06/09/2016 9:29 AM
Rawlings Hitters Invite
…The White Sox Elite 16U Fox squad opens up the 2016 competitive summer season with a 2-0-1 record in the Rawlings Hitters Invite Showcase Tournament in Kenosha, WI…
The White Sox Academy 16U Elite-Fox top Stiks Academy in back-and-forth affair, 11-6.
The 16U Sox Elite-Fox team and Stiks Academy passed the lead back and forth five times on Sunday at Nash Park (Field three) Kenosha, WI, but in the end the White Sox 16U pulled out an 11-6 win in six innings over Stiks Academy.
Jimmy Karfis racked up two RBIs on two hits; he tripled in the first inning and singled in the second inning.
Zacary Lis got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He allowed three runs over three innings while striking out three, walked four and gave up four hits.
After a quick strike from Stiks Academy, the 16U Elite-Fox responded with one run in the first scoring on a groundout by Nico Sanchez.
The 16U Elite-Fox went up for good in the second, scoring four runs on two singles.
The White Sox Academy 16U Elite-Fox posted two runs in each of the third, fourth and fifth. In the third, they scored on a walk by Christian Erikson, plating Nick Fushi then scoring on an RBI double by Owen Waunn and a walk by Joey Allen.
The White Sox Academy 16U added two more runs in the bottom of the fifth. David Rubin kicked things off with a triple, plating Elias Hernandez. That was followed up by Muphy Juska's single, scoring Rubin.
The White Sox Academy 16U Elite-Fox and Downers Grove Longshots (Navy) tie 5-5 on Sunday at Nash Park
Nick Fushi handled Downers Grove Longshots's lineup with ease, racking up three strikeouts. The 16U Elite-Fox's pitcher gave up just four hits over four shutout innings.
Jose Sanchez did his best to jumpstart the offense for the White Sox 16U, reaching base four times. He singled in the third inning.
In the bottom of the third, the 16U Elite-Fox grabbed the early lead, 4-0. Sanchez got things going for with a single. A single by Elias Hernandez then moved Sanchez from first to third. Zacary Lis singled, bringing home Sanchez and Hernandez. The White Sox Academy 16U Elite-Fox added more runs when Rubin scored on an RBI single by Brandt McCartney and Lis scored on an RBI single by Owen Waunn.
Sixth-inning rally sparks win for the White Sox Academy 16U Elite-Fox, 19-3
An 11-run explosion in the sixth inning carried the 16U Elite-Fox to a 19-3 win in six innings over the White Sox Aces at Nash Park in Kenosha, WI on Saturday.
The 16U Elite scored in the sixth on a fielder's choice, a two-run double by Owen Waunn, an error, an RBI single by Connor Graefen, a walk by Jose Sanchez, a walk by Nico Sanchez, a sacrifice fly by Tommy Benson, a hit by pitch, a walk by Waunn, and a fielder's choice.
David Rubin did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Fox 16U by reaching base four times. He scored two runs and had two RBIs.
Elias Hernandez looked sharp on the bump. The White Sox Aces managed just two hits off of Hernandez, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out four during his three innings of work.
The White Sox 16U didn't relinquish the lead after scoring seven runs in the fifth inning when they scored on two errors, an RBI single by Graefen, and an RBI triple by Rubin.