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Congrats to Aaron Goecks, Chase Scharnek, and Nick McLees on their pick ups by Northwoods franchises. Goecks was signed by the Fond du Lac River Spiders; Scharnek and McLees bythe Kenosha Kingfish.
Congrats to Brian Huntzinger and Chase Scharnek who were both honored by the league's GM's as 1st Team all league selections.
Huntzinger was an unanimous all league selection at 2nd base and Scharnek was all league as a Utility player.
Neither player had an all league clause in their contracts.
The West Allis Nationals travelled to Lombard, IL on Saturday for a DH and were successful in avoiding the dreaded split as the Orioles swept the locals by scores of 13-1 and 7-1.
It was not the best day for the Nationals defense. That's all I'm goin say about that.
Since we're all about being positive in 2017, there were a number of takeaways that the team can build upon entering this week's season ending State Tournament in Sheboygan.
1. Nationals pitchers continued a positive trend of attacking the strike zone.
2. Huntz's sunscreen wasn't tainted like Mexican liquor this week. Full protection for his delication complexion.
3. High Life can be freed from its aluminum prison, releasing its tender nectar in a glass conduit.
4. No one met Karas at the top.
5. Only thing better than an O'Hare Oasis massage chair....well, Nationals, Inc. is still working on the prototype.
6. Tall Balls' ERA vs the Nationals is 27.00
7. We've confirmed that Lombard's sprinkler system is functioning and it tact. Thanks, 11.
8. We've confirmed #20's chirping can be suppressed by a surgical procedure.
9. Sodey and Schmiddle don't gut teammates and are the first to rise when an opponent is in crisis.
10. The van continues to handle exceptionally well.