2022 Braves Become ‘Repeat’ Champs in Southern Colorado 50+ ‘A’ Division with Astonishing 31-15 Victory Over Wolfpack

Southern Colorado MSBL, 50+ Single A Division

Braves 31, Wolfpack 15 (Game three in best-of-three championship series)

Submitted by John Bouchard, Braves manager

The Braves won their second championship title in a row in the 50+ ‘A’ Division of the Southern Colorado MSBL, defeating the Wolfpack in game three of the playoffs with a final score of 31-15.

The Braves was formed in 2021 as an expansion team for A Division by Coach John Bouchard. After winning the title in 2021 and with the return of 10 players and the addition of four new players, they began the 2022 season with two losses, going on to finish strong with 14 wins and four losses.

For the championship game, the Braves had a dominant pitching staff headed up by Danny Summers, who had a total of 91 strikeouts for the season and was voted 2022 Most Valuable Player by his teammates. In addition, Craig Baker was recognized for his outstanding job as catcher. Craig’s batting average for the season was .714 with three home runs.