Academy Select-Saylor 9U finished the season strong by winning the AAYBA Diamond division World Series. After finishing pool play at the overall #15 seed (3-1) ASB had to play the #2 seed Ellis County Expos in which the fell short and lost 9-6 and were forced to the Diamond division. In the first round, ASB came out on top against a very talented #10 seed Midwest Elite-Kemp team 15-11. In the Semi Final game, ASB played the #6 seed Coppell Cowboys and won the game 8-6 earning a ticket to the championship game against the #9 seed Fit and Wise Muscle. ASB lead the game the whole way until the Muscle scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 4th to tie the game. The grit of ASB scored 4 runs in the top of the 5th and shut out the muscle in the bottom of the frame to secure the championship. "I was extremely proud of the boys for the focus and effort they showed all tournament and especially during the moments of adversity" "Great Job, Boys.....DO WORK!!"
Tag(s): 11U Saylor/Salmon