The French Open in baseball for the U9s recently took place in Béziers. On this occasion, the Muret Dragons made a deal with the Leguevin Duckies. For all the little muretains, it was a first: first long trip, first time with the official club uniform and first matches. After just a few training sessions, the protections of Mickaël Dromain, president of the Dragons and educator, were confronted with the real game and the strategy of the match, which they had never seen before. “The start was a bit complicated. We met a team from Marseille who were more experienced than us.
With our U9s we have only four sessions in the legs, and what they showed is very encouraging “Mickaël is happy. Because after two defeats in a row, the little Dragons end the day on Saturday with a victory against the rabbits. De Clapiers-Jalou (34 ), enough to give them a smile and a little confidence back before the classification matches the next day. “We had rented a motorhome for the weekend. Children, parents and volunteers had a wonderful evening. We saw the creation of a group “explains the Dragons president. On Sunday, the U9 won no matches and finished in 12th place out of 16 teams that signed up, but they lost very little each time. The French baseball federation congratulated the Dragons for their work.” The children They are happy not to have finished last for their first tournament where the level was raised, Mickaël smiles.
The following week, older men, the pennant team, traveled to Boé (47) for a friendly tournament as a tribute to a deceased player. The Dragons finished in second place behind Aiglons de Nice (06).
Preparations for the 2022 season in January are therefore well underway. Mickaël Dromain saw the strength of his club triple in one year, especially thanks to the association forum.