U17 Boys’ National Softball Championship Final results

U17 Boys’ National Softball Championship Final results

Softball Queensland has won the 2019 U17 Boys’ National Softball Championship in a thrilling encounter over Softball NSW.

The Queenslanders pulled out an epic play in the bottom of the 6th inning, Byron Humble scored on a wild pitch to even up the score, and as the New South Wales boys scrambled to recover, Josh Routledge ran to third and then home giving the Maroon boys a 6-5 lead.

Caleb Vandegriendt’s pitching was strong enough to close out the top of the 7th inning with no runs from NSW, giving Queensland the championship.

Tournament Awards

Best Batter – Ethan Field
Best Pitcher – Blake Hunter
Tournament MVP – Hayden Shaw

Player of the Grand Final – Riley James

Click here to view the final tournament results.

To watch the U17 Boys’ National Softball Championship Final, visit Softball SA’s YouTube channel.

Grand Final Box Score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
NSW Boys 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 5 12 2
QLD Boys 0 0 4 0 0 2 6 7 2
Qld
Batting POS AB R H RBI BB SO
Totals 25 6 7 4 1 7
Kynan Molander SS 3 1 1 0 0 1
Pierce Nugent-Moss 2B-RF-CR 3 1 1 0 0 1
Riley James C 3 1 2 2 0 0
Caleb Vandegriendt P 3 0 1 1 0 0
Byron Humble 3B 1 1 0 1 1 0
Joshua Routledge CF 3 1 1 0 0 1
Nicholas Murphy RF-2B 3 0 0 0 0 1
TeUrewera Potini 1B 2 0 0 0 0 2
Luke Levitt PH 1 0 0 0 0 1
Max Spencer DP 3 1 1 0 0 0
Nicholas Crouch LF 0 0 0 0 0 0
NSW
Batting POS AB R H RBI BB SO
Totals 33 5 12 4 2 3
Jeremy Garland P-SS 3 1 2 0 1 0
Josh Banks LF 4 1 2 2 0 1
Ethan Field C 4 1 1 1 0 0
Boston Lowe 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0
Hayden Shaw CF 4 0 1 1 0 0
Matthew Eder PR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zachary Roberts 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1
Blake Becquet DP 4 0 2 0 0 0
Caden Keed 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0
Jake Gleeson RF-CR 3 1 1 0 0 1
Patrick Beach SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blake Hunter P 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching IP H R ER BB SO
Totals 7.0 12 5 4 2 3
Caleb Vandegriendt 7.0 12 5 4 2 3
Pitching IP H R ER BB SO
Totals 6.0 7 6 5 1 7
Jeremy Garland 5.0 7 6 5 1 6
Blake Hunter 1.0 0 0 0 0 1