Lumber Co 3-2 at USSSA Northern "D" State

Posted by Robert Munday on Aug 17 2004 at 05:00PM PDT in 2019
Lumber Company went 3-2 in the 64 team USSSA "D" Northern State Tournament in Rockford, IL good for 17th place. Lumber Company opened the tourney with a 12-6 win over Burkhart Trucking from Pecatonica, IL. Lumber Co. opened the state tourney off with a 12 run first inning and coasted from there. In game number 2 Lumber Co. was paired up against Joltin' Joes from Waukegan, IL. Joltin' Joes sent the LoCo to the loser's bracket knocking them off by a final score of 11-6. Lumber Co. opened play in the loser's bracket with a 14-7 win over Ice House Dogs from Chicago, IL. The win advanced Lumber Co. to a match-up with One Dog from Joliet, IL. This game was all Lumber Company as they won by the 15 run rule in 4 innings by a final score of 17-2. In Lumber Company's 5th game of the day they were matched up with a tough Adams Service team out of Crystal Lake, IL. Lumber Company owned a 10-0 lead after 2 innings of play but Adams Service would battle back and eventually win the game by a final score of 16-11 ending the LoCo's state title hopes. Leading the Lumber Co. offense all weekend were E.Boe, .812, 2 HRs, 9 RBIs; J.Filas, .750; B.Munday, .625, 5 RBIs; A.Blazekovich, .533; J.Lesnik, .500; R.Nurczyk, 1 HR, 8 RBIs; M.Wallace, 1 HR and 7 RBIs and M.Staab, 7 RBIs. Lumber Company's next games will be in the USSSA "D" Central State Tournament this weekend in Peoria, IL. *click on this article' headline to view the entire tournament's resultsimage


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