Blue Wave 14U won the first annual Santa Ana Saints Christmas Classic tournament today (12/17/2017) with a 7-6 win in 9-innings over the South Coast Mets.
After losing their first game of the tournament on Saturday (12/16/2017) 1-4 to the Aztecs, the team came back to win the second seeding game 5-4 over Next Level. Blue Wave won semi-final 1-0 to play for the championship in the tournament to benefit Santa Ana High Schools baseball program.
Championship team members were awarded a new Viper wood bat and included Connor Neer, Jake Keffer, JM Harduvel, Ray Herold, Jake Birmingham, Gavin Gayle, Benji Cruz, Ryan Iveson, Ryan Zhuang, and Zach Gessay. Coach Joe Carrig and Coach Trevor Wood received new Viper fungos.