Roncalli Reserves Win Over Gross 2-1
2014 and Before
Roncalli vs Northwest
Today was a great day for our first win. The team faced Northwest and in the first inning
scored 5 runs. Nick and Gabe earned walks then Zach hit to the second baseman who
erred. Gabe scored on that play. Next Jack got on base with a walk and Louie got a single
that scored 2 more. Nate followed with a single then another walk for Joey L for a total
of 5 runs in the first.
The second inning was great too - three runs with singles by Gabe and Caleb. Tyler and Jack
got on base with a walk and getting hit by a pitch.
In the third inning, Nick got another single and a stolen base with a single and stolen base
for Zach as well. Caleb had a double that inning. With these hits, a walk earned by Tyler
and Joey getting hit by a pitch we got 3 more runs.
The fourth inning was exciting too - Louie and Mitch started off with singles, followed by
back to back to back walks by Joey L, Nick and Gabe. Caleb and Jack had singles this inning
too for 5 runs. Tomorrow is a double header at Bryan - roll Pride!
Roncalli Freshman/Reserve vs Plattesmouth
Today Roncalli played Plattesmouth. Even though the score ended up 14-11, there were a lot of highlights. In fact it got so exciting I might have
missed a few things! Jack started the game off with 2 strikeouts, then Nolan B had 3 strikeouts with Nick C finishing up with 5 strikeouts.
Joey L was out first baserunner reaching first on a walk. Joey was patient at the plate and had two walks today. Nick C had 2 singles, Zach, Louie,
Caleb, Garrett, Jack, and Nolan C all contributed singles as well. In the bottom of the 5th, the Pride scored 8 runs on 6 hits. Zach started a nice
double play in the second inning. Nolan C had a nice play at short.
Roncalli vs. Elkhorn
Thursday April 10, the freshman/reserve team faced Elkhorn High. Zach had four
strikeouts and Nolan Crinklaw had one strikeout. Zach also went 3 for 3 with three
singles and a walk. Nick Crinklaw added two singles as well. Nolan Chaloupka
caught two fly balls at short, Nathan Leuck had a catch in rightfield. Caleb
Dempsey, Nolan Crinklaw and Zach Wiese all had stolen bases. Looking better
Freshman/Reserve vs Wahoo
Today the team played at beautiful Sam Crawford field in Wahoo. It was a great
day for baseball, warm and sunny. Unfortunately, Roncalli lost to Wahoo 17 - 7 but
there were highlights nevertheless. Joey Lee got the first extra base hit of the
season with a double. Every player got on base today in a combination of walks,
hits and one player hit by a pitch. Garrett Graeve had 3 strikeouts and Louie
Kimble had 5 strikeouts. Our next game is Thursday vs. Elkhorn at home.
Freshman/Reserve vs Bellevue West
Despite a 12-0 loss to Bellevue West, there were some fine moments in the game.
Tyler had a single. Jack had 4 strikeouts and Nolan had 2 strikeouts. Gabe beat
out a dropped third strike to reach first. Zach pulled down 2 line drives for outs at
third. Nick caught 2 fly balls in center.
Roncalli Catholic vs. Skutt Catholic
Today the Freshman/Reserve team played Skut Catholic. The final score was 12-1 with Skutt winning. Caleb Dempsey had a single. Jack Mordeson started a great double play catching a line drive and throwing to second to catch the runner off base. Zach Wiese snagged a line drive while he was playing second. Louie Kimble had a nice catch in left field and Garrett Graeve had a good catch in center field. Next game is Saturday April 5.
First game for Freshman/Reserve team
Today was the first game for the Freshman/Reserve team vs, Elkhorn South. Monday started out as a beautiful spring day but by game time it was winter again. Unfortunately, Elkhorn South won 22-3. Nick, Garrett, Louie, Joey C and Nathan all got singles. it was a very cold.windy day. Hopefully warm weather is in our forecast.
Final Regular Season Game
Well, it is hard to believe but the 2013 baseball season is coming to an end. The Pride Reserve ended the regular season with a tough 5 - 3 loss to Skutt on Tuesday night.
Noah Oswald pitched all 7 innings to get the loss. Skutt scored 3 runs in the top of the 5th and the Pride answered with 3 runs of their own in the bottom of the 5th. Skutt took the lead in the top of the 7th with 2 runs. The Pride made a late push and had runners on 1st and 3rd with 2 outs but Caleb Dempsey was thrown out at the plate to end the game.
The Pride ended the regular season with a record of 19 - 9. They start play in the State Tournament on Friday, July 19 with a game against Northwest at Boyd Field at 8:00.
Comeback win over Gross
Pride vs Gross
June 21, 2013
The Pride Reserve picked up a huge 4 - 3 win over rival Gross on Friday night.
Dan Bowers pitched a complete game giving up only 3 runs (only 2 were earned) on 4 hits in getting the win. He struckout 10 batters and did not walk anyone. He faced the minimum number of batters in the final 4 innings. This was his best outing of the year.
The Pride scored all 4 runs in the 5th inning on singles by Andrew Lamer, Nolan C, Nick Crinklaw, and Noah Oswald.
Gross was able to get the tying run on base in the top of the 7th inning but Andrew Lamer stopped the threat by throwing out the runner trying to steal 2nd to seal the win.
The Pride are now 7 - 3 on the year with a double header on Saturday when they host Cental.
Another Dominating Win
Pride vs Lincoln High
June 7, 2013
The Pride Reserve scored early and often in route to an easy 14 - 1 win over Lincoln High Friday night.
Noah Oswald started on the mound pitching 3 solid innings. He allowed 1 unearned run on 2 hits. He walked 4 and also had 4 strikeouts. Landon Garrelts came in to pitch the final inning and did not allow a run or hit.
The Pride scored 5 runs in the 1st and 2nd innings to take early control. Noah Oswald lead the team going 3 for 3 at the plate. Caleb Dempsey, Landon Garrelts, Nick Valla, Josh Lampe, and Ross Doehlin also added base hits.
The Pride now have a 2 week layout and are scheduled to next take the field on June 21st.
Pride vs Omaha South
June 6, 2013
The Pride Reserve got back on the winning track with a 11 - 3 win over Omaha South at Brown Park. Nick Valla picked up the win going 3 innings and giving up 3 runs of which only 2 were earned. He allowed 2 hits while walking 2 and striking out 3. Jonathan Sheehy came in relief pitching the final 4 innings while picking up the save. He allowed just 1 batter over the minimum giving up 0 runs on 2 hits. He struck out 4 and did not walk a batter.
The pride was lead at the plate by Landon Garrelts which went 3 - 5, Caleb Dempsey which went 3 - 4, Nick Valla which went 2 - 3, and Nolan Kosmicki which went 2 - 2 on the night. Others that recorded singles were Noah Oswald and Nolan Chaloupka.
The pride opened the scoring with 3 in the top of the 1st and 4 in the top of the 2nd. Both innings started with the 1st 2 batters getting out. They added 2 runs in the 4th and then a single run in the 7th to cap the scoring. They had 12 hits on the night and only committed 1 error.
They improved their record to 5 - 3 for the summer season. They are next in action on Friday, June 7th @ Roncalli where they will entertain Lincoln High at 5:30.
The Reserve won their 2nd straight game with a dominating win over Northwest last night. The Reserve scored in every inning and won 11 - 1 in 4 innings. They improved their record to 3 - 2 on the year.
They received an outstanding pitching effort by Jonathan Sheehy. He pitched all 4 innings in getting the win. He allowed 1 unearned run on 1 hit, 1 walk, and 7 strikeouts.
Dan Bowers and Nick Valla each had a Double driving in 4 of the 11 runs. Nicki Iossi, Caleb Dempsey and Nick Crinklaw each had 2 hits on the night.
They are next in action with a Double Header at Central on Saturday.
Back on the Winning Track
The Reserve improved their record to 2 - 2 with a bounce back win after a couple tough losses in the Burke Tourney over the the rainy weekend. The Pride beat South 7 - 1 on a great night for baseball. It didn't start well due to a scheduling issue as the Pride thought the game was at AL and South was at Roncalli waiting for us to arrive.
Dan Bowers pitched a complete game allowing 1 run on just 1 hit. He walked 4 and struck out 10.
The Pride had 8 hits on the night. Leading the way was Noah Oswald and Dan Bowers who each had 2 hits on the night. Nick Iossi, Nick Valla, Colton Amburn, Landon Garrelts, also recorded base hits.
The Pride is next scheduled to play at Northwest Wed night and a double header on Saturday at Central.
Reserve Start the Summer on a High Note
The Reserve got off to a great start for the Summer Season. With Mike Pryor coaching his first game for the Reserve Team, the Reserve came up with a 7 - 6 comeback win over the Millard Sox on a cool night at Westgate Park.
Dan Bowers pitched a complete game giving up 6 runs on 13 hits. He struck out 4 and did not walk anyone.
The reserve opened the game with 2 runs in the first inning on base hits by Nick Valla and Andrew Lamer. They followed that up with 2 runs in the 2nd on hits by Nolan Kosmicki and Dan Bowers. They appeared to be sailing along to a big win but Millard Sox came back to score 3 in the bottom of the 2nd and then single runs in the 3rd, 4th, and 6th to take a 6 - 5 lead into the 7th inning. Nolan Kosmicki lead off the 7th with a single to left and after a walk and an error, Dan Bowers singled to center driving in a couple runs. Dan Bowers held the Millard Sox in the bottom of the 7th. The big play of the 7th inning was Andrew Lamer throwing out a running trying to steal 2nd after a leadoff single.
The Reserve are back in action this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in a tourney at Omaha Burke.
Final Spring Game
It is hard to believe but the spring baseball season has come and gone. The reserve team wrapped up play Tuesday night with a home game vs Skutt High School. Skutt pulled out a 2 - 1 win over Roncali.
Nick Valla pitched a complete game giving up only 2 runs on 3 hits. Garrett Graves, Nick Crinklaw, and Ross Doehling all had 1 hit each for the reserve. The reserve scored 1 run in the bottom of the 6th and had runners at 2nd & 3rd with only 1 out but they were left stranded. They did get the tying run at 2nd in the bottom of the 7th but again were not able to get the key hit.
The reserve finished the spring season with a 4 - 5 record and are looking forward to a great summer of baseball.
Saturday Double Header
The reserve played a double header on Saturday at Bryan High School. Game 1 was a date with Class A Lincoln High. They started off with a strong pitching performance by Nick Valla. Nick went 6 innings allowing only 1 run thru 5 innings. A number of errors lead to 5 runs in the top of the 6th.
The score was tied 6 - 6 going into the top of the 7th. Lincoln High scored 2 runs to take a 2 run lead into the bottom of the 7th.
Nicki Iossi lead off the bottom of the 7th with a base hit and Cole Gillespie hit a double to score Iossi. After a fly out by Dempsey, Jonathan Sheehy hit a shot up the middle scoring Gillespie. Jonathan Sheehy stole a couple bases and with him at 3rd, Nate Meyer hit a ground ball to 2nd. Jonathan Sheehy slide under the tag at home to finish off the comeback win.
Mike Wilmes lead the team going 3 for 4 at the plate. Caleb Dempsey went 2 for 3 and Nicki Iossi and Jonathan Sheehy went 2 for 4.
Game 2: The 2nd game was against another Class A team in Bryan. Noah Oswald started on the mound and had a hard time finding the plate. Bryan scored 4 runs on 0 hits and 7 walks.
Even though they got into a hole early, they did not give up. They battled back to cut the lead to 6 - 5 with the tying run at 3rd base in the 7th inning. The rally fell short and they lost 6 - 5.
Dan Bowers lead the team going 3 for 4 at the plate. Nick Valla went 2 for 4 with a double.
The final game of the spring season is Tuesday, April 30th. They play Skutt at 5:00 at Roncalli.
The reserve team lost 2 - 1 Friday night to Fremont. Jonathan Sheehy pitched the first 4 innings giving up 2 runs on 5 hits. Dan Bowers pitched the last 3 innings giving up 0 runs on 3 hits.
The bats were a bit quite in this one. Nolan Kosmicki and Nick Valla lead the team both going 2 for 3 at the plate. They just were not able to get the key hit when they needed it.
The next game is a double header on Saturday at Bryan.
Reserve Winning Streak
Well, it was finally time for some baseball. The reserve team had not played since their double header win 2 1/2 weeks ago. Although it was a long wait, it was worth it. The reserve beat Ralston 8-0 to improve to 3-2 on the year.
They got a great pitching performance from Nick Iossi. He started and went 4 innings to get the win. He allowed only 3 hits over 4 innings. He had 7 strikeouts and only 2 walks. Dan Bowers came in to get the save by pitching 3 scoreless innings. He allowed 2 hits and had 7 strikeouts.
It was also nice to see the bats come to life a bit. Nick Valla had a single to right center field, in the 1st inning, driving in the first run of the game. Jarod Stickrod lead the team going 2 for 3 at the plate. His RBI single in the 4th inning opened up a 2-0 lead. Josh Lampe's rbi single gave the Reserve a 3-0 lead after 4 innings. The reserve exploded for 4 runs in the 5th on singles by Mike Wilmes, Landon Garrelts, Jarod Stickrod, and Garrett Graeve. The reserve capped the scoring in the 7th inning when Jonathan Sheehy had an rbi single to left field.
The reserve hope to continue their winning streak when they play Fremont Friday 5:00 @ Roncalli.
Pride vs Bennington 4/8/2013
The Freshman team picked up 2 big wins last night in Bennington to get back to 500 at 2 - 2.
In Game 1, Matt Valla started his 2nd game of the year and had another great outing picking up a 6 - 4 win. Defense played much better and if not for a few base running issues, the score could have been much worse. It was a much needed win after a tough start to the year. Andrew Lamer came in to get his first save of his High School career.
In Game 2, Jonathan Sheehy started and pitched well in his high school debut. He walked just 2 batters over 4 2/3 innings of work and gave up only 2 runs over his first 3 innings. He ran into a bit of a bind in the 4th & 5th innings but worked thru it. Nick Iossi came in for 1 1/3 innings to get the 9 - 8 win and again Andrew Lamer came in to save the 2nd game of the night.
The big play of the night came in the bottom of the 7th inning in the 2nd game of the night. Bennington had the tying run at 3rd and the winning run at 2nd. With 2 outs and 2 strikes, there was a hit to the gap between right field and center field. Nick Crinklaw came in to make a running catch and preserve the win.
Overall, it was 2 nice and much needed wins.
Freshman Reserves vs. Elkhorn
The Freshman team got behind, in the first inning, after a couple of unearned runs. They were down 5-2 heading into the top of the 6th. They battled back to pull within 5-4 after a base hit by Noah Oswald. Unfortunatly, they came up a bit short losing 5 - 4 to Elkhorn. Noah Oswald was the starting pitcher and Dan Bowers came in relief. They combined to only give up 5 hits for the game. The next game for the Freshman is Monday when they have a Double Header at Benningon.
The Freshman team got off to a rough start to the Spring Season. On a cold evening at Roncalli, Roncalli lost 14 - 4 to Gross. Gross had 14 runs on 8 hits and Roncalli had 4 runs on 7 hits. Matt Valla had a very strong start pitching 3 and a third inning only giving up 3 runs on 4 hits. Gross scored 11 of their 14 runs in the 5th inning on 3 hits and a number of costly errors by Roncalli.
The next game is Thursday at Elkhorn.