Friday, July 1

Dudes of the Day

John Hoyle (Clutch Athletics): 7IP, 6K, 0R

Christopher Messer (Inside Pitch Academy Canada): 7IP, 12K, ER

Joseph Menefee (Twelve Silver): 3-4, HR, 3 RBI | 5IP, 5K

Micah Dallas (Dallas Tigers Bustillos): 1-3 | 7IP, 7K, W

Heston Kjerstad (DBAT Robertson): 4-4, GS, 7 RBI, SB, 2R

Alec Buonsaera (Frozen Ropes Ladd): 3-6, 2 2B, 4 RBI, R

Rice

In Game 1 at Rice, Columbia Angels 2018 defeated Dallas Tigers Watten, 6-3. On the mound for the Angels, Noah Huerta threw six innings and struck out five. The lefty gave up two hits and one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Angels' Aaron Allen went 1-4 with two runs batted in. Chase Carslon went 3-4 with one RBI and two runs scored on his way to hitter of the game.

Twelve Silver 16U defeated Pro Source Athletics Agamennone, 5-2, in Game 2 at Rice. Starting the game for Twelve was Dalton Wood who threw four innings and struck out two on his way to the win. He was named pitcher of the game. Carson Rollins threw three innings and struck out five. And at the plate, Colson Geisler went 2-3 with two doubles and three runs batted in. He was named hitter of the game. Also to note, Hayden Ebrecht went 2-4 with one triple and one run scored.

Clutch Athletics 2018 defeated Ontario Blue Jays Travers, 7-0, in Game 3 at Rice. Matthew Maldonado went 1-3 with a triple on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, John Hoyle threw a complete game shutout. He struck out six on his way to pitcher of the game. Watch the first inning of the game in the video below.

In Game 4 at Rice, DBAT Schkade defeated DBI Blacksox, 5-3. For DBAT, Kason Howell went 3-4 with one stolen base and one run scored. Patrick Miner went 3-3 with two runs batted in. Both Howell and Miner were named hitters of the game.

In Game 5 at Rice, Hit King Baseball Academy defeated DBAT Robertson, 10-2. On the mound, Cole Wesneski threw four innings and struck out three. He picked up the victory and pitcher of the game. Adrian Stover threw four innings and struck out one. At the plate, Tyler John went 2-4 and Sam Gotlieb went 2-5 with two doubles, one RBI and two runs scored. Gotlieb was named hitter of the game.

Sam Houston

In Game 1 at SHSU, Bottom of the Ninth 16U tied with Columbia Angels 2018 White, 11-11. Angels' Diego Rivera threw 3.2 strong innings striking out one and gave up just one run on his way to pitcher of the game. Angels' Isaiah Benavidez went 4-4 with one RBI and two runs scored. Bottom of the Ninth's Garrett Lietko went 4-4 as well with one RBI and three runs scored. Both Benavidez and Lietko were named hitters of the game.

DBAT Herrick defeated Houston Athletics 2018, 6-1, in Game 2 at SHSU. Athletics' Dylan Whitehurst went 2-3 with one RBI. DBAT's Jake Smith went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. Nik Millsap went 2-3 with two doubles, two runs batted in and one run scored. Millsap was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Steven Swift threw six innings striking out three. He was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 3 at SHSUPremier Baseball Futures 16U Nixon defeated Pro Source Athletics Breeding, 10-6. Pro Source's Matt Hunter went 1-3 with one triple and one RBI. Premier's Jake Henley went 1-3 with two runs batted in. Cooper McCarley went 2-2 with one double and one RBI. Both Henley and McCarley were named hitters of the game.

Game 4 at SHSU was a 4-2 victory for HP Baseball Allen over San Antonio Angels 16U. Hitter of the game was Bobby Lada who went 2-3 with one double and one RBI. Pitcher of the game was Arian Tabibian who threw six innings and struck out three on his way to the W. Also to note, Elliot Ranson made a great diving catch in right fied which you can check out below.

In Game 5 at SHSU, Rebels Nation defeated Inside Pitch Academy Canada, 9-3. Kolby Johnson threw 1.1 hitless innings and struck out three on his way to pitcher of the game. Nixon Brannan went 2-2 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored. Spencer Ouellette went 2-3 with two runs batted in. Both Ouellette and Brannan were named hitters of the game.

San Jac

Houston C2 Select 2018 White defeated DBI Blacksox, 6-2, in Game 1 at San Jac. C2's Jalen Metz went 1-2 with one double and one run scored. On the mound, Mark Barrow threw five innings and struck out four. He gave up three hits and was named player of the game.

In Game 2 at San Jac, Twelve Maroon 16U defeated Houston C2 Select 2018 Blue, 4-2. Dylan Golden threw 3.1 innings and struck out three. He gave up no runs on his way to pitcher of the game. Helping Golden get the victory was Tyler Linewebber who threw one inning and struck out one picking up the save. He also went 1-1 with two runs scored at the plate. Hitter of the game was Hunter Mayo who went 3-3 with one double and three runs batted in.

In Game 3 at San Jac, Frozen Ropes Ladd defeated Dallas Mustangs Randle, 8-3. Alec Buonasera went 1-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. Braden Moore went 1-3 with one RBI and one run. Cesar Paz went 1-3 with one RBI. Jared McClain was hitter of the game after going 2-2 with one RBI, one stolen base and two runs scored. Ryan Richardson threw 4.2 one-hit innings with one strikeout. Richardson was named pitcher of the game.

Texas Oilers 2018 defeated Ontario Blue Jays Roumel, 9-4, in Game 4 at San Jac. For the Blue Jays, Khalid Collymore walked four times, stole two bases and scored one run. Brandon Clarke went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in. For the Oilers, Hunter O'Shea went 1-2 with two walks and three runs scored. Kade McCormick went 1-3 with two runs scored. Josh Freeman went 1-1 with two walks and one run scored. Cole Hill went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. And Logan Winger went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Both Hill and Winger were named hitters of the game. On the bump, Alex Degelia threw 5.1 innings and struck out five. He was named pitcher of the game.

Premier 3

In Game 1 at Premier 3, San Antonio Angels 16U defeated Dallas Mustangs Randle, 13-4. For the Mustangs, Bryson Hudgens went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Nate Santiago went 1-2 with one double and two runs scored. Caleb Shaw went 1-2 with one walk. For the Angels, Julian Martinez went 1-2 with one double, three runs batted in and one run scored. Joe Jimenez went 1-2 with one double. Christian Menenzes went 1-3 with two runs scored. And Jace Jung went 3-3 with one home run, one double, two runs batted in, one stolen base and three runs scored. Jung was named hitter of the game. And on the mound, Jack Neely threw four innings and struck out four. He also went 1-1 at the plate with two runs scored. Neely was named player of the game.

Down one run in the top of the 7th, Dallas Tigers Bustillos scored twice to defeat DBAT Schkade, 2-1, in Game 2 at Premier 3. For the Tigers, Michael Betrus went 1-3 with one run scored. Tyler Grigalis went 1-2 with one double and Joey Trevino went 2-3 with one RBI. Trevino's hit in the seventh tied the game and Griffin Wright hit the eventual game-winning sacrifice fly. Micah Dallas scored that run and went 1-3 in the contest. He also threw seven innings striking out seven on his way to player of the game. For DBAT, Ryan Walls picked up pitcher of the game for his performance. He threw seven innings and struck out seven as well.

Frozen Ropes Thornton knocked off Texas Oilers 2017, 8-4, in Game 3 at Premier 3. For the Oilers, Garret Hermes went 1-3 with one RBI, one stolen base and one run scored. Jace Carter went 2-3 with one RBI. For Frozen Ropes, Austin Nault went 1-3 with two runs batted in and one run scored. Cade Knodle went 1-3 with two runs batted in and one run scored. And Parker Wilson threw one inning and struck out all three batters. Hitter of the game was Garrett Crews who went 2-4 with one double and one run scored. Player of the game was Justin Thompson who threw four one-hit innings and struck out six. He also went 1-3 with two runs scored.

Game 4 at Premier 3 ended in a 2-2 tie between BPA Demarini and Texas Oilers 2017. For the Oilers, Trystan McGee went 1-2 with one RBI and had an amazing catch in center field. Drew Zapata went 1-3 with two great diving catches on line drives at third base. Garret Hermes threw seven innings and struck out five. He was named co-pitcher of the game. For BPA, Kevin Champlain went 1-2 with one double and one run scored. Corey Cirks threw 1.1 innings and struck out two without allowing a run. Cameron Repetti threw 5.2 innings and struck out four. He was the other co-pitcher of the game.

In Game 5 at Premier 3, Dallas Tigers Nutt defeated Pro Source Athletics Agamennone, 10-4. For Pro Source, Jakob Hendricks went 2-3 with two runs batted in. Jack Wehrly went 1-2 with one stolen base and one run scored. Brady Lupe went 1-2 with one RBI, two stolen bases and one run scored. For the Tigers, Weston Symes went 2-3 with one RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored. Blake Jackson threw 1.1 innings and struck out one batter. He also went 1-4 with two runs batted in at the plate. Bryce Osmond went 1-3 with one RBI and two runs scored. Pitcher of the game was Elijah McCormick who threw 5.2 innings and struck out eight. Player of the game was Ricky Rivera who went 1-1 with two walks, one hit by pitch, one RBI, one run scored, and three stolen bases. He also made a great play in center field to throw out a runner at second.

Premier 4

In Game 1 at Premier 4, Frozen Ropes Ladd defeated Texas Oilers 2018, 5-2. Oilers' Josh Freeman went 2-3 with one walk. Thomas Gutierrez Jr. went 2-4. Alec Buonasera went 2-3 with one double and three runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game. Check out Buonasera in the video below. On the mound, Cesar Paz threw five innings striking out two. He gave up three hits and was named pitcher of the game.

Behind the arm of Christopher Messer, Inside Pitch Academy Canada defeated Bottom of the Ninth 17U, 3-1, in Game 2 at Premier 4. Ben Komonosky went 2-3 with one triple and two runs batted in. He was named hitter of the game. On the mound, threw seven innings striking out 12. He gave up one earned run and was named pitcher of the game. Check him out in the video below.

In Game 3 at Premier 4, Dallas Tigers Nutt knocked off Premier Baseball Futures 16U Starling, 5-3. Tigers' Hunter Spears went 2-3 with one double (see below) and one run scored. Kevin Hoy of Premier went 2-3 with one home run and one double. Hoy was named hitter of the game. And on the mound, Jaden Bray threw 6.2 innings and struck out eight. Bray was named pitcher of the game.

Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon defeated Dallas Tigers Watten, 10-1, in Game 4 at Premier 4. At the plate, Lakon Pryor went 1-2 with two walks, two runs batted in and two runs scored. James Ortiz went 3-4 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. Both Pryor and Ortiz were named hitters of the game. On the bump, Matthew Swick through five strong innings striking out three. Swick was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 5 at Premier 4, LBA Hays defeated Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon, 6-3. For Premier, Matthew Swick went 1-3 with one triple and two runs batted in. Zachary McAdams threw out a kid stealing second. For LBA, Zach Smith went 1-3 with one triple and one RBI. Brock Martin went 3-3 with one RBI. And Bryce Gist went 1-3 with one three-run home run (see below). Martin and Gist were named hitters of the game. And on the mound, Conley Green kept hitters off balance all game throwing six innings and striking out four. Conley was named pitcher of the game.

Premier 5

Texas Warriors Baseball Club 15U defeated Houston C2 Select 2019, 5-2, in Game 1 at Premier 5. C2's Payne Trozzo and Brad Wilcott each stole a base. Warriors' Chase Ruston and Caden Walton also each swiped a bag. Warriors' Joseph Couey went 2-3 with two stolen bases and was named player of the game.

In Game 2 at Premier 5, Colorado Slammers 2019 beat Columbia Angels 2019, 6-5. For the Angels, Jake Arthur went 1-3 with a three-run double (see below) in the seventh inning. Brandon Pearson stole two bases and made a great catch in deep left field. Brandon Kostelnik had a diving catch in center field. For the Slammers, Parker Gregory went 2-3 with two runs batted in, one stolen base and one run scored. Simon Baumgardt went 2-4 with one double, one RBI and one run scored on his way to hitter of the game. Grant Shady threw six innigns and struck out five. He allowed no runs and was named pitcher of the game.

Down 2-1 in the seventh inning with two outs, Premier Baseball Futures 15U's JoJo Trejo delivered with the RBI single to tie the game. That would be all the scoring as Game 3 at Premier 5 ended in a 2-2 tie between Premier and PrimeTime Baseball Academy. Premier's Martin McDowell went 1-2 with one double and one RBI. PrimeTime's Ryan McRory went 2-2 with one run. Behind the plate, Jake Gonce caught two runners trying to steal. PrimeTime's Connor Fremin went 1-2 with two runs batted in and was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Timothy Mansell threw six innings striking out five. He was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 4 at Premier 5, Dallas Tigers Bustillos shut out Performance Baseball 16U Starling, 3-0. On the mound, Matt Foster threw all seven innings and struck out just as many (7) on his way to pitcher of the game. For the Tigers, Griffin Wright went 3-3 with one double and one run scored. Kendall Foster went 1-2 with two runs batted in. Both Wright and Foster were named hitters of the game.

In Game 5 at Premier 5, Colorado Slammers defeated Houston Athletics 2019, 8-2. Pitcher of the game was Nathan Mitchell who threw six innings and struck out three. He allowed one earned run as well. Hitters of the game were Cory Ritchie and Greg Deville. Ritchie went 1-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. Check him out in the video below. Deville went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in.

Premier 6

In Game 1 at Premier 6, San Antonio Angels 17U defeated Frozen Ropes Thornton, 6-2. Luis Hernandez went 2-2 with two runs scored. Justin Thompson went 2-4 with one home run. Mac Papini went 2-3 with two doubles, two runs batted in and one run scored on his way to player of the game. On the mound, Chandler Eaton threw six innings and struck out five. Eaton was named pitcher of the game.

DBAT Robertson took care of business in Game 2 by defeating San Antonio Angels 17U, 11-2, at Premier 6. Noah Sifrit went 2-2 with two doubles, one RBI and one run scored. Jimmy Glowenke made three diving plays at shortstop. At the plate, Heston Kjerstad went 4-4 with a grand slam, and seven runs batted in. He also stole a base and scored twice on his way to player of the game. And on the mound, Josh Thurman threw five innings 

In Game 3 at Premier 6, BPA Demarini defeated Texas Stix, 5-0. Kevin Champlain went 1-3 with a three-run home run on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, Zach Busallacchi threw all seven innings and struck out three. He allowed no runs and was named pitcher of the game.

Dallas Mustangs Clements knocked off Arlington Heat 17U, 9-6, in Game 4 at Premier 6. For the Mustangs, Esteban Cardoza went 2-2 with two stolen bases and two runs scored. Justin Miller went 2-4 with two triples, two runs batted in and one run scored. Miller was named hitter of the game. Player of the game was Wyatt Stapp who contributed from the mound and at the plate. Stapp threw five innings walking just one batter on his way to the victory. He also went 3-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored.

In Game 5 at Premier 6, Twelve Silver defeated Texas Stix, 9-6. Joseph Menefee stole the show as he went 3-4 at the plate with a three-run home run. He also threw five innings striking out five. Menefee was named player of the game.

Premier 7

In Game 1 at Premier 7, Pro Source Athletics Breeding defeated Ontario Blue Jays Roumel, 8-7. Pro Source's Jourdan Erickson went 1-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Jakob Machuca went 3-4 with one double, one RBI and one run scored on his way to hitter of the game. Joe Weatherford went 1-4 with a three-run home run and two runs scored. Check out his home run below. Weatherford was named player of the game. Also to note, Blue Jays' Matt Demita went 1-3 with three runs batted in and one run scored.

Rebels Nation defeated Wilkinson Academy Cardinals, 7-2, in Game 2 at Premier 7. Rebels center fielder Jonathan Thomas went 2-3 with one stolen base and three runs scored. He also made a nice diving catch in the field. Nick Tamez went 1-2 with one double, two runs batted in and two runs scored. Jarran Schiller went 1-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Both Tamez and Schiller were named hitters of the game. On the mound, Art Galvan threw six innings striking out seven on his way to pitcher of the game. Also to note, Wilkinson's Austin Hewitt went 2-3 with one double and one run scored.

Premier 8

In Game 1 at Premier 8, Woodlands Express 2019 knockd off Columbia Angels 2019, 6-2. Player of the game was Casey Sunseri who went 1-1 with one RBI and one run scored.

DBAT Tompkins defeated Woodlands Express 2017, 9-0, in Game 2 at Premier 8. For the Express, Dillon Nesbit went 1-2 with one double. For DBAT, Michael Alvarez went 1-2 with one run scored and one stolen base. Dom Grissom went 2-4 with one double. Brett Lundy threw four one-hit innings. Maddux Miller touched 91 MPH in his one inning of work. And Justin Marino went 2-3 with three runs batted in. Marino was named hitter of the game.