|2013 Baseball Rankings 12U
|5) Team Mizuno Houston 12U - Houston, TXS|
|Team Mizuno Houston is one of the more impressive squads this season, as theyâve had their fair share of competing up against 13U squads. Their tournaments included the 5th Annual Monster Mash and the USSSA Fall State Tournament. They won two USSSA titles in the BLD January Shootout and the BLD One Day Baseball Bash, where the team averaged 10 runs and posted a 1.00 ERA. Team Mizuno is 14-3 in USSSA play so far and has a total of eight tournament wins and two 2nd-place finishes.
Team Mizuno is led by Coach Ross Santos and their roster consists of Kloffenstein Adam, Aaron Alan, Derrick Cherry, Matthew Colecio, Blake Gray, Payton Hayden, Brian Juarez, Bobby Lada, Tyler Linneweber, Kyle Reece, Matthew Santos, Bryce Toney, Mark Utley, and John Willis.
|4) Evoshield Canes 12U - Durham, NC|
|As one of the 12Uâs best, the Evoshield Canes hold a 54-8 season record and is 23-4 in USSSA play. They opened up their season with a 3rd place finish in the 13U level Under Armor Invitational and 2nd in the 13U tournament Eastern Fall State. Their two championships came in the Atlanta Super NIT and the Beast of the East Super NIT, in which they won their matches through the Mercy Rule. They came in 2 nd in the Super NIT last weekend. Prior to their loss to the Motor City Baseball Club, the Canes won 18-consecutive games. Those six losses stemmed against 13U teams and the team is headed to the NABF World Series and the USSSA Elite World Series.
The Canes are managed by Brian Singsank and the roster is comprised of Jacob Brown, Nathan Burton,
Colton Byers, David John Herz, Tyler Kehoe, James Matthews, Joseph Nunn, Cameron Roof, Carson
Simpson, Cole Singsank, Gianni Smith, and Christopher Usher.
|3) SY Titans 12U - Santa Ynez, CAS|
|The SY Titans rank 3rd on the list and have a combined 45-14-1 fall and spring record. The 12U squad from Santa Ynez are champions of the Vegas 12U Invitational. They also have an 18-6 record in USSSA play and two titles this season. Their most recent championship was the Spring Championship Super NIT and they also won against 13U competition in the Veterans Santa Maria in November. The Titans have played the Sandlot All Stars Black and defeated Team Phenom Red, DeMarini Elite, SC Mayhem and the Placentia Mustangs Elite.
The Titans are led by Coach David Lawrence and the roster includes Cooper Benson, Hunter Bryan, Ethan
Castro Cloyd, Isaac Coffey, Gavin Haimovitz, Eli Kerim, Cole Knightley, Brandon Lawrence, Brooks Lee,
Alejandro Murillo, Conagher Sands, Isaac Thomas, and Travis Welker.
|2) Banditos Black 12U - Tomball, TXS|
|Sporting a 35-5-1 season record, the Banditos Black is one of the most elite squad in the Nations Texas South League. The Banditos have four 1st-place championship finishes including the Texas Turkey Open, Turkey Classic, Baseball USA Classic â Elite, and the Cinco De Mayo Elite Slugfest. They have played dominant teams such as the Mizuno XS and Team Mizuno Houston and have early wins against the Texas Nationals Force.
Their manager is Sanson Faltine and their roster features Ramsey Amador, Hagen Barcello, Michael Davis, Jacob De La Cerda, Colton Dubowski, Sanson Faltine, Anthony Garcia, Cameron Godfrey, Jose Gonzalez, Preston Hoffart, Kameron Johnson, Brian Juarez, Alexander Lopez, Kevin Ortiz, Rene Ramos, Reed Smith, Matthew Thompson, Justin Wishkoski.
|1) Team MVP 12U - Miami, FLS|
|The team has had a great season so far and was winner at the Orlando Super Regional, as well as the TBS Miami Super Regional. The squad from Miami, Florida also has 14 championships overall this year to go with an undefeated record. Team MVP has paved the way to greatness this season, as they sport
a 64-0 USSSA record with wins in all their events, which include the Super NIT â Florida, Bound For Glory Super NIT, and Fall State Championships. They have defeated teams like the PTI Baseball Maniacs, Stingrays 12U, and the South Florida Stealth. They came off their best offensive tournament in the USSSA Spring Slam, where the offense averaged close to 14 runs per game.
Their head coach is Mike Sagaro and their roster includes Jordan Alvarez, David Aven, Yordani Carmona,
Gavin Casas, Kenneth Centeno, Tayler Clapp, Matthew Corpas, Santiago Garavito, Brandon Garcia, Luke
Gutos, Jake Holland, Michael Machin, Coby Mayo, Victor Mederos, Anthony Nunez, Derek Ordaz, Yanluis
Ortiz Diaz, Adrian Rodriguez, Matthew Ruiz, Michael Sagaro, Armando Sierra, Angel Tiburcio, Jonathan
Vega, and Eric Volpi.
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