Renegades Claim 10-Under Grand Slam Of Baseball World Series

Champs Go 4-0-1 In Tournament Played In Panama City, Fla.

Monday, July 7, 2014
Photo caption: 
Renegade players are front row, left to right, Jackson Mullins, Logan Valliere, Cody Johnston, Peyton Tipton, Sam Bambrey and Ethan Evans. Middle row, Sebastian Hanks, Mason Parker, Zeke Wheeler, Cam Mullins, Eli Smith and Kyle White. Back row, coaches, Rusty Hanks, Jeremy Parker, Donnie Mullins and David Tipton.
Photo caption: Renegade players are front row, left to right, Jackson Mullins, Logan Valliere, Cody Johnston, Peyton Tipton, Sam Bambrey and Ethan Evans. Middle row, Sebastian Hanks, Mason Parker, Zeke Wheeler, Cam Mullins, Eli Smith and Kyle White. Back row, coaches, Rusty Hanks, Jeremy Parker, Donnie Mullins and David Tipton.
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The 10-under Renegades out of Fort Oglethorpe defeated the Wolfpack of Gadsden, Ala., 9-6, to capture the 2014 Grand Slam of Baseball World Series title in Panama City, Fla., over the weekend.

The Renegades went 4-0-1 in the tournament, beating Walker, La., 12-4 and the Wolfpack while tying one game in pool play.

In bracket play the Renegades beat the Wolfpack, 6-5, with a game-winning single in the sixth inning. They then beat the Slammers of Newnan, Ga., 7-0, in the semifinals and handled the Wolfpack again for the championship.

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @larryfleming44)


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