Austin Jays All-Stars stay unbeaten
Published 8:08 pm Monday, June 12, 2017
The Austin Jays All Stars remained unbeaten in season play as they won the Waseca Tourney, where they outscored their opponents 31-5.
Easton Meyer, Dane Schara, Gahvin Schafer, Cale Tupy and Brandon Kuhnke led the hitting and Tayte Berg, Meyer and Tupy pitched. Rob Wicks was strong on defense.
The VFW 13-year old Austin All Stars went 1-2 in Blue Earth.
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“We hit the ball very well, but again, too many defensive mistakes. On the bright side, the kids are showing improvement each game and that’s all we can ask” said coach Jeremy Wilson.
CMG All Stars competed in the Shakopee Tourney and they qualified for all three state tourneys.
“Overall we played very well” said Coach Dan Ransom. “A break here or there, and we could have been in the title game, but qualifying for all three state tourneys is a accomplishment.”
Cody Williams, Camden Gilles, Jared Lillemon and Nick Robertson led the hitting and Mac Nelson, Peyton Ransom, Robertson and Lillemon handled pitching chores.
The Local 9 All Stars finished 2-1 in a rain shortened tourney in Stillwater.
“Kids played hard. It’s tough when games are shortened because of weather. It puts a lot of pressure on the kids” said Coach Brock Meyer.
Isaac Osgood, Isaac Nelsen, pitched well and Isaiah Conway and Sam Oelfke led the hitting.
The Austin Eagles All-Stars are heading out this week for play in the Slumpbuster five-day tourney in Omaha, Nebraska. The
Eagles were washed out after one game in the Lakeville tourney.