Tucson D’Backs 10U wins USSSA Icebreaker Classicby Andy Morales on Feb. 12, 2013, under Sports
The Tucson D’Backs 10U club baseball team won their second straight tournament this past weekend at the USSSA Ice Breaker Classic tournament held in Peoria. At the end of December, they also won the 10U AA division at the USSSA Winter Nationals (also held in Peoria) where they went 6-0.
The D-Backs moved up to the open division this past weekend and won the 10U major bracket. They are 9-1 in two tournaments.
The D’Backs defeated the Sidewinder Baseball Club (ranked 4th in the nation) in the semifinal game and went on to beat the Toros 12-2 in the championship game.
In the final against the Toros, the D’Backs were up 10-2 in the 4th inning. Michael Masunas hit a 2-run walk-off home run over the fence in left center to end the championship game via the run rule. Masunas is 9 years old and this was his first home run over the fence in a game.
The team practices at Udall Park.
Tucson D’Backs Roster
From team release.