Medina 12U plays in Canandaigua tourney

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 4 August 2020 at 7:43 am

Continuing to get in plenty of work on the diamond, the Medina Mustangs 12U Travel team competed in the Canandaigua Tournament this past weekend.

Colton Smith and Vinny Gray led batting with 7 hits each over the weekend’s four games.  Brady Christaansen and Nate Gibson each had 6 hits; while Tyler Kroening, Preston Woodworth, and Luke Duffina each had 5 hits. Carter Woodworth added 4 hits, and Brody Fry 3 hits.

Good pitching efforts were turned in by Fry, Kroening, Preston Woodworth, Lukas Grimes, Gray, and Carter Woodworth.

“The team was very competitive over the course of four games and it was a very good learning experience,” said Coach John Dieter.

Medina went 0-4 in the tourney.

U10 openers washed out

Rain washed out Monday evening’s scheduled season opening games in the U10 Division of the new Orleans County Short Season Baseball League.

Those games included Medina Red vs. Carlton, Barre/Rotary vs. St. Mary’s and Elba vs. Medina Blue.

The U10 Division is also scheduled to play at 6 p.m Wednesday with Rotary/St. Mary’s at Carlton, Medina Red vs. Medina Blue at Butts Park and Barre at Sandstone.

The league’s U12 Division is scheduled to begin play at 6 this evening with Rotary vs. St. Mary’s/Barre at the Midget League Field, Sandstone at Carlton and Elba at Medina.