JCBI: State Tournament

It was a tough tournament and the boys just didn’t look like themselves.  Not much to say, it’s just been a really tough year and the boys can’t seem to catch a break.  Character building is how you might refer to it, but as one parent pointed out.  “Character building ended a month ago, this is torture.” If only it was a computer, it’d be time to hit the reset button.

The boys have a few league games this week and another couple tournaments later in July.  So it’s time to hit the practice fields and try to put things back together again.

John provides us the ugly details…

JCBI 13U – State AAA Tourney

The JCBI 13U team faced stiff competition at the 13U State AAA tournament in St. Peters last weekend and went 0-3 for the tournament.

In the first game against the Lee’s Summitt Missouri Heat JC lost 17-2.  Corey Beard was the starter and took the loss with Joseph Limbach and Jacob Laughlin pitching relief.  JC managed four hits with Alex Johnson picking up a hit and an RBI and Riley Klosterman had a double.  Dylan Brauner scored JC’s first run on a walk and a steal and was driven in by Johnson.  Johnson scored JC’s other run on a double steal with Dan Haynes.

In the second game JC lost to the Chesterfield Show-Me State Tigers 12-5.  Johnson was the starter and took the loss with Scott Stegeman pitching relief.  JC had 6 hits with Stegeman picking up 3 RBI and Laughlin picking up 2 RBI.  Brauner had a double for JC.  Sam Atkinson had 2 hits and scored 2 runs, Trevor Rucker scored 2 runs with a hit, and Haynes scored the other JC run.

JC came close in the final game but lost 5-4 to the Eureka Wildcats.  Joey Smith was the starter and took the loss with Brauner pitching relief.  JC gave up 3 unearned runs in the loss.  The team managed 6 hits with Haynes picking up 2 RBI and Laughlin with 1 RBI.  Laughlin and Stegeman had doubles for JC with Johnson, Stegeman, Atkinson and Thomas Beul scoring JC?s runs.

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