All-Stars U/16 Team Wins Team Exposure Tournament
The All-Stars played in TEAM EXPOSURE U/16 tournament the weekend of September 13 and the 14th. They crushed every team they played against going undefeated and taking 1st place.
Some overall offensive team statistics that stood out were; team batting average .396, on base percentage .703, scoring 45 runs, 36 hits, 12 extra base hits, 6 sacrifices. This was all done in only 18 innings of work due to shortened games. Our pitchers and defense were equally outstanding; 4 runs allowed (only 2 earned), 31 strikeouts, 7 hits, 4 walks.
Kurtis Sippy (Oak Creek High School) was the winning pitcher in a game won by the All-Stars over the Rockford Blazers 10-0 on a 4 inning run rule. Kurtis gave up 2 hits while striking out 6. The team scored 10 runs on 9 hits while drawing 5 walks with a big 2nd inning of 5 runs scored. Nick Schultz (West Salem) had 3 RBI’s while Dan Scallon (Wauwatosa East HS) and Nate Egofske (New Berlin West) each had 2 hits, 2 RBI’s and a double.
The All-Stars came out hitting again beating the Thunder 11 -1 in a run rule game. Jake Greismaier (Arrowhead HS) pitched all 5 innings facing only 17 batters, striking out 10, allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. The team had a big 9 run 4th inning to run away from the Thunder in a close game up to that point. The All-Stars pounded out 8 hits in the game. Nate Santos (Altoona HS) and Kurtis Sippy (Oak Creek HS) each had 2 RBI’s while Anthony Ollis (Palmyra Eagle HS) and Mason Siefert (Arrowhead HS) each had run scoring triples.
All-Stars 11 Riverhawks 1 in a 5 inning run rule game. The team started out strong by scoring 3 runs in the first inning. The team scored in 4 out of the 5 innings played while pounding out 11 hits, 3 of them doubles and one triple. Aaron Hagburg (Osseo Fairchild HS) and Ryan Miller (Union Grove HS) each had 2 RBI’s while Drew Tschumper (West Salem HS) and Hagburg each had 2 hits. Nate Santos was lights out on the hill facing 9 batters in the first 3 innings while striking out 8. Drew Tschumper finished out the contest pitching two solid innings in relief.
All-Stars 13, Aurora 2. The final game for first place started a bit rocky with the All-Stars committing two errors that led to 2 runs in the top of the first but answered with four runs of their own in the bottom half. They never trailed again winning the game on a 4 inning run rule. Ryan Miller pitched a great game with an outstanding tight breaking ball that batters just couldn’t read. He struck out 5 while only giving up two hits and zero earned runs. The All-Stars had 8 hits including 4 extra base hits while drawing 7 walks. Nate Egofske was big at the plate with 2 hits and 4 RBI’s. Jake Greismaier and Aaron Hagburg each had 2 RBI’s to help the team take home the 1st place trophy.