GBC/Team Acceleration 11U wins The Battle Of The South

GBC/Team Acceleration 11U wins The Battle Of The South in Rockwood Tn. This tournament showcased the top 25 11U Teams from all over the country. After rolling through pool play by scoring 41 runs while going 3-0, GBC/TA 11U took the momentum into The Championship bracket.

First it was a 9-1 win over the Chatt. Colonels. Next it was The Knoxville Stars ranked in the Top 10 but GBC/TA dominated them 11-3 in the semis. In The Finals, Top 25 Team from Kennesaw (Extreme) couldn’t get it done as GBC/TA wins The Championship 12-11. GREAT WINS FOR GBC/TA 11U.

All weekend they hit the ball very well with Caleb Robinson, Colby Vance, Carter Williams, Trevor Clemons and Jacob Williamson leading the onslaught.
CONGRATS to Head Coach Scott Clemons for a job well done!


  1. GBC beat the Chattanooga Colonels 9-1 with Luke Gesell pitching well and going the distance. Cobie Vance helped the cause with base loaded no outs in first by turning 2 on a hard grounder up the middle. In the bottom of first he hit a bomb about 280′ down the left field line on a 300′ field and sped around the bases for a 2 run homer to get GBC rolling. Carter Williams, Jacob Williamson, and Trevor Clemons all hit he ball well to pace the offense.

    Next up was the Knoxville Stars. GBC run ruled them 11-3 after 5 with Kameron Pruitt and Jacob Williamson pitching for GBC.

    In the championship game, Kameron Pruitt started, Jacob Williamson came on in relief, and Carter Williams closed out the 12-11 victory over the Georgia Roadrunners from Alphretta, GA. Trevor Clemons made a great catch up against the fence from the catchers position on a pop up foul ball with the tying run on third base with 2 outs to seal the win.

    GBC players are Walton Chamblee, Trevor Clemons, Evan Edwards, Luke Gesell, Tyson Poe, Kameron Pruitt, Luke and Andrew Robinson, Ceasar Trejo, Cobie Vance, Carter Williams, and Jacob Williamson. Head Coach is Scott Clemons.

  2. from TravelBall Select:

    Held in Rockwood, Tennessee the 11U Battle in the South boasts some of the top 11U teams from all over the country competing for the Championship. Team Anderson out of California, Indiana Blazers out of Indiana, Mac N Seitz Indians out of Kansas, Desoto Cardinals from Mississsippi, GBC Team Acceleration out of North Carolina, Southern Jaguars out of Georgia, Cincy Flames from Ohio, Alabama Senators from Alabama are just a few of the teams vying for the Championship. In all, nine states are represented with a total of 20 teams.

    In the opening day, two of the top 10 11U teams started the tournament off on a good note. TBS #3 GBC Team Acceleration (NC) fresh off a Runner-Up finish at the Greensboro Super NIT, beat the Ohio Warhawks 16-0. TBS #9 Knoxville Stars took care of the Indiana Blazers 5-0.

    In other match-ups the TBS Honorable Mention Chattanooga Colonels beat Team Anderson (CA) 7-0. The Knoxville Sluggers posted the first upset of the tournament beating the TBS Honorable Mention Kennesaw Extreme (GA). The Mac N Seitz Indians snuck by the Charlotte Hurricanes 7-5. The Desoto Cardinals took care of the Cincinatti Riverbats 5-1. The Georgia Roadrunners, another TBS Honorable Mention team in this tournament beat the Cincy Flames 11-9.

    Late Friday night the Battefield Red Sox snuck by the Alabama Senators 5-3. The TBS #18 and TBS #19 teams also played Friday night with the TBS #18 Southern Jaguars taking care of the Midland Tomahawks (OH) 9-4. The TBS #19 East Cobb Stars powered past the Franklin Spiders (TN) 14-2.

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