Cubs advance in Tourney of Champs

After winning the Exeter Little League title, the Cubs major division team advanced to the second round of the '05 Little League District 34 tournament of Champions in Porterville.

The Cubs faced winning teams from Visalia, Tulare and Porterville in the single elimination tournament. In their first game, the Cubs played the Tulare American Yankees and took a 7-0 victory.

Lance Van Grouw pitched a no-hitter with only one runner reaching base on a walk in the fifth inning. A.J. Tobias went 2 for 3 batting and scored 3 runs. Justin McIntosh went 3 for 4 with two doubles. Roberto Corvera got on base four times with three hits and a walk.

In their second contest, the Cubs faced the Visalia National Braves in a 8-0 shutout loss. Justin McIntosh and A.J. Tobias each pitched 3 innings and combined to give up sevn hits and six walks. The only two hits for the Cubs were singles by McIntosh and Corvera.

The Exeter Little League All Star Teams for the 11 and 12 year olds and 9 and 10 year olds currently preparing for the upcoming District 34 Regional Tournament.

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