Niles baseball coach Mike Vota picked up his 300th career victory last week against Lakeshore. Vota (right) is seen here with manager Johnny Morrison. (Submitted photo)
Niles baseball coach Mike Vota picked up his 300th career victory last week against Lakeshore. Vota (right) is seen here with manager Johnny Morrison. (Submitted photo)

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Vikings win Polish Classic

Published 9:05am Tuesday, May 27, 2014

BRONSON — The Niles baseball team defeated Berrien Springs and host Bronson to win the Polish Classic Championship Saturday.

The Vikings topped the Shamrocks 7-4 and then edged the Vikings 8-6 in the title game to improve to 22-10 on the season.

Connor Glick had a big day at the plate with three doubles.

Also picking up doubles for Niles were Taylor Weldy, Tate Brawley, Alex Hardy and Jordan Ham.

Darek Bullock-Mills added a triple and Brawley a home run.

Cody Thornton was the winning pitcher in the opening game as he tossed a five-hitter. Tyler Clutter picked up the win in relief in the championship game.

 

Bronson Polish Classic

First game

Berrien Springs         200     101     0 – 4 5 1

Niles                               002     014     x – 7 8 4

Cody Thornton (W), Tyler Clutter (6); Covert, Johnson (L, 6)

2B: Taylor Weldy (N), Connor Glick (N) 2

HR: Tate Brawley (N), Kyle Rago (BS)

 

Championship game

Niles                             400     021     1 – 8 12 3

Bronson                      120     300     0 – 6 5 0

Austin Lintz, Tyler Clutter (W, 3), Tate Brawley (S, 6); Hagen, Roussey (L)

2B: Tate Brawley (N), Connor Glick (N), Alex Hardy (N), Jordan Ham (N), Fox (X)

3B: Darek Bullock-Mills (N)

Varsity record: 22-10

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