The Wellington Heat, Eldorado Broncos and Valley Center Diamond Dawgs all won their 1st round games on July 31st in the NBC World Series.
Wellington Heat took a decisive 6-0 win over the Arvada Colts of Colorado. Wellington is one of two teams who had to play their way into the Championship Round through last week’s opening round event.
Matt Holcombe was the hero for El Dorado Broncos in a tight 2-0 win over the Crestwood Panthers with his 2 run homer in the bottom of the 1st.
Valley Center Diamond Dawgs beat the Lake Erie Monarchs 4-1 on an impressive pitching effort by Tommy Danczyk. Tommy went 9 innings; striking out 6 and walking no players.
All three teams will play again on 8/1 when Valley Center takes on El Dorado while Wellington matches up with tournament veteran Seattle Studs.
photo credit – Andrei Niemimäki