Northwest NEWS

June 21, 1999

Sports

WBS Koufax team takes first place at Mercer Island Tourney

   Woodinville Baseball Club's 14-and-under Sandy Koufax team captured first place at the recent "Boys of Summer" Tournament held on Mercer Island. The WBC team won five straight games to improve their season record to 29-5. Pitcher/first baseman D. T. Nance was awarded the Gold Bat for hitting over .700 in the tournament.

   Earlier this year, the team received an invitation to compete in a national tournament after finishing second at the Big League Dreams Spring Championship in Palm Desert, CA.

   Playing for WBC are Nick Hall, Brad Johnson, Thomas Knowles, Richie Lentz, Brandon Markey, D.T. Nance, Casey Priseman, Mike Wagner, Ian Warner, and Jon Willard. The team is managed by Bob Aoki and is coached by Dough Hall and Chris Priseman.