2013 National Homeschool Champions
Dallas HSAA Angels Win a Wild One in 9-8
Roller-Coaster Championship Game
HSAA Brings Home Coveted Cochran Cup for 3rd Time in Tournament's 14-Year History
April 30- May 4, 2013
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Kneeling (L-R): Josh Bilello, Nolan Withrow, Nathan Hall, Jaime Lovell, Caleb Holleman, Jake Preston, Kenan Davis
Standing (L-R): Head Coach David Lovell, Jamie Andriot, Dillon Smith, Nathan
Shorman, Caleb Pollard, Matthew Fusselman, Jordan Weeks, Andrew Brechner, Asst.
Coach Ken Goode
Not Pictured: Greg Guggenmos
|May 6, 2013
Auburndale Florida. On May 4, the 2013 HSAA Angels brought home their second national championship in three years with a 9-8 win over the Raleigh NC (Wake County Homeschool) Warriors. In the weeklong tournament, HSAA went undefeated with 6 wins, including an 8-3 win over the Jackson MS (Victors Homeschool Sports) Victors, a 5-0 win over SW Dallas (DASCHE) Spartans, an 11-0 win over the Huntsville AL (Covenant Christian) Falcons, an 11-0 win over the Houston HCYA Eagles, and a 5-3 win over the Richmond VA (CVHAA) Patriots. Four Angels were named to the All-American team, including seniors Josh Bilello, Kenan Davis, Dillon Smith, and junior Andrew Brechner.
HSAA Leaders in Offensive Categories:
10 Hits - Kenan Davis (4 doubles)
8 RBIs - Matthew Fusselman (4 2-out RBIs)
0.562 Batting Average - Andrew Brechner
0.696 On Base % - Andrew Brechner
7 Stolen Bases - Kenan Davis
HSAA Pitching Leaders:
Dillon Smith (8 Ks in 7 innings, 1 win & 1 save)
Josh Bilello (5 Ks in 8 innings, 1 win)
Andrew Brechner (10 Ks in 8 innings, 2 wins)
Nolan Withrow (7 Ks in 11 innings, 2 wins)
Jake Preston (5 Ks in 3.2 innings, 1 save)
The HWSA, which was founded in 2000, sponsors an annual championship playoff system for eligible homeschool varsity baseball teams across North America. www.HWSA.net
Dallas HSAA is a homeschool sports organization that serves the Dallas Metroplex areas.