Las Vegas, NV –
What a day of baseball on so many fronts. The Jets opened the day as the #2 seed in the Desert Classic behind only Bishop Gorman HS. The semi final match up was against a very good Liberty, NV team facing their ace.
Jets come out on top by a score of 2-0. Thomas Little started on the mound and was absolutely dominant going 6 innings allowing his first hit in the 6th with 2 BB’s and 6 K’s. Maddux Mateychuk earned the save allowing a walk and stranding runners on 2nd and 3rd in the bottom of the 7th. Offensively, the Jets were led by Logan Grant was 2 for 3 with an RBI. John Vulcano was 1 for 4. Shayne Campbell was 1 for 3. Dayton Peters was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Josh Malainey was 1 for 2. Evan O’Toole was 1 for 2 with a triple and Logan Domanski was for 1 for 3.
The victory pushed the Jets against Ventura, CA after they beat Bishop Gorman 5-1. Tyler Boudreau started on the mound going 2 innings allowing 2 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned run with 1 BB. Evan O’Toole earned the win going 4 innings allowing 3 hits, 1 run, 0 earned runs with 3 BB’s and 5 K’s. Chase Florendine earned the save going 1 inning with 1 K. Offensively, the Jets were led by John Vulcano was 2 for 3. Max Grant was 2 for 3 with a double. Dayton Peters was 2 for 3 with a triple and 3 RBI’s. Ty Wevers rounded out the offense going 1 for 3.
The Championship is the 1st time the Jets history (13 years) winning the Desert Classic.
Next up is the Best of the West Tournament in Kamloops, BC.