Upstart Apaches’ time of year ends at Newton Academy
All good stuff come to an end. Such is the case to the young Glenbrook Apaches on the baseball stone.
Glenbrook brought their fans a fun experience down the back half of 12 months, shaking off a sluggish beginning to end as district 6AA runner-up to Tallulah School. The Apaches earned faced served by the Newton Academy Generals in spherical one of the playoffs.
“I was really proud of those guys,” Glenbrook travel coach Blake Sorey said. “A lot of people today doubted us, said this unique team was too small, maybe next year. But once most of us put our minds to it we were treated to a lot of young guys improve and help us be successful. Most of us didn’t have the best record, although we did what we got down to do which was make the 2009-2010 season.”
Glenbrook went down in a heartbreaker in online game one, a game where Glenbrook trailed by means of one run in the bottom in the seventh and failed to score your run after loading the bottoms with no outs.
In game two, a Apaches showed life by hitting the Generals 9-5.
Glenbrook had RBI doubles out of Nick Mourad and Tyler Perryman in the acquire, also getting RBI hits coming from Parker Christy, Mason Hood and Colt Wilson. Cameron Barnett put in a double for the Apaches.
Wilson ended up being the winning pitcher for Glenbrook, going five strong innings and merely allowing three hits despite the fact that striking out one.
In any decisive game three, the particular Apaches suffered through a nightmare first inning and fell behind 9-0.
With expect fading, Glenbrook showed some courage by hanging up eight runs, but the deficit had been too large as Glenbrook fell 11-7, ceasing the season. The big moment around game three came away from the bat of Barnett, a three-run fun time in the second inning. Barnett finished with Five RBIs for the Apaches.
Glenbrook wraps up thecampaign with a document of 14-12. It wasn’t supposed to be your playoff season for the Apaches, who were said to be rebuilding with a largely different roster and coaching staff. Credit ranking Sorey for bringing the little group together, even after the started off 0-6.
Something else to hang its hat on, the baseball team was the only one with the three major sports to really make the playoffs.
Glenbrook only loses a single starter, Colt Wilson. Wilson was a key cog during the lineup and on the clump all season for the Apaches anf the husband will be missed.
“Colt, when he could be good, he’s good,In Sorey said. “When he struggled at bat, he would fill those sneakers on the mound. He brought us a big win additional night against Newton. The guy gifted it his all and that is exactly all I could ask of this guy.”
However, with an eye to the future, Glenbrook returns eight starters for next season. The Apaches prime hitter by average was initially an eighth grader (McLean) and the expert of the staff (Perryman) and major reliever (Mourad) will also be back.
“If amazing . come back next year, stay healthy and set their minds to it they can be special,” Sorey said. “We have almost all the pitching staff back, several really talented eighth, ninth and tenth graders will be to come back and better. We just have to placed our minds to it.”