Biggs Trucking wins 10U championship in walk-off fashion

Published 4:40 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019

BATH — The post-season 10U tournament took place at Bath Elementary School on Tuesday evening after multiple rainouts postponed the games. The Highway 264 Tire team took on Dick’s Sporting Goods, while Biggs Trucking played Elliot’s Family Dentistry in the semi-finals. Biggs would win both games on the day to take home the first place trophy.

CHAMPS: Biggs Trucking wins 10U championship in walk-off style and they pose for a picture after the game. (Pictured) Jayden Bass, Jayson Battershell, Seth Biggs, Marshall Chase, Hendrix Elliot, Hayden Huettman, Ben Hux, Luke Mirabella, Jaxson Potter, Avery Roberson and Braxton Trueblood. Coaches: BJ Battershell, Ricky Bass, and Butch Chase. (Mitchell Thomas / Daily News)

Dick’s Sporting Goods were locked in a 3-3 tie with 264 Tire heading into extra innings of the semi’s. A couple of runners reached, and heads up base-running scored the go-ahead run for 264, but that’s all they would get in the top half.

In the bottom of the inning, Dick’s Sporting Goods stormed back. They got runners on base, and John Magana’s 2-RBI double in the gap scored the tying run, and Kaden Knight stomped on the plate for the game-winning run to send Dick’s into the championship game with a 5-4 victory.

Biggs defeated Elliot’s Family Dentistry in the semi-final with the help of a 5-run first inning.

Similar to the semi’s, the championship game showcased some drama. Dick’s Sporting Goods trailed throughout the majority of the game. They were down three runs in the final inning, they scored four runs to take a 7-6 lead.

In the bottom half of of the inning, Biggs managed a couple of hits to get runners on. A walk-off, 2-run single from Braxton Trueblood won the championship for Biggs Trucking.

“I’m so super proud of every single one of you guys,” Biggs’ head coach Butch Chase said to his team after the game.

The dramatic endings were only the beginning for some this summer, as all-star teams will soon be selected and tournaments will take over the area in the coming months.