Wolfpack wins third championship
The La Grande Wolfpack 12-and-under youth baseball team won its third tournament of the season, winning the Boise Summer Classic in Boise, Idaho, Sunday.
After scoring 34 runs in pool play, the Wolfpack defeated Caldwell, Idaho, All-Stars, 6-3, before beating the host Boise Cobras in the championship by an 8-3 margin.
One week after driving in the game-winning run to win the Battle of the Blues at Pioneer Park, Parker Robinson once again came up clutch for La Grande in the title game. Robinson hit the go-ahead home run against the Cobras. “I’m really happy to see that Parker has been coming up big for us,” Wolfpack head coach Shane Fredrick said. “He’s kept us close with his pitching as well, and is a very good all-around player.”
On Friday, Jameson Halsey opened up with a strong performance for the Wolfpack, hitting a home run in each of the team’s three wins in Boise. Chance Goodman also went yard in the semifinals, hitting his first career grand slam against Caldwell, Idaho.
“I think we’re as confident now as we’ve ever been all season,” Fredrick said after winning the tournament. “These kids are a lot of fun to watch, do a great job of competing every time they play. Right now, I think our biggest strengths are our pitching and defense.”
The Wolfpack are now 27-5 on the season, winning three out of the six tournaments they have played in. La Grande will play the Dairy Days Tournament this weekend in Meridian, Idaho, before heading into district all-star play in Pendleton from June 28 to July 4.