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Softball: OC Batbusters On Fire at Boulder IDT (7/1/18)

Oklahoma-commit Tiare Jennings of OC Batbusters-Stith. Photo/FloSoftball.com.

Could this be the year for Mike Stith’s OC Batbusters to make another run at a PGF 18U Premier national title?

If the results at the Boulder Independence Day Tournament this past week are any indication, it very well could be.

The Batbusters went 12-0, including a 9-3 victory over Georgia Impact-Lewis in the championship game to win the prestigious Boulder IDT 18U title on Sunday afternoon at Stazio Complex in Boulder, CO.

Oklahoma-commit Tiare Jennings belted two home runs to lead the Batbusters in the title game.

“At the end of the day, this tournament is just preparing us for PGF,” Jennings said. “We saw some great competition and as a team we are coming together and playing some really good softball.”

The Batbusters went 6-0 in pool play, then they went 6-0 in bracket play, including a 10-0 win over So Cal Athletics-Richardson in the semifinals. The Batbusters outscored their six bracket play opponents 56-13.

More stats and highlights to come … stay tuned.

Atlanta Vipers-Holbrook 15, Washington Ladyhawks-Breer 0: Samford-commit Lindsey Nelson went 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI, Hannah Holden doubled and drove in three runs, Alabama-commit Megan Bloodworth went 2 for 3 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI, Florida-commit Emily Wilkie went 1 for 3 with a double, two runs and two RBI, Georgia Tech-commit SB Pritchett went 2 for 2 with thee runs and an RBI, Virginia-commit Reece Holbrook went 1 for 3 with a run and two RBI, Florida State-commit Jahni Kerr went 2 for 4 with a triple and an RBI and Kennsaw State-commit Ansleigh Hollifield doubled and drove in two runs as the Vipers defeated the Ladyhawks to capture the 16U title at the Boulder IDT.

South Carolina-commit Skylar Trahan threw four hitless innings with one walk and five strikeouts to pick up the victory for the Vipers.

Corona Angels-Tyson 6, OC Batbusters-Campbell 1: Marissa Gonzalez went 2 for 3 with a grand slam and five RBI, Louisville-commit Korbe Otis went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and Angelina Allen went 1 for 2 with two runs scored as the Angels knocked off the Batbusters to claim the Boulder IDT 14U championship.

Jordan King started an picked up the victory and Kylee Magee allowed two hits and struck out four in 4.2 scoreless innings to record the save for the Angels.

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