Cameron Wiley, a 6-foot-2-inch, 195-pound tailback, has started his quest to prove that he’s one of the state’s best runners after sitting out the 2017 football season as a transfer from Silverado.
At last count, there were 3,786 teams who began summer ball hoping to win the big one in North Carolina. The Desert Oasis Aces finished second, losing the American Legion World Series championship game 1-0 in extra innings.
Austin Colmery singled home Michael Cuatillo with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday to give Wilmington (Delaware) a 1-0 win over Desert Oasis in the championship game of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.
The Desert Oasis Aces advanced to the championship game of the American Legion World Series with a 6-1 victory over Gonzales (Louisiana) in Shelby, North Carolina.
Randolph County scored five runs in the fifth inning en route to a 10-6 victory over Desert Oasis in a game that featured a long rain delay and ended after 12:30 a.m. locally.
The Desert Oasis Aces dropped a 3-2 decision to Midland (Michigan) on Saturday in pool play in the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.
The Desert Oasis Aces didn’t get to Shelby until Wednesday because of flight cancellations. Then, in Thursday’s final game on the first day of action, the Aces routed Meridian (Idaho), 10-0.
The Aces open their hunt for their first championship at 4 p.m. Thursday, when they play Meridian (Idaho) in Shelby, North Carolina.
The Desert Oasis Aces scored five times in the first on the way to an 11-1 rout of League City (Texas) in the championship game of the American Legion Western Regional on Sunday in Denver.
Aaron Roberts hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and Desert Oasis defeated Tucson (Arizona) 7-3 to move into the regional championship.