|Team Arkansas defeated Paveco Storm, New York 6-4 in the championship game of the NABF 15 & Under National Classic to take the coveted title. Team Arkansas won the 32 team tournament with a perfect 7-0 record.
The National Classic, hosted by the Mid-State Amateur Baseball Association was played on fields at White House High School, Gallatin High School, Beech High School, and Pope John Paul from July 20-25, featuring teams twelve states and a squad from Ontario, Canada.
Team Arkansas swept through pool play with wins over Capitol City Sluggers, IL (5-2), Forest, VA (3-2), and Franklin Roughriders (12-2). In the championship bracket, Team Arkansas then turned on the offensive firepower to knock off Bucs Baseball (12-1), Kentucky Kids (12-11), and Taconic NY Rangers (15-12) to reach the finals.