The Dowagiac 12U All-Stars captured the Paw Paw Invitational championship with a 10-5 win over the host team. Pictured in front from left are: Cristian Wilson, Matt Mosier, Tyler Huston, Chris Mosier, Duan Simpson and Alex McIntosh; back row: coach Chris Wilson, coach Keith Schreiber, Kade Schreiber, Jared Checkley, T.J. Reed, Thomas Swanson, Garrett Pillivant, Dashawn Brooks and coach Martin Mosier. (Submitted photo)
The Dowagiac 12U All-Stars captured the Paw Paw Invitational championship with a 10-5 win over the host team. Pictured in front from left are: Cristian Wilson, Matt Mosier, Tyler Huston, Chris Mosier, Duan Simpson and Alex McIntosh; back row: coach Chris Wilson, coach Keith Schreiber, Kade Schreiber, Jared Checkley, T.J. Reed, Thomas Swanson, Garrett Pillivant, Dashawn Brooks and coach Martin Mosier. (Submitted photo)

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Dowagiac All-Stars win Paw Paw Invitational

Published 7:56am Thursday, July 3, 2014

PAW PAW — The Dowagiac 12U All-Stars captured the Paw Paw Tournament with a 10-5 win over the host team Thursday.

On its way to the championship, Dowagiac defeated South Haven 19-0, tied Paw Paw 1-1, blanked Bloomingdale 20-0, blanked Gobles 15-0 and defeated South Haven 17-0.

Against South Haven, Duan Simpson had a two-run home run, DaShawn Brooks hit a solo home run, Thomas Swanson hit two home runs, while Cristian Wilson and Garrett Pillivant both had grand slams.

Wilson had a solo home run in the tie with Paw Paw.

Against Bloomingdale, Kade Schreiber had a grand slam. Against Gobles, Jared Checkley had a grand slam.

In the second meeting with South Haven, Swanson hit two more home runs.

Dowagiac did not homer against Paw Paw in the championship game. In fact, Paw Paw was the only team in the tournament to play a full six innings against Dowagiac.

The Dowagiac 9-10 All-Stars defeated Hartford 8-6 in the championship game of the Paw Paw Invitational. Pictured in front from left are: Jordan Simpson, Henry Weller, Aaron Lucio, Anthony Hyatt and Ethan Hannapel; in back: Jackson Olson, Cole Weller, Dean Pellow, Jake Ickes, Bobby Nate and Jordan Hunter. The team is coached by by Mike Hyatt, Eric Hannapel, Scott Nate,Dave Ickes and Jeff Pellow, who are not pictured. (Leader photo/File)
The Dowagiac 9-10 All-Stars defeated Hartford 8-6 in the championship game of the Paw Paw Invitational. Pictured in front from left are: Jordan Simpson, Henry Weller, Aaron Lucio, Anthony Hyatt and Ethan Hannapel; in back: Jackson Olson, Cole Weller, Dean Pellow, Jake Ickes, Bobby Nate and Jordan Hunter. The team is coached by by Mike Hyatt, Eric Hannapel, Scott Nate,Dave Ickes and Jeff Pellow, who are not pictured. (Leader photo/File)

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