|The Redbirds had an unforgetable weekend in Kansas City June 23-26. Starting with a quality win over the Cardinals on Friday night. On Saturday the Redbird bats were silent early against a good KC Phillies team. After pool play the Redbirds were seated #9.
The first seed game matched the Redbirds agains the KC Tigers who proved to be no match. In the second game of the day the Redbirds played an exceptional game against the #1 team in Missouri, the Blue Springs A's. The final score was 16-15 including a great force play to end the game. On Sunday morning the Redbirds faced the KC Phillies once again with the good guys coming out on top. The Redbirds were down and scored late in the game to take the win. The next game was against the Odessa Mashers who is another high ranking team in the state. The Mashers were mercy ruled by the Redbirds with a score of 14-6.
On to the championship game! In an epic back and forth battle with the Vipers...the Redbirds hung in there and squeaked out a 15-14 title win to become AA State Champions in Missouri.
All in all....the Redbirds beat several top ranked teams in the state to accomplish this great goal.
THE REDBIRDS ARE STATE CHAMPS!