Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wolverines Knock Off Patriots 20-0.(Mountain View)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

* Moriarty AABC Tournament game called after 4 1/2 innings

The Wolverines provided an early holiday fireworks show as the annual Moriarty American Amateur Baseball Congress City Tournament kicked off Monday night at the baseball complex.

The Wolverines, third-place finishers in the Willie Mays division during the regular season, exploded for 17 hits in a 20-0 whitewash of the Patriots. The game was called after 41/2 innings.

In other tourney openers, the Rebels roughed up the Astros 12-2 in a Sandy Koufax division game and the Red Sox defeated the Bears 10-3 in a Roberto Clemente division contest.

The Wolverines came out with their hitting shoes on against the Patriots, erupting for six runs in the first inning. …

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