Road to the Ring
1st Round- Bham vs Poly 7-1
Quarterfinals- Bham vs Banning 2-0
Semi-Finals @ USC- Bham vs Cleveland 2-1
Finals @ Dodger Stadium- Bham vs Chatsworth 4-3
Birmingham Grabs Lead In Fifth Inning For Victory Over Chatsworth
Dodger Stadium- Birmingham holds off Chatsworth to win Division I baseball title.
NO. 4 seed (26-9) Birmingham defeated Chatsworth 4-3 on Saturday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at one with Birmingham batting in the top of the fifth when there was an error, scoring one run.
Birmingham captured the lead in the first inning. Kevin Olmos's sac fly scored one run for Birmingham.
In the bottom of the third inning, Chatsworth tied things up at one. Zakosek drove in one when he singled in the third inning.Eduardo Rosales earned the win for Birmingham. He threw four innings, giving up two runs, one hit, and striking out three. Medina took the loss for Chatsworth. He pitched three and two-thirds innings, allowing three runs, six hits, striking out two, and walking zero.
Gutierrez started the game for Chatsworth. He pitched three and a third innings, surrendering one run, four hits, striking out three, and walking one. Armando Yanez started the game for Birmingham. He threw three innings, surrendering one run, four hits, striking out two, and walking one.
Birmingham collected ten hits. Rosales, Caleb Reyes, and Johnny Tincher each collected multiple hits for Birmingham. Tincher, Reyes, and Rosales each collected two hits to lead Birmingham. Birmingham was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Tincher made the most plays with five. CONGRATULATIONS BIRMINGHAM BASEBALL!!!