GILBERT, AZ - In USSSA action over the weekend, both east valley based Ball Club 13u and 12u teams took first place in the AAA division of the Thanksgiving Shootout NIT at Gilbert’s Big League Dreams. The 13u team, led by Coach Jeremy Schlosser (Scottsdale Community College ‘97, Cal Lutheran ‘99), went 6-0 allowing only 8 runs throughout the tournament. The 13u AAA tournament runnerup was the Peoria based Octane club, led by Coach Rick Sharp.
The 12U Ball Club team, led by Coach Tim Vasquez (Corona Del Sol '93, Pepperdine, ASU), went 5-1 at the tournament. With the first place Thanksgiving Shootout NIT finish, the 12u team is now the number one ranked AAA 12u team in Arizona, based on USSSA power points.
USSSA action continues this week with Double Header league playoffs at Big League Dreams in Gilbert.