Canes finish turn at Wood Bat strong

Published 10:09 pm Friday, July 15, 2011

Both teams with Suffolk players finished their play in the 2011 World Wood Bat Association 17U National Championship on Thursday in Marietta, Ga.

Canes Baseball went 5-0 through its group earlier in the tournament before falling 6-4 to Utah Baseball Academy in a round of 32 game.

Utah scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning (the last inning) to rally over the Canes.


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Josh Henderson, a home-schooled kid who plays with First Baptist and is a rising senior, had a triple with an RBI and a run scored for Canes Baseball. Kyle Moore, a rising senior at Nansemond River, is also on Canes Baseball, one of a number of Canes select teams based out of Fredericksburg.

Canes Prospects ended its week in Georgia with a 4-3 win over All American Prospects Blue in a consolation game.

Brandon Lowe, a rising senior at Nansemond River, was a starting infielder for Canes Prospects throughout the tourney. Canes Prospects finished with a 4-1-1 record.

The World Wood Bat Association National Championship featured 216 select teams for seven days of games.