Not a member yet?
Subscribe Now!

Tournaments : : Story
Cangelosi Baseball Wins PG Underclass (Tucson)
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Monday, September 28, 2009

Cangelosi Baseball avenged a defeat to the ABD Warriors in pool play, winning the championship game of the first Perfect Game/WWBA Underclass National Championship by a 9-7 score.
Both teams were playing with short rosters in the championship game and pretty much out of pitching.  A total of 8 different players took the mound for the two teams. 
Canglosi took a quick 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when a booming triple to centerfield by SS Mason Snyder scored leadoff hitter CF Matt Trowbridge.  Snyder then scored on a wild pitch.  They increased their lead to 5-1 in the 3rd inning, with doubles by Snyder and RHP/3B Sam Travis being the key blows.
The Warriors, most of whose players traveled all the way from Hawaii to play in the championship, stayed in the game by scoring 2 runs in the 4th inning behind doubles by 2B Kaimann Algniza and RF Alan Baldwin, making the score 6-3
Cangelosi stretched the lead back to 9-3 in the 5th inning on a 2 runs double by 1B Collin McEnery but the Warriors again fought back, scoring 4 runs in the top of the 7th inning and putting the potential tying run on second base before Trowbridge, the 5th Cangelosi pitcher, closed the game out.
Snyder was named the Most Valuable Player.  The 2011 grad from Marquette HS in Ottawa, Illinois went 8-19 at the plate with 10 runs scored and 8 Rbi's.  Six of his 8 hits went for extra bases and he also played solid defense at shortstop.
Cangelosi Baseball LHP Tyler House was named the event's Most Valuable Pitcher.  The 6-4, 170 lb southpaw from Mount Carmel HS, Richton Park, Illinois, went 2-0 in 7 innings, including a clutch 4 inning relief outing in the semifinals.
Recent Related Articles
D-Pats Stout cap 'amazing run'
The Dallas Patriots Stout won three championships and recorded eight podium finishes in 10 PG tournaments since 2012, led by ... READ 
Spin to win
The metrics captures by TrackMan Baseball generated quite a bit of discussion at the WWBA World Championship with two-way sta... READ 
2015 PG Tournament Recap
The 2015 Perfect Game traditional tournament schedule featured more than 90 events and crowned 20 national champs in four cla... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
World Championship All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2015 WWBA World Championship, held at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Fla., which features ev... READ 
World Championship Pool Preview
One-by-one PG will break down each of the 17 pools, A-Q, set to compete at the 2015 WWBA World Championship, where 2014 MVP B... READ 
WWBA Underclass World All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Team from the 2015 WWBA Underclass World Championship, held at Terry Park in Fort Myers, Fl, October 8-12,... READ