6U Hobgood Heat Baseball Team Wins State Championship
- Name: Nick Bessho
- School or league: Hobgood AllStar Baseball
- Team: 6U Hobgood Heat
- Award: Dizzy Dean State Championship
Hobgood Baseball is proud to announce the 6U Hobgood Heat AllStar team as the Dizzy Dean State Champions. The Heat beat the 6U Acworth Orange 21-20 in extra innings in the championship game which ended shortly before midnight on Tuesday, July 3. The Heat finished the 16 team tournament 5-1 and outscored their opponents 124-63 on their way to claiming the State Championship. Congratulations to the 6U Hobgood Heat for making a clean sweep of the District & State Championships before heading off to the Dizzy Dean World Series in Southaven, MS on July 13. The Heat will be entering the World Series with a 24-3 record and will be a major contender to bring home the World Series Championship.
The 6U Hobgood Heat team members include: Bryce
Bessho, Nolan Bower, Tyler Gebhart, Carter Gilliam, Caleb Hughes, Brooks McKenna, Joe Nevle, Dalton Shakar, Matt Steadham, Logan Stradley, Jack Strickland, Jake Zehner, and Ethan Presier (Alternate). Coaching Staff includes: Nick Bessho, Head Coach; Matt McKenna, Assistant Coach; Mark Nevle, Assistant Coach; Steve Shakar, Assistant Coach; and Dave Zehner, Assistant Coach.
Learn more about Hobgood Baseball at www.hobgoodparkbaseball.com.
About Hobgood Baseball:
Hobgood Baseball is one of the premier Dizzy Dean
programs in the state of Georgia. We strive to provide, maintain and develop quality and wholesome youth recreational sports activities and facilities for both girls and boys in our community. All of our coaches and volunteers place an emphasis on teaching fundamental skills and sportsmanship to the players within the league. In addition, a strong emphasis is placed on enjoying the
great sport of baseball.