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Bandits 13 Ticker

Wednesday June 29
Championship Game – – Sportspark Spring 2005
Bandits 8 Blazers 0
Winning Pitcher: Kyle Bumpas (5 IP, 13K, HBP, 2 H, 0 BB)
Offensive Leaders: Josh Avalos 1X2, 2 R, 3B, 3 RBI; Kyle Bumpas 1X2, BB, 2 R, 2 SB; Mark Gandara 1X2, BB, 2B, 2 RBI; Adriel Licon 1X2, R, SB; Chris Rubio 1X2, RBI, R; Nathan Volpi BB, R; Brian Hebblethwaite 1X3, RBI, SB and Matthew Sosa 1X3, 2B, R
Defensive Leaders: Kyle Bumpas 13 K, A; Adriel Licon PO; Josh Avalos A and Mark Gandara A

The Bandits 1-0 victory over the Indians on June 22, 2005 marked win #1200 for Coach Larry Hernandez. Brian Hebblethwaite pitched a complete game shutout striking out 4 with no walks in a 1-0 win over the Indians. The Bandits scored the winnng run in their final at bat when Mark Gandara scored on a misplayed ground ball off the bat of Nathan Volpi. Gandara singled to lead off the seventh inning, stole second base, advanced to third on a bunt single by Hebblethwaite before Volpi brought the run home. Kyle Bumpas and Hebblethwaite both went 2X3. Bumpas also added 3 stolen bases to his effort. Gandara and Hebblethwaite also swiped bases during the encounter. The game finished before a packed house since it was the final game of the evening and the 0-0 score through six frames kept and gained fans interest.