2012 16u WWBA East Memorial Day
SWFL16U defeated Orlando Scorpions 2015s 3-2 Monday morning by making the most oftheir seven hits. Donovan Petrey (2015, DeSoto HS, FL) used a line-drive swingto go 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored. He also flashed his base stealingability, swiping 2 bases.
SWFL 16's LHP Luke Spangler (2014, Cape Coral HS, FL) worked fast and attacked hitters with his 81-84 mph fastball, peaking at 86. He showed a feel for his upper-60s curve and threw both pitches from a high 3/4 arm angle.
Cade Kelley (2015,Durant HS, FL) went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for Orlando. Teammate Quentin Davis (2015, Boone HS, FL) went 1-for-3 with 2 stolen bases, arun and an RBI.
Orlando RHP Alex Carpenter (2015, Melbourne Central Catholic HS, FL) threw 80-84 mph with good arm-side run. He stayed tall on his backside and executed a smooth delivery with good hip rotation.
Brady Singer (2015, Tavares, FL) pitched all 7 innings for Chet Lemon's Juice 16u Black and allowed only one earned run off of 4 hits.Singer a top prospect threw a mixture of fastballs and curve balls to fool hitters. Singer had a good fastball with good command, which he used as his out pitch today. The velocity on his fastball was between 73-78 mph, and his curveball was also good with a 11/5 or 1/7 break. He also fielded his position well had showed off his solid pickoff move by picking off one runner.
On offense for ChetLemon's Juice Michael Koenig (2015, Eustis, FL) was 2-3 with a double. He showed a quick bat and fluid stroke which helped him to perform well today.
Bryan Morejon(2015, Mater Lakes Academy, FL) was the pitcher for Diamond Elite 16u going all6 innings giving up 3 earned runs and striking out 4 batters. Morejon worked well throwing fastballs and curve balls with his fastball ranging in speed from72-76 mph.
The Orlando Scorpions (2015s) defeated the Florida BaseballAcademy (16U) this afternoon at Terry Park by a score of 10-2 in 5 innings. TheScorpions scored 2 in the 1st, 3 in the 2nd, and 3 in the3rd en route to the 10-2 victory. Scorpion Jackson Lueck (2015, LakeBrantley HS, FL) went 2-3 with a double, 2 RBIs, and a run scored. Alex Skinner (2015, West Orange HS, FL) showedgood bat speed and a fluid stroke to go 1-3 with a triple, 2 RBIs, and a runscored. Another hitting star from the Scorpions was Brett Brubaker (2015, LakeMary HS, FL) who went 2-3, with 2 RBIs, and 2 runs scored.
On the mound for the Scorpions was Casey Sutherland (2015, LakeBrantley HS, FL) who showed good command in his 3 innings of work. He allowed 3hits, no earned runs, and struck out 4 while throwing 70% strikes to earn thevictory. David Morland (2015, West Orange HS, FL) threw the final 2 innings forthe Scorpions allowing just 2 hits and striking out 2.
FTB Royal (16U) pounded out 14 hits to lead to an 8-2 victory over Hit & Run Baseball (15U) Saturday afternoon at the Cape CoralSports Complex. FTB was lead by Jaleel Del Valle (2015, Gateway HS, FL) whowent 3-4 with 2 runs scored. FTB had 3 other players with 2 hits apieceincluding Roberto Gonzalez (2014, University HS, FL) who went 2-3 with 2 runsscored and an RBI. Gonzalez really stood out today and is a player to follow inthe class of 2014 as rated by Perfect Game. On the mound for FTB was LHP Micheal Zimmerman who worked 4 innings, allowing no hits, a run, and striking out 7.Zimmerman is a crafty lefty with an effortless arm action, and a fastball thatsat in the low 70s but reached 78. He and a reliever combined for 6 innings ofwork and allowed only 1 hit.
For Hit & Run Baseball (15U) Robbie Schembri (2015, EastLake HS, FL) went 1-2 with a single and scored a run. Logan Place (2015,Wiregrass Ranch HS, FL) and Jack Burke (2015 River Ridge HS, FL) each had 2stolen bases in the game.
Tampa Bay Warriors (16U) Black catcher Jesus Vega (2014,Hillborough HS, FL) went a perfect 3-3 at the plate and came up a homer shortof hitting for the cycle. Vega showed good bat speed and a fluid stroke while driving in four runs and scoring two in theWarriors big 10-2 victory over the Fort Myers Maroons Saturday Morning. The Warriors scored in every inning of the victory. Skyler Muilenburg (2014, Freedom HS, FL) went the distance on the mound for theWarriors allowing only 1 earned run and striking out 6.
For the Maroons Andrew Bretton (2012, Bishop Verot HS, FL)went 1-2 at the plate with a double and a run scored.
The Miami Mudcats (15U) defeated Florida Baseball Academy(16U) 5-4 Saturday Morning. With the game tied 4-4 in the bottom of the 6th,Micheal Perez (2016, Flanagan HS, FL) was hit by a pitch with one away to spark the rally for the Mudcats, and afterloading the bases, Perez came around to score on a passed ball.
The Mudcats were leadby Andrew Epstein (2016, Flanagan HS, FL) who pitched 3 innings of 2 hit reliefto get the win. Epstein used a fastball that reach 70 mph and a sharp curve tostrikeout 2 in his 3 innings of work. At the plate for the Mudcats, leadoff manAlex Monge (2015, Pembroke Pines Charter, FL) went 0-1, but showed a patientapproach by drawing 2 walks and scoring a run.