Assault: Assault in the News

Fall State Champions
Thursday, March 22
Assault Wins Fall State Championship

Assault at Spring Training
Assault at Spring Training
Thursday, March 22
Assault at Spring Training - Photo in the Arizona Republic

Friday, January 18
Assault Opens Season with Tournament Championship
The Morgan Hill Assault began its 2013 season in the same way it ended 2012 - with a tournament championship at Twin Creeks over weekend. The Assault went undefeated in the USSSA First Pitch tournament, beating the Santa Clara Warriors and the Alameda Attack twice on their way to the title."I’m so proud of the way these boys are playing" coach Vince Lagatta said. "Unlike some teams that rely on a few stars, we have strength at every position. It is a testament to our depth that we were able to pitch literally every player on our roster this weekend … I don’t think there are any other seriously competitive teams that could make that statement.” The Assault outscored their opponents 38 – 9 over the weekend, including a 8–0 victory in the title game over the Attack.Over the weekend, Zack Gieg crushed two home runs, including a grand slam. Gio Saso was stellar on the mound, earning the championship game victory. The Assault recieved solid pitching performances from Cory Taylor, Vinnie Lagatta and Will Waxman.On offense, the Assault were sparked by Karson Mazzotti, Justin Rashid, Jack Tomlinson and Ryan Swing.Next up for the Assault is a national qualifier in Reno during February. Afterward, the team will travel to the Arizona Spring Training tournament in March. The season will and culminate in Omaha in a prelude to the College World Series, where the local team will face 22 teams from 17 states.

Wednesday, February 27
Assault Wins NEvada Regional NIT

The Morgan Hill Assault youth baseball team went 5-0 on its way to the Nevada Regional NIT title in Reno, Nev., last weekend.

Cory Taylor, Zach Gieg and Jack Tomlinson all homered during the tournament for Assault, which beat Nevada Gunslingers 14-1, Battle Born Mavericks 10-9, Reno Hurricanes 11-1 and Bret’s Muckdogs twice by scores of 4-3.

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