Congratulations to Bryan Cryer - UNO senior right-hander was named to the 2008 Louisville Slugger All-America third team! Bryan Cryer - Sunbelt Conference Pitcher of the Year 2008 - trained with Coach Forbes this past summer at Next Level!!! Way to go Bryan!
A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK!!!
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Baton Rouge-based Louisiana Warriors advanced to the championship bracket of the AAU 19-and-under National Baseball Tournament with a 13-3 victory over Canada’s Northwest Slam on Wednesday.With the victory, the Warriors (2-2) advance to play New Jersey’s Bergen County Bombers at 8 a.m. today at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex.
Andrew Forbes of Live Oak High helped lead the way past the Slam by pitching a one-hitter and driving in five runs. Forbes struck out four in four and one-third innings of the five-inning game. John Edwards of Port Allen got the final two outs in relief.
At the plate, Forbes finished 3-for-3 with a single, double and a triple with five RBIs. Parkview Baptist’s Jonathan Thompson was also 3-for-3 with two doubles and five RBIs. Troy Laborde of Port Allen was 1-for-2 and scored three runs for the winners. AAU 19-and-under Nationals La. Warriors 13, Northwest Slam 3
Louisiana Warriors 444 01 — 13 10 0
Northwest Slam 003 00 — ß3 ß1 3
W — Andrew Forebes L — n/a. Leaders: WARRIORS: Andrew Forbes (3-3, 2B, 3B, 5 RBIs), Jonathan Thompson (3-3, two 2B, 5 RBIs), Troy Laborde (1-2, 3 runs), Steven Gajan (1-2),