gwsports.com 1 week, 5 days ago
It was the fifth straight gold medal for Team USA at the event.Ritchie, who served as the hitting coach for the squad, had previously earned a gold medal with USA Baseball last year as the hitting coach for the 2017 U18 National Team that won the WBSC World Cup in Thunder Bay, Ontario. "To put USA on your chest and hold the red, white and blue really high up, and to honor your country and flag like that it gives you such inspiration. The journey was capped off with a 17-2 thrashing of host Panama in the championship.As a result, the team automatically qualifies for next year's World Cup to be held in South Korea. "Ritchie is set to enter his seventh season as the head coach of his alma mater with the brand-new Fassnacht Clubhouse now open at the Tucker Field at Barcroft Park complex.