The best Under 19 softball players from around the world gathered in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to witness the 2018 Jr Men’s World Softball Championships between July 7 and 15. Japan would go 6-0 in the tournament’s round robin action. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Lukáš Hospodka smacks a two run double during the Czech Republic’s game against the team from Guatemala, the first of the tournament for both teams. The Czech Republic would go on to win 7-0. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Australian hitters came to the plate with purpose each and every at-bat, finishing the tournament with a .317 team average, second overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Team Australia would rack up 17 runs in a four inning bout with the team from South Africa. Over their nine games the Aussies would rack up 68 runs, finishing second in that category. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Fans from the host country turned out in force each and every game featuring Team Canada. The Canadian players didn’t disappoint; finished round robin action at 5-0 and on top of their division. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Team Canada’s Jordan Pomeroy slides to avoid being tagged on a bang-bang play at third during a game against the team from Guatemala. Canada would go on to win 7-0.  Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Dallas Kipfer hits a home run during Team Canada’s win over Guatemala. Kipfer would tie for second among Canada’s batting average leaders, earning .333 through the tournament. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 New Zealand’s Joshua Kelly threw four innings to earn the win and ultimately eliminate Team Canada during playoff action. New Zealand came into the Jr Men’s World Softball Championships ranked number one overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Issac Lefebvre hit a home run during Team Canada’s 5-2 loss to New Zealand. Through the tournament Lefebvre celebrated a birthday, tied for second on his team with a .333 average and proved to be a threat on base, earning five of Canada’s seven stolen bases. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Jeremy Waters provided one of two home runs for Team Australia during their win over Japan to earn the title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Team Australia’s Layton Reid smiles at his catcher following a brief exchange on his way to throwing a no-hitter. Australian pitching was stellar through the tournament; collectively, the team had an ERA of 1.00 with 20 walks and allowing opposing batters just one home run. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 Aussie’s storm the mound, celebrating their tournament win following a decisive 6-1 win over Japan, earning title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     
 The best Under 19 softball players from around the world gathered in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to witness the 2018 Jr Men’s World Softball Championships between July 7 and 15. Japan would go 6-0 in the tournament’s round robin action. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

The best Under 19 softball players from around the world gathered in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to witness the 2018 Jr Men’s World Softball Championships between July 7 and 15. Japan would go 6-0 in the tournament’s round robin action. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Lukáš Hospodka smacks a two run double during the Czech Republic’s game against the team from Guatemala, the first of the tournament for both teams. The Czech Republic would go on to win 7-0. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Lukáš Hospodka smacks a two run double during the Czech Republic’s game against the team from Guatemala, the first of the tournament for both teams. The Czech Republic would go on to win 7-0. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Australian hitters came to the plate with purpose each and every at-bat, finishing the tournament with a .317 team average, second overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Australian hitters came to the plate with purpose each and every at-bat, finishing the tournament with a .317 team average, second overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Team Australia would rack up 17 runs in a four inning bout with the team from South Africa. Over their nine games the Aussies would rack up 68 runs, finishing second in that category. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Team Australia would rack up 17 runs in a four inning bout with the team from South Africa. Over their nine games the Aussies would rack up 68 runs, finishing second in that category. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Fans from the host country turned out in force each and every game featuring Team Canada. The Canadian players didn’t disappoint; finished round robin action at 5-0 and on top of their division. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Fans from the host country turned out in force each and every game featuring Team Canada. The Canadian players didn’t disappoint; finished round robin action at 5-0 and on top of their division. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Team Canada’s Jordan Pomeroy slides to avoid being tagged on a bang-bang play at third during a game against the team from Guatemala. Canada would go on to win 7-0.  Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Team Canada’s Jordan Pomeroy slides to avoid being tagged on a bang-bang play at third during a game against the team from Guatemala. Canada would go on to win 7-0. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Dallas Kipfer hits a home run during Team Canada’s win over Guatemala. Kipfer would tie for second among Canada’s batting average leaders, earning .333 through the tournament. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Dallas Kipfer hits a home run during Team Canada’s win over Guatemala. Kipfer would tie for second among Canada’s batting average leaders, earning .333 through the tournament. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 New Zealand’s Joshua Kelly threw four innings to earn the win and ultimately eliminate Team Canada during playoff action. New Zealand came into the Jr Men’s World Softball Championships ranked number one overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

New Zealand’s Joshua Kelly threw four innings to earn the win and ultimately eliminate Team Canada during playoff action. New Zealand came into the Jr Men’s World Softball Championships ranked number one overall. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Issac Lefebvre hit a home run during Team Canada’s 5-2 loss to New Zealand. Through the tournament Lefebvre celebrated a birthday, tied for second on his team with a .333 average and proved to be a threat on base, earning five of Canada’s seven stolen bases. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Issac Lefebvre hit a home run during Team Canada’s 5-2 loss to New Zealand. Through the tournament Lefebvre celebrated a birthday, tied for second on his team with a .333 average and proved to be a threat on base, earning five of Canada’s seven stolen bases. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Jeremy Waters provided one of two home runs for Team Australia during their win over Japan to earn the title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Jeremy Waters provided one of two home runs for Team Australia during their win over Japan to earn the title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Team Australia’s Layton Reid smiles at his catcher following a brief exchange on his way to throwing a no-hitter. Australian pitching was stellar through the tournament; collectively, the team had an ERA of 1.00 with 20 walks and allowing opposing batters just one home run. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Team Australia’s Layton Reid smiles at his catcher following a brief exchange on his way to throwing a no-hitter. Australian pitching was stellar through the tournament; collectively, the team had an ERA of 1.00 with 20 walks and allowing opposing batters just one home run. Photo credit Bryan Eneas

 Aussie’s storm the mound, celebrating their tournament win following a decisive 6-1 win over Japan, earning title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas
       
     

Aussie’s storm the mound, celebrating their tournament win following a decisive 6-1 win over Japan, earning title of World Champions. Photo credit Bryan Eneas