Elkhart gets revenge on New Carlisle, winning NLDS in hard fought 3 game series
NEW CARLISLE- The 2020 ORWBL Postseason kicked off on Sunday with all 14 teams in action at four different sites across the league. Let’s take a look at what happened over in the New Carlisle Region as the 2nd seeded Newts hosted both a Play-in and Wild Card game before their National League Division Series.
There is nothing quite like postseason Wiflleball at Migley Field as four different teams got a chance to experience the fun.
In one of the two matchups around the league kicking off at 1pm ET, the 6th seeded Great Lakes Godfathers and 7th seeded Union Mills Goon Squad took to the field.
With both teams in search of their 1st postseason win in franchise history, there was some buzz at Migley surrounding this one.
Both teams traded punches throughout and in what seemed to be the trend of the day, this one went down to the wire. When it was all said and done it was the ORWBL veterans from Great Lakes who came out on top, advancing to the Wild Card game with a 5-4 victory.
With year two of Goon Squad wiffleball now in the books, this young team is already looking ahead to 2021 as this squad looks to continue to make improvements. If Union Mills can sharpen up their hitting in the offseason, this young, athletic team could be ready to take that next step forward.
Meanwhile, Michigan’s ORWBL team looked to continue their postseason run against the 3rd seeded Elkhart BFAM who finished the regular season winners of 9 straight.
With hitting conditions at Migley less than ideal, both teams really had to work for every run that they scored. Just like the play in game before this, the Godfathers found themselves in a tight battle that came down to the wire. Elkhart was able to do just enough as they closed the door on the Godfathers season after picking up a hard fought 6-5 win.
For Great Lakes, they see their season come to an end as they head into the offseason with their first postseason win in franchi