The Ohio Valley Vipers 14u Travel Baseball Team recently completed its 2013 season with a 34-10 overall record, finishing an undefeated 15-0 mark in the Marietta, Ohio Travel League.
The team also claimed the West Virginia USSSA State Tournament Championship at Parkersburg South/Williamstown H.S. by defeating the WV Bandits and Nitro/Charleston in the finals. The Vipers garnered a #1 overall seed in Athens, Ohio, before dropping a game on the final day. The squad finished fifth overall at the Triple Crown Tourney, where teams from six states competed, and in the Bracket Bash in Bridgeport, W.Va.
The Vipers thank their sponsors and parents for making 2013 a successful season.
Pictured are the Vipers and their coaches after claiming the USSSA State Tournament Championship. In the front row, from left, are Kyle Mason, Mark Wilson, Zach Cunningham, Aaron Heasley, and Colby Buchanan. In row two are Kolton Elliott, Tyler Kocher, Nate Lantz, Trey Slider, Jace Reed, Lukas Isaly, and Coach Jay Slider. In the back row are Coach Slade Buchanan, Colby Bucher, Clay Jones, and Coach Jeremy Bucher. Not present for the photo was Coach Jonas McEldowney. (Photo by Miranda Corcoran)