The Gastineau Channel Little League Juneau State Champs Junior Baseball team finished the Western Region Junior baseball tournament, held in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with a 3-2 record. Twelve teams competed in the age 13-14 boys' Little League baseball division, which was divided into two separate pools.
Juneau's pool division was represented by Laguna Niguel, Calif., Billings Heights, Mon, Yakima, Wash., Scottsdale, Ariz., and Santa Clara, Utah. Juneau's pool record was 3-2 after defeating Montana 11-0, Utah 7-4 and Washington 8-6. The two losses came against Laguna Niguel, 18-13, and 16-6 to Arizona. Juneau tied for the second best record in the pool, but did not advance due to the tiebreaker rule of runs scored against. The two teams that advanced to the single elimination round from Juneau's pool were Arizona (5-0) and Washington (3-2).
Front Row, left to right - Patrick Millay, Jack Grummett, Ryan Kelly, Dee Campos, Christian Gould. Back Row, left to right - Tal Norvell, Kyle Gould, Tod Baseden, Jeffrey Pusich, Jackson Lehnhart, Trey Williams, Lance Ibesate.