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K.G.B./Paradise Bay Champions Of USSSA Class C

Six Teams, One Day Event At Inwood Sports Complex In Joliet On May 28th


JOLIET: K.G.B./Paradise Bay (4-0) from Lockport won the USSSA Men's Class C National Qualifier played at the Inwood Sports Complex in Joliet on May 28th over a field of six teams. Money (3-2) from Country Club Hills finished in second place but received (K.G.B./Paradise Bay had already earned a National Berth) the berth to play at the USSSA Men's Class C Great Lakes national Tournament over Labor Day Weekend to be held at the Inwood Sports Complex in Joliet. Primetime Softball (2-2) from Joliet finished in third place with the Lumber Company (1-2) from Joliet taking home fourth place.
K.G.B./Paradise Bay opened play with a run rule win over Aurora Turner Club in their opening game of this tournament. K.G.B./Paradise Bay improved to 2-0 with a 15-12 win over Lethal Softball/Bridgeview Sports Dome from Bridgeview in the second round of play. Lethal Softball/Bridgeview Sports Dome had received a first round bye in this tournament to get to this second round game against K.G.B./Paradise Bay.
In the winner's bracket finals it was K.G.B./Paradise Bay against Money with the Lockport ball club posting a 17-12 win up onto the bracket board to become the only unbeaten team left in this tournament.
K.G.B./Paradise Bay now sat back and watched as the loser's bracket was played out to its conclusion before they would know which of the remaining teams would be their opponent in the championship game. When the play in the loser's bracket was over it was a rematch against Money that awaited K.G.B./Paradise Bay in the title contest.
In another close game K.G.B./Paradise Bay came out on top winning 13-10 to claim the first place prize money from this tournament.
K.G.B./Paradise Bay did not supply Illinois Softball Report with any team information, stats, highlights or quote son how they were able to win this tournament.
Tournament runner-up Money opened play with a 16-5 win over the Lumber Company in the first round of tournament play. Game number two was a come from behind 20-17 win over Primetime Softball. Primetime Softball had received a first round bye in this six team event to advance into this game against the money ball club.
In the undefeated game Money suffered a 17-12 loss to K.G.B./Paradise Bay dropping them into the loser's bracket where they had a rematch with Primetime Softball in the game to determine which of these two teams would be advancing into the finals against unbeaten K.G.B./Paradise Bay. Money win a squeaker over Primetime Softball 9-8 to earn them the right t challenge K.G.B./Paradise Bay in the title game.
The championship game went to K.G.B./Paradise Bay 13-10 over Money who had to settle for second place from this tournament but they did get the National Berth that they wanted to earn when they entered this tournament.
Money 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.

(L) Runner up Money From Country Club Hills & (R) 3rd Place Primetime Softball From Joliet

Illinois USSSA Men's Class C National Qualifier
Inwood Sports Complex, Joliet
May 28th, 2005
1
K.G.B./Paradise Bay
4-0
2
Money
3-2
3
Primetime Softball
2-2
4
Lumber Company
1-2
5t
Lethal Softball / Bridgeview Sports Dome
0-2
5t
Aurora Turners
0-2



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