The championship game was one for the ages with KRU Baseball 10's and Long Beach staging a back and forth slug-fest with KRU scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth to capture the title with a 9-8 win.
Long beach appeared to take a commanding four run lead in the top of the fifth inning 6-2, but KRU answered right back in the bottom of the inning with five runs to take a 7-6 lead. In the sixth and final inning Long Beach answered with two runs to retake an 8-7 lead. KRO however had plans of their own and captured the championship with a Reysen Benigno single tht plated the tying and winning runs.
KRU Baseball 10's 9
Long Beach, CA 8
WP - Slade Sarono 3 2/3 IP, 1 K's
Slade Sarono 3-4, 2 RS
Alexander Tabangcura 3-3, 3 RS
Reysen Benigno 2-4, RS, 4 RBI
All Tournament Team
Slade "bubu" Sarono was the 10u tournament MVP
Other team members are Ethan Bagsol, Reysen Benigno, Trenton Caliboso, Jamie Castro, Sky Hirota, Tyler Millan, Aysen Orpilla, and Leland Ramos, The manager is Francis Caliboso and coaches Landon Ramos, Ren Banis, and Peter Sarono.
KRU Baseball 10's (6-0) advances to the 10u Cal Ripken World Series in Vincennes, IN starting on August 4th.