The Capital City Crushers U12 baseball team competed in the Madison Early Bird Tournament in Madison this past weekend. They played Mitchell Overtime, the Huron Tigers and the Watertown Reliabank Rattlers.

The first Crushers game saw Mitchell Overtime take a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Crushers took the lead in the third inning when pitcher Andrew Campea hit a two-run home run. Colton Brady added a solo home run in the fourth inning to go up 3-1. Mitchell Overtime took advantage of several fifth inning errors by the Crushers to win 4-3. Campea allowed one run in three innings on the mound.

The second game of the tournament for the Crushers saw them defeat the Tigers 11-0. Colton Brady got an RBI in the first inning. The Crushers batted around the lineup in the fourth inning and scored eight runs. Trevor Rounds and Brady added two more runs to clinch the victory via the ten-run rule.

In the consolation championship, the Crusher got runs by Campea, Ridge Leimbach and Weston Northrup. Those were the only runs the Crushers scored. The Rattlers won 13-3.

The Crushers placed fourth in this past weekend tournament. They currently have a 4-2 record. The Crushers will next see action at the Missouri River Classic in Bismarck on June 7-9.

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