Category: 2015

2015 USSSA A Men’s Slow Pitch Worlds

2015 held at Kissimmee, Florida on September 18-20.


Champion
Runner Up


  • MVP –
  • Batting Champion –
  • HR Champion –

USSSA A ALL WORLD TEAM


FINAL STANDINGS

1 Fence Brokers Inc/Buzini/Worth Bryant, AR 7-1
2 Precision/Easton/DO Chicago, IL 4-2
3 Albicocco/The Scene/Easton Commack, NY 3-2
4 Combat/Northwest Athletics Kent, WA 4-2
5t TG Brand Flint, MI 3-2
5t Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger Indianapolis, IN 2-2
7t Team Racks/Easton Casper, WY 2-2
7t S2S/R.E.M. Seminole, FL 2-2
9t Shirt Doctors/Bomb Squad Saint Lucie, FL 2-2
9t VCH Worth Dallas, TX 2-2
9t Broughton Pharmacy/Bad Draw/Worth Greenville, NC 1-2
9t Primetime/Easton Macon, GA 1-2
13t API Plumbing/Shirt DRs Kissimmee, FL 0-2
13t Xtreme/Miken Dayton, MN 0-2
13t Encompass/Eurotech/Easton/CA Champlin, MN 0-2
13t Compound Athletics/Easton Chicago, IL 0-2
17 Beckham Brothers Construction Gainesville, FL 0-2


Tournament Website – http://www.usssa.com/slowpitch/event_home/?eventID=145118

2015 ASA A Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

2015 held at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on October 2-4.


Champion – ASPnation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld Fort Worth, TX
Runner Up – Precision/Easton/Do Chicago, IL


  • MVP – Kyle Pearson, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld (21-26, .808, 6 HRs, 27 RBIs, 21 Runs)
  • HR Leader – Chris Greinert, Team Combat/Baugh Ford/Softball.com (19-30, .767, 28 RBIs, 18 Runs) – 10
  • Batting Leader – Mike Brown, All American Athletics (26-32, 9 HRs, 32 RBIs, 21 Runs – .813

ASA A ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

P – Mike Brown, All American Athletics
IF – Kyle Pearson, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld
IF – Keith Laski, Precision/Easton/DO
IF – Chris Potts, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld
IF – Matt Vern, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld
IF – Jeff Keske, Precision/Easton/DO
OF – Matt Schrage, T’s 13
OF – Dan Kirkwood, Precision/Easton/DO
OF – Davis Bilardello, Precision/Easton/DO
OF – Denny Branch, Reds Astros
UT – Denny Crine, Heartland Investors
UT – Tim Bowser, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld
UT – Chris Greinert, Team Combat/Baugh Ford/Softball.com
UT – Shannon Smith, T’s 13
UT – Cooper Vittitow, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld


FINAL STANDINGS

1st – ASPnation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld Fort Worth, TX 5-0
2nd – Precision/Easton/Do Chicago, IL 3-2
3rd – T’s 13 Omaha., NE 3-2
4th – All American Athletics Clackamas, OR 4-2
5th – Red’s Astros Indianapolis, IN 1-2
5th – Team Combat/Baugh Ford/Softball.com Seattle, WA 3-2
7th – West Coast Monsta/The Scene Calimesa, CA 1-2
7th – Heartland Investors Mandan, ND 1-2
9th – BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City Rochester, MN 1-2
9th – All Armed Forces Washington, D.C. 0-2
9th – OC Grimes, IA 0-2
9th – Compound Athletics/Bubba’s/Easton Burlington, IA 0-2

2015 USSSA Major World Series

2015 held at Kissimmee, Florida.


Champion – Resmondo-Specialty Tank-Worth, Winter Haven, FL
Runner Up – Smash it Sports/Compound Athletics, Cicero, NY


  • Co-MVPs – Bubba Mack, Resmondo (20-23, .870, 11 HRs, 23 RBIs, 19 Runs)
  • Co-MVPs – Scott Kirby, Smash it Sports (23-28, .821, 14 HRs, 18 RBIs, 23 Runs)
  • Home Run Leader -Scott Kirby, Smash it Sports – 14
  • Batting Leader -Bubba Mack, Resmondo – .870
  • Defensive MVP – Luis Reyna, Smash it Sports
  • Offensive MVP – Nic Santana, Resmondo (15-18, .833, 8 HRs, 13 RBIs, 11 Runs)

USSSA MAJOR WORLD SERIES ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Andrew Collins – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • BJ Fulk – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Dennis Rulli – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Don Dedonatis III – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Jeremy Yates – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Greg Connell – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Andy Purcell – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth
  • Brian Wegman – Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics
  • Bryson Baker – Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics
  • Dale Brungardt – Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics
  • Ryan Parfitt – Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics
  • Steven Lloyd – Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics
  • Orlando Castillo – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Ryan Harvey – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Terry Baggs – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Kevin Kennington – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
  • Sid Stephany – Albicocco/The Scene/Easton
  • Cory Large – Albicocco/The Scene/Easton
  • Brad Reckart – Albicocco/The Scene/Easton
  • Brandon Dillon – Red’s Astros/Louisville Slugger
  • Kyle Pearson – Compound Athletics/Easton
  • Manager – Frank Webb – Resmondo/Specialty Tank/Worth

FINAL RESULTS

Place Team State Record
1. Resmondo Specialty Tank Worth FL – Winter Haven 5-0
2. Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics/ NYU – Cicero, NY 4-2
3. Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger IN – LAWRENCEBURG 5-2
4t. Albicocco/The Scene/Easton NYU – Commack 3-2
5t. Red’S Astros/Louisville Slugger IN – Indianapolis 3-2
5t. Compound Athletics/Easton IL – CHICAGO 2-2
7t. Vch Worth TXN – Dallas 3-2
7t. Team Combat/Baugh Ford/Softball.Com WA – KENT 2-2
9t. Team Racks Easton WY – Casper 2-2
9t. Precision/Easton/Do IL – Chicago 1-2
9t. Fence Brokers Inc/Buzini/Worth Qualified AR – Bryant 1-2
9t. Xtreme/Miken MN – Dayton 1-2
13t. Encompass / Eurotech / Easton / Ca MN – Champlin 1-2
13t. 4 The Fallen/Jtf Hawaii WA – Tumwater 1-2
13t. Tg Brand MI – Flint 0-2
13t. Oc Swats Doerflinger/Miken/Lcp CAS – Yorba Linda 0-2
17t. Pure Romance/Foulks Adjusting/Headl OH – Cincinnati 0-2
17t. Broughton Pharmacy/Bad Draw/Worth NC – Greenville 0-2

2015 ASA Super Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

2015 held at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Champion – BBS/Mr. D’s/Rip City, Rochester, MN
Runner Up – Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton, Cicero, NY


BBS of Minnesota defeated West Coast Monsta of California 30-15 in the winners bracket final on Orlando Castillo’s run rule walk off homer. Castillo was 5-5 with 2 HRs and 5 RBIs in the game. West Coast Monstas then had to face Long Haul in the losers bracket final. The decision was not close as Long Haul won 34-18. Long Haul had traveled through the losers bracket to reach the championship. They found themselves down 19-5 to Reds Astros, before coming back to win 49-29 on the strength of Ryan Parfitt’s 6-6 game with 4 HRs and 8 RBIs. Bryson Baker was 7-7 in the win. Long Haul then defeated Heartland Investors 37-21, then T’s 13 fell to the Long Haulers 52-36. T’s actually led 25-2 and 31-15 in that game, before Long Haul out scored them 50-11 in the last 4 innings. In the Championship round, Long Haul needed to beat BBS to force the “if” game, but that was easier said than done. Long Haul led 25-18 in the 6th inning.  Greg Connell of BBS hit a line drive off the top of the 45 foot high scoreboard to ignite a fire that saw BBS then hit 5 consecutive homers, capped by Lee Payne’s shot that gave then a 26-25 lead. In the top of the 7th, Brett Helmer (4-5, with 3 HRs and 6 RBIs in the game) hit a HR to tie the game 26-26. It was over quick in the bottom of the 7th as big Greg Connell hit a walk off 2-run home run to win the ASA Super National Championship. Connell and Tournament MVP Andrew Collins combined to go 11-11 with 6 HRs and 14 RBIs in the final game. Collins was named the Tournament MVP, Batting Champion (.905) and Co-Home Run Champion with 10. Ryan Parfitt of Long Haul also hit 10 HRs. Dale Brungardt of Long Haul had 26 RBIs. Pitcher Travis Clark of Long Haul was 21-29 (.724) with 8 HRs and 25 RBIs. by far, the best tournament by any Pitcher.


  • MVP – Andrew Collins, BBS/Mr. D’s/Rip City (19-21, .905, 10 HRs, 19 RBIs, 17 Runs)
  • HR Leaders – Andrew Collins, BBS/Mr. D’s/Rip City – 10
  • HR Leaders – Ryan Parfitt, Long Haul/H.Auto/Easton (22-31, .710, 25 RBIs, 20 Runs) – 10
  • Batting Leader – Andrew Collins, BBS/Mr. D’s/Rip City  – .905

ASA SUPER ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P-Travis Clark, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton
  • IF-Chente Granados, West Coast Monsta/The Scene
  • IF-Orlando Castillo, BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City
  • IF-Brad Reckart, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton
  • IF-Dennis Rulli, BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City
  • IF-Ronald Bubba Mack, ASPNation.com/A&A Utility/KV Weld
  • OF-Andrew Collins, BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City
  • OF-Jeremy Yates, BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City
  • OF-Ryan Parfitt, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton
  • OF-Mike Umscheid, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton
  • UT-Chris Larsen, Ts 13/DeMarini
  • UT-Ryan Harvey, West Coast Monsta/The Scene
  • UT-Brett Helmer, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton
  • UT-Greg Connell, BBS/Mr. Ds/Rip City
  • UT-Dale Brungardt, Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton

FINAL STANDINGS

1. BBS/Mr. D’s/Rip City, Rochester, MN 4-0
2. Long Haul/H. Auto/Easton, Cicero, NY 4-2
3. West Coast Monsta/The Scene, Calimesa, CA 2-2
4. T’s 13/Demarini, Omaha, NE 2-2
5. Heartland Investors, Mandan, ND 1-2
5. ASPNation/A&A Utility/KV Weld, Dallas, TX 2-2
7. Red’s Astros, Indianapolis, IN 1-2
7. OC, Grimes, IA 0-2
9. Team Combat/Baugh Ford/Softball.com, Kent, WA 0-2