Sept. 17-18 Cleveland, Tennessee Showcase Recap

Rainy weather led to an early end to the Chattanooga Fall Classic, but nevertheless, a few teams stood out above the rest.

Fury Baseball, Travelers Elite and Gwinnett Aces all left the tourney with sterling 3-0 records. Joining them in the undefeateds were RBI Red Stitch 15U Black and Team Apex. 

Rain on Sunday afternoon forced the cancellation of the final round of round-robin play, as well as the bracket championship.

Good pitching and defense were the cornerstones for Travelers Elite, which allowed just three total runs in their three games.

The Aces, meanwhile, pounded out 10 runs in two of their three victories but also scored a tight 3-2 decision.

Fury Baseball, playing in one of the final games completed before the rain came, closed its perfect weekend with a 9-4 triumph.

The Mid South Prospects were carried through their opening game by an excellent pitching performance by Evan Williams, who gave up 2 early runs vs the Knoxville Stars, but settled in nicely and shut them out the rest of the game held at Lee University. Williams through a complete game and got the W!

Lee University was the hot spot for pitchers as we saw another outstanding outing by Diamond 16u's Garrett Owens, who through a complete game no-hitter vs TC Full Armor.

In their match-up vs RBI Red Stitch Black, the Diamond Academy Legends were led by a couple solid hitters: Giovanni Barrosco (4-4, with 4 singles) and Caiden Scroggins (3-3, 2 singles and a double). These performances helped provide the Legends with a 13-4 win.

RBI Red Stitch Black also brought the big bats to Chattanooga, scoring 22 total runs in its two wins. Apex was even more prolific at the plate, winning its two Saturday games by a combined margin of 25-5.

Fall ball is in full swing and continues next weekend in Lebanon, TN at the Middle TN Fall Classic. Games will be played at Cumberland University, as well as Volunteer State. with play in upper (17-18U) and lower classman (15-16U) divisions. Four games guaranteed. A maximum of 24 teams will be accepted. Registration fee is $600 per team. All teams will play two games each day.

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