Category: 2014

2014 USSSA A Men’s Slow Pitch Worlds

2014 held at Kissimmee, Florida on August 15-17.


Champion – Line Drive Sportz/R&M Metals/Easton Warren, MI
Runner Up – Precision/Easton Chicago, IL


  • MVP
  • Batting Champion
  • Home Run Champion

USSSA A ALL WORLD TEAM


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Line Drive Sportz/R&M Metals/Easton Warren, MI 6-1
2. Precision/Easton Chicago, IL 4-2
3. Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger Indianapolis, IN 4-2
4. Baugh Doerflinger/Nat-Pawn/Easton Clanton, AL 3-2
5t. Combat/Blocker/PT Design/Bat Brigade Kent, WA 3-2
5t. Team Albicocco/Scene/Easton/Elite Huntington, NY 1-2
7t. Taylormade/TM Sports/D&I/Mizuno Williamsburg, VA 2-2
7t. Sonny’s Casper, WY 1-2
9t. Buzini/BWW/Miken Jackson, MS 1-2
9t. Demarini Headbangers Palm City, FL 1-2
9t. S2S Clearwater, FL 1-2
9t. Primetime/Easton Macon, GA 0-2
13t. R.E.M/CK Ocala, FL 0-2
13t. API Plumbing Melbourne, FL 0-2


Tournament Website – http://www.usssa.com/slowpitch/event_home/?eventID=108809

2014 ASA A Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

2014 held at Edmund, Oklahoma on September 26-28.


Champion – Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton, Lake Geneva, WI
Runner Up – 4 The Fallen/Miken/Evo 9X, Anthem, AZ


  • MVP – Brad Reckart, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton (21-29, .724, 2 HRs, 11 RBIs)
  • HR Leader – Denny Crine, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X (25-32, .781, 26 RBIs) – 11
  • Batting Leader – Nick Santana, All American Athletics (21-23, 5 HRs, 15 RBIs) – .913

ASA A ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P – Travis Clark, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • IF – Orlando Castillo, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • IF – Dennis Rulli, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • IF – Mike Umscheid, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • IF – Nick Utley, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X
  • IF – Mitch Johnson, All American Athletics
  • OF – Neil Haglund, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • OF – Cory Large, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X
  • OF – Nick Sansone, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X
  • OF – Nick Santana, All American Athletics
  • UT – Brett Helmer, Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton
  • UT – Denny Crine, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X
  • UT – Kevin Filby, 4 The Fallen/Miken/EVO 9X
  • UT – Dale Brungardt, All American Athletics
  • UT – Kyle Pearson, Delta/Front Row Sports
  • UT – Chris Potts, Delta/Front Row Sports

FINAL STANDINGS

1st – Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/ASP/Easton Lake Geneva, WI 5-1
2nd – 4 The Fallen/Miken/Evo 9X Anthem, AZ 5-2
3rd – All American Athletics Clackamas, OR 3-2
4th – Delta/Front Row Sports Beaumont, TX 3-2
5th – Sonny’s Casper, WY 1-2
5th – Heartland Investors Mandan, ND 2-2
7th – All Armed Forces Washington, DC 1-2
7th – Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger Indianpolis, IN 1-2
9th – Rip City/Demarini Davenport, IA 1-2
9th – SW OK/One Nation Altus, OK 1-2
9th – Baugh Ford/Klutch/Easton Burlington, IA 0-2
9th – T’s 13/Demarini Omaha, NE 0-2

2014 USSSA Major World Series

2014 held at Kissimmee, Florida


Champion – Resmondo-Specialty Tank/Worth, Winter Haven, FL
Runner Up – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger, Aurora, IN


  • Co-MVPs -Andy Purcell, Resmondo (16-22, .727, 9 HRs, 20 RBIs, 13 Runs)
  • Co-MVPs -BJ Fulk, Resmondo (16-19, . 842, 7 HRs, 19 RBIs, 11 Runs)
  • Home Run Leaders – Bryson Baker, Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton (16-22, .727, 14 RBIs, 15 Runs) – 11
  • Home Run Leaders – Brian Rainwater, Backman/Shoppe (24-34, .706, 24 RBIs, 21 Runs) – 11
  • Batting Leader – Andrew Collins, Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger (14-16, 6 HRs, 16 RBIs, 12 Runs) – .875
  • Defensive MVP – Kyle Cowart, Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Offensive MVP – Greg Connell, Resmondo (17-22, .773, 7 HRs, 21 RBIs, 18 Runs)

USSSA MAJOR WORLD SERIES ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM

  • Brett Helmer – Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton
  • Don DeDonatis III – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Bryson Baker – Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton
  • Jason Branch – Line Drive Sportz/R&M Metals/Easton
  • Travis Clark – Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton
  • Kevin Rye – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Kyle Cowart – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Andrew Vitcak – Precision/Easton
  • Neil Haglund – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Seth Burgmeier – Precision/Easton
  • Mike Umscheid – Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton
  • Christopher Geron – Precision/Easton
  • Cal Ford – Classic Glass/Easton
  • BJ Fulk – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Jeremiah Isenhower – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Brian Rainwater – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Greg Connell – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Bubba Mack – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Lee Powers – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Andy Purcell – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Kevin Kennington – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger

FINAL STANDINGS

1 Resmondo-Specialty Tank Worth Winter Haven FL (5-0)
2 Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger Aurora IN (5-2)
3 Laservision/H.Auto/JJ’s/Easton Cicero NY (3-2)
4 Precision/Easton Chicago IL (3-2)
5 Line Drive Sportz/R&M Metals/Easton Warren MI (3-2)
5 Classic Glass/Easton San Jose CA (3-2)
7 Baugh Doerflinger Nat-Pawn/Easton Clanton AL (2-2)
7 Buzini/Bww/Miken Jackson MS (2-2)
9 3rd Street/Louisville Slugger/Mojo West Chester OH (2-2)
9 Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger Indianapolis IN (2-2)
9 Team Albicocco/Scene/Easton/Elite Hunington NY (1-2)
9 Taylormade/TM Sports/D&I/Mizuno Williamsburg VA (1-2)
13 Xtreme/Miken Brooklyn Center MN (1-2)
13 OI Livingston/Scott’s Lawn Care/MWA Fayetteville GA (1-2)
13 TG Brand Flint MI (0-2)
13 Team Combat/Softball.com Kent WA (0-2)
17 Semper Athletics/Demarini Washington DC (0-2)
17 B&B Drywall/Easton Belton MO (0-2)

2014 ASA Super Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

2014 held at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Champion – Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton, Cicero, NY
Runner Up – Sonny’s, Casper, WY


In a rematch of last year’s Super Slow Pitch National Championship Game the result remained the same as Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton kept a hold on the title. Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton’s Brian Wegman forced the “if” game with a 2-run  walk off homer after a single by Bryson Baker to secure the 21-20 win over Sonny’s in the first Championship Game, and his team came alive at the plate to claim the title in the final Championship game with a 39-16 (five inning) run-rule victory. An outstanding effort by Travis Clark of Long Haul, racking up 8 RBIs on 4 hits, including 2 HRs. Brian Wegman, Bryson Baker, Scott Kirby, Stephen Lloyd and Mike Umscheid all hit 2 homers the champs. For Sonny’s, Bubba Mack went 3-4 with 2 HRs and 3 RBIs. The Long Haul/H. Auto Easton bats came to life in the first inning, scoring 21 runs off 9 home runs. Their hitters combined for 37 hits, 35 RBI and 36 runs scored, while Sonny’s combined for 20 hits, 19 RBI and 19 runs scored. For his efforts at the plate, Brian Wegman took home the tournament MVP award and Batting Champion titles (.800), while Sonny’s Bubba Mack and Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton’s Dale Brungardt and Brian Wegman shared the Home Run title with 6.


  • MVP – Brian Wegman, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton (12-15, .800, 6 HRs, 9 RBIs, 10 Runs)
  • HR Leaders – Dale Brundardt, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton (11-16, .688, 11 RBIs, 9 Runs)  – 6
  • HR Leaders – Bubba Mack, Sonny’s (11-15, .733, 9 RBIs) – 6
  • HR Leaders – Brian Wegman, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton – 6
  • Batting Leader – Brian Wegman, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton  – .800

ASA SUPER ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P-Travis Clark, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • IF-Bryson Baker, Long Haul/H.Auto/Eastonn
  • IF-Ronald Bubba Mack, Sonnys
  • IF-Dale Brungardt, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • IF-Dan Bean, Sonnys
  • IF-Steven Lloyd, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • OF-Brian Wegman, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • OF-Brian Zirkle, Rip City/Demarini
  • OF-Chris Terry, Sonny’s
  • OF-Scott Kirby, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • OF-Nick Price, Sonny’s
  • UT-Kevin Filby, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • UT-Mike Umscheid, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton
  • UT-Brian Lipman, Sonnys
  • UT-Sam Christenson, Sonny’s
  • UT-Jeremy Davis, Sonny’s

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton, Cicero, NY 3-1
2. Sonny’s, Casper, WY 2-2
3. Rip City/Demarini, Davenport, IA 0-2