Game of the Day (April 3, 2019)


Greg Williams
Pennsylvania Director of Scouting

Shaler 4, Butler 3

Nick RispoliShaler and Butler opened WPIAL league play with a close one at Historic Pullman Park. Butler committed three errors in the top of the 6th inning, their only misues of the evening, leading to the winning run.

Junior RHP Nick Rispoli, who recently announced a commitment to Dayton, got it done on the mound and at the plate for Shaler. Currently ranked No. 96 in the PA Class of 2020, Rispoli went the distance allowing three earned runs on five hits while striking out 10. The right-handed hitter also doubled twice and drove in a run in four at bats to help his own cause.

Joshua Grigoletti was the hard luck loser for Butler allowing just five hits in 6.2 innings of work. Kyle Weitzel led the Butler offense with a 3-for-4 night at the plate while scoring a run and driving in a run. Three of the Tornado hits were of the three base variety.

Shaler moved to 4-2 overall with the win and 1-0 in league play. Butler dropped to 1-4 (0-1).

Coaches, have a player of the week, or top performer nomination? Simply send weekly detailed stats into our scouting staff by 8:00 pm on Sunday and look for our weekly top performers article, as well as, the Player of the Week each Monday.

In order to be included in the top performers article or considered for the Player of the Week a player must be nominated by his high school coach. All nominations should be sent to [email protected] by the Sunday deadline for consideration.


UPCOMING EVENTS

SHOWCASE STATE DATE LOCATION
2019 Western PA Top Prospect Games PA 06/11 Seton Hill University
2019 Eastern PA Top Prospect Games PA 06/18 Millersville University
Play for Team PBR 16U (PBR Limited Series) PA 06/29 Lebanon Valley College
2019 Eastern PA College Prospect Showcase PA 07/09 Millersville University
Play for Team PBR 17U (PBR Limited Series) PA 07/20 University of Scranton
2019 Western PA College Prospect Showcase PA 07/23 Historic Pullman Park (Butler, PA)
Junior Future Games NATIONAL 07/30 LakePoint
2019 PBR Future Games (Pennsylvania Invite Only) PA 07/31 Lakepoint Sporting Community
2019 Fall Kickoff Showcase PA 08/15 Millersville University
Play for Team PBR 17U (Fall Kickoff Showcase Tournament) PA 08/17 Millersville University

 

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