15u Spikes Rally to Win "Battle in the 330" in Extras
The 15u Canton Spikes battled a 26 team field to win the Team Sports Tournaments "Battle in the (330)" at Mount Union University on Sunday. The Spikes compiled a 6-0 mark over three days of play which began with victories over the Steel Valley Grays, Player I Bulls and Ohio Panthers in pool play. On Sunday, the Spikes rallied from a 3-2 deficit in the sixth to beat the Ohio Longhorns 4-3 in the quarter-finals. In the semi's, the Spikes broke out the lumber to oust Pride Baseball 13-6 and followed that up with a 6-5 come-from-behind thriller in the championship game over Pennsylvania's PA Redhawks. Down 4-1, the Spikes rallied to tie it in the bottom of the seventh only to see the Redhawks retake the lead in the eighth. The never-say-die Spikes mustered a 2-run rally in the bottom of the frame to take the title. Congrats 15u Spikes!