11u Birmingham Giants bring home first title

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11u Birmingham Giants win title

The 11u Birmingham Giants playing in their first tournament of the spring started slowly but tore through the competition in bracket play to finish as tournament champions.

Their first match up of the day had the Giants facing off with the Patriots. After falling behind early 4-0, the Giants closed the gap to 4-3 but could come no closer in the 4-3 loss. At the plate, hits came from Jamison Green (1), Kolton Hudgins (1), Caden Cain (1), Aubrey Sanders (1), Ethan Bucher (1), Brodie Jackson (1), and Chris Jackson (1). On the Mound Giants pitching allowed just 6 hits over 4 innings, while striking out 5, Jamison Green (3), Ethan Bucher (20.

In Game 2 the Giants jumped out to an early 5-2 lead, lead by Jamison Green (1)Kolton Hudgins (1), Caden Cain (1), Max Hollingsworth (1), Aubrey Sanders (1), Ethan Bucher (2), Parker Stewart (1), Brodie Jackson (1), and Chris Jackson (1), all who had hits for the Giants. On the Mound, Brodie Jackson Pitched 3 innings, Before giving way to Caden Cain and Jamison Green .

In their first game of bracket play, the Giants again faced off with the Patriots, this time with a much different result, jumping put to a 9-0 lead after 3 and eventually winning 12-3. Hits from Ethan Bucher (1), Kolton Hudgins (1), Caden Cain (1), Max Hollingsworth (1), Aubrey Sanders (2), Jamison Green (2), Isiah Miles (1), and Trevor Cox (1) paced the 10 hit , 12 run attack. Ethan Bucher pitched 3 innings, striking out 3, and Caden Cain closed out the win, for the 800th for the Giants all time.

Max Holllingsworth Birmingham Giants

The win, the Giants 800th all time, moved the 11u Giants into the championship game to face off again with the Panthers from Pelham. Ethan bucher started the championship game, allowing just 2 hits over 4 innings, while striking out 5, and Max Hollingsworth struck out the side to close out the 11-1 win. At the plate, the Giants offense received hits from Ethan Bucher (2), Kolton Hudgins (2), Caden Cain ( 3, 1HR), Max Hollingsworth (2), Aubrey Sanders (1), Jamison Green (2), Parker Stewart (1), Brodie Jackson (1), Isiah Miles (2, 1 3b), Trevor Cox (1) and Chris Jackson (1) to power the offense in the win.

The 11u Giants play again this weekend.