NORDC/RBI softball and baseball teams heading to Houston
NORDC/RBI teams competing at the 2015 Southwest Regional Tournament!
July 23-26, 2015 in Houston
Hosted by Houston Astros & Astros RBI
Three NORDC/RBI teams (2 baseball and 1 softball) are representing New Orleans at the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Southwest Regional Tournament in Houston, July 23-26. The RBI program is a Major League Baseball youth initiative designed to provide opportunities to play baseball and softball, to encourage excellence and achievement in education, and to teach the value of teamwork and other important life lessons for young people, ages 5 to 18, from underserved and urban communities.
There are 45 young athletes (30 boys and 15 girls) competing against teams across the region for a shot at competing in the RBI World Series.
18 under softball: New Orleans 0; Texas 3
18 under Baseball: New Orleans 12; Texas 2
15 under Baseball: New Orleans 5; Texas 0
2015 Softball Division Championships
(winners in bold)
Sophomore: Lakeview vs. Kenilworth
Junior: Lakeview vs. Bunny Friend
Senior: Willie Hall/Sampson vs. Pontchartrain