2023 ASA Men’s B Slow Pitch Nationals

2023 held at Hall of Fame Stadium Complex in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on August 29-30.

Champion – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing, Sartell, Minnesota
Runner Up – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF, Gladewater, Texas

The final game of the 2023 USA Softball Men’s Class B Slow Pitch National Championship came down to the wire as Stoop/Schmidt Roofing reigned victorious in the 25-23, nail-biting battle against Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF. The undefeated squad dominated throughout the tournament with five-straight wins and 120 runs scored in pursuit of the prestigious title.

Stoop/Schmidt Roofing entered the Championship contest through the winner’s bracket with a perfect 4-0 record in the tournament after opening up with a 21-19 victory over Comatose/S2N/Monsta on Friday, Sept. 1 at 12 p.m. CT. The squad advanced to face Dirty Vegas/Steel/Envy, pulling out the 29-28 victory before capping the night with a 21-18 win over The Herd. Claiming its spot in the winner’s bracket semi-final matchup on Saturday morning, Stoop/Schmidt Roofing came to play in the back-and-forth battle, walking it off in the seventh with a solo shot to center field to defeat Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF, 24-23, and move on to the title game.

Rolling through the tournament with a 4-1 overall record, Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF kicked off its run with a 37-29 win over Northwoods Elite/Pure in Friday’s noon matchup before claiming back-to-back wins over JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports and Ductech/Budweiser to advance to the semi-final game against Stoop/Schmidt Roofing on Saturday morning. The squad suffered its first loss in the nail-biting matchup, dropping to the loser’s bracket before bouncing back with a 38-19 victory against The Herd to clinch a spot in the title game for a rematch against Stoop/Schmidt Roofing.

Staying hot after a loser’s bracket semifinal win, Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF came out swinging with a solo blast to left to start the game followed by three singles, a double and three home runs to tally eight runs on the board after a half inning of play. Responding with five runs of its own in the bottom of the first, Stoop/Schmidt Roofing cranked out three singles, a double and two home runs to close the gap, 8-5, heading into the second inning. Each team put up three runs in the second inning with Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF tacking on two more in the top of the third before Stoop/Schmidt Roofing opened up with an offensive explosion with nine runs on two outs to take the lead, 17-13, after three. Proving to be another competitive game between the two squads, Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF quickly answered back with a handful of base hits capped with a three-run shot over the left field fence to pull ahead 18-17. The lead didn’t last long, however, as Stoop/Schmidt Roofing led off the bottom of the fourth with a home run to tie the game before the Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF defense shut it down – limiting the damage to one run.

Situational hitting from Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF in the top of the fifth paid off as a walk, single and a fly out put runners in scoring position – allowing a groundout and a double up the middle to plate two and break the tie. The pinball continued to bounce as Stoop/Schmidt Roofing came back with three to take the lead once again with a 21-20 score in the fifth while Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF also plated three in the top of the sixth to steal back the lead as the end of the game drew near. Coming down to the wire, Stoop/Schmidt Roofing passed the bat with four singles, a triple and a walk to string together four runs and pull ahead by two. Despite a single from Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF in the top of the seventh, the Stoop/Schmidt Roofing defense kept runners off the base paths, making three quick outs to close out the game and seal the 25-23 victory and claim the 2023 USA Softball Men’s Class B Slow Pitch National Championship title.

Stoop/Schmidt Roofing put up impressive numbers throughout the weekend, staying consistent with a .625 team batting average and a .626 on-base percentage. A 1.157 slugging percentage saw the squad crank out a total of 155 hits with 91 singles, 28 doubles, four triples and 32 home runs through five games played – remaining as the only undefeated squad through the two-day tournament.

The Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF offense also stayed hot with a batting average of .638 on 187 hits – including 106 singles, 37 doubles, three triples and 41 home runs. The runner-up squad tallied 179 runs through six games played while recording a .672 on-base percentage and reaching first via a walk 36 times.

  • MVP – Ryan Lindgren, Stoop/Schmidt Roofing (.778 OBP, 5 HR, 21 RBI)
  • Batting Champion – Richard Buck, Comatose/S2N/Monsta – .773
  • HR Champion – Jake Freeman, Ductech/Budweiser – 7
  • HR Champion – Jeremy Fry, RoofX/Revolution Athletics – 7
  • HR Champion – Zack Woodside, Comatose/S2N/Monsta – 7


P – Mitch Carriger – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF
IF – Anthony Acevedo – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF
IF – Hunter Gomez – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF
IF – Brady Marsh – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing
IF – Zach Ranta – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF
IF – Erik Zentzis – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing
OF – Joseph Capparelli – Chosen/Thunder/Beloli/RF
OF – Jagger Harjo – The Herd
OF – Ryan Lindgren – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing
OF – Seth VanWyk – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing
UTIL – Matt Carney – The Herd
UTIL – Kyle Clark – The Herd
UTIL – Terry Lambright – RoofX/Revolution Athletics
UTIL – Jason Madsen – Stoop/Schmidt Roofing
UTIL – Brandon Yoder – RoofX/Revolution Athletics


P – Richard “Geno” Buck – Comatose/S2N/Monsta
IF – Justin Barber – Ductech/Budweiser
IF – Alex Bremer – JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports
IF – Erik Hilgren – Comatose/S2N/Monsta
IF – Josh Marlowe – Ductech/Budweiser
IF – Zack Woodside – Comatose/S2N/Monsta
OF – Tristan Johnston – Comatose/S2N/Monsta
OF – Chad McCarty – Ductech/Budweiser
OF – Eric O’Connell – JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports
OF – Matt Stefanski – Comatose/S2N/Monsta
UTIL – Nick Lemke – The Herd
UTIL – Cory Neugebauer – Ductech/Budweiser
UTIL – Scott Novak – JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports
UTIL – Seth Sullwold – JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports
UTIL – John Mark Troyer – RoofX/Revolution Athletics


1. Stoop/Schmidt Roofing, Sartell, Minnesota (5-0)
2. Thunder/Chosen/RF/Beloli, Gladewater, TX (4-2)
3. The Herd, Urbandale, IA (5-2)
4. RoofX/Revolution Athletics, Topeka, IN (5-2)
5t. Ductech/Budweiser, South St. Paul, MN (3-2)
5t. JEC/Kevitt/P5 Sports, Brooklyn Park, MN (3-2)
7t. BSL/S&S Landscaping/Juno/Dirt Dogs, Wallingford, CT (2-2)
7t. Comatose/S2N/Monsta, Beloit, WI (3-2)
9t. Dirty Vegas/Steel/Envy, Groves, TX (1-2)
9t. Armed Forces, Washington D.C. (2-2)
9t. Texas5/DadBods/Legacy Health, Houston, TX (2-2)
9t. Taqueros, N/A (1-2)
13t. LSR/Riot, Jasonville, IN  (0-2)
13t. Northwoods Elite/Pure, Bloomer, WI (1-2)
13t. Elevate & Celebrate, Choctaw, OK (0-2)
13t. Taqueros, N/A (1-2)
17t. Infinity Contractors, Tulsa, OK (0-2)
17t. BYB Sports, N/A (0-2)
17t. T’s 13, Omaha, NE (0-2)
17t. Vivid/Killbombers, Frisco, TX (0-2)

Stoop/Schmidt Roofing



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