ASA Men’s Class A National Championship

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New Image shuts down opposition to claim ASA Class A National Championship

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

NO. MANKATO, MN – New Image of Montfort, Wisconsin won five straight games and outscored its opponents 26-1 to finish undefeated with a 5-0 record in the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men’s Class A National Championship, Sept. 1-2, in North Mankato, Minnesota.

Thirteen teams played in the double elimination tournament at Caswell Park, ASA Fastpitch Men’s Nationals in No. Mankato.

The Montfort, Wisconsin ball club topped off its undefeated run by defeating the Sioux Falls Sox (SD) 2-1 in the championship game to claim the title.

The Sox lost 1-0 to Bac Pride (IL) in the semi-finals of the winner’s bracket, and then battled back into the championship with three consecutive wins: 5-1 over Odin (MN); held off Goring Lawn Care (MN), 5-3, and then knocked off Bac Pride in a rematch, 5-2, for the right to face off with New Image in the final.

New Image defeated the Topeka (KS) Toros 7-0 in its opening game, and then downed Point Blank (WI), 2-0, Dekalb (IL), 7-0, Bac Pride, 8-0, and then the Sox 2-1.

The Final Four
1. New Image 5-0
2. Sioux Falls Sox 4-2
3. Bac Pride 3-2
4. Goring Lawn Care 3-2

No all-tournament or most valuable player and pitcher selections have been placed on the ASA website yet, but keep checking ASA Class A National Championship Results for information.