Thursday, July 21

Dudes of the Day

Aaron Funk (Mac N Seitz Elite): 3IP, 5K, H, 0R, 0BB

Michael Lane (Mac N Seitz Elite): 3-4, 2B, R in Game 1

Nathaniel Vossman (Mac N Seitz Elite): 2-3, HR, 3 RBI in Game 1

Noah Miller (NWA Prospects): 7IP, 8K, ER

Cody Masters (Pro Source): 3-3, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, 3R in Game 2

Elijah Trest (Performance Baseball 16U): 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI, R in Game 2

Blaine Parker (Performance Baseball 17U): 6IP, 7K, 0R

Arkansas

In Game 1 at Arkansas, Mac N Seitz Elite defeated Team Rawlings, 9-2. Nathaniel Vossman hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning which you can watch in the video below. He finished the morning going 2-3 with that home run and those three runs batted in. Michael Lane went 3-4 with one double and one run scored. Both Vossman and Lane were named hitters of the game. And on the mound, Aaron Funk threw three one-hit innings. He struck out five and gave up no earned runs with no walked batters. Funk was named pitcher of the game.

NWA Prospects defeated Pro Source Athletics Abbott, 2-1, in Game 2 at Arkansas. On the mound, Noah Miller pitched a complete game and struck out eight. He allowed one earned run on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Zac Bolstad went 1-2 with one double and two runs batted in (see below). Bolstad was named hitter of the game.

In Game 3 at Arkansas, Performance Baseball 16U defeated Arsenal Stars, 8-0. On the mound, Cooper Rawls threw all seven innings striking out five. He gave up two hits and walked two batters on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Kelan Foster went 3-3 with one double and one run scored. Elijah Trest went 2-4 with one double, four runs batted in and one run scored. Check him out below. Both Foster and Trest were named hitters of the game.

Ecclesia

LBA Mayo defeated Performance Baesball 16U, 15-4, in Game 1 at Ecclesia. At the plate, Noah Nelson went 2-3 with one RBI and on run scored. Michael Hernandez went 2-3 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored. Both Nelson and Hernandez were named hitters of the game.

In Game 2 at Ecclesia, Texas Oilers 2018 defeated Arsenal Stars, 8-2. On the mound, Chance Bolter threw all seven innings using 91 pitches. He struck out four without allowing an earned run on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Oilers' Josh Freeman went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Cole Hill went 2-3 with one double and two runs batted in. Both were named hitters of the game.

Game 3 at Ecclesia ended in a 2-2 tie between Columbia Angels 2018 and Texas Oilers 2018. On the mound for the Angels was Will Pendergrass who threw seven innings and struck out two. He gave up four hits with no earned runs. Oilers starter Garrett Hermes threw 6.2 innings and struck out five. He too gave up four hits with one earned run. Both were named pitchers of the game. At the plate, Cody Cegielski went 2-4 with one RBI which happened to be the game-tying hit. Check that out below. Cegielski was named hitter of the game.

Fayetteville High

In Game 1 at Fayetteville High, Columbia Angels 2018 defeated LBA Phillips, 2-1. On the mound, Noah Huerta threw five innings and struck out nine. He allowed one run on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Gavin Machado went 1-3 with one triple and one RBI. Machado was named hitter of the game.

In Game 2 at Fayetteville High, LBA Phillips defeated Performance Baseball 15U, 5-4. All four runs for Performance came off the bat of Keshon Williams who hit a mammoth grand slam late in the game. Check that out in the video below. For LBA, Jace Piepkorn went 2-3 with one triple and two runs scored. Zac Tilton went 2-3 with one double and one run scored. Piepkorn and Tilton were named hitters of the game.

Performance Baseball 15U defeated LBA Mayo, 3-2, in Game 3 at Fayetteville High. On the mound, KJ Ross threw 4.1 no-hit innings and struck out two. Check him out in the first video below. Ross was named pitcher of the game. In the last inning, Canaan Wright delivered with the RBI single to win it. Check out the hit below. For his heroics, Wright was named hitter of the game.

In Game 4 at Fayetteville High, Team Rawlings defeated Pro Source Athletics Abbott in the last inning, 12-11. Jake Wade tied things up on a squeeze bunt and would eventually score the game-winning run. At the plate, Ricky Pena went 2-3 with one double and one RBI (check out his swing below). Pro Source's Cody Masters went 3-3 with one home run, one double, two runs batted in, and three runs scored. Both Pena and Masters were named hitters of the game. Also to note, Pro Source's Chase Hacker and Mason Holt each hit a home run.

Performance Baseball 17U defeated NWA Prospects, 6-1, in Game 5 at Fayetteville High. On the mound, Blaine Parker threw six innings and struck out seven. He allowed no runs on his way to pitcher of the game. At the plate, Performance's Carson Chapman went 2-4 while Sean Beasley went 2-3. Both were named hitters of the game.