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NOAH Baseball will be holding tryouts for the 2012/2013 High School
Varsity, JV and Freshman teams on Saturday, June 9th at 10:00 a.m. at the NOAH
practice fields on 83rd and 129th east avenue. Eligible players must be
homeschool to participate. This an open tryout. Current year players must attend the
tryouts. Please wear baseball attire. Be at the field for registration and warm-ups by 9:30 a.m.
The NOAH 13U competitive team finished in 2nd place in the Broken Arrow USSSA Tournament over the weekend losing 7-5 in the championship.
Team members (kneeling) Braden Johnson, Brooks Antle, Peter Arjay, Bryson Davis, Evan Jacoby (Standing) Coach Jacoby, Dario Rivera, Trevor Johnson, Jordan Blom, Nathaniel Moss, Joey Redenius and Coach Johnson
The Jags battled the St. Louis Patroits in the DII 3rd place game as Scott Koszykowski made his first appearance on the hill of the tournament. Kozy scattered 9 hits, 3 walks and 4 runs over 7 innings. The Jags played flawless defense committing no errors but couldn't get the sticks going on offense. Ben Beaver and Josh Ferguson had singles and Cole Wilson's double were the only hits of the game. The Partiots walked 7 batters and had 4 errors but the Jags could only muster 2 runs. With the loss, the NOAH Jaguars ended 4th in Division II and 12th overall in a field of 27.
Division 2 Semi-final Game - Houston Falcons 12 NOAH 2 Jags scored the game's first run after walks by Cole Wilson and Joe Sabatini. Cole Wilson scored when Kendall Davis hit into a fielders choice. Josh Ferguson started the game on the mound pitched two scoreless innings until the Falcons got on the scoreboard with 2 runs in the 3rd inning. NOAH tied the game in the 4th when Kendall Davis reached on a single then scored on fielder's choice. The Falcons added one run in the 4th before breaking open the game with 4 runs in the 5th. Ferguson was replaced by Cooper Files who finished the 5th. Wesley Dominguez pitched in the 6th where the Falcons added 5 runs to stop the game. The story of the game was lack of offense by the Jags (1 hit 4 walks and only 1 error) and good offense by the Falcons (16 hits 1 walk, 4 errors and 1 hit by pitch). The NOAH Jags now play for 3rd Place in Division 2, Sat 5/5/12 10:30 Eastern.
The Jaguars quest for Division 1 World Series Championship ends in a 4-3 loss to Woodstock, Georgia on Thursday, May 3rd. The loss sends the Jags to the Divsion II Bracket.
Seeding Game 4 - Woodstock, GA 4 NOAH 3
Wesley Shaffer was on the mound again and it became an exciting contest. The Knights scored a run in the 1st inning when the lead off batter walked, moved to 2nd on an error then to 3rd on a balk and scored on a sac fly to left. That was all they could manage till the 5th inning as Shaffer and the team settled down and made some solid plays to quiet the Knights. The Jags struggled to get runs across the plate stranding 6 runners until the 4th inning when a walk, 3 singles by Mackenzy Shipman, Kendall Davis and Ben Beaver and a hit batter combined to put the Jags up 3-1. The Knights got a run back in the 5th and tied it in the 6th. In the top of the 7th, Shipman and Austin Stevens reached on errors and Cooper Files singled to right to put NOAH ahead 4-3. In the bottom of the 7th inning, the Knights leadoff batter singled to right, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt and the 3rd hole batter walked. The Knights clean up man iced the game with a hugh double to center field to score the tying and winning runs. Moving the NOAH Jaguars into the Division II Bracket.
Division II First Round Game - NOAH 6 Temple, Tx 2
The 1st game in the Division II Brackets had NOAH playing the Temple TX Chargers with Cole Wilson on the hill. Kendall Davis scored the Jags 1st run after reaching 2nd on a throwing error by the Chargers pitcher. He advanced to 3rd on a single by Caleb Baca and scored when MacKenzy Shipman reached on an error. In the top of the 3rd, Davis drove in Cole Wilson who reached on an error and Joe Sabatini who was hit by pitch with a booming triple to center field. The Chargers would get back their only 2 runs in the bottom of the inning on single and a 2-run homer over centerfield. In the 4th inning Cooper Files walked and was out on a fielders choice that put Austin Stevens on first and Ben Beaver singled but both runners were stranded. The 5th inning saw Kendall Davis slug a 2-run homer after Sabatini drew a lead off walk. Cooper Files moved to the mound as the heat took its toll on Wilson. Files finished the last 3 innings allowing 1 hit, 1 walk and striking out 4. The Jags scored 1 last time in the top of the 7th on Joe Sabatinis triple to right and an RBI single by Davis. Final score 6-2 NOAH. Other notes, Baca added 2 walks to his single and MacKenzy Shipman had a single and a double in the game.
The Jags will play in the Division II Semi-finals on Friday, May 4th at 1:00 p.m CST against Houston Northside Falcons. The winner will play in the DII Championship Game on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. CST.
NOAH Jaguars beat Spring, Tx Mustangs 10-5 in the third seeding game.
Josh Ferguson started on the bump for the Jags to face the Spring Texas Mustangs. The loser of this game drops to division III with the winner moving to the Qualifier round where a win puts your team into Division I and a loss puts you in Division II. Ferguson came out strong retiring six of the first seven batters in the first two innings stranding the lone baserunner on first after he had reached on an error. Jags jumped out to an early lead by scoring 4 runs in the first, 1 in the second and 2 in the third on 3 walks, triples by Joe Sabatini, Austin Dillingham and Austin Stevens. The Mustangs got on the scoreboard by plating a run on a single and double in the 4th inning. Third baseman MacKenzy Shipman had a put out and assist in the inning. The 5th inning saw a couple of miscues and three hits and a walk to bring the Mustangs back to within 2 runs. Wes Dominguez replaced Ferguson and got the last out to end the inning. Dominguez pitched the 6th inning by walking two but coming back to retire the last 2 batters with K's and getting the save in the 10-5 Win. The Jaguars now move to the Qualifier games looking for another win to move into the Platinum Division.
Jags will play Woodstock, GA on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. CST. If they win they will be in the Division 1 (Top 8) Bracket for the second year in a row.