The 11U Dallas Tigers coached by Chad Polk and Brett Bergman got on a roll in the USSSA Strikes Against Cancer baseball tournament. In 6 games on the weekend, they outscored their opponents 56-14 with 13 doubles and hit 6 home runs. Pitching all weekend was stellar! In game 1, Jayson Jones started and pitched well. Jonah McCormack came on in relief to throw 4 scoreless innings and 0 hits. Game 2, was lead by Kade Sweckard who battled through some defensive miscues to keep the game intact for the win. In the semi-final game against the Texas Titans, Jared Thomas pitched a shutout on 3 hits, 4 walks, and 7 strikeouts to go on to win 8-0.
With the championship game on the line, Trenton Shaw took the mound against the Dallas Texans. In his first championship game start of the season Shaw hurled a no-hitter with 4 walks and 11 strikeouts over full 6 innings! The team went on to win the USSSA Strikes Against Cancer 11U Open Division 6-0.
“I was very pleased with what we saw this weekend from our team. We came out firing on the mound, at the plate, and defensively with exception of a few innings in game 2,” commented coach Chad Polk. “What Trenton went out there and accomplished was incredible against a very good hitting team in the Dallas Texans. Our kids were super excited for him.”
See the full tournament bracket here.