Morris 12U- National was the only team in tournament action over the easter weekend going 2-0 and capturing the 1 seed in a rain shortened tournament.
After the quiet easter weekend, Morris Baseball picked up right where it left off.
Morris 10U came out hot in the GLYSE Spring Slamfest winning all three of their pool play against the Bridgeport Bombers (11-0), Born 2 Ball (12-1), and Downers Grove Fury (4-0) to become the overall number 1 seed. Morris 10U squeaked by Born 2 Ball 6-5 and then won the championship over Hitters Hammers on a walk off hit by the score of 10-8.
Morris 11U stumbled out of the gate on Saturday losing 15-7 to Jem baseball but quickly regained their footing beating the NWI Shockers 10-1 and the Akadema Aviators 16-1 to claim the four seed for Sunday’s bracket play. Morris 11U handled the #1 seed Outsiders Baseball Club 13-2 to ease into the championship before falling to Welles Park to place second.
Morris 12U – American started the weekend with 2 slugfests winning Game 1 over the Cangelosi Sparks 12-10 and Fokus 19-13 becoming the 3 seed for Sunday’s bracket play. Morris was able to beat Go Pro – Kujak while falling to the West Englewood Tigers 14-6 in the Semi Finals.
Morris 12U – National played in a Best of 3 Series with the Outsiders Baseball Club for the USSSA Battle of the Aces Championship. Morris 12U took the first game of the three game set 7-4 after nine innings while losing the night cap 10-0 forcing the deciding game three to be played on Sunday. Morris 12U jumped out to an early lead but the Outsider responded each and every time before scoring 4 in the bottom of the 5th to take a 9-5 lead and the Championship Game.
Morris 13U – American powered their way through bracket play in the USSSA Battle of the Aces championship beating the NWI Renegades 12-3 and the Portage tribe 13-6. Being a 1 seed, Morris blew out the NWI Force 18-3 and defeated the Portage Tribe again by a score of 7-2 to win the Championship.
Morris 13U – National played in the Best of the Best championships and did not disappoint winning the first two games 8-0 over Rhino Baseball and 10-0 over the Huntley Red Raiders to be the overall number 1 seed going into bracket play. While in bracket play, Morris cruised to an easy 12-4 win over the Outsiders Baseball Club, muscled past the Huntley Red Raiders 6-2 and defeated Rhino Baseball 6-4 to win the Championship.
Morris 14U – Lenz steamrolled their way through bracket play winning 6-0 over Oak Forest Blue Demons-Zielinski and 15-0 over 14U Cunningham. They did not let their foot off the gas defeating 14U Cunningham 12-0 in the Semi-Finals and finally allowing a run but scoring more winning the Championship 8-3 over FoKus.
Morris 14U – Pettit hit the ground running in the GLYSE Spring Slamfest outscoring opponents (Illiana Thunderbolts, Vikings United, Midwest Rangers) 44-18 in pool play to become the 1 seed. In bracket play, Morris kept the bats alive winning 12-9 over White Sox – Elite and 12-4 over the Westchester Chargers to bring home another piece of hardware.