News and Announcements
Lumber Company's 2009 season is quickly approaching. Check back to this website frequently for updates on league and tournament schedules, roster information, fundraisers, sponsors and more!! See you all soon on a ball filed near you.
March 10th Update - Lumber Company's fisrt 2009 tournament will be the Joliet USSSA "D" NIT on Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th at the Inwood Sports Complex.
March 6th Update - Lumber Company will be playing 2009 league games at the Joliet Park District in the Tuesday night "C" and Thursday night "B" leagues.
February Update - Lumber Company is happy to announce two roster additions for 2009. We have added Todd Matichak and Mike Maloney to the squad. Welcome!!
January Update - Lumber Company is honored to continue with Drahos Dental as Sponsor for 2009. A big Thank You goes out to Dr. Lee Drahos. His office information is located on this website under the sponsor link.
Lumber Company went 4-2 in the 56 team 2008 USSSA "D" State Tournament held in Rockford, IL August 16th and 17th. The Lumber Company game scores were as follows.
Game 1: Wizards 13, Lumber Co. 1
Game 2: Lumber Co. 9, T-Shirtz Etc. 6
Game 3: Lumber Co. 17, Neighbors Bar & Grill 7
Game 4: Lumber Co. 6, Big Ox 5
Game 5: Lumber Co. 17, Straightline Movers 7
Game 6: Rigid Construction 7, Lumber Co. 4
Leading the LoCo offense for the weekend were J.Filas, .727; R.Wilda, .667; M.Baranski, .600; M.Wallace, .579; M.Staab, .526; K.Wallace, .526 and M.Narducci, .500.
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Lumber Company opens play in this weekend's NSA "D" State Tournament on Saturday, July 19th at River Road Park in Kankakee, IL at 10:00am on field #1 against Xtreme Dzingnz/Well Hung. There are 21 teams in this weekend's NSA "D" State tournament. The tourney will be 2 days on both Saturday and Sunday. Check back on Monday to see how the Lumber Co. makes out.
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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 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.