Battling the 105 degree heat, the Rebels 12u boys won the championship of the All World "King of the Dirt" Tournament in Antioch over Labor Day weekend
On Saturday, the boys played two pool play games. They tied the Extreme Rios 12u team 3-3 and then beat Team Judah (White) 12u 10-8. The 1-01 record on Saturday, earned them the #2 seed going into Sunday's bracket playoffs.
In the semi final game, the #2 seed Rebels had a rematch against, Team Judah, the #3 seed. After a quiet 3 innings, the Rebels were down 1-0. They scored 1 run in the 4th and 2 in the 5th and held Team Judah off and won the game, 3-2.
In the championship game, the faced off against Extreme Rios in another rematch game. After 2 innings, the Rebels were down 2-1, but then exploded for 4 runs in the 3rd and 2 in the 4th to secure the lead. They ended up winning, 8-4, taking home their first championship as a 12u team since August
The boys have made the championship game in each of their last two tournaments and were able to win this one to bring home the trophy
Tag(s): NB Rebels