ISA A Worlds

Paramount Builders/Worth defeated Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe
Black’s/Worth 24 – 11 to capture the ISA Men’s A World Championship in
Auburn, Alabama. Paramount Builders/Worth won the 21-field tournament
without a defeat.

Paramount Builders/Worth started the tournament by defeating Suncoast/TPS 27
– 25. Paramount Builders/Worth trailed the entire game and in the bottom of
the seventh inning found itself behind Suncoast/TPS 25 – 24. In the bottom
of the 7th, John Dutch led off the inning with a double in the right field
gap. With one out, Randy Romagna was intentionally walked and pinch hitter
Jay Lamm then lined the first pitch into the right field bleachers for a
dramatic game winning 3 run homer. Paramount Builders/Worth then faced
powerful L&L Paints/TPS, who defeated Advance/Quick/Nike 33-24 and LA
Bag/Legend/TPS 38 – 15.

Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth lost its opener to JW
Construction/Mizuno 29 – 17 and then faced the difficult task of working its
way to the finals through a tough 21 team field. In the first round of the
loser’s bracket, Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth beat the
Mizuno Bomb Squad 26 – 11. Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth
then faced Jonesboro/TPS in the second round. In a tough game Florida
Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth beat Jonesboro/TPS 24 – 21.

In an evening game, Paramount scored 6 runs in the bottom of the first to
take a 6 – 2 lead. L&L countered with a 9 run second highlighted by Duane
Frizzell’s 3 run home run. L&L lead 25 – 19 after 6 innings. In the bottom
of the sixth inning, Paramount scored 11 runs to take a 30 – 25 lead going
into the 7th inning. The Paramount 6th inning was highlighted by home runs
by Roy Jarman, Derek Oliver, Larry White, and Randy Romagna. In the top of
the 7th, Duane Frizzell hit a 3 run homer and Shane Reynolds hit a home run
to tie the game at 30 – 30. Paramount’s Travis Matthew doubled to start off
the bottom of the 7th. John Adams singled and Roy Jarman was intentionally
walked to face Derek Oliver. Derek Oliver then deposited the first pitch
over the left field wall for a Paramount 34 – 30 victory. Roy Jarman and
Larry White went 5 for 5 for the victors with BJ Fulk, David Allen and Randy
Romanga having 4 hits each.

Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth playing in the 90+ Alabama heat
defeated Lighthouse Baptist 40 – 38 after trailing in the top of the 7th by
14 runs. Florida Heat/Nave Plumbing/Joe Black’s/Worth then defeated LA
Bag/Legend, 23 – 19.

In the winner’s bracket semi finals, Paramount defeated JW Construction 44 –
19. Paramount scored 22 runs in the second inning to seal the victory.
John Adams, Derek Oliver, Roy Jarman, Doug Flowers and BJ Fulk had 5 hits
each in the victory. In the other winner’s bracket semi final Team Mizuno
of Florida defeated LDJ/Varsity/Easton 19 – 13. This set-up a Paramount
versus Team Mizuno winner’s bracket final.

In the loser’s bracket, Florida Heat beat JW Construction 34 – 33 and L&L
Paints beat WW Gay 40 – 30 and LDJ 23 – 17 to face the hard charging Florida
Heat. In the first game Sunday AM, Florida Heat defeated L&L Paints 27 –

The winner’s bracket final started with both teams scoring 3 runs. In the
second inning Paramount scored 7 runs. Derek Oliver hit a 3 run home run
and BJ Fulk a 2 run home run to highlight the scoring. Paramount pitcher,
Tim Smith held Team Mizuno down the remainder of the game. He pitched a
masterful game holding down the hard-hitting Team Mizuno. Paramount scored
7 in the 4th, 2 in the 5th and 6 in the 6th to win the game. Larry White
and Derek Oliver had 5 hits each for Paramount.

Florida Heat then defeated Team Mizuno in the bottom of the 7th 23 – 22 to
face Paramount in the finals. Paramount defeated a hard fighting but worn
out Florida Heat 24 – 11. Travis Matthews, Roy Jarman, Larry White, and
David Allen had 4 hits for the victors.

Travis Matthews was the tournament MVP. Travis Matthews is Paramount’s lead
off hitter and slick fielding middle infielder. All tournament for
Paramount was Larry White, Derek Oliver, BJ Fulk, Roy Jarman and Tim Smith.
Derek Oliver lead all hitter in the tournament batting .859 and Duane
Frizzell hit more home runs than anyone in the tournament.

Thank You to William Ortiz for the coverage

Team Name
1. Techfire-Orlando,FL-5-0
2. PDC/Cal’s Pizza-Shelbyville Township,MI-7-2
3. National Gold/Demerini-Cranston,MA- 3-2
4. Taylors-Edgewater,MD-4-2
5. RossBrook Construction-Raliegh,NC-2-2
5. Girant Glass Softball-N Andover,MA-2-2
7. Jean Shoppe-MacKenzie,TN-2-2
7. TJ Lite-Dunkirk,MD-3-2
9. Plumbers & Pipefitters-Lansing, MI-2-2
9. The Team-Jacksonville, FL-1-2
9. T & R Stucco/Worth-Winter Haven, FL-2-2
9. Virgina Trophy/Easton-Virgina Beach,VR-1-2
9. MCNair Sports /Bugs- Nashville,TN-1-2
13. Instant Plumbing-Evertt,MA-1-2
13. Public Enemy-Pembroke Pines, FL-1-2
13. Banks Oil-Austell,GA-1-2
17. Newmans-Tallahassee,FL-1-2
17. Sav More-Tampa, FL-1-2
17. National-FT Lauderdale, FL-0-2
17. RIT Danny’s -St Pete Beach, FL-0-2
19. Thermo/Alfries-W Yarmouth,MA-0-2
MVP – Brian Milstead / Techfire
CO-HR Leaders – Butch Smith & Ernie Donaldson Taylor
Gold Glove – Derek Figley PDC Cal’s Pizza
Base Burglar – Norm Bunch PDC Cal’s Pizza

All Tournament
Butch Smith / Taylors
Ernie Doanldson / Taylors
William “Kirby” Murphy / National Gold Demarini
Lyndsey Boutilier / National Gold/Demarini
John Cail / National Gold?Demarini
Larry Geldhoe / PDC Cal’s Pizza
Matt Ferguson / PDC Cal’s Pizza
Eric Brown / PDC Cal’s Pizza
Gene Boyce / PDC Cal’s Pizza
Mike Milczarski / PDC Cal’s Pizza
Brian Wooten / Techfire
Kraig Miller / Techfire
Charlie Miller / Techfire
Eric Cublash / Techfire
Rich Gulash / Techfire
Larry Blumberg / Techfire