Coldwater Early Bird Results

May 14, 2012

Coldwater, MI

The annual Early Bird Tournament was held this weekend at Waterworks Park and Heritage Park in Coldwater, MI.  The Coldwater Softball Association runs this tournament each year as a fundraiser for it's men's fast pitch league. We would like to thank all of the teams that participated and helped to support the CSA ( 

2012 Coldwater Early Bird Tournament Results

Congratulations to Huron Wellness/Gillies of Port Huron, MI for winning this year's tournament.  They finished with a 5-0 record and defeated the Thunder of Battle Creek, MI in the Championship Game.  Kyle Crawford (4-0, 2 ER) was named the Most Valuable Pitcher and Scotty Nichols (6/10, 5BB, Grand Slam) was the Most Valuable Hitter.  Pool play results and game summaries are listed below.

Pool A Standings:

1. Blues (Hastings, MI) 2-0 
2. Duncan Outlaws (Elkhart, IN) 2-0 
3. Wabash Elite (Wabash, IN) 1-1
4. Crouch Electric (Coldwater, MI) 1-1
5. Lightning (Marshall, MI) 0-2
Pool B Standings:

1. Huron Wellness/Gillies (Port Huron, MI) 2-0
2. Thunder (Battle Creek, MI) 1-1
3. Smalltown Fastpitch (Benton Harbor, MI) 1-1
4. Westerville Capitals (Westerville, OH) 1-1
5. Wrightway Tree (Eaton Rapitds, MI) 0-2  
Game Summaries:
Game 1
DC Outlaws            10
Lightning                  3
WP- Lane Bender                            
LP- Lee Noel            
Game 2
Gillies                 2
Thunder               0
WP- Kyle Crawford          
LP- Tyler Kelly       
Game 3
Capitals               11
Wrightway             3
WP- Michael Cantrell  
LP- Scott Ampe
Game 4
Blues                   6
Crouch                 4
WP- Ryan Nichols
LP- Shannon Damron
Game 5
Thunder                8
Smalltown             1 
WP- Tyler Kelly 
LP- Zach Lach
Game 6
Wabash Elite         6
Lightning                2
WP- Richard Eckman        
LP- Sean Kelly         
Game 7
DC Outlaws             5     
Crouch                    2
WP- Aaron Eckman
LP- Jon Gwizdala
Game 8
Gillies                     13                    
Capitals                    0                      
WP- Justin Zimmerman
LP- Jon Labuhn
Game 9
Blues                        1
Wabash Elite             0
WP- Ryan Nichols
LP- Josh Gray

Game 10
Smalltown                 7
Wrightway                 0
WP- Browning Chabot
LP- Scott Ampe

Game 11
Lightning                   12
Capitals                      5
WP- Lee Noel
LP- Michael Cantrell

Game 12
Crouch                       8
Wrightway                  6
WP- Shannon Damron
LP- Greg Heath

Game 13
Smalltown                   14
DC Outlaws                  5
WP- Browning Chabot
LP- Mike Huppert

Game 14
Thunder                        5
Wabash                       1
WP- Tyler Kelly

Game 15
Gillies                          8
Crouch                         1
WP- Kyle Crawford
LP- Jon Gwizdala

Game 16
Blues                         8
Lightning                    0
WP-  Ryan Nichols
LP- Trevor Kelly

Game 17
Gillies                        10
Smalltown                   2
WP- Kyle Crawford
LP- Browning Chabot

Game 18
Thunder                      7
Blues                         2
WP- Tyler Kelly
LP- Ryan Nichols

Game 19 (Championship)
Gillies                        16
Thunder                       1
WP- Kyle Crawford
LP- Tyler Kelly

Sean Kelly
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