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U10 Wins Consolation Bracket at Germantown Summer Nights Tournament

By Laura Busch, 08/01/23, 10:15AM CDT


Congratulations to the Jr. Chargers U10 Team, who recently won the Germantown Summer Nights Consolation Bracket!

In Pool Games on Friday July 21, they went 1-1:

-Beat the 5 O's Red 24-4 - Led by Lyla Tunkel as the winning pitcher, striking out 2 and only allowing 3 hits, while adding 3 hits of her own on offense, along with an inside the park grand slam by Maddy Remington.

-Lost to Waupun Eclipse 2-11 - Caroline Hand and Kyra Patterson each collected a hit while Cooper Kirt and Lyla Tunkel collectively threw 8 strikeouts on the mound in the loss.

In Bracket Play on Saturday, July 22,  they again went 1-1:

-Lost to Brookfield Starts U10 Blue 5-6 - Ella Busch & Lyla Tunkel each hit a triple, Kyra Patterson added 2 hits, and Cooper Kirt struck out 11 allowing only 1 hit in the loss.

-Won against 5 O's Red 19-6 in the Consolation Bracket Semi-final - Chargers collected 13 hits, led by home runs from Maddy Remington and Kyra Patterson, a triple from Caroline Hand and 3 innings of solid pitching from Paeley Tieman, striking out 4 and allowing only 4 hits.

In the Consolation Championship on Sunday, July 23 they beat the Wisconsin Scorpions, 15-8 - Rallied for the win despite trailing 0-4 in the first inning, scoring 5 in the bottom of the first, along with another 10 runs on 4 hits from Ella Busch, Josie Schneider, Kyra Patterson and Maddy Remington in the bottom of the third inning.  Hadley Meyer and Cooper Kirt split duties on the mound, Meyer striking out 2 and allowing 3 hits, while Kirt struck out 6 and allowed 0 hits to take the consolation championship crown.