The Batesville Bats 14U traveled to the Plex in Greensburg and won the AA championship above Panther Baseball from Jennings County 9-1. The squad achieved the championship contest by defeating the Hoosier Severe from Bloomington 10-5 in the semifinal.
In the 1st spherical of bracket play on Sunday, the workforce innovative with a 7- victory over the Midwest Hustle from Lawrenceburg/Southwest Ohio. The Bats gained the No. 2 seed on bracket day by defeating the Outlaws from Ripley/Jennings Counties in a perfectly performed contest 7-5 right before struggling a person bad inning in a loss to a sound Centerville group 14-5 on Saturday in advance of the heavy winds and rain hit.
There had been quite a few shiny spots offensively for the squad about the weekend together with Preston Blessing hit an impressive .750 for the event, Noah Weigel hit .667 with 4 doubles and six RBIs, Cade Simonson .667, Brody Huff .571, Clay Eckstein .556, Cayden Drake .429, Keegan Walke .400, Trent Stuart .333 with two doubles and Trevor Castner strike a 325 ft. dwelling operate on Saturday.
The crew was reliable defensively with a .936 fielding proportion on the weekend committing only 5 glitches in 5 video games. Austin Hodge led the way from driving the plate. The catcher caught 15 innings and threw out two runners seeking to steal. The center infield play of Carson Hartley at shortstop and Caleb Mohr at next base was important to the team’s good results.
Pitching was good for the Bats and gave the offense a chance at getting champions. Eckstein was (2-) over the weekend with a save in crunch time on Saturday towards the Outlaws. The ideal hander went 7 1/3 innings for the event, allowing for only 7 hits, 4 acquired runs, putting out 10 and walking only 2. Rylan Yeager earned the victory in the championship from the hill, likely 3 innings, allowing for 1 strike, no operates, striking out 1 and walking 4. The leftie, Stuart, acquired the preserve in the title contest heading the closing two innings, enabling 1 strike, just one gained operate, placing out 1 and strolling 1.
The crew would like to thank its numerous sponsors, who without having their generous donations this practical experience would not be attainable: Batesville Fraternal Get of Eagles Aerie #1130, The Napoleon State Lender, Randy’s Roadhouse – Batesville, Buckley’s Services Center, Bruns-Gutzwiller, Laudick Trucking Inc., S&B Driving School, Med-Mizer Inc, Gunter Landscaping LLC, @Hair Alley 812, Weigel Funeral Property, Excellent Plains Communications, Lee’s State RV, Edward Jones-Finacial Advisor Ryan Holcomb, On Goal Sporting Merchandise Inc, Sophisticated Nitriding Methods LLC, The Toros Batesville Indiana, Spruce Salon, Koch Car Parts & Assistance, Inc., Batesville Tool & Die, The Place of work Store, Inc., Widener Automotive Inc., Meyer Custom Cues and Walmart.
The squad (13-9-1) will future be in action the weekend of June 3-5 in the USSSA Strike for the Cycle in Indianapolis.