NW Vandals 14A Holds Off Canby Rebels 14A For Gold Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.– For a team playing up, most of them being between sixth- and eighth-grade going up against some High School Freshman, the NW Vandals 14A team found themselves in their second Championship Game in their second tournament of the season. Having gone five games behind great defense, the bats of…

NW Vandals 16U Finishes Second at South Valley Triple Crown Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Their day started at 6:45am when they came to US Cellular Fields in South Medford Sunday as they won their first game of the day 8-0 over the Sandy Thunder to face one of their toughest challenges in the tournament with the NW Batbusters Lever at the South Valley…

NW Vandals Storm Back For Western Nationals Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The challenge was right out in front of them for the Western Nationals Title and they had to go about it one-pitch at a time and one game at a time. That’s because, unlike their Oregon State Championship in the 14A Division in Medford a few weeks prior in…

One Of Three Teams Left At Western Nationals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  And there was three. The NW Vandals wanted to be in this situation entering Sunday, but maybe not in the spot they enter Championship Day in Southern Oregon. Faced with a solid Colorado Angels-Supercynski squad in the Championship Semi-finals bracket, the Vandals from the Salem-area were hoping for a…

NW Vandals Advances To 14A Western Nationals Semi-Finals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The NW Vandals were facing some pushback from the Five Cities Screaming Eagles 14U squad Friday afternoon at US Cellular Fields in the 14A Western Nationals quarterfinals. Holding a 2-0 lead on the Screaming Eagles, Five Cities began to pressure Kamden Combs (Four Innings, Four Strikeouts) and her defense…

NW Vandals Win 14A State Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  They came out with a passion and fire in the winner-take-all 14A State Championship game against Bat Company Thiry, NW Vandals wanted revenge for BC squeaking by them 2-1 about 20, 25 minutes earlier as they lined up on the hot turf at US Cellular Fields one last time…

NW Vandals 14U Outduels NW Bullets 14U To Advance To State Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The NW Bullets 14U and the NW Vandals met up in the Championship semi-final round with some hot bats in hand entering their match-up in the 3pm game at US Cellular Fields in Medford Saturday afternoon. The Bullets blasted three Home Runs, one each from Sadie Honse, Brynn McManus…