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Long Beach Powernet Birdz Win Las Vegas Battle Born Tournament

The Long Beach Powernet Birdz won the 13 and under division of the Las Vegas Battle Born Tournament last weekend in Nevada by beating Las Vegas Smash 11-7 in the championship game. The Birdz won all four of their games while posting an impressive .502 team batting average.

Holden Hungerford led the way on the mound with a pair of wins with a 0.00 ERA. Matty Fournier collected the win in relief  in the championship game.

Matty Fournier, Jay Carr, and Anthony Eyanson all had home runs in the tournament, and Carson Chavez hit a grand slam to break up a 7-7 tie in the championship game. Eyanson had a .846 batting average for the weekend with eight triples.

The LV Smash threatened in the top of the 7th inning, but right fielder Owen Shawhad threw out a runner at the plate to end the game and the tournament.

PICTURED Long Beach Powernet Birdz 13U: Matty Fournier, Diego Falenick, David Moreno, Carson Chavez, Kyle Hogue, Jake Searles, Anthony Eyanson, Carson Morales, Owen Shaw, Holden Hungerford, Tyler Carmona. Head Coach Ed Fournier, Assistant Coaches Everado Moreno, Dereck Carmona

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.
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