Friday, July 13, 2012

Hopewell Outlaws win back-to-back state championships.

From left, Jack Rickheim, Nate LeMoyne, Benny Lorenzo, Jack Davis, Andrew Sherman, Elliott Kuykendall, Connor Harris, Caleb McMickle, Mason Adkin, Carter Wallace and Knox Driskell of the 7U Hopewell Outlaws.


The 7u Hopewell Outlaws, a Hopewell Youth Association team that plays at Milton’s Bell Memorial Park, went undefeated and outscored their opponents 80-8 en route to their second consecutive USSSA Georgia state title.

The Outlaws offensive efforts were led by first baseman Elliott Kuykendall, second baseman Caleb McMickle and third baseman Andrew Sherman. They were complimented by the stellar defensive play of shortstop Jack Rickheim, pitcher Carter Wallace and outfielder Connor Harris.

Catcher Knox Driskell and outfielders Benny Lorenzo, Jack Davis, Nate LeMoyne and Mason Adkin also contributed key hits and timely defensive plays.

The Outlaws recently wrapped up their 2012 campaign, posting a 21-3 overall record. In two years of play, the team has put together a combined record of 39-3.

The Outlaws are led by head coach Les Kuykendall, with assistants Mike Rickheim, Mark Wallace, Scott McMickle and Kirk Driskell.

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