Jasper Reds cap seasonJuly 29, 2013
From Herald Staff Reports
Sure, more offensive punch would have been nice. But in the Jasper Reds’ venture to the National Baseball Congress World Series over the weekend, they couldn’t complain about the benefits the experience offered.
The Reds fell 4-1 to the Austin (Texas) Gold Sox in an elimination game Saturday, following a 10-0 setback Friday to the El Dorado (Kan.) Broncos. The Reds (9-5) tallied just six hits over the two games and mustered their lone run Saturday in the sixth inning, after Austin had already crafted a 4-0 lead. Austin Karl doubled for one of Jasper’s four hits against Austin.
The Gold Sox struck for three runs in the third without the benefit of a hit against Jasper starter Jacob Mills (0-1).
“Even though we went two-and-out, we thought we gained some very valuable experience out there. The atmosphere is really awesome,” Reds business manager Bob Alles said. “We had a young team this year, and a 9-5 record is not bad.”
In transitioning from this summer to the next, Alles added that he’s got two hopes. One is that the Reds can locate more opponents next season compared to the light 14-game slate they played this summer. Also on the wish list is more power in the lineup; incoming Northeast Dubois High School senior Cameron Riecker accounted for the Reds’ lone home run this season.
“We think we tweak that roster a little bit, and we’ll have a strong team next year,” Alles said.
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