Rippers player Shawn Gretz beats a tag at third base from I’d Hit That’s Dwayne Alphonse during the Red Dog Slo-Pitch League Year End Tournament final.

Rippers player Shawn Gretz beats a tag at third base from I’d Hit That’s Dwayne Alphonse during the Red Dog Slo-Pitch League Year End Tournament final.

Red Dog Slo-Pitch League champs crowned

I’d Hit That lived up to their team name Sept. 12 when they claimed the Red Dog Slo-Pitch League Year End Tournament title.

I’d Hit That lived up to their team name Sept. 12 when they claimed the Red Dog Slo-Pitch League Year End Tournament title.

I’d Hit That beat a game Rippers squad 17-5 in the tournament final of a four-team, double elimination tournament to end the season.

In round one I’d Hit That downed the Hellraisers, while the Rippers sent Qwesqi to the loser’s side of the bracket.

The Rippers then took a win by default over I’d Hit That to advance to the final on the winning side, before Hellraisers eliminated Qwesqi from the ‘B’ side of the draw to move to the semifinal. Hellraisers then lost to I’d Hit That to setup the championship with the Rippers.

There, I’d Hit That jumped out to an early lead. The Rippers weren’t able to recover resulting in the 17-5 defeat.

RDSPL president Lisa Bowering said all in all it was a good year, and thanked Red Dog Beer and Wine Store owner Lindsey Gasparini for the use of the fields.

She added the league is open to more teams for next season. Interested individuals or teams can contact Bowering on Facebook.

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