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The Bombers Win Gumby's Open Class C

Nine Team ASA EVent At Four Season's In Springfield On April 30 & May 1

Gumby Class C Champions - Bombers fromWyoming

SPRINGFIELD: The Bombers from Mackinaw won the nine team ASA Men's Class D Tournament at the 2005 Gumby Opened played at the Four Season Softball Complex in Springfield on April30th & May 1st with a perfect 4-0 record. They received a paid AS National Berth for their efforts in this tournament. Second place went to Slick Ricks (3-2) from Bloomington who also took home a paid AA Men's Class C National Berth. Big Ox Softball (3-2) from Wyoming took home third place which included an unpaid national berth with the Vipers (3-2) finishing in fourth place.
***Note: Illinois Softball Report only received a bracket without any final game scores to work from.
The Bombers opened play with a win over the Vipers. The Vipers drew a play in game and had previously defeated Miller Lite to earn their way into this game against the Bombers.
Next up for the Bombers was a match up with Big Ox Softball with the Bombers winning for the second time in two attempts as they continued their advance towards the tournament title. Big OX Softball had advanced to this game by defeating Top Shot As in the first round of tournament play.
In the game between the last two remaining unbeaten teams the Bombers squared off with Slick Ricks and posted their third straight win up onto the bracket board to secure their place in the championship game against whichever team would emerge from the loser's bracket to challenge them in the title contest.
When the Bombers retook the field again a rematch with Slick Rick's was in store for them in the championship game. The Bomber were up to the task at hand this day winning for the second straight time over Slick Rick's to claim their title at this tournament.
The bomber did not provide Illinois Softball Report with any information; team highlights stats or quotes on how they were able to win this tournament.
Runner-up Slick Rick's made it to the tournament's championship game by opening play against D's Nuts and hanging a 'W' onto the bracket board to start their off toward the title game on the right foot. In the second round of play Slick Rick's met and defeated Coors Light to move into the winner's bracket championship game against the Bombers. Coors Light had advanced by stopping the Wise Guys in the first round of tournament play.
Slick Rick's fell to the Bombers in the undefeated game dropping them loser's bracket championship game where they met Big Ox Softball with the right to challenge unbeaten Bombers in the title contest going to the winner of this game. It Was Slick Rick's who prevailed over Big Ox Softball earning the right to play in the championship game.
Slick Rick's could not get any closer this day as they were defeated for the second straight time by the Bombers and this loss forced them to settle for second place .
Slick Rick's did not provide Illinois Softball Report with any team information, stats, highlights or quotes on how they were able to finish in second place at this tournament.

2005 Gumby Open - ASA Class C
Four Season's Complex, Springfield
April 30th & May 1st, 2005
1
Bombers
4-0
2
Slick Rick's
3-2
3
Big Ox Softball
3-2
4
Vipers
3-2
5t
D's Nuts
2-2
5t
Coors Light
1-2
7t
Wise Guys
0-2
7t
Top Shot As
0-2
9
Miller Lite
0-2



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