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  Boys Baseball Class AA State Final Results 1999-00 

 Palatine (Fremd) 12, Chicago (De LaSalle) 4

 Play-By-Play
2000 IHSA Class AA Boys Baseball Tournament
June 9-10, 2000
Elfstrom Stadium, Geneva

Game #2

Visitors:Palatine (Fremd) "Vikings"(25-11)Coach Paul Belo(3rd Yr. 66-43) -- Vs. -- Home:Chicago (De La Salle)"Meteors"(31-5)Coach Brad Esposito(2nd Yr. 60-12)

Umpires: Plate: Bob Steeves, Woodridge: 1st base: Russ Howard, Wheaton; 3rd base: Drew Fowler, Tinley Park
Game time: 12:53 pm
Weather: Sunny, 82 degrees
Wind: SW 15 mph


PLAY-BY-PLAY ACCOUNT

Palatine (Fremd) 1st: Brian Duncan pops out foul to right (1 out) Jeff Maitland strikes out looking (2 outs) Justin Dotoli walks. [Jason Marsing courtesy runs for Dotoli] Brian Bucciarelli walks, Marsing to 2nd. Justin Hartanov rolls to deep 2nd and beats the out the throw scoring Marsing. Both runners advance on a balk (Keefner). Michael Koenig singles to left center plating Bucciarelli and Hartanov. With Scott Ebsen at bat, Koenig is caught stealing 2-6 (3 outs). 3 2 0 0

Chicago (De La Salle) 1st: Frank Brown strikes out swinging (1 out). Nolan McCue strikes out looking (2 outs). Eric Keefner walks. [John Klupshas courtesy runs for Keefner] Bob DiLiberto walks, Klupshas to 2nd. Mike Brown singles to left driving in Klupshas, DiLiberto to 3rd. Brown breaks for 2nd and during the rundown, DiLiberto scores, Brown takes 2nd. Mike Cordin strikes out swinging (3 outs). 2 1 0 1

Fremd 2nd: Brian Driscoll bounces out 6-3 (1 out). Casey Pohl flies to deep center field (2 outs). Matt Anaya bounces out 1-3 (3 outs). 0 0 0 0

DeLaSalle 2nd: Brian Bogusevic rolls out 5-3 (1 out). Mike Munoz flies to center (2 outs). Ed Rokosik pinch hits for Mike Nudo and singles to center. Nudo re-enters to run at 1st. Frank Brown rolls out 4-3 (3 outs). 0 1 0 1

Fremd 3rd: {DiLiberto re-enters for DeLaSalle at short} Brian Duncan is hit by a pitch. Jeff Maitland singles over the 3rd baseman's head, Duncan to 2nd. Justin Dotoli reaches on an infield single to deep short to load the bases. Brian Bucciarelli singles up the middle driving in Duncan and Maitland. Justin Hartanov singles to right to again load the bases. Mike Koenig laces a single to center plating Dotoli anf Bucciarelli, Hartanov to 2nd. Strikes out swinging (1 out). Casey Pohl strikes out swinging (2 outs). Matt Anaya pops out to left to a diving leftfielder (Nudo) (3 outs). 3 5 0 2

DeLaSalle 3rd: Nolan McCue strikes out 2-3 (1 out). Eric Keefner singles to right [Klupshas courtesy runs at 1st] Bob DiLiberto flies to deep right field (2 outs). Mike Brown walks, Klupshas to 2nd. Mike Cordin strikes out (3 outs). 0 1 0 2

Fremd 3rd: Brian Duncan walks. Jeff Maitland pops out to 3rd (1 out). Justin Dotoli flies out to deep center and Maitland is called out for not re-touching 2nd after the catch (3 outs). 0 0 0 0

DeLaSalle 4th: Brian Bogusevich rolls out 6-3 (1 out). Mike Munoz reaches on an error (Pohl) Ed Zintak pinch hits for Nudo and strikes out swinging (2 outs). Frank Brown strikes out swinging (3 outs). 0 0 1 1

Fremd 4th: {DeLaSalle change" Tim Orzula enters to play left} Brian Bucciarelli bounces out 6-3 (1 out). Justin Hartanov reaches on an error (Cordin). Hartanov steals 2nd. Mike Koenig reaches on a strike out and a wild pitch, Hartavov to 3rd. Koenig steals 2nd. Brian Driscol bounces out 6-3 (2 outs0. Casey Pohl strikes out swinging (3 outs) 0 0 1 2

DeLaSalle 5th: Nolan McCue bloops a single to right center. Eric Keefner homers over the right field wall plating McCue. Bob DiLiberto singles to left. Mike Brown bounces in a 5-4-3 double play (2 outs). Matt Vianello pinch hits for Mike Cordin strikes out 2-3 (3 outs). 2 3 0 0

Fremd 6th: Matt Anaya walks. Anaya is caught stealing 2-6 (1 out). Brian Duncan bounces out 6-3 (2 outs). Jeff Maitland lines a single to right. Justin Dotoli homers over the left centerfield wall to drive in Maitland. Brian Bucciarelli walks. Justin Hartanov strikes out looking (3 outs). 2 2 0 1

DeLaSalle 6th: Brian Boguesevich rolls out 6-3 (1 out). Mike Munoz bounces out 4-3 (2 outs). Jacob Horbach pinch hits for Orszulo and rolls out 6-3 (3 outs). 0 0 0 0

Fremd 7th: {Defensive changes for DeLaSalle: David Moore enter to pitch, Keefner to 1st, Klupshas to left field} Mike Koenig reaches on an error (DiLiberto). Brian Driscoll doubles off a diving centerfielder's attempt, Koenig to 3rd. Casey Pohl strikes out looking (1 out). Matt Anaya triples to the centerfield wall plating Koenig and Driscol. Brian Duncan rolls out 6-3 (2 outs) With Jeff Maitland up, Anaya scores on a wild pitch. Maitland walks. Bradley Kitzerow courtesy runs for Maitland. Justin Dotoliflies to center (3 outs). 3 2 1 1

DeLaSalle 7th: rank Brown rolls out 6-3 (1 out). Nolan McCue lines out to 2nd (2 outs). Eric Keefner bounces out 6-3 (3 outs). 0 0 0 - 0

Game ends: 3:08 pm
Time of the game:2:15


 Box Score


2000 IHSA Class AA Boys Baseball Tournament
Game #2 Box Score

Palatine (Fremd)             AB  R   H RBI  BB  SO
Brian Duncan(cf)             3   1   0   0   1   0
Jeffrey Maitland(p)          4   0   2   0   1   1
Bradley Kitzerow(pr)         0   2   0   0   0   0
Justin Dotoli(c)             4   1   2   2   1   0
Jason Marsing(pr)            0   2   0   0   0   0
Brian Bucciarelli(rf)        2   2   1   2   2   0
Justin Hartanov(1b)          4   1   2   1   0   1
Michael Koenig(3b)           4   1   2   4   0   1
Brian Driscoll(dh)           4   1   1   0   0   1
Casey Pohl(2b)               4   0   0   0   0   3
Matthew Anaya(ss)            3   1   1   2   1   0
Totals                       32  12  11  11   6   7
                         
E --  Pohl               
2B -- Driscoll           
3B -- Anaya              
HR -- Dotoli             
SB -- Hartanov, Koening (2)
CS -- Koening, Anaya     
DP --  Koening to Pohl to Hartanov
LOB -- 7                 
PO-A -- 21 - 10          
                         
Chicago (De LaSalle)         AB  R   H RBI  BB  SO
Frank Brown(cf)              4   0   0   0   0   2
Nolan McCue(c)               4   1   1   0   0   2
Eric Keefner(p)              3   1   2   2   1   0
Dave Kowalski(1b)            0   0   0   0   0   0
David Moore(p)               1   0   0   0   0   0
Bob DiLiberto(ss)            2   1   1   0   1   0
Michael Brown(dh)            2   0   1   1   1   0
Mike Cordin(2b)              2   0   0   0   0   2
Brian Bogusevich(rf)         3   0   0   0   0   0
Mike Munoz(3b)               3   0   0   0   0   0
Mike Nudo(lf)                1   0   0   0   0   1
Ed Zintak(ph)                1   0   0   0   0   0
Matt Vianello                1   0   0   0   0   1
John McDermott               0   0   0   0   0   0
Ed Rokosik                   1   0   1   0   0   0
John Klupshas                0   1   0   0   0   0
Totals                       26   4   6   3   3   8
                         
E --  Cordin, DiLiberto  
HR -- Keefner            
SB -- DiLiberto, M. Brown
LOB -- 5                 
PO-A -- 21 - 8           
                         
Pitching Summary         
Chicago (De LaSalle)          IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
Keefner                        6   9   9   9   5   6
Moore                          1   2   3   1   1   1
                         
WP-- Keefner, Moore      
BK-- Keefner             
                         
Palatine (Fremd)              IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
Maitland (W)                   7   6   4   4   3   8
                         
Score By Innings          1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9    Total
Palatine (Fremd)          3 0 4 0 0 2 3           12
Chicago (De LaSalle)      2 0 0 0 2 0 0            4
                         
Umpires:                 
Time --  2:15            
Attendance -- Est. 1500  
                         



 Notes & Quotes
NOTES AND QUOTES


Winning coach, Paul Belo, Palatine (Fremd): "I can't say enough about this team's composure. We talk for hours about this. We do the right things to put pressure of their defense so they have to make the right plays."

"I'm proud of the effort our guys put out. We're always looking for the right pitch in the right spot then executing they way we should."

"Our kids genuinely like each other and we've become really close as a team."

Losing coach, Brad Esposito, Chicago (DeLaSalle): "They beat our best and I have to take my hat off to them. We just ran out of innings."

"We were confident going in. We had overcame a lot of things and we felt that after that anything we did in the tournament was gravy for us. The guys didn't lay down; we were in it all the way."

"The double play was a nice play. It's baseball. They made the plays. It didn't deflate us; we still had confidence we just ran out of time."



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