Under 16 State Winter Championship 2021

GBA Wins Under 16 Winter Championship

DAY TWO

Baseball Victoria

01 August 2021

 

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The 2021 Under 16 State Winter Championships wrapped up on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Sale, with Geelong taking out the championship following a 10-1 win over Ringwood. Latrobe Valley finished in third place, Bendigo in fourth, and City West in fifth.

Wellington Shire Councillor Ian Bye was on hand to present medals as Geelong's Tanner Stack was earned MVP honours. Stack batted .636 with five singles, two doubles, 7 RBIs, and 10 runs scored throughout the tournament.

Congratulations to Geelong and well done to all players and teams on a great weekend of baseball!

 

Championship Game:         Geelong 10 v Ringwood 1

Geelong beat Ringwood for the second time today to secure the Under 16 State Winter Championship.

Ringwood got their offense started when Charles Mills doubled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Geelong evened things up at one in the bottom of the second inning, scoring on a Cade White single.

The game was tied at one with Geelong batting in the bottom of the third when Harvey Elderfield doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.

Addison Bishop-Worn led things off on the hill for Geelong, allowing two hits and one run over three innings, striking out five.

Aaron Moffitt toed the rubber for Ringwood, surrendering five runs on six hits over two innings, striking out four and walking zero. Matthew Butler threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Geelong racked up eight hits in the game. Elderfield and Christian Sollberger each collected multiple hits for Geelong. Elderfield led Geelong with three hits in three at bats.

 

 

Game 4     Ringwood 4 v Geelong 14

Ringwood fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 14-4 loss to Geelong on Sunday morning. Geelong took the lead on a single from Macks Powell in the first inning and Ringwood struggled to contain the high-powered offense.

Ringwood scored three runs in the third inning with a single by Charles Mills and a double by Matthew Butler.

Geelong scored five runs in the fourth inning, led by Tanner Stack and Addison Bishop-Worn with RBIs.

Cade White got the start for Geelong. The pitcher allowed three hits and four runs over two and two-thirds innings, striking out four.

Ethan Jenkins was on the hill for Ringwood. The bulldog lasted one inning, allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out one. Tyler Kilby threw two innings out of the bullpen.

Butler, Mills, and Ash Geary-Smith all had one hit to lead Ringwood.

Geelong scattered 14 hits in the game including multiple from Stack, Powell, and White. Stack went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Geelong in hits and also stole two of the team's six stolen bases.

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DAY ONE

Baseball Victoria

31 July 2021

The 2021 Under 16 State Winter Championships got underway in Sale today with six action-packed games.

After the first day of play, Geelong and Ringwood are undefeated, followed by Latrobe Valley at 1-2.

Day 2 will start with a battle of the unbeaten teams as Ringwood and Geelong play at 9:00am.

Check out recaps from today's games below.

Game 1     City West 5 v Geelong 15

City West couldn't keep up with Geelong and fell 15-5 in the first game on Saturday.

Geelong scored five runs in the third inning with RBIs from Tanner Stack, Nyah O'Brien, Harvey Elderfield, and Bradyn Barker.

Cade White was on the hill for Geelong, throwing one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and three runs while striking out one.

Rui Ota started the game for City West. The pitcher allowed five hits and six runs while Fletcher Wilson threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Rivi Zdraveski and Baili Quach each collected one hit to lead City West.

Geelong scattered 14 hits in the game, including multiple from Stack, Elderfield, Will Cavanagh, Christian Sollberger, and Addison Bishop-Worn. Stack went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Geelong in hits and had three of the team's six stolen bases.

 

Game 2     Geelong 12 v Bendigo 5

Geelong managed a no-hitter against Bendigo and recorded three hits of their own.

Geelong scored five runs in both the first and the second, while Bendigo battled back with five in the third. Geelong scored a final two in the bottom of the third as the team won its second straight game.

Christian Sollberger led the way on the mound with two hits and 4 RBIs. Alex Paddle doubled in the bottom of the third.

Bendigo's Tayte Cottingham took three walks while Logan Van der Hagen took two. Marcus Murphy and Phoebe Martin knocked in runs for Bendigo.

Geelong's Tanner Stack threw 1.1 innings with a 2.25 WHIP and two strikeouts. Simon Day had a 3.00 WHIP with three strikeouts.

Ryan Kinkade and Jesse Hando contributed on the mound for Bendigo.

Game 3    Geelong 9 v Latrobe Valley 1

Geelong's three pitchers didn't allow a single hit as they defeated Latrobe Valley 9-1 on Saturday afternoon.

Geelong opened up scoring in the first inning on a single from Cade White but Latrobe Valley tied it at one all in the third. A 2-RBI double from Addison Bishop-Worn helped Geelong break the game open.

Bishop-Worn toed the rubber for Geelong. The pitcher lasted two innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out five and walking zero.

Jarrod Thomas was on the pitcher's mound for Latrobe Valley. The hurler allowed one hit and one run over one inning. Riley Jackway threw one and two-thirds innings in relief.

Bishop-Worn went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Geelong in hits.

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GBA UNDER 16 SQUAD

Bradyn Barker                        Bellarine Bears

Addison Bishop-Worn       Werribee Giants

Will Cavanagh                       Guild All-Stars

Simon Day                              Colac Braves

Harvey Elderfield                 East Belmont Saints

Cooper Laurie                        Guild All-Stars

Nyah O'Brien                         Bellarine Bears

Levi  Packer                            Werribee Giants

Alex Paddle                             East Belmont Saints

Macks Powell                         Werribee Giants

Christian Sollberger             Deakin Baseball Club

Tanner Stack                          Guild All-Stars

Cade White                            Guild All-Stars

Oliver Yarnall                        Deakin Baseball Club

 

Chris Rickard                         (Head Coach)

Tim Rankin                            (Assistant Coach)

Emerson Rickard                  (Assistant Coach)

Julie Rickard                           (Scorer)

Kelvin  Paddle                        (Executive Officer)