Pete’s Blues takes Kelso Klassic

Written by Bob on June 10th, 2013

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Jonathan Lynch of Kelso Fastpitch was selected the Most Valuable Player of the Kelso Klassic men’s fastpitch tournament. (See stats and links below to feature stories about Lynch and the tournament.)

By JERRY WOLSEY / Media Coordinator
2013 Kelso Klassic

KELSO, MO – Pete’s Blues men’s fastpitch softball team from Mascoutah, Ill claimed the 29th Annual Kelso Klassic held at Kelso City Park, June 7 to 9. The Blues defeated the Bloomington (ILL) Stix, 3-2, in the final with Topeka (KS) Toros finishing third.

With the championship, Pete’s claims the 2013 ISC World Tournament entry awarded to the top finishing team.

Individual honors include, Pablo Masmu of Pete’s Blues named the Klassic Most Valuable Pitcher with a 3-0 record in 15 2/3 innings, including 15 strikeouts, four hits allowed and no earned runs.

Jonathan Lynch of Kelso Fastpitch was selected the Most Valuable Player by going 8-for-12 (.667 batting average), with one double, two triples, four RBIs, and three stolen bases.

Lynch played on the 2013 USA Junior Men’s National Fastpich Team; see related story in Southeast Missourian: Notre Dame grad Jonathan Lynch earns spot on men’s softball junior national team

For the tournament wrap up, please read Southeast Missourian story: Pete’s Blues extends title streak to three at Kelso Klassic

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