Jul 21, 2012 | Dan Thompson | 218 views
Terriers 17U Go 3-3 At Prestigious Premier Junior Championships In Joplin, Missouri
After defeating the Austin Wings (10-6) in the opener of the tournament the Junior Terriers did not find the winning ways again until the final two games of pool play when they defeated the Austin Slam 11-2 and the Nebraska Sluggers 19-2. The week was characterized by outstanding hitting and incredible run production. Collectively the Terriers scored 55 runs and belted out 71 hits in six games. Of the 71 hits 18 were of the extra base variety.
Hee Do Kim had an outstanding tournament in the lead off spot belting out 11 hits, scoring 8 runs with 3 RBIs and 5 walks. TJ Baker had 10 hits including a triple and a home run. He also scored 8 runs and had 3 bases on balls while playing a solid defensive first base. Callum Murphy played excellent defence all week while belting out 12 hits including 3 doubles and 2 triples while driving and incredible 14 runs in six games.
Solid pitching performances by Kevin Lucas, Wil Prowse and Zack Sloan provided the 3 wins for the Terriers.
The Junior Terrier players now move on to their Senior year where they will open up in tournaments in New Jersey or Long Island , New York in early August.