Dallas Tiger 11U-Richardson took home the gold rings at the 2014 USSSA Falls State Championship on Sunday. After a 1-1 start on Saturday the Tigers were perfect Sunday, going 3-0 in bracket play and outscoring their opponents 28-12.
A strong team effort, both offensively and defensively, helped the Tigers battle through a tough semifinal round. Tied at 2-2, the game was decided in a Texas Tiebreaker. The Tiger’s bats came alive in the top of the inning, tacking on 3 more runs. In the bottom of the inning the team’s defense held strong, allowing only 1 run. The Tigers won 5-3 to advance to the finals.
The Tigers jumped out an early lead in the first inning of the final game, scoring 2, and they never looked back. Another strong defensive effort held their opponent scoreless through the first 3 innings. Dallas Tigers 11U-Richardson went on to win the championship with a 5-3 victory.