From Staff Reports
DESTIN, Fla. — The ETX Naturals recently completed a perfect run through the 9U AA World Series, including a pair of walk off wins.
The Naturals had to play in four USSSA tournaments to qualify for the World Series, winning the state tournament in Greenville to advance to World Series play against teams from Georgia, Louisiana and Texas.
The Naturals opened pool play with a 10-4 win over SGS before defeating the Houston Hurricanes, 9-5 to complete pool play.
In bracket play, the Naturals defeated SGS (14-2), walked off with an 11-10 win over the Houston Hurricanes, defeated Yeti Baseball Club (22-3) and then captured the title with a 6-5, walk off win over Yeti.
Players include Bryson Stalnaker and Kellen Hill of Longview, Tysen McClain and Kason Trautner of White Oak, Kaden Carter and Brycen Porter of Union Grove, Alex Villalpando, A.J. King and Laden King of Gladewater, Kade Cooper of Kilgore and Carson Threlkeld and Hunter Ballard of Mineola. Coaches are Jason Stalnaker, Jake Carter, B.J. Threlkeld and Ruben Villalpando.