Teen is MVP of women’s tourney – Leads team to American Women’s Baseball Federation national championship – By Greg Eckerle – Monday, October 12, 2009 – courierpress.com

Teen is MVP of women’s tourney – Leads team to American Women’s Baseball Federation national championship – By Greg Eckerle – Monday, October 12, 2009 – courierpress.com

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. — At 5-foot-2 and 115 pounds, 16-year-old Marti Sementelli was the youngest and smallest of the five-time defending champion New England Red Sox trying to win another title Monday at the American Women’s Baseball Federation national tournament.

But she cut an imposing veteran presence on the mound, as she hurled the Red Sox to their sixth straight championship, a 2-1 squeaker over the Washington, D.C., Thunder, and was named tourney MVP.

Such achievements aren’t new to Sementelli — her pitching exploits, against either boys or the world’s best women players, have landed her on the “CBS Evening News,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” a Nike TV commercial and in a New York Times article…

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