Two Oxford players have made the 2012 Cal Ripken 40/60 All State 12 and under tournament team.
Aaron King has been a solid defender for Oxford and had a batting average of .297with a .789 on base plus slugging percentage and four runs batted in. Owen Panek was the top pitcher for Oxford with 14 strikeouts in the tournament in 14 innings. He was posted a 3.08 earned run average and a 2.39 WHIP (walks vs. hits per innings pitched.)
The following other local players made the team. Congrats to all of the players!
Middlebury- Ryan Dunfee- Middlebury’s top pitcher averaged 5 strikeouts a game with a 2-1 record and an ERA under 2. Ryan also batted .316 in 24 plate appearances and 5 runs scored.
Middlebury- Will McDonald- Led the Middlebury offense with a .435 average in 24 plate appearances and 1 homerun. Will also had a 1-1 pitching record.
Newtown- Adam Beckett- Posted a .522 average in districts and states with 3 home runs and 16 RBI’s. Adam also posted a 2-0 record in the states with a 1.69 ERA and 10K’s.
Newtown- Harry Eppers- Batted .450 in the states and districts with a .625 on base percentage. Harry had 9 runs in the states.
Newtown- Colby Olson- The top pitcher for Newtown posted 4 wins and 18 strikeouts in 16 innings with a 2.25 ERA. Colby also batted .458 with 1 HR and 11 runs during district and states play.
New Canaan- J.D. Sparks- Was able to hit .500 in both the districts and states. In his two games in States J.D. hit 2 doubles and a home run.
Shepaug- Austin Dutcher- Batted .555 with 10 RBI’s in districts and states while posting a 1.00 ERA and 36 strikeouts as a pitcher over 18 innings.
Shepaug – Nick Fleming- Pitched 17 innings for Shepaug and posted a .500 average with 6 RBI’s.
Shepaug- Kyle Lemay- Batted .400 average in district and states play.
South Meriden- Devyn McCarty- Batted .722 in district and states play. Devyn also had 10 HR’s with 21 runs scored and 33 RBI’s. On the mound Devyn posted 31K’s in 16 innings with a 3-1 record.
South Meriden- Jacob Thiede- Went 3-1 in district and states play with 18K’s in 13 innings. J.T. batted .545 with 3 HR’s and 14 runs.
West Hartford- Avi Erlich- A solid defender behind the plate batted .435 with an OBP of .567.
West Hartford- Ryan Orlowski- Batted .500 in district and states play with an OBP of .519 and a slugging percentage of .846.