Firecrackers capture 14u PGF National Championship.
Firecrackers Brashear/Oakes 8, Birmingham Thunderbolts 1
Irvine, CA — The Firecrackers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning and never looked back. Corissa Sweet lead off the game with a base hit to left field and later scored on a ground ball by Bella Martinez. Charlotte Forniss knocked in the second run with a base hit. Cassidy West pitched a complete game for the Firecrackers allowing just 1 unearned run. West later launched a solo home run to increase the lead to 6-1. Amanda Gull had three hits on the day. Corissa Sweet finished the game with two hits and a walk reaching base three times putting the pressure on the Thunderbolts. The Firecrackers finished the tournament with a perfect 6-0 record to earn the 14u PGF Platnium National Championship. Cassidy West got all six wins posting a 0.69 ERA. The Firecrackers played lights out defense all week and had key performances from Kelcie Adams, Kam Davis, Shelbie Valencia, and Bella J.