Warhawks 13U

The Mercer County Warhawks 13U travel team is pictured. Front row, from left: Blake Rottman, Owen Schenker, Brandon Stubert, Joey Cidila (holding trophy), Lex DoBosh, and Derek Douglas. Back row: Matthew Myers, Noah Philson, Nick Solderich, Tommy Gargasz, and Trent Crighton.

The Mercer County Warhawks 13U travel team won the title at the Stars & Stripes Tourney in Twinsburg, Ohio, over the July 4 weekend.

The team, coached by Thiel College assistant baseball coach Austin Sleek, went 4-1 overall at the tourney and were 13-4 at that point in the season.

In tourney pool play, the Warhawks defeated the Stow Bulldogs (13-1), Midwest Stars (11-7) and Twinsburg Tigers (4-2). The team beat IVL Baseball (8-7) in the semifinals and rolled over the Midwest Stars (22-6) in the championship game.

Team members are Blake Rottman, Owen Schenker, Brandon Stubert, Joey Cidila, Lex DoBosh, Derek Douglas, Matthew Myers, Noah Philson, Nick Solderich, Tommy Gargasz, and Trent Crighton.