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Bandits Capture 2002 USSSA State Title

The Bandits won the title in a game that started at 12:15 AM and ended at 1:45 AM. They defeated the All Stars 6-1 in the finals completing a 8-0 record in tournament play. The win provided them with the USSSA West Zone State Championship.
The Bandits defeated the Mariners 15-3 on Friday. On Saturday, they defeated the Players 16-1 at 9 in the mornining and followed with wins over the All Stars 8-3 and the Indians 5-2 to complete a three win day. On Sunday, the Bandits defeated the Sun Devils 14-2, the Angels 9-3 and the Mustangs 13-1 to claim the #1 seed and advance directly to the finals. The Bandits won 4 games on Sunday to claim the crown.
Jonathan Bustamante was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. In reality, a team effort emerged and the Bandits played some of their best baseball of the year in claiming the state crown.
Congratulations to our players and thanks for your relentless persistence and commitment in making this possible. Every player played a major role in securing a part of this crown: Anthony Carmona, Julio Velez, Josh Blancarte, Steve Vizcaino, Jonathan Bustamante, Justin Lopez, Bobby Mares, Matthew Ortega, Kyle Bumpas, Isaac Herrera, Albert Pinon, Jessirey Navarrette and George Stoltz. You guys put on quite a show this weekend! Bandits Capture 2002 USSSA State Title.