The Oak Park and River Forest 13u National team defeated Grand Ledge, MI team last night to advance to the championship game today at 1pm in Lafayette, IN Zone.
The Oak Park River Forest Local Team defeated the Bartlett All-Stars 13-4 in a RMSBO tournament game last night. Kenji Ida pitched a complete game and had a couple hits to help out the team. Congrats to the Locals.
With a score of 14-1, Oak Park and River Forest 14-year-old team begins their National tournament play with a nice win against Eastern Illinois in the Crest Hill Regional last night.
Good luck guys.
The Oak Park and River Forest Pony Baseball won the Frankfort Summer Sizzle this past weekend, defeating Palos Heights in the championship game. Congrats to the young men.
In spectacular fashion, a rematch of last year's championship was played this past weekend at Lindberg Park. On Thursday evening, Bump City and Oak Park Apartments played 8 complete innings with no clear winner before darkness brought the game to a halt. Returnin to the field on Friday to complete the clash of the titans, Oak Park Apartments was able to score 4 quick runs to break the tie. Bump only responded with with one run in the bottom of the 9th and victory for OPA was complete. A final score of 16-13 ended the 2015 house league season for Oak Park and River Forest Pony Baseball.
Last night, first place juggernaut, Oak Park Township, won their third straight village Championship at Lindberg Park. OPT has won the Championship 6 times, and made an appearance at the "show" 15 times in the last 20-something years. Manager, Mike Kennedy, coaches, Greg Byrne, and Greg Byrne, jr., led their band of warrior poets on a 20-1 season this year. Dodging rainouts and scheduling conflicts, the team swept all opponents in the playoffs, winning 5 straight to scoop up the coveted Championship T-shirts.
No games tonight due to poor field conditions.