ALMONT — The Indiana Expos 17U National baseball team, which lists Almont’s Kylar Fisher on its roster, took second place out of 34 entries in an 18U University of Louisville Midwest Tournament of Champions this past week.
The squad started things off Thursday with a 9-4 Indiana Primetime 17U.
Later that day, the team improved to 2-0 with a 7-4 triumph against Commonwealth 17U Grays Black.
Friday’s action saw Indiana Expos National register a 9-4 triumph against Slugger’s Baseball Club.
The team then closed out pool play Saturday with a 13-4 win over KBA 17U/18U.
Those outcomes placed the team in the Gold Bracket.
It was there the Indiana Expos made Indiana Primetime 17U absorb an 11-1 loss and hand Indy Longnecks a 9-0 setback.
They then squared off versus Midland Redhawks for tournament honors next.
Sunday’s contest drew to a close with the Midland Redhawks pulling out a 15-13 victory. That battle lasted eight innings.
Fisher finished the tournament with four singles and three doubles in 20 at bats, leaving himself with a .350 batting average.
He also contributed 10 RBI, three walks and two runs scored to his team’s cause.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.