The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team won the championship of the AA division at the Hawaiian Hitfest tournament in the Kansas City metro area the weekend of May 19-20.
The Titans went 6-0 on the weekend. In pool play, they beat the Slammers 14-0, the Chanute Blues 8-0 and the Topeka Devils 11-3 to advance to the bracket. There, they beat the Chanute Blues again 3-2, the Mustangs 4-3, and then the Shawnee Royals 12-4 in the finals. The AA division had 26 teams.
Titans players include Carson Zenger, Josh Bussmann, Cole Herpich, Luke Richard, Derek Shaheen, Bubba Wilson, Andrew Rogers, Jacob Reiss, Ian Russell, Logan Streit, Jack Currie and Zac Cox. Coaches include Todd Zenger, Steve Bussmann, Mark Herpich and Brian Phillips.