Quaker Valley 13 year olds win Mars baseball tournament

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 | 10:22 AM

Quaker Valley’s 13 year-olds won the Mars baseball tournament on Monday night with a win over Mt. Lebanon.

Team players are:

Daniel Bartels
Jackson Bould
Hunter Doherty
Nathan Dicks
Tommaso Floro
Phil Johnson
Troy Kozar
Wes Minard
Garrett Rader
James Saftner
Nick Allen

The five-day tournament included eight teams — Quaker Valley, Moon, Mars, Shaler, Mt. Lebanon, Avonworth, Canon-McMillan, and Cranberry.

Quaker Valley defeated Moon and Shaler in pool play receiving the number 1 seed. They then defeated Shaler in the semi-finals with Hunter Doherty hitting in the winning run.

Head coach: Gianni Floro; assistant coaches: John Minard, Clay Saftner, Mark Bartels. Additional support: Barry Fitzgerald and Scott Kozar.