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Pictured (not in order): Johnson Electric Padres ? Ty Phipps, Coach Richard Johnson, Gabe Castro, Jace Lazoya, Chase Schriner, Jarrick Zarrate, AJ Miller, JC Phipps, Coach Jeff Phipps, Tommy Johnson, Juan Tellez, Chase DeSousaDias, Zack Cebreros, Blake Phipps, Coach Mitch Schriner, Todd Phipps.
BLYTHE, Calif. - The Blythe Padres finished its season after going 16-0 during the Blythe Little League Major Boys Division.
After earning the top spot honors, the team headed to Bullhead City where they won the District #9 Tournament of Champions. The Padres beat Havasu North 7-5 then beat Kingman North 8-5 in the championship game.
The Blythe kids beat defending champs, Havasu South easily 10-2. Coaches Richard Johnson, Jeff Phipps, Mitch Schriner and Todd Phipps stated they were proud of the hard work of the kids during their undefeated season.
Tournament player highlights: homeruns - Chase Schriner, Tommy Johnson, Blade Phipps; pitching- Chase Schriner, Tom Johnson, Zach Cabreros and Blade Phipps.