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Bombers for Bones - Thank You
by posted 07/10/2017

 

Raptors Baseball Community:

Thank you to so, so many who helped make the 2017 Bombers for Bones Home Run Derby & Skills Competition a huge success!! Through the event, sponsors, donations, silent auction and raffle - all together have raised $40,000 to IFOPA. These funds support their mission to fund research to find a cure for FOP while supporting, connecting and advocating for individuals with FOP and their families, and raising awareness worldwide. Through Bombers for Bones, Caleb story has gone nationally and the word just keeps spreading.

Congratulations to the following winners of each of the events.  Please contact Scott Burgess at scott.raptorsbaseball@gmail.com, or Meagan Lang at meagan.raptorsbaseball@gmail.com to coordinate pick up of award/s:

 

Fastest Pitch

7 and Under - Derek Zebrowski (45 MPH)

8 and Under - Bo Wade (42 MPH)

9 and Under - Trevor Lang, Colin Kersten (51 MPH)

10 and Under - Austin Reese (62 MPH)

11 and Under - Hunter Allen, Reed McConnell (63 MPH)

12 and Under - Mason Larken (67MPH)

13 and Under - Andrew Bowman, Jackson Kendall and Tyler Stonebreaker (71 MPH)

14 and Under - Cooper Latino (69 MPH)

15 and Under - Cole Reister (72 MPH)

16 and Under - Cade McCeen (77 MPH)

18 and Over - Chris Zuniga (76 MPH)

 

Home Run Derby

8 and Under -  Derreck Zebrowski (3 points)

9 and Under -  Trevor Lang (6 points)

10 and Under -  Joseph Bowman (7 points)

11 and Under -  Ian Kersten (17 points)

12 and Under - Bryce, Connor Vance (14 points)

13 and Under - Blaine Young (15 points)

14 and Under - Ben Capmbell (11 points)

15 and Under -  Gabe Sienkiwicz (16 points)

17 and Under- Luke Bartolf (14 points)

18 and Over- John Drury (26 points)

 

Accurate Pitch

7 and Under- Shane Christy (16 points)

8 and Under - Mason Lish (16 points) 

9 and Under -  Zander Zuniga, Colin Kersten (14 points)

10 and Under -  Nicolas Repka (18 points)

11 and Under -  Jake Christy (18 points)

12 and Under - Connor Vance (24 points)

13 and Under - Andrew Bowman (14 points)

14 and Under -Griffin Crawford (16 points)

17 and Under- Luke Bartolf (16 points)

18 and Over- Ben Cynova, Kenn Burton, and Jessie Jaco (16 points)

 

Base Running

7 and Under- Jackson Coyne (19.28)

8 and Under - Zach Tanzella (19.97)

9 and Under - Colin Kersten (17.87)

10 and Under -  Colton Pawlak (16.82)

11 and Under -  Ian Kersten (15.43)

12 and Under -  Mason Larkin (16.10)

13 and Under - Tyler Stonebraker (15.25)

14 and Under - Jaydd Bieshaar (16.09)

15 and Under- Johnathan Rodenberger (18.21)

16 & 17 Years old- Cade Mccoan (14.37) 

18 and Over- Geoffrey LeClaire (14.82)

 

Raptors Baseball is ever grateful to be apart of this amazing event!! To the Burgess family who endures everyday challenges and an unknown road ahead know that fire inside you is greater than the one around you, for it's your strength and passion which will guide you though in the toughest of times. You are truly an inspiration to so many!! We are all behind you cheering you on.

Please check out this events story link as covered by Fox31:

http://kdvr.com/…/extremely-rare-disease-has-castle-rock-f…/

 

-Meagan Lang | Director of Baseball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

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Congrats & Thank you!!
by posted 07/02/2017

 

Congratulations to 10U Raptors White - AYL World Series Finalist

Photo Credit: Ash Nickle

 

THANK YOU!!!

 

Raptors Nation - Thank you for being apart of our Raptors inaugural 2017 season!! Together as an organization we are so proud of each and every single athlete, as well as grateful for the support throughout the season from our coaches and you as parents.  Although we encompassed some challenging moments unexpectedly across the AYL this season, I would like to acknowledge how upstanding our organization is, the diligence and care put forth on your behalf, and the respect shared amongst other territories.     

Special thanks to Scott Burgess and Jim Potter as these guys who support me for you volunteered above and beyond behind the scenes with AYL meetings, communication, scheduling, as well as umpiring.  As an all volunteer board, I am proud of what we do for these athletes in our community while supporting a sport that we all enjoy seeing our athletes play.                    

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback that you wish to share please feel free to reach out.  We look forward to seeing you all in 2018!! 

-Meagan Lang | Director of Baseball

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Congratulations AYL Champs & More!!
by posted 06/28/2017

 

Congrats to AYL World Series Champs!!

12U Coach Wills and his Raptors Black claiming the championship with a final score of 13-3.

 

In an epic extra innings walk off hit to win 12-11 Coach Burgess and these boys take the blue.

 

Coach McPherson and company is the 11AA finalist as they rallied back to tie up the game against the Raptors Silver, but fell just short in the 8th.  Both these teams played some great baseball and proud to have them represent!! 

 

   MORE WORLD SERIES ACTION TONIGHT - JUNE 28!!

 

Come on out and cheer on 10U Raptors White as Coach Hickey and his boys take on Warriors Crimson at Metzler 2. Game time is at 8:00pm - let's bring home another blue!!  

 

OTHER BASEBALL UPCOMINGS

 

3rd Annual MVP Challenger Game is also tonight at Metzler's Field 3 with game time action beginning at 5:00pm.  This game supports youth athletes with physical and developmental challenges to participate in a modified baseball game while connecting our Raptors athletes and other members of the local community to support them.  


Bombers for Bones - **SAVE THE DATE | JULY 15th** 

Register today!
https://ifopa.salsalabs.org/bombersforbones2017 

10:30 AM Opening ceremony
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM Home Run Derby and Skills competition - Come anytime! Participants will be directed to the correct field for your age group at check in. 
7:00 PM - Awards
Sunset ~ 9 PM - Movie on the field: The Sand Lot 

This event benefits IFOPA in support of research for treatment and cure of FOP in honor of Caleb Burgess. 

We are looking for additional corporate and individual sponsors, and volunteers.

Want to help? Please send email to: Bombersforbones@Gmail.com

All ages welcome! Baseball teams, softball teams, individuals, parents, high school players, corporate teams... Adults too!! Anyone can join the fun!


Fall Baseball - Uniform purchase link is now open!! Http://raptorsbaseballfall2017.itemorder.com

Please make sure you check with your coach on fall registration options and available openings.


GO RAPTORS!!   

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Congrats to Blast Baseball
by posted 06/20/2017

 

Congratulations to Blast Baseball as they are your 2017 13U Majors AYL World Series Champions!!

 


 

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