Game Summaries
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La Costa Bandits - 2006 Triple Crown Christmas Qualifier
12/15/06- After almost four months off from playing baseball, the La Costa Bandits dusted off
their equipment and entered the Triple Crown Christmas Qualifier. The Bandits played the SD
Stars in game 1, then the RSF Titans in game 2. The Bandits went on to take 2nd and qualify
for the 2007 Triple Crown World series.
(story)

La Costa Bandits Finalists In 2005 World Series
07/25/2005-The La Costa Bandits packed their bags and headed to Steamboat Springs,
Colorado to
defend their 2004 World Championship Title on July 17th, 2005.  The team
members were excited to defend their title from the previous year, but the boys were also a
little nervous, as they knew they would be facing even tougher opponents in the 10-Year Old,
Open Division 1 classification.  This Division 1 class included the 23
best teams in the
country
including state champions from Nebraska, Colorado, Texas, Florida, Utah, Hawaii,
and many other states.
(Complete story)

La Costa Bandits Win Fallbrook Memorial Day Tournament
06/01/05-The Bandits traveled to Fallbrook, CA for the annual Memorial Day Classic
tournament over the long three-day weekend. The weekend of baseball started out in style with
an early Saturday morning game against the North City All Stars. The Bandit boys were
visitors for the game and came out swinging in true Bash Brothers style with 2 runs in the top
of the first inning, and NINE more runs in the 2nd inning.
(Complete story)

La Costa Bandits Take Second Place In Triple Crown San Diego Open
04/17/05-Playing in their first tournament in several months the Bandits came out ready to play
in the San Diego Open Tournament held in Rancho Penasquitos on April 16 and 17, 2005. The
tournament was loaded with good quality, nationally rated teams from San Diego to Ramona to
Santa Fe Springs.
(Complete story)

La Costa Bandits Win Two Games
11/06/04-The Bandits continued their winning streak this past weekend with two more USSSA
League Game victories. On Saturday night, November 6th, the Bandits faced the Bulldogs from
Ramona. The Bandits jumped out to a quick lead in the first inning. The Bandits then kicked
back and allowed the Bulldogs to slowly erase the lead. The Bulldogs added two runs in the top
of the last inning and for the first time of the evening the Bandits found themselves behind by a
run going in to the bottom half of the last inning. The Bandits quickly put a runner on but
found themselves in the precarious situation of having two outs and the tying run on third
base. Fortunately, Nick Anderson was at the plate. Nick patiently waited for his pitch then hit a
220-foot walk off homerun to dead centerfield. The Bandits walked off the field with a 12-11
victory.

11/07/04- The Bandits traveled to Tecolote Field and faced the Vipers. The Bandits again
jumped out to a big lead early in the game. This time the Bandits never looked back. The
Bandits went on to win 16-1. Highlights of the game included THREE MORE HOME RUNS by
Nick Anderson, two infield double plays, and strong pitching by Danny Martin.

La Costa Bandits, 2004 Triple Crown World Series Champions !!!
07/25/04-The La Costa Bandits chalked up a perfect 6-0 record in Colorado to become the
2004 Triple Crown World Series Champions.

La Costa Bandits 2004 Memorial Day Tournament
05/28/04-The La Costa Bandits enjoyed the ride up the coast to Carlsbad wearing their red,
white & blue and kicked off the 2004 Memorial Day Tournament with a win over San
Marcos.  The game included great pitching by Kevin & Evan and solid Bandit batting.

05/29/04-The La Costa Bandits came ready to play a double header against two of the top
teams in Southern California. In game one, the Bandits fell behind early 6-0 to the San Diego
Stallions. The Bandits chipped away at the lead with a homerun by Brandon and several key
hits, then mounted a late inning surge and ended up just short of another great Bandit
comeback losing the game 8-9. Game two was soon underway against the So Cal
Exterminators. The Exterminators showed their bats early with a HR and several big hits. The
Bandits settled in and played good defense with double plays and put outs at the plate. The
game was a seesaw battle coming down to the final inning. The Bandits came up short and lost
a close game against a very good team 8-11.

5/30/04-The La Costa Bandits played a fine ballgame against the Heat. With a great pitching
performance by Nick Anderson, the Bandits were able to cruise to a 6-1 victory. Unfortunately
the Bandits two victories were not enough to earn a spot for the Memorial Day finals
competition.

Bandits Split Los Angeles Double Header Road Trip
04/04/04-The Bandits made their first road trip of the year to Hacienda Heights to gain some
experience playing on the fields where the 2004 CABA World Series will be played.  The
weekend experience featured a little travel, a hotel stay-over and some quality baseball against
two of the best teams in Southern California.
(complete story)

La Costa Bandits Place 3rd in Escondido Tournament
March 27-28, 2004-The Bandits are extremely busy with Rec League baseball, but they set
aside time to play one springtime tournament in Escondido on the weekend of March 27/28.  
The Escondido tournament was loaded with good teams so the Bandits knew they had to bring
their best bats and gloves if they wanted to win.  
(complete story)

Bandits Road Trip Winning Streak Continues
February 7-8, 2004-The Bandits packed their bags this weekend and headed east to Ramona
and Escondido for battles against two of San Diego County’s best 9u teams.  In both cases the
Bandits came home with the victory.
(complete story)

Bandits Win Escondido CABA Tournament
January 24-25, 2004-Playing in their first tournament of the 2004 season, the La Costa Bandits
exploded with three Sunday wins to take first place in the Escondido CABA World Series
Qualifier Tournament.  
 (complete story)

Bandits Open New Year With A Win Over the Hawks
In their 2004 season opener, the Bandits were matched up against the Hawks of Carlsbad.  
Fortunately the Bandits came out ready to play earning their first victory of the new year.
(complete story)

Torres STEAL One From The Bandits
December 20, 2003-Heading into the Escondido Toys For Tots Tournament Finals it looked
like nothing could stop the La Costa Bandits.  The Bandits beat their rival Reds from Encinitas,
held back the top-rated Torres from La Jolla, and then they mercied the Sting from Chula
Vista. What could possibly stop the Bandits from marching away with their first tournament
victory?
(complete story)

Bandits Big Bats Destroy Sting Small Ball
December 14, 2003-On a Sunday afternoon tournament semi-final game, the La Costa Bandits
faced off against the Sting from Chula Vista.  The Bandits came to the game filled with
revenge, as the Sting had beaten them in their most recent battle.
(complete story)

The Bandits Get Fired Up in Escondido Tournament Play
December 13, 2003-The Bandits arrived at Jesmond Dene Park in Escondido at 7:00am to find
a field frozen by a cold and frosty night.  After a round of warm-up drills it was obvious the
Bandits had come focused and prepared to play baseball against two of the hottest teams in all
Southern California.
(complete story)

Bandits Fall To Encinitas Reds in Nail Biter
Nov. 22, 2003-On the coldest evening of the year, the Bandits and Reds played a 2 ½ hour
slugfest that produced 33 runs.
(complete story)

La Costa Bandits Put It To The First Place, Unbeaten Torres
Nov. 8, 2003-In the season’s most exciting evening of baseball, the La Costa Bandits beat an
"unbeatable" Torres team from La Jolla.
 (complete story)
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