Bob Kapeller Memorial Tournament 2020

Summary

The Bob Kapeller Memorial Tournament was held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the Big League Dreams Sports Park in Perris, CA.
This event, hosted by Menifee Valley Upper Division Senior Softball, honors 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,
with 34 softball games, a Home Run Derby, and a 50-50 raffle as part of the day’s activities.

Tournament Games

Twenty-two (22) teams competed in the five-division round-robin tournament format.
The division champions were:
60 AAA Division – LAF 55M
65 Major Division – Weakend Warriors 65M
70 Major Division –  So. Cal Guys 70M
70 AAA Division – Mustangs 70AAA
75/REC Division – Sons of Pitches 70M

Home Run Derby

John Birtcher won the Home Run Derby in the 55-59 division;
Al Shelley in the 60-64 division; and Ron Barnhart in the 65+ division
20 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” — $4,400

 

Rules

 

Divisions / Teams

60AAA

Tournament Teams

65M

Tournament Teams

70M

Tournament Teams

70AAA

Tournament Teams

75/REC

Tournament Teams

60A – LAF 55M 65A – Over the Edge 65M  70MA – D&K 70AAA    70A – 911 65AA   75A – Menifee          65AAA/REC 
60B – Git-R-Done 60AAA+ 65B – Weakend Warriors 65M 70MB – So Cal Gusto 70M   70B – Mustangs 70AAA 75B – Hemet   65AAA/REC 
60C – Sammy’s Cafe 60AAA+ 65C – West Coast All Stars 65M 70MC – So Cal Guys 70M 70C – Git-R-Done 70AAA  75C – Sons of Pitches 75M 
 
 
 
65D – No Guts, No Glory 65M 70MD – Mavericks 70M  70D – So Cal Warriors 70AAA 75D – JSquared 75s 75AAA
65E – So Cal Warriors 65AAA  
 
70E – Top Gun Patriots 70AAA  
 
65F – Git-R-Done 65AAA  

 

Schedule (Umpires) / Field Assignments

Gates open at 6:30

  YANKEE DODGER ANGEL FENWAY DURHAM PAWTUCKET  
7:30

60B – 60C (Morehouse)

65A – 65B (Pickett)   65C – 65D    (Rossi) 65E – 65F (Charles A.) 70B – 70E (Juditz) 70C – 70D (Eller) 7:30
9:00 60A – 60B(+5) (Morehouse) 65B – 65C (Pickett) 65D – 65E(+5)(Rossi) 65A – 65F(+5) (Charles A.) 70MA(+5) – 70MD (Juditz) 70MB – 70MC (Eller) 9:00
10:30 70A – 70E (Morehouse) 70B – 70C (Pickett) HOME  RUN DERBY        75A – 75D(+7)     (Sternberger – REC Rules) 75B – 75C(+5) (Fuhrmann – REC Rules) 10:30
12:00 70A – 70D (Morehouse) 70C – 70E (Pickett) 70MA(+5) – 70MB (Rossi) 70MC – 70MD (Charles A.)    65A – 65D      (Juditz) 60A – 60C(+5) (Eller) 12:00
1:30 50-50 Raffle near YANKEE 1:30
1:30 70B – 70D (Morehouse)  Seed #2 –   Seed #3 (Pickett) 75C – 75D(+5)(Rossi) 75A – 75B (Sternberger – REC Rules) 65C – 65F(+5) (Juditz) 65B – 65E(+5) (Eller) 1:30
3:00 70MA(+5) – 70MC (Morehouse)

Seed #1 –        1:30 Winner  (Pickett)

75A – 75C(+5)(Fuhrmann – REC Rules) 75B – 75D(+7) (Sternberger – REC Rules) 70MB – 70MD      (Juditz)  65E – 70A(+5) (Eller) 3:00

                                                                                                                                   3:00 game on Pawtucket does not
                                                                                                                                   count in the standings for 65E.

Coin toss for home team unless equalizer is required.  Team giving the equalizer will be the home team.
Recreational league rules for games involving Menifee or Hemet REC teams.
SSUSA equalizer rules.

BKMT4 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

60AAA Tournament Teams

  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
60A – LAF 55M 2     15 30   14 19        
60B – Git-R-Done 60AAA+   2   21 19   25 30        
60C – Sammy’s Cafe 60AAA+ 1 1   25 14   21 15        
 
65M Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
65A – Over the Edge 65M  2 1   27 18 20 36 16 13      
65B – Weakend Warriors 65M 3     36 16 25 27 15 14      
65C – West Coast All Stars 65M 2 1   16 15 15 10 16 11      
65D – No Guts, No Glory 65M   3   10 7 13 16 23 20      
65E – So. Cal Warriors 65AAA 2 (1) 1   23 23 14 (18) 11 7 25 (14)      
65F – Git-R-Done 65AAA   3   11 16 11 23 18 15      
 
70M Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
70MA – D&K 70AAA 2 1   34 31 13 16 17 22      
70MB – So. Cal Gusto 70M   3   18 17 6 19 31 18      
70MC – So. Cal Guys 70M 3     19 28 22 18 27 13      
70MD – Top Gun Mavericks 70M 1 2   16 16 27 34 28 6      
 
70AAA Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
70A – 911 65AA 2 1   14 19 14 7 11 18      
70B – Mustangs 70AAA 3     21 15 14 16 14 13      
70C – Git-R-Done 70AAA 1 2   21 14 18 26 15 8      
70D – So. Cal Warriors 70AAA 1 2   26 11 13 21 19 14      
70E – Top Gun Patriots 70AAA   3   16 7 8 21 14 18      
 
75/REC Tournament Teams
  WON LOST TIED RUNS SCORED RUNS ALLOWED RUN DIFFERENTIAL
75A – Menifee Team 65AAA/REC 1 2   21 18 16 20 21 25      
75B – Hemet League 65AAA/REC 1 1 1 11 21 22 23 18 22      
75C – Sons of Pitches 75M 3     23 19 25 11 10 16      
75D – JSquared 75s 75AAA   2 1 20 10 22 21 19 22      

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