Congratulations to the players and coaches of Clifton Park Baseball's 11yo and 13yo All Star Teams for winning their state tournaments and earning the right to represent Clifton Park Baseball in next week's Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournaments!! Both teams went undefeated in their district and state tournaments and carry 12-0 records into regional play.
13 Year Olds. The Clifton Park Bobcats, coached by Paul Reinisch, won a record-setting sixth-consecutive state tournament after defeating Orange County 7-2. The 13yo Babe Ruth Regional is being played in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Bobcats begin play against Atlantic Shore (NJ) on Wednesday, July 29. The 13yo players representing Clifton Park at Regionals are Evan Bean, Devin Colon, Jack Flaherty, Jaden Graber, Kyle Gregor, Ben Lavery, Nick Lemire, Sam Law, Kyle Malmberg, Joe Meyer, Jake Reinisch, and Drew Signor.
11 Year Olds. The Clifton Park Legends, coached by Mike Courtney, return to the Mid-Atlantic Regionals for the second year after defeating North Colonie 15-12. The 11yo Cal Ripken Regional is being played in Rome, New York and begins on Wednesday, July 29. The 11yo players representing Clifton Park at Regionals are: Brady Altobelli, Nick Barrese, Mason Courtney, Darien Espinal, Justin Goggins, Robby Hicks, Cameron Leonard, Lorenzo Lombardo, Jimmy Mulligan, Nick Rex, Will Shea, and Cal Van Der Veer.
9 Year Old All Stars fare well at State Tournament
Two 9yo teams advanced to the state tournament and finished the round robin with 3-1 records.
The Wolverines grabbed a #1 seed and advanced to the semi-final where they were defeated by Saratoga.
The Bulldogs #2 seed had them playing in the quarterfinal, where they were defeated by Orange County.
8 Year Old All Stars
The 8 year old Cobras won the Glens Falls Tournament this past weekend.
The 8 year old Sasquatch's played well and made it to the semi-finals. Previously the Sasquatch's advanced through the Cal Ripken district tournament and made it to the semi-final of the state tournament.