State Championships: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006
Top 5 National Rankings: 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014 - National Champions: 2007



Americus Thunder 16 and Under
2001 Schedule/Recaps Page

Team Roster (In Jersey # Order)


  • Josh Cripe
  • Matt Blankenship
  • Steven Tondee
  • Derrick Pitts
  • Ross Davis
  • Wes Duke
  • Rob Jones
  • Keith Tatum
  • Zac Jennings
  • Casey Spence
  • Franklin Harris
  • Bradley Winn
  • Ryan White
  • Lee Hughes
  • Jon Gardner
  • Head Coach: Chan Short
  • Assistant Coach: Jonathan Crumbliss


2001 Schedule
DATE OPPONENT # GAMES TIME LOCATION
May 31 Albany Post 30 Jr. Team Two - Five Innings 6:30 p.m. Bell Stadium
June 5 Cuthbert Two - Five Innings 6:00 p.m. Cuthbert, Georgia
June 8 Cuthbert Two - Five Innings 6:00 p.m. Bell Stadium
June 9 Travelers Jr. Team Two - Seven Innings 1:00 p.m. Bell Stadium
June 11 Dooly County Two - Seven Innings 6:00 p.m. Bell Stadium
June 14 Macon County Mudcats One - Seven Innings 6:30 p.m. Montezuma, Georgia
June 18 Travelers Jr. Team Two - Seven Innings 6:00 p.m. Bell Stadium
June 21 Dooly County Two - Seven Innings 6:00 p.m. Vienna, Georgia
June 25 GRPA Senior Boys District Tournament Double Elimination TBA Bell Stadium


Recaps Section

May 31 - Albany Post 30 Jrs

The Thunder lost a doubleheader to the Post 30 Jr. team, 6-0 and 5-2.


June 9 - Americus Jr. Travelers

The Thunder split a doubleheader with the Jr. Travelers, winning 6-2 and losing 16-2.


June 15 - Dooly County

The Thunder defeated Dooly County in their matchup, but no score or details were made available.


June 29 - Lee County

The Thunder was defeated by Lee County, 16-0, in the first of a best of three series.


July 1 - Lee County

The Thunder's season came to a close with a 15-0 defeat in the second of a best of three series.