Junior Future Series Spring Championships Standouts
March 24, 2021
The PBR Florida Junior Future Series continued this past weekend with the Spring Championships at the Boombah Sports Complex in Sanford, FL. After a chilly weekend we came away with two champions. Inferno Black went on to win the 13u Championship while 5 Star Cooley won the 14u Championship. Today, we will take a look at some of the players who stood out the most over the weekend.
Mink led the entire tournament in hitting and seemed to be on the basepaths each time he had the chance. He had 10 hits throughout the weekend including 3 extra base hits. Mink was also tied for the tournament lead with 7 stolen bases.
James was a run producing machine for the Florida Burn as he led the tournament with a whopping 16 RBI. James was 2nd in hits with 9 and hit the lone home run that went over the fence.
Amaro was a key part to Inferno Black’s championship run in the 13u Division. Finished tied for 3rd throughout the tournament in hits with 7 with 2 being extra base hits.
Blanks continues to be an offensive threat this Spring as he finished with 7 hits throughout the tournament. He tallied 4 extra base hits with one being an inside the park homerun.
Pickens was a huge part of Inferno Black’s 13u Championship and was named the 13u Mizuno MVP. He finished with 6 hits and 6 RBI. He also struck out 4 in 4 innings pitched during the Championship game.
Giuliani led the 14u Champions in hits and RBI with 6 a piece. He added a triple and a double and was an impact hitter in the 5 Star lineup.
Kessell was named 14u Mizuno MVP after he helped lead 5 Star Cooley to the 14u Championship. He had a big performance on the mound in the semis going 6.2 innings while striking out 10. He also had 4 hits and 4 RBI in the tournament.
Kendall remains an athletic middle infielder who makes an impact offensively. Had 5 hits over the weekend including 2 triples. Kendall also drove in 5 runs and stole a pair of bases.
Giamboi was perhaps the most dominant pitcher of the weekend. Pitched in two separate appearances allowing no runs and no hits including a complete game no hitter in one outing . He threw 9 total innings and struck out 9.
Cooley was one of the top arms on the 14u Champions as he threw 7.1 innings over the weekend. In those innings, Cooley struck out 9 batters while only allowing 1 run.
Meaux put up a great pitching performance for the Florida Xposure against Hit Factory 13u. He pitched 5 innings allowing 0 runs on 3 hits and struck out 8.
Troupe was an extra base hit machine for the Florida Heat. He had an inside the park home run and two triples over the weekend. He had 4 total hits and 6 RBI.
Buchanan was always on the basepaths coming out of the leadoff spot for the Rockets. He finished with 6 hits for the tournament including an inside the park home run.
Dinzeo was an impact bat in the middle of the Ostingers lineup. Led his team with 5 hits and tallied 2 triples. He also drove in 2 runs for the Ostingers.