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    Baseballers win Premiership

    Mar 20, 2011

    MCC Baseball Section wins Division Two Premiership
    Saturday March 19, 2011

    MCC Baseball Section 2010/11 Division Two premiersThe MCC has won its third Division Two pennant after comprehensively defeating Preston in a grand final series clean sweep on Saturday.

    After winning the first game of the final 3-1 in a tight contest earlier in the week, MCC was unstoppable in game two at Melbourne Ballpark, winning 14-0 to secure a return to the top division after three seasons of relegation.

    It has previous won Division Two pennants in 1987/88 and 2000/01.

    With Andrew Mann throwing six innings in a superb outing, the Demons held Preston to six hits while the Kent brothers, Campbell Wiggins and Rich Unwin led a productive offence that cashed in on some defensive errors to hold a 14-zip lead after four and wrap the contest up in seven innings.

    Andrew Mann pitches for MCC in the 2010/11 Division Two grand final“Our first goal was to finish on top and assure ourselves of a spot in Division One,” said triumphant Demons coach Matthew Kent.
     
    “Our second season goal was to win the flag. There has been a lot of resolve after the disappointment last year and the focus has not wavered.”
     
    Congratulations to the MCC Baseball Section on their win and earning reinstatement to Division One.

    Full report on the MCC Baseball website

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    Posted by: Mark Jenkins on 27/03/2011 10:01:40 PM

    Great news Demons!! My son joined the MCC Baseball section this past summer season and enjoyed a fantastic experience. The club is well run and offers a positive and encouraging environment - exactly what we a MCC would want.
    Good luck in Division One Demons!!

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