The Muddogs travel ball team recently won the 12U USSSA Southeast Regional Gold Division Championship title.
Pictured: Connor Mitchell, Kaleb Small, Lucas Austin, Jake Stroud, Cody Harris, Peyton Deskins, Zach Humphries, Bryan Good, Michael Purdie, T.T. Kershaw, Nick Bailey and Mason Melton.
T.T. Kershaw comes off the field after the third out during a game this past weekend.
Zach Humphries stretches out to make the play at first base.
Peyton Deskins takes a swing during the travel ball tournament this past weekend.
Mason Melton slides safely into home.
Members of the Muddogs travel ball team display the championship rings and plaque they received after winning last weekend's USSSA tournament. Pictured: Connor Mitchell, Kaleb Small, Lucas Austin, Jake Stroud, Cody Harris, T.T. Kershaw, Zach Humphries, Bryan Good, Michael Purdie, Nick Bailey and Mason Melton. Not pictured: Peyton Deskins
UNION — The Carolina Muddogs went 3-1 over the weekend and were crowned the 12U USSSA Southeast Regional Gold Division Champions. On Saturday, the Muddogs defeated the Upstate Yankees 13-0 and then lost to the Carolina Braves, 8-4.
On Sunday, the Dogs saw the Braves in a rematch of the second game. This time, the Union County-based team took a 6-1 win to set up the championship game versus the District 5 Rebels.
In the tournament finale, the Muddogs routed the Rebels, 11-2 to earn the division title.
The Muddogs are coached by Frank Humphries, Scottie Burris, and Pat Beacham.