Youth Baseball and Softball
Paesan’s Pizza To Go won the championship in the Huntington County Baseball Mickey Mantle League double-elimination tournament at Homier Park.
For final brackets, click HERE
Paesan’s team of 15 – 17 year olds went right into the Loser’s Bracket of the tourney at the hands of OSV/Clear Creek. Paesan’s then defeated every team in the Mantle League to earn a rematch in the HCB Championship.
Paesan’s proceeded to sweep the championship doubleheader with OSV/Clear Creek, winning the first game by a 9 – 1 score, then taking the nightcap 10 – 3.
In the first game, Lucas Johnson led the Paesan’s scoring attack, scoring 3 runs on 3 hits with a stolen base. Starting pitcher Trevor Willour held OSV/Clear Creek to 1 run in 4 innings with 9 strikeouts, allowing only 2 hits. Kody Smith closed the game, commanding 3 shutout innings with 5 strikeouts.
Seth Beeks led the scoring drive for Paesan’s in the nightcap, scoring 3 runs on 3 solid hits with a stolen base. PJ Felton’s bases-clearing triple sparked an early 3 – 0 lead for Paesan’s; Aaron Hiles’ RBI base hit scored Felton, securing a 4 – 0 lead, in the first inning, to start the Final Game which would ultimately be enough to defeat OSV/Clear Creek. Paesan’s pitchers Willour and Smith combined for 10 strikeouts and 11 runners left on base to pin down the HCB Mantle League Championship.
Koufax Final Regular Standings
Only Internet 11-3-1
Clear Creek 7-9
City Warehousing 6-9
Country Motors 3-13
Here is a link to brackets that will be updated as scores are available.