June 6, 2023

Titans over New Image in AA-Major, NW Implement in 9 innings over Young Bucks in 23U

The battle between two of USA’s top pitchers was won by Tony Mancha over NAFA Hall of Famer Jeremy Holman 4-1 in the final as the SanAntonio Titans of Texas won the 2012 AA-Major Title over New Image of Wisconsin. The night before Tony Mancha threw a perfect game vs New Image in the winners bracket final.

AA-Major MVP and MVPitcher was Tony Mancha of the Titans who batted 1000 and had a near .00 era.

AA-Major All World Selections were Kevin Kammueller of Kegel’s Anniversary Team and Ken Herbster of Kegel. Jordan Garcia and Chris Leaf of Topeka Toros and Mike Gruppen, Aaron Davis, Jon Gephart of STown were as well. From the Titans selected were Carlos Trejo, Paul Maldonado, Gilbert Saen and Derrick Kennedy. Selections from New Image were Jeramie Holman, Jared Johnson, Nate Berg, Chris Agnew and Chance Schmid

In the 23-Under Division,

Northwest Implement from Missouri won the most exciting championship game in the history of the 23U division over Young Bucks of Southern California 8-7 as a seesaw battle between two great clubs was won in 9 innings by NW Implement. Both teams were 4-0 and undefeated prior to the final. They both had the look of champions and the final was an emotional roller coaster as one team appeared ready to win and then the other and back and forth. Brody Abell of NW Implement was the MVPitcher of the Tournament and was undefeated pitching and batted well. Jessie Martinez of Young Bucks was the MVP and also pitched and batted well. Other All World Selections were Shane Lang and Brent Meschke of the 4th place Gamecocks, Glenn Davidson, Kyle Billie and Dave Lindley of the 3rd place Choctaw Warrions. From Young Bucks Tyler McGeehee, Johnny Ray Cabrerra, Josh Ravago were All World and from NW Implement, Colby Miller, Adam Henry, Brett McGuinn, and Jace Conover were All World. Young Thunder Warchiefs from Mayetta, Kansas took 5th and the Kegel Free Agents took 6th.