Four Licking County players had a hand this weekend in helping Midwest MOB to the Pastime 17U national title in South Bend, Ind.
Utica’s Jimmy Crabtree pitched five shutout innings in a 2-0 victory against the Niagara Falls Eagles in the title game. The performance earned him tournament MVP honors.
Other local players are Granville’s Sam Stewart and Peyton Ley and Licking Valley’s Jaqui VanMeter. MOB won three games Sunday after finishing 3-1 in pool play earlier in the weekend.