15U Champs NC Day Four Consolation Roundup


Dylan Bowen socked a triple and tossed a shutout inning to earn the save for Top Tier Select (3-2) in its 4-3 win over Dirtbags National 15U (0-3-2) at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

After smoking a 2-0 pitch into left center field, Bowen landed on third for a leadoff triple in the bottom of the first. Ethan Bass promptly followed with a sacrifice fly to right, handing Top Tier Select an early 1-0 lead. Logan D’Amico followed up for Dirtbags National in the second frame, as he swung at the first pitch he saw for a leadoff double. Nate Stoots collected the Dirtbags’ fourth hit with an RBI single to left, driving in D’Amico. Top Tier plated a pair in its half of the second, as Cooper Riley notched an RBI base hit while the second run scored as the result of a bases-loaded walk. Top Tier produced another run in the fourth when back-to-back hit by pitches were taken advantage of by Callaghan O’Connor with an RBI shot to dead center. Dirtbags National closed the gap in the sixth, as Kellen Smith launched a deep fly ball to right for a two-run ground rule double.

Brett Biondich led Top Tier in hits, as he went 2-for-3 with a single and a double apiece, he scored a run as well. Riley delivered a 1-for-2 performance with one RBI and one run scored for Top Tier. Bowen gathered a triple in his one hit of the day and tossed 1.0 inning of one-hit ball to earn the save.

Hits were spread across the board for Dirtbags National. Smith led the team in RBIs, however, as he knocked in two runs with an extra-base hit. Anthony Zezza went 1-for-2 with a double while Stoots went 1-for-3 and drove in the other Dirtbags run. James Gibson had a quality performance on the mound, as he tossed 2.0 innings of two-hit ball and struck out a pair while conceding no runs.

Top Tier Select concludes the National Team Championships one game above .500 while Dirtbags National 15U finishes with a 0-3-2 record.


Padres Scout Team (4-1) used consistent scoring and timely hitting to defeat Texas Twelve Red Sox (3-2), 4-2, to close out play at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.Padres jumped out to an early lead in the first when Nathaniel Davis singled to lead off the inning and later scored on a wild pitch. Justice Delon’s single scored Jacob Lombard to make the deficit two after the first. In the second, Padres picked up one more when Kevin Bruno’s sacrifice fly scored Justin Munoz, making the score 4-1.

Texas Twelve responded in the third, earning its first run on a double from Davidko Rodriguez. Padres came back once again coming on an infield sacrifice fly from Jacob Lombard to score Davis who tripled to reach base.

Davis went 2-for-3 with two runs scored while Lombard, Dejong, Matos, and Bruno all posted RBIs. The Padres staff combined for 10 strikeouts while only allowing four hits and no earned runs. For Texas Twelve, its two extra-base hits came from Daylen Foor and Rodriguez.

Texas Twelve made it a two run game when Foor scored on a passed ball after doubling to reach base. In the sixth, Jonathan Matos homered over the left field wall to give the Padres another insurance run. The runs did not stop there as Jobe Fish, Elijah Williams, and Joshua Cardoso all singled in the inning to add two more to the tally.


Ethan Rathmann went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a double to lead Power Baseball 2026 Marucci (3-2) to a 6-4 victory over MBA 2026 Scout Team (3-2) to conclude play at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

With the bases loaded in the second, Danny Garcia was walked in to put Power Baseball on the board. Maddux Bultema then singled into right to score Tyler Kenast and extend its lead 2-0. MBA responded in the bottom frame and capitalized on three consecutive walks to plate two runs and even the score at 2-2. Brody Kraft drew the leadoff single for Marucci, then with two men on Ethan Rathmann drove one into center to score Kraft and begin a four-run third. Two more Power Baseball runners crossed home plate on sacrifice flies to extend the MBA lead to 6-2. MBA’s Brady Harris tagged up on a sacrifice fly from Tyler Ellis to put the score at 6-3 heading into the fourth, and then Luke Labbe was walked in with bases loaded in the fourth to make it a two-run game.

Bultema reached base twice, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two stolen bases. Kraft was another standout in the lineup, going 2-for-4 with two singles and a run. Rathmann also appeared on the mound today, pitching one inning to strike out the side. Power Baseball’s pitching staff had a combined nine strikeouts and only gave up three hits. Labbe crossed home twice for MBA, finishing the day 1-for-2 with a walk.


USA Prime National (3-2) registered nine hits on the day and Rookie Shepard went 2-for-4 with two runs in a 7-3 victory over Legacy Baseball Group 15U Black (1-3-1) to wrap up consolation play at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

Legacy Baseball brought in all three of its runs in the first inning, with James Tronstein scoring on an error by the pitcher and Isaiah Hearn and Eric Zdunek scoring on a line drive single to left field by Hamilton Friedberg

After that it was all USA Prime. The team first got on the board in the top of second when Noah Weiss scored on an RBI by James Jorgensen. Then, in the top of the third, Rookie Shepard scored on a balk by the pitcher.

USA Prime took the lead in the fifth inning thanks to Shepard crossing the plate on a walk and Beau Peterson reaching home on a passed ball to bring the score to 4-3.

Legacy Baseball was not able to come back in the remaining innings and USA Prime topped off its lead in the top of the seventh, bringing in three more runs. CJ Sampson scored on a walk, Peterson crossed home on an error by the second baseman, and Colten Springall drove in the final run on a line drive single to right field to conclude the game with a score of 7-3.

Shepard and Springall were both 2-for-4 at the plate on the day. Shepard had two hits and Springall had one RBI. For Legacy Baseball, Friedberg finished the game 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Three USA Prime pitchers, Beau Peterson, Grady Saunders and Sampson, combined to pitch 7.0 innings and strike out 10 batters.


Elite Squad (2-3) defeated Wow Factor National 15u (1-4), 10-5, in only three innings in a back-and-forth battle on the final day of the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

Elite Squad started the scoring in the top of the first with John Mora and Isaiah Del Valle crossing home on bases-loaded walks.

Despite the early deficit, Wow Factor quickly battled back in the bottom of the first. The team drove in three runs with Marcus Cantu scoring on an error by the third baseman, Matthew Ponatoski reaching the bag on a wild pitch, and Wyatt Shelley driving in a third run with a line drive single to center field to bring the score to 3-2.

The game would quickly prove to be a back-and-forth affair as Elite Squad retook the lead in the top of the second when Daniel Fernandez Jr. crossed the plate on a single by Mora and Ethan Lindor scored on a single by Del Valle for a 4-3 lead.

Elite Squad couldn’t get comfortable ahead for long though as Wow Factor took back the lead in the bottom of the second with Lincoln Boyle scoring on an error by the pitcher and Cole McLean crossing the plate on a sacrifice fly to give them a one-run advantage.

Elite Squad broke the game open in the top of the third, first scoring two runs on a wild pitch and passed ball, respectively. Then John Chen See doubled on a fly ball to left center, driving home Hayden Robinson and Mora. The inning was rolled over and the remaining two runners on base were counted as runs to bring the score to 10-5.

Wow Factor played out the bottom of the third but the game was ended at the conclusion of the third inning.

At the plate for Elite Squad, Mora led the way with a 2-for-2 day amassing two runs and an RBI. Wow Factor’s Shelley was also stout at the plate, going 1-for-2 with an RBI.


Active base running and a 2-for-3 performance from Malachi Washington lifted East Cobb Astros (3-2) over Citius 2026 (1-3-1), 5-2, at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

Zeroes flooded the run column until the home half of the fifth, as East Cobb stayed active on the basepaths and put a two spot. Trevor Condon led off the inning and punched a 1-0 offering to right for a double. Despite initially holding up at second, a throwing error charged to the second baseman allowed Condon to advance to third while an error committed by the third baseman sent Condon home for the first run. Connor Russell followed up and drove a two-out pitch to shallow center to plate the Astros’ second run. Citius responded in the third and put up two of its own, as a pair of walks came around to score after a wild pitch and an RBI base hit by pinch-hitter Vince Long. The tie did not last long; back-to-back RBI base knocks in the home half of the sixth by Wessley Roberson and Washington handed the Astros another two-run advantage. The inning was capped off by a wild pitch that scored Washington and gave the Astros a 5-2 lead.

Pitching was the name of the game for the first five innings, especially for Camden Hayworth who dominated the bump for East Cobb. He went 5.2 innings while striking out seven and surrendering two runs. Washington was 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and one RBI and run scored apiece. Roberson also collected one RBI and one run scored as he was 1-for-3 on the day.

Alexander Moreno was perfect at the plate for Citius, as he racked up two hits over two at bats with one extra-base hit. Long collected the lone RBI for Citius in his 1-for-1 outing while Cooper Skinner went 1-for-2 with a free pass and a run scored. Cohen Bohannon was effective in relief for Citius, facing one over the minimum in 3.0 shutout innings while punching out three in the process.

East Cobb ends the National Team Championships one game above .500 while Citius finishes with a record of 1-3-1.


Dulins Dodgers (1-2-2) used a five-run fifth inning to power past The Dream 15U (0-5) in the final round of consolation games at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina. This marks the Dodgers’ first victory of the tournament.
The Dream got to work quickly, scoring three runs in the top of the first to take an early lead. Chance Dixon started things off with an infield single followed by a walk to put two aboard. Kane Moye then doubled to center to send two across, before Trey Robbins and David Oglesby-Smith posted back-to-back singles and Moye came around to score. 

The Dodgers scored their first run with a leadoff double from Anthony Del Angel, who scored on Kaden Robardey’s single to make it 3-1. The Dream matched it by scoring two in the top of the third. A single from Moye, a double from Robbins, and another single from Oglesby-Smith led to a run, and Khalon Davis drove in the second run to cap off the inning and extend the Dream lead to 5-1 in the third.

After being held at bay early on, the Dodgers exploded for five runs in the fourth to take the lead. Del Angel struck again to drive in the first run of the inning with an RBI knock to score Braxton Barber who hit a leadoff single to right field. The Dodgers sent two more across the plate on a fielder’s choice and an RBI grounder from Hudson Browning. They scored the tying run and leading run in the inning as well, coming on a wild pitch and a single from Shawn Suillivan.

Del Angel led Dulins Dodgers, going 2-for-2 with one RBI and two runs scored. RBIs came from four other Dodgers players. Del Angel had the only extra base hit for the Dodgers, a double. For The Dream, Moye, Olglesby-Smith, and Robbins all went 2-for-3 combining for four RBIs. Both Moye and Robbins had extra base hits with doubles in the game. 


East Coast Sox Scout (2-3) shut out Team Elite (0-3-2) behind Luke Davis’ dominant performance in a 5-0 victory at the 15U National Team Championships in North Carolina.

East Coast Sox struck first, as Ian Weaver and Andrew Petrock each recorded a base hit to land them on the bases. Over the course of the next two at bats, two successful double steals occurred and brought around Weaver and Petrock for the Sox’s first two runs. After back-to-back walks in the fourth frame, Chris Fitts subsequently stole second and advanced to third on a wild pitch. He scored the next at bat after an RBI groundout by Cohen Winter, making it a 3-0 contest. Dominic Pellegrin added to the Sox’s total in the seventh, as he drove a 2-0 pitch through the left side to plate the final two runs of the game.

Davis set the tone for East Coast Sox Scout, as he threw 6.1 shutout innings while punching out six and giving up only one hit. Weaver went 2-for-2 on the day for the Sox and scored once. Petrock also tallied two hits, collecting a single and a double apiece while scoring once. Pellegrin gathered two RBIs as he went 1-for-3 with a double.

David Hinjosa and Bryce Hill combined for five strikeouts in 4.0 shutout innings of one-hit ball for Team Elite. Joseph Contreras went 1-for-2 with a single while Brody Jindra was responsible for Team Elite’s other hit, as he went 1-for-3 with a single as well. 

East Coast Sox Scout ends its tournament run with a 2-3 record while Team Elite finishes with an 0-3-2 record.