Butler 10U Takes 1st Place in Hornet's Early Bird

2013-05-12

On Mother's Day weekend, {pop_team:2013:Butler:10U}Pittsburgh Power Butler 10U{/pop_team:2013:Butler:10U} was undefeated in the 6 games leading to the championship game. Major contributions were made by the entire team in double elimination tournament.

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Going into the 7th inning the score was tied. Strong hitting and aggressive base running scored 2 runs to take the lead. Great defense and strong pitching held the Pittsburgh Lady Roadrunners to a scoreless inning for a final score of 10-8.

The weekend was packed with action. Double Plays by {pop_player:Ashley:Deweese}Ashley Deweese{/pop_player:Ashley:Deweese} and {pop_player:Lauren:Harris}Lauren Harris{/pop_player:Lauren:Harris}. A throw down from catcher {pop_player:Lauren:Sutton}Lauren Sutton{/pop_player:Lauren:Sutton} stopped the steal to 2nd which led to an out. Fly balls hit to the outfield were caught by {pop_player:Jarae:Turner}JaRae Turner{/pop_player:Jarae:Turner}. Excellent pitching by {pop_player:Brianna:Butler}Brianna Butler{/pop_player:Brianna:Butler} and {pop_player:Megan:Smith}Megan Smith{/pop_player:Megan:Smith} led to several strike outs. Big hits by {pop_player:Yasmine:Logan}Yasmine Logan{/pop_player:Yasmine:Logan}, {pop_player:Sammi:Samler}Sammi Samler{/pop_player:Sammi:Samler}, and {pop_player:Jasmine:Majors}Jasmine Majors{/pop_player:Jasmine:Majors} as well as quick base running by {pop_player:Madeline:Melodia}Maddy Melodia{/pop_player:Madeline:Melodia} and {pop_player:Cheyenne:Mannas}Cheyenne Mannas{/pop_player:Cheyenne:Mannas} led to runs scored.