Lamorinda Baseball Academy's (LBA) 12U Generals drew national attention with a 6-1 record at the Dreams Park National Invitational Tournament in Cooperstown, New York.
The Generals earned a 10th seed (out of 104 teams) with hard fought victories over teams from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Utah. The Generals scored 70 runs while allowing 29 throughout the tournament. Their march to the final four was halted by a 9-2 loss to the national powerhouse East Cobb Phillies-Georgia. The LBA Generals are comprised of players from Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The roster included: Matthias Haggerty, Tucke Backer, Nicolas Morgan, Timmy Tierney, Trevin Kroichick, Carter Whiting, Nick Henderson, Carson Gerhardy, Gavin Shipp, Harry Curtis, Kyle Mizell, and Parker Windatt.
LBA Generals 19, South Florida Contenders 3
LBA Generals 8, Brunswick Bulldogs-Ohio 7
LBA Generals 20, Coppell Cowboys Black-Texas 2
LBA Generals 5, Roswell Green Hornets-Georgia 3
LBA Generals 9, Utah Bombers 5
LBA Generals 7, Winston Salem Warriors-North Carolina 0
East Cobb Phillies-Georgia 9, LBA Generals 2