Surprise Team First to Reach 2-0 in Pool Play

Tournaments : : Story
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Friday, October 24, 2008

Surprise Team First to Reach 2-0 in Pool Play
Allan Simpson/David Rawnsley
10/24/2008 2:20:00 PM
 

Diamond Vision Elite, a team from nearby Wellington, Fla., with players from local high schools only and none listed among the nation’s top 500 according to PG Crosschecker, became the first team in the 80-team WWBA tournament to advance to 2-0.

The Elite team opened with a 5-4 win over New York PG USA Dark Green Thursday in Pool G, scoring three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, then defeated Bo Jackson Midwest 4-0 in a Friday morning game as three pitchers, righthanders Brad Gero (Lake Worth, Fla.) and Jesse Russiianoff (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) and lefthander Josh Scott (Loxahatchee, Fla.), none throwing harder than 85 mph, combined on a six-hitter.

Click Here for more WWBA Championship Blogs

Recent Related Articles
Tournaments to support St. Jude
Perfect Game and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced a partnership in which players participating in the 2016 WWB... READ 
11u, 14u FL Champ. All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2016 PG 11u and 14u PG Florida State Championship, held in Fort Myers, Fla., April 29-01, ar... READ 
13u FL Championship All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2016 PG 13u Florida State Championship, held at the 5-Plex in Fort Myers, Fla., April 22-24,... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
PG HS Showdown: Day 1 Recap
Will Ethridge enjoyed a dominant performance on the mound for the defending PG High School Showdown Champion Parkview High Sc... READ 
Sparkman on top at Showdown
Unranked Sparkman HS (Ala.) beat three top-20 foes in succession and took home the championship Saturday at the Perfect Game ... READ 
PG HS Showdown: Day 2 Recap
Chavez Young has been very impressive over the first two days of the Academies portion of the PG High School Showdown as we p... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.