D.J. Jefferson, Campbell Holt, Aaron Roberts, Parker Schmidt and Josh Sharman signed national baseball letters of intent Wednesday during a brief ceremony inside the Desert Oasis cafeteria.
At last count, there were 3,786 teams who began summer ball hoping to win the big one in North Carolina. The Desert Oasis Aces finished second, losing the American Legion World Series championship game 1-0 in extra innings.
Austin Colmery singled home Michael Cuatillo with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday to give Wilmington (Delaware) a 1-0 win over Desert Oasis in the championship game of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.
The Desert Oasis Aces advanced to the championship game of the American Legion World Series with a 6-1 victory over Gonzales (Louisiana) in Shelby, North Carolina.
Randolph County scored five runs in the fifth inning en route to a 10-6 victory over Desert Oasis in a game that featured a long rain delay and ended after 12:30 a.m. locally.
The Desert Oasis Aces dropped a 3-2 decision to Midland (Michigan) on Saturday in pool play in the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.
The Desert Oasis Aces didn’t get to Shelby until Wednesday because of flight cancellations. Then, in Thursday’s final game on the first day of action, the Aces routed Meridian (Idaho), 10-0.
The Aces open their hunt for their first championship at 4 p.m. Thursday, when they play Meridian (Idaho) in Shelby, North Carolina.
Aaron Roberts hit a three-run homer in the third inning, and Desert Oasis defeated Tucson (Arizona) 7-3 on Saturday to move into the American Legion Western Regional championship game.
The Desert Oasis Aces continued to roll through the American Legion Western Regional on Friday, as Jimmy Gamboa pitched a six-hit shutout in a 12-0 victory over League City (Texas) in Denver.