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2006 WEEK #3
Championship Game



2006 WEEK #3 Championship Game Scoreboard

2006 Week #3 Championship Game: July 6, 2006
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FINAL SCORE

#2 Rocky Mountain Steel (Colorado)

3
0
1
0
0
0
4

#1 Miami Force (Florida)

3
1
2
6
3
x
15

Pitchers:
Troy Fratina (Miami Force) ( Winning Pitcher ); Jeff Sneed (Miami Force) (4th).
Jackson Lockwood (Rocky Mountain Steel); Wills Hirschberg (Rocky Mountain Steel)(2nd); Max Kuhns (Rocky Mountain Steel)(4rd); Zach Bothwell (Rocky Mountain Steel)(4th).

Home Runs:
J. Guzman ( Miami Force)(2nd)(none on); Christian Correa (Miami Force)(3rd)(one on); Troy Fratina (Miami Force)(4th)(two on); Hutch Cunningham (Miami Force)(4th)(none on); Troy Fratina (Miami Force)(5th)(two on).

Game Started at 9:43 p.m. - Game Ended at 11:26 p.m. - Game Time 1:43


Rocky Mountain Steel (CO)

Miami Force (FL)


Championship Game Starting Lineups
NO
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO)
POS

NO

Miami Force (FL)
POS
14

Eric Antilla

CF

5

Justin Guzman

SS
4

Zach Bothwell

2B

11

David Thompson

2B
13

Jack Schutzius

SS

13

Troy Fratina

P
9

Jackson Lockwood

P

14

Hutch Cunningham

3B
8

Wills Hirschberg

1B

12

Jeff Sneed

CF
6

Adam Gauthier

C

15

Christian Correa

C
11

Max Kuhns

3B

10

Daniel Lynch

1B
10

Garrett West

RF

4

Matthew Hernandez

LF
5

Mike Collins

LF

8

Conley Diaz

RF
7

Sackett Keesen

EH

Manager: John Cronican

Manager: Rick Hernandez


Substitutes

Substitutes

12

Matt Walkowicz

6

Chris Sutton

7

John Chadwell

9

Rene Lozano


Coaches

Coaches

Russ Bothwell

Ronnie Young

Ed Collins




Championship Game Umpires


Right Field: Raymond Perry (Marietta, GA); 2nd Base Russell Wolf (Downers Grove, IL); 1st Base: John Teichman
Sr. (Murfreesboro, TN); Home Plate: Tom Guinivan (Forest Hill, MD); 3rd Base Steven Walters (Houston, TX); and
Nikki Ross (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)



Inning -By-Inning Championship Game Information


First Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): Eric Antilla struck out looking. Zach Bothwell singled to center. Jack Schutzius walksed which advanced Bothwell to second. The pitcher, Fratina, balked with the runners advancing. Jackson Lockwood reached on an error by shortstop, while Bothwell scored and Shutzius advanced to third. Hirchburg grounded to third and Shutzius was out at home,. Lockwood advanced to third. A passed ball allowed Lockwood to score. Hirchburg to second and then stole third and the run scored on a throwing error by the catcher. Adam Gauthier walked. Max Kuhns strucks out looking. Totals: 3 Runs 1 Hit 3 Errors 1 Left on base

Miami Force (FL): Justin Guzman walked. David Thompson doubled to left while Guzman advanced to third. Troy Fratina grounds out to second and Guzman scored,. Thompson moved to third. Hutch Cunningham singled to left center with Thompson scoring. Cunningham stole second. Jeff Sneed singled to left center and Cunningham scored. Sneed was caught stealing. Christian Correa singled past first. Daniel Lynch grounded out to third. Totals: 3 Runs 4 Hits 0 Errors 1 LOB.


|Second Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): Garrett West flew out to left. Mike Collins grounded out to first base. Sackett Keesen reached on an error by the shortstop and then stole second. Eric Antilla grounded out to third. Totals: 0 Runs 0 Hits 1 Error 1 LOB..

Miami Force (FL): Hirchburg entered the game to pitch for Rocky Mountain. while Lockwood moved to third, Kuhns moved to center and Antilla moved to first base. Matt Hernandez grounded out to third base. Conley Diaz flew out to center field. J. Guzman hit a solo homer to left field. D. Thompson flys out to the pitcher. Totals: 1 Run 1 Hit 0 Errors 0 LOB.


Third Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): Zach Bothwell lined out to center. Jack Schutzius fled out to third base. On a passed ball Lockwood advanced to second. Another passed ball advanced the runner to third. W. Hirchburg walked. Hirchburg stole second. A passed ball scored Lockwood with Hirchburg to third. A. Gauthier struck out swinging. Totals: 1 Run 1 Hit 0 Errors 1 LOB.

Miami Force (FL): Troy Fratina grounded out to third. H. Cunningham singled to right field. J. Sneed grounded into a fielders choice with Cunningham out at second. C. Correa belted a 2-run homer to center. D. Lynch grounded out to second. Totals: 2 Runs 2 Hits 0 Errors 0 LOB.


Fourth Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): Jeff Sneed takes over pitching duties with Fratina moving to short, Guzman moved to center. M. Kuhns fled out to right. G. West struck out looking. Matt Walkowicz striked out swinging. Totals: 0 Runs 0 Hits 0 Errors 0 LOB.

Miami Force (FL): Max Kuhns now in to pitch for Rocky Mountain. Matthew Hernandez flew out to left. Conley Diaz walked. Justin Guzman reached on an error by the shortstop with Dian going to third. David Thompson singled to right with Diaz scoring and Guzman advancing to third. Troy Fratina blasted a three run home run to left center. Pitching Bothwell. came to pitch for Rocky Mountain and Hutch Cunningham homered on the first pitch to right center. Jeff Sneed walked. Christian Correa singled up the middle and Sneed moved to second. Daniel Lynch walked to load the bases. An errant pick off attempt to second, allowed the runner on third to score. John Chadwell pinch hit for Hernandez and singled to right but Correa was cut down trying to advance to third. Conley Diaz flyed out to right. Totals: 6 Runs 5 Hits 2 Errors 2 LOB.



Fifth Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): S. Keesen struck out looking. E. Antilla grounded out shortstop to first. Z. Bothwell grounded out to pitcher. Totals: 0 Runs 0 Hits 0 Errors 0 LOB.

Miami Force (FL): Chris Sutton singled to left. D. Thompson singled to left with Sutton advancing to second. T. Fratina homered to center with three runs scoring. H. Cunningham singled up the middle. J. Sneed flyed out to first. C. Correa singled with Cunningham advncing to second. D. Lynch singled which loaded the bases. M. Hernandez fled out to first. C. Diaz grounded out to the pitcher. Totals: 3 Runs 6 Hits 0 Error 3 LOB.


Sixth Inning:
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO): J. Schutzius grounded out to the shortstop. J. Lockwood singled to center. W. Hirchburg singled to the shortstop. A. Gauthier struck out swinging. M. Kuhns grounded out shortstop to first for the game ending out. Totals: 0 Runs 2 Hits 0 Errors 1 LOB.


FINAL SCORE:

Miami Force (FL) 15- Rocky Mountain Steel (CO) 4

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME FINAL BOX SCORE

Rocky Mountain Steel (CO)

NO
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI'S
14

Eric Antilla

CF
3
0
0
0
0
0
4

Zach Bothwell

2B
3
1
1
0
0
0
13

Jack Shutzius

SS
2
0
0
0
0
0
9

Jackson Lockwood

P
3
2
2
0
0
0
8

Wills Hirchburg

1B
2
1
1
0
0
0
6

Adam Gauthier

C
2
0
0
0
0
0
11

Max Kuhns

3B
2
0
0
0
0
0
10

Garrett West

RF
2
0
0
0
0
0
5

Mike Collins

LF
1
0
0
0
0
0
12

Matt Walkowicz

PH
1
0
0
0
0
0
7

Sackett Keesen

EH
2
0
0
0
0
0

TOTALS

23
4
4
0
0
0

NO
PITCHING
IP
AB
K
BB
H
R
ER
9

Jackson Lockwood

1
7
0
1
4
3
3
8

Wills Hirchburg

2
9
0
0
3
3
3
11

Max Kuhns

.33
5
0
1
2
4
3
4

Zach Bothwell

1.66
13
0
2
9
5
5

TOTALS

5
34
0
4
18
15
14

Miami Force (FL):

NO
NAME
POS
AB
R
H
2B
HR
RBI'S
5

Justin Guzman

SS
2
3
1
0
1
1
6

Chris Sutton

PH
1
1
1
0
0
0
11

David Thompson

2B
4
3
3
1
0
1
13

Troy Fratina

1B
4
2
2
0
2
7
14

Hutch Cunningham

3B
4
2
4
0
1
2
12

Jeff Sneed

CF
3
2
1
0
0
1
15

Christian Correa

C
4
1
4
0
1
2
10

Daniel Lynch

1B
3
0
1
0
0
0
4

Matthew Hernandez

LF
3
0
0
0
0
0
7

John Chadwell

PH
1
0
1
0
0
0
8

Conley Diaz

RF
2
1
0
0
0
0
9

Rene Lozano

PH
1
0
0
0
0
0

TOTALS

32
15
18
1
5
14
NO
PITCHING
IP
AB
K
BB
H
R
ER
13

Troy Fratina

3
13
3
3
2
4
2
12

Jeff Sneed

3
11
4
0
2
0
0

TOTALS

6
24
7
3
4
4
2

OFFICIAL SCOREKEEPER - CHRIS BROWN

2006 Week #3 Championship Team Photo

Championship Game Notes:

Rocky Mountain Steel (CO)
-Overall Record is 38-8.
-Tournaments that they have won include: Triple Crown Drought Buster, Triple Crown Battle at the Fort, Triple Crown May Melee, Quarterfinal KC Super NIT (USSSA), Rocky Mountain Invitational (RMI-USSSA) and Father's Day GGYB Tournament (USSSA).
-Current win streak is 19 games.

Miami Force (FL)
-Overall record 40-4
-Team was created to play at Cooperstown Dreams Park.
-1st place in the Kendall Craze Tournament in Miami, Florida.
2nd place in three other tournaments.



How The Teams got to the Championship
Rocky Mountain Steel (CO)
defeated #71 Kennesaw Express (GA) 16-2
defeated #7 Bayou Red Sox (LA) 5-1
defeated #14 Virginia Vipers (VA) 4-3
Miami Force (FL)
defeated #17 Cincinnati Flames (OH) 10-8
defeated #9 Alabama Tigers (AL) 6-2
defeated #21 Texas Longhorns (TX) 15-3


2006 Week #3 Runnersup - Rocky Mountain Steel (Colorado)
2006 Week #3 Runnersup - Rocky Mountain Steel (Colorado)

2006 Week #3 Champions - Miami Force (Florida)
2006 Week #3 Champions - Miami Force (Florida)

Photos by Bill and Will Hallada




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