16u Schultz - Runners-up at 18u Compuware Tourney
The Michigan Outlaws 16U Schultz team continues to make their case as one of the best, if not the best, Outlaw team in the organizations 20+ years in existence.
Playing up in the Compuware Showcase as an 18U team, the veteran team rattled off 6 straight wins (and allowing only 6 runs) to reach the Winners Bracket Championship game against Wisconsin's Bats Academy. After three innings of a 1-1 game, the Bats exploded for five runs in the bottom of the 4th inning including a grand slam and went on to win 7-1.
The Outlaws came back and won a tough 3-2 victory against T2 who came out of the Losers Bracket. That win (7th victory in this tourney) would pit the Outlaws against the Bats Academy for overall Championship and after 3 scoreless innings, the Bats Academy put up a 4 run fourth inning and won the Championship 5-0. Great 18U Runner Up finish (7-2 overall) for the 16U Outlaw Schultz team.
10U - 2nd Place in Duel at the Dome
The Michigan Outlaws 10u team competed in the Duel at the Dome in Grand Blanc and brought home second place. This was the first tournament for the team this year. The young Outlaws worked hard and played well all weekend. The team faced a tough opponent when they played the Devils Fastpitch team for the championship. Congratulations girls for making it to the finals. Go Outlaws!
Dual @ Dome Champs - 16u Schultz
Michigan Outlaws 16U – Schultz wraps up their Fall/Winter season on great note by winning Championship at Dual @ Dome tournament posting a 5-0 record. After a tough 5-1 victory over the Cardinal Heat 18U, the Outlaws beat a solid Finesse 16U – Carson team 8-1 in the Championship game. The experienced Outlaw team finished their Fall/Winter season at 25-3 along with a 8-1 record in scrimmages.
16U Schultz Wins First Ever National Championship for the Outlaws!
MI Outlaws 16U Schultz wins first ever National Championship for the Outlaw organization by taking the NSA “A” World Series/National Championship title on July 25th in Chattanooga, TN.
This Outlaw team is quite unique in the ever changing world of kid’s travel sports considering the loyalty of the players to both the organization and each other – with 87 total playing years of travel softball, this team has 81 years with the Outlaws and 62 years together compiling a 6 year record of 318-102-10.
The National Championship final game was 1-0 thru 4 innings before the Outlaws exploded for 4 runs in the bottom of the 5th and held for a 5-0 shutout of the IN Irish Elite. Sydney Schultz pitched a 2 hitter with no walks & two strikeouts in the Championship game and Teresa Menzel also pitched a 2 hitter with no walks & two strikeouts in the key semi-final 2-1 win over the Bombers of Tampa, FL. The team finished the season at 55-18-7.
Back Row L to R – Brianna Larkin, Sydney Schultz, Mary Reeber, Sarah Amenson, Courtney Callahan, Mary Zimmerman, Camryn Ciaramitaro
Middle Row L to R – Teresa Menzel, Rianna Koteles, Julia Barrett, Shannon Gibbons, Lauren Castellon, Chase Schultz
Front Row L to R – Coaches Sandor Koteles, Dave Schultz, Tom Larkin
2016 Michigan Outlaws Teams
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