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Bandits Claim “Championship Sunday”

Bandits Claim Survivor Series Crown The first tournament of the year in February, the Bandits finished 11th out of 12 teams; in our final El Paso tournament of the year against a much stronger field of teams the Bandits finished FIRST
Championship Game: Bandits 5 Seminoles 1
Survivor Series Tournament Most Valuable Player: Ruben Archuleta
Winning Pitcher: Ruben Archuleta (Complete Game) 6 IP, R, ER, 6 H, 0 BB, 4 K
Offensive Leaders: Jacob Aguilar 2X3, R, 2 RBI; Sergio Vargas 1X2, 2 R, BB, 2 SB; Danny Ramirez 1X3, 2 RBI; Ruben Archuleta 1X3 and Jonathan Martinez 1X3
Defensive Leaders: Ruben Archuleta 3A, Def 2Play; Danny Ramirez 2 PO, A; Jonathan Martinez PO; Jacob Aguilar 2A; Derek Ramos 4A; Ruben Rodriguez 2A and Sergio Vargas PO
Web Gems: Danny Ramirez playing first base battled the wind and drop stepped into shallow right field and caught two consecutive difficult fly balls
Ruben Archuleta while pitching caught a “first movement” runner and along with second baseman Ruben Rodriguez ran a flash play with runners at first and third to secure the second out of the inning and not allowing the runner at third to advance in the first inning of a scoreless game swinging the momentum of the game
Ruben Archuleta playing pitcher fielded a ground ball hit up the middle and fed second baseman Ruben Rodriguez to complete a double play in the third inning
Final Tournament Standings: Champions: Bandits; 2nd Place Seminoles; 3rd Place Mesquite Stars; 4th Place Kaos; 5th Place Albuquerque Shockers; 6th Place E P Rangers and 7th Place TX Xpress

7 Team Single Elimination Play Begins
Elimination Game: Seed 1 Bandits 10 Albuquerque Shockers 1 (4 Innings, Run Rule)
Winning Pitcher: Danny Ramirez (Complete Game) 4 IP, R, ER, 2 BB, 2 H, 5 K
Offensive Leaders: Danny Ramirez 2X2, 2B, 3 RBI; Jacob Aguilar 1X1, BB, 3B, R, 3 RBI; Ruben Rodriguez 1X1, RBI, 2 BB, 2 R, SB; Ruben Archuleta 1X2, R; Christian Cabral 1X2, R; R J Franco 1X2, R; Julian Saucedo 1X2, R, RBI and Sergio Vargas 1X2, 2 R, BB, SB
“Taking A Dose”: Jonathan Martinez
Defensive Leaders: Danny Ramirez 4 IP, 2 H, R, 5 K, A; Ruben Archuleta 3 PO; Ruben Rodriguez PO and Sergio Vargas PO
Web Gems: Ruben Archuleta playing first base caught a fly ball just inside the dugout fence in the second inning and in the third inning he laid out and caught a line drive robbing a sure base hit

Saturday May 5 Survivor Series Tournament – – Pool Play Game 2
Bandits 9 Albuquerque Shockers 0 (run rule, 4 innings)
Winning Pitcher: Noel Pinon threw a perfect game no-hitter; 4 IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 5 K
Offensive Leaders: Jonathan Martinez 2X2, 2 RBI, 2 SB; Sergio Vargas 2X2, HBP, 2 R, 3 SB; Jacob Aguilar 2X3, 2B, 2 SB, R, 2RBI; Derek Ramos 1X2, 2 RBI, R; Julian Saucedo BB, R
“Taking A Dose”: Sergio Vargas
Defensive Leaders: Noel Pinon threw a perfect game facing the minimum 12 batters in 4 innings striking out 5.
Sergio Vargas 3 PO; Jonathan Martinez 2 PO; Jacob Aguilar 2A

Friday May 4 Survivor Series Tournament – – Pool Play Game 1
Bandits 12 CZBA 0 (run rule, 4 innings)
Winning Pitcher: Ruben Archuleta 2 IP, H, 0 R, BB, 4 K;
Other Pitcher: Danny Ramirez 2 IP, BB, 0 H, 0 R, 3 K
Offensive Leaders: Jacob Aguilar 2X2, HR, 3 R, 2 SB, 2 RBI; Ruben Rodriguez 2X3, 2B, 3 RBI; Ruben Archuleta 1X2, R, RBI; Sergio Vargas 1X2, RBI, R and Christian Cabral BB, 2 SB
Defensive Leaders: Danny Ramirez 2 IP, 0 R, 3K, PO; Ruben Archuleta 2 IP, 0 R, 4K, A; Ruben Rodriguez 2A; Jacob Aguilar A and Noel Pinon PO