The RBI World Series started today in Jupiter, Florida and two teams are representing the Academy and the Venice Boys and Girls Club in this great competition, The Venice-UYA has a Juniors and a Seniors team.
1st Junior Game: The Venice-UYA beat the Dominican Republic, who are representing the Caribbean, 12-4. The Juniors take the field tomorrow for a doubleheader starting at 10:30am.
1st Senior Game: The Venice-UYA Senior team beat the Los Angeles team 10-5. The Senior team will play again at 7:30pm against the Southwest division winner.
In other news:
Unfortunately the Academy Barons did not make it to the National Baseball Congress World Series, but several of the Barons players were picked up to represent other Summer Collegiate league teams, including Jared Frierson and Ryan Thornton who joined the Canejo Oaks at the Wichita, Kansas event. The Canejo Oaks beat the Nevada Griffins 4-2 in a 10 inning contest. Jared went 3-5 with 1 run and 1 RBI. We will post more notes as details come in.