Friday, June 17

Dudes of the Day

Rylan Kaufman (Columbia Angels 2017): 6IP, 9K, 4H, ER

Evan Godwin (HP Baseball Danielson): CG shutout — 7IP, 8K, 3H

Carson Rollins (Twelve Silver 16U): 5IP, 3K, 0R, W | 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R

Joseph Menefee (Twelve Silver 16U): 4-5, HR, 3B, 2B, 2 RBI, 2R

Hunter Prescher (Dallas Tigers Nutt): 3-6, 3B, 4RBI, 3R

Michael DiFiore (Dallas Tigers Nutt): 3-6, 3B, 4 RBI, 2R

Justin Marino (DBAT Tompkins): 2-3, HR, 3RBI, 2R

Zachary Lee (HP Baseball Allen): 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI

 

SHSU

In Game 1 at SHSU, the Houston Warriors defeated NTX Dirtbags 2018, 6-5, thanks to the strong play of Bryant Salgado. The righty came in during the middle of a close game to pitch 1.2 scoreless innings striking out two batters and picking up the eventual victory. Salgado also came up with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to hit the game-winning RBI single. Salgado was named player of the game for his performance. His teammate Dylan Felt went 2-3 with one double and one run on his way to hitter of the game. Collin Graves went 1-2 with a three-run triple (see below) and one run scored. For the Dirtbags, Cole Rowlett went 2-3 with two runs batted in and one run scored.

It was a strong pitching performance by Seth Higdon as his LBA Phillips squad took care of business against Prime Time Baseball Academy, 8-2, in Game 2 at SHSU. The righty threw seven innings giving up two hits and striking out six. He allowed no earned runs on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Adam Becker drove a ball over the 330 sign in left field for a home run. Becker was 1-4 with four runs batted and named hitter of the game.

Twelve Maroon 16U defeated Action Baseball 16U White, 7-4, in Game 3 at SHSU. Action Baseball's Josh Cameron went 2-3 with one run scored and Seth McAlister went 2-3 with one double and one run scored. For the winning team, Cole Gaskill went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. Alex Nunn went 2-3 with three stolen bases and one run scored. Both Gaskill and Nunn were named players of the game.

Columbia Angels 2018's last-inning efforts were not enough as DBAT Herrick won on a walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th, 7-6, in Game 4 at SHSU. Preston Hunt stepped to the plate with a runner on third and delivered the base hit to win the game. His teammate Will Quillen went 2-4 with one double and two runs batted in. Both Quillen and Hunt were named hitters of the game. Colby Feris also went 2-2 with one RBI and one run scored. For the Angels, Chase Carlson went 2-4 with two runs batted in. Cody Cegielski went 1-4 with one triple, two runs scored and great defense at shortstop.

Dallas Tigers Watten brought the bats to Game 5 at SHSU as they won 11-7 over Twelve Silver 16U. Tigers' Garret Hermes came up with a clutch three-run triple in the 5th inning (see below). Jaden Fowler went 1-3 wth one double and two runs batted in. And Tommy D'alise went 2-3 with one run scored for his squad. For Twelve Silver, Carson Rollins went 2-3 with one double, two runs batted in and one run scored. And Joseph Menefee went 2-2 with one triple, one RBI and one run scored. Ultimately, Hermes and Rollins were named players of the game for their key play.

Premier 3

Columbia Angels 2019 held off Clutch Athletics 2019, 5-2, in Game 1 at Premier 3. Pitcher Jake Arthur went all seven innings striking out four batters and giving up five hits and two earned runs. Arthur was named pitcher of the game. On offense, Daniel Luna went 2-3 with two runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game.

Twelve Silver 16U knocked off Houston Athletics 2018, 3-0, in Game 2 at Premier 3. Joseph Menefee went 2-3 with one double and one home run on his way to hitter of the game. Check out his double in the video embedded below. Pitcher of the game was Carson Rollins who went five strong innings striking out three and allowing no runs.

It was a hit parade as Dallas Dodgers 16 Black defeated NTX Dirtbags 2018, 12-9, in Game 3 at Premier 3. For the Dirtbags, Zack Gregory went 2-3 with one triple and two runs scored. Drew Pollum went 3-4 with one run scored. And Ethan Smith went 3-3 with one RBI and one run scored. For the Dodgers, Anthony Villalobos went 2-3 with one double, one triple, two runs batted in, and two runs scored. Carson Carte went 3-4 with three runs scored. And Reid Valentine topped them all going 4-4 with one double, two runs batted in and two runs scored on his way to player of the game.

Dallas Dodgers 16 Black defeated LBA Phillips, 5-2, in Game 4 from Premier 3. Dameon Inocncio threw all seven innings and struck out three on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Ethan Ward went 1-2 with one double and three runs batted in. Gabe Dato went 2-3 with one double and one RBI. Both Ward and Dato were named hitters of the game.

Texas Prospects held off Premier Baseball 17U Nixon, 5-2, in Game 5 at Premier 3. Bradley Rippy had a great performance on the mound as he gave up just two hits in 5.2 innings and struck out two batters on his way to pitcher of the game. Seth Hudgins went 2-4 with two runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game. Behind the plate for Team Rawlings, catcher Lakon Pryor was tough to advance on as he threw out two runners.

Premier 4

In Game 1 at Premier 4, DBAT Tompkins defeated Wilkinson Academy Cardinals, 11-1. Justin Marino hit a blast to left-center field in the fourth and finished his day 2-3 with three runs batted in and two runs scored. Marino was named hitter of the game. On the mound, Brett Lundy struck out four batters in four innings on his way to pitcher of the game.

Pro Source Athletics held off Columbia Angels 2017 by a score of 1-0 in Game 2 at Premier 4. Pro Source's Jacob Nesbit went 2-3 with one double and one RBI on his way to hitter of the game. Starting pitcher Christian Rawlings went four innings striking out three and allowing just one hit. Columbia Angels' Rylan Kaufman threw six innings and struck out nine while giving up four hits and one earned run. Although he didn't pick up the win, Kaufman was named pitcher of the game.

In Game 3 at Premier 4, Columbia Angels 2018 White defeated Houston Warriors, 8-4. Christian Doxakis threw three strong innings without surrendering a run on his way to pitcher of the game. Bryce Montemayor went 1-3 with one home run and two runs batted in on his way to pitcher of the game.

DBAT Robertson defeated Dallas Tigers Woods, 8-4, in Game 4 from Premier 4. Jimmy Glowenke went 2-2 with two doubles, two runs batted in and two runs scored on his way to player of the game. Morgan McCloud three threw innings of one-hit baseball and allowed no runs on his way to pitcher of the game.

Academy Select Sun Devils just held off Mizuno Baseball USA, 6-4, in Game 5 at Premier 4. Sun Devils' Brett Cain went 2-3 with one run scored on his way to hitter of the game. Lance Russell threw 2.1 no-hit innings and struck out two on his way to pitcher of the game. Tristen Lutz also hit a solo shot in the contest.

Premier 5

Dallas Tigers Hernandez defeated Houston Athletics 2019, 10-0, in Game 1 at Premier 5. Tigers pitcher Jacob Meador threw three innings and struck out four batters on his way to pitcher of the game. Jaden Woodson went 1-1 with a home run, one sac-fly. He collected three runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game.

DBAT Gowins knocked off Dallas Tigers Hernandez, 7-1, in Game 2 at Premier 5.  Player of the game was Bobby Witt Jr. who went 1-1 with one double, one sac fly, and two runs scored. Pitcher of the game was Jakob Berger who threw five innings striking out five with only one walk.

Game 3 at Premier 5 between Hunter Pence Baseball Cunningham and Frozen Ropes Florence ended in a 2-2 tie. Player of the game was Justin Flores who three five innings and struck out four. He also was 1-2 at the plate with one double.

In Game 4 at Premier 5, Texas Prospects beat Action Baseball 17U Green, 12-2. Hitter of the game was Logan Durrett who went 2-3 with three runs batted in and two runs scored. Pitcher of the game was Chandler Reece who threw six innings and struck out five.

On the shoulders of Andrew Rangel and Carson Bradley, Dallas Dodgers 17 Black defeated Action Baseball 17U Green, 5-3, in Game 5 at Premier 6. Rangel went 3-3 with two runs batted in and one stolen base. Rangel was named hitter of the game. Carson Bradley threw 3.2 innings and struck out three on his way to pitcher of the game.

Premier 6

Twelve Maroon 16U took care of business in their 6-0 victory over HP Baseball Danielson in Game 1 at Premier 6. On the mound for Twelve was Hunter Mayo who threw 6.1 solid innings and struck out two. He gave up just two hits on his way to pitcher of the game. On offense for Twelve Maroon, Dylan Golden went 2-3 with two doubles and three runs batted in on his way to hitter of the game.

HP Baseball Danielson shut out Columbia Angels 2018, 5-0, in Game 2 at Premier 6. HP's Evan Godwin went all seven innings striking out eight and only giving up three hits (see one of his strikeouts below). Godwin was named pitcher of the game. At the dish, Bo Willis went 2-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored. He picked up hitter of the game for his strong performance.

DBAT Robertson knocked off Academy Select Sun Devils, 6-4, in Game 3 at Premier 6. Skyler Shepherd went 1-3 with a solo home run. Braxton Fulford went 2-2 with one double, one walk and one run scored. Fulford picked up player of the game. On the mound, Tyler Navarro threw five innings striking out three while allowing one earned run. He was named pitcher of the game.

NTX Dirtbags 2017 took care of business defeating THZ Academy, 10-2, in Game 4 from Premier 6. Chris Delgado went 2-4 with three runs batted in on his way to player of the game. Reed Osborn threw six innings striking out just as many (6) and allowing just two hits on his way to pitcher of the game.

Dallas Tigers Nutt defeated Clutch Athletics 2019, 17-4, in Game 5 from Premier 6. Jaden Bray went 2-2 with one RBI and one run scored. Michael DiFiore went 1-3 with a triple, one RBI and one run scored. Hunter Prescher bested his teammates as he went 2-3 with one triple, three runs batted in and three runs scored on his way to player of the game. On the mound, Nick Vernaras threw four innings and struck out five on his way to pitcher of the game.

Premier 7

DBAT Gowins defeated Performance Baseball 15U by a score of 13-5 in Game 1 at Premier 7. DBAT's Julian Colombo went 2-3 with one double and three runs batted in. He was named player of the game for his performance. Pitcher of the game was Austin Wallace who struck out six in three innings. Also to make of note, DBAT's Jakob Berger went 2-3 with three runs batted in.

Dallas Tigers Nutt held off HP Baseball Cunningham, 8-4, in Game 2 at Premier 7. The winning pitcher was Jaden Bray who went all seven innings striking out five. He gave up three earned runs on his way to pitcher of the game. Michael DiFiore went 2-4 at the plate with three runs batted in. He was named hitter of the game.

Game 3 at Premier 7 was a shootout between Dallas Dodgers 17 Black and HP Baseball Allen and the contest ended in a 10-10 tie. Players of the game were Carsons Hawks and Zachary Lee. Hawks of the Dodgers went 2-3 with one home run (see below). Lee of HP Baseball went 3-4 with one double, one triple and two runs batted in. HP Baseball was down big, but thanks to clutch hitting by Lee, he was able to captain his team to the comeback tie.