GREENWOOD — The Vincennes Cub League 9U All-Stars recorded a trio of victories to capture the Mooresvillle Madness Tournament at the Center Grove Youth Baseball Complex over the weekend.
The local 9s played to a time-limit draw in their first game, tying Decatur Central 7-7. Vincennes took the rematch against Decatur Central in the elimination round, 2-1.
In the semifinals Vincennes took down the top seed Indiana Tomahawks 10-3 on the strength of an eight-run fourth inning, and they clubbed the North Central Cyclones, 13-0, in five innings for the championship. Vincennes trailed in every game but the final.
Leading the offense for the Vincennes 9s on the weekend were Tayte Walker six hits, five runs, three RBIs; Rylan Hunckler, three singles, two doubles, six runs, six RBIs; William Holka four hits, four runs, three RBIs; Landon Bouchie three doubles, two singles, seven RBIs, two runs; Daveon Jennings three hits, three runs, one RBI; Paxton Gher double, three singles, three RBIs, one run; Sam Allen three hits, four runs, one RBI; Kamdyn Rehwald double, run; Cooper Stearns four runs, one RBI; Easton Wilkerson single; and Koen Lewis one run.
Hunckler twirled a complete game shutout in the championship game, striking out two and scattering three hits. Stearns pitched five innings with four strikeouts in the tournament; Jennings four innings, three strikeouts; Bouchie three innings, six strikeouts; Allen three innings, five strikeouts; and Rehwald two innings, two strikeouts.
The Vincennes 9s host the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional at the Cub League this weekend, beginning Thursday.