JCBI takes 3rd at Show-Me Games

via John Haynes:
The JCBI 14U baseball team took third place in the Show-Me State Games Competitive division last weekend, beating the Washington Rookies 4-3 on Sunday in Columbia. JCBI won 3 and lost 2 for the tournament.

In the third place game against the Rookies Cam Carroll pitched a complete game, picking up the win with 8 strikeouts and gave up 2 walks. Trevor Rucker had 2 RBI and Sam Atkinson had an RBI. Alex Johnson was 2-2 with 2 runs scored.

JCBI lost the first round of bracket play to the Mid-America Blue Devils 5-3 on Sunday. Steven Coots took the loss. Carroll was 2-3 with a double and 1 RBI. Johnson had an RBI and Dylan Brauner scored twice.

JCBI was 2-1 in pool play beating the Southwest Missouri Pride 3-2 and the Washington Rookies 5-4 but losing to the St. Louis Express 4-3.

JC opened pool play with the 3-2 win over the Pride, Carroll pitched the complete game for the win picking up 7 strikeouts. Brauner was 2-3 with a triple and run scored, Johnson was 2-2 with an RBI and run scored, Rylie Klosterman picked up an RBI.

In the second pool game Austin Kneeskern pitched the 5-4 complete game win over the Washington Rookies. Kneeskern picked up 3 strikeouts and gave up one walk. Brauner was 2-3 with a double and run scored. Corey Beard picked up 2 RBI and run scored, with Coots, Johnson and Kneeskern each having one RBI for JC.

JC lost a pool game to the St. Louis Express 4-3 with Johnson and Coots pitching, Coots took the loss. Johnson hit 2-3 with an inside the park home run and Coots also had an RBI for JC. Brauner and Rucker also scored for JC.

The team played 59 games for the year under Coaches Dave Schreimann, Jake Johnson and Phil Atkinson. The team also finished second at the Missouri State AA Tournament in early July.

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