District 10 4A Semifinal Preview: Warren at Slippery Rock

By Dan Williams
West Virginia / Western Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

Playoff action continues today in District X with 4A and 3A games on tap weather permitting.  To view complete district playoff schedules and scores statewide check our District Tournament Tracker daily.

In a game featuring two teams who have been on a roll all season we take a look at Warren vs Slippery Rock.

Time: 3:00 PM  /  Location: Slippery Rock University

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Danny WilliamsGunner BeckerPBR Ranked Players: Danny Williams (right, Seton Hill recruit, No. 158 in the PA Class of 2017 Rankings); Gunner Becker (left, Niagara County CC recruit, No. 161 in the PA Class of 2017 Rankings)

Offensive Leaders: Williams (.353 Avg,, 13 RBI, 12 R, 1 HR), Patrick Busa (.441 Avg.), Derek Van Dyke (.320 Avg., 13 RBI, 12 R, 1 HR), Becker (.309 Avg., 10 RBI, 18 R)

Pitching Leaders: Becker (52.1 IP, 1.74 ERA, 49 K, 14 BB), Dylan Dingel (40 IP, 2.62 ERA, 35 K, 8 BB), Ricky Mineo (27 IP, 1.81 ERA, 21 K, 12 BB)

Overall Record: 18-2

Record vs  Remaining Playoff Teams: 4-0


PBR Ranked Players: None

Offensive Leaders: Austin Cummings (.417 Avg. 19 RBI, 21 R, 6 2B), Seth Baldensperger (.357 Avg., 19 RBI, 14 R), Nate Betts (.373 Avg., 13 RBI, 12 R)

Pitching Leaders: Matt Leonard (40 IP, 1.22 ERA, 30 K, 10 BB), Colby Johnson (36 IP, 1.36 ERA, 18 Seth BaldenspergerK, 5 BB), Seth Baldensperger (right, 31 IP, 2.71 ERA, 18 K, 17 BB)

Overall Record: 17-4

Record vs Remaining Playoff Teams:  2-2

Comments: Both teams have been on impressive late season runs.  Warren has won 8 of it's last nine including a quality win over perennial 5A powerhouse Cathedral Prep.  Slippery Rock is on a 13 game win streak.  Becker and Williams are four year letter winners for the Rockets and have been big contributors to teams that have won 64 games during their tenure.