By Mike Deak
WARSAW – The CCAC Attack baseball programs celebrated a huge weekend after barnstorming a series of BPA Midwest Championship baseball tournament played at the CCAC.
The Attack 9-U went 4-0 and claimed the championship over Northern Indiana Elite, 12-11. There were six teams in the bracket. The 9-U enjoyed four RBI in the championship game win from Levi Sallee. The team is coached by Nick Smith and assisted by Billy Medina, Craig Summers and Adam Zink.
The Attack 10-U went 4-1, falling in the championship game to OPS BlueSox of Fort Wayne, 13-1. The team scored 32 runs in its four wins to reach the championship game. In the semi-final, Preston Prater had four RBI at the dish against the Southwest Strikers. There were 14 teams in the bracket. The CCAC 10-U team is led by coach Rob Martin and assisted by Ryan Prater, Corey Heisler and Ryan Cohee.
The Attack 12-U went 6-0 on the weekend and beat the LandSharks Blue, 10-1, for the championship. There were 17 teams in their bracket. In the six games, the Attack recorded a 50-12 aggregate score. In the title win over the LandSharks, Carson Paulik pitched a complete game, three-hitter with seven strikeouts. Brayden Green added three RBI at the plate. The team is coached by Jeremy Brock and assisted by Sam Kim and Troy Mann.
The Attack 14-U went 4-0 defeating the Michiana Repetition, 7-4, in the championship. There were six teams in their bracket.
In the title clincher, Caden Binkley earned the win in relief, going 3.1 innings, allowing three hits and no runs while striking out three. Khareus Miller had a two-run double in the win. Cedric Poage guides the team, assisted by Scott Seuferer, Bryan Cripe and Derrick Vance.
The BPA tournament saw teams from Indiana and Michigan, including organizations out of South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart and Middlebury among other areas.
The Attack organization is based out of Warsaw but have players from several surrounding counties.