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Lumber Co. won three games on Friday night in route to winning the 2009 Competitive Joliet City Tournament Title. Lumber Co. opened the night with a 11-1 victory over Redrum/Uptown Tap putting them in the Championship game and giving them another shot at Shockers. Lumber Co. won the first Championship game over Shockers 20-19 forcing the "if" game. In the City Tournament final the Lumber Company scored early and often winning in 6 innings by the final of 20-6. Congratulations to all Lumber Co. players, sponsors and fans on a great week of softball. The scores of all the Lumber Co. City Tournament games were as follows.
- Game #1: Lumber Co. 17, Jameson's/D'Arcy 7
- Game #2: Lumber Co. 18, Boru Ballers 13
- Game #3: Shockers 11, Lumber Co. 10
- Game #4: Lumber Co. 11, Redrum/Uptown Tap 1
- Game #5: Lumber Co. 20, Shockers 19
- Game #6: Lumber Co. 20, Shockers 6
Leading the LoCo offense for the week were J.Filas, 1.000; T.Matichak, .750; K.Nahs, .684, 1 HR; T.Giese, .667, 1 HR; B.Munday, .667; A.Blazekovich, .625; K.Quinn, .609; R.Wilda, .609, 1 HR; M.Maloney, .588, B.Strum, .550, 2 HRs and M.Staab, .500. Contributing with timely hitting, on the defensive side of the ball, on the mound and on the bases were K.Wallace, M.Narducci, S.Munday, J.Lesnik and M.Wallace. This one was a total TEAM effort.
Click on the link below to view the Joliet Heralrd New Story on the Lumber Co. win.
Lumber Company went 2-2 in the 2009 NSA "D" State Tournament good for a 7th place finish. The Lumber Company games were as follows.
- Game 1: Swing Kings 10, Lumber Co. 9
- Game 2: Lumber Co. 19, Capital Punishment 9
- Game 3: Lumber Co. 14, Pub II 10
- Gmar 4: Shockers 24, Lumber Co. 20
Leading the LoCo offense over the weekend were T.Giese, .727, 1 HR; K.Nahs, .667; A.Blazekovich, .667; R.Wilda, .636, 2 HRs; M.Narduci, .571; T.Matichak, .571; B.Strum, .562, 1 HR; M.Wallace, .538; M.Staab, .500; B.Munday, .500 and J.Behun, .500.
Lumber Co. next game is in Joliet City tournament play on Monday, July 20th at 6:45pm against Jameson's.
Lumber Company Softball will be hosting their 2nd Annual Summer Party/Fundraiser at McBrody's Bar & Grill on Saturday, July 11th out on the patio. The fundraiser will begin at 7:30pm. The deal will include 4 hours of booze and appetizers for $25 per person.
Other higlights will include a 50/50 raffle, raffles for various tickets, gift certificates and other items, as well as a bean bag tournament. We hope to see you out for a night of summer fun that will also be helping support Lumber Company Softball. If interested, please feel free to reach out to any Lumber Company softball player.
McBrody's is located at 73 W. Jefferson Street in Joliet, IL 60432.
Please feel free to print out the flier below with all the party details.
Lumber Company went 2-2 in this past weekend's USSSA "D" NIT. Game results are below.
- Game 1: VIP Softball 16, Lumber Co. 6
- Game 2: Lumber Co. 13, Band of Brutha's 1
- Game 3: Lumber Co. 7, Gametime Buzz 0
- Game 4: Amish Mafia 15, Lumber Co. 2
Lumber Company's next game is their JPD league opener on Tuesday, May 5th at 8:30pm on field #5 against Clayton's Tap. The Lumber Co.'s next tournament is the NSA "D" Early Bird World Series Qualifier on the weekend of May 16th and 17th in Kankakee, IL.
**click on this article's headline to view the entire tournament's results.
Pictures from the Lumber Co. vs. VIP game can be viewed by clicking the link below, they are courtesy of Piehouse.