14U USSSA Winter Nationals Super NIT – Championships.
Peoria, Arizona – Tuesday, December 30, 2008 – The Reds of Chandler, Arizona are the 2008 14U Winter National Champions. With this win, the Reds have won an early berth in the 2009 Elite Championships to be held in Disney’s wide world of Sports in Kissimmee, Florida during late July.
There were no easy games on Championship Day as all teams came ready to play. In the first game, the Chandler Reds edged the Arizona HEAT by a score of 2-1 to face the San Diego Stars who also squeezed past the Utah Horns Select by a score of 8-7.
The finals proved to be an equally close game, but in the end, the Chandler Reds outlasted an outstanding San Diego Stars team by a score of 7-5.
Chandler Reds Celebrating 14U Championship
Story pitching for 14U Champions Chandler Reds
Stars 14U Runner Up
Stars Pitcher Chris Kuryo
14U Heat Michael Valenzuela
Heat Pitcher David Real