News and Announcements
No announcements have been posted yet for West Allis NATIONALS Baseball.
The date has been set for the team's annual post-season party and awards celebration, and for the first time, the event will include a golf outing. Those interested in golfing should meet at Doyne Golf Course (53rd and Wells) at 10AM August 26, 2001 (Sunday AM). Cost is $40.00 Those only interested in the Barbeque (catered by Rupena's) and Awards Ceremony should plan on being at Doyne by 2PM. Cost is $15.00. Any questions, contact Steve Elliott @ 327-2398 or 614-2398.
Tim Spata and Jim Dettman combined for six innings of no-hit ball before allowing an infield single in route to a game one 7-1 victory. Game two featured a seven run first inning outburst followed by a six run second as the Nationals rolled to a 13-0 victory. Johnnie Meier knocked in four runs and Jake Koutnik added an inside the park home run. The Nationals regular season record now stands at 19-0.
The local nine completed a successful defense of their South Division regular season title with an impressive sweep of the Rajun Cajuns on Saturday nite. The team exploded for a season-high 33 hits in the doubleheader while improving its league record to 17-0. Mark Van Hart led the way in the first game, 10-2 victory by supplying 2 Home Runs. Van Hart, Brian Gibson, and, yes, Lance Longhenry contributed three hits each in the 12-6 nightcap victory.
The Nationals will meet the West Allis White Sox in the Minor South Championship Series on August 4th (and 5th, if necessary) A best-of-three series will be conducted between the two teams. Games one and two will occur on August 4th. Game times will be 6PM and 8:30PM. If a deciding third game is necessary, it will be played Sunday nite August 5th. First pitch will at 7PM. ALL PLAYOFF GAMES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT ZIRKEL FIELD, MC CARTY PARK-WEST ALLIS. DIRECTIONS TO THE FIELD ARE AVAILABLE UNDER THE "LOCATIONS" PAGE.