Gilbert, Arizona – Tuesday, December 30: USSSA Winter Nationals Super NIT – Championships. The Lamorinda Monarchs are the 2008 11U Winter National Champions. With this win, the Monarchs have won an early berth in the 2009 Elite Championships to be held in Disney’s wide world of Sports in Kissimmee, Florida during early August.
In the early game, the Arizona Blaze edged past the Longhorns by a score of 4-3. The Lamorinda Monarchs found the going a bit easier as they slammed past the Simi-Valley Terror by a score of 9-1, thus earning their place in the Championship game in impressive fashion.
In the championship game held at 2:00PM and proved to be an exciting game that went down to the wire before the Monarchs out lasted the Blaze by a score of 3-2 to claim the Championship title.