AAU International 2011
AAU International Men’s Fastpitch
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
January 20 – 23, 2011
The slots 40 teams for the 2011 AAU International tournament have been filled. There is currently waiting list for teams still wanting to get into the 2011 tournament. For further information, contact:
Amateur Athletic Union Of The United States, Inc.
Panama & Puerto Rico Liaison
407- 934 – 7242 (fax)
alex (at) aausports.org
Chicago/NY USA Wins Third Consecutive AAU Title
2011 AAU Championship Game
WP – Jeremy Manley and LaLonde
LP – Barkman and Boland
Most Valuable Player
Jeff Ellsworth* (Chicago/New York) and Mark Johnson (Chicago/New York)
*Ellsworth’s third MVP in the past four years
Most Valuable Pitcher(s)
Jeremy Manley (Chicago/New York)
Dean Holoien (Chicago/New York)
Don Scott (Chicago/New York)
Co-MVP Mark Johnson with two home runs and 4 RBI for Chicago/New York. Johnson hit a three-run shot in the bottom of the second inning that blew the game open and added a solo shot in the sixth inning. Co-MVP Jeff Ellsworth added a solo homer for Chicago/New York, as did Steve Mullaley. Ryan Wolfe (Softball Canada) also homered in game.
Chicago/New York started the scoring with a run in the bottom of the first inning, then padded that lead with the three-run homer from Mark Johnson in the bottom of the second inning, staking starting pitcher Jeremy Manley to an early 4-0 lead. Chicago/New York extended lead to 5-0 with another run in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Softball Canada finally got on the board with three runs in the sixth inning to cut the lead to 5-3, but it was as close as they would get on the afternoon, as Chicago/New York added a knockout blow with four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, extending the lead to 9-3.
Softball Canada did not go quietly in the seventh armor, scoring two more runs, one and a wild pitch and another on a illegal pitch, before winning pitcher Jeremy Manley got the final out, and clinched a third consecutive AAU International title for Chicago/New York,
Top 7 for Softball Canada
Derek Mayson singled
Jeremy Tracy walked
Calem Gardner strikeout
Derek Mayson scores on illegal pitch
Ryan Boland walks
Jeremy Tracy scores on wild pitch
Matthieu Roy strikeout
Ryan Wolfe ground out
Members of the 2011 AAU International Tournament Champions, Chicago/NY
Name Uniform #
Don Scott 0
Frank Perez 3
Todd Shultz 7
David Boys 8
Adam LaLonde 11
Paul Wahlford 12
Mark Johnson 17
Jeff Ellsworth 19
John Rozich 20
Steve Mullaley 33
Eddie Kettlehut 34
Jeremy Manley 45
Justin Gill 1
Dean Holoien 72
Elvis Santago 6
Mike LaLonde 15
Jordan Taveras 23
Aaron Pendergast 25
Brian Cyphert 42
Johnny Owen 10
Shaun Parsell 21
Members of the 2011 AAU International Tournament Runner-ups, Softball Canada:
For list of all 40 teams by pool, click here.
For list of all 40 teams by country, click here.
For schedule of games, click here.
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