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Riverside Rockets win tournament title

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 12:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:49 a.m. CDT
The Riverside Rockets 11U travel baseball team recently won the Chicago Sunday Baseball League Memorial Day Tournament. Front row: Kip Friend, Johnny Ortiz, Alex Georgopolous, Joey Mieczkowski and Riccardo Linares. Middle row: Tommy Dvorak, Robert Murphy, Danny Kawiecki, Liam Corbisiero, Luke Gentile Back row: Coaches Charlie Corbisiero, Paul Kawiecki and Rich Gentile. Not pictured: Joseph Shelvin, Martin Harrington and Gannon Harrington.

The Riverside 11U Rockets travel baseball team won the Chicago Sunday Baseball League Memorial Day Tournament with a 5-0 record.

The Rockets beat out Chicago-McGuane Park, Flossmoor, Oak Lawn, Hobart, Ind., and Homer Glen travel teams to take home the championship trophy. The Rockets benefited from closing out three games early by slaughter to keep their pitchers more fresh.

In the championship game, the Rockets beat Homer Glen, which entered with a 4-0 record, 11-0 in five innings.

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