Prep Baseball Report

Fall Diamond Classic Championship Recap

By Jeff Markle
Assistant State Director

Prep Baseball Report Colorado just completed the 1st Annual Fall Diamond Classic. Over 40 teams participated in the first year tournament from the 15U-18U levels. The teams competed over two weekends,  pool play took place August 22nd and 23rd, then teams were true seeded for the championship weekend on September 26th and 27th.  Over the next week, Prep Baseball Report will break down the top performances from all levels.  

Sunday’s Championship Results:

Slammers Holzmer defeated Slammers Cronican 7-1 to take the 18U Fall Diamond Classic crown. For Slammers Holzmer, 2016 1B Dylan Nelson was 2-3 with 1 RBI, 2016 3B/RHP Nate Sweeney 1-3 with a 2-run home run, 2016 C Maverick Handley was 2-3 with a double and stolen base.  Slammers Cronican saw 2016 INF Dante Booz go 1-3 with a double, 2016 OF Sean Kelsen drove in the only run with a sac fly and 2016 C Adrian Trujillo and 2017 OF Blake Donels each collect one hit. 

Team Colorado Schmunk defeated Pro Swing 8-0, 2017 RHP Liam Eddy throws a no-hitter and records 11K’s. 

Team Colorado Bard defeats Team Colorado Stegman 7-6. 

Sandlot defeats Team Colorado Arnold 11-5.  For Sandlot, Fredrick Ezenyilimba, Jake Olson, Jacob Nichols all went 2 for 3 in the game.