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Del Mar Powerhouse 12U Runner-Up in AAU President’s Day Super NIT Baseball Tournament

Top, L-R: Manager Larry Jackel, Jonathan Clark, Nolan Rogers, Grant Holman, Coach Mark Mattingly,Tomo Kawashima, Kellen Kozlowski, Jack Behrend, Matthew Cheverton, Coach Rex McGuire; Front, L-R: Ben Jackel, AJ Mattingly, Michael Stearns, Ty McGuire, Nick Mora.
Top, L-R: Manager Larry Jackel, Jonathan Clark, Nolan Rogers, Grant Holman, Coach Mark Mattingly,Tomo Kawashima, Kellen Kozlowski, Jack Behrend, Matthew Cheverton, Coach Rex McGuire; Front, L-R: Ben Jackel, AJ Mattingly, Michael Stearns, Ty McGuire, Nick Mora.

The 12U boys had an outstanding President’s Day weekend, with their second place finish in the AAU President’s Day Super NIT in Fountain Valley. Coach Larry Jackel commented, “The sticks were alive and well all weekend long as the boys put up 55 runs over seven games with a 5-2 record. During pool play, every one of the Good Guys got into the action with fantastic defense, great pitching, and of course, incredible sticks.” The team earned the #3 seed after pool play, battled their way to victory in the quarter-final and semi-final games, to eventually face one of the best 12U teams in the country in the championship game.

In its 12th year of operation, Del Mar Powerhouse offers competitive baseball programs for children ages 7-14 in the Del Mar, Carmel Valley, RSF and surrounding areas. This year, Powerhouse is fielding eight highly competitive teams and is playing in tournaments throughout the western US. Tryouts for the 2013-2014 season will be held during the third week of June. www.delmarpowerhouse.com


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