Bob Kapeller Memorial Tournament 2019

Summary

The Bob Kapeller Memorial Tournament was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Big League Dreams Sports Park in Perris, CA.  This event, hosted by Menifee Valley Upper Division Senior Softball, honored the disabled American veterans and members of our armed forces (both past and present) for their service, dedication, and sacrifices for our country.

This year, all profits will go to the “4 Paws 4 Patriots” charity which provides service dogs training and equipment for disabled American veterans.

Over 300 players, family, and friends attended this year’s festivities.
35 softball games, a Home Run Derby, and a 50-50 raffle were all part of the day’s activities.

Tournament Games

Twenty-three teams competed in the five-division round-robin tournament format.

The division champions were:
60+ Division – Barny’s Team 60M
65+ Major Division – Top Gun Mavericks 65M
65+ AAA Division –  Mustangs 65AAA
70+ Division – Top Gun Patriots 70AAA
75+ Division – Franklin Loan Center 70AA

Home Run Derby

Jeff Iannone won the Home Run Derby in the 55-59 division;
Mike Karr in the 60-64 division; and Bob Raasch in the 65+ division.
21 players participated in this event.

The Raffle

50-50 raffle.

100% of the net profit from the tournament will go to “4 Paws 4 Patriots” — $4,500

 

Rules

 

Divisions / Teams

60+

Tournament Teams

65+ Major

Tournament Teams

65+ AAA

Tournament Teams

70+

Tournament Teams

75+

Tournament Teams

60A – Barny’s Team 60M 65MA – Over the Edge 65M 65A   –   FV Outlaws 65AAA 70A  –  So. Cal Gusto 70M 75A – Cal Connection 75M+
60B – Grant’s Posse 60M 65MB – Top Gun Mavericks 65M 65B  –  Grants Posse 65AAA 70B – Top Gun Patriots 70AAA 75B – Sage 75M+
60C – Launchers Softball 60M 65MC – West Coast All Stars 65M 65C – Mustangs 65AAA 70C – So. Cal Warriors 70AAA 75C – Hemet League 65AA/REC
60D – Weakend Warriors 60AAA 65MD – Sammy’s Cafe 65M 65D – God’s Warriors 65AAA/REC 70D – Git-R-Done 70AAA 75D – Franklin Loan 70AA
    65E – 911 65AA 70E – So. Cal Crush 70AAA  75E – Top Gun Olde Dawgs 70AA

 

Schedule (Umpires) / Field Assignments

Gates open at 6:30

  YANKEE DODGER ANGEL FENWAY DURHAM PAWTUCKET  
7:30 60A-60D (+5) (Morehouse) 60B-60C (Katz) 70A-70D (+5) (J.Smith) 70C – 75C (Trice)/REC 75A-75D(+7) (Matt) 70E-75E(+5) (Eller) 7:30
9:00 65MA-65MD (Morehouse) 65MB-65MC (Katz) 65A-65D (Fuhrmann)/REC 65B-65C (Rossi) 60A-60C (Matt) 60B-60D (+5) (Eller) 9:00
10:30 75A-75E (+7) (Morehouse) 75C-75D (+5) (Trice)/REC HR DERBY 70B(+5) – 75B (Rossi) 70A-70E(+5) (Matt) 70C-70D (Eller) 10:30
12:00 65A-65E(+5) (Morehouse) 65C-65D (Fuhrmann)/REC 60A-60B (Katz) 60C-60D (+5) (Rossi) 65MA-65MC (Matt) 65MB-65MD (Eller) 12:00
1:30 50-50 Raffle near YANKEE   1:30
1:30 70B-70D (Morehouse) 70A-70C (+5)(Barnhart) 75B-75D (+7) (Katz) 75A-75C (+5)  (Fuhrmann)/REC 65B-65E(+5) (Matt) 65A-65C (Eller) 1:30
3:00 70B-70E (Morehouse) 65MA-65MB (Barnhart) 75B – 75E (+7) (Katz) 65MC – 65MD (Rossi) 65C-65E(+5) (Matt) 65B-65D (Trice)/REC 3:00

Coin toss for home team unless equalizer is required.  Team giving the equalizer will be the home team.
Recreational league rules for games involving God’s Warriors and Hemet REC teams.
SSUSA equalizer rules.

BKMT3 tiebreaker criteria to determine division champions:
(1) Head-to-head
(2) Least runs allowed in all games played
(3) Run differential in all games played
(4) Coin toss

 

Standings

60+ Tournament Teams

  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
60A – Barny’s Team 60M 3     25 31 24 14 21 23      
60B – Grants Posse 60M 1 2   23 17 23 13 21 24      
60C – Launchers Softball 60M 1 2   13 21 18 23 31 16      
60D – Weakend Warriors 60AAA 1 2   14 21 16 25 17 18      
65+ Major Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
65MA – Over the Edge 65M 2 1   25 22 12 19 21 23      
65MB – Top Gun Mavericks 65M 3     33 24 23 22 21 12      
65MC – West Coast All Stars 65M   3   22 21 16 33 22 21      
65MD – Sammy’s Cafe 65M 1 2   19 21 21 25 24 16      
65+ AAA Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
65A – FV Outlaws 65AAA 1 2   24 22 17 7 23 20      
65B – Grants Posse 65AAA 2 1   18 21 24 21 20 23      
65C – Mustangs 65AAA 2 (1) 1   21 16 20 (10) 18 17 17 (9)      
65D – God’s Warriors 65AAA/REC 1 2   7 17 23 24 16 24      
65E – 911 65AA 1 2   23 20 9 22 21 10      
70+ Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
70A – So. Cal Gusto 70M 2 1   11 16 13 10 10 20      
70B – Top Gun Patriots 70AAA 3     20 15 19 10 6 6      
70C – So. Cal Warriors 70AAA 2 1   13 17 20 6 21 13      
70D – Git-R-Done 70AAA 1 2   10 21 6 11 17 15      
70E – So. Cal Crush 70AAA 1 2   18 10 6 17 16 19      
75+ Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
75A – Cal Connection 75M+   3   8 13 18 32 16 24      
75B – Sage 75M+ 1 2   10 12 22 20 19 12      
75C – Hemet League 65AA/REC 1 2   6 11 24 13 19 18      
75D – Franklin Loan 70AA 3     32 19 19 8 11 12      
75E – Olde Dawgs 70AA 1 2   17 16 12 18 13 22      

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