Butler 10U Takes 3rd Annual Batting for Lydia Tournament

2013-05-19

{pop_team:2013:Butler:10U}Pittsburgh Power Butler 10 U{/pop_team:2013:Butler:10U} Won the 3rd Annual Batting for Lydia Tournament on May 18th in Hermitage. Team Butler faced challenging competition but emerged victorious going undefeated with 3-0 record in the double elimination Tournament.

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The team started the day with a 13-0 win over the Lakeland hurricanes. {pop_player:Lauren:Sutton}Lauren Sutton{/pop_player:Lauren:Sutton} homered in the 2nd inning, driving in three RBIs for the Pittsburgh Power Butler. {pop_player:Ashley:Deweese}Ashley Deweese{/pop_player:Ashley:Deweese} was a beast on the mound. Lakeland Hurricanes managed just one hit off the Pittsburgh Power Butler?s pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out 10 during four innings of hard work.

Game 2 did not disappoint, as Team Butler won against the Silver Creek Stars 13-1. The bats were blazing with a double by Ashley Deweese, Triples by {pop_player:Megan:Smith}Meagan Smith{/pop_player:Megan:Smith}, and {pop_player:Brianna:Butler}Brianna Butler{/pop_player:Brianna:Butler} and in-field homeruns by {pop_player:Yasmine:Logan}Yasmine Logan{/pop_player:Yasmine:Logan} and {pop_player:Jasmine:Majors}Jasmine Majors{/pop_player:Jasmine:Majors}. Jasmine Majors homered again putting one 220 feet over the fence for team Butler, bringing in 3 Runs

Pittsburgh Power Butler finished strong against ROC Elite 12-2in the championship Game. {pop_player:Lauren:Harris}Lauren Harris{/pop_player:Lauren:Harris} tripled while {pop_player:Jarae:Turner}JaRae Turner{/pop_player:Jarae:Turner} doubles during the game. The outfielders were fearless as {pop_player:Sammi:Samler}Sammi Samler{/pop_player:Sammi:Samler}, Jarea Turner, {pop_player:Cheyenne:Mannas}Cheyenne Mannas{/pop_player:Cheyenne:Mannas} and {pop_player:Madeline:Melodia}Maddie Melodia{/pop_player:Madeline:Melodia} Kept roc from running up the score on any balls that touched the grass.

Teamwork, dedication and unity are the driving forces behind this Pittsburgh Power Butler 10U Tournament win.