Monday, June 1, 2009

Jags 10U - Owasso Tournament Champs!

Pictured front row (left to right) Nate Raper, Austin Ogden, Nathaniel Moss and Joey Redenius back row (left to right): Coach Randy Jacoby, Evan Jacoby, Peter Arjay, Danny Merrill, Matty Merrill, Jono Harrington, Sammy Replogle Coach Ron Harrington and Coach Mark Raper. (not pictured DJ Jespersen)

The NOAH 10U Competitive Team won the Owasso USSSA Qualifer tournament over the weekend. The Jags went 1-1 in pool play beating the Collinsville Dirtybirds 14-3 on Evan Jacoby's no-hitter. Chelsea Regulators beat the Jags 16-14 in the next pool play game.

The Jags started in the Championship bracket with a 32-3 win over the Owasso Rangers highlighted by a Jonathan Harrington grand slam in the first inning! The Jags bats got hot and the game was called in the second inning due to mercy rule. The Jags took on the #1 seed Grove Ridegrunners in the semi-finals. Grove jumped out to 4-0 lead going into the 3rd inning. Peter Arjay hit a 2-out 3-run double in the left field gap to make the score 4-3. He later scored on an Evan Jacoby RBI single to centerfield. The Jags scored 3 more runs with 2 outs to take a 7-4 lead. Jags scored 5 more runs in the last inning and held on to win 12-5 to advance to the championship game against undefeated Skiatook Giants. Jono Harrington pitched a 5 inning complete game.

The Jags faced the Giants in the Championship game. The Giants were big team but the Jags fought and clawed their way to a 12-6 victory. Matty Merrill pitched a 5 inning complete game. Congratulations boys and coaches!

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