Team Willenborg Wins Pony League Championship

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Published on July 22 2013 1:23 pm
Last Updated on July 22 2013 1:23 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Team Willenborg edged Team Donaldson 19-18 to win the championship of the Pony League Tournament Saturday.

Team Donaldson took an 8-0 lead in the top of the second. Team Willenborg fought back with six runs in the bottom of the frame and took a 10-8 lead in the third. Team Donaldson regained the lead with five runs in the second.

Team Willenborg tied the score at 15-15 in the fifth. Team Donaldson took an 18-15 lead in the top of the sixth and Team Willenborg came back with four runs in the bottom of the frame to pull out the victory.

Hoene had a single, three triples, a home run and seven RBI for the winners. Westendorf had three doubles and an RBI while Hartke had a double, home run and two RBI. Niebrugge had two singles, two triples and four RBI while Willenborg had three singles, two doubles and two RBI and Kuhlman three singles, a double and four RBI.

Hull had a single, triple, home run and five RBI for Team Donaldson while Pontious had three singles, a triple, home run and four RBI. Hartke added a double, triple and four RBI.

In quarterfinal round play, Team Willenborg trounced Team Walton 22-3 while Team Donaldson downed Team Pittman 27-4. Team Waymoth beat Team Sager 18-5 and Team McCoy won over Team Chasteen 15-9.

In the semifinals, Team Willenborg won over Team McCoy 26-7 and Team Donaldson edged Team Waymoth 21-20.

At Community Park

Game One

Team Walton                 002    10    --      3-11

Team Willenborg          546    7x    --    22-22

Team Walton -- Max Koenig, 2 singles, double; Dawson Lohman, 2 singles; Conner Walton, single; Cody Demers, 4 singles; Zach Devore, single

Team Willenborg -- Brendan Niebrugge, 2 singles, 2 triples; Jonathon Willenborg, 4 singles, 4 RBI; Will Hoene, single, double, home run (fourth, two on), 4 RBI; Conlan Walsh, single, double; John Westendorf, 2 singles, double, home run (second, two on), 3 RBI; Lyndan Hartke, single; K.C. Kuhllman, single, double, 1 RBI; Michael Martelli, 2 doubles

Game Two

Team Donaldson           874    8    --    27-27

Team Pittman                200    2    --      4-12

Team Donaldson -- Brandon Hartke, 2 singles, 3 RBI; Andrew Donaldson, single, double, 2 triples, 10 RBI; Tanner Pontious, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Connor Thompson, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Quest Hull, 4 singles, triple, 5 RBI; Caleb Ralston, 4 singles; Eli Levitt, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Conner Simmons, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI

Team Pittman -- Gunner Brown, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Josh Jensen, single, double; Andrew Spletcher, single, 2 RBI; Noah Dill, single, double; Colby Haynes, 2 singles; Ethan Atteberry, 2 singles; Aiden Rothrock, double, 1 RBI

Game Three

Team Sager                       200    12    --      5-12

Team Waymoth                554    4x    --    18-24

Team Sager -- First names only listed.

Team Waymoth -- Roepke, 3 singles; Wolfe, 2 singles, 2 triples, 1 RBI; Britten, 2 singles, triple, 4 RBI; Dietzen, 2 singles, double, triple, 3 RBI: McDevitt, single, double, triple, 2 RBI; Niebrugge, 2 singles, double, 2 RBI; Braun, triple, 1 RBI; Waymoth, single, 2 doubles, 4 RBI

Game Four

Team McCoy                252    33    --    15-22

Team Chasteen           302    22    --      9-24

Team McCoy -- Andrew Hopper, 3 singles; Tyler Wetherell, 4 singles, double; Owen McCoy, single, double, triple, 3 RBI; Logan Heil, 2 singles, 2 doubles, 6 RBI; Keegan Hemrich, 2 singles, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Nick Wiedman, 2 singles; Giovanni Buico, single

Team Chasteen -- Carter Bushue, single, 2 doubles; Hunter Bridges, single; Aiden Hardiek, 3 singles, home run, 1 RBI; Cameron Chasteen, 2 singles, triple, 2 home runs, 2 RBI; Payton Bushue, single; Carson Chasteen, single; Curran Boggs, 3 singles; Colton Loy, 2 singles; Seth Flach, single; Riley Dashau, 2 singles, home run, 1 RBI

Game Five

Team McCoy                  240    01    --    7-15

Team Willenborg          766    7    --    26-22

Team McCoy -- Andrew Hopper, single; Tyler Wetherell, single, double; Owen McCoy, single; Logan Hull, 2 singles, triple, 1 RBI; Keegan Hemrich, 3 singles, double, 4 RBI; Nick Wiedman, 2 singles; Gunnar, Heil, single, 1 RBI; Giovanni Bucie, single

Team Willenborg -- Brendan Niebrugge, 4 singles, 3 RBI; Jonathon Willenborg, 3 singles; Will Hoene, 3 doubles, triple, 5 RBI; K.C. Kuhlman, 4 singles; John Westendorf, 2 singles, double; Michael Martelli, 4 singles, 1 RBI

Game Six

Team Waymoth            286    40    --    20-26

Team Donaldson          446    32    --    21-30

(Team Donaldson linescore adds up to 19 while 21 listed as final)

Team Waymoth -- Roepke, 2 singles, double; Wolfe, 4 singles; Britten, single, double, triple, 3 RBI; Dietzen, single, double, 3 RBI; Waymoth, 3 singles, double, 3 RBI; McDevitt, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; Niebruagge, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Braun, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Sweeny, 2 triples, 5 RBI

Team Donaldson -- Hartke, 3 singles, 1 RBI; Donaldson, 3 singles, triple, 3 RBI; Pontiouis, 2 singles, 2 doubles, triple, 2 RBI; Thompson, 2 singles, 2 doubles, 6 RBI; Hull, 2 singles, 3 doubles, 2  RBI; Ralton, 4 singles, 4 RBI; Simmons, 3 singles, double, 3 RBI; Levitt, double

Championship Game

Team Donaldson          170    523    --    18-23

Team Willenborg          064    234    --    19-27

Team Donaldson -- Hartke, double, triple, 4 RBI; Pontious, 3 singles, triple, home run, 4 RBI; Thompson, single, 2 doubles, 3 RBI; Ralsotn, single; Levitt, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; Simmons, 2 singles; Donaldson, 4 singles; Hull, single, triple, home run, 5 RBI

Team Willenborg -- Hoene, single, 3 triples, home run, 7 RBI; Westendorf, 3 doubles, 1 RBI; Hartke, double, home run, 2 RBI; Martelli, 3 singles, double; Niebrugge, 2 singles, 2 triples, 4 RBI; Willenborg, 3 singles, 2 doubles, 2 RBI; Kuhlman, 3 singles, double, 4 RBI