Coach Pryor also playing with Team USA Wheelchair Softball Team
Staff Reports | Digital Free Press
The Ability360 Arizona Diamondbacks wheelchair softball team is among the field of 20 teams competing in the National Wheelchair Softball Association World Series, Aug. 4-6 at Ozinga Field in the Chicago suburb of Crestwood.
Led by player-coach Nick Pryor, who also will be competing with Team USA Wheelchair Softball Team at the World Series and then at the World Championships in Japan in early November, the Ability360 Arizona Diamondbacks open play against the Deep South Hurricanes from Mississippi.
The winner of the opening game will take on the winner of the game between LWSRA Hawks of Illinois and the victor of the play-in game between West Michigan Rollin Whitecaps and the National Veterans WC Games.
The tournament champion will be crowned on Saturday.
Ability360 Arizona Diamondbacks players are Stephen Binning, Phoenix, 3rd base; David Gildon, Phoenix, 1st base; Eddy King, Phoenix, infield; Jordan Koeninger, Tempe, outfield; Sarah Heinzl, Phoenix, catcher; Nate Nassoiy, Phoenix, outfield/catcher; Paul Paczesny, Chandler, infield/outfield; Pryor, Phoenix, rover; Luis Raygoza, Glendale, pitcher/outfield; Clifford “CJ” Scheidegger, Mesa, outfield; Myranda Shields, Peoria, 3rd base/outfield; Diego Suazo, Phoenix, outfield/1st base; Tim Surry, Chandler, pitcher; and Justin Walker, Gilbert, shortstop/outfield. Jakob Richardson, Cave Creek, and Jason Stine, Cave Creek, are the assistant coaches.