The East Cobb Baseball 12U Yankees fought through a gauntlet of competition to win the Triple Crown North Atlanta Open. Opening pool play with games against the 643 Cougars and Jaguars, the Yankees tied the Cougars 2-2 and defeated the Jaguars 12-4. As the 6 seed, an early morning 11-0 win over Team Elite set up a showdown with the East Cobb Astros. The Yankees jumped out to an early 3-1 lead eventually winning the game 6-3. In the semifinals, the Yankees faced a hungry Home Plate Chilidogs team. With the score 2-1 after three innings, the Yankees bats began to heat up and they scored 5 in the 4th, to finish off the Chilidogs and advance to the championship game with a 7-3 victory. In the championship, the Yankees would face Showcase Baseball. Jumping out to a quick 1-0 lead after the first inning, Showcase scored 2 in the second inning to take the lead. The Yankees scored 2 in the fourth and 3 in the fifth inning to take a 6-2 lead and take the championship. Over the 6 games played, the Yankees pitching and defense played a tremendous factor as they outscored the opposition 44-15.
Now that’s one heck of a Mothers Day gift to all our wonderful baseball Moms!