Las Vegas, NV –
The VAB Jets were entering the semi final game vs Desert Oasis in good shape. A sudden game time change put the club in a scramble leading up to the semi. Several base running and defensive mistakes were to much to overcome falling 9-7 to a solid Desert Oasis club out of Nevada.
Jaden Griffen started on the mound going 3 2/3 innings allowing 6 hits, 6 runs, 6 unearned runs with 3 BB’s and 4 K’s. Zach Newman threw 2 innings allowing 6 hits, 3 runs with 1 K. Chase Florendine tossed a very solid 1 1/3 with 1 BB.
Offensively, the Jets were led by Liam Vulcano who was 2 for 3. Owen Harms was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Damiano Palmegiani was 2 for 2 with a double and 2 RBI’s. Victor Cerny was 1 for 2 with a double and an RBI. Cooper Jones was 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s. Jared Binsfeld was 1 for 3 with an RBI and Brett Mercier rounded out the offense going 1 for 2.
The Jets now travel to Kamloops for a 7 pm vs Badlands Academy Wednesday April 12th at Norbrock Stadium.