8u Birmingham Giants finish 2nd

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The 8u Birmingham Giants finished 2nd in the USSSA State tournament held in hoover. In their opening pool play game, the Giants were matched up with PTB. The Giants offense exploded for 14 runs, while their defense allowed no runs, leading to the 14-0 win. Offensively the Giants were led by Zander Leamon (2), Ross Christy (2), Brody Flack (2), John Bryant Fowler (3), Rian Eatmon (3), Lucas Busby (2), Maverick Bevel (2), Aaron Robinson (1), Tyson Latham (1), Kameron Laws (1), all who had hits.

In game 2 of pool play the Giants were paired with Elite Baseball. Once again the Giants offense put 14 runs on the board, while defensively they again allowed none. Zander Leamon (2), Ross Christy (2), Brody Flack (2), John Bryant Fowler (2), Rian Eatmon (2), Lucas Busby (1), Maverick Bevel (2), Aaron Robinson (1), Tyson Latham (1), and Kameron Laws (2) all had hits in the 14-0 win.

The win seated the Giants first overall, and their first round match up in bracket play was again against Elite Baseball. Zander Leamon (2), Ross Christy (2), Brody Flack (2), John Bryant Fowler (2), Rian Eatmon (2), Lucas Busby (2), Maverick Bevel (2), Aaron Robinson (2), Tyson Latham (2), and Kameron Laws (2) had hits to power the 17 run attack in the 17-2 win.  The win moved the Giants into the championship game.

In the Championship game the Giants were matched with the hitmen. Zander Leamon (1), Ross Christy (2), John Bryant Fowler (2), Rian Eatmon (2), Lucas Busby (3), Maverick Bevel (2), Aaron Robinson (2), Tyson Latham (3), and Kameron Laws (3) all had hits for the Giants, pushing across 7 runs, but a few Giants defensive misques late cost the Giants as they fell 8-7.