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Monday, December 18, 2017

PG Indoor League Champs, MVPs

BJ Fish        
18U National Champions and MVP


National Champions: #2 Starters Red (Starters Training Facility - Shakopee, Minnesota)

 Player AB's
 Hits Runs
HR
 RBI AVG
Max Dis
Avg Velo
Max Velo
 Nathan Trecker
150 75 29 0 20 .500
278
67.2
83.0
 Thomas Gross
134
61 20 0 33
.455 305
74.5 90.4
Frankie Volkers
 93  56  20 0 22 .602  271  76.3 93.7
 John Volkers
 101  35  23 0 18 .347  314  69.8 87.7

 

Path To The Championship:
Round 1: 10-6 Win over #7 NJ Axemen Red (1-8-2)
Round 2: 10-2 Win over #6 Starters Black (3-9-1)
Finals (Best of 3): 3-6 Loss to #4 PG Navy, 12-8 Win over #4 PG Navy, 14-11 Win over #4 PG Navy

18U MVP


Konstantinos Papazoglou (2019 C, Fairfield, IA)
-Konstantinos had another season to remember as he brings home another PGNIL MVP Award. Last year, Konstantinos brought home the award at the 16U level. This season, Konstantinos set the bar high and was the best all-around talent at this age level. On the year, Konstantinos hit .613 (1st)  with 63 RBI's (1st) and 4 HR's (T-2nd). He also was amongst the leagues leaders in exit velo, his max was at 96.5 MPH (3rd) and his Avg Velo sat at 81.4 (2nd).

Other Players Considered: Nathan Trecker (Starters Red), Zak Packingham (PG Gold), Steve Rabe (NJ Axemen Blue), Same Armstrong (NJ Axemen Blue)

16U National Champions and MVP

National Champions: #15 Dothan Grey (Dothan Baseball Club - Dothan, Alabama)

 Player AB's
 Hits Runs
HR
 RBI AVG
Max Dis
Avg Velo
Max Velo
Trevor Kirkland
96 38 10 0 17 .396
300
71.1
92.7
Tyson Kirkland
100
36 12 0 10
.360 302
70.3 88.1
Tanner Raybon
 103  36  17 0 11 .350  300  72.6 90.4
 Nathan Aplin
 82  33  10 0 7 .402  278  70.5 85.8
 Bauer Sharp
 32  15  3 0 7  .469  258 76  91.7

 

Path To The Championship:
Round 1: 3-2 Win over #2 PG Navy (11-1)
Round 2: 6-5 Win over #7 PG White (7-6)
Semi-Finals (Best of 3): 4-2 Win over #3 Dothan Blue, 1-7 Loss to #3 Dothan Blue. 3-1 Win over #3 Dothan Blue
Finals (Best of 3): 4-2 Win over #12 Dothan White, 3-9 Loss to #12 Dothan White, 14-10 Win over #12 Dothan White

16U MVP


Jake Killingsworth (2020 C, Headland, AL)- Killingsworth was another who put on an absolute clinic all year long. Ranked #205 by PG in his class. Killingsworth hit for the league high .582 Average and flashed some power in hitting 3 HR's (2nd).  He was also the league's leader in avg velo (86.5 mph) and max velo (99.4 mph) in leading his team to the #1 overall seed in the PGNIL Playoffs. Jake is a prospect to watch.

Other Players Considered: Trey Frahm (Southworth Red), Andrue Henry (PG Navy), Trevor Barajas (Southworth Red), Chase Allsup (Dothan Black)

14U National Champions and MVP

National Champions: #2 Starters Red (Starters Training Center - Shakopee, Minnesota)

 Player AB's
 Hits Runs
HR
 RBI AVG
Max Dis
Avg Velo
Max Velo
Kyle Hvidsten
147 92 51 5 56 .626
297
73.9
88.8
Anthony Kurth
148
83 34 0 37
.561 255
67.5 78.4
Alex Duncan
144 47 31 0 23 .326 173  55.4 74.5


Path To The Championship:

Round 1: 1-0 Win over #7 PG White (5-7-1)
Round 2: 7-6 Win over #3 PG Navy (7-6)
Finals (Best of 3): 6-5 Win over #4 PG Black, 10-6 Win over #4 PG Black

14U MVP



Kyle Hvidsten (2022 RHP, Jordan, MN)- Kyle had probably the most impressive season all-around than anyone at any age division in this first session. Hitting for the Triple Crown, Kyle led the nation in AVG (.626), RBI's (56) and HR's (5). Kyle was also top 5 in AVG Velo (73.9) and 6th in Max velo at 88.8 mph. Kyle will be bringing home a Championship trophy as well after leading his Starters Red team to a National Title.

Other Players Considered: Anthony Kurth (Starters Red), Manning Weiss (PG Black), Tyler Moores (PG Navy), Grant Brening (Starters Black)

12U National Champions and MVP



National Champions: #1 Players Edge Blue (Players Edge - Wayne, New Jersey)

 Player AB's
 Hits Runs
HR
 RBI AVG
Max Dis
Avg Velo
Max Velo
Teo Talijan
46 24 17 3 24 .522
248
59.9
75
Stepen Kubis
104
64 36 0 34
.615 232
60.8 73.7
Ty Kobylakiewicz
101 44 33 0 22 .436 214  59.4 79.6
Declan Heary 109 65 45 14 51 .596 268 64.9 77.9


Path To The Championship:

Round 1: BYE
Round 2: 9-1 Win over #9 PG Navy (5-8)
Round 3: 12-6 Win over #4 PG White (10-3)
Finals (Best of 3): 11-1 Win over #6 NJ Axemen Blue, 15-6 Win over #6 NJ Axemen Blue

12U MVP



Declan Heary (2024 C, Summit, NJ)- Declan was the runaway winner of this year's 12U MVP Award after leading his team to a National Title. Declan was the undeniable Power Champion, crusing 14 HR's (next highest was 3) despite his smaller stature. Declan made up for his lack of size by using a quick swing to drive the ball to all fields. Declan can also hit for average, hitting .596 on the year (2nd) and driving 51 RBI's (2nd).

Other Players Considered: Lucas Booth (PG Navy), Owen Lamb (PG Red), Stepen Kubis (Players Edge Blue), Karson Grout (PG White)

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