Ascension Braves take tournament at Oak Villa
TheAscension Braves 14 AAA team took first place in the March Madness Tournament held at Oak Villa on March 7-8--going undefeated in four games.
In the first game on Saturday, Landon Hebert and Robbie Martin combined to pitch a one-hit shutout to lead the Braves to an 8-0 win. Ethan Leblanc went 2-2, and Robbie Martin went 3-3 to lead the Braves at the plate.
The second game saw the Braves down by six runs after three innings of play. The Braves mounted a comeback and scored six runs in the fourth inning and four runs in the fifth to get the victory by a score of 10-7.
Chase Baldwin came in, in relief and pitched three innings to get the win. Leblanc went 3-3, and Jason Wakefield was 2-3 to lead the Braves hitting.
The third game saw the Braves win by a score of 6-0 behind the pitching of Colt Dupuy. Colt pitched a complete game--allowing only three hits as he recorded the shutout. Leblanc went 2-3, and Landon Hebert went 2-3 to lead the hitting.
The championship game saw the Braves win by a score of 16-0.
Wakefield was on the hill and threw a one-hit shutout to get the win. Jason struck out six in three innings in the 10-run-rule-shortened game.
Reese Lipoma went 3-3, and Wakefield was 2-3. Chase Baldwin, Casey Hyde and Tyler Cambre were all 1-1.
Leblanc had and outstanding weekend at the plate, going 8-10 for an .800 average.