Ross, Smith to play in first Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game
Event organizers Kevin and Aaron Peters are thrilled to announce the rosters for the 2013 Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game, sponsored by Benson Financial Group of Hannibal, Shottenkirk Toyota, and Refreshment Services Pepsi, both of Quincy.
The game is scheduled for Saturday, July 13 at 7 p.m. (rain date July 14 at 1 p.m.) at Clemens Field in Hannibal. Admission at the gate will be $6.50 and $5.50 for youth ages 3-12, gates open at 6 p.m.
Each all-star ticket is also good for entry into the Hannibal Cavemen vs. the Springfield Sliders game on July 15 at 7:05 p.m.
Missouri roster: Brendan Ross and Dylan Smith, Louisiana; Austin Hoewing and Lucas Brown, Canton; Brandon Scott and Jacob White, Hannibal; Greg Garner, Highland; Landon Monroe and Kendall Kothe, Macon; Kason Spratt, Marion County; Dylan Thomure, Mark Twain; Blake Rogers, Monroe City; Will Funkenbusch, Palmyra; Stephan Whelan and Steven Hayhurst, Paris; David Heathman, Riley Schmitz, Robbie Allee, and Wyatt Proper, South Shelby; Brian Kurz, Van-Far. Missouri head coach will be Monroe City’s Mike Crager and assistants Jason Dyer, Bill Reynolds, Jordan Walkup, Ryan Watson, and Tom Pratt.
Illinois roster: Seth Leezer, Central; Dryden Craven and Matthew Kennedy, Griggsville-Perry; Brody Gronewold, Illini West; Lane Hanzel and Tyler Ormond, Liberty; Daulton Speckhart and Ryan Hildebrand, Payson-Seymour; Ethan Borrowman and Josh Dean, Pittsfield; Mason Fairley, Quincy; Dominic Miles, Matt Doane, and Sam Douglas, Quincy Notre Dame; Jake Walch, Western; Austin Hardy, Jordan White, and Paxton Harmon, West Hancock. Illinois head coach will be Quincy Notre Dame’s Chris Martin and assistants Ryan Oden, Scott Douglas, and Rich Polak.