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2019 West Collierville Dragons- MSCL North Champions

West Collierville Dragons- 2019 MSCL North Tournament Champions

By Michael Martorano, 05/20/19, 5:00PM CDT


The 2019 West Collierville Dragons, coached by long time coach, JD Stambaugh, had its ups and downs this year but showed early on this season that they would be a team that could make MSCL history. Heading into the North Tournament as the 3 seed, they battled their a very hot Briarcrest Saints team in the Quarter-final, and scrapped a win to move onto the Semi-Final verse their hometown Rival Collierville East - Bachelor. In the Semi-Final, West Collierville had a comfortable 4 run lead and won the game in comfortable fashion, 6-1.

Now it came down to all the marbles, West Collierville knew at somepoint they would have to play the defending, and #1 seeded Houston Mustangs in the North Championship. This game started out with a bang as West Collierville went up early with a 4-1 lead, but Houston would not back down, bringing the game to a tie in the bottom of the 3rd, 4-4. It was anyone's game at this point, but after walking the bases loaded, #24 for Collierville took the team on his back with a grand slam to right center to put the Dragons up 8-4 in the top of the 4th. With that momentum swing, Houston battled, but West Collierville ended up as champions, with the final score as 10-6.

Both Houston and West Collierville had wonderful seasons this year, and the MSCL wants to congratulate both teams for their sportsmanship and their hard work throughout the year.

Tag(s): MSCL North