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Several Wizards will play in the Rhode Island Baseball Coaches Association's Annual High School All-Star games.
In the Senior Game, the Wizards will be represented by Tom Doran (OF/1B), Matthew Grenier (IF/P) and Matthew Hopper (P).
In the Underclassmen Game, the Wizards will be represented by Andrew D'Ambrosca (DH), Chris Gaipo (OF), Charlie Tashjian (P) and Ernie Wright (IF).
The complete All-Star list is below:
Division II All-Stars (Southern Region)
Seniors Chariho - Darin Thibeault IF Narragansett - Nick Cirelli P/IF Narragansett - Austin McKanna P/IF Prout - Sean Creamer C Prout - Mason Feole P/1B Tiverton - Justin Dore IF Tiverton - Leo Feliciano IF/P Tiverton - Zach Green OF/P Tiverton - Logan Maitland 1B Tiverton - Alec Murray IF Warwick - Nick Beaufort IF Warwick - Ryan Costa IF/OF Warwick - Chris Reid IF Warwick - David Simmons P Warwick - Cameron Skuce OF Westerly - Drew Turnbull 1B/DH WW - Tom Doran 1B/OF WW - Matt Grenier IF/P WW - Matt Hopper P
Underclassmen Chariho - Shaun Gamelin P Chariho - Dustin Jarrett IF Chariho - Dan LaBelle IF Chariho - James Ventetuolo 1B Narragansett - Chris Owens DH/OF Narragansett - London Sudduth P Prout - Nicholas Gwaltney IF Prout - Cody Hattoy IF Prout - Kyle McCann P/IF Tiverton - Stephen Gacioch C Tiverton - Zach Pieroni OF Tiverton - Rayden Viveiros OF/P Warwick - David DeFusco P/OF Warwick - Kyle Denis C/1B Warwick - Chris Pratt OF Westerly - Tom Algier P Westerly - Jacob Gilman OF/DH Westerly - James Pedersen C WW - Andrew D’Ambrosca DH WW - Chris Gaipo OF WW - Charlie Tashjian P WW - Ernie Wright IF
Playing in temperatures that resembled a day in March, the Tigers of Tolman outlasted the weather and poor field conditions in a come from behind victory over the Wizards, 7-3.
For the 12th consecutive year, West Warwick Head Coach Richard Grenier and his Wizards coaching staff (Richard Grenier Jr. and John Mottola) hosted the Boys' Local Competition of the Scotts' MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Contest. Current Wizard players who volunteered and assisted during the event were Chris Gaipo, Charlie Tashjian and former 11-year-old State Champion (2009) and 8-time Local Champion (2005-2012), Matthew Grenier.
Pitch, Hit and Run is the officials skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball//softball skills. The boys were divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14.
The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion of the Local Competition will now participate in the Sectional Level of Competition which will be held on May 21st at McCoy Stadium. This year's winners include: Jack Proulx (All Around Champion - 7/8), Karl Swanson (Pitching and All Around Champion - 9/10), James Proulx (Hitting and Running Champion - 9/10), Kyle Curran (Hitting and All Around Champion - 11/12), Adam Marsh (Pitching Champion - 11/12), Kaidyn Mitchell (Running Champion - 11/12), Michael Grenier (Running Champion - 11/12) and Colby Knott (All Around Champion - 13/14).
Picture of Winners: Front (Left-Right): Kyle Curran, Jack Proulx, James Proulx and Karl Swanson. Back (Left-Right): Wizards Head Coach Richard Grenier, Adam Marsh, Michael Grenier, Kaidyn Mitchell and Senior Matthew Grenier