FC: One Last Throw by Martin Salas
1: Chuck is a young man that plays professional baseball. He plays as a pitcher so he has to be good. His team was in a tournament and they made it all the way to the championship game and everyone thought that they wouldn't make it. With everyones handwork and commitment to the team thats what got them to the final.
2: They had two weeks to prepare themselves and be ready for the game. Chuck wanted to win this championship badly so he put in an extra effort, he came early and stayed late after practice to practice some throws.
3: The team found out what was Chuck doing so they followed his steps. They knew what this meant to him and they decided to work hard and commit to the team. They were going to do some serious practice.
4: It was the day before the game, and they had a small easy practice. The coaches just wanted them to get loose before the big day. Chuck was excited and was ready for tomorrows game. He wanted to show the people what they were made of, he gave a speech to his teammates about tomorrows game.
5: He told them that all the hard work and sacrifices that they did will soon pay off. Everyone was lifted by his words of encouragement and were excited for tomorrow. After that the coaches told them to get a lot of rest and to sleep well. the coach dismissed them and shook their hands.
6: It was game day and everyone was hyped up. Chuck slept great and was well rested. His whole family and friends were going to the game to support him. It was going to be packed in the stadium because Chuck was going to play against the best team. That team has never lost a game and all the fans loved them.
7: The game began and it was a great game so far. It was going back to back, neither team was going to give up. It was getting more intense after each ending. Heading down to the last ending and it was tied 3-3. All the fans were standing up and they were excited to see who comes up top.
8: Chucks team was batting first and they only could get one run in, so it was 4-3. After that his team was playing outfield. Chuck wanted to practice some throws and the referee was fine with that. On his last practice throw he felt something, it was his arm. He didn't know what it was but it was giving him this pain.
9: He decides to keep on playing and finish the game. He striked out the fist and second player. So it all came down to one more round. He felt the pain, the soreness, the tiredness, but he was determined to win. His teammates were right behind him and will fight till the end.
10: The last round of the of the game and all the fans were cheering. There goes the first throw, its a strike. The second throw the batter got a hit and it looked like it was going to be a home run, it was going wide right. It was going, going, going, just in time one of Chucks teammates caught it before it left the field.
11: It all came down to one throw and the fans were all excited and couldn't believe this. Chuck was sore, tired, and was in pain. Never let go of something that you worked for and love. He was nervous and the referee said "play ball." Chuck throws the ball and after he let the ball go he fell to the ground, he had ripped a ligament in his arm. The ball was floating in the air and all that Chuck can hear was the fans screaming.
12: It was a strike, they won! All of his teammates rushed to him to see if he was fine and to congratulate him. Chuck was glad it was over and he was deeply injured but it was worth it. They started at the bottom but with hard work and dedication anything is possible.