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2021 USSSA Busch Classic – Arkansas Major tournament preview!

 


42nd Annual 

 

"Busch Softball Classic"

 

Nationwide Conference USSSA!

 

July 2-4

 

Tournament Preview

 

2021 USSSA 42nd Busch Softball Classic bracket link!

Men's Major

Women's Major

Men's C

Men's D

Men's E

Women's D

Link to the Busch website

The 42nd Annual Busch Classic in Little Rock, Arkansas will be this Friday through Sunday.  There are over a hundred teams across 6 men's and women's divisions highlighted by the Conference men's and women's Major.  The men's major tournament features 27 teams including 9 from the Nationwide Conference USSSA and the heavy favorite will be Smash It Sports/Newbreed who is looking to score some points going into the Smoky Mountain Classic next week.  This tournament has had surprise winner's in the past.

A few of the umpires are helping put up the live stream so please be patient as it is not in their normal responsibilities to do this and we appreciate their help.  I (DW) won't be there, it is Weiser family reunion weekend.  The women's Major has a nice field of 21 teams including the defending world champion T24 and Low Bobs who has won 2 tournaments in the last month!

Livestreaming on USSSALive.com

SoftballCenter.com Chat Room

Link to the Busch Classic facebook page

 

 

Team Breakdown 
27 Teams Overall
  9 Conference USSSA Teams
  1 Major,  4 'A' Teams,
12 'B' Teams  10 'C' Teams

 

 


 

Shea Nations Picks

This weekend at the 42nd Busch Classic Major NIT in Sherwood, AR will have 27 teams and 9 Nationwide Conference USSSA teams in attendance including 1 major, 0 AA, 4 A, 12 B and 10 C teams.  SmashItSports/Newbreed/TDB/RF/BD/T3 is the #1 overall seed and favorite.  Will Smash It Sports play their starters and risk injury prior to the Smoky?  The other Conference teams looking to upset the Major team are: Chick-fil-A / BAF Sports; Envy/Lifetime Diamonds/Legendary; J&R Logistics/Mayhem and Juno Athletics/MPT Rentals.

Busch Predictions:  The tournament begins at 6:30 pm Friday night with the play in games.  The top 5 seeds received a bye and will play at 9:00 and 10:15 pm.  The Elite 8 begins at 11:45 am Saturday and should consist of: Juno versus Thunder, Dirty Vegas versus Smash It Sports, Chick-fil-a versus J&R Logistics, and Dudley versus Envy.  The final 4 is at 3:30 pm in the heat of the day, so look for low scores.  If Smash It Sports plays all its starters look for them to cruise to the championship game undefeated. In the loser's bracket, look for Dudley and Juno to make it back to the 5th place games after their Elite 8 losses.  Never count out local conference team, J&R Logistics/Mayhem to make a Top 5 showing at the Busch Classic.

Shea's Final Picks for the Busch Major:
1. SmashItSports/Newbreed/TDB/RF/BD/T3
2. Chick-fil-A / BAF Sports
3. Envy/Lifetime Diamonds/Legendary
4. DUDLEY/ GAS
5. Juno Athletics/MPT Rentals
    THUNDER/CHOSEN/COMPETITIVE EDGE/SOG

 

Oldscout pollers went with the heavy favorite SmashItSports

 


 

The Weather

 


 

The Fields

611 Bear Paw Rd
Sherwood, AR 72120

Fences 300

 


 

Past Winners

 

2020 Winner – Resmondo/SIS/Thunder/RDD/H.Auto/Sprizzi/Easton

2020 Tournament Report

2020 Results
1st – KS-B  GS/Nallys/ContenderEsportsLLC
2nd – AR-A  Vivid/FBI/PTG/Worth
3rd – OK-A  Seminoles/TPS/NACSF.INC/Elite/Miken
4th –  TX-B  Legion of Boom/DFW Sports

 


 

2019 Winner – Resmondo/SIS/Thunder/RDD/H.Auto/Sprizzi/Easton

2019 Tournament Report

2019 Results
1st – FL-M Resmondo/SIS/Thunder/RDD/H.Auto/Sprizzi/Easton
2nd – AR-A Play the Game
3rd – TX-A Vivid
4th –  TX-B Wood Law/Olmito Heat/Club Chill

 


 

2018 Winner – Empire/Acadiana Bar and Grill

2018 Tournament Report

2018 Results
1 LA-B Empire/Acadiana Bar and Grill
2 TX-A Vivid/Killbombers/OA/Easton
3 TX-A All Out/A&A/Steel Sports/ASP/Miken
4 OK-A Seminoles/TPS/NACSF/Miken

 


 

2017 Winner – Seminoles/TPS/NACSF.Inc/Miken

2017 Tournament Report

2017 Results
1 OK-A Seminoles/TPS/NACSF/Miken
2 TX-A AllOut/Klutch/Worth
3 TX-A Steel Sports/Powerhouse Sportz/Miken
4 AR-B Fence Brokers Inc/Worth

 


 

2016 Winner – AllOut/PowerhouseSportz/IzzySports

2016 Tournament Report

2016 Results
1 TX-A AllOut/PowerHouseSportz/IzzySports
2 TX-AA Vivid/Klutch/Worth
3 TX-B Olmito Heat/DiamondKingz/Miken
4 TX-B Steel Athletics/Miken/Powerhouse

 


 

2015 Winner – Fence Brokers Inc/Buzini/Worth

2015 Tournament Report

2015 Results
1 AR – Fence Brokers Inc/Buzini/Worth 5-0
2 TX – Steel 4-2
3 MS – HGC/BWW 4-2
4 AR – Bear Hollow Ranch/CL/Buzini/Easton

 


 

2014 Winner – B&B Drywall/Easton

2014 Results
1 MO-B B&B Drywall/Easton
2 MO-C Nightmare/Louisville Slugger
3 MS-C Sportscenter/MS/Worth
4 MS-B Chaps/BWW/Worth/Buzini

 


 

2013 Winner – Fence Brokers Inc/Hubs Pub/GTS/Worth

2013 Results
1 AR-B Fence Brokers/Hubs Pub/GTS/Worth
2 TX-B ASPNation/Dynasty/Reset/Easton
3 AR-C Aftershock
4 MS-C Pro Gutter

 


 

2012 Winner – The Scene

2014 Arkansas tournament report link

2012 Arkansas tournament report link

2012 Results
1 NY-B The Scene
2 MS-B Buzinisports.com/bww/worth
3 MO-C NIGHTMARE/MIKEN
4 TX-C Miken mafia / aspnation.com

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Here is the first part of the championship game from 2012

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Here is second part of the championship game from 2012

 

Past tournament results

2011 Results
1 AR-B Fence brokers/gametime supply/worth
2 TX-B Texas Miken Softball Club
3 NE-B T's 13/Easton frozen
4 MS-B Bingo long's sports center/worth

2010 Results
1 AR-B Fence brokers/gametime supply/worth
2 MO-B Hub's Pub
3 IA-B Pipac/TCP/Easton
4 TX-A Wood Law/Miken

2009 Results
1 AR-B Fence brokers/illustrated sportsweaR
2 TX-A Wood Law/Combat
3 FL-A T&R Stucco/Worth
4 MS-B Sports center/bingo long/worth

2008 Results
1 AR-B 365 Fitness / Easton
2 FL-A Suncoast/RBK
3 AR-A Fence brokers inc/laservision/worth
4 AR-B Ill. sportswear/bonecrushers/mizuno

2007 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo Softball
2 TN-A JEAN SHOPPE / WORTH
3 FL-M bellcorp/belcher/tai/backman
4 AR-A wood law/quick roofing/worth

2006 Results
1 FL-M Bell corp/taylor/belcher/easton
1 FL-M Resmondo – KME Softball
3 OH-M Specialtytank/ stucco/k&g /worth
4 TN-A Jean shoppe/team mayhem/worth

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