Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger rolls through Cincinnati Major undefeated!
1st Place – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
Unheralded Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger the Major team based out of Indiana ranked #4 in the nation coming into the Cincinnati major went an undefeated 6-0, including 3 straight wins over the top two teams in the nation Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics/H Auto/Laservision/ASP/Easton in the semi-finals 18-15, Resmondo Specialty Tank Worth 34-33 in the winner's bracket finals, and Resmondo again 32-26 in the championship game! Backman wins their first major in years and leap frog Precision/Easton/DO to move to third in the point standings. Backman was playing short handed and out hit their opponents in the blistering heat and humidity when the ball was not flying. They also used some timely defense and pitching including highlight reel plays from third baseman Sam Lopez and left fielder Reggie Schulte to win the close games. Precision was an impressive third and Smash It Sports was a surprising 4th.
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