New Era Cap Classic 9U Runner-Up: Erie Outlaws Silver
Friday July 13th, 2018
Game 1: Erie Outlaws Silver got caught off guard early Friday morning and lost 13-1 to a tough Mars Blue team.
Game 2: Erie and coach Dave Austin bounced back with a come from behind win 6-5 against the Twin Tiers Pride. In the bottom of the 6th, with the game tied Colton Wittman started the inning with lead off double follow by a walk off double by C.O. (Colton Owens) to win the game. Hayden Spencer, Lukas Kuffer and J.J. Wittman all pitched 2 great innings each.
Saturday July 14th, 2018
The Outlaws dropped the mercy rule on both opponents Saturday. Defeating the Niagara Falls Falcons 13-3 and the WNY Inferno 12-1. Spencer and J.J. Wittman each hit home runs and over all the Outlaws bats were on fire. The EO Silver went into championship Sunday as the #2 Seed with a 3-1 record. Once again Hayden, Lukas and J.J. all pitched shutdown innings, giving up only 4 runs all day.
Sunday July 15th, 2018
Semi-final game: Erie Outlaws 9U Silver continued with the hot bats and defeated a tough Twin Tiers Pride team 15-12 to move onto the championship game. Porter Austin was 4-4 with 3 Singles and 1 Double. J.J. Wittman was 4-4 with 3 singles and 1 Triple. Lukas Kuffer was 3-3 with 1 Single and 2 Doubles.
Championship game: The Outlaws battled but fell to a very talented Mars Blue team 8-0. The bats quieted down and the Mars Blue fielders made some amazing plays. Outlaws finished 4-2 to bring home 2nd place.
Erie Outlaws Silver 9U Batting leaders from the weekend: