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Wizards Win NSA C/D In Country Club Hills

By Bryan Page

Wizards Champions Of The Illinois NSA Men's C/D In Country Club Hills

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS: The Wizards opened play with the Swingers and built a 7-3 lead through four innings of play. In the fifth inning the Wizards broke the game open with a nine run inning on their way to a run rule win to open tournament play.
In their second contest of this tournament the Wizards drew Jesse Oaks and they pulled out to an early 4-1 lead after three innings of play. Jesse Oaks had two runner on in the fifth inning with two outs when their next hitter drove the ball deep into the gap in right center field but the Wizards Dave Mikes' made a catch over the right center fence robbing a potentially game tying three run homer. The Wizards controlled the rest of the game from this point on winning 10-4.
In their semifinal game of the winners bracket the Wizards pounded out an 18-8 win over the Blackouts sending them into the undefeated game.
Chi-Town from Country Club Hills had won the other side of the winner's bracket as these two teams prepare to meet on the field of play. Chi-Town jumped ahead to the early lead of 5-1 entering the fifth inning. The Wizards caught fire in the fifth inning as they pushed eight runs across the pay station to take a 9-5 lead. The Wizards went on to win 10-5 to claim the winner's bracket as they got to sit back and rest as the loser's bracket was played out to it's conclusion before they would know who their opponent would be in the championship game.
Chi-Town emerged from the loser's bracket to challenge the Wizards in a rematch in the championship game. This time the Wizards came out smoking as they grabbed a quick 7-1 lead through the first five innings of play. The Wizards dense did the rest as the won their third NSA tournament of the season.
Team spokesperson Bryan Page said, "Thanks to Les Duncan for a well run tournament that was played on time."
Neither the Illinois NSA or the tournament runner-up Chi-Town supplied Illinois Softball Report with any information, brackets, team stats or quotes on this tournament.

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