Bakersfield Heat 11's traveled to Arizona for the Spring Nationals hosted by USSSA SUPER NIT.
The Heat played great this week against the best Travel Baseball Teams in the Country and represented Bakersfield proudly! The Heat tied their first game against the Nevada Wildcats (4-4) then caught fire and won their next 5 games against Tucson Nemesis (10-6) California Rippers (13-4) West Texas Fire (7-4) Colorado Slammers (11-3) & the El Monte California Dukes 6-5 in the Semi Finals to advance to the Championship Game against the #1 Ranked Team in the Country (SGV Hustle). The Heat took the Hustle to extra innings and ended up losing 11-10 to finish 2nd Place. With that finish, the Bakersfield Heat 11's are now ranked #7 Nationally & have qualified for the prestigious USSSA Elite 32 Majors World Series in August at Walt Disney World, Orlando Florida.
HEAT ROSTER: #1 Elijah Pascual, #4 Jack Hatten, #5 Brock Calvillo, #8 Mason Moccardini, #10 Matt Snow, #14 Zachary Payne, #21 Nick Salas, #23 Nico Joven, #24 Kobe Silva, & #99 Brent Vasquez. Heat Coaches: Don Snow, Brandon Silva, & Art Joven.