News and Announcements
Lumber Co. takes 3rd in Godley NSA
Lumber Company took 3rd place finishing 2-2 in the June 1st NSA "D" WSQ at K-Mine Field in Godley, IL. For their efforts the Lumber Company earned a NSA "D" Super Regional berth for later this summer in Warsaw, IN. The Lumber Co. game scores were as follows.
Game 1: Southside Connections 19, Lumber Co. 8
Game 2: Lumber Co. 7, Kevinagain's 6
Game 3: Lumber Co. 19, Roaddawg's 11
Game 4: Get Boozled 9, Lumber Co. 8
Leading the LoCo offense over the weekend were K.Wallace, .692; K.Nahs, .600; M.Staab, .600; R.Wilda, .583; B.Strum, .538; M.Wallace, .500; B.Munday, .500 and M.Narducci 1 HR.
Lumber Co. next game will be Tuesday, June 3rd at 7:30pm on field #4 against Presicion in JPD League play. Lumber Co.'s next tourney will be a USSSA "D" Qualifier June 21st and 22nd in Joliet.
Lumber Company Wins Joliet Spring Tourney
Lumber Company opened the 2008 season by winning the 12 team Joliet Spring Training Tournament, going 4-1 in route to the tournament title. For their 1st place finish Lumber Company took home the $400 first prize. The Lumber Company game scores were as follows.
Game 1: Lumber Co. 12, Vito's 1
Game 2: Lumber Co. 14, Peanut Butter Jelly 11
Game 3: Lumber Co. 9, Ken's Beverage/Shockers 4
Game 4: Young Guns 12, Lumber Co. 2
Game 5: Lumber Co. 7, Young Guns 6
With the wind blowing in most of the day, it was a mix of timely hitting, good pitching by Kenny Wallace and a strong defense (which turned 6 double plays) that lead the Lumber Co. to the tourney crown. Leading the LoCo offense for the weekend were J.Filas, .857, 5 RBIs; K.Nahs, .733, 8 RBIs, 2 HRs; T.Giese, .727; M.Narducci, .687, 5 RBIs; M.Wallace, .611; B.Strum, .500, 7 RBIs, 1 HR and M.Baranski, .500.
Lumber Company's next tournament, the Joliet USSSA "D" NIT at the Inwood Sports Complex, is this coming weekend - April 26th and 27th.