The Carolina Hitmen, a Huntersville team of 9-and-under baseball players, won the Nations Baseball Ultimate Super Regional by sweeping all five games in the tournament.

Players are (clockwise from top left) Grant Gais, Drake Maye, Peter Alperi, Christopher Perez, Jackson Maze, Ryan McCreary, Nathan Smith, Bradley Thomas, Victor Garrido, James Woods and Seth Christmas. Coaches (standing, clockwise from left) are Adam Stevens, Mike McCreary, Todd Maze, Kevin Gais and Stephen Alperi.