Monday, October 20, 2008 |16:47 |Age: 5 yrs
Rouen Huskies win French Championship for fifth timeBy: XR
After the TEMPLIERS took home a victory in game three of the French Finals on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series, the defending champion ROUEN came back on Sunday to win its fifth championship in France. It is their fourth title in a row, the fifth during this six last years.
They tied the series with an easy 12-2 win after eight innings in the morning. In the decisive fifth match in the afternoon, they scored three runs in the first en route to a 9-2 victory.
MVP: Luc Piquet (Rouen 76)
Best pitcher: Nicolas Dubaut (Rouen 76)
Best hitter: Boris Marche (Rouen 76)
Game 1: Templiers Senart - Rouen Huskies 5-2
Game 2: Templiers Senart - Rouen Huskies 4-7
Game 3: Rouen Huskies - Templiers Senart 3-5
Game 4: Rouen Huskies - Templiers Senart 12-2 (8)
Game 5: Rouen Huskies - Templiers Senart 9-2
(Rouen wins series 3-2)