Tucson Hurricanes win USSSA Labor Day Kick Off NIT


(Courtesy Photo)

(Courtesy Photo)

USSSA Labor Day Kick Off NIT

Sept. 5-7: Glendale

The Tucson Hurricanes are on a hot streak after winning the championship of the Tucson Nationals Tournament two weeks ago and the USSSA Labor Day Kick Off NIT this past weekend.

The 12U team went 2-1 during pool play in Glendale with their only loss coming to the El Paso Dodgers. The Hurricanes defeated the SD Dirtbags 3-2 on Sunday in semifinal play while 915 Infected BB (TX) defeated the El Paso Dodgers 9-7 in the other game.

The Hurricanes held on for a 2-1 win over 915 Infected BB on Monday to capture the championship at the Victory Lane Sports Park in Glendale.

12U Major Results

Saturday, Sept. 5
Tucson Hurricanes 7, South Chandler Elite 4
El Paso Dodgers 3, Hurricanes 2

Sunday, Sept. 6
Hurricanes 8, AZ Gunz 5

Sunday, Sept. 6
Hurricanes 3, SD Dirtbags 2

Monday, Sept. 7
Hurricanes 2, 915 Infected BB 1

Roman Basurto
Mario Bejarano
Roman Canez
Robert Camargo
Benjamin Cazares III
Ruben Galaz Villaescusa
Alex Lopez
Jessie Molina
Francisco Rojo
Erik Rosthenhausler
Eduardo Torres
Esteban Ayon
Troy Sanders
Coach Paul Rosthenhausler
Coach Benjamin Cazares

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