Team Mizuno USA 13U DIA Cardinal player Trevor Dickson threw a complete game no hitter with 15K's and 4 walks. . Dickson was also 4-6 at the plate in the double header with 6 stolen bases and an RBI leading the Roadrunners to a 2-0 win.
WESTERN MASS DIAMONDJAXX 12U DII AND 13U D1A TEAMS OFF TO A FAST START
The 12U/D2 Jaxx team coached by Jason Bailly, Gary Toth and Luis Diaz is in their first season of Elite Baseball. This team is currently 7-1 and 4-0 in Division play. They are being led by Emmanuel Colon (.407), Matt Essig (.400) and Greg Sarna-McCarthy (.393) at the plate and by Evan Bailly (2 wins), Essig (1 win 0.00 ERA) and Colon (1 win 0.00 ERA) on the mound. Colon (12 RBI’s) and Cameron Hunter (11 RBI’s) have been huge driving in runs.
The 13U Division 1A team is also off to a 7-1 start, 3-1 in division play. The 2013 12U Division 2 champions are again coached by Jay Ray, Chris Hebert and Kevin Topor and the core of their roster returned for the 2014 season. The Jaxx are off to a hot start at the plate, led by Andrew LeBel (.654), Austin Crowley (.533) and Devin Slattery (.481) followed by five other players hitting .333 or better over the first 8 games. Run production has been led by LeBel (16 RBI) and Aidan Ciquera, who has knocked in 13 runs on the season. The team is also receiving strong pitching from the entire staff, led by Graham Topor and Koby Ray. Topor is off to a 3-0 start with a .93 ERA and Ray is 2-0 with a .44 ERA and both have been helped by strong defense as the team has committed only four errors in 8 games. “Our kids are off to a good start but we know it is a long season and our sole goal is to play the game the right way and be a better team at the end of the year than we are at the beginning of the year, and the kids are certainly buying into the philosophy.” says coach Ray.
SOUTHERN MAINE RIVER RATS 9U TEAM STARTS OFF SEASON 6-0
In their first year, the Southern Maine River Rats 9U team is off to a fantastic start to the 2014 spring season. The Rats have a perfect 6-0 record along with a 2-0 record in division games. This team is made up of 8 and 9 year olds from the Southern Maine area who practiced hard over the winter months with 30 indoor winter workouts.
This team has won in several different ways this year. They have won via run rule, came back from being down 2-0 in the last inning and even had a walk off win! Top performers in the first 6 games are Quincy Seavey, Alex Bean, Joshua Kopetski and Mason Collins. Other key contributors to their hot start are Richard Tremble, Avery Nelson, Dominic Brunner, Kevin Butts, Gabe Harmon, Gage Tarbox-Belanger, Alex Gordon and Matt Gonneville.