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2010 16U BCS Finals

 



Domenick dominant in Elite shut out victory >>
Gm # 153 | 7/24/2010 | 11:30 AM Team Georgia 16U vs. Orlando Scorpions 16U Black
Game 146: Long Island Storm - South Florida Elite (Black)

Domenick Mancini (RHP, Weston, FL 2012) pitched six very strong innings for the Elite in their 6-0 win over Long Island Storm in their first round play off game yesterday.  Mancini scattered four hits, and struck out five while allowing no runs.  The right hander hit 88 MPH on his fastball.

Robert MacNeal (Weston, FL 2011) and Cody Fulton (Davie, FL 2012) brought the production to the bottom of the Elite batting order.  MacNeal drove in two runs with a single in the second inning and Fulton drove in three with a two run single and a fielder's choice.


Scorpions move to quarters with strong offense >>
Game 153: Orlando Scorpions Black - Team Georgia

Connor Lien and Jonathan Sandfort led the offense for the Scorpions.  Lien started in right field and batted third.  He went 2-for-4 with a triple, run scored and two RBI for the game.  The first baseman Sandfort batted fifth and hit a two RBI single in the eigthy inning, an inning which doomed Team Georgia.  Orlando scored five times in the eighth, giving them a 7-2 lead, a lead which would prove large enough for the Scorpions who advanced to the quarter finals.

Justin Reichling (Suwanee, GA, 2012) went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI for Team Georgia in the loss.



Indians move to quarters on timely hitting >>
Gm # 151 | 7/24/2010 | 11:30 AM Indians Baseball vs. South Florida Elite Squad Red
Game 151: South Florida Elite (Red) - Indians Baseball

Indians Baseball had 8 hits yesterday against South Florida Elite (Red), and seven of those were involved in run scoring situations.  Center fielder Rex Ingerick (Venice, FL 2012) led off for the Indians and went 2-for-2 with a triple, run scored and an RBI to go with a stolen base, driving production at the top of the order.  He was followed by second baseman Colton Lightner (Venice, FL 2013), who went 1-for-2 with an RBI single in the fifth inning in the Indians 4-1 first round win over South Florida Elite.



Hurst pitches past Warriors, Elite to semis >>
Game 156: Tampa Bay Warriors - South Florida Elite (Black)

Hayden Hurst (RHP, Jacksonville, FL 2012) hurled a gem against the Tampa Bay Warriors in yesterday's quarter final matchup at the Red Sox 5-Plex.  Hurst went four innings, allowing just two hits and no runs.  He struck out two and walked three batters.  The blazing right hander hit 90 MPH on the fastball and threw a very hard, sharp slider.

Brandon Lopez (Miramar, FL) and Robert MacNeal (Weston, FL 2011) drove in a pair of runs a piece to lead the elite offense.  Lopez went 2-for-2, and MacNeal went 1-for-2 with a double.

Late Storm leads PR to walk off win >>
Gm # 157 | 7/24/2010 | 2:00 PM Storm P.R. 16 under vs. SWFL Yarddawgs 16U
Game: 157 SWFL YardDawgs - Storm P.R.

Storm P.R. was down 3-2 heading into the bottom of the sixth inning, which was to be the last due to the time limit, when they finally got the offensive lift they were waiting for all game.  Designated hitter Richard Gonzalez led off the inning with a clutch triple, setting the stage for a two run rally.  Two batters later, center fielder Kelvin Carrasquillo drove in the tying run with a triple of his own, sending the Storm faithful in a frenzy.  Alberto Carrasquillo then followed with a game winning, walk off single, sending Storm P.R. to the semi finals.

Storm P.R. needed five pitchers in the six inning game.  Carlos Correa closed the door and picked up the win in relief during the final two innings.  He didn't allow a run or a hit, while striking out three.


Roberson and Rivera go yard, PAL on to semis >>
Gm # 154 | 7/24/2010 | 2:00 PM Palm Beach PAL 16u vs. Indians Baseball
Game 154: Indians Baseball - Palm Beach PAL

Second baseman Brady Roberson (Royal Palm Beach, 2012) batted lead off for Palm Beach, and started the game with a solo homer, giving his team early momentum.  Roberson later hit a two run homer in the fourth inning, giving him three RBI on the day.

Third baseman Peter Rivera (Wellington, FL 2012) went 3-for-3 and had a solo homer of his own in the fourth inning, two batters after Roberson's two run shot, giving PAL a 9-2 lead.  Rivera also had a double and a single.

Robby Coman (Lake Worth, FL 2012) drove in three runs with a double and a single in the fifth inning.

Right hander Mike Murray (West Palm Beach, FL 2012) pitched a complete game (five innings) scattering five hits and allowing two runs.  He struck out two and walked one to pick up the win and lead his team to the semi finals, which will be played tommorow at City of Palms.


Top of the order powers Storm to quarter finals >>
Gm # 152 | 7/24/2010 | 11:30 AM Palm Beach PAL 16u vs. Cincinnati Spikes
Game 148: Frozen Ropes TX - Storm PR

Left fielder Jafet Ortiz and starting pitcher Edgardo Rivera batted at the top of the Storm order today in their 4-3 victory over Frozen Ropes Texas.  Ortiz led off the order and went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run.  Pitcher Edgardo Rivera went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI as well, powering the Storm to a win.

Edgardo Rivera started the game and pitched 5.1 innings for the win, scattering five hits and allowing three runs (one earned).  He walked four, hit one batter and struck out one.  Carlos Correa picked up the save in relief, going 1.2 innings of perfect baseball.

Right hander Michael Fasselman was the got the loss of the mound for Frozen Ropes Texas.  Fasselman pitched a very strong game.  He allowed four runs on six hits while striking out seven.



Palm Beach advances in pitcher's duel >>
Game 152: Cincinnati Spikes - Palm Beach PAL

Bryce Curry (LHP, South Dearborn, IN 2013), Trevor Malony (RHP, WPB, FL 2012) and Parker Danciu (LHP, Delray Beach, FL 2012) matched witts on the mound today in their first round playoff matchup at Terry Park Stadium.

Curry started the game for Cincinnati and went the distance for a six inning complete game.  Curry was the tough luck loser, but pitched a gem of a game.  He scattered four hits, allowed two runs and struck out five.  Curry walked six batters, three in the second inning in which he seemed to lose his rhythm momentarily, which led to the two Palm Beach runs.

Malony started the game for Palm Beach and lasted 4.1 innings, allowing just one run on two hits while striking out eight.  The right hander featured a four pitch arsenal, including an 87 MPH fastball.

Danciu came in to relieve Malony, and pitched 2.2 perfect innings to close out the game.  He struck out five batters and hit 89 MPH.  He also drove in one of Palm Beach's two runs with a sac fly in the second inning.


Pearce shuts out A's, SWFL on to quarter finals >>
Gm # 147 | 7/24/2010 | 11:30 AM South Oakland A's Green vs. SWFL Yarddawgs 16U
Gaem 147: SWFL YardDawgs - South Oakland A's Green

The SWFL YardDawgs are on to the quarter finals thanks to the pitching prowess of right hander Matt Pearce (Bonita Springs, FL 2012).  Pearce pitched a complete game (five innings) and showed no mercy on the A's offense, who fell victim to the eight run mercy rule.  Pearce allowed just two hits over his five inning gem.  He struck out two and walked just two as well.  He hit 85 MPH on his fastball and threw a solid breaking ball.

Pearce got plenty of offensive support.  Left fielder Danny Mumford (Punta Gorda, 2012) batted lead off and went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI.  Center fielder Chase Vogelbach (North Fort Myers, 2012) went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI as well from the third spot.  Second baseman Cole Ondrejka (North Fort Myers, 2013) went 3-for-3 with a double and two runs to go with a stolen base in his perfect day at the plate.

SWFL will play their quarter final matchup at 2 PM at George Brett field in Terry Park.
Ressmeyer Leads Braves To Victory >>
The Atlanta Baseball Academy Braves faced off against the Diamond Exposure on Saturday. This game would turn into a blow out fast. The Braves would put ten runs up on the board. They compiled thirteen hits an drew four walks. Six different players scored for the Braves, while seven of the nine starters reached base. The Braves would take the game 10-2. Leading the way offensively for the Braves was catcher Pierce Ressmeyer. Ressmeyer went 2-3, at the dish. He scored one run and hit two doubles. He drove in a game high three runs. Hayden Jones went 3-4 on the day. He scored two runs and drove in one. Jay Galloway also had a big day. Galloway went 2-3, with two runs and two RBI. He also walked once. Alex Conway got the win for the Braves. He threw a complete game for the Braves. He gave up two runs on just three hits. He struck out four and walked two.
Shambora tosses gem, Indians roll 6-1 >>
Gm # 139 | 7/24/2010 | 9:00 AM Indians Baseball vs. HIT DOCTOR DIAMONDS
Game 139: Hit Doctor Diamonds - Indians Baseball

Indians' right hander Shambora pitched a solid five innings off the mound against the Hit Doctor Diamonds today at Terry Park.  The righty allowed just one run while scattering five hits and striking out four.  He showed good control and walked just one batter.

Tyson Albert (RHP, Venice, FL 2013) came in and pitched the final two frames.  He didn't allow a hit or a run while striking out two.

First baseman Nick Longhi (Venice, FL 2013) drove in two runs with a single in the fifth inning.  He also stole a base.  Right fielder Brett Swikle (Venice, FL 2011) went 2-for-3 with two runs in the game.
Bonilla Ends Game On Walkoff >>
Gm # 132 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM South Florida Elite Squad Black vs. IBAHS Knights
Game number 132 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals featured the South Florida Elite and the IBAHS Knights. This was a game that would be decided at the very end. Heading into the seventh and final inning, The Knights were trailing 4-2. Leading off the top of the seventh, Rolon hit a single for the Knights. Perez would sacrifice Rolon over into scoreing position on a bunt. Miranda would then rip a single, putting runners on first and third. Pantojas would drill a double that would bring in the first run of the inning. It would be an Ortega ground ball to the right side that would score the tying run. In the bottom of the seventh, Puerta would lead off with a big double for the South Florida Elite. After two straight walks the bases were now loaded with no outs. Bonilla would drive in the winning run on a single, to give the Elite the win.
Warriors top Grays! >>
Gm # 133 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM New York Grays vs. Tampa Bay Warriors Red
The Tampa Bay Warriors used a balanced attack to top the NY Grays on Friday, July 23rd. The Warriors pounded out thirteen hits in the contest and plated nine runs. The Warriors scored at least a run in every inning but the second and cruised to the victory. Long and Witkowski led the way for the Warriors. Long went 3/4 with a stolen base, a run scored and an RBI. Witkowski went 3/3 with a stolen base, a run scored, and an RBI. Wilton earned the victory for the Warriors throwing a complete game while allowing three earned runs. Sanchez suffered the loss for the Grays.
Yarddawgs score 5 in seventh to tie SF Elite Red >>
South Florida Elite Squad Red - 5
SWFL Yarddawgs - 5

The Yarddawgs went into the bottom of the seventh down 5-0 but walked away with a tie.  Dawgs shortstop Brendon Sanger sparked the seventh-inning rally with a leadoff home run and Austin Garcia and Justin Pinto capped the rally with a two-run double and an RBI single respectively.  Garcia was 2-for-3 on the day.  Third baseman Reyes Ramon was also 2-for-3 on the day with a run and two doubles.  For the SF Elite Squad, left fielder Mark McGinnity went 3-3 with an RBI.
Gwinnett tops Scorpions! >>
Team Gwinnett Mizzuno topped the Orlando Scorpions Black 3-0 Friday, July 23rd. Team Gwinnett scored the only run that starting pitcher Troy Holoick would need in the first inning on an RBI double by Josh Schubert. Holoick was impressive in the game throwing seven innings while allowing no runs and scattering six base hits. He struck out eight and walked two in the complete game victory. His counterpart Carter Burns also threw well going 5.1 innings and giving up three earned runs. Burns struck out four and walked two while allowing six hits. Schubert finished the day 2/3 with an RBI.
Goe, Spikes dominate Jacksonville Warriors >>
Gm # 127 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Cincinnati Spikes vs. Jacksonville Warriors
Cincinnati Spikes - 11
Jacksonville Warriors - 0

The Spikes had no trouble against the Jacksonville Warriors this morning, taking the 11-0 victory.  The Spikes scattered all 12 of their hits over the first two innings while starting pitcher Aaron Goe took care of the Warriors bats, allowing just three hits and a walk to earn the win.  Second baseman Ryan Barrass went 2-for-2 with a double, a triple, and three RBIs to help lead the Spikes offense.  Left fielder David Lenhardt and third baseman Trevor Cunningham added two hits and two runs apiece.  For the Warriors, third baseman Khalil Searcy had two of the team's three hits.
Dulin Dodgers tie PSDS Yankees! >>
Gm # 129 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Dulin Dodgers 16u vs. PSDS Yankees 16u
The Dulin Dodgers rallied to score twice in the bottom of the seventh to force a tie with the PSDS Yankees Friday, July 23rd. Trailing 6-4 and with only three outs left to muster a comeback the Dodgers bats finally came to life. Hollenbach singled with one out in the inning, Allmon followed with a walk and the Overstreet singled to score Hollenbach. Garner grounded into a fielders choice leaving the Dodger's down to their final out before Overstreet scored the tying run. With a runner on second, Padget induced a game ending 4-3 groundout to perserve the tie.

The Yankees were lead by Wadell and Locke offensively. Wadell hit a solo bomb in the sixth inning while Locke collected two hits and three RBI for the Yankees.
Diaz weakens Storm, pitches shut out >>
Gm # 122 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Long Island Storm 16u vs. Storm P.R. 16 under
Game 122: Storm PR - Long Island Storm

Edwin Diaz (RHP, Naguabo, PR 2011) pitched a complete game (6 innings) shut out over Long Island Storm today at Terry Park Stadium.  Diaz scattered just four hits and struck out two in the game.  The contact pitcher walked three and hit two batters and hit 84 MPH on his fastball.

Catcher Richard Gonzalez batted in the third spot, and went 3-for-3 with two doubles, three runs and four RBI, leading the way for Storm P.R. in their 12-0 win.

Kelvin Carrasquillo (Cidra, PR 2013) went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the fifth spot.
Team Georgia edges Gators Baseball! >>
Gm # 130 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Team Georgia 16U vs. Gators Baseball - Conkle
Team Georgia slid by Gators baseball Friday morning 4-1. Team Georgia plated a run in the first, second and fourth innings and used a solid pitching performance from Stuart Wallace to record the victory. Wallace scattered six hits over six innings while allowing one earned run and striking out three. The right hander had excellant command and was unafraid to challenge hitters while changing speeds to keep them off balance. The Gators Dane Evans suffered the loss despite throwing six innings of three run ball.
Miller, Ropes put away storm 5-2 >>
Gm # 131 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM CBC Storm vs. Frozen Ropes Texas
Frozen Ropes Texas - 5
CBC Storm - 2

Three runs in the first would be all the Frozen Ropes needed as they walked away with a 5-2 victory over the CBC Storm in game #131.  Shortstop Daniel Cortines knocked in three runs on two hits and stole two bases.  Conner Counce and second baseman Aaron Rhodes added two hits apiece as well and combined for three runs scored.  On the mound, Andrew Miller was able to shut down the Storm bats, pitching a solid 6 1/3 innings for the win, allowing just two runs (one earned) on five hits.  The Storm offense was led by second baseman Patrick Rivera who went 2-for-3 with a run, a double, an RBI, and a stolen base.
Palm Beach Select tops Coral Springs Diamonds! >>
Gm # 126 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Palm Beach PAL 16u vs. Coral Springs Diamonds
The Palm Beach Select made easy work of the Coral Springs Diamonds on Friday, July 23rd topping the Diamonds 8-1. The Select scored four runs in the second, three runs in the third and a run in the fourth. Parker Dancui led the way going 2/3 with one run and three RBI while Victor Gonzalez went 2/2 with a run and two RBI. Brandon Rhodes earned the win allowing no earned runs over six innings while Alex Seibold struggled to the loss.
Bergen throws gem, Chillidogs roll >>
Gm # 123 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM Homeplate Chilidogs vs. Florida Bombers 16's
Game 123: Florida Bombers - Homeplate Chillidogs

Left hander Travis Bergen pitched a gem off the hill for the Homeplate Chillidogs today against the Florida Bombers at Terry Park.  Bergen went 6.1 innings, scattering five hits, allowing three runs (one earned) and striking out two.  Bergen walked one and hit one batter while showing excellent command.  The lefty hit 83 MPH on his fastball and showed an excellent curveball and solid changeup, keeping the Bomber offense off balance.

A's top Dawgs! >>
Gm # 124 | 7/23/2010 | 9:00 AM South Oakland A's Green vs. CV Scramble Dawgs
The South Oakland A's used a big inning to fly by the CV Scramble Dawgs 13-4 Friday, July 23rd. The A's scored eight runs in the bottom of the third inning to take a commanding 11-0 lead. The A's took advantage of four Dawg's errors in the inning coupled with three base hits to blow the game wide open. Dokey led the A's going 1/3 with two runs and two RBI while walking once and stealing an impressive four bases. The Dawgs were led by Sence, Cliatt, and Padron who all went 2/3 with a run scored. B. Schalk was credited with the win while Miller suffered the loss.
A's Green put up 15 on Bombers Blue for win >>
South Oakland A's Green - 15
Florida Bombers Blue - 8

An early 8-2 lead wasn't nearly enough for the Bombers Blue as the A's Green tied the game in the third and pulled away with seven more runs.  The A's third inning, six-run rally was capped by back-to-back homers by right fielder Brad Schalk and centerfielder/pitcher Shane Dokey.  Dokey was then hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the fourth inning to score the go-ahead run and shortstop Daniel Zuchowski followed with a bases-clearing double and would score on an error.  The A's added two more in the fifth, including a leadoff home run by Brett Sunde, to give them the 15-8 win.

Dokey also earned the win pitching the final 4 2/3 innings, allowing only one earned run on seven hits while striking out five.  The Bombers offense was led by Colin Zargham and Daniel Moser.  Zargham went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run while Moser went 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI, and a run.
Indians hold on for 3-2 win over Cincy Spikes >>
Gm # 112 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM Cincinnati Spikes vs. Indians Baseball
Indians Baseball - 3
Cincinnati Spikes - 2

Centerfielder Rex Ingerick led off the game with a solo home run for the Indians which they followed up with in the third inning with two more runs.  The three-run lead was enough run support for the Indians pitching as they went on to win 3-2.  Starter Dalton Guthrie earned the win for the Indians, pitching four scoreless innings, allowing four hits while striking out seven with his fastball hitting 85 mph.  Guthrie also went 1-for-3 with an RBI and first baseman Nick Longhi was 1-for-3 on the day as well with a walk and a run scored.  The Spikes offense was led by center fielder Ryan LeFevers and catcher David Lenhardt who each got two hits and a run.
Rivera, Church, power up Palm Beach >>
Gm # 100 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Palm Beach PAL 16u vs. South Oakland A's Grey
Game 100: South Oakland A's Grey - Palm Beach Pal

Peter Rivera (Wellington, FL 2012) and Ryan Church (Greenacres, FL 2011) powered Palm Beach PAL to a 10-2 victory against the South Oakland A's yesterday at Terry Park.

Rivera cracked a two run home run in the first inning to start the party of Palm Beach.  Rivera also had a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning, giving him three RBI on the day.

First baseman Ryan Church went 2-for-3 with a homer, double, two runs and two RBI to help push the offense.  At the bottom of the order in the eighth spot, left fielder Parker Danciu (Delray Beach, FL 2012) went 3-for-3 with three singles and two RBI.



Houston Heat pull out 5-2 win over Scramble Dawgs >>
Gm # 119 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM CV Scramble Dawgs vs. Houston Heat
Houston Heat - 5
CV Scramble Dawgs - 2

The Scramble Dawgs scored first but wouldn't score again after the first when Troyal Yosko came in to pitch and shut them down.  Troyal allowed just two hits and zero runs over six innings while hitting 81 with his fastball.  The Heat offense was led by third baseman Jaxton McNair's 3-for-4 day and DH Myles Widner's three RBIs and a run.  Scramble Dawgs left fielder Josh Spence helped lead his offense, going 2-for-2 with an RBI, a HBP, a stolen base, and a run.
Greeson pitches gem in win over Hardballers >>
Game 120: Florida Hardballers - Team Gwinett / Mizuno

Right handed starter Cory Greeson hurled a complete game (seven innings) gem against the Florida Hardballers yesterday at Terry Park Stadium.  Greeson scattered just eight hits, and allowed just one run while striking out 11 batters.  Greeson's command was very solid as he walked just three batters. 

First baseman Christian Stewart (Lawrenceville, GA 2012) went 2-for-3 with a triple, run scored and two RBI from the second spot in Mizuno's lineup.
Palm Beach Select crush GBC! >>
Gm # 115 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM Gators Baseball - Conkle vs. Palm Beach Select
The Palm Beach select had a powerful combination working Thursday, July 22nd in a 10-1 win over Gators Baseball. Palm Beach leadoff hitter, Patrick Walther, and three hole hitter, Troy Hoecker, seemed to have an agreement Thursday. You get on and I will drive you in. Walther reached base four times in the game and all four times Hoecker drove him in. Walther finished the game 4/4 with four runs scored, with a double and an RBI, while Hoecker finished the game 2/3, with four RBI and an stolen base. Winning pitcher Jack Granger did his part throwing six innings of one run ball while allowing five hits and striking out three. Tyler Bell suffered the loss for GBC.
Edwards, Garces and Droughon lead Elite to win >>
Gm # 111 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM South Florida Elite Squad Red vs. Palm Beach Stix
Game 111: Palm Beach Stix - South Florida Elite Red

Speedy center fielder Sly Edwards (Miami Lakes, FL 2012) went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and two RBI from the top of the order for The South Florida Elite.  Sly also stole a base in the game.

Edwards was followed in the lineup by left fielder Adrian Garces (Pembroke Pines, 2012), who went 1-for-2 with a two run homer in the first inning, which drove in Edwards.

First baseman Ryne Saxner (Plantation, FL 2012) brought production to the bottom of the order, going 2-for-2 with two doubles, two runs and a walk.

Tyler Droughon (LHP, Pembroke Pines, FL 2012) pitched a very strong complete game for the win.  Droughon pitched seven innings, allowing four runs while scattering six hits and striking out five.
Team Georgia dismantles Triple Threat! >>
Gm # 114 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM Team Georgia 16U vs. Triple Threat 16u
Team Georgia put on one of the most impressive displays of power in the tournament thus far downing Triple Threat 16-7 Thursday, July 22nd. Team Georgia scored early and often in the contest plating at least two runs in every inning of the game. Despite trailing 7-0 Triple Threat made an impressive comeback to knot the game at 7-7 heading into the bottom half of the third. However, Team Georgia exploded for nine runs over the next two frames, highlighted by a five run bottom of the third. Danny Bermudez and John Lamay were equally impressive. Bermudez went 3/4 with a run scored, a home run, and a whopping five RBI. Not to be out done by his teammate Lamay went 4/4 with three runs scored, a double and four RBI. Kevin Black earned the win for Team Georgia while Patrick Duester suffered the loss. Mitch Reeves led thriple threat offensively going 1/3 with a double and three RBI.
Yankees take down Diamond Exposure 11-4 >>
Gm # 117 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM PSDS Yankees 16u vs. Diamond Exposure
PSDS Yankees - 11
Diamond Exposure - 4

The PSDS Yankees put together 11 runs to take care of Diamond Exposure.  Center fielder John Locke went 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, a walk, an RBI, and two runs.  Shortstop Chris Wadell and EH Jimmy Shiver each knocked in two runs and catcher Drew Kelly went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and a run.  Lefty Conner Bishop, starting pitcher for the Yankees, threw four innings giving up four earned runs on seven hits while striking out four with his fastball topping out at 84 mph.

Diamond's offense was led by starting pitcher/shortstop Cody Mitchell and first baseman Case Pack.  Mitchell was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and Pack went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Braves clip Dodgers! >>
The ABA Braves pulled out an 11-6 victory against the Dulin Dodgers on Thursday, July 22nd . The Braves scored a run in five of the six innings including four in the fifth. The offense was led by Clay Thomas who went 3/4 with a run, and two doubles, while driving in one. However, the Dodgers refused to go down without a fight, plating four runs in the fifth to cut the deficit to 9-6. The Dodgers were led offensively by Zac Barber who went 2/3, with two RBI. Austin Dykes earned the win while Tommy Allmon suffered the loss.
HDD tops Warriors! >>
Gm # 113 | 7/22/2010 | 4:30 PM Jacksonville Warriors vs. HIT DOCTOR DIAMONDS
The Hit Doctor Diamonds jumped out to a commanding 7-0 lead and then hung on for a 7-5 victory Thursday, July 22nd. The Diamonds scored four runs in the third and three runs in the fourth. The scoring was capped by Andrew Fonte's two RBI single in the top of the fourth. However, the Warriors refused to roll over and die for the Diamond's. They rallied scoring a run in each of the next four ininings to cut the lead to 7-5. With the winning run at the plate Kevin Kweder induced back to back pop outs to the first baseman to wiggle out of a jam and secure the victory. James Faber earned the win while Tony Nazario suffered the loss. 
South FL Elite Black pull out close one vs Orlando >>
Gm # 102 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM South Florida Elite Squad Black vs. Team Orlando
South FL Elite Squad Black - 9
Team Orlando - 8

In a back-and-forth game with plenty of offense, it was the South Florida Elite Black who left with the win.  Team Orlando attacked early, scoring four in the first inning and three in the second, but the Elite fought back in the bottom half of the second, climbing to within one run to make the score 7-6.  Orlando brought in another run in the third to go up 8-6 going into the final innings.  The fourth would end up being the final inning and in the bottom half, the Elite rallied in three runs to win the game 9-8.

Four Elite Squad hitters drove in two runs apiece and center fielder Jose Gomez and right fielder Cody Fulton both also crossed the plate twice for runs.  For Team Orlando, Joey Sterling and Ben Deluzio chipped in for five hits, including two doubles, three RBIs, two runs, and a stolen base.
Long Island Storm put away DBat with huge fourth >>
Gm # 107 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Long Island Storm 16u vs. DBAT Mustangs/Robertson
Long Island Storm - 16
DBat Mustangs/Robertson - 5

With a 5-5 tie in the fourth inning, the Long Island Storm broke the game wide open with an 11-spot, and would hold on for the 16-5 win after five innings.  Mustangs pitching had trouble just getting an out in the fourth as every batter in the Storm lineup reached base before an out was ever made.  Every batter scored in the inning and shortstop Nick Disanza managed to score twice.  Disanza was 3-for-3 on the day with a double, a walk, two RBIs, a stolen base, and three runs.  Frailyn Paz added three hits of his own, including a double, four RBIs, and two runs.  Lefty pitcher Cameron Kitt picked up the win, throwing all five innings, giving up five earned on seven hits while striking out seven.

For the Mustangs offense, Colton Monk went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBIs.  Third baseman Colton Kalmus went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a stolen base, and a run.
Scorpions hold off FL Hardballers for 12-9 win >>
Orlando Scorpions Black - 12
Florida Hardballers - 9

The Scorpions led early with a four-run second inning to take the 4-0 lead, but the Hardballers matched their runs by the third inning to tie the game at five.  The Hardballers wouldn't be able to match the Scorpions six-run fifth inning and the Scorpions would go on to win 12-9.  First baseman Krider helped to lead the Scorpions offense, going 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, a walk, two RBIs, and two runs scored.  Catcher Mogg and EH Hahne also added two RBIs apiece and left fielder Hill was 3-for-3 on the day with a triple, an RBI, a stolen base, and three runs.  Relief pitcher Matthew Gourgeous picked up the win. 

Hardballers center fielder Jordan Austin went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, three RBIs, and two runs.  Third baseman Brooks Morgan added a 2-for-3 day with a walk and three runs.
Indians take care of Jacksonville Warriors, 7-1 >>
Gm # 95 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Indians Baseball vs. Jacksonville Warriors
Indians Baseball - 7
Jacksonville Warriors - 1

Indians pitcher Mike Knott had little trouble handling the Warriors, holding them to just one hit in the first five innings and four hits total.  Knott pitched all seven innings, only allowing one run.  Indians second baseman Colton Lightner helped lead the offense going 2-for-3 with two RBIs.  Knott also helped out offensively, getting a hit and scoring twice.  For the Warriors, second baseman Brett Poling was 2-for-2 on the day. 
Ropes defeat Select! >>
Gm # 105 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Lehigh Select vs. Frozen Ropes Texas
The Texas Frozen Ropes rallied from a 5-0 deficit for a come from behind 11-5 victory over the Lehigh Select Thursday, July 22nd. The Select jumped on the Ropes early scoring three in the first inning and two in the second to take a commanding 5-0 lead. However, the Ropes refused to die. The Ropes turned a 5-2 deficit entering the fifth into a 7-5 lead as they plated five runs in the inning. The Ropes were led offensively by Andrew Miller who went 2/3 with a run scored, a walk and an RBI. Cameron Sweeney earned the victory allowing three earned runs in seven innings while striking out six and walking two. Yeison Orozco suffered the loss allowing four earned runs over four innings of work.
Hit Doctor Diamonds handle Cincy Spikes 10-1 >>
Gm # 94 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM HIT DOCTOR DIAMONDS vs. Cincinnati Spikes
Hit Doctor Diamonds - 10
Cincinnati Spikes - 1

The Hit Doctor Diamonds broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the third inning and then pulled away with a big fourth capped by a grand slam by first baseman Collin O'Brien.  Diamonds lefty Kevin Kwedor then held off the Spikes in the fifth to get the win with the final score being 10-1.  Kwedor pitched all five innings, allowing just one earned run on two hits while striking out five.  O'Brien led the Diamonds offense, going 2-2 with a walk, a double, the fourth inning home run, and five RBIs.  Second baseman James Faber added a double, two walks, and two RBIs.
Storm top Warriors! >>
Gm # 106 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Storm P.R. 16 under vs. Tampa Bay Warriors Black
The Storm P.R. topped the Tampa Bay Warriors on Thursday, July 22nd 7-1. The Storm used a five run outburst in the second inning to jump out to a 5-0 lead. In the inning the Storm produced five hits including Kevin Rivera's go ahead RBI single. Winning pitcher Juan Ortiz did his part holding the Warriors to one earned run over five innings of work while strking out five and allowing six hits. Ortiz posessed good command while using his sweeping breaking ball to record punch outs. Bosnic suffered the loss for the Warriors.
Scorpions Black shut out FL Diamond Pro's Gold >>
Orlando Scorpions Black - 8
FL Diamond Pro's Gold - 0

Starting pitcher McClosky put up a great outing against the Diamond Pro's, holding them to just one hit over all five innings in the shutout.  The Scorpions offense was led by third baseman Krider who went 1-for-2 with a double, a walk, an RBI, and two runs.  Designated hitter Lien was also 1-for-2 and had a double, an RBI, and a run scored.  McClosky earned the win while Colin Walsh took the loss for the Diamond Pro's.
Connecticut Heat take win over Chilidogs >>
Gm # 108 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Homeplate Chilidogs vs. Connecticut Heat
Connecticut Heat - 10
Homeplate Chilidogs - 7

Everyone for the Connecticut Heat got involved in the offense against the Chilidogs in game #108 today.  The Heat scored four in the fourth to take the lead and they held on to it from there.  First baseman Bruno Blanchette and right fielder Luke Foster helped lead the Heat offense.  Blanchette hit two doubles, scored a run, and batted in three runs while Foster went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI.

The Chilidogs offense, which attempted to rally back in the seventh inning by scoring four, was led by third baseman Daniel Amos with a 3-for-4 day and Jake McCurry who went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, and a stolen base.
Olson dominates Grays in 10-0 win >>
Gm # 98 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM New York Grays vs. Gametime Academy
Game 98: Gametime Academy - New York Grays

Gametime Academy's right handed hurler Nick Olsen went the distance today against the New York Grays.  Olsen pitched seven innings of scoreless baseball.  He scattered just five hits, struck out four and walked three.  The righty pounded the zone with all four pitches in his aresenal, including an 81 MPH fastball, curve ball, slider and changeup.

Offensively, Tyler Homer went 3-for-4 with three RBI (all from singles) and two runs scored, leading his team. 
Vogelbach, Sanger lead Dawgs to 9-1 win >>
Gm # 110 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM SWFL Yarddawgs 16U vs. SF Huskies
Game 110: SF Huskies - SWF YardDawgs

Center fielder Chris Vogelbach (North Fort Myers, FL 2012) led the YardDawgs offense from the third spot in the lineup in their 9-1 win over the Huskies today.  Vogelbach went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and three RBI.  Third baseman Reyes Ramon (Fort Myers, FL 2013) followed with two RBI of his own.  Tanner Renegar came into the game in the fifth inning at the bottom of the order and drove in two runs with a single in the sixth. 

Brendon Sanger (RHP, Fort Myers, FL 2012) pitched a complete game gem off the mound for the YardDawgs.  Sanger allowed just one run on four hits while striking out three.  He did not walk a batter.  The smooth righty hit 84 MPH on the radar gun with a nice sharp curve to compliment it.
South FL Elite Black pull out close one vs Orlando >>
South FL Elite Squad Black - 9
Team Orlando - 8

In a back-and-forth game with plenty of offense, it was the South Florida Elite Black who left with the win.  Team Orlando attacked early, scoring four in the first inning and three in the second, but the Elite fought back in the bottom half of the second, climbing to within one run to make the score 7-6.  Orlando brought in another run in the third to go up 8-6 going into the final innings.  The fourth would end up being the final inning and in the bottom half, the Elite rallied in three runs to win the game 9-8.

Four Elite Squad hitters drove in two runs apiece and center fielder Jose Gomez and right fielder Cody Fulton both also crossed the plate twice for runs.  For Team Orlando, Joey Sterling and Ben Deluzio chipped in for five hits, including two doubles, three RBIs, two runs, and a stolen base.
Miller tosses complete game gem, wins 4-3 >>
Gm # 87 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Triple Threat 16u vs. Gators Baseball - Conkle
Game 87: Gators Baseball Conkle - Triple Threat

Clay Miller (RHP, Fort Worth, TX 2012) showed a strong, complete game outing off the hill for Gators Baseball against Triple Threat today at Terry Park.  Miller pitched seven innings, allowing three runs off six hits and striking out three.  Miller pitched to contact with good control and didn't walk a batter, but hit one batter in the game.  The 5'-10" righty lost his rhythm a bit in the third inning, in which he allowed all of his three runs, but the damage could have been worse, and from that point on he was lights out, bouncing back to allow just two hits the rest of the game.
Stix and Yarddawgs tie! >>
Gm # 96 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Palm Beach Stix vs. SWFL Yarddawgs 16U
The Palm Beach Stix and the SW FL Yarddawgs played to a 2-2 tie Thursday, July 22nd. Trailing 2-1 entering the top of the seventhing innng the Yarddawgs refused to be denied as they scrathced together the tying run. Gellinger plated the tying run after reaching on a pinch hit single. Sanger led the Yarddawgs offensively going 2/3 with a stolen base. Yarddawg pitcher Tanner Renegar threw seven innings of four hit ball while allowing two earned runs and striking our three. Not to be out done Stix pitcher Dupont also three seven innings and allowed one earned run and struck out 6. The Stix were led offensively by Jones who wen 1/2 with 2RBI.
Bats put on a show early as Stars top Storm 11-6 >>
Gm # 104 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM CBC Storm vs. Florida Stars 16u
Florida Stars - 11
CBC Storm - 6

The CBC Storm's offense showed up with a big first inning, but left early as well, getting only one hit after the first.  The Florida Stars overcame the big early deficit with an even bigger second inning as they scored nine to go on top 9-6, after which they wouldn't look back, going on to win 11-6. 

Cody Borup and Matt Rose of the Stars combined for five RBIs while Will Owens went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, and a run.  Rose was also the starting pitcher of the game for the Stars and although he gave up six runs in the first inning, he rebounded well, putting on only two baserunners over the next four innings and earning the win.  Right-handed pitcher Matt Borrington (2014 grad), with a fastball hitting 83 mph, closed out with two solid innings for the Stars, giving up one hit and one unearned run.
SF ELite pummel SF Huskies! >>
Gm # 97 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM SF Huskies vs. South Florida Elite Squad Red
The Southe Florida Elite Red wasted little to no time dismantling the South Florida Huskie 11-0 on Thursday, July 22nd. The Elite scored five times in the first inning, three times in the second, and three times in the third. The on slaught was highlighted by Adrian Garces two RBI triple. As great as the Elite hitting was all game their pitching was just as impressive. Starting pitcher Nick Lamberti allowed only three hits and no earned runs over five innings of work. He struck out five and walked one while facing only four batters over the minimum. Joe Silvani suffered the loss for the Huskies.
Bombers take the Edge 4-1 >>
Gm # 109 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Florida Bombers 16's vs. Mizuno Edge
Florida Bombers - 4
Mizuno Edge - 1

Bombers pitching had little trouble against the Edge bats, allowing just three hits and one run game #109.  Lefty Luke Spangler (2014 grad) pitched six innings and gave up the Edge's lone run while walking four and giving up three hits en route to the win.  Spangler also chipped in offensively with a hit and three stolen bases.  Fellow lefty Jake Molkentin pitched a perfect seventh inning for the Bombers to close out the game. 

The Bombers worked hard for the four runs they scored.  A Molkentin single was followed by a sacrifice and an RBI single by Eddie Santiago in the third inning.  Santiago then stole both bases to put himself into position to score on an error.  The fourth inning was similar as first baseman Eric Myskowski led off with a single and made his way to third with two steals, after which he would score on a sacrifice by Tyler Selesky.  Third baseman Tim Lynch then tripled and was able to score when the next batter grounded out, putting the score at 4-1, which would go on to be the final score.  Mizuno Edge pitcher John Silviano took the loss after allowing three earned runs on four hits over four innings pitched.
Hokanson and Helms one hit Pokers >>
Gm # 99 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM Tampa Bay Warriors Red vs. FL Pokers 16u Gray

Game 99: Florida Pokers Gray - Tampa Bay Warriors Red

The Florida Pokers' bats went silent today against the stellar pitching staff of The Tampa Bay Warriors.  Right hander Cameron Hokanson started the game for Tampa Bay and pitched four nearly perfect innings.  He allowed a single and hit a batter for his only blemishes.  He struck out seven batters and hit 87 MPH on the radar gun.  The right hander pitched ahead of the count, locating his fastball on the corners with ease.

Luke Helms came in from the left side of the rubber and shut down the Pokers in the final frame, striking out the side in the fifth inning of the shortened game.

The Warrior offense was clicking in their 10-0 win.  Catcher Jason Carmichael went 2-for-2 with a run annd an RBI to go with a stolen base from the eighth spot.  Left fielder Carson Webster hit a solo homer to left field in the fourth inning, padding the lead even further.

Diamond Pro's rally past Team Gwinnett! >>
It was a tale of two halves in the Diamond Pro's 12-10 victory over Team Gwinnett Thursday, July 22nd. Team Gwinnett exploded onto the scence scoring seven runs in the first inning and was leading 8-1 entering the fourth inning of game that appeared to have mercy rule written all over it. However, the Diamond Pro's refused to quit and rallied to score eleven runs in the last two frames for the victory. Despite three Gwinnett pitching changes the Diamond Pro's had locked in and were on fire offensively. Carlos Tapia led the way going 1/2 with two runs, a double and three RBI including a clutch two run double in the sixth. Andrew Laur suffered the loss for the Diamond Pro's while Joey Couture was the benefactor of some timely hitting and earned the win. Zach Nitzel paced Team Gwinnett offensively going 2/4 with a run, a double and three RBI.
Knights punish Banditos! >>
Gm # 103 | 7/22/2010 | 2:00 PM IBAHS Knights vs. Houston Banditos Houston
The IBASH displayed a show of offense in an 11-2 rout of the Houston Banditos Thursday, July 22nd. The Knights scored a run in every inning including three in the second and three in the fourth. The Knights were led offensively by Jonluis Castro who went 3/4 with two runs scored, a double and four RBI. Starting pitcher Alberto Arce did his part limiting the Banditos to two earned runs over five innings while striking out three and walking one. The Banditos struggled to find their rythm offensively until the fourth when they plated their first run. Riley Cooper suffered the loss despite allowing only two earned runs.
A's Green put away the Houston Heat 8-2 >>
Gm # 90 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Houston Heat vs. South Oakland A's Green
South Oakland A's Green - 8
Houston Heat - 2

The South Oakland A's Green led from start to finish as they scored three runs in the first inning and led the Heat 4-1 after two innings.  After a four-run sixth, the A's went on to win easily 8-2.  The A's offense was led by third baseman Connor Smith and shortstop Daniel Zuchowski.  Smith doubled twice, knocked in a run, and scored twice, while Zuchowski went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.  Center fielder Shane Dokey also went 2-for-3, getting a double, a stolen base, and two runs.  A's right-handed pitcher Berman went four strong allowing four hits and two runs.  Heat second baseman Taylor Hodges went 2-for-2 with a walk and and a run.
Scramble Dawgs squeak by Bombers Blue, 3-2 >>
Gm # 91 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Florida Bombers Blue 16's vs. CV Scramble Dawgs
CV Scramble Dawgs - 3
Florida Bombers Blue - 2

Game 91 featured solid pitching performances by both starting pitchers as Scramble Dawgs Cole Johnson and Bombers Blue Colin Zargham pitched complete games.  The Dawgs got on the board first, scoring left fielder Josh Spence on an error.  They added two more in the fourth to go up 3-0.  The Bombers rallied for two runs in the fifth but that was all they would get as Johnson shut them down the rest of the way.  Johnson gave up two earned runs on five hits and struck out eight en route to the win.  Zargham took the loss despite allowing just three hits and one earned run (plus two unearned runs) while striking out 11. 

Johnson also chipped in offensively, going 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a stolen base.  First baseman Parker Cliatt added two hits and a run.  For the Bombers, right fielder Brandon Valdez went 2-for-2 with a walk, a double, and a run.
Dwyer Leads Georgia To 8-3 Win >>
Gm # 86 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Palm Beach Select vs. Team Georgia 16U
Team Georgia faced off against Palm Beach Select in game number 86 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals. The game was played at the stadium at Terry Park. Team Georgia would take the game over Palm Beach, 8-3. Team Georgia was led by Jordan Dwyer who went 2-4 at the plate. Dwyer scored two runs and drove in three. He also legged out a triple in the seventh. Danny Bermudez was 2-3 on the day. He drove in two and also walked once.

John Lamay got the win on the mound for Team Georgia. Lamay threw 5 1/3 innings in the game. He gave up three runs, two of which were earned. He gave up six hits and walked one. He got a lot of ground ball outs in the game. Lamay did a nice job of keeping the ball low.
Diamond Exposure dumbfounds Dulin Dodgers >>
Gm # 88 | 7/22/2010 | 11:30 AM Diamond Exposure vs. Dulin Dodgers 16u
Diamond Exposure - 11
Dulin Dodgers - 4

The Dulin Dodgers came into Thursday's game with a record of 3-0, having allowed a total of only two runs over those three games.  The Diamond Exposure has had no luck and came into the game with a record of 0-3.  The records went out the window though, when Diamond Exposure scored their first two batters of the game to lead 2-0 after the first inning, sparked by a Blake Garrett (shortstop) leadoff triple and Cody Mitchell (second baseman) RBI double.

The Dodgers quickly tied the game back up in the second, but in the bottom half of the inning Diamond first baseman Case Pack drove in third baseman Ray Castillo with a double to retake the lead.  Diamond Exposure never looked back after scoring three more in the third inning and topping it off with two more in the fifth and three in the sixth before walking away with the 11-4 win.  Leading the Exposure offense were Mitchell and Ty Harwell with two hits each.  Mitchell doubled twice with an RBI and three runs while Harwell had a double, a walk, an RBI, and two runs scored.  Exposure starting pitcher Seth Evans earned the win, holding the Dodgers to four runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched.
CS Diamonds top A's Grey 4-3 >>
Coral Springs Diamonds - 4
South Oakland A's Grey - 3

The Coral Springs Diamonds and the South Oakland Grey A's made for a close game decided in the final inning.  The Diamonds scored in the third and fifth innings for a 3-0 lead. The A's woke up in the sixth though and rallied together three runs to tie the game.  Diamonds first baseman Kyle Wagner started off the seventh inning with a single and was replaced on the basepaths by Sean Gallagher who made his way to third base before scoring on a sacrifice fly courtesy of shortstop Stephen Kerr.  The A's threatened in the bottom of the seventh but Diamonds pitcher Casey Kopec kept them from scoring to get his team the win.  Diamonds starting pitcher Billy Atkins pitched 5 1/3, allowing just two hits and one earned run.  Kerr had a hit, a walk, and two RBIs on the day while Wagner was 2-for-3 with a double and two runs.
Heat edge Bombers! >>
Gm # 81 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Connecticut Heat vs. Florida Bombers 16's
The Connecticut Heat used a solid pitching performance and translated into a 5-1 victory over the Florida Bombers on Thursday, July 22nd. The Bombers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second before the Heat answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning high lighted by Luke Foster's solo home run. The Heat added insurance runs in the third and fifth innings and rode a solid outing from starting pitcher Luke Foster for the win. Foster threw a complete game while allowing one earned run and and striking out six. Bruno Blanchette led the heat going 1/2 with a run, a walk, a home run and two RBI. Tyler Selesky suffered the loss for the Bombers
ABA Braves edge out the PSDS Yankees 4-2 >>
Atl Baseball Academy Braves - 4
PSDS Yankees - 2

The ABA Braves leadoff batter and second baseman Hayden Jones doubled in the first inning and then scored on an error to give the Braves the early lead over the PSDS Yankees.  Thanks to Yankees errors and a walk, the Braves were able to plate two more runs in the second to lead 3-0.  The Yankees made a game of it though in the fourth inning, scoring two on a two-run homer by the pitcher Chris Wadell.  The Braves came up and scored another run in the bottom of the fourth, though, and Braves pitcher Will Watson held the Yankees to just those two runs for the win.  Watson pitched all seven innings, allowing only three hits and two earned runs.  For the Braves offense, Jones accounted for two of his team's three hits, going 2-for-3 with the first-inning double, an RBI, and a run.
Romero Throws Complete Game In Win >>
Gm # 85 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Gametime Academy vs. Tampa Bay Warriors Red
Game number 85 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals, was between the Gametime Academy and the Tampa Bay Warriors. The game was played at the auxillary field at City of the Palms Park. The Tampa Bay Warriors were the away team, so they came up to the plate first. The Warriors would go down one, two, three to start. In the second inning the Warriors would score three runs on just one hit. Gametime Academy walked two batters and commited two errors in the inning. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Gametime Academy would get there first and only run. A Marcus Ramos single would drive in the run. The Warriors would get one more in the seventh inning. It was a Carmacheal single that brought in Helms. In the end, it was Romero who would be the star of the game. This right hander started on the hill for the Warriors. That is exactly where he would finish. Romero would pitch a complete game. He allowed one run on just five hits. He struck out three batters, and walked three.
Storm tops 'Stangs! >>
Gm # 79 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM DBAT Mustangs/Robertson vs. Storm P.R. 16 under
The P.R. Storm used a balanced attack to defeat the D-Bat Mustangs 7-2 on Thursday, July 22nd. The Storm fell behind early 1-0 before rallying to score three in the third, one in the fourth, and three in the fifth for the victory. The balanced Storm attack was led by Kevin Carraquillo who went 1/3, with a double and two RBI on the day. Stefan Guilbe did his part holding the 'Stangs to one unearned run over five innings of work while allowing two hits and striking out six. Matt Gottsacker led the 'Stangs attack going 1/3 with a run scored and a double. Thomas Perry was dealt the defeat.
New York Grays hold on for 5-2 win over FL Pokers >>
Gm # 84 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM FL Pokers 16u Gray vs. New York Grays
New York Grays - 5
Florida Pokers - 2

The New York Grays and pitcher John Pena stomped a rally by the Pokers in the seventh to go on to earn the victory.  The Grays plated runs in both the second and fourth innings and capped their day off with a three-run seventh.  The Pokers picked up two in the bottom of the seventh but that was all.  Pena threw all seven innings and allowed two earned runs on five hits while striking out 11.  New York shortstop Jose Caus had a 3-for-4 day with a double and an RBI while teammate and center fielder Michael Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with two runs.
KING of the hill: King pitches Storm to 8-2 win >>
Game 78: Long Island Storm - Tampa Bay Warriors (Black)

Austin King (LHP, Canyon, TX 2012) started the game on the mound for The Long Island Storm and pitched five strong innings, allowing two runs on five hits to pick up the win.  He struck out eight batters, walked two and hit one batter.  The projectable, finess lefty hit 83 MPH on his fastball and threw a tight slider and solid curve.

James English (Smithtown, NY 2012) and Jordan Leopold (Merrick, NY 2012) brought some production to the bottom of the Storm order.  Leopold started in left field and went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI to go with two stolen bases.  English batted eighth as the extra hitter and went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI as well as a stolen base.
Chillidawgs top Edge! >>
Gm # 80 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Mizuno Edge vs. Homeplate Chilidogs
In a game not lacking offensive fire power the Homeplate Chillidawgs slid by the Mizunno Edge 11-8 Thursday, July 22nd. The Chillidawgs wasted no time displaying their offensive weapons plating six runs in the first inning on the strength of seven base hits. The inning was highlighted by Tyler Bowers RBI double. The Edge, however, refused to go quitely rallying back to take a 7-6 lead after a four run second inning that was highlighted by back to back to back RBI singles. The Chillidawgs responded by plating three in the fourth and two in the six to secure the victory. The Chillidawgs were led offensively by Daniel Amos who went 2/2, with two runs scored and three RBI. Ian Ifrin suffered the loss for the Edge while Spencer Sheheaul. Lewis Brunson led the Edge attack going for 2/4 with three runs scored, a double, a triple and two RBI. 
Team Orlando can't fend off the Knights, fall 8-5 >>
Gm # 75 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Team Orlando vs. IBAHS Knights
IBAHS Knights - 8
Team Orlando - 5

The Knights held a two-run lead early but Team Orlando took a 3-2 lead in the third thanks to a two-run single by left fielder Greg Kalogridis.  After the Knights tied it up in the top of the fourth, Team Orlando immediately retook the lead 5-3.  The sixth and final inning was the downfall for Team Orlando, however.  The Knights rallied for five runs sparked by a two-run double by center fielder Bengie Miranda.  The starting pitcher Malcolm Diaz held off Orlando in the bottom of the sixth to earn the win.  Diaz allowed five earned runs on five hits.  The Knights offense was led by second baseman Janluis Castro who was 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI, and a run.  Shortstop Joshua Ortega added two hits and an RBI as well.
CBC slugs Lehigh! >>
Gm # 76 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Lehigh Select vs. CBC Storm
The CBC put on the most impressive display of offense seen so far this tournament in a 22-1 drubbing of Lehigh Select Thursday, July 22nd. CBC scored in every inning but one Thursday and tallied a video game esque fourteen runs in the top of the six. In the inning the Storm sent eighteen men to the plate and collected nine runs, five walks and eleven RBI. The slaughter was capped by Kennan Stanley's three RBI triple. Stanley aslo earned the pitching victory going six innings while allowing one earned run on for hits while striking out three and walking two. Jorge Pantahora suffered the loss for Lehigh.
South FL Elite Black handle Banditos 11-3 >>
South Florida Elite Squad Black - 11
Houston Banditos Houston - 3

The South Florida Elite scattered 15 hits to score 11 runs on the Houston Banditos and win the game 11-3.  The game was close until the fourth inning when the Elite turned a 3-2 deficit into an 8-3 lead.  A leadoff triple by Nick Travieso kicked off the inning, and two errors and four straight hits made for a six-run inning.  Right fielder Cody Fulton and catcher Robert Macneal helped lead the Elite Squad offense, each with two hits, an RBI, and two runs.  Second baseman Steven Relnek and third baseman Michael Klement both added two RBIs as well.  Right-handed pitcher Ben Katz earned the win, giving up two earned runs over 4 2/3 innings.
Florida Stars put up 8 in shutout of Frozen Ropes >>
Gm # 77 | 7/22/2010 | 9:00 AM Florida Stars 16u vs. Frozen Ropes Texas
Florida Stars - 8
Frozen Ropes Texas - 0

Florida Stars pitcher AJ Mussler put away the Frozen Ropes for all five innings, allowing just five hits and no runs en route to the win.  The Stars scored seven runs over the third and fourth innings to end the game.  Catcher Walker Haymaker brought in four runs in his two-for-three day that included a double, a triple, and a run.  Jacob Wright and left fielder Cody Borup also had two hits each as well as an RBI and two runs.
Coral Springs Diamonds whips GTA! >>
Gm # 68 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Coral Springs Diamonds vs. Gametime Academy
The Coral Spings Diamonds rode a hot offense to an easy 11-0 win Wednesday, July 21st. The Diamond's offense was jump started by a lead off triple by Kevin Fagan and never looked back. After plating one run in the first inning the Diamonds exploded for a whopping eights runs in the second to blow a close game wide open. The inning was highlighted Colton Ward's 2RBI single. Four Diamond's pitchers combined for a 2 hitter allowing no runs and strking out three and walking three in five innings. David Kesting suffered the loss Game Time Academy. 
Greys edge Yankees >>
Gm # 60 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM New York Grays vs. PSDS Yankees 16u
In a pitching dominated matchup the New York Greys edged the PSDS Yankees 2-1 on Wedensday, July 21. B.McDonald led the way for the Greys throwing six innings of one run ball while allowing seven hits and striking out seven. McDonald topped out in the low 80's with excellant command all game long. The Greys used an assortment of pitchers that combined to allow only two runs on four hits while striking out five. The Greys scored the walk off run on the bottom of the seventh on a McDonald run. 
Offense a plenty in game 64, Yarddawgs win 17-9 >>
Gm # 64 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM SWFL Yarddawgs 16U vs. FL Pokers 16u Gray
SWFL Yarddawgs - 17
FL Pokers Grey - 9

Nine runs were not nearly enough for the Pokers Grey Wednesday afternoon as they tried valiently to overcome an early 12-2 deficit against the Yarddawgs.  The Dawgs smashed four balls over the fence as part of their 15-hit barrage of the Pokers.  Shortstop Brandon Sanger, left fielder Danny Munford, and second baseman Christian Arroyo all had solo home runs before third baseman Austin Garcia capped the game in the sixth inning with a two-run shot.  Sanger and Munford both had 3-for-4 days with three runs scored apiece.  Center fielder Chase Vogelbach was also 3-for-4 and had a double, a triple, three RBIs, and two runs.  Garcia and right fielder Forrest Hunter each knocked in three runs as well.

On the Pokers side, left fielder Edwin Marquez had a 3-for-4 day with an RBI and two runs, and EH Brett Schneider was 2-for-2 with a double, an RBI and two runs.
Storm edge out Elite 7-6 >>
Game 67: Long Island Storm - South Florida Elite Squad (Red)

Storm shortstop Noah Shulman (Merrick, NY 2012) batted lead off and went 2-for-3 with a triple, two runs, a walk and a stolen base to set the pace at the top of the Storm order.

Third baseman Nick Disanza (West Babylon, NY 2011) batted third and went 1-for-3 with a run and RBI.

CJ Chatham (Davie, FL 2013) went 2-for-3 with a triple, run scored and two RBI to lead The Elite Squad.
Frozen Ropes get past Connecticut Heat 6-1 >>
Gm # 65 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Frozen Ropes Texas vs. Connecticut Heat
Frozen Ropes Texas - 6
Connecticut Heat - 1

The Frozen Ropes went one-two-three through each of the first three innings in what looked like a good pitching duel.  When the fourth inning came, however, the Ropes got back to back doubles from shortstop Andrew Miller and first baseman Conner Counce.  An error later in the inning plated Counce to give the Ropes the 2-0 lead.  The Ropes then led off their half of the fifth with three straight singles, with all three hitters scoring to give them a 5-1 lead.  After scoring one more in the sixth, the Ropes, and starting pitcher Will Cooper, walked away with the win.  Cooper pitched six innings allowing six hits and an earned run while striking out nine.  Miller went 2-for-3 on the day for the Ropes with a double, an RBI, and a run.  Second baseman Blake Liss also went 2-for-3 and had a stolen base.

The Connecticut Heat were led in offense by DH Bruno Blanchette and left fielder Avery Barlow.  Blanchette was 2-for-3 with a double and Barlow was 1-3 with a stolen base and a run.


Miller, Cliatt Lead Dawgs To Win >>
Gm # 70 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM DBAT Mustangs/Robertson vs. CV Scramble Dawgs
The CV Scramble Dawgs and the DBAT Mustangs met on Wednesday. This game would not lack in offense. The Scramble Dawgs would score 16 runs on 17 hits. They also drew eight walks in the game. Christian Miller was 2-6 for the Dawgs. He drove in three runs in the game. Parker Cliatt went 3-3, with two runs and one double. He also drove in three runs and walked twice. Anthony Padron went 3-4, with a double. He drove in two runs in the game. Cole Johnson was 3-5, with one run and two RBI. Hank Baker went 2-4, with three runs. He drove in two in the game. Jonathan Hamby got the win for the Dawgs. He pitched the final three innings of the game. He gave up one run on five hits. Hamby struck out two and walked one.
Stars quench Heat! >>
Gm # 66 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Houston Heat vs. Florida Stars 16u
The Flordia Stars cooled off the Houston Heat on Wednesday, July 21st 8-1. The Stars used both a potent offense and an effecitve pitching performance to cruise to the victory. Tied 0-0 heading to the second the Stars errupted for a four run second inning highlighted by a three RBI triple from Cody Borup. Borup ended the day with four RBI. Star's starting pitcher Matt Rose was efficent and effective through 3.2 innings facing two hitters over the minimum while allowing one earned run and strking out five. Cody Hamilton suffered the loss for the Heat.
Mizuno Edge overcome 10-1 deficit to tie Gators >>
Gm # 55 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Gators Baseball - Conkle vs. Mizuno Edge
Mizuno Edge - 13
Gators Baseball Conkle - 13

Gators Baseball pulled away early with a 10-1 lead after two innings, but the Mizuno Edge chipped away at the lead over the next few innings.  By the time the Edge were done batting in the seventh, they held a 13-10 lead.  The Gators wouldn't accept a loss after losing that big of a lead but they would have to settle for a tie as they scored three in the bottom of the seventh to walk away with the 13-13 tie.

Gators EH Clark Martin helped lead their offense by going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and a run.  Shortstop Daniel Steinbrenner and catcher Dane Evans also knocked in three runs in addition to each having a double and a walk.  Leading the Edge's offense, third baseman Jon Silviano and second baseman Ian Tfirn hit four RBIs apiece.  Silviano went 3-for-5  with two doubles and three runs scored as well.  Center fielder Lewis Brinson also went 3-for-5 with a triple, an RBI, and two runs scored.  First baseman Alan Sharkey went 2-for-3 with a walk, a HBP, a stolen base, and four runs, scoring every time he got on base.  Sharkey also pitched three perfect innings of relief.
Cincinnati rolls over Exposure 10-3 >>
Gm # 69 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Cincinnati Spikes vs. Diamond Exposure
Game 69: Diamond Exposure - Cincinnati Spikes

The Cincinnati Spikes picked up ten runs in their 10-3 victory over Diamond Exposure yesterday at Red Sox 5-Plex.  Catcher David Lenhardt (2011, Cincinnati, OH) went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI to lead his offense. 

Matt Blankenship (LHP Cincinnati, OH 2012) picked up the win in relief for The Spikes.  Blankenship pitched 3.2 innings, allowing just one hit and no runs.  He struck out three and walked two batters.
A's Green take care of Storm P.R. 7-1 >>
Gm # 71 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM South Oakland A's Green vs. Storm P.R. 16 under
South Oakland A's Green - 7
Storm P.R. - 1

The A's Green put up three runs in the first and held on easily for the 7-1 victory over the Storm P.R.  Center fielder Shane Dokey (2012) and shortstop Daniel Zuchowski (2011) had 2-for-2 performances and combined for five runs.  Dokey also had two walks and a stolen base.  Second baseman Jared Doss (2011) knocked in two runs in addition to a walk, a sacrifice, a stolen base, and a run. 

Jeff Schalk (2011) earned the win for the A's, pitching all seven innings while allowing only one earned run on eight hits with his fastball hitting 84.  Alberto Carrasquillo (2013), with a fastball topping out at 80, took the loss for the Storm, allowing two earned runs on five hits over three innings.  Leading the Storm's offense, center fielder Jafet Ortiz went 2-3 with a run and shortstop Carlos Correa (2012) was 1-3 with an RBI. 
Labuz hurls gem, Team Mizuno rolls 9-2 >>
Gm # 62 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Team Gwinnett / Mizuno vs. Palm Beach Select
Game 62: Palm Beach Select - Mizuno/Gwinnett

Avery Labuz (RHP, Buford, GA 2012) pitched a complete game (7 innings) gem against Palm Beach Select today at Terry Park Stadium.  Labuz allowed just two runs on seven hits in the game.  He walked just one batter.  The efficient right hander threw a lot of strikes and let his defense do the work behind him in his seven inning gem.

Labuz got plenty of run support.  Right fielder Austin Meyer (Bethlehem, GA 2011) went 2-for-3 with a run and three RBI in the game.  He was also 2-3 in stolen base attempts.  Center fielder Chase Hulsey (Flowery Branch, GA 2012) went 3-for-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBI.
Team Georgia erases Bombers Blue. >>
Gm # 73 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Team Georgia 16U vs. Florida Bombers Blue 16's
Team Georgia turned what looked like a competitive game into a absolute slaughter in an 18-3 mercy rule victory over Fl Bombers Blue on Wednesday, July 21st. Trailing 2-0 after the first inning, Team Georgia decided to unleash the bats, scoring eighteen runs over the next two and two thirds innings. Four Georgia players finished with 2 RBI's or more and another five contributed at least one including 6'3", 205 lb Justin Reickling, Rieckling finished 2/3 with two runs and a stolen base. Team Georgia also showed off their wheels stealing an impressive seven bases. Kevin Black garnered the win while Brandon Valdez took the loss.
SF Huskies batter Lehigh Select 12-3 >>
Gm # 72 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Lehigh Select vs. SF Huskies
SF Huskies - 12
Lehigh Select - 3

The SF Huskies put together 12 runs over the first four innings for an easy victory over Lehigh.  Center fielder Silvani, first baseman Levine, and EH House combined for 7 RBIs for the Huskies.  Levine was 2-2 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored in addition to his two RBIs.  Left fielder Boyce also had a double and scored twice.  Lefty pitcher Ortiz earned the win for Huskies after allowing just one earned run on four hits over four innings pitched.  For Lehigh, catcher Estevez and left fielder Gallager both had 2-3 days.
Offense clicks, Kacer shuts down Orlando 10-1 >>
Gm # 63 | 7/21/2010 | 4:30 PM Team Orlando vs. Florida Bombers 16's
Game 63: Florida Bombers - Team Orlando

Brandon Kacer (LHP, Miami, FL 2012) started on the mound for Florida Bombers and finished it as well.  Kacer pitched five innings for the complete game, allowing just one run on five hits and striking out seven batters.  The lefty pounded the strike zone and didn't walk a batter while hitting just one.

Kacer also batted ninth in the Bomber's lineup and went 2-for-3 with a run and three RBI.  Cain Spangler (2012, Cape Coral, FL) batted lead off and played shortstop.  Spangler went 2-for-4 with three RBI to lead The Bomber attack.
Hemberger, Wilson Lead Spikes To Win >>
Gm # 41 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Gametime Academy vs. Cincinnati Spikes
The Cincinnati Spikes and Gametime Academy met in game number 41 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals. Cincinnati Spikes would take this game 6-4, on the shoulders of Brandon Hemberger and Paul Wilson. Wilson and Hemberger had identical stats on the day. Both went 1-2, with two runs batted in on the day. Hemberger batted seventh in the order and Wilson batted eighth. The Spikes received great production from the bottom of the lineup.

Bryce Curry got the win for the Cincinnati Spikes. Curry threw six innings, and gave up four runs. He allowed five hits and struck out four. He also walked four. Paul Wilson came in and closed out the game in the seventh. Wilson gave up one hit in the final inning. Not allowing a run, he stuck out two. Wilson got the save in the game.
Knights strike Diamond Pro's! >>
Gm # 51 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Florida Diamond Pros 16U Black vs. IBAHS Knights
The IBASH Knights put on an offensive display out slugging the FL Diamond Pro's Black 14-9 Wednesday, July 21st. The Knights wasted no time plating the first six men they sent to bat. Total, the Knigths scored eight times in the first inning recording three hits, two of which were home runs, and four walks. The offensive clinic was led by Bengie Miranda who went 2/2 with two home runs and two RBI. Not to be out done Josh Ortegia went 2/4 with two bombs of his own. The Diamond Pro's rallied in fourth plating four runs on four base hits. The scoring was highlighted by Cerquozzi's 2 RBI single. Emanuel Rames earned the win while Bradham suffered the loss.
Orlando Scorpions hold off Banditos for 6-3 win >>
Orlando Scorpions Black - 6
Houston Banditos - 3

The Orlando Scorpions scattered seven hits over six innings to put up six runs on the Houston Banditos.  The Scorpions had an early 3-0 lead and the pitching staff had only a little trouble holding the lead from there.  Starting pitcher Galura threw gave up two earned runs on three hits over four innings.  Following an inning by Matt Gourgues, RHP Qualters added two hitless innings of relief to close out the game. 

The Scorpions scored three more runs over the fourth and fifth innings to secure the victory.  The offense was led in RBI by Krider with two while Mogg and Hahne both had 2-3 days.  Hahne also scored twice and had a triple.
Alvey hurls gem, Braves win 5-2 >>
Game 53: Hit Doctor Diamonds - Atlanta Baseball Academy Braves

Ty Alvey (RHP, Sharpsburg, GA 2012) pitched a complete game (7 innings) against the Hit Doctor Diamonds Wednesday at Terry Park.  Alvey allowed just two runs on six hits and struck out five.  He walked two and hit three batters.  The righty hit 86 MPH and let his defense do the work behind him and pitched to contact in his gem of a game.

Left fielder Austin Dykes (Moultrie, GA 2012) cracked a three run homer in the third inning to give the Braves a 5-2 lead, which would be enough for Alvey's strong pitching.


Elite edge Stars! >>
The SFL Elite Squad Red rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Florida Stars 6-2 on Wednesday, July 21st. The Elite trailing 2-1 entering the top of the fifth scored two times to take the lead in the frame and then tacked on three insurance runs in the six. The scoring was highlighted by fastest man challange winner Sly Edwards, Edwards finished the day going 2/2 with a triple, a walk, a stolen base and two RBI. M.Emigh did his part to keep the Elite in the game until the offense woke up holding the Stars to two runs over four innings while striking out two. Jones took the loss for the Stars.
Yarddawgs take bite out of Heat! >>
Gm # 49 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Connecticut Heat vs. SWFL Yarddawgs 16U
The SWFL Yarddawgs left their claw marks on the Connecticut Heat beating them 11-2 on Wednesday, July 21st. The Yarddawgs jumped out early, scoring a run on a Reyes Ramon RBI single. They exploded over the next three innings scoring a total of ten runs. Brandon Sanger led the way knocking in two while scoring three times himself. Austin Garcia did his part holding the Heat to one run over three innings of work. Garcia allowed three hits and stuck out five while walking two. Niko Zimmitti took the loss for the Heat.
Heintz Gets Win For Mustangs >>
Gm # 46 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Palm Beach Stix vs. DBAT Mustangs/Robertson
The PB Stix and the DBAT Mustangs faced off in game number 46 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals. The Mustang took the game with relative ease, winning 6-2. Cody Heintz got the win on the mound for the Mustangs. Heintz pitched six innings in todays seven inning game. He gave up two runs, one of which was earned, on just four hits. He would strike out four batters in the game. Heintz hit 83 on the gun. The Mustangs were lead offensively by Hayden Chapman. Chapman went 1-2, with one run and two RBI. He also was hit by a pitch. Travis Irba went 1-3, with one RBI. Hoyl, Gottisacker, Monk, Chapman, and Dixon would all score runs for the Mustangs.
Scorpions Black beat up Bombers Blue 11-3 >>
Scorpions Black - 11
Bombers Blue - 3

The Orlando Scorpions Black blew by the Florida Bombers Blue with an 11-3 victory.  Every Scorpion to go up to the plate either scored or batted in a run, led by first baseman Lien and DH Sanfort.  Lien batted 1-2 with two walks, an RBI, two stolen bases, and two runs scored while Sanfort went 3-4 with a home run and a stolen base.  The Bombers failed to catch any Scorpions on the basepaths as the Scorpions totaled nine stolen bases.  Starting pitcher McClellan earned the win for the Scorpions, throwing four innings and giving up just three hits and one earned run. Cody Ligomon took the loss for the Bombers.
CBC Storm blow by Scramble Dawgs early in 13-5 win >>
Gm # 34 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM CV Scramble Dawgs vs. CBC Storm
CBC Storm - 13
CV Scramble Dawgs - 5

After a nine-run first inning, the CBC Storm didn't look back as they went on to a 13-5 victory over the CV Scramble Dawgs.  Center fielder Jake Jacob scored three times as he went 1-2 on the day with two walks. Second baseman Ben Greenway and left fielder Jonathan Sherman batted in two runs each.  Greenway also scored twice. Storm starting pitcher Sean Doyle earned the victory with 6 1/3 innings pitched and four earned runs allowed on six hits.
FRT dominates Pokers! >>
Gm # 37 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM FL Pokers 16u Gray vs. Frozen Ropes Texas
Frozen Ropes Texas dominated the Floirda Pokers Gray 9-2 on Wednesday, July 21st. The Ropes were in the middle of a classic pitching duel when all the sudden the bats came to life. Tied 0-0 entering the top of the fifth the Ropes exploded for six runs on seven basehits in the inning to blow the game wide open. The innning included a steak of four consecutive singles. The Ropes were led offensively by Brain Green who went 2/3 with a run scored and a run driven in while six players contributed RBI's to the party. Meanwhile Green also held the Pokers down for 5 innings allowing only three hits and no earned runs. Green struck out 6 and walked none while hitting 84 with his fastball.
Stix Get Caught By Storm, Lose 5-1 >>
Gm # 58 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM CBC Storm vs. Palm Beach Stix
The PB Stix and the CBC Storm met up in game number 58 on Wednesday. The game would be controlled throughout by the Storm. The Storm would take this game easily, winning 5-1. They scored two in the first and three in the fifth inning. Cody Smith lead the way for the Storm, by going 1-2, with one run and one RBI. He also legged out a triple in the fifth inning. Daley Cameron, Danie Kalam, Ben Greenway, and Jake Jacob all scored one run for the Storm. The Storm scored their five runs on five hits. They also drew three walks.

Jay Stadins claimed the win on the mound for the Storm. Stadins pitched 4 1/3 innings. He allowed just one run on three hits. Stadins also struck out four, while walking three. He did a nice job of getting low and driving to the plate. He works down in the zone and hides the ball well.
Jax Warriors cruise past TB Warriors Black 6-1 >>
Jacksonville Warriors - 6
Tampa Bay Warriors Black - 1

The Jacksonville Warriors scored their first three batters of the game and had no problems holding on after that.  Pitcher Justin Ambrosino threw all seven innings, allowing just one earned run on six hits while striking out four.  Center fielder Christopher Forde went 2-4 for Jacksonville with a double, an RBI, a stolen base, and two runs.  Right fielder Blake Nugent added two RBIs, a stolen base, and a run.

For the TB Warriors, Dante Bosnick went 2-3 on the day with a run.  Joseph Burrezo allowed three earned runs over six innings pitched but that was enough to take the loss for TB.
A's Green tear apart SF Huskies for 17-3 victory >>
Gm # 42 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM SF Huskies vs. South Oakland A's Green
South Oakland A's Green - 17
SF Huskies - 3

The A's had little trouble against the SF Huskies pitching as they scored the first four batters they sent to the plate and led 14-2 after just two innings.  Everyone in the A's lineup was involved with all ten batters scoring at least once in the game and seven batters having two hits.  First baseman Jeff Schalk helped lead the offense with a 2-3 day with two doubles, a HBP, three RBIs, and two runs.  Four other batters added two RBIs apiece.  Center fielder and leadoff batter Shane Dokey had two hits and a walk, came home to score all three times, and had a stolen base.

Brad Schalk earned the win for the A's, allowing two earned runs over four innings pitched. Aaron Maller led the Huskies in offense with two triples and a run.
Forde Homers In Warriors Win >>
Gm # 56 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Jacksonville Warriors vs. South Oakland A's Grey
The South Oakland A's and the Jacksonville Warriors faced off on Wednesday. This was a game that would not be decided until the late innings. The A's started off the game by going scoreless in teh top of the first. In the bottom half the Warriors were able to get two runs. Duganier lead off the inning with a single. Next batter, Chris Forde, hit a two run bomb to give the Warriors a 2-0 lead. The A's would answer with three runs of their own in the second. The Warriors would be held scoreless in the second and third, while the A's would get one more in the third. After three the A's had a 4-2 lead. The A's would be held scoreless in the fourth and fifth, while the Warriors would rally for three runs. After five innings of play the Warriors now had a 5-4 lead. In the sixth inning, the A's would respond. A Viggiano sacrifice fly would tie up the game heading into the bottom of the sixth. In the bottom half it would be a Justin Ambrosino double that would drive in Justin Balke for the game winning run. The A's would hold on in the top of the seventh, and take the game 6-5. Hunter Manning would get the win on the mound. Manning pitched 4 innings. He gave up four runs, three of which were earned. He allowed five hits and struck out one.
Storm P.R. pull away early, beat Lehigh Select 9-3 >>
Gm # 43 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Storm P.R. 16 under vs. Lehigh Select
Storm P.R. - 9
Lehigh Select - 3

The Storm scored held an eight-run lead after just the second inning against Lehigh and had no trouble holding it.  Storm pitching combined to hold Lehigh to just two hits and three runs, all unearned.  Lefty starter Francisco Rosa pitched three scoreless, allowing just one hit to earn the win.

On the offensive side, shortstop Carlos Correa went 2-2 with a walk, a double, two RBIs, and a run while Edgardo Rivera and left fielder Kelvin Carrasquillo also added two RBIs apiece.
Larson's big fly powers Team Orlando to win >>
Gm # 48 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Palm Beach Select vs. Team Orlando
Game 48: Team Orlando - Palm Beach Select

With his team down 2-0, Orlando center fielder Ryan Larson (2013, Orlando, FL) stepped up in a big way for his team in the top of the fifth inning.  With two runners on, Larson cracked a three run homer to lift his team to a three run homer to put his team on top 4-2, which would be enough for Orlando starter Vincent Rosace.

Rosace (LHP, Lake Mary, FL 2013) pitched a complete game (seven innings), allowing just two runs on three hits to earn a quality start.  He struck out two and walked three to earn the win.  Rosace's fastball reached 84 MPH.
Dodgers dominate on offense and defense! >>
Gm # 57 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Dulin Dodgers 16u vs. Tampa Bay Warriors Black
The Dulin Dodgers had all facets of the game working in full cylinder on Wedensday, July 21st as they downed the Tampa Bay Warriors Black 9-1. The Dodgers scored at least a run in all five innings of the game and scored five times in the fifth to force a mercy rule decision. Tommy Allmon led the way offensively going 1/2, with a run and two RBI. Mean while the pitching was just as impressive as Erik Seering threw five innings of one run ball while allowing four hits and strking out four. The Warriors were lead by Lane Stancil who 1/3 with a run and a double. Brandon Guiterez suffered the loss.
Evans, Dodgers handle South Oakland Grey 8-1 >>
Gm # 44 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM South Oakland A's Grey vs. Dulin Dodgers 16u
Dulin Dodgers 8
South Oakland A's Grey 1

One unearned run in the first inning was all Dulin Dodgers pitcher Cole Evans (2011) would allow as the Dodgers offense went to work scoring eight runs in the six-inning game.  Evans pitched the complete game, giving up just three hits while striking out eight and his fastball topping out at 88.  The other half of the battery, Kramer Hollenbach (2012) helped lead the offensive side with a 2-3 performance that included a double, an RBI, and two runs.  Daniel Garner (2012) was also 2-3 on the day with a walk and an RBI, and right fielder Tommy Allmon (2012) chipped in with two RBIs and a run.
TGM edges Bombers! >>
Gm # 47 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Florida Bombers 16's vs. Team Gwinnett / Mizuno
Team Gwinnett Mizzuno exploded for five runs in the fourth inning and then hung on for a 5-4 victory over the Florida Bombers Wedensday, July 21. TGM pounded out five hits in the inning to go with two walks. The inning was highlighted by two seperate two RBI singles. One by Nolan and one by Carr. The Bombers threatened in the bottom of the sixth as they scored to cut the lead to one and had the potential game tying run ninety feet away before Sarmiento struck out to end the game. Schubert was credited with the win while Gonzalez suffered the loss.
All about pitching: Elite over Hardballers 3-1 >>
Game 54: Florida Hardballers - South Florida Elite (Black)

South Florida Elite got three solid outings from their pitching staff today against The Florida Hardballers.  Kevin Perez (RHP, Miramar, FL) started the game and went three innings.  He allowed just one run, which resulted from a leadoff walk, no hits and struck out five.  The tall, projectable right hander hit 88 MPH on his fastball.

Tyler Marti (RHP, Weston, FL) relieved Perez and went two innings, striking out three while walking one and hitting two batters.  He didn't allow a hit or a run.

Brandon Lopez (RHP, Pembroke Pines, 2012) pitched the last two innings, allowing just one hit and striking out five while walking and hitting two batters.  His fastball touched 86 MPH.

Cody Reeves (RHP, Gainesville, FL 2013) pitched well enough to earn the win for The Hardballers, but was not given any run support in the 3-1 loss.  Reeves pitched a complete game (6 innings) allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out one while hitting one batter as well.
Triple Threat top Chili Dogs with big seventh, 9-6 >>
Gm # 50 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Homeplate Chilidogs vs. Triple Threat 16u
Five-run seventh gives Triple Threat the comeback victory, 9-6

The Homeplate Chili Dogs broke a 4-4 tie in the sixth inning to take the 6-4 lead going into the seventh but the lead was short-lived.  The top of the seventh didn't go as well for the Chili Dogs pitching as they walked three straight batters to load the bases.  Triple Threat catcher Mitch Barati singled to score a run followed by a Ryan O'Neill two-run double to put Triple Threat in the lead.  An error and a single led to two more runs and pitcher Patrick Deuster was able to hold on to the lead in the bottom half of the inning for the win.  O'Neil had four RBIs in the game as he and Barati both went 2-4 on the day.  Center fielder Mitch Reeves was also 2-4 and drove in one with one run scored.

For the Chili Dogs, left fielder Alex Liquori and first baseman Brennan Morgan had two hits apiece. Liquori had a triple and two runs while Morgan had three RBIs and one run.
Palm Beach handles Tampa Bay Warriors >>
Gm # 52 | 7/21/2010 | 2:00 PM Palm Beach PAL 16u vs. Tampa Bay Warriors Red
The Palm Beach Pal rode a hot offense to a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Warriors on Wedensday, July 21st. Palm Beach scored a run in each of the first three innings and then exploded for four runs in the sixth. The four run sixth was highlighted by Trevor Maloney's 2 RBI triple. Maloney led the team going 2/2 on the day with two runs scored and a walk. Tampa Bay climbed back in the game with a three run third highlighted by Jason Wilton's 2 run home run. Wilton finished the day 2/2 with a run and three RBI. Chad Witkowski suffered the loss while Sam Murphy garnered the win for Palm Beach.
CS Diamonds bomb Diamond Exposure! >>
Gm # 40 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Diamond Exposure vs. Coral Springs Diamonds
The Coral Springs Diamonds relyed on the long ball for power in their 11-6 defeat of Diamond Exposure Wedensday, July 21st. Coral Springs belted three home runs including two by Christian Khawly. Khawly hit a two run bomb in the first and then homered again on a solo shot in the fourth. Khawly ended up going 2/3, with three runs scored and 3RBI. Teammate Austin Sovay also added a solo blast to the mix. Justin Jordan suffered the loss for the Exposure while Shrader earned the win for the Diamonds.
Team Georgia puts away Banditos in four innings >>
Gm # 35 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM Houston Banditos Houston vs. Team Georgia 16U
Game 35: Houston Banditos - Team Georgia 16U

Team Georgia showed no mercy for The Houston Banditos in their 14-0 victory today at City of Palms Park.  John Lamay (2012, Duluth, GA) led off the game for Team Georgia.  The center fielder went 1-for-2 with a two run double in his second at bat of the first inning.  He also scored and was hit by a pitch in the game.  Second baseman Jack Stickney (2012, Atlanta, GA) batted eighth and went 2-for-3 with a triple, run scored and two RBI to lead Georgia in their 14-0 win.

Right handers Dylan Malinowski (2012, Roswell, GA) and Stuart Wallace (2012, Marietta, GA) combined to shut out the Banditos over four innings.  Malinowski pitched the first three innings and picked up the win, allowing just one hit and striking out two.  Wallace followed with a scoreless inning in which he struck out one batter,
Heat Storm play to tie! >>
Gm # 38 | 7/21/2010 | 11:30 AM Long Island Storm 16u vs. Houston Heat
The Houston Heat and the Long Island Storm battled through a seven inning pitchers duel to a 2-2 tie Wedensday, July 21st. Heat pithcer Hayden Barnett threw a complete game while allowing a single earned run and striking out five. Not to be out done by his counter part Storm pitcher, Martinez also threw a complete game, he allowed two earned runs while strking out six. Barnett topped out his fastball at 87 mph while Martinez sat around 84 mph. Noah Shulman led the Storm going 3/4 with a double and an RBI while Jaxton McNair paced the Heat going 2/3 with a double and an RBI.
Palm Beach PAL run past Hit Doctor Diamonds 10-2 >>
Gm # 32 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM HIT DOCTOR DIAMONDS vs. Palm Beach PAL 16u
Palm Beach PAL run past Hit Doctor Diamonds 10-2

Palm Beach PAL scored three in the second and didn't look back as they went on to a 10-2 win over the Hit Doctor Diamonds.  Taylor Gushue helped lead the offense with a 2-3 day that included a walk, a double, and two RBIs.  Right fielder Gage Morey chipped in two more RBIs as did his pinch hitter Daniel Young who hit a two-RBI single and followed by stealing second and third bases.  Palm Beach PAL totaled seven stolen bases, five of which led to runs scored.  Starting pitcher Trevor Maloney, with his fastball hitting 84 mph, earned the win with three hitless innings pitched.

For the Hit Doctor Diamonds, center fielder Tim Kensinger was 1-3 with a double, an RBI, and a run scored.  Pitcher Chase Michaud took the loss, giving up four earned runs over four innings pitched.
Triple Threat trashes Diamond Pros Black >>
Triple Threat had a two headed monster working for them Wedensday, July 21st as they defeated the Diamond Pros Black 9-1. Pitching and hitting were both superb for TT. Matt Verdon led the way on the mound throwing five innings of four hit ball while allowing no earned runs and striking out eight. Offensively, Kevin Brantley tore apart Diamond Pro Pitching all day going 3/3 with a home run, double and two RBI. The Diamond Pros lone run came on an RBI single by Anothony Cerquozei in the fifth. Jesse Gonzalez suffered the loss for the Diamond Pros.
Chillidogs top Knights 7-5 >>
Gm # 30 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM IBAHS Knights vs. Homeplate Chilidogs
Game 30: Homeplate Chillidogs - IBAHS Knights

The Homeplate Chillidogs came out on top in a tight one today against The IBAHS Knights thanks to seven walks in the six inning game.  Four of those walks came around to score, which powered the Dogs to a 7-5 win.  They only had five hits in the game, including two singles by designated hitter, Daniel Amos (2012, Fayetteville, GA). 

Shortstop Angel Ortega had a solid game for The IBAHS Knights.  Ortega (2012, Guaynabo, PR) went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and two RBI.
Warriors punish Braves  >>
The Tampa Bay Warriors rode a hot offense to a 12-5 victory over the ABA Braves on Wedensday, July 21st. The runs came early and often for the Warriors who scored three in the first, six in the fifth, and three in the sixth. Individually they were lead by C. Witkowski who went 3/4, two runs scored, a triple, and a run driven in. B. Long and L.Bill each added three RBI apiece to the mix. The Braves did not go down without a fight mustering together four runs in the fifth on the power of five basehits. The innings was capped by Will Watson's RBI double. Luke Helms notched the win for the Warriors while Nolan Huber took the loss for the Braves.
Gators take 5-3 win over Florida Hardballers >>
Gators Baseball leads early, holds on for 5-3 win over Florida Hardballers

The Gators scored two in the first and three in the second, all they needed as pitcher Adam Weyer held the lead for the win against the Florida Hardballers.  Weyer pitched all six innings and gave up just one earned run on four hits.  Center fielder Payton Baskette and shortstop Patrick Ryan combined to go 4-7 with two runs. Baskette added an RBI along with third baseman Josh Kovisto who went 1-2 with a walk and a run scored as well.

For the Hardballers, Bradley Jones went 1-1 with a double, a walk, and a run scored and third baseman Dalton Duty was 1-2 with an RBI and a stolen base.  Brooks Morgan pitched three innings and took the loss.  Sean Kamhoot followed up with three scoreless innings of relief.
Grays, Indians match witts in 4-4 tie >>
Gm # 29 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM Indians Baseball vs. New York Grays
Game 29: New York Grays - Venice Indians

For the Grays, second baseman Julian Lanfranco (Brooklyn, NY 2012) went 3-for-3 with three singles, three runs scored, an RBI and a walk to go with a stolen base to lead New York.

The teams had just seven hits a piece in the seven inning affair at Connie Mack Field at Terry Park.

Rex Ingerick (Venice, FL 2012) batted lead off for the Indians and went 2-for-4 with a run and a stolen base.
Elite Blank Mizuno 8-0 >>
Gm # 26 | 7/21/2010 | 9:00 AM Mizuno Edge vs. South Florida Elite Squad Black
Game number 26 of the 2010 16U BCS Finals was between the Mizuno Edge and the South Florida Elite. The pitching staff from South Florida Elite was they story of the game. Ivan Pelaez started the game on the mound for the Elite. Pelaez pitched the first four innings of the game. He showed a good fastball and changeup comboination. Pelaez did not allow a run and just gave up 3 hits. He had solid control in the game. He struck out three and walked one. His fastball hit 87 mph on the gun.

David Vazquez came into the game in the 5th inning. Vazquez pitched the final three innings. He did not allow a single run on three hits. He struck out one and did not walk any. Vazquez picked up the save in the game. Leading the way offensively for the Elite was Jose Gomez. Gomez went 2-3, with oe run and two doubles. He also drove in two runs. Brandon Lopez went 1-2, with one run and two RBI.
Puerta homers, Elite win 7-0 >>
Game 23: Gators Baseball - South Florida Elite

Left fielder Esteban Puerta (Cooper City, FL 2012) went 2-for-2 with a two run homer in the third inning to lead The Elite to a 7-0 win over Gators Baseball.  Catcher Robert Macneal (Weston, FL 2011) drove in two runs with a double in the fifth inning and Brandon Lopez (Miramar, FL) went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI.

Right hander Hayden Hurst (2012, Jacksonville, FL) pitched three scoreless innings to start the game and pick up the win.  He allowed just two hits and hit 91 MPH on his fastball.


Elite Put Out Heat >>
Gm # 24 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM Houston Heat vs. South Florida Elite Squad Red
The South Florida Elite Red faced off against the Houston Heat on Tuesday. The game was played at the auxillary field located at the City of the Palms. This game would be decided in the final inning. Heading into the seventh, the Heat had a 4-2 lead on the Elite Red. In the top of the seventh Anthony Valco and Sly Edwards would both reach base to start the Elite rally. The Heat would get the next two batters out. With two out Kevin Nadar was the last chance for the Elite. Nadar would draw a walk to load up the bases. Trenton Monaghan would come up clutch. Monaghan drilled a double that would drive in two runs to tie up the game. C.J. Chatham would then step into the box. Chatham delivered a two run double that would win the game for the South Florida Elite. Final score 6-4, in favor of the Elite Red.
Gametime Academy gets 7-1 win over Exposure >>
Gm # 6 | 7/20/2010 | 9:00 AM Gametime Academy vs. Diamond Exposure
Game 6: Diamond Exposure - Gametime Academy

Gametime Academy scored all of their runs in the fourth inning during their 7 run route of Diamond Exposure yesterday.  First baseman Jesse Honey went 2-for-2 with three runs batted in and a walk from the fourth spot for the Academy.  Shortstop Jarrod Petree went 2-for-3 with a run and two doubles.

Lefty Nate Brecklin picked up the win off the mound.  He went three innings, allowing one hit and striking out four while walking five batters.  The finess pitcher painted the corners very well although he wakled five batters.

Doss, Land, shut out Lehigh >>
Gm # 16 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM South Oakland A's Green vs. Lehigh Select
Game 16: Lehigh Select - South Oakland A's Green

A's right handed duo of Jared Doss (Washington Township, MI 2011) and Ira Land (Troy, MI 2012) combined to shut out Lehigh select yesterday at Terry Park.  Doss went four innings, allowing three hits and striking out three.  Land pitched the final frame of the shortened game and didn't allow a hit while striking out one. 

Catcher Brett Sunde (2012, Royal Oak, MI) 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and two RBI.


Padron touches 'em all in grand fashion >>
Gm # 5 | 7/20/2010 | 9:00 AM Palm Beach Stix vs. CV Scramble Dawgs
Game 5:  CV Scramble Dogs - Palm Beach Stix

Anthony Padron (Columbus, GA 2012) put his offense on his shoulders yesterday against The Palm Beach Stix in CV Scramble Dog's 10-1 win.  Padron hit a grand slam in the second inning, giving his team a 6-0 lead.  He hit an RBI double in his next at bat in the fifth inning, giving him five RBI on the day and two runs scored.

Christian Miller (LHP, Monroe, CA 2012) held Palm Beach to just one run on two hits over his four innings of work for the win.  He struck out six batters and walked just one.  The lefty hit 82 MPH on his fastball and threw a very sharp curve ball and solid changeup.

Right handed tandem of Diaz, Ruiz, beat Huskies >>
Gm # 8 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Storm P.R. 16 under vs. SF Huskies
Game 8: South Florida Huskies - Storm P.R.

Edwin Diaz (RHP, Naguabo, PR 2011) started the game on the hill for Storm P.R. and went four innings.  He allowed one run on two hits while striking out four.  The confident, quick working Diaz hit 87 MPH on his fastball and easily contained the Huskies offense.

Gilberto Ruiz (RHP, Caguas, PR 2011) was nearly perfect in his three innings of relief for Storm P.R.  Ruiz allowed just two hits over his three innings of work.  He struck out four and walked one.

Offensively, Kevin Rivera (Caguas, PR 2012) went 3-for-3 at the plate, with a run and an RBI to lead Storm's attack.

Brinson homers in 10-6 loss to Hardballers >>
Gm # 13 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Florida Hardballers 16U vs. Mizuno Edge
Game 13: Mizuno Edge - Florida Hardballers

Lewis Brinson (2012, Margate, FL), center fielder for Mizuno Edge, hit a two run homer and drove in four runs in the loss for the Edge.  The right hander drove the ball 87 MPH off the bat and showed quick hands and some good power.

For the Hardballers, Jordan Austin (2013, Ocala, FL) went 2-for-3 with two singles and two RBI from the fifth spot.



Yard Dawgs pound out 22 hits, win 15-7 >>
Game 15: Frozen Ropes Texas - SWFL Yard Dawgs

The Yard Dawgs' offense was running on all cylinders yesteday against Frozen Ropes Texas at Terry Park.  The top of the order produced half of the offense for the Dawgs.  Lead off man and shortstop Brendon Sanger (2012, Ft. Myers, FL) went 4-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBI.  Danny Mumford (2012, Punta Gorda, FL) followed in left field and went 4-for-4 with a run and four RBI. 

Justin Pinto (2012, Ft. Myers, FL) batted eighth at first base and went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in the fifth inning and two RBI on the day.



'Stangs edge Storm! >>
Gm # 14 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM CBC Storm vs. DBAT Mustangs/Robertson
The DBAT Mustangs used a three run seventh to take the lead and then hung on for a 9-7 victory over the CBC Storm Tuesday, July 20th.  Trailing 7-6 entering the top of the seventh the 'Stangs had one last chance to pull out a victory, they did not disappoint. The three run inning was highlighted by the game tying and go ahead two run RBI double by Cody Heintz. Heintz later scored on an RBI single by Chapman. Kris Molter led the attack for the Storm going 2/4 with a run scored and two runs driven in.
Yard Dawgs pound out 22 hits, win 15-7 >>
Gm # 15 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM SWFL Yarddawgs 16U vs. Frozen Ropes Texas
Game 15: Frozen Ropes Texas - SWFL Yard Dawgs

The Yard Dawgs' offense was running on all cylinders yesteday against Frozen Ropes Texas at Terry Park.  The top of the order produced half of the offense for the Dawgs.  Lead off man and shortstop Brendon Sanger (2012, Ft. Myers, FL) went 4-for-4 with a double, three runs and three RBI.  Danny Mumford (2012, Punta Gorda, FL) followed in left field and went 4-for-4 with a run and four RBI. 

Justin Pinto (2012, Ft. Myers, FL) batted eighth at first base and went 2-for-4 with a solo homer in the fifth inning and two RBI on the day.



Yanks top Indians! >>
Gm # 12 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Indians Baseball vs. PSDS Yankees 16u
The PSDS Yankees used a balanced attack to take down Indians Baseball 8-4 on Tuesday, July 20th. The Yankees broke a 2-2 tie with a two run second inning that was highlighted by runs by Josh Barbee and Connor Bishop. The Yankees never trailed in the game and went on to score again in the third, fifth and seventh innings. Josh Buczck led the attack with three hits and two runs scored for the Yankees. Michael Mader threw a complete game for the Yankees striking out five and walking five while allowing three earned runs on five hits. Brett Swikle suffered the loss for Indians Baseball.
Alvira cancels Threat offense >>
Gm # 10 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Triple Threat 16u vs. IBAHS Knights
Game 10: IBAHS Knights -Triple Threat Baseball

Right hander Joell Alvira pitched IBAHS to a 10-1 victory over Triple Threat Baseball yesterday at Terry Park.  Alvira went the distance for a complete game win (6 innings).  He allowed just one run (unearned) on six hits and struck out eight batters.  The poised, confident right hander hit 88 MPH with his fastball and his offspeed stuff was very sharp.

Offensively, Janluis Castro (2012, Trujillo Alto, PR) went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, run scored and two RBI.  He was followed by Alexis Olmeda who went 3-for-4 with two runs, a double and three RBI.


Storm drowns Stars! >>
Gm # 11 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Florida Stars 16u vs. Long Island Storm 16u
The Long Island Storm used a clutch go ahead RBI triple by Noah Sulman to squeeze by the Florida Stars 7-6 Tuesday, July 20th. The Storm jumped on the Stars early scoring five times in the opening frame on the strength of three basehits and five walks. However, the Stars would not go quitely. They rallied back with three runs of their own in the bottom of the first and tacked on two more in the fourth and a game tying solo home run by John Sternagal in the fifth. The RBI was Sernagal second of the game. However, in the top of the sixth the Storm's James English reached on an error and scored two batters latter on Sulman's RBI triple. Storm Pitcher Edwin Cornid shut down the Stars in the bottom of the sixth to earn the victory.
Bergen shuts down Diamond pros in 5-2 win >>
Game 18: Florida Diamond Pros Black - Homeplate Chillidogs

Travis Bergen (LHP, 2012, Mcdonough, GA) picked up a win for the Chillidogs against The Florida Diamond Pros yesterday at Terry Park.  Bergen threw five innings, allowed one run on two hits and struck out five without walking a batter.  The 5'-6", 130 lb lefty showed good command and solid mechanics with his fastball and curveball and shut down the Diamond Pros.



Mizuno picks up 6-5 win over Team Orlando >>
Gm # 19 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM Team Gwinnett / Mizuno vs. Team Orlando
Game 19: Team Orlando - Team Gwinnett / Mizuno

Ryan Woodward and Ryan Griffith brought some production to the bottom of Mizuno's order yesterday in their 6-5 win over Team Orlando.  Woodward batted seventh and went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.  Griffith (2012, Gainesville, FL) went 3-for-3 with a double, run and an RBI.

Ryan Larson went 2-for-2 with a triple for Team Orlando from the second spot in the order.





Cunningham, Hemberger, Barrass, Spike Diamonds >>
Gm # 21 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM Coral Springs Diamonds vs. Cincinnati Spikes
Game 21: Cincinnati Spikes - Coral Springs Diamonds

Trevor Cunningham (2012, Cincinnati, OH), Brandon Hemberger (2012, Cincinnati, OH) and Ryan Barrass (2012, Frankfurt, KY) combined to drive in six runs for the Cincinnati Spikes in their 11-6 win over the Coral Springs Diamonds.  Cunningham, the first baseman, went 1-for-2 with two doubles, three runs and two RBI.  Hemberger drove in two runs with a single in the third inning.  Ryan Barrass brought some production to the bottom of the order with two RBI.

For the Diamonds, Jordan Gleicher (2012, Coral Springs, FL) drove in two runs with a double in the fourth inning.




Jack Geraghty: RHP, Team Georgia >>
Gm # 22 | 7/20/2010 | 2:00 PM Team Georgia 16U vs. Orlando Scorpions 16U Black
Game 22: Orlando Scorpions - Team Georgia

Jack Geraghty (RHP, Atlanta, GA 2012) pitched Team Georgia to a 7-2 win yesterday over The Orlando Scorpions.  The 6'-1" right hander allowed two runs on four hits over his five innings of work.  He struck out nine batters and walked just two.  Geraghty's fastball hit 90 MPH and both his curve ball and slider showed some great, late action.  The loose armed slinger showed great mechanics and a fluid delivery.




Daniel Garner lights up Rawlings Home Run Challenge >>

16U BCS Rawlings Home Run Challenge

Dan Garner (Dulin Dodgers)

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Dan Garner (Madison, AL 2012) hammered the competition Tuesday at City of Palms Park in the Rawlings Home Run Challenge.  Garner hit seven home runs in the first round (five more than any other player) and four in the final round to wash out the competition. 

Lucas Carman, Matt Mitzsimmons and John Sandfort hit two home runs in the first round and Sandfort hit two in the final round.

Sly can fly: Edwards wins fastest man >>

16U BCS Fastest Man Competition (60 yards)

Sly Edwards: South Florida Elite (Red)

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Sly Edwards (Miami Lakes, FL 2012) cruised to a victory in the fastest man competition last night at City of Palms Park.  The 5'-11" outfielder was visibly the fastest runner in the competition.

Here are times for all contestants.  Placements were determined for the finalists by overall time.

Eddie Santiago           7.27

Brandon  Cichoki         7.18

Kenny Carril               7.84

Gabriel Sanches          7.02

Noah Cano                 6.92

Jarrod Johnson            7.01

Nicholas Duganier        7.16

Khalil Searcy               7.20

Joshua Buczek            6.97

William Golden             6.76

Anthony Young           6.99

Josh Spence               7.06

Marcus Ramos             6.70

Jack Flaherty              6.78

Alec Dowell                 6.87

Lewis Brinson              6.51        6.65 (3)

Chris Leduc                  6.67         6.76 (8)

Jordan Austin              6.57        6.62 (5)

Zach Kane                  6.92

Connor Buckley            7.01

Edwin Marquez             7.01

Nick Delgado                7.15

Lane Stancil                7.11

Basael McDonald          6.85

Harrison Bader             6.85

Tanner Case                7.21

DeAndre Stinchcomb     6.92

Kennan Stanley            6.95

Jake Jacob                     6.48        6.64 (3)

Jacob Wright                6.85

Paul John Roundtree      6.86

Connor Lien                    6.58        6.53 (4)

Teft Hill                            6.58        6.60 (6)

Brandon Boyce              7.05        

Stratton House              7.01

Jake McCurry                  6.63        6.67 (7)

Jeremy Taylor                6.72

Sly Edwards                     6.36        6.42 (1)

Guierrmo Hernandez        6.93

Austin Canales               7.03

Palm Beach trio of lefties shut down Braves >>
Game 17: ABA Braves - Palm Beach PAL

Parker Danciu (LHP Delray Beach, FL 2012), Rico Beltran (LHP Delray Beach, FL 2012) and Danny Young (LHP Lake Worth, FL 2012) combined to shut down the ABA Braves today at Terry Park.  Danciu started the game and pitched two innings of scoreless baseball.  He allowed just two hits and struck out two.  Beltran pitched the following two innings, allowing two hits and striking out three.  Young came in and closed the door with a hitless, scoreless inning.  He struck out one batter.

First baseman, Ryan Church (Greenacres, FL 2011) went 3-for-3 with a triple and three RBI from the 8th spot in the order for Palm Beach.

Catcher, Taylor Gushue (Boca Raton, FL 2012) was strong behind the plate for Palm Beach.  The left handed batting catcher showed great lateral movement in blocking pitches in the dirt, he also showed a 2.01 POP time to second base with a strong arm and quick release.







Duo of Helms, Long, shut down Doctors >>
Gm # 9 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Tampa Bay Warriors Red vs. HIT DOCTOR DIAMONDS
Game 9: Hit Doctor Diamonds - Tampa Bay Warriors (Red)

The Hit Doctors needed doctors of their own today against Tampa Bay.  The Doctors of hitting managed just two hits as a team, both by right fielder Collin O'Brien (West Bridgewater, MA 2012).  The Doctor's offense was under the weather due to the pitching of right hander Brendon Long and left hander Luke Helms.  Brendon Long started the game and pitched three innings of one hit baseball, striking out three and hitting 88 MPH on the radar gun.  Helms pitched the final frame, allowing just one hit and striking out one.

Offensively, Carson Withum drove in two runs from the bottom of Tampa Bay's lineup with a two run double in the first inning.  Gabby Rios came in off the bench and hit a two run single in the fourth inning.




Overstreet reaches perfection, K's 12 >>
Gm # 7 | 7/20/2010 | 11:30 AM Dulin Dodgers 16u vs. Jacksonville Warriors
Game 7:  Jacksonville Warriors - Dulin Dodgers

Perfect is the only word that can be used to describe the pitching performance of Dodger right hander Kyle Overstreet (Boaz, AL 2012).  The 6'-0" 180 pounder pitched a complete game (5 innings) and probably wished he could keep throwing.  He didn't allow a base runner, and just one ball left the infield.  He struck out 12 batters, the first 12 of the game.  His fastball hit 85 MPH and he threw a strong curveball and changeup.

Kramer Hollenbach (Arlington, TN 2012) went 2-for-3 offensively for the Dodgers and drove in three runs, leading his team.






Nieto K's ten, shuts out Banditos >>
Game 4: Houston Banditos - Florida Bombers (blue)

Anthony Nieto (RHP Debary, FL 2012) started the game on the mound for The Florida Bombers and finished it as well.  The 6'-3" 205 lb right hander pitched a complete game shutout (7 innings).  He scattered just four hits while striking out 10 and walking four batters.  Nieto used his changeup very well to keep hitters off balance and it was a good compliment to his 81 MPH fastball.  Nieto never lost his composure, which gave confidence to his defense behind him in his seven inning gem.






Katta shuts down Warriors, offense rolls 12-0 >>
Game 3 - South Oakland A's (Grey) - Tampa Bay Warriors (Black)

Brandon Katta (RHP Troy, MI 2011) held Tampa's offense at bay.  Katta allowed just two hits in the complete game shutout (4 innings).  He struck out five batters and walked just one.  The 5'10" 170 lb right hander's fastball ranged in the high 70's to compliment a looping curveball.

Jake Miller (Rochester, MI 2011) led the offense for the A's.  The center fielder went 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs from the second spot in the order.  Ben Yax (Rochester, MI 2011) batted cleanup and went 1-for-3 with a triple, run and two RBI.



Heat score 15 in route of Pokers >>
Gm # 2 | 7/20/2010 | 9:00 AM FL Pokers 16u Gray vs. Connecticut Heat
Game 2 - Connecticut Heat - Florida Pokers Gray

The Connecticut Heat had no problems scoring runs against the Florida Pokers (gray) today at Terry Park.  The three through seven batters in the Heat lineup had 11 hits in the game, driving in four runs, and scoring 11 times in the 15-5 win.  Third baseman Joel Roman (East Hartford, CT 2012) went 3-for-4 with three runs and two doubles from the fourth spot in the order.  Designated hitter Bruno Blanchett (Norwich, CT 2011) followed by going 2-for-3 with a triple, run scored and two RBI.
Bombers explode in game one  >>
Gm # 1 | 7/20/2010 | 9:00 AM Palm Beach Select vs. Florida Bombers 16's
Game 1 - Florida Bombers - Palm Beach Select

The Florida Bombers dropped 13 hits on Palm Beach Select in their first game of the 16U BCS Finals today at Terry Park Stadium.  Shortstop Cain Spangler (Cape Coral, FL 2012) led off for the Bombers and went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and two RBI.  He also walked and stole a base.

Designated hitter Eric Myskowski (Palm City, FL 2012) went 2-for-4 from the third spot in the order.  He hit a triple, scored twice and drove in two runs.  He also stole two bases.

Third baseman Tim Lynch (Jupiter, FL 2012) went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in the ERA killing matchup

On the mound, Mark Ramcharitar (RHP Plantation, FL 2012) pitched a complete game (six innings), allowing three runs on seven hits and striking out three.