Del Mar Powerhouse 13U wins XDS Long Ball Classic Championship


The Del Mar Powerhouse’s 13U team captured the Xtreme Diamond Sports Long Ball Classic on Feb. 22 in San Clemente. After going 2-0 in pool play on Saturday, the Powerhouse team took care of the South Bay Surf, 13-3, in Sunday’s semifinal. They then met a hard-hitting UBA Senators team in the finals, but were able to outlast them in a thrilling 9-8 championship victory. This is the 13U team’s second XDS title this season and fifth appearance in a tournament championship game.

In its 14th season, Del Mar Powerhouse attracts top athletes from throughout San Diego and is home to seven competitive teams for the 2014-15 season. Teams from ages 8U to high school compete throughout Southern California and in national youth tournaments and showcase events. Team tryouts are held in June with mid-season tryouts as needed. Contact the team at