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Landon's team played their sixth game of the season this evening. Landon did a great job playing third base and went one for two at bat. Unfortunately, the other team was just too much and our boys lost 13-19.
Drew's team played their eighth soccer game of the season today. It was a tough game against an undefeated team. The other team simply out powered our boys which resulted in a 0-5 loss.
Drew's team had their seventh soccer game of the season today. Drew got to play goalie the second half and did a great job. He was really aggressive and made some great saves! His team wound up winning 6-4.
Landon played his fifth baseball game tonight. He went 2 for 2, scoring once, and played short stop and third base. His team did really well and won the game 10-6.
Will's team played their eighth game of the season tonight. Will walked once and struck out once. He played left field and right center. The boys played an undefeated team and kept it really close, but they wound up losing 4-8.
Will's team played their seventh game of the season tonight. It was another tough game in which Will only got to bat once. He got on base on a walk and eventually scored. He played left field and third base where he is getting comfortable playing. Despite their best efforts, this one was never really close and the boys wound up losing 6-14.
Landon played his fourth baseball game tonight. He went 1 for 2 and played center field, third base and pitcher. His team did really well and won the game 16-8.
Will's team had their sixth baseball game of the season tonight but, unfortunately, Landon was playing at the same time. Mama got to watch Will while Daddy took pictures of Landon since this is his first year to play. Will walked the one time he got up to bat and played second base and right field. Will's team lost a really close one to Bixby 7-8. Ahh, Bixby, don't get me started.
Will's team played their fifth game of the season tonight. It was a tough game in which Will only got to bat once and struck out. He played right-center field and third base where he did a great job keeping the runners close to the base. Unfortunately, the boys' efforts wasn't enough as they lost 9-18.
Drew's team had their sixth soccer game of the season today but, unfortunately, Drew was sick and had to miss it. Nonetheless, his team was able to win 3-1.
Will's fourth baseball game of the year was in Coweta. Since it was was a late game, out of town, and on a school night, Drew, Landon and Momma stayed home.
Will played center field and walked in his only at bat and then stole second. The boys won a close came X-X.
The game was also memorable because, although the day was quit warm and comfortable in the early afternoon, the temperature dropped significantly by late evening and no one was prepared for it. Everyone on the field and in the stands was shivering. The abrupt change in the weather occurred across the midwest even resulting in some bad tornadoes in central Illinois.
Will had his third baseball game of the year tonight.
Will played second base and center field. Here he is making a throw to first base.
This is the first year the boys, just 8 and 9 years old, are pitching and the pitches are all over the place. Will backed away from this one that was heading right for his head. (The ball is right above the woman in orange.) Sometimes, the pitch is literally thrown behind him. Will only got up to bat once resulting in a strike out which turned out to be pretty common for us tonight. Our poor boys only scored one run in a very lopsided loss.
Landon had his third baseball game tonight. It was at the exact same time as Will's game and, although they were at the same sports complex, they were at complete opposite ends, like half a mile away opposite ends. So Momma stayed with Landon and I went with Will. Unfortunately, this means there are no pics of Landon's game.
It was a tough game. Landon played third base and catcher again. With their bats near silent, Landon only got to bat once and he got a base hit. The boys suffered their first loss 2-12.
Landon played his second baseball game tonight and played catcher the whole game.
In his first at bat, Landon hit a coach-pitch...eyes closed...but, it went foul.
Landon then hit a long one off the tee.
Running to second base where he was left stranded.
Back behind the plate.
Another great hit off the tee for his second hit of the day!
Taking off for first base.
Landon just about to catch a pitch behind the plate. It was a great game and the boys squeaked out a win 8-7. (I had to leave to take Drew to soccer practice so Momma took some of the pictures and did a great job.).
Drew had his fifth soccer game of the season this afternoon.
Drew had a great break-away and took a shot on goal that bounced off the defender in red. Drew followed up on the deflection and took another shot on goal but, unfortunately, the goalie made a great save.
For the first time ever, he got to play goalie. And, Drew did great!
One ball got by him for a goal but, for playing the position for the first time, Drew did an awesome job! Unfortunately, his team still lost 2-7.