Sunday, June 11, 2017 (DFW Kickoff)

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Luke Robertson (AS Sundevils 14U Ingram): 4-7, 2B, 4 RBI

Rawley Hector (Dallas Tigers 14U Godwin): 4IP, 9K / 1-4, HR, 4R

Mark Ibarra (Dallas Tigers 16U Ahearne): 6IP, 2K, H, R

Richard Diaz (Marucci Elite Texas 17U Dunn) 3-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI

Simeon Woods-Richardson (Marucci Elite Texas 17U Dunn): 5IP, 10K, 4H, R

Ross Selvaggi (Marucci Elite 16U Thistlethwaite): 7IP, 10K, 2H, 0R

Bryce Montemayor (Marucci Elite 16U Thistlethwaite): 6IP, 7K, 4H, R

Parker Moye (Phenom Texas 16U): 5IP, 7K, 0H

Craig Ranch 7

In Game 1 from Craig Ranch 7,  Marucci Elite Texas 17U Dunn defeated Dallas Tigers 17U Durham, 7-4. For Marucci, Bryson Jackson went 1-3 with two runs batted in and one run scored. He had a big two-run single in the bottom of the sixth which eventually helped put away the game. Player of the game was Marucci's Richard Diaz who went 1-3 with a home run and three runs batted in. Check out the blast in the video below. On the mound, Texas Longhorns commit Simeon Woods-Richardson threw five innings and struck out 10. He walked six batters, gave up four hits and one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game.

Marucci Elite Texas 17U defeated Phenom Texas 17U Gatewood, 3-1, in Game 2 from Craig Ranch 7. For Marucci, Antonio Cruz went 2-3 with one double and one RBI. Cruz was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Christopher Macias threw five innings and struck out six. He gave up three hits with no runs and was named player of the game.

Marucci 17U Dunn defeated Marucci Elite Texas 17U, 3-1, in the 17U championship from Craig Ranch 7. On the mound, Travis Hester threw three one-hit innings and struck out four. He was named pitcher of the game. At the plate, Richard Diaz went 2-2, homering in his second straight game, and scored twice. He was named player of the game. Check him out in the video embedded below.

Craig Ranch 8

In Game 1 from Craig Ranch 8, Dallas Tigers 16U Ahearne defeated DBAT 16U Downs, 8-1. Brian Brito went 1-3 with an RBI. His RBI blew the game wide open as his team went on to win by seven runs. Brito was named player of the game. On the mound for the Tigers was Bryan Terry. He threw six 3-hit innings and struck out five. Terry was named pitcher of the game. For DBAT, Rece Gustafson went 1-3 with a double.

Marucci Elite Texas 16 Thistlethwaite beat Texas Stix 16U Red, 7-0, in Game 2 from Craig Ranch 8. At the plate, Eric Benitez went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted. He scored one run and was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Ross Selvaggi threw a complete game two-hitter. He struck out 10 batters and was named player of the game.

It was an exciting championship 15/16 final as Marucci Elite 16U Thistlethwaite defeated Dallas Tigers 16U Ahearne, 2-1. For the Tigers, Mark Ibarra had a no-hitter until the six inning. He ended his day throwing six one-it innings striking out one with one run allowed. For Marucci, Bryce Montemayor threw six innings and struck out seven He gave up one run on three hits. In the seventh, Andre Duplantier II came in with the bases loaded. A passed ball scored one run. After the mistake, Duplantier struck out three consecutive batters (see below) to get out of the jam and earn the enventual victory. Duplantier went two innings and struck out five. Both Montemayor and Duplantier were namedp players of the game.

Craig Ranch 9

Jett Whitfield's grand slam blew the game wide open as Lubbock Raiders 16U defeated Texas Cavemen, 8-5. He ended the game 1-2 with those four runs batted in and a run scored, but the pivotal smash (see below) put his team up 8-4 midway through the game. Whitfield was named player of the game. And on the mound, Landry Watson threw 4.2 one-hit innings and struck out five. He was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 2 from Craig Ranch 9, Phenom Texas 16U Harvey defeated Texas Oilers 16U Hamblin, 9-1. Parker Moye threw five no-hit innings striking out seven. Check him out in the video embedded below. Moye was named player of the game. At the plate, Grayson Coltharp went 3-3 with two doubles and three runs batted in. He was named hitter of the game.

Lubbock Raiders 16U beat Phenom Texas 16U, 9-3, in the D1 15/16 championship game from Craig Ranch 9. Jarred Gibson went 2-4 with a home run and two runs batted in. Zack Swindell went 1-2 with a grand slam (four RBIs) and two runs scored. Swindell was named player of the game. Check out his grand slam below.

AS Sundevils 14U Ingram beat DBAT Strike Elite 14U, 11-1, in Game 4 from Craig Ranch 9. On the mound, Gavin Perryman threw five innings and struck out five. He gave up one run on three hits and was named player of the game. Karson Krowka had a double in the game which you can see in the video below.

Craig Ranch 10

In Game 1 from Craig Ranch 10, Dallas Tigers 14U Polk beat Dallas Mustangs 14U Haugen, 4-2. On the mound, Robert Fortenberry threw five innings and struck out nine while giving up three hits and two runs. He was named pitcher of the game. At the plate, Ryan Johnson went 1-2 with two key runs batted in. For his clutch effort, he was named player of the game.

In Game 2 from Craig Ranch 10, Dallas Tigers 14U Godwin beat DBAT Strike Elite 14U, 14-3. Bennett Hanks went 1-2 with a home run and four runs batted in. Hanks was named player of the game.

In Game 3 from Craig Ranch 10, AS Sundevils 14U Ingram defeated Dallas Mustangs Haugen, 6-2. Player of the game was Luke Robertson who went 3-4 with one double and three runs batted in.

Game 4 from Craig Ranch 10 ended in a 1-1 tie between Dallas Tigers 14U Godwin and Dallas Tigers 14U Polk. Godwin's Rawley Hector threw four innings and struck out nine (check him out below). He was named player of the game.