2004 Season Standouts

Jordin Hood .364 with 2 homeruns and 14 RBI.
Derek Grant .352 batting average. Pitching 2-1.
Jeff Greco .347 average with 2 homeruns and 12 RBI.
Colin Grant .316 batting average a .956 fielding percentage,played all 24 games.
John MCCarthy team leading 27 innnings pitched and only 8 earned runs allowed.
Ryan Dunn 2-1 record only allowed only 1 homerun.
Steve Stratton .419 including 8 doubles with 23 games played.

2005 District Record

Post 964 district record was 11-2.

2005 District 10 Final Four

1. Libertyville
2. Barrington
3. Gurnee
4. Waukegan

2005 District 10 Tournament Seedings

District 10 Final Results:
1. Lake Zurich
2. Libertyville
3. Barrington
4. Gurnee
5. Grayslake
6. Waukegan
7. Deerfield
8. Lake Forest
9. Mundelein
10. Wauconda
11. Vernon Hills

2005 Post 964 Champs in Eau Claire

Lake Zurich takes 1st Place at The River City Classic in Eau Claire ,Wisconsin at histroic Carson Park. Post 964 went 4-0 defeating host Eau Claire (WI),Winona (MN),Wisconsin Rapids,(WI) and then Morehead (MN) in the championship game.

2005 River City Classic Tournament MVP'S

Four Post 964 players were named to the All Tournament team at the River City Classic in Eau Claire July 8-10th. Dan Anstedt (6-15),Ryan Baranowski(4-11 1HR),Steve Stratton (7-14) and Derek Grant 4-11 pitching 1-0). Congratulations!

2005 Roster.....

1)Dan Anstedt 2)Derek Grant 3)Garrett Rausch 4)Jimmy Robin 5)Joe Gaza
6)John O'Brien 7)Jordin Hood 8)Kevin Biederer 9)Kevin Ross 10)Matt Johlie 11)Mike Bond 12)Mike Orlando 13)Nolan Weick
14)PJ Richards 15)Ryan Baranowski 16)Steve Stratton 17)Tim Johnson 18)Todd McCarthy

2005 Post 964 Tournament Results

3-1 Elgin
2-2 Kenosha
1-3 Wilmette
3-1 Waukegan (1st Place)
4-0 Eau Claire (1st Place)
1-2 10th District Play Down
14-9 Overall

2005 Post 964 Tournament Results Copy

3-1 Elgin
2-2 Kenosha
1-3 Wilmette
3-1 Waukegan (1st Place)
4-0 Eau Claire (1st Place)
1-2 10th District Play Down
14-9 Overall

2005 Waukegan Tournament

Post 964 takes 1st Place in the 24th Fred Gordon Memorial at Bowen Park in Waukegan. Lake Zurich defeats Lake Forest by a score of 4-2 in 8 innings to repeat as champs of the tournament sponsored by Waukegan American Legion.

2006 District 10 Tournament Seedings

1) Lake Zurich 2)Lake Forest 3) Grayslake 4)Waukegan 5)Deerfield 6)Libertville 7)Mundelein 8)Gurnee 9)Highland Park 10)Wauconda 11)Barrington 12)Vernon Hills

2006 Player Highlites

Jordin Hood .397 with 5 homers and 31 RBI.
John O'Brien .364 with 6 triples and 33 RBI
Joey DeBernardis .354 with 5 triples,4 homers,46 RBI. Pitching 2.09 ERA with a 5-1 record,31 strikeouts against 13 walks and a staff leading 47-1/3 innings.
Garrett Rausch 6-1 with a 2.35 ERA, 23 strikeouts against 7 walks.
Matt Gilhooly .333 with 30 hits and 18 walks. Pitching 3-2 with a 2.95 ERA.

2006 10th District Final Record


2006 Season Summary

Overall Record 29-13.
District 12-1.
Tournament 14-11.
Non-District 3-1.
1st Place 10Th District Final Four Tournament,10th District Champs!
2nd Place Wilmette Waves Wood Bat Tournament.
2nd Place (tie)River City Classic Tournament,Eau Claire.
3rd Place Fred Gordon Wood Bat,Waukegan.

2006 Eau Claire All-Tournament Team Named

The 2006 All-Tournament Team for Lake Zurich selected by Eau Claire tournament officials: Garrett Rausch,PJ Richards,Steve Cleary and Jordin Hood. Congratulations!

2006 Tournament Results

Elgin Earlybird (2-2)
Wilmette Waves (2-2)
Fred Gordon Memorial (3-2)
River City Classic (2-2)
10th District Play Down (2-1)
10th District Final Four (3-0)
2nd Division (0-2)

2007 Distict 10 Regular Season Results

(1)Deerfield 12-3
(2)Lake Forest 10-4
(3)Lake Zurich 12-4
(4)Grayslake 9-5-1
(5)Barrington 8-6
(6)Waukegan 7-6-1
(7)Libertyville 7-7
(8)Gurnee 6-7
(9)Mundelein 6-9-1
(10)Vernon Hills 4-10-1
(11)Wauconda 3-10
(12)Highland Park 3-10.

2007 Illinois American Legion Winners

10th District Champ - Libertyville
2nd Division Champ - St.Charles
Illinois State Champs - Arlington Heights

2007 10th District Final Four Tournament Teams

The final four for 2007 in District 10:
(2)Lake Forest

2007 Eau Claire All-Tournament Team Named

The Lake Zurich All Tournament team for the River City Classic:Kevin Callahan,Ryan Morrill,Kyle Hanna and Austin Schmeisser. Post 964 went 2-2 in this years Classic highlited by a game with the host Eau Claire which Lake Zurich battled but lost 11-10. Wins against Moorhead,Mn.and Wisconsin Rapids as well as a second loss was to Green Bay Southwest rounded the results for this years tourney.

2007 Pitching Leaders

Jimmy LaPlume-11 appearances,56 innings,54 K's,3.05 ERA
Ryan Morrill-33 K's,2.54 ERA
Steve Cleary-4-0 record,2.10 ERA,allowed only 6 earned runs
Brock Simon-11 appearances,25 K's
Dan Zummo-17 K's,5 bases on balls,3-1 record
Matt Gilhooly-3-1 record, 33-2/3 innings

2007 Fred Gordon Memorial Tournament Champions!

Lake Zurich Post 964 took 1st Place in the 26th Annual Fred Gordon Memorial Tournament in Waukegan. Post 964 defeated the host Waukegan 5-4 in 11 innings to capture the tournament for the second time in the last three years.

2007 Wilmette Wood Bat Tournament Results

Lake Zurich defeated Northbrook and Highland Park and lost to Rock Island and Barrington in getting a 2-2 split. This tournament was highlited by a 2-1 loss against a very powerful Rock Island team which ended up winning it's Division and advancing to the 2007 Illinois State Tournament.

2007 Former Post 964 Player Earns Freshman All-American

Northern Illinois second baseman Jordin Hood was named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team as chosen by Collegiate Baseball. Jordin ranked among the team's leading hitters throughout the year and capped his rookie season by earning second-team All-MAC accolades.The first Huskie to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2003, hit .294 with six home runs, 29 RBI and 11 stolen bases while compiling a .459 slugging percentage during his initial collegiate campaign. Hood was one of four MAC players among the Freshman All-America honorees in 2007.

2008 Current Post 964 Player Commits To Penn State

Post 964 Third Baseman Joey DeBernardis will be playing for Penn State
in 2009.As a junior he hit .400 with a .484 on base percentage and a .789 slugging percentage, slugging 10 home runs and driving in 39 as the team went 24-10 and won the North Suburban Conference championship. He was named All-Conference, All-Area and All-County.DeBernardis chose the Nittany Lions over Pitt, Iowa, Michigan State and Northern Illinois."Joey is a solid defensive corner infielder and a right handed offensive threat," said Penn State Coach Robbie Wine.

2008 St.Charles is 2nd Division Winner

St.Charles captured the 2nd Division championship at played at Libertyville High School and moves on to the State tournament.

2008 Illinois Division Winners

First Division Arlington Heights
Second Division champion St. Charles Post 342
Third Division champs Moline Post 246
Fourth Division champion Decatur Post 105
Fifth Division Edwardsville
Host team Belleville Post 58

2008 Lake Zurich Wins 5th Annual Falls Classic

Ryan Morrill hit a grand slam, Steve Cleary (3 RBI) homered, and teammate Robert Brant went 2-2 in the win over Hudson. Post 964 wound up with 13 hits in the rout. ... Earlier in a 15-5 win over Chippewa Falls, Wis., LZ's Scott Stratton homered, while Austin Schmeisser and Tim Nolan each went 3-for-4. Tyler Schmitz got the win. ... In a Falls Classic opener on Friday, LZ's Dan Zummo yielded four hits and struck out six in six innings in an 8-1 win over Red Wing, Minn. Schmeisser was 3-for-4 from the lead-off slot.

2008 10th District Regular Season Final Results

1)Lake Zurich
4)Lake Forest
7)Highland Park

2008 Coach Grant Gets 100th Win

Dan Grant Lake Zurich American Legion's manager, captured his 100th career victory when Post 964 thumped Hudson,Wisconsin at the Fifth Annual Falls Classic in July of 2008. Grant took over in 2005 as Manager getting to the 100 win plateau in less than four years at the helm.

2008 Former Post 964 Player Gets Selected in Major League Draft

Post 964 former player Joey DeBernardis was selected in the 38th round by the Florida Marlins (1,138th overall) in the 2008 Major League Baseball draft but instead accepted a scholarship to Penn State University where he is in enrolled as a freshman.

2008 Season Recap

Record 27-10(15-3)
#1 Seed 10th District Tournament (14-1)
1st Place Falls Classic Tournament,River Falls,Wisconsin
2nd Place Elgin Earlybird Tournament
Joey DeBernardis .491 28-57
Peter Romanello 26 RBI
Matt Gilhooly and Austin Schmeisser over 190 innings with 0 errors
Steve Cleary 2.48 ERA
Dan Zummo 37 K's in 40 innings of work

2009 Dan Johnsen Leads Team in Hitting

With a .435 batting average Dan was the team leader in hitting in 2009

2009 10th District Playoffs Seedings

10th District double elimination tournament starts Monday,July 13th. Seeding as follows:
2)Lake Forest
4)Highland Park
9)Lake Zurich

2009 Waukegan Tournament Results

Post 964 goes 3-0 in pool play beating Morton Grove,Zion and Lake Forest which advanced them to the Sunday round of play where Lake Zurich defeated 10th District foe Grayslake setting up a championship game later that day with Lake Forest. Lake Forest defeated Lake Zurich 6-5 with a run in the 7th inning to win the tournament giving Post 964 a second place finish.

2009 American Legion 10th District Winner

Barrington is the winner of the 10th District. Barrington goes on to Wheaton to represent the 10th District in the 2nd Division Tournament that plays from July 19-24th.

2009 Kyle Hanna Back Finishes Legion Career

Kyle Hanna a three player ended his American Legion career in July 2009.

2009 Season Highlites

Dan Johnsen .435 (20-46)
Kyle Hanna .419 (13-31)
Peter Sandstedt....Team leading 21 hits
Steve Cleary .333 average 20 hits 6 doubles 2 triples 1 homerun 14 RBI 4.24 ERA
Dave O'Connell 4-1 record with 41-1/3 innings 32 strikeouts against 12 walks

2009 Barrington Advances To State Tournament

Barrington defeated Wheaton and became winner of the 2nd Division. Barrington now advances to the Illinois State Tournament hosted by Palatine at Rec Park in Arlington Heights starting on July,29th.

2009 In The News

2009 American Legion Recap
Attached is the season in review with articles from the Lake Zurich Courier.

2010 Season Stat Highlights

Jordan Johnson...29 hits, 21 RBI, .426 batting average 
Anthony Orlando... 10 doubles, 2 HR, .406 batting average 
Jeff Moree....41 innings pitched, 54K's,0.93 WHIP,1.76 ERA

2011 Final Summary

Overall Season Record 16-16

Mike Irgang - Pitcher

Dan Johnsen - Pitcher,Outfield

Mitch Tuthill - Outfield

2012 Pitching Leaders

Wyatt Spector
46 Innings
49 Strikeouts
9 Walks
1.96 ERA
Mike Lutz
45 Innings
42 Strikeouts
5 Walks
3.60 ERA

2012 Season Recap

*Record 28-9
*2nd Division Appearance
*10th District Champion
*1st Place Barrington Mid-Summer Classic Tournament
*1st Place Eau Claire River City Classic
*15 Game Winning Streak

2012 Stat Leaders

Batting Average Over (.400): John Orlando (.440) Sean Eder (.410)
Hits: John Orlando (44)
Runs: John Orlando (40)
Doubles: Brian Wiest (11)
Triples: John Orlando (6)
Homers: Sean Eder (6)
RBI: Sean Eder (32)
Walks: Collin Roto (22)
Defense: Brian Wiest (252 innings)

2013 Season Recap

Record (17-18)
2nd Place 10th District (qualifies for 2nd Division Tournament Berth)
3rd Place 2nd Division  

2013 Stat Leaders - Offense

Batting Average Over .300 :

Colton Wagner (.423) Tanner Kiser (.412)

Joey Holtz (.390) Mike Shastany (.366) Joe Jianette (.355)

Total Hits: Tanner Kiser (42) Joey Holtz (30) Colton Wagner (30)

Doubles: Tanner Kiser (14)  Colton Wagner (12)

Homeruns: Tanner Kiser (5) Colton Wagner (3)

RBI: Tanner Kiser (32) Colton Wagner (30)

Walks: James DeGeorge (20)



2013 Stat Leaders - Defense

Innings Played : Tanner Kiser (208) James Degeorge (195) Joe Pizzolato (169) Joey Holtz (151)
Most Innings/Fewest Errors: James DeGeorge (195/2)

2013 Stat Leaders - Pitching

ERA: Nick Jones (2.40) Ryan  Maziarka (2.93)
Total Innings: Mike Mulder (48 2/3) Ryan Maziarka (43)
Strikeouts: Mike Mulder (35) Ryan Maziarka (32)
Most Wins: Mike Mulder (4)

2014 Highlights

Mike Shastany..... avg .409... 18 hits...10 RBI 

Colton Wagner..... avg.361...12 runs...4 doubles

Joey Holtz..... avg. 361

Steve Van Stedum .345


Colton Wagner 84 innings 

Mike Shastany 84 innings

Dylan Antonides  19 innings 19 K's with 3 BB
Mike Shastany 2-1 win/loss record
Mike Mulder 3.37 ERA 

2015 Team Leaders

Steve Elrod .444 Batting Average 

Trevor Staley .421 Batting Average

Joey Holtz .412 Batting Average, 21 Runs Scored, 10 Doubles 

Colton Wagner .412 Batting Average, Total Hits 28, Triples 3, Homers 4

Jacob Kubin .400 Batting Average

Eddie Blonski Total of 122 Innings on Defense 

Sam Zoibi 44 Innings Pitched,5-0 Record, 5 Complete Games, 32 K's,2.45 ERA 




2015 Season Recap

Overall Record 17-5
10th District Record 12-0
10th District Champion 
2nd Division Qualifier 

2016 Recap

Final Record 



Tyler Snep .500 (14-28)

Nick Sanders .480 (12-25)

Dylan Niedzwiecki .433 (13-30)

Aiden Miller .419 (13-31)


Dylan Niedzwiecki 63 innings 0 errors

Jacob Kubin 63 innings 2 errors 


Sam Zoibi 13 innings 14 K's 

Kevin Johlie 9 innings ERA 0.00