High Caliber Teams Battle for Grafmeier Crown In Kimberly

Written by Bob on May 16th, 2019

KIMBERLY, Wis. – The Jack Grafmeier Memorial Men’s Fastpitch Tournament is just two weeks away and promises to be a dandy with 16 of the best teams in the game competing for the championship at Kimberly’s Sunset Park, May 31-June 2.

For game schedules and results, visit the Kimberly Recreation Association website. And if the weather calls for rain, call the rainout line at 920-687-7890.

The pool play tournament kicks off on Friday night with five games on tap. The action continues through Saturday, and at the conclusion of the games, the top-two teams from each of the four pools advance into a single elimination playoff on Sunday.

Highlighting the field are the USA and New Zealand national teams that are preparing for the World Baseball Softball Federation (WBSC) World Championship in Prague and Havlickuv Brod, Czech Republic, June 13-23.

    THE CONTESTANTS

Pool A
Bar Buzz-Appleton, WI
Rice Lake Orangemen-Rice Lake, WI
Stoneyard-Madison, WI
KC Monarchs-Kansas City, MO

Pool B
New Zealand Men’s National Team
Dolan & Murphy-Aurora, IL
Tin Cup-St.-Paul, MN
Silver Star-LaCrosse, WI

Pool C
Kegel Black Knights-Fargo, ND
Pueblo Bandits-Pueblo, CO
Odin / Hennegar Plumbing-Odin, MN
Hitters-Kimberly, WI

Pool D
USA Men’s National Team
Hustle Hogs-DeKalb, IL
Bar Blues-Madison, WI
Optimum Crush-Kenosha, WI

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