By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected]
The Alexandria Reds, Alexandria’s youth travel baseball team, won the Northern Virginia Travel Baseball League Silver Division tournament on Nov. 9, according to a news release.
The 12U Reds team defeated the Plummer Stars 5-4 in the championship game, finished their season on a seven-game winning streak and won all five of their NVTBL tournament games. Pitcher Turner Sawyer allowed no earned runs, while striking out five of the Stars’ players in the championship game, while pitcher Turner Reid only allowed four hits and one run in the Reds’ 13-1 victory over the Arsenal White in the semi-final game.
Lead off hitter Samuel Dyck led the Reds’ offense over the weekend with five hits and five runs scored across the three games, while Jack Lynch kept the team’s defense strong with a diving catch in left field in the semi-final game, according to the release.