Wednesday, March 26, 2008
National Classic Day 2
RT Staff Note: This week, we will be covering the elite Anderson Bat Phil Nevin National Classic. This tourney has many of the nations top ranked teams from east to west pitted against each other in the warm climate of Orange County, CA.
Pat Lacroy's 2 run HR turned a very close game into insurmountable late inning lead as Seminole Ridge proves it is the team to beat as it gives El Dorado it's first loss of the Classic with a 6-3 win.
Crespi shows it's a formidable foe by winning a tough game against Esperanza, 7-5 and Aptos rebounds and hands East Coast power Calvert Hall it's second loss with an impressive 10-1 win.
St. Johns shows that it's nine D-I signees are a force to be reckoned with as it downs another RT Top Twenty team in Vista Murietta handily, 9-4.
Orange Lutheran pounded Yucaipa 16-0 and finds itself into the final four with St. Johns, Crespi and Seminole Ridge.
Yesterday's scores are:
Calvert Hall, MD ( 1) vs Aptos, CA (10)
Christian Brothers, TN (19) vs Cottonwood, UT (10)
James River, VA (4) vs Jupiter, FL (16)
West Linn, OR (0) vs Bishop Amat, CA (7)
El Dorado, CA (3) vs Seminole Ridge, FL (6)
Yucaipa, CA (0) vs Orange Lutheran, CA (16)
Esperanza, CA (5) vs Crespi, CA (7)
Vista Murrieta, CA (4) vs St. Johns, DC (9)
Today's Match-ups are:
Game #17 - Calvert Hall, MD vs Cottonwood, UT at Field #4, 12:00pm
Game #18 - James River, VA vs Loser Game #12 at Field #4, 4:00pm
Game #19 - Aptos, CA vs Christian Brothers, TN at Field #1, 2:00pm
Game #20 - Jupiter, FL vs Winner Game #12 at Field #2, 10:00am
Game #21 - El Dorado, CA vs Yucaipa, CA at Field #1, 10:00am
Game #22 - Esperanza, CA vs Vista Murrieta, CA at Field #2, 2:00pm
Game #23 - Seminole Ridge, FL vs Orange Lutheran, CA at Field #3, 5:15pm
Game #24 - Crespi, CA vs St. Johns, DC at Field #3, 8:00pm