The 8th Annual Texas Legends Men’s Major was the 5th tournament on the USSSA Conference schedule and was played at Softball World in Euless, Texas!
Resmondo-Specialty Tank-Worth continued their winning ways, taking their second Conference tournament in a row. They went 5-0 and now have an 8 game winning streak dating back to the St Louis tournament. Resmondo beat Dan Smith-Menosse-Benfield-Combat in the championship game 44-43! In Resmondo’s last 12 games their lowest score is 32 runs and that was a game that was cut short by the mercy rule. Resmondo was led by tournament MVP Bryson Baker who was on base in 26 out of 27 plate appearances, hit 8 homeruns and drove in 21. Don Dedonatis Jr. won his second straight defensive MVP.
Second Place went to Dan Smith-Menosse-Benfield- Combat who was led by third baseman Brian Justice. Brian was tabbed tournament Offensive MVP as he was on base 24-28 with 9 HR’s and 30 RBI.
Third Place finisher was Wood Law who was the host cities top “B” team. Wood Law beat GTL (an “A” team) twice in the tournament and lost both of their games to Dan Smith. Wood Law has a nice mix of veteran players like shortstop Dennis Shrum and middle infielder Jebbie King and some young upstarts like Steve Whaley and Kevin Ballard. Wood Law is positioning themselves as one of the top “B” teams in the country.
Fourth Place went to Gtl Cartel/Stucco/Worth/Elite who defeated fellow Conference teams FBI and WCS. They lost both of their games to the hot hitting Wood Law team.
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