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10u ASB Smitherman Champions

03/20/2017, 4:45pm CDT
By JD Smitherman

The 10u AAA ASB - Smitherman went 5-0 this past weekend and won the USSSA Lucky Strikes tournament in Arlington.  They outscored their opponents 33-11, behind great pitching, defense and key hits.

The team went 2-0 on Saturday giving them the 1 seed in the 12-team tournament.   

On Saturday, George McClaskey, Aiden Vinsel, Adam Blasingame, Eli Smitherman and Tyler Little held opponents to 4 runs behind key hits from Eli Smitherman, Jackson Miles, Blake Busboom, Drew Scurlock, Eric Aguilar, Adam Blasingame and Karson Williams.

The first game on Sunday versus the Banditos, Reid Jordan threw 6 strong innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs allowing the team to advance to the semi-finals.  In the semi-final game against the Dallas Patriots - Sheets, Tyler Little pitched another gem, allowing 5 hits, getting the 4-3 win to advance to the championship.  

In the championship, Eli Smitherman pitched 5 innings on 4 hits and 1 earned run.   Aiden Vinsel led the hitting attack with 3 RBIs and Reid Jordan had the walk off double in the bottom of the 5th scoring Jackson Miles to give the team a 10-2 victory and their first championship of the year.

Tag(s): 11U Jordan