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Houston Aces 12U-open baseball team
The Houston Aces 12U-open baseball team (pictured) won the USSSA Global State Toy Drive tournament at Baseball USA, with a 5-0 record. Nine teams participated in the 2-day tournament, and the Aces had a great weekend of fielding and pitching, along with scoring 5 home runs. The sixth- and seventh-grade boys attend Memorial Middle School, Grace Presbyterian School, St. Cecilia Catholic School and Spring Branch Middle School. Showing off their championship rings are (top row, from left) coaches Steve Mahoney, Rob Buller and Jake Emery, (middle row, from left) Brayden Johansson, Zach Christie, Joe Meloy, Sterling Basarowich, Colin Josephson, Drew Emery, (bottom row, from left) Sam Mahoney, Levi Lease, Timothy Lee, Landon Gray and Jackson Ambrose.
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