Eight teams powered through pool play, finishing a perfect 2-0 in the 12u Division at the 2019 Omaha SlumpBuster. Crusaders Red, Osseo Maple Grove Storm, Illinois Black Sox, CPYL Patriots, Iowa Sticks Red, F.S.A Elite, C2C Outlaws and Dulins Dodgers each locked a spot in the single-elimination bracket that will begin Sunday morning.
Showcasing diverse talents from across the United States, three of the eight teams hale from the Lone Star State while the remaining five represent Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Indiana and Illinois.
Crusaders Red (TX) earned the No. 1 overall seed, scoring 31 runs while pitching a shutout in both of its games in Pool T. They will go head-to-head against eight-seeded Osseo Maple Grove Storm (MN) who put up a staggering 37 runs in two contests.
The C2C Outlaws (SD) also kept a clean sheet in pool play to grab the No. 2 seed and will face No. 7 Dulins Dodgers (TX). The winner of the matchup will take on the winner of No. 3 Iowa Sticks Red and F.S.A Elite (IN) who settled in No. 6 position.
Patrons at Kelley Complex will be treated to a fourth highly-anticipated battle when fourth-seeded Illinois Black Sox take on No. 5 CPYL Patriots (TX).