The 12U Jax Fusion ’03, out of Aberdeen Park in northwest St. Johns County, won the USFA Class A World Series championship in Panama City, July 17 – 23. On the way to the championship they went 8-0 while beating the state champion from Florida and run ruling the Texas state champion 11-0. The team also captured the 12 and under Class A NSA Florida State championship and the USSSA N Florida State championship. They finished the season with a record of 108-23.
Over the past three years, the team has won three USSSA State Championships, two NSA State Championships, one USFA World Series Championship and was the USSSA World Series runner up once.
The players on the team are Kylie Hammonds, Kendall Ford, Erin Wagner, Lynsey Smith, Amaya Ross, Kendall Catherwood, Morgan McMillan, Madelyn Latta, Taylor Morgan, Bailey Holmes and Carson Frier. The team is coached by Paul Wagner, Kevin Hammonds, Richard Ford and Jeff Smith.
Photo courtesy Kevin Hammonds