2022 70+ National

Sacramento Tribe 9, LA Athletics 2

Submitted by Joe Soto, Tribe manager

The Sacramento Tribe, behind the pitching of MVP Larry Hendrickson and Van Mattison won the 70+ National Division championship of the 2022 MSBL World Series 9 to 2 over the LA Athletics.

The Tribe, after losing their first pool game, came back to win five straight games to claim the championship. Hendrickson used a strong defense, where the Tribe turned three double plays. The Tribe was led in hitting in the big game by Mark Adams with three hits, and Carter Njus with two hits.  

Pat Kelly also contributed two hits, including a double, while Dennis Smith notched two hits with a double and two RBI.