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Jul 27, 2015 - MOREHEAD CITY END OF 9U SEASON

It was as great weekend of baseball for the 9U Virginia Mariners at the Wood Bat World Series.  After the big storm on Thursday night which scratched our practice, we started out on Friday morning flat.  Pitching was rusty and hitting was weak.  We lost to a team that obtained their only win.  That loss put us in the 2nd bracket and we came alive in the next game on Friday.  We beat a good team and our pitching and hitting was way better.  The Mariners were back to winning form.  Jay pitched great the next game and we were playing behind him to win.  On Sunday, Ty pitched to perfection with plenty of support.  Shane Seffernick did a great job behind the plate.  Zach was pulling them out at first.  Liam was back to form hitting as was, Cayden. How many did Adam take for the team.  LL was leading off with hits/walks what ever it took.  Jayden, the bunt king and speed to beat it out, and Luke with key plays.  What a great performance from bunch of 9 year olds.  Chris got a lot of comments from other baseball coaches on how they looked disciplined and prepped on each pitch.  We are an Elite team and showed good skill.  

GO MARINERS!!!

chuck

Jul 21, 2015 - We're in MOREHEAD CITY

Beautiful and relaxing. Pool, dock and balcony At the condo are great. Checked out Croatan HS it is a hike to the softball field. Swinson Park is very nice with at least 4 fields, great place to practice. Looking forward to Fridays games, but don't want it to get here to quick, having fun doing old people stuff😎. 

chuck

Jul 16, 2015 - Morehead City

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:

Nations will have T-Shirts available at certain sites. They are $20 in all sizes. 

Games may start early, as much as 45 minutes.

Have plenty of water and sunscreen and snacks, they don't want coolers but moms have a big purse 

Extra bat, glove, cleats etc is a good thing to have available.  

Nations will charge a gate fee for all but players and coaches  

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 15, 2015 - Nations Baseball Elite Team standings

9U - Elite Division
RankTeam NameStrengthPoints
1 Tidewater Drillers 650 120
2 Virginia Mariners 9U 650 90
3 Norfolk Destroyers 200 520
4 Evoshield Canes VA 9u 0 60
10U - Select Division

Jul 13, 2015 - MOREHEAD CITY INFO

Friday (Field 2) @ Croatan HS

 

 

 

9

9:00 a.m.

Virginia Mariners

 

Carteret County Patriots

 

10

10:45 a.m.

Wayne County Arsenal                                

These are our Friday games in Morehead City Wood Bat tournament.  9:00am. And 10:45am. At Croatan HS, Field 2.  All games and teams are on the Nations Baseball site. Go to our links in the Menu. Text messages are available  

We are trying to set up a field for Thursday in Morehead City to practice 7/23. 

Chuck 

Jul 12, 2015 - DH at Bethel High School

Well it was a great day for being on the field. Thanks to Dave and his tractor preping the field Friday night before the rain. The kids showed rust, but it was great timing before Morehead City. EVO SHIELD gave us a good warmup.  Proud of these kids as Chris moved them in about every position. No stars just team play. GO MARINERS. 

Practices will be this week and we are working on another game. More info at practice. 

chuck

Jul 10, 2015 - TOURNAMENT CANCELLED

Virginia Mariners will be together on Sunday at Bethel High School. Details to follow

The Nations Tournament has been cancelled because of teams dropping out for Pony Allstar Finals.  We are working to play a double header at Bethel, but the details have not been worked out. At the least practice will be held.  

Stay tuned

chuck

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