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Game 19: Southern Illinois 3 Brownsville, TX 0

Southern Illinois defeated Brownsville, Texas 3-0 in the 2019 Colt World Series Championship game held on August 7 in Marion, Illinois.

Both pitchers gave up very few hits in the first few innings. In the bottom of the first, Salvador Lopez singled to left field. However, He was out on a fielder’s choice. 

Angel Solis, Brownsville pitcher, had five strikeouts in five innings he pitched. Southern Illinois, Brayson Shew, had two strikeouts in seven innings pitched. 

In the top of the third, the score was still 0-0. Southern Illinois had a chance to score when Kannon Cantreell doubled to center field. However, with two outs Bryce Anderson was struck out.

In the top of the fifth, Gavin Baldwin opened the inning on a double to right field. With one out, Chase Dodson was walked. Brownsville’s defense wasn’t going to give up and the inning ended with a double play. 

Southern Illinois took the lead in the top of the sixth. Cantrell doubled. Anderson was walked. Two guys were sent home when Derek Williams doubled to left field. Williams scored when Austin Jerger singled. Southern Illinois led 3-0 in the sixth. 

In their last chance to score, Noah Villareeal singled for Brownsville. He advanced when Juan Gutierrez was walked. However, the Southern Illinois defense came up on top when they ended the game with a double play. 

Southern Illinois was the winner and Brownsville was the runner up. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks everyone for their participation in the 2019 Colt World Series. 


Game 18: Brownsville, TX 6 Covina, CA 1

In their third rematch, Brownsville, Texas defeated Covina, California 6-1 in the semi-finals of the 2019 Colt World Series. 

In their first match, Texas beat Covina 1-0. However, last night Covina swept Texas 11-2 after a rain delay. 

In the top of the first, Texas was first to bat. They got two men on with errors but were unable to score. 

In the bottom of the first, with one out Andrew Baltazar singled on a fly ball to left field. Alexander Pena advanced to third. The inning ended with no score.

Texas scored in the top of the fourth inning. With no outs, Eduardo Guerrero tripled on a line drive to right field. He scored on an error. At the end of the fourth inning, Texas led 1-0. 

In the fifth inning, David Lopez singled to right field. He is out on a fielder’s choice. The inning ended with two ground outs. 

The top of the seventh was a huge inning for Texas. Three guys singled to load the bases. Juan Rivera singled on a ground ball to left field sending Jose Gutierrez home. The score was 4-0, when Guerrero hit an inside the park home run on a line drive to center field. Texas led 6-0 in the middle of the seventh. 

Covina was unable to catch up in the bottom of the seventh. Ernesto Casillas was walked and he scored on an error. However, Texas got the 6-1 victory over Covina. 

Texas will play Southern Illinois tonight at 7 p.m. in the 2019 Colt World Series Championship.

PONY Baseball and Softball thanks Covina for participating. 


Game 17: Covina, CA 11 Brownsville, TX 2

Covina, California defeated Brownsville, Texas 11-2 in the semifinals and will both rematch tomorrow night for the team that will go on to the championship game. 

This was their second rematch of the series. In their first meeting Brownsville defeated Covina 1-0. 

Texas took the lead in the first inning when Mario Salinas hit a fly ball to left field sending Juan Rivera home. Covina was unable to score and at the end of the first inning Texas led 1-0. 

In the bottom of the second, Texas led 2-0. California exploded when Issac Veazy-Chavez singled. Christian Avila and Armando Mata Jr. both doubled and the game was tied. However, Alexander Pena tripled to left field and California took the lead that they would hold onto the whole game. 

The fourth inning was huge for Covina. Avila had another double and Covina led the game 7-2 at the end of the inning. 

The scoring for Covina would end in the fifth inning. With two outs, there were five singles and Covina led the game 11-2. 

Brownsville’s offense was unable to score in the top of the seventh inning. 

The rematch will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. The winner will go on to face Southern Illinois in the championship game at 7 p.m. 


Game 16: Southern Illinois 4 Japan 3



After an hour weather delay, a tie game three times, and extra innings Southern Illinois defeated Okinawa, Japan 4-3 in the semi-finals of the 2019 Colt World Series.

Southern Illinois and Japan met for the second time in the series. In their first meeting Japan was defeated 5-0. 

Japan opened the scoring in the second inning. Neha Seitaro singled to left field. He scored when Kouki Hayakawa had a sacrifice bunt. At the end of the second, Japan led 1-0.

Southern Illinois finally scored in the bottom of the third inning. With two outs, Bryce Anderson singled on a ground ball to second base. Brian Winters, Jr. singled and Anderson scored. The game was tied heading into the fourth inning. 

In the bottom of the fourth, Southern Illinois scored on a ground out. Gavin Baldwin stole second and third on an error. He scored when Dillon Poe grounded out. With two outs, Chase Dodson singled to left field. Southern Illinois led 2-1 at the end of the inning. 

Japan tied the game in quickly in the top of the fifth. Nohara Tomotaka singled to right field. With two outs, Kaito Uchino singled sending Tomotaka home.

Japan took back the lead in the sixth inning when Ruito Nishimura scored on a steal of home. 

Southern Illinois had one last chance to score and they were able to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh. Derek Williams doubled on a fly ball to left field sending Winters Jr. home. Heading into extra innings, the game was tied 3-3.

Williams pitching for Southern Illinois had three strikeouts. Japan was unable to score and Southern Illinois won the game on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth. 

Southern Illionis will advance to the championship game tomorrow at 7 p.m. They will play the winner of the Covina vs. Brownsville game tomorrow at 2 p.m. 

Japan will not advance in the 2019 Colt World Series. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks them for participating. 


Game 15: Covina, CA 4 Puerto Rico 3



Covina, California defeated 2018 Colt World Series Champion, Puerto Rico, 4-3 in a battle that went into extra innings in game 15 of the 2019 Colt World Series. 

Puerto Rico took the lead in the first inning. Hecniel Rodriguez singled to left field. Sebastian Zayas doubled to right field and Rodriguez was sent home. At the end of the first inning, Puerto Rico led 1-0.

Covina pitcher, Alexander Peña, had two strikeouts in the top of the second inning and Puerto Rico was unable to increase their lead.

In the top of the third, Puerto Rico had the bases loaded when Derek Martinez doubled, Rodriugez walked, and Derek Gippson singled. However, they were unable to score. 

In the fourth inning, there were many scoring plays. Zayas singled to right field. Keniel Rosado singled and Puerto Rico scored. With a man on third, Martinez grounded out and a point was added to the board. 

In the bottom, Covina loaded the bases on three errors. Puerto Rico led 3-2 heading into the fifth inning. 

Covina tied the game in the fifth inning. Issac Veazy-Chavez was walked. He scored when Christian Avila singled to right field. 

Puerto Rico’s offense was unable to score and the game was still tied heading into the seventh inning. 

With both teams hoping to take back the lead, Puerto Rico had three ground outs and so did Covina. 

It wasn’t until the ninth inning that Covina took back the lead. Two guys were walked. Covina got the final run off of the third error from Puerto Rico. Covina won 4-3.

Covina will have a rematch with Brownsville, Texas tomorrow at 8 p.m. CDT/US. Puerto Rico will not advance in the 2019 Colt World Series. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks them for participating. 



Game 14: Japan 5 Czech Republic 0


Japan defeated the Czech Republic for the second time in the 2019 Colt World Series in Marion, Illinois. The rematch was on day four. One team would advance and the other team would not. 

In the top of the first, the Czechs were unable to score. However, Japan got points up on the board right away. With two outs, Yudai Maruyama was walked. He scored on an error and K Yoshiyama ran to second. Takanori Higashionna picked up an RBI single and Japan led 2-0 at the end of the first inning. 

In the top of the third, David Bauer got the first hit of the games for the Czechs on a single. However, they remained scoreless when Matej Vlach flew out to get the third out. 

Japan had the bases loaded in the bottom of the third with one out. Ruito Nishimura singled and two guys were walked. Japan scored two runs on an error by the Czechs. Japan led 4-0 heading into the fourth inning. 

In the bottom of the fifth, Japan increased their lead 5-0. N Seitaro grounded into a fielder's choice scoring Yoshiyama. 

In the sixth inning, Milan Prokop was hit by a pitch and got on base for the Czechs. They weren't able to score off of the Japan defense.

In the top of the seventh, Jan Uhlir was walked and Tadeas Zavadil singled to left field. Uhlir was caught stealing third. Meanwhile, Zavadil made it to second. The Czechs were unable to score in the seventh inning. 

Japan got the 5-0 victory over the Czechs.

Japan will play Southern Illinois tomorrow at 5 p.m. CDT/US. The Czech Republic will not advance in the 2019 Colt World Series. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks you for participating. 


Game 13: Brownsville, TX 1 Covina, CA 0



Undefeated Brownsville, Texas defeated Covina, California 1-0 in game 13 of the 2019 Colt World Series in Marion, Illinois. California was unable to come up on top of the Texas defense. 

California was 1-1 heading into game 13. Meanwhile, Texas had defeated Marion 11-5 on day one. 

The game was tied 0-0 until the seventh inning when Texas finally scored to end the game.  In the bottom of the seventh inning, M Salinas and Jose Gutierrez walked. With two men on, Juan Carlos Gutierrez singled to right field sending Salinas home. 

California will face Puerto Rico tomorrow at 8 p.m. CDT/US and Texas will play the winner of game 15 on Tuesday at 8 p.m. CDT/US.



Game 12: Southern Illinois 5 Japan 0



Southern Illinois defeated Okinawa, Japan 5-0 when Derek Williams hit an inside the park homerun in the top of the seventh inning. 

Southern Illinois opened the scoring in the first inning with two doubles. The first one was Austin Jerger on a line drive to right field. Bryce Anderson scored and Brian Winters, Jr. advanced to third. Gavin Baldwin also doubled and Southern Illinois had the 3-0 lead. 

Japan struggled with the Southern Illinois defense in the first and second innings. In the bottom of the third with two outs, Ryouta Azuma singled to center field. The bases were loaded when Yudai Maruyama singled and Takanori Higashionna was walked. However, Japan was unable to score.

Southern Illinois pitcher, Austin Jerger had a 1-2-3 inning striking out two batters. Japan was still scoreless going into the fifth inning. 

In the top of the fifth, Derek Williams hit a ground rule double with two outs. Southern Illinois pitcher, Jerger, hit a fly ball to left field to end the top. 

In the top of the sixth, Chase Dodson singled on a ground ball. He advanced to second on a steal. Japan ended the inning stopping Southern Illinois from increasing their lead. 

Maruyama got his second hit of the game when he singled in the bottom of the sixth. He advanced to third on a ground out. Southern Illinois still lead heading into the seventh inning. 

In the top of the seventh, Anderson got on base with a single. Williams hit an inside the park home run on a line drive to left field. Southern Illinois led 5-0. 

Japan loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh with no outs. Williams was brought to the mound for Southern Illinois. He gets the final out when Maruyama lined out. 

Japan will play the Czech Republic tomorrow at 5 p.m. CDT/US and Southern Illinois will play the winner of game 14 on Tuesday at 5 p.m. CDT/US. 


Game 11: Puerto Rico 9 Marion, IL 2



Puerto Rico scored five runs in the sixth inning when Jean Cruz had a 3-RBI triple to take the 9-2 victory over Marion, Illinois

After last night's loss, 2018 Colt World Series Champion, Puerto Rico was able to get their first victory of 2019. 

Puerto Rico exploded in the first inning when Johnathan Velez singled to left field sending Hecinel Rodriguez around the bases to put points up on the board. 

Marion rallied back quickly in the second inning, taking the 2-1 lead. Mason Goins and Chase Austin were walked. David Lee singled to load the bases for Illinois. Lee scored when Lukas Shrum grounded into a fielder’s choice. 

In the top of the third Rodriguez singled to center field. The bases were loaded when Velez hit a line drive and reached on an error from Marion. Sebastian Zayas had an RBI single to tie the game for Puerto Rico. They quickly took back the lead  when Drachir Lugo walked with the bases loaded. Puerto Rico led 3-2 heading into the bottom of the third.

With two outs in the top of the fourth, Zayas had another RBI single to double the lead for Puerto Rico.

In the bottom of the fourth, Austin singled for Marion. However,  they couldn’t score on Puerto Rico’s defense. 

Puerto Rico scored five runs in the top of the sixth inning. With the bases loaded, Michael Vazquez was walked and Derek Gippson scored. With two outs, Cruz tripled and Puerto Rico ended the inning with a 9-2 lead.

Puerto Rico’s pitching was able hold Marion back from scoring since the second inning. Carlos Quinonez had two strikeouts to head into the seventh inning. 

The Puerto Ricans finished the game with a 1-2-3 inning in the bottom of the seventh to take the 9-2 victory over Marion.

Puerto Rico will face the loser of game 13 tomorrow at 8 p.m. CDT/US.


Game 10: Czech Republic 2 Mexico 1



The Czech Republic rallied to defeat Tijuana, Mexico 2-1 despite losing yesterday to Japan. The Czechs will advance to game 14 tomorrow. Both teams had 1-1 records going into day three of the 2019 Colt World Series in Marion, Illinois. 

In the top of the first, Michal Kovala singled to center field. With two outs, Kovala advanced to third and the Czechs had a man in scoring position. Milan Prokop had an RBI double sending Kovala home. The Czechs lead 1-0. 

The Czechs defense stopped Mexico from scoring in the bottom of the first. The inning ended when Andres Kirk grounded into a double play. 

Saul Callegas was hit by a pitch in the bottom of the second. However, the Czechs came up with a double play to end the inning. Mexico was still scoreless heading into the third. 

The Czechs still held onto the lead heading into the fourth inning. Ondrej Fillip singled on a fly ball to right field. With two outs, Tadeas Zavadil singled and Ondrej advanced to third. He scored on a steal to home and the Czechs lead 2-0 heading into the bottom. 

Mexico loaded the bases in the bottom of the fourth, when Kirk singled and two guys were walked. Raul Granados grounded out and Kirk scored. Mexico cut the lead in half. 

In the top of the sixth, Prokop singled on a ground ball. He advanced to third when Adam Prudil singled to left field. However, the Czechs were unable to score again. 

Mexico attempted to take the lead in the bottom of the seventh, but they couldn’t get past the Czech’s defense. 

Mexico will not advance in the 2019 Colt World Series. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks them for their participation. The Czech Republic will play the loser of game 12 tomorrow at 5 p.m. CDT/US. 


Game 9: Bay County, MI 7 Greensboro, NC 4



After two losses in two days, Bay County, Michigan came up with a  7-4 victory over Greensboro, North Carolina on day three of the 2019 Colt World Series. Gabe Tuller had two RBI’s for Michigan. 

Michigan scored early in the first inning when they had three singles. Hoyt Smith singled to center field. With one out, Alex Czyzewski singled to right field. G Tuller had a 2-RBI single. Heading into the bottom of the first, Michigan led 2-0. 

North Carolina oped with a triple by Winn Scott. He easily scored on a ground out. North Carolina cut the lead in half. 

In the top of the second, Michigan had three more singles. With the bases loaded, Tuller had another RBI single and Michigan led 4-1. 

In the top of the third, Michigan scored for the third straight inning. Zander Robetoy singled and Carter Herbert reached on an error. Alex Jerome singled to load the bases for Michigan. Smith hit a sac fly and Michigan led 6-1. 

Scott got his second triple in the bottom of the third. He scored on a double from Jaylon Brunson. Once again, North Carolina cut the lead in half to attempt a comeback. 

In the top of the fifth, Michigan increased their lead. Smith scored on an error and Michigan led 7-3.

In the bottom, Nolan Lawrenece singled to center field. Blake Freeman loaded the bases with two outs. However, Jack Brown grounded out to end the inning. 

Greensboro scored in the bottom of the sixth when Ryne Rodrigues had an RBI single. However, it was too late and Michigan had the 7-4 victory. 

Both teams would not advance in the 2019 Colt World Series. PONY Baseball and Softball thanks them for participating!


Game 8: Covina, CA 4 Puerto Rico 2



2018 Colt World Series Champion, Levittown, Puerto, was defeated by Covina, California 4-2 in game eight of the 2019 Colt World Series.

Covina came out hot in the first inning putting three points up on the board. Gabriel Rico singled on a fly ball to right field sending Will Medina. Rico advanced to third on a single by Robert Hernandez. Rico scored on a ground out. Matthew Romero singled and California got their third run.

Puerto Rico was unable to score in the first inning and California led 3-0.The score remained the same for the second and third innings. 

In the bottom of the fourth, Puerto Rico hoped to make a comeback. Sebastian Zayas was hit by a pitch to get on base. Drachir Lugo got the first hit for Puerto Rico off a bunt. Jean Cruz hit a fly ball to right field. Zayas attempted to score on a dive, but was out after Romero threw a long pass from right field to home.

In the top of the fifth, Luis Rivera had two strikeouts on 85 mile an hour pitches. Puerto Rico’s defense stopped Covina from scoring. 

Puerto Rico finally scored in the bottom of the fifth inning when Hecinel Rodriugez singled to right field. Johnathan Velez had an RBI single and the Puerto Ricans were only down by one. 

Covina led 3-2 in the top of the seventh inning. Andrew Baltazar singled on a line drive to center field. He advanced to third on two steals. Baltazar scored on an error and Covina doubled their lead. 

Puerto Rico is out on a fielder’s choice for the first out of the bottom of the seventh. In their last attempt to score, Derek Gippson singles to center field. However, attempted to steal home, but was out to end the game. 

California took the 4-2 victory over Puerto Rico. 

Puerto Rico will play Marion tomorrow at 2 p.m. CDT/US and California will play Texas at 8 p.m. CDT/US.


Game 7: Japan 6 Czech Republic 5


 
Okinawa, Japan defeated the Czech Republic 6-5 in their first ever Colt World Series appearance in Marion, Illinois.  

Japan opened the scoring in the first inning with two runs. Japan got a man on base when R Azuma hit a ground ball and reached on an error. Azuma stole second and advanced to third on a single by Y Maruyama. Azuma scored on a steal of home and Japan got their first run of the game. Japan had the 2-0 lead over the Czechs to go into the second inning.

In the top of the second, the Czechs got one man in scoring position off of an error. Martin Jiranek singled and Adam Prudil scored. The Czechs cut the lead in half to head to the third inning. 

The Czech Republic took the lead in the top of the third inning. Dominik Polgar and Michal Kovala were walked with no outs. David Bauer bunted and reached on an error. Polgar ran home to tie the game. Two hit by pitches advanced runners and the Czechs lead the game 4-2 in the third. 

The Czech’s defense powered on in the bottom of the third with a double play and a strikeout by Uhlir. Japan would be held off from runs since the first inning

In the top of the fourth, Matej Vlach had a sacrifice fly to right field scoring Kovala. The Czechs defense had a 1-2-3 inning and they lead 5-2 going into the fifth inning. 

In the bottom of the sixth, Yudai Maruyama singled to left field. He stole second and advanced to third on an error. Maruyama scored on a sacrifice fly. At the end of the sixth inning, The Czechs lead 5-4.

With no outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh Japan took the victory. Azuma singled to center field sending Tomotaka and Seitaro home. Japan won 6-5 in seven innings. 

The Czech Republic will play Mexico tomorrow at 11 a.m. CDT/US and Japan will play Southern Illinois at 5 p.m. CDT/US. 

Check out the full bracket on coltworldseries.org.




Game 6: Marion, IL 6 Greensboro, NC 5




Area Host, Marion, defeated Greensboro, North Carolina, East Zone Qualifier,  6-5 on day two of the 2019 Colt World Series in Marion, Illinois. Both teams were defeated in their first game on day one. 

Greensboro opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning. Winn Scott singled on a bunt putting Evan Morris in scoring position. Morris scored on a ground out. North Carolina lead 2-0 to end the first inning. 

Paddy McGonigal was the starting pitcher for Greensboro. He got his first strikeout of the game off of David Lee. Marion scored on a sacrifice fly and cut the lead in half. Going into the bottom of the second. Greensboro lead 2-1. 

Greensboro scored in the bottom of the second. A wild pitch was thrown to Luke Jenkins and Morris was sent home. Parker Price got a strikeout to end the second inning. 

Marion hoped to take the lead in the third inning. Riley King took first base when he was hit by a pitch. He advanced when Price was walked. With no outs, Cole Freeman singled to right field and King scored. Marion tied the game when the bases were loaded and Mason Goins was walked. 

After a pitching change for Greensboro, Marion took the lead. Goodman had a 2-RBI double on a fly ball. Goins and Sebastian Cowger scored. Chase Austin attempted to score during a wild pitch, but was out at home. 

Marion’s defense stopped Greensboro from scoring in the third inning. Marion had five runs and took the lead 6-3 to end the inning.     

In the bottom of the fourth inning Blake Freeman hit an RBI triple to right field. With no outs, Freeman scored on a wild pitch. Cole Freeman is brought to the mound to pitch for Marion. Marion lead 6-5 to head into the fifth inning. 

The score remained the same in the fifth and sixth innings. 

In the bottom of the seventh, Greensboro was unable to score and Marion took the 6-5 victory.

Greensboro will play Bay County, MI tomorrow at 8 a.m. CDT/US and Marion will play the loser of game eight tomorrow at 2 p.m. CDT/US. 

Check out the full bracket on coltworldseries.org.


Game 5: Tijuana, Mexico 9 Bay County, Michigan 5



Just 10 hours after the defeat that went into extra innings, Tijuana, Mexico picked up a 9-5 victory over Bay County, Michigan.

Michigan lost to the Czech Republic yesterday and Mexico lost to Southern Illinois. 

Michigan started the base running in the first inning on a single by Carter Sonntag. He advanced to second when Alex Czyzewski was hit by a pitch. Sonnatag stole third and Czyzewski stole second to put two men in scoring position. Mexico pitcher, Jorge Urriza, walked Justin Esch to load the bases for Michigan. However, Mexico’s defense ends the inning with a double play and no score. 

Andres Kirk picks up an RBI for Mexico hitting a fly ball to right field. Felipe Gavilanez scored for the Mexicans. Saul Callejas grounded out scoring Andres Ramirez and Mexico lead 2-0 to end the first inning. 

Mexico still lead going into the bottom of the second inning. Fernando Santoyo and Raul Granados both singled to right field. Santoyo scored when Gavilanez singled. Mexico had the 3-0 lead over Michigan to end the inning. 

Michigan hit two singles in the top of the third, but was unable to come up with any points. Czyzewski singled putting Eli Wall in scoring position. However, Anthony Sheridon grounded out to go to the bottom of the third. 

Mexico scored on an error by Michigan pitcher, Sheridon. With one out and runners in the corners, Granados singled to center field scoring Jose Orduño. At the end of the fourth, Mexico lead 5-0. 

Blaise Millar singled for Michigan in the top of the fourth. However, Luke Savage grounded out and Michigan remained scoreless. 

Callejas picked up an RBI double in the bottom of the fourth. Orduño doubled to center field and Mexico scored two more runs. Going into the fifth inning, Mexico lead 8-0. 

In the top of the fifth, Michigan attempted a comeback. Mexico pitcher, Jesus Barrientos, gave up three singles and a walk and Michigan finally scored. Esch singled to center field and Riley Swiderski and Sonntag scored. Barrientos was taken out and Leonardo Perez was sent to the mound. Mexico still lead 8-3.

Going into the seventh inning, Mexico lead 9-3. Michigan attempted a comeback by loading the bases and scoring on a walk. Gabe Tuller scored on a wild pitch and Michigan was only down by four.  

However, it was too late for Michigan to comeback and Perez struck out Alex Jereome to end the game. 

Michigan will play the loser of game six tomorrow at 8 a.m. CDT/US and Mexico will play the loser of game seven tomorrow at 11 a.m. CDT/US.



Game 4: Southern Illinois 5 Mexico 4




Southern Illinois hit the first home run of the 2019 Colt World Series and defeated Tijuana, Mexico 5-4 to end day one.

Southern Illinois defense struggled in the top of the first inning walking the first four guys up to bat for Mexico. Southern Illinois made a pitching change sending Chase Newby to the dugout and Brayson Shew to the mound. Newby struck out Felipe. Santoyo and Jose Orduno. However, he walked Miguel Ayon to give Mexico the 2-0 lead. 

The crowd went wild, as Bryce Anderson tripled on a pop fly to right field. He scored on a sacrifice fly to centerfield. Mexico lead 2-1 to end the first inning. 

Mexico loaded up the bases with one out in the top of the second when Saul Callejas grounded into a double play completed by Southern Illionis. 

Mexico singled twice in the top of the third, but were unable to score. In the bottom of the third, Mexico held Southern Illinois back from getting any men on base. The score remained the same going into the fourth inning.  

Daniel Vargas singled on a bunt. He advanced to second on a fielder's choice. With a man in scoring position, Mexico singled to add a run to the board. Mexico lead 3-1 to head into the bottom of the fourth. 

In the bottom of the fourth, Mexico pitcher, Roman Villalvazo, gave up a double, but then struck out Gavin Baldwin and Chase Dodson to end the inning. 

After the fifth inning, Mexico still lead 3-1. 

Vargas singled to left field In the top of the sixth. He’s sent home on a ground out by Andres Kirk. Mexico lead 4-1. 

Derek Williams homered on a fly ball to left field. He had the first home run of the 2019 Colt World Series. Southern Illinois cut the lead to one. 

In the top of the seventh, Mexico was unable to increase their lead and Southern Illinois would get one last chance to take the victory. 

Kannon Cantrell singled to left field. He advanced to second on a walk by Anderson. Brian Winters, Jr. singled to load the bases for Southern Illinois. Austin Jerger grounded into a fielder’s choice scoring Cantrell. The tied game would head into extra innings. 

In the top of the eighth, Mexico was unable to score. However, It wasn’t hard for Southern Illinois to take the victory in extra innings. Baldwin tripled to center field. Dodson got the game winning hit on a single. Southern Illinois won 5-4.

Mexico will play the Czech Republic tomorrow at 9 a.m. CDT/US. Southern Illinois won’t play until Sunday at 5 p.m. against the Winner of game seven. 




Game 3: Brownsville, TX 11 Marion, IL 5



Brownsville, Texas defeated Marion, Illinois in game three of the 2019 Colt World Series.   

Area Host, Marion, returned for the second year. However, Browsville appeared in the CWS in 2016 and 2018.

Riley King singled to start the game for Marion. He was out at second when Cole Freeman hit into a fielder’s choice. With two outs, Marion scored two men in the first inning on wild pitches. They lead 2-0 going to the bottom of the first.

Texas loaded the bases with a walk and two men hit by pitches. Mario Salinas singles scoring Juan Rivera and cutting the lead in half. Another walk scored another point for Texas. Texas got two more runs to end the inning and took the lead 4-2.

In the bottom of the second, Noah Villarreal hits a ground ball to center field sending Rodolfo Gonzalez home scoring for Texas. With one out, Jacob Marroquin singled and Villarreal scored. Marion pitcher, Sebastian Cowger, gave up two more runs to end the inning. Texas lead 8-2 to go into the third inning. 

Marion was up to bat in the top of the third. However, they were unable to put points on the board.

In the bottom of the third, Brownsville attempted to steal third, but Marion threw to second in time to get out. Eduardo Guerrero doubled and put Gonzalez at third in scoring position. Texas scored on a walk with the bases loaded. Salvador Lopez doubled to center fielder and sent two more guys home. Texas  lead 11-2 to end the inning.

Marion was finally able to hold Texas back from scoring in the fourth inning, after they had scored three runs or more in the first three innings. However, Marion still hadn’t scored since they opened the scoring in the first inning. 

Luke Daily hit a ground ball and reached on an error by Texas. Daily was sent home on a triple by Trevor Jackson. With one out, Marion scored for the first time since the first inning. Texas still lead 11-4 going to the bottom of the fifth. 

In the top of the seventh, with the bases loaded, Marion scored on a walk. However, Texas took the 11-5 victory. 

Marion will play Greensboro tomorrow at 12 p.m. CDT/US. However, Brownsville will have a buy tomorrow and play the winner of game eight on Sunday at 8 p.m. CDT/US.


Game 2: Czech Republic 10 Bay County, MI 0




Czech Republic defeated Bay County, MI 10-0 in five innings on day one of the 2019 Colt World Series. 

The Czechs faced Michigan in the second game of the Colt World Series at Rent One Park in Marion, IL. 

Czech Republic opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning with two walks and Milan Prokop hit by a pitch. The Czech Republic load up the bases and get their first run of the game. Two more guys score on a ground out and an error.

In the top of the second, Michigan hoped to put some points on the board with two men on base. Dylan Wehner was walked and Blaise Millar singled to left field. However, the Czechs defense stopped them from advancing. 

With two outs and the bases loaded, Ondrej Filip is walked to score a run and make the score 4-0. The Czech Republic lead in the bottom of the second.

In the top of the third, Anthony Sheridon singled on a pop fly with two outs. However, Justin Esch popped out to get the third out. The Czechs defense held back Michigan from scoring for the third straight inning. 

Michigan made a pitching change sending Brandon Ryll to the mound. He gave up a single and ended the inning with two strikeouts against the Czechs. 

Going into the fourth inning, the Czechs still lead 4-0. Michal Kovala continued to pitch for the Czechs in an attempt to keep Michigan from scoring. Millar singled with two outs, but Kovala stuck out Wall to end the inning. 

The Czech loaded the bases in the bottom of the fourth inning on two walks and a bunt. Filip was hit by a pitch scoring David Bauer. Matej Vlach scored on a passed ball to make the score 6-0. Finally, the Czechs score on a fielder’s choice to end the inning. 

Michigan was still scoreless going into the fifth inning. The Czechs defense was still unstoppable as Luke Savage hit into a double play for Michigan. 

In the bottom of the fifth, the Czechs ended the game by scoring 10 runs to enforce the 10-run rule. 

Bay County, MI will play the loser of game four tomorrow at 9 a.m. CDT/US. 

Czech Republic will play Okinawa, Japan tomorrow at 3 p.m. CDT/US. 


 


Game 1: Covina, CA 10 Greensboro, NC 3

Covina, CA defeated Greensboro, NC scoring six runs in the sixth inning, leading them to a 10-3 victory.

The 2019 Colt World Series kicked off in Marion, Illinois with the first game being Greensboro vs. Covina.  Greensboro, the East Zone Qualifier, and Covina, the West Zone Qualifier, returned to Marion for the second year in a row. The 9 a.m. start was a nice breezy morning with a high of 77 degrees. 

Covina scored right away in the top of the first inning. Will Medina doubled on a line drive to left field. Armando Mata singled sending Medina home to make the score 1-0. 

In an attempt to score, Greensboro tripled on a line drive to left field with two outs. However, they were struck out by Covina starting pitcher, Matthew Romero.

In the top of the second, Covina got two men on base with a walk and a hit by pitch. Medina got two RBIs on a single. He was 2-2 at the end of the second inning and Covina lead 3-0.

In the top of the third, Covina tried to score for the third straight inning, but was unsuccessful.  Greensboro remained scoreless to end the third inning.

In the bottom of the fourth, Ryan Loseke, hit all the way to the wall and got on second base for Greensboro. He was sent home on a fly ball to center field by Greyson Tudor. Greensboro got a point on the board to make the score 3-1 with Covina still leading.

The top of the 6th inning was a huge inning for Covina as they scored six runs. Andrew Ingrhaam singled on a line drive to score Andrew Baltazar. Ingraham advances on a single by Medina to make his third hit of the game. Both guys are sent home on a fly ball that reaches on an error by Gabriel Rico. Robert Hernandez singled to center field sending Rico home. 

Greensboro made a pitching change after the fifth run given up by Clay Edmundson. Covina scored their sixth run of the inning on a single by Erenesto Casillas.

With one out and the bases loaded in the top of the seventh, Covina pitcher, Romero, was hit by a pitch to send his teammate home and make the score 10-1. 

Greensboro doubles twice in the bottom of the seventh scoring two runs, but it was too late to catch up with Covina.

Greensboro will play the loser of game three tomorrow at 12 p.m. CDT/US. Covina will play Puerto Rico tomorrow at 8 p.m. CDT/US. 


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