Six years, eleven months, and seven days after the NCDB organization earned its first victory on May 1, 2010, the milestone of 1,000 victories was reached on April 7, 2017 when the NCDB 12U team defeated the On-Deck O's 10-2 at the USSSA Beast of the East tournament in Charlotte.
Over 360 players have worn a NCDB uniform and contributed to the 1,000 wins. During this stretch, NCDB teams won 90 tournament championships and finished runner up another 70 times.
Since the first game and win on May 1, 2010 NCDB teams have
amassed the following statistics:
- 46,976 plate appearances
- 13,560 hits
- 12,961 runs scored
- 5,897 stolen bases
- 40,825 batters faced by NCDB pitchers
- 37,023 total defensive chances
- 21 no-hitters thrown (1 Perfect Game)
"This milestone is a result of the dedication by many to make a successful organization" said Dean Jordan, Founder and President of NCDB. "We want to thank all the players, coaches, staff, volunteers, donors, and sponsors that helped make this milestone possible."
NCDB now turns its "countdown" attention to the all-time championships won by the organization which currently stands at 92.
The hot spring for the NCDB 9U team continued south of the boarder on April 22-23 as the 9s won the USSSA Web Gem Classic in North Myrtle Beach, SC. It was the 4th championship of the season for the team.
The 9s had an unbeaten 4-0 record in the tournament, with three of those wins coming in walk-off fashion by one run. It is the fourth time this season that the team has gone undefeated in a single tournament. The club now has a season record of 23-5 and has won 22 of its last 23 games.
The victory by the 9s now gives the NCDB organization 92 all-time championships.
A combination of players from NCDB's 14U and 15U teams hosted the Toronto Mets 15U Blue and Orange teams in an International Series April 22 & 23.
NCDB won Friday's opener 10-0 over the Orange team at the USA Baseball National Training Center in Cary. NCDB took game two on Saturday by a 12-7 score at Burlington Stadium.
Sunday's game, set for the USA Baseball Complex, was rained out.