Ohio Elite spent the week of July 10-17th competing in the Global World Series at The Orange Beach Sport Plex in Orange Beach, Alabama.
OE won consecutive games over Texas Christians Baseball (Texas), North Shore Dodgers (Louisianna), Southern Swarm Baseball (Mississippi) and Texans Baseball (Texas), to secure the #4 seed of 34 teams.
The top 4 Seeds eventually squared off in the Final Four. OEB beat the Missouri Legends, lost to Columbia Warriors, then came back to win a thriller vs South Texas Prodigy. OE was down 7-2 in the quarter final with 2 outs in the final inning. Mason Kurtz was hit-by-pitch, followed by consecutive hits by Michael Franckhauser, Troy Scowden & Landon Grosse. Austin McGowan was hit-by-pitch, followed by AJ Foltz line drive single to put runners at 1st & 3rd. Dylan Thompson stepped to the plate with the tying run on 3rd, winning run on 1st. With 2 strikes, AJ Foltz broke early for 2B and Dylan hit an 0-2 curveball to the Left Center field gap, scoring two runs for the win!
The following game featured the hot hitting OE squad vs The Dallas Mustangs. OE started hot by scoring 3 in the 1st, followed by the Mustangs 3. OE put up 4 more runs, and surrendering 3 to take a 7-6 win to the Finals.
OE again started with hot bats, taking a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the 3rd, and a 5-4 lead into the 4th, but eventually fell to the Columbia Warriors.
Great week of baseball with a lot of Class teams / people from around the Country!