Northwest Naturals win consolation title

August 21, 2011 by  

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Kevin Thompson’s sacrifice fly scored Mo Lebron with the winning run in the bottom of the eighth as Northwest Naturals beat the Palm Springs Express 6-5 to win the consolation bracket championship in the North American Fastpitch Association Class A World Series.

Lebron opened the eighth with a double and moved to third on a wild pitch.

Sean McCauley was 3 for 4 with an RBI, and Jason Scheibner was 2 for 4 with an RBI in the game for Northwest Naturals.

Northwest Naturals reached the consolation final with a 12-10 victory over JV Tube, as Jason Scheibner went 2 for 4 with three RBI, and Terry McIntyre added two hits and two RBI.

Northwest Naturals were eliminated from the main bracket when Joe Janicke’s two-run homer capped a three-run bottom of the sixth and gave Liberty Fastpitch a 3-1 victory.

Liberty Fastpitch 3, NW Naturals 1

Northwest Naturals 000 100 0 — 1 4 0
Liberty Fastpitch 000 003 x — 3 4 4
Thompson and Scheibner; Diko and Herbster.
Highlights: Mo Lebron (NN) RBI; Joe Janicke (LF) 2-run HR.

NW Naturals 12, JV Tube 10

JV Tube 004 022 2 — 10 14 2
Northwest Naturals 414 012 x — 12 15 5
Leicke and Mootz; Divish, Sebsta (6), Divish (7) and Ward
Highlights: Jason Scheibner (NN) 2-4 3 RBI; Terry McIntyre 2-4 (NN) 2 RBI; Tony Cox (NN) 3-4, RBI.

NW Naturals 6, Palm Springs Express 5 (8)

Palm Springs Express 300 000 20 — 5 10 1
Northwest Naturals 200 120 01 — 6 10 1
Balog and Mullen; Seward and Scheibner.
Highlights: Steve Sebasta (NN) 2-4, RBI; Jason Scheibner (NN) 2-4, RBI; Sean McCauley (NN) 3-4, 2 2b, 3b, RBI.

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