The Rochester Cougars Elite 12U team went 6-0 and took home the 2016 Homerun Baseball Summer CUSE Classic Championship. The Cougars defeated teams from across New York state, including the Victory Bulldogs (Watertown) in the semifinals and the Syracuse Jr. Sky Chiefs in the championship game.
During Sunday’s quarterfinal game against Team PAC (Rochester), James Capellupo hit a 2-run walkoff homerun to win the game and advance to the next round. The semifinal game witnessed strong hitting and defense from the entire team, with impressive pitching from Braden Consaul and Nick Provenzano. In the championship game, the Cougars defeated the Sky Chiefs 11-1 and was a terrific all-around team effort led by pitcher Keeghan Cummings.