The East Cobb Astros had the bases load in the bottom of the 7th inning with one out but were unable to get any runs home as the #12 South Florida Elite Squad defeated #2 East Cobb Astros to win the 15U BCS Finals. On there way to the championship, South Florida defeated the #5, #4, #1, and #2 seeds.
The Astros got the scoring started in the bottom of the 1st inning when Jacob Bruce (2011, Woodstock HS, GA) singled and later advanced to second on a wild pitch. Two batter later he scored on an error on the shortstop.
The Elite Squad sported a big rally of their own in the top of the third inning as they pushed 4 runs across. After two singles and a walk to load the bases, Esteban Puerta (2012, University School, Fla)tripled to right center to plate all three runs, giving the Elite Squad a 3-1 lead. The Elite would add another to take a 4-1 lead into the bottom of the 3rd inning.
The Astros would cut the lead to 4-3 when they walked the bases loaded. Both Kendall Hawkins (2012, Cartersville HS, GA) and Hunter Webb (2013, Russell County HS, GA) had RBI singles to get East Cobb within one run.
South Florida would have a big inning of their own in the top of the 5th inning as Michael Klement (2012, American Heritage HS, Fla) doubled with two outs. After a walk, Nick Basto singled in a run before Nick Travieso (2012, American Heritage HS, Fla) doubled in two more, giving South Florida a 7-3 lead. But, in the bottom of the 5th inning, East Cobb scored 4 runs to tie the game at 7. Chase Scott (2012, Luella HS, GA) had an RBI double and later scored on a single by Jared Walsh (2011, Peachtree Ridge HS, GA). Alex Gonzalez (2011, Lassiter HS, GA) then followed with an RBI double to tie the game.
Chris Craig (2011 Sheridan Hills HS, Fla) walked to lead off the 6th inning and later went to second on a pass ball. After being sacrificed over to third base, Steven Reznyk (2011, Cypress Bay HS, Fla) executed a perfect squeeze play to score Craig and the eventual game-winning run.
The Astros would go quite in the 6th, but had the bases load with one out in th bottom of the 7th but were unable to do anything with it as Chris Zito (2011, West Broward HS, Fla.) came in relief to shut down East Cobb and secure the 15U BCS Championship.