The Challengers/Truckstars Juniors won both games of a double header against the Cardinals/Frogs on June 9. The first game was won 5-2 and the second game was 11-3.
In the first game of the day all of the scoring was completed in the first inning of the game. Jake Tuckner walked and worked quickly around the bases scoring on a passed ball. Ivan Calcagna, Tobias Bonger and Julian Thomet all walked to load the bases. With the bases loaded, Nolan Thommen hit an RBI single scoring Calcagna, then Fabian Leonhardt walked to score Bonger. Ugo Tholome then hit a single to drive in Thomet, and Tuckner closed out the inning when he ripped a single to score Thommen.
For the rest of the game the Juveniles bats were quiet but Julian Thomet pitched 3 efficient innings giving up only two runs and Jake Tuckner closed out the last two innings striking out of 6 of 8 batters he faced.
The offense was more lively in the second game with Tuckner hitting an RBI Single and scoring 3 times. Jayfry Meier was 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored and Theiler scored 2 runs as well. Calcagna, Bonger, Thommen, and Leonhardt all got in on the scoring act crossing the plate for one run each.
Cedric Theiler had his pitching debut giving up only one run in the first inning. Manabu Rohr then came in to pitch two good innings giving up only two runs. Jake Tuckner then closed the last two innings by striking out five.
Congratulations to the Juveniles who are now 4-0 on the season.