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Saturday, July 16
2016 Lehigh Valley Futures' Showcase Roster Announced

Listed below is the final roster of players for the 2016 Lehigh Valley Legion Futures' Showcase team:

Position			Full Name		Team
First Base		William Algard 	North Parkland
Outfield		Donovan Buchinsky	Carbon Monarchs
Outfield		Joseph Capri 	Emmaus
First Base		Nino Encarnacion 	Salisbury
Second Base	Niko Fager 		Northern Valley
Pitcher		Logan Foley 		Emmaus
Third Base		Taden Gery 		Emmaus
Catcher		Sam Glavin		Southern Lehigh
Catcher		Jacob Hahn 	Lower Macungie
Shortstop		Zachary Hamscher 	Coplay-Fullerton
Pitcher		Collin Haupt		Carbon Monarchs
Third Base		Nick Iannotta 	North Parkland
First Base		Luis Justo-Vasquez 	West Allentown
Pitcher		Matthew Lanzone 	Lower Macungie
Pitcher		Connor Leighton 	Salisbury
Catcher		Nathan Markowicz 	South Parkland
Outfield		Evan Marushak 	Emmaus
Pitcher		Matthew Mellinger	South Parkland
Outfield		Ian Michaels 	West Allentown
Pitcher		Dylan Snyder 	North Parkland
Second Base	Marco Spinosa 	Southern Lehigh
Outfield		Nicholas Traglia	Salisbury
Shortstop		Colin Wagner 	Salisbury
Pitcher		Chris Whiteman	Carbon Monarchs

All leagues from Region 2 of the Pennsylvania American Legion Baseball program will be participating in the second annual Futures’ Showcase Tournament in 2016. The goal of this event is to provide the best underclassmen in Region 2 the opportunity to showcase their talents and abilities in front of local college coaches and scouts. This year’s tournament will be held during the weekend of July 22-24 at Muhlenberg High School in Temple, PA.

The exact schedule of games is as follows:

Friday, July 22nd
Game 1 - 5:30 Schuylkill-Berks vs Bux-Mont
Game 2 - 8:00 Schuylkill-Berks vs Lehigh Valley
Saturday, July 23rd
Game 3 - 10:00 Berks vs Schuylkill-Berks
Game 4 - 1:00 Bux-Mont vs Lehigh Valley
Game 5 - 4:00 Berks vs. NORCO
Game 6 - 7:00 Lehigh Valley vs. NORCO
Sunday, July 24th
Game 7 - 10:00 Berks vs Bux-Mont
Game 8 - 1:00 Bux-Mont vs NORCO
Game 9 - 4:00 Schuylkill-Berks vs NORCO
Game 10 - 7:00 Berks vs Lehigh Valley

Friday, July 15
Final Regular Season Batting and Pitching Leaders in the LVLBL
Batting Leaders
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Saturday, July 9
South Parkland's Novobilsky and Salisbury's Leighton Earn Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors

Kyle Novobilsky of South Parkland and Connor Leighton of Salisbury were named Player and Pitcher of the Week in the Lehigh Valley Legion Baseball League for the week ending July 3rd.

In earning Player of the Week honors, Novobilsky was 10 for 13, with 3 doubles, a triple, 3 RBIs, and 6 runs scored. Recently selected to the Lehigh Valley Legion All Star team for the second year in a row, Kyle is batting 0.387 with an OPS of 0.949 for the season to date.

Leighton pitched a complete game in Salibury's win over Emmaus during the week, yielding 1 earned run on 4 hits while striking out 4.  Recently selected to the Lehigh Valley Futures' Showcase team, Connor is 2-1, with an ERA of 2.13 and a WHIP of 1.35.

Congratulations to Kyle and Connor on their accomplishments this week!

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