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Latest Update June 10th, 2024

The Blacksox Nation 11U and 13U both competed this past weekend in the TPR June Classic at Mistlin Sports Complex. Both teams came out on top winning their brackets on Sunday. This was their final warm up tournament before the International World Series coming up this weekend in SoCal. Good luck and safe travels to all 3 teams 10U/11U/13U who will be making the trip and representing NorCal.

 

The Blacksox Nation Showcase team will be traveling to Irvine the following week to compete in the Prospect Wire FireCracker Classic. This will be their first 16U event of the Summer and wish them all success and good luck down there as well. 

We have also set an official date for our Fall Ball Tryouts which will be held on Sunday July 7th at Pinole Valley High School. Registration for that is open and more information is posted down below. 

14U Division

In the 14U Division, The Blacksox 13U team went 3-1 beating NorCal Outlaws (10-0) in the Silver Bracket Divison Championship. Liam Santos doubled once and led the team with a .667 Avg. Josh Islas banged 2 Triples and had a team high in RBI's (5) and Runs Scored (7) while finishing the weekend hitting .583. Athan Felix pitched great on the mound and hit .500 for the Blacksox 13U. Way to come out banging on Sunday and finish strong boys....  L.A. Bound!!!

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11U Division

In the 11U Division, The Blacksox 11U team went 4-1 beating Tracy Heat (12-5) in the Championship Game. Tournament MVP was awarded to Jaden Brown who pitched great in the ship and also hit 1 Homerun on the weekend. Brown had a team high (12) Runs Scored and finished with a .750 Avg. Gavin Bell doubled and tripled once leading the team with (12) hits. Bell also finished with a .750 Avg. Andres Valenzuela banged 4 Triples and hit .643 to go along with a team high (10) RBI's. Daustin Rogers homered in the Championship Game and hit .583 for the tournament. These boys have won their 3rd straight tournament in a row and peaking just in time for L.A.

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Upcoming Events

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Date:  June 14th - 19th

Location:  Southern Cali

Divisions:  10U / 11U / 13U
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BlackSox Nation
Fall Ball Tryouts

Sunday July 7th

Pinole Valley High School
2900 Pinole Valley Rd
Pinole 94564

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12:00pm - 8U/9U/10U

Must NOT turn 11 before
May 1st 2025

2:30pm - 11U/12U

Must NOT turn 13 before
May 1st 2025

5:00pm - 13U/14U

Must NOT turn 15 before
May 1st 2025

Register online at 
www.BlackSoxNation.com

For questions or more info please contact Buzz at (510) 776-0844

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Blacksox Nation

WALL OF FAME

 2015 8U International World Series
This was Blacksox Nations first ever Travel Ball team created in 2015. They were Ranked #3 in California for the 8U Major Division. They were the first Blacksox team to make the trip to SoCal for the Usssa International World Series. 

  2016 9U World Series Champions
The Blacksox 8U attended the AWS World Series in Reno. They did not run an 8U Division this year and was forced to play in the 9U Division. They battled and held their own to come out as Blacksox Nations first World Series Champions.  

  2017 Triple Crown Champions
This was the first time ever the Blacksox swept all 3 Divisions in the same tournament. The Blacksox won the 8U, 9U, and 10U Divisions all on the same weekend at Twin Creeks. 

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  2017 10U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 10U won the AWS 10U World Series in Reno, NV. This was the first World Series win for this specific age group. 

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 2018 9UAA World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 8U played up in the 9UAA Division and won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions 9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.

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  2018 9U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 9U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions 9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.

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  2018 10U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 10U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions

9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.

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  2018 11U World Series Champions
The Blacksox Nation 11U won the AWS World Series in Reno, NV. This was the year that the Blacksox Nation did something that no other program has ever done. Blacksox were crowned World Series Champions in all 4 Divisions

9UAA - 9U - 10U - 11U.

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 2019 10U Youth National Champions
This was our programs first year ever attending the Baseball Youth Nationals. The Blacksox 10U went undefeated winning the Nationals 10U Division in Reno, NV. 

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 2019 12U Youth National Champions
This was our programs first year ever attending the Baseball Youth Nationals. The Blacksox 12U won their respective division along with our 10U in Reno, NV. 

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 2021 14U Youth National Champions
After a disaster year off because of COVID-19 the Youth Nationals was canceled in 2020. The boys decided to come back and defend their Championship in 2021 and did just that. The Blacksox 14U were back to back Champions at Youth Nationals in Reno, NV. 

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 2021 11U PG West World Champions
The Blacksox 11U came into this event as Underdogs with a loaded bracket and some nationally ranked teams. They knocked off Lamorinda 11U in the Semi-Finals and then defeated Team Hype 11U in the Championship Game. 

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 2021 12U PG West World Champions
This was the battle of the Top 2 teams clearly in Northern California.

Blacksox Nation Vs AllSport Outlaws

It was a back and forth game that ended in Extra Innings with the Blacksox coming out on top winning the 12U PG West World Series.

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 2022 13U PG West Memorial Champs
The Blacksox 13U traveled to Arizona and took First place out of 30 teams. They knocked off Nationally Ranked ZT Elite Cali (7-2) in the championship game. 

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 2022 14U Youth National Champions
The Blacksox 14U made it a 3-Peat knocking off the Valley Bruins 5-4 in the Championship game. More than half of this squad has been playing together since 8U/9U and decided to do it one last time 6 years later. 
 

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 2022 12U Cooperstown Blacksox
This Blacksox Nation 12U team is the first team to make the trip to NY and participate in Cooperstown in 2022. They represented NorCal to the fullest going (9-1) and taking 2nd place out of 52 teams. They also hit 51 Homeruns which was the most in the tournament for that weekend. 
 

 2023 Blacksox '27 National Team
This Blacksox Nation 27' National team went (7-1) and won the 2023 Baseball Youth Nationals in Sparks, NV. They held off a close battle from California Baseball out of Riverside Ca 7-4 to secure the Championship Game. Hats off to Coach Gomez for guiding these boys to another Championship.
 

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2023 Blacksox 11U Winter World Champs
The Blacksox 11U went (4-1) winning the NCS Winter World Series in Sparks, NV. They lost the first game of Pool Play and came back to win the next 4 games to win the whole thing. The battled in pouring down rain and freezing conditions for a well deserved and hard earned World Series Championship. 
 

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