WNC Crush finishes 2nd in USSSA tourney

by Jul 2, 2013SPORTS di-ne-lv-di-yi0 comments

Crush baseball teamThe WNC Crush 8 and under baseball team, which includes several EBCI tribal members, finished 2nd in the USSSA Strike Out Tournament at the International Sports Complex in Canton  on June 29-30.  The team advanced to the championship game by overcoming a 10 run deficit sparked by a flurry of base hits and a three-run run home run over the left field wall by Zeb Fisher.  Team sponsors for the weekend were Mountaineer Oxygen, Hannah Coles, Fish Cherokee, and Cherokee Historical Association.  Shown (left-right) front row – Max Buchana, Auston Peterson, Cavan Reed, Carter Hayes, Lincoln Sutton, and Gabe Lilliard; back row – Jerry Fisher (coach), Teddy Peterson (head coach/manager), Zach Lossiah, Carter Kirkland, Zeb Fisher, Landon Nations, Randy Nations (coach), Doug Reed (coach).  Not pictured: Cooper Hyatt.  (Photo courtesy of Teddy Peterson)