13U CK’S CARDINALS WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS

The Cards went 5-0 through the playoffs with dominant pitching, solid defense and timely execution on offense.  The Cards defeated the North Brunswick Raiders 2-1 in the wildcard play-in game.  The first round saw the Cards defeat the SE-PA Knights, 4-3 in round 1.  In round 2 they defeated the Big Red Machine 6-1 and in round 3 defeated the Zoned Red Hawks 3-2 in 8 innings.  
 
In the championship game, Ryan Gonzalez started the game yielding only 1 run in 3 innings.  Matt Gomolka pitched the next 2 2/3 innings and Joe Pargament pitched the final 1 1/3 innings to seal the 7-1 win.  The Cards pitching staff yielded only 8 runs in the 5 games en route to the championship.  Great job boys!

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