The sun was shining over HOFFMAN STADIUM on the 10th of September, but nothing shone brighter than the stellar performance by Team 22 during the COED 2023 USA Slow Pitch National Championship.
Entering the seeding pool undefeated, Team 22 set an impressive record with 4 wins, zero losses, and an almost unheard-of score difference of 87 runs! Their prowess on the field was unmatched, conceding a mere 5 runs over 4 games, averaging only 1.3 runs against them per game. They also boasted an impressive average of 23 runs scored per game, leaving their competitors far behind.
Despite the valiant efforts of teams like Boats n Hoes and Smoking Aces, Team 22 showcased their dominance throughout the pool play games. Their incredible offense was on full display as they defeated Smoking Aces 35-1, a result that left spectators in awe.
As for the final standings, it was no surprise. Team 22 took the crown, maintaining a perfect record throughout the championship. With 1 win and a score difference of 30, they have truly stamped their authority in the world of slow pitch.
The other teams displayed heart and skill. Smoking Aces and Boats n Hoes each had their moments, with the Aces securing a close win against Boats n Hoes 19-18 in a thrilling game.
In the end, it was Team 22's consistency, formidable offense, and watertight defense that won them the championship, sealing their place in slow-pitch history.