Dallas Yankees claim 16U BCS Finals!

Tournaments : : Story
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Monday, August 17, 2009

The Dallas Yankees defeated Marucci's Elite by a score of 11-3 in 6 innings to claim the 16U BCS National Championship. The Yankees got a strong start from Billy Waltrip (2010, Ft. Gibson HS, OK) and scored 5 runs in the 4th inning on thier way to the win.

Waltrip worked all 6 innings for the Yankees and gave up one earned run while scattering 5 hits. He also added 6 strikeouts and issued 3 walks. Tournament MVP Matt Dean (2011, The Colony HS, TX) led the way for the Yankees going 2-for-4 with a double, four RBI's, and a run scored.

Marucci's jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the 2nd inning when Jacob Knox (2011, Catholic HS, LA) doubled in two runs with two outs. But, the Yankees would quickly answer in the bottom of the frame when Mark McCants (2011, Flower Mound HS, TX) grounded out to first base to plate the run. Two batters later Sklyer Ewing (2011, Arlington HS, TX) lined a single into right to tie the score at 2-2.

The Yankees would pull away in the bottom of the 4th inning when they rallied to score five runs. Dean would plate two runs with single, followed by a bases loaded walk by Michael Gill (2011, Flower Mound HS, TX). Dean would strike again in the bottom of the 5th to seal the deal for Dallas when he doubled in two runs, making the score 9-3. The Yankees would tack on a couple more to win by a score of 11-3 in 6 innings.

The Most Valuable Pitcher of the tournament was Michael Gill. Gill got two wins today as he worked both the 2nd round and semifinal games that led the Yankees to the championship. For the tournament, Gill went 3-0 as he worked 13 2/3 innings and gave up just one earned run and 6 hits. He also added 17 strikeouts while walking just two batters.

The MVP of the tournament was Matt Dean who capped a stellar tournament by going 2-for-4 with a double, four RBI's, a walk, and a run scored.
Recent Related Articles
Showdown-Academies All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2017 PG High School Showdown-Academies, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at LakePo... READ 
Spring Kick-Off All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2017 PG 13u and 14u PG Spring Kick-Off, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at LakePo... READ 
One Day Showdown #3 All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Teams from the 2017 PG 11u and 12u One Day Showdown #3, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at Lake... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
West MLK Champ. All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Teams from the 2017 PG West MLK Championships, held at the Camelback Ranch in Phoenix, Ariz., January 13-1... READ 
Flood of emotion lifts Jackets
Senior Brock Batty and his Denham Springs (La.) HS teammates are at this week's PG High School Showdown after enduring an off... READ 
PG West MLK Day 3 Scout Notes
2018 shortstop and UConn recruit Kyler Fedko hit a big three-run blast for North East Baseball on Sunday as one of the top pr... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.