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Northwest Senior (15-16) baseball team are Tennessee State Little League Champions

 

Northwest Little League hosted the 2012 Senior (15-16) State Tournament

Little League BaseballClarksville, TN – The Northwest Senior(15-16) boys baseball team won the Tennessee State Baseball Championship by going 3-0 at Stokes field last week.

They defeated Smith County 6- 2 on Sunday, July 22nd behind  the strong pitching from winning pitcher Adam Caver, Jose Poindexter, Dakota Doron, and Tyler Boles,(who recorded the save). They gave up only 3 hits while striking out 14.

Northwest was able to take advantage of 5 Smith County errors to advance in the winners bracket.

Pictured L to R: (Bottom Row) Mike Wulf, Chad Chisolm, Jahnal Browne, Tyler boles, Ty Rather, Kevin Kane, Isaac Masters, Sam Masters. (Top Row) Asst Coach Tony Boles, Asst Coach Jose Poindexter, Adam Caver, Jose Poindexter, Jordan Grier, Kody Doron, Shawn Howard, Asst coach Johnny Masters, Head Coach Donny Caver.

Pictured L to R: (Bottom Row) Mike Wulf, Chad Chisolm, Jahnal Browne, Tyler boles, Ty Rather, Kevin Kane, Isaac Masters, Sam Masters. (Top Row) Asst Coach Tony Boles, Asst Coach Jose Poindexter, Adam Caver, Jose Poindexter, Jordan Grier, Kody Doron, Shawn Howard, Asst coach Johnny Masters, Head Coach Donny Caver.

On Tuesday, July 24th, Northwest was hot at the plate with 17 hits in a 21-0 five inning victory over Maryville. Jordan Grier went 4 for 5 at the plate, while Shawn Howard hit a home run.  Tyler Boles, Ty Rather, and Kevin Kane each collected 2 hits for Northwest to advance to the Championship game.  Jose Poindexter collected the win.

On Thursday, July 26th, Northwest had to play Greenville for the championship. After a scoreless 1st inning, Northwest broke the ice with a run in the top of the 2nd inning. In the top of the 3rd inning, Northwest had 9 batters come to the plate to score 5 runs and break open a close game.  Northwest would score 4 more runs in the 4th and 2 more in the 5th to claim their 2nd consecutive Senior League State Championship, 12-0. Adam Caver pitched 4 innings of one hit, shutout ball and Tyler Boles pitched the 5th to complete the shutout.

Team members are Tyler Boles, Jose Poindexter, Mike Wulf, Jahnal Browne, Isaac Masters, Sam Masters, Travis Swails, Dakota Doron, Adam Caver, Kevin Kane, Chad Chisolm, Ty Rather, Shawn Howard, Jordan Grier, and Blake Kiely. Head coach is Donny Caver. Assistant Coaches are Tony Boles, Jose Poindexter, Johnny Masters, and Ken Caver.

Northwest now advances to the Southeast Regionals in Viera-Suntree, Florida on Friday, August 3rd to play South Carolina at 10:30am et. On Saturday, August 4th they will play Virginia at 2:30pm et. They finish pool play on Sunday, August 5th playing West Virginia at 9:30am et.

The Semi-finals and finals will be on Monday and Tuesday with the champion advancing to the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine August 12th-18th.

Anyone who would like to help the team with their expenses to Florida can send donations to:

Northwest Little League
P.O.Box 2386
Clarksville, Tennessee

Attn: State Champions


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