Big Train 14U opens 2019 season with second place finish

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April 17, 2019 - 10:14 AM

The Big Train 14U AA team after its first tournament. Front row from left, Jase Tarter, Eli Adams, Sam Hull and Brandon McKarnin. Back row, Holden Barker, Carter Hutton, Maddox Johnson, Jarrett Herrmann, Ethan Goodderz and Trey Sommer. Courtesy photo.

The Big Train 14U baseball team kicked-off its season with a second-place finish in the Rawlings Grand Slam NIT Tournament in Gardner. 

Big Train opened the tournament on Saturday by beating the KC Bears and the Strike Zone Diablos 15-6 and 4-2. They then beat Omaha, Neb. team Hosey’s Heroes 14-2 on Sunday morning before falling to the Wichita Aeros 8-6. 

Eight pitchers threw for multiple innings over the weekend as the Big Train used their depth to their advantage. 

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