Bulldawgs finish with unbeaten record
The Baldwin Bulldawgs 10 year-old team defeated Lawrence's Shockers 13-1 Monday night to capture first place, completing a perfect 20-0 regular season in DCABA (Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association) league play.
Powered by strong pitching from Chad Hitchings, Josh Hoffman and Nathan Growcock, the Bulldawgs never trailed in Monday's game. Stingy defense, smart running and timely hitting -- including a solo out-of-the-park home run from Landon Ausherman -- secured the victory.
The Bulldawgs, who play teams from Lawrence and Eudora, outscored opponents 332-83 in compiling their undefeated regular season record. Members of the team are: Landon Ausherman, Nathan Growcock, Chad Hitchings, Josh Hoffman, Colton Lowe, Jesse McDaniels, Kyle Pattrick, Ryan Rogers, Andrew Sutton, Brian Wright.
The Bulldawgs open DCABA Post-Season League Tournament play Sunday in Lawrence. Gametimes have yet to be announced.