The Pasadena Baseball Club 11U Eagles Gold travel baseball team produced a strong season in league and tournament play.
The Eagles went 19-11-4 for the year, finishing second overall in the Chesapeake Baseball Association regular season and making it to the semifinals of the CBA postseason tournament.
Pasadena’s team of Robby Hilton, Scott Anderson, Aiden Farrelly, Dylan Fish, Michael Stewart, Ryan Bushee, Jackson Palmer, Trent Lehnert, Brady Sears, Austin Jackson, Jordan Dailey and Zack Mack also had several impressive tournament showings. The team went 4-2 at the Fruitland Memorial Day Weekend Tournament, falling in the semifinals to a strong team out of Richmond, Virginia.
Stewart led the team in batting on the season with a .529 average and 13 home runs. Hilton also had a strong year, batting .507 and leading the team in hits. Anderson connected for three home runs. Palmer was the team’s ace pitcher, throwing 59 innings with 79 strikeouts, and he was also the team’s number-one shortstop and belted one home run.
In the team’s final tournament of the season — the Youth Nationals in Myrtle Beach — Anderson, Palmer, Dailey and Stewart all qualified to play in the Youth Nationals All-Star Game in August in Ocean City.