AMF, based out of Wood RIver, earned the ASA Class D men's slow pitch state title on July 26 in Decatur.
AMF went 5-1 to win the title at Decatur's Rotary Park. There were 28 teams in Class D. They went undefeated into the championship game against Redrum and lost 14-13 in eight innings, setting up a winner-take-all situation in the double-elimination tournament. AMF recovered to pummel Redrum 18-8 in five innings to garner the championship.
Pitcher Keith Tillotson was named MVP, while catcher Derek Edwards, shortstop Vinny Steele and outfielders Matt Delaney and Brandon Keene were named to the all-tournament team.
They are competing in NSA Gold State on Aug. 8-9 in O'Fallon and have qualified for the ASA National Tournament over Labor Day weekend in Bloomington, Ind.
The team is coached by Randy Cherry Sr.