Local Roundup - Braves win Frye tournament
BRUNSWICK, Md. - The Hagerstown Braves defeated Digital Wireless of Belaire, Md., 13-6 to win the third annual Grover Frye Memorial Tournament.
Hagerstown swept through through the three-day tournament with a 5-0 record and taking four of the eight possible individual awards.
The Braves outdistanced a 16-team, double-elimination field featuring teams from the mid-Atlantic Region from Atlantic City, N.J. to Richmond, Va.
Pat Sweeney was named the tournament's most valuable player after hitting .796 for the two-day tournament which was played in Frederick and Washington Counties.
Other award winners were: Mike Martin was named Most Outstanding Offensive Performer, Nate Reeser won the Most Outstanding Young Player award and Danny Cunningham was awarded the Most Outstanding Manager honor.
Hagerstown finishes the season with a 48-6 record.
The Braves used a six-run first inning to get the upper hand in the final game.
Reeser pitched the complete-game victory, striking out 15 while scattering 10 hits. Sweeney was 4-for-5 with an RBI while Martin went 3-for-5, including a two-run home run and a double.