Friday, July 8 (Five Tool South)

Dudes of the Day

Matthew Swick (Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon): 6.1IP, 5K, 0R

Elijah Strang (Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon): 4-7, 3B, 4 RBI, 3 SB

Colby Seltzer (Cooperstown Cobras): 3-3, 2B, 3R

Wesley Gafford (Texas Warriors 15U): 2-2, 2B, RBI, 2R | 5IP, 4H, 0R, 9K

Evan Perez (San Antonio Angels 17U): 2-3, HR, 4 RBI, R

Kyle Storemski (Texas Sun Devils): 5IP, 6K, 2H, R

Lago Vista

Dallas Dodgers 17 Black defeated San Antonio Angels 16U, 10-7, in Game 1 at Lago Vista. Boone Montgomery went 3-4 with two doubles, one RBI, and two runs scored. Alex Moore went 4-4 with one RBI, one run, and one stole base. Montgomery and Moore were named co-hitters of the game. Zach Palumbo reached base every time he stepped to the plate going 2-2 with one RBI and one run scored.

In Game 2 at Lago Vista, THZ Academy 2017 defeated DBAT Schkade, 8-6. THZ's Luke Richter went 2-4 with one RBI. Camryn Nutt went 2-3 with two runs scored. And Hayden Ball went 1-2 with one double, two runs batted in and two runs scored. Ball was named hitter of the game.

In Game 3 at Lago Vista, San Antonio Angels 17U defeated Clutch Athletics 2018, 12-4. Chandler Eaton went 3-4 with one triple, two runs batted and one run scored. Evan Perez went 2-3 with one home run, four runs batted in and one run scored on his way to hitter of the game. On the mound, Jack Wisniewski threw 3.1 innings and struck out four. He gave up three hits and one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game.

In Game 4 at Lago Vista, San Antonio Kings defeated Brazos River Wranglers, 7-2. Zach Vooletich reached base all three times (one by error) and went 2-3 with three runs scored. Chance Goins went 2-3 with two runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game. Pitcher of the game was Cal Caver who threw six innings striking out three on his way to the W.

Southwestern

In Game 1 at Southwestern, Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon defeated San Antonio Kings, 3-0. Premier’s Matthew Swick struck out five hitters and allowed zero runs over 6.1 innings en route to the win and being named pitcher of the game. Premier’s Elijah Strang went 1-3 with one triple and two runs batted in and was named hitter of the game. Also to note, Kings’ CJ Horn had a nice day at the plate going 2-3 with two doubles.

In Game 2 at Southwestern, Woodlands Express 2017 defeated Cooperstown Cobras, 6-2. For the Express, Tyler Davis went 2-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. Kyle Conley went 2-3 with one RBI and was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Kyle Finster threw 4.1 innings and struck out two. He allowed no earned runs and was named pitcher of the game.

Premier Baseball Futures 17U Nixon defeated Dallas Dodgers 17 Black, 5-3, in Game 3 at Southwestern. Connor Elliot pitched six innings allowing just two earned runs and striking out four. Elliot was named pitcher of the game. Elijah Strang went 3-4 with two runs batted in and three stolen bases. See one of his hits below. Sean Koon went 3-4 with two runs scored and two stolen bases. Strang and Koon were named hitters of the game. James Ortiz had outstanding plays at shortstop and was named defensive player of the game. Other contributors were Zachary McAdams (1-4 with one double, one RBI, and one run) and Kyle McShaffry (1-4 with one double, one RBI, and one scored).

LBA Smith defeated Texas Sun Devils, 10-3, in Game 4 at Southwestern. Ryan Grantham went 2-4 with one RBI. Hitter of the game was Tyler Wade who went 2-4 with one double and five runs batted in. Pitcher of the game was Guadalupe "Isaac" Madrid who threw seven innings striking out five on his way to the W.

Texas Lutheran

In Game 1 at Texas Lutheran, Texas Sun Devils defeated Rebels Nation, 5-1. For the Sun Devils, Michael Fordam had a big two-run single which you can check out below. Ben Greer hit a triple and stole a base. Matthew Guyton went 2-4 with one run and two stolen bases. Austin Epps went 2-3 with one RBI. Both Guyton and Epps were named hitters of the game. On the mound, Kyle Storemski threw five two-hit innings striking out six and giving up one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game.

Game 2 at Texas Lutheran ended in a 5-5 tie between THZ Academy 2018 and Amarillo Titans 2018. For THZ, Jackson Rogers went 1-2 with two runs batted in, one stolen base, and two runs scored. For the Titans, Bret Gilbert went 2-2 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. Jacob Bartlett went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and one stolen base. Both Gilbert and Bartlett were named hitters of the game. And on the mound, Brett Williams threw five innings and struck out eight. He gave up four earned runs and was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 3 at Texas Lutheran, Lubbock Raiders defeated Austin Boom, 12-8. For the Raiders, Riley Robinson went 2-3 with two runs batted in, one stolen base, and two runs scored. Caylor Dannevik went 2-3 with one RBI and one run scored. Luke Pfeiffer went 2-3 with one run scored. Boom's Denton Apple went 1-2 with two runs batted in, one stolen base and one run scored. Hitters of the game were Boom's Peyton Klam and Blake Webster as well as Lubbock's Landry Watson. Klam went 3-4 with two runs scored. Webster went 2-4 with two doubles, two runs batted in and one run scored. And Watson went 2-3 with two doubles and one run scored.

In Game 4 at Texas Lutheran, Lubbock Raiders defeated Rebels Nation, 13-8. For the Raiders, Trey Stephens went 1-3 with one double. Ben Greer went 1-3 with one triple (see below) and a run scored. Hitters of the game were Jett Whitfield and Caylor Dannevik. Whitfield went 2-4 with two runs batted in and one run scored. Dannevik went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and two runs scored.

Cooperstown Cobras defeated DBAT Robertson, 12-1, in Game 5 at Texas Lutheran. Bryson Wrobel went 3-3 with one RBI and two runs scored. Colby Seltzer went 3-3 with one double and three runs scored. Both Wrobel and Seltzer were named hitters of the game. And on the mound, Preston Edison threw five innings striking out six. He gave up three hits and one run on the way to pitcher of the game.

Texas State

Premier Baseball Futures 16U Nixon defeated Houston Athletics 2018, 5-3, in Game 1 at Texas State. Blake Wilson threw five scoreless innings allowing just three hits and striking out three for Premier. He was named pitcher of the game. Athletics’ Blake Cappadona (2-3 with two doubles) and Premier’s Diego Moore (2-4 with one double, two runs batted in, and one run scored) were named hitters of the game. Other contributors were Athletics’ Cole McMillan (1-2 with one triple and one run), Premier’s Jackson Sutter (2-4 with one double and one run) and Premier’s Cooper McCarley (1-2 with one double and two runs batted in).

In Game 2 at Texas State, Action Baseball 15U White defeated Dallas Dodgers 16 Black, 2-0. John Wyatt Cheney went 1-2 with one double (which you can see below) and two runs batted in. Cheney also picked up the save striking out all four batters he faced in 1.1 innings pitched. Cheney was named player of the game. Action’s Dylan Sevino pitched 5.2 scoreless innings allowing just four hits. Dodgers’ Matt Halverson threw all six innings allowing just three hits and one earned run while striking out six. Sevino and Halverson were named pitchers of the game.

Clutch Athletics 2019 defeated Columbia Angels 2018 White, 11-3, in Game 3 at Texas State. Luke Broussard pitched five innings allowing no earned runs and six hits. Broussard also struck out three hitters and was named pitcher of the game. Braden Wallace went 2-3 with two doubles and scored one run en route to being named hitter of the game. Other key contributors for Clutch Athletics were Carter Schmersahl (2-4 with one double and two runs batted in), Nicholas Ramirez (1-3 with one RBI and two runs scored) and Jake Cox (1-2 with one double, two runs batted in, and one run scored).

Premier Baseball Futures 16U Nixon defeated Columbia Angels 2018 White, 7-3, in Game 4 at Texas State. Mark Stanford went 1-3 with one triple, one RBI, one stolen base, and one run. Ty Thacker went 2-3 with one double, one RBI, one stolen base, and one run. Stanford and Thacker were named hitters of the game. Other hitters to note were Trent Golson who went 1-3 with two runs batted in, one stolen base, and one run scored and Greyson Melton who went 1-1 with one double and one RBI.

In Game 5 at Texas State, Texas Warriors 15U shutout Amarillo Titans behind the arm and bat of Wesley Gafford. The player of the game went 2-2 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored while at the plate. On the mound, the right-handed pitcher threw five innings striking out nine and giving up four hits. Hitters of the game were Joseph Couey and Caleb Diaz. Couey went 2-2 with one triple, double, two runs batted in, and one run scored. Diaz also went 2-3 with one triple, double, and had two runs batted in with one run scored. Also to note, Cooper Wilson went 2-2 with one RBI and two runs scored. And Sam Muir went 1-1 with a double and he scored twice.