NAFA Class AA World Champions
Scarlett's Sox (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
The Scarlett's Sox (Sioux Falls, SD) defeated Priority
Mortgage (Grand Rapids, Mich) 2-1 in the "If Necessary"
Championship Game at Racoon River Park in West Des Moines,
Iowa to claim the 2007 NAFA Class AA World Championship.
Priority forced the "If Necessary" game by with a 4-3 win.
Trailing 3-1 in the top of the sixth inning, Mike Gruppen
hit a three-run homer to give Priority Mortgage the win and
force the final game.
In the final game, the Scarlett's, the 2005 Class A-Major
Champion, jumped out to an early lead on Tim DeJong's RBI
Travis DeJong led off the Sox second inning with a triple
then scored on Chris Becker's single for a 2-0 lead.
Priority cut the lead in half in the sixth on another RBI
single by Mike Gruppen.
Sox catcher Tim DeJong was named the Most Valuable Player
with team mate Kyle Eberts taking home Most Valuable Pitcher