12U Southern Maine River Rats player Brock Gibbons is anything but average when it comes to his skill level on the baseball field. In 3 years he has won 2 EBL Championships at the 9U & 10U Division I level and was runner up last year at the 11U Division I level. Here is Matthew's interview with EBL:
What age level and team are you on for the 2019 season?
Gibbons: I am on the Southern Maine River Rats 12U Black division I team.
What positions do you play?
Gibbons: I play pitcher, 1st base and outfield. My favorite position is pitcher.
How do you like playing for the River Rats program?
Gibbons: I love playing for the River Rats program. I think the winter training and how well we know each other makes us succeed.
How does your 2019 team look?
Gibbons: I feel like we have gotten bigger, stronger, faster and worked on our knowledge of the game.
Is there a game or tournament that you remember the most?
Gibbons: I really enjoyed going to Baseball Heaven in 2016. Great fields and solid competition. I would have to say my favorite so far was the USA Baseball in Cary, NC. The fields were amazing and I got to play with some of the best players from around the country.
How do you like playing in the Elite Baseball League?
Gibbons: I love it. Great competition. I love playing on the different fields and getting to know the different players in New England.
Who is your favorite baseball player?
Gibbons: Bryce Harper