The Winters Little League 50/70 team came out as Champions from a three-day tournament where they were put up against the Vacaville American and Davis Little League teams. On Tuesday, June 5 the Winters 50/70 played the final game of the tournament and defeated Davis Little League by a score of 11-1.
Aidan Baylor took the mound for Winters and helped lead his team to victory. The righthander pitched five innings, allowing only one run on two hits while striking out six. Winters 50/70 didn’t commit a single error in the field. Carson Alvarado was put to work and was able to demonstrate his impeccable fielding skills, stopping seven hits Davis attempted to put into play.
“Our pitching and defense were great the entire tournament. Everett and AJ pitched great on Sunday. Monday Cole and Carson and last night Aidan threw the whole game and we had zero errors on the field,” said coach Rudy Baylor
In addition to Winters playing great defensively, the Winters 50/70 team also battled at the plate and proved that they were the team to beat, dominating both the Vacaville American and Davis Little League team.
“Our bats were on fire from the top of the line up to the bottom the entire TOC,” Rudy said.
During the final game of the series, Winters 50/70 racked up a total of 14 hits. Baylor, Alvarado, Cole Jordling and Everett Beason each managed multiple hits for Winters 50/70. Alvarado and Baylor had three hits, leading Winters 50/70.
Beason, Baylor, and Jordling also each had RBIs in the frame, while Alvarado led the Winters 50/70 team with five stolen bases out of a whopping combination of 14 steals. Winters not only gaind an early lead, but the athletes were able to get six runs in during their third at bat with doubles by Beason and Baylor and a single by Jordling.
Winters 50/70 also tallied one home run on the day. Sean Wojan knocked one out of the park in the fourth inning, bringing the crowd to their feet and putting smiles on the faces of all his teammates and coaches.
“All together in the three games, we racked up 33 base hits. That’s insane for a three game stretch,” said coach Baylor.