Russian Cadets Championship was held in June 15-22, 2009, on the baseball fields of Balashikha and Planernaya. The Moscow team of Specialized Youth Olympic School #42 won the title beating the “Youth of Moscow” in the final series 2-1 (4:5, 0:19, 0:10). “Sharks” from Balashikha won bronze medals of the national cadets championship for the first time in club history. The tournament was a preparatory event for the best players selection to the national cadets team, which will compete in the coming European Championship 2009 in Brno, Czech Republic. Four players were awarded with prizes: Denis Leonov as the leading hitter, Dmitry Semenov as the best pitcher, Vladislav Shmorgilo as outstanding defensive player and Alexander Plotnikov as the most valuable player. In the pictures you can see the champion team and the best awarded players.