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The 11U Drillers baseball team
The 11U Drillers baseball team (pictured) won the championship at the Global NIT tournament that featured 11 teams at Baseball USA. The Drillers were undefeated throughout the weekend tournament, winning all five of their games. After a difficult win in Game 4, they wrapped up the tournament with a 12-6 championship win over the Baysox team from Seabrook. The Drillers represent several schools, including Frostwood Elementary, Rummel Creek Elementary, Memorial Drive Elementary and Valley Oaks Elementary. Baseball tournament champs are (top row, from left) Ford Allen, Jackie Hope, Dillion Norris, Quinn Fitzpatrick, Logan Santos, (bottom row, from left) Hunter Edmonds, Ryan Lamon, Liam Shultz, Drake Johnson and Whit Patterson.
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