2008 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

2008 held at Stevens Points, Wisconsin on July 31-August 3.


Champion – Patsy’s, New York, New York
Runner Up – Rivershark Twins, Ambler, Pennsylvania


Patsy’s won their second straight ASA National title by defeating the Rivershark Twins 2-1 in 8 innings of the “if” game.  The Twins forced the second final with a (6-0) victory over Patsy’s earlier in the day. Steve Mullaley’s double drove in the only run for the Rivershark squad in the fifth inning. Frank DeGroat of Patsy’s tied the game with a 2-out single in the bottom of the 6th inning to tie the score.  And then in the 8th inning, Thomas Makea (2-4 in the game) hit a dramatic home run to give Patsy’s the 2-1 Championship.

Adam Folkard hurled the complete game for Patsy’s and struck out 8. Frank Cox was the losing pitcher for the Rivershark Twins.

Don Scott (2-0), Frank Cox (2-1) and Todd Martin (1-1) all pitched for the Rivershark Twins.

Gerald Muizelaar, Patsy’s (2-1, 16 K, 13 IP)

Doug Middleton Broken Bow Gremlins (1-0, 10 IP, 14 K)


  • MVP – Brad Rona, Patsy’s (7-15, .467, 6 BBs, .619 OB%, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 7 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Jeffrey Goolagong, Farm Tavern (10-14, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 7 Runs) – .714
  • HR Champion – Glenn Ormsby, Circle Tap – (11-22, .500, 9 RBI, 9 Runs) – 4
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Adam Folkard, Patsy’s (3-0, 38 K, 28 IP)

2008 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Adam Folkard, Patsy’s
P – Andrew Kirkpatrick, Broken Bow Gremlins (2-1, 20 IP, 38 K)
P – Jeremy Manley, Midwest Stampede (3-0, 21 IP, 33 K)
C – Pat Shannon, Rivershark Twins
OF – Jeff Ellsworth, Rivershark Twins (11-18, .611, 4 RBI, 8 Runs)
OF – Steve Mullaley, Rivershark Twins
OF – Freddy Terkelsen, Broken Bow Gremlins
OF – Jarrod Martin, Broken Bow Gremlins
UTIL – Nathan Nukanuku, Broken Bow Gremlins
UTIL – Glenn Ormsby, Circle Tap
UTIL – Tim Jorgensen, Circle Tap
IF – Jeffrey Goolagong, Farm Tavern
IF – Brad Rona, Patsy’s
IF – Omar Moraga, Patsy’s
IF – Matt Palazzo, Midwest Stampede (7-11, .636, 1 HR, 5 RBI)

2008 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Juan Potolocchio, Circle Tap (4-0, 31 K, 24 IP)
P – Frank Cox, Rivershark Twins
P – Todd Martin, Rivershark Twins
C – Frank DeGroat, Patsy’s
OF – Jason Hill, Farm Tavern
OF – Thomas Makea, Patsy’s
OF – Ryan Wolfe, Rivershark Twins
OF – Stacey McLean, Midwest Stampede
UTIL – Kerry Shaw, Broken Bow Gremlins
UTIL – Dean Holoien, Florida Fastpitch
UTIL – Chris Delarwelle, Circle Tap
IF – Roman Foore, Minn Dak Millers
IF – Michael Tanner, Patsy’s
IF – Todd Schultz, Midland Explorers
IF – Blake Miller, Rivershark Twins


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Patsy’s, New York, NY (5-1)
2. Rivershark Twins, Ambler, PA (5-2)
3. Broken Bow Gremlins, Broken Bow, NE (4-2)
4. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (3-2)
5t. Midwest Stampede, Elkhart, IA (3-2)
5t. Circle Tap, Denmark, WI (5-2)
7t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (3-2)
7t. Florida Fastpitch, Jacksonville, FL (3-2)
9t. Dolan & Murphy, Aurora, IL (1-2)
9t. Casa Trejo A-1 Bombers, Yucaipa, CA (1-2)
9t. The Bar-Appleton, Appleton, WI (1-2)
9t. Townline Pub, Green Bay, WI (1-2)
13t. Minn Dak Millers, Fargo, ND (2-3)
13t. The Freight, Vandalia, IL (1-3)
13t. Thomson Area Merchants, Thomson, IL (0-3)
13t. The Bar-Wausau, Wausau, WI (0-3)
17t. The Bar-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI (0-3)

NOTES: The tournament was a three game guarantee format.

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