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Lumber Company went 2-2 in the NSA "D" State Tournament in Kankakee, IL over the July 22nd/23rd weekend good for a 5th place finish in the 24 team tournament. After a first round bye the Lumber Co. games played out as follows. Game 1: Lumber Co. 15, Mighty Mites 12 Game 2: Lumber Co. 13, Roaddawgs 9 (8 innings) Game 3: Burton's 13, Lumber Co. 7 Game 4: Well Hung Drywall 15, Lumber Co. 8 Lumber Company's two losses in this state tournament came to the hands of the 2nd and 3rd place finishing teams. Leading the Lumber Co. offense all weekend were K.Wallace .538; R.Motta, .538; T.Giese, .533; M.Wallace, .533 and B.Walsh, .500. Lumber Company needs to get right back at it, as their next game is tonight, Monday July 24th at 7:30pm against Alfa's in the Joliet City Tournament (Open division). *click on this articles headline to view the entire NSA State bracket.
Lumber Company will open play in the annual Joliet City Softball Tournament's Open Division on Monday, July 24th at 7:30pm against Alfa's on field #1. There are nine teams in this year's open division field. The first round games all scheduled for Monday the 24th are as follows. Lumber Co. vs. Alfa's (7:30 - field #1) Ken's Beverage vs. Roaddawgs (8:15 - field #2) KGB vs. Money (9:00 - field #1) Primetime vs. Lumber Co./Alfa's winner (9:00 - field #5) Squad vs. D'Arcy/Creative Design (8:15 - field #6) If you want to see a great atmosphere for softball come out to the Joliet fields any day this week and check out the action. Check back on Tuesday to get all the Monday night Open City Tournament results.
Lumber Company settled for another 3rd place finish in the July 15th Godley NSA "D" World Series Qualiifer. Lumber Company was 2-2 on the weekend and won $94 in travel money for the NSA "D" World tournament. The Lumber Co. games and scores were as follows. Game 1: Lumber Co. 14, Dirt Works 1 Game 2: Lumber Co. 16, Horseman 6 Game 3: S&P Carpentry 9, Lumber Co. 2 Game 4: Teresa's Pizza 6, Lumber Co. 5 Leading the LoCo offense all weekend were T.Giese, .875, 1 HR; M.Wallace, .750; A.Blazechovich, .727; J.Behun, .600 and J.Filas, .533. Lumber Company's next game is Tuesday, July 17th in JPD league play against Big Slick. Lumber Co.'s next tournament is the NSA "D" State tournament in Kankakee, IL next weekend on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday July 23rd.
Lumber Company took 3rd place in the 5 team NSA "D" Super NIT on Saturday, July 8th. Lumber Company opened the tourney pounding the ball and playing good defense beating Swing Kings in 4 innings by the final score of 18-3. Next up for the LoCo in the winner's bracket championship was Cruiser's from Indiana. This game saw the LoCo fall behind 6-0 in the top of the first and the Lumber Co. was not able to battle back ultimately losing by a final score of 14-10. In their third game of the day Lumber Co. was matched up with Village Pub with the winner getting a shot a Cruiser's and the tournament title. This game was back and forth with the Lumber Co. holding a 13-8 lead after 5 innings and a 2 run lead going into the top of the 7th. However, Village Pub out scored the Lumber Co. 9-3 in the last 2 innings to go on to win by a final score of 17-16. Though the Lumber Co. scored in every inning to go along with a lot of hits (28) and base runners in this game, they could never muster up the big blow to put Village Pub away. For their efforts the LoCo earned a berth to the NSA "D" World Series in Kankakee, IL as well as a 26oz. TPS Catalyst, from tournament Sponsor Lousiville Slugger. Leading the Lumber Co. offense all weekend were T.Giese, .833, 2 HRs, 10 RBIS; A.Blazekovich, .750; J.Filas, .727; R.Nurczyk, .714; M.Wallace, .667, 1 HR, 8 RBIs; J.Behun, .600; B.Munday, .600 and K.Quinn, .583. Lumber Co.'s team batting average was an impressive .615, which usually leads to better results. Lumber Company's next game will be Tuesday, July 11th against Young Guns at 9:30pm in JPD league play. Lumber Company's next tournament will be this Saturday, July 15th in the Godley NSA "D" WSQ. *click on this article's headline to view the entire bracket.
Lumber Company went 3-2 in this weekend's NSA "D" WSQ in East Peoria to finish in 3rd place. The 3rd place finish earned Lumber Company a berth to the NSA "D" Regional Tournament in Arlington Heights, IL on the weeekend of August 26th and 27th, as well as $43.75 in prize money. The score of the Lumber Company games were as follows. Game 1: Well Hung Drywall 24, Lumber Co. 11 Game 2: Lumber Co. 26, Good Time Tap 4 Game 3: Lumber Co. 8, Casey's Softball 2 Game 4: Lumber Co. 14, PUB II/P.A.L. 7 Game 5: Harold's Auto 12, Lumber Co. 9 Leading the Lumber Co. offense all weekend were B.Walsh, .857; B.Munday, .812; T.Giese, .800, 13 RBIs, 2 HRs; M.Wallace, .722, 11 RBIs, 1 HR; J.Filas, .667 and J.Pool, .526, 1 HR. Lumber Company's next game will be on Tuesday, June 27th at 6:30pm against Squad in JPD league play. Lumber Company's next tournament will be July 8th & 9th in the NSA "D" Super NIT in Kankakee, IL. *click on this article's headline to view the entire bracket