Carolina Rockies 12U baseball team takes tourney crown in Gastonia

Published 2:04 pm Thursday, March 17, 2022

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bottom row, left to right: Colby Bovender, Jace Parker, Pierson Broadus, Will Thornton, Matty Wright
top row, left to right: Finnley McGuire, Jake Duncan, Gavin Gray, Easton Sanders, Brandon Forrest

The Carolina Rockies 12U travel baseball team won its second tournament of their season last weekend in Gastonia at the Perfect Game Select Championship.

The Rockies went 4-0-1 during the tournament to remain undefeated so far this season, improving their overall record to 8-0-1.

After advancing out of pool play as the No. 3 seed with a 1-0-1 record, the Rockies won three straight games to bring home the championship.
Brandon Forrest was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

The team is coached by Andy Sullivan, Greg Thornton, Will Parker and Brad Bovender.