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VANDALIA – The Vandalia Field of Dreams All-Stars had a solid showing at Saturday’s Metzger-Thiele Classic, reaching the championship game of the tournament.
Playing in a field with club baseball teams from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Washington (Mo.) University in the second annual event, the VFOD All-Stars had a strong showing for a team with a mixed roster that had very little practice time.
The All-Stars went 2-2 in the event, beating Washington twice, 9-2 and 4-3, but falling to SIUE twice, 7-1 and 16-0 in the championship game, giving SIUE its second event title.
LP: K. Hawkins
VFOD: Ursheler, 2-for-3; K. Hawkins, 1-for-3; Smith, RBI; Godoyo, run.
VFOD: Metzger, 3-for-4, RBI, 3 runs; Godoyo, 2-for-5, RBI, 2 runs; McDowell, 2-for-2, RBI, 2 runs; Perfetti, 1-for-1, RBI; Oertwig, 1-for-2, run; Smith, 1-for-4, run; C. Hawkins, 2 RBI.
WP: K. Hawkins
VFOD: Oertwig, 1-for-2, 2B, RBI; Goodyo, 1-for-3, run; C. Hawkins, 1-for-1, run, BB; Smalls, 1-for-3; K. Hawkins, 1-for-1, 2B; Ledbetter, 1-for-3, run; Metzger, 1-for-4.
VFOD: Ledbetter, 2-for-2; K. Hawkins, 1-for-2, 2B; Godoyo, 1-for-3; Smalls, BB.