Chaffey opened up the tournament with a 5-1 victory over the Aldrete Baseball Academy. Mike Stoves threw the first six innings of the game facing only 19 batters and giving up only one hit, Alan Holland came in and threw the next two innings facing the minimium number of batters.
With no score in the bottom of the fourth Richie Lentz drew a base on balls and ran a delayed steal, Stan Nichol singled advancing Richie to third, Ben Mummy hit a sac-fly to right scoring Richie and giving Chaffey a 1-0 lead.
In the bottom of the eighth Derek Dupree and John Addison both had back to back singles to left field, with runners on first and second we ran a double steal advancing both Derek and John, Chris Minaker singled up the middle scoring both Derek and John, Chris was pass balled to second, Nick Hundley singled to left center scoring Chris from second, Nick was for forced out at second base on a fielders choice, Stan Nichol singled and was wild pitched to second, Ben Mummy hit a fielders choice that scored Stan extending Chaffey’s lead to 5-1.
Stan Nichol and John Addison both went 2-for-4 for the game and Chris Minaker lead all hitters going 3-for-4 with 2 RBI’s. Stan Nichol also had nine assists for the game playing second base.