Spikes Softball

16U Showcase

The 16U Showcase team is looking for 1 more player to finish our competitive roster.  We are primarily looking for an outfielder.  2nd base as a secondary position is a plus.  If you are interested, please reach out to us at wheatlandspikes16u@gmail.com.


Round Robin

September 10, 2017

Downers Grove, IL

TCS Super 72 NIT

September 15-17, 2017

Chicago, IL

Sparks PGF Futures Regional Championship Qualifier

October 7-8, 2017

Elgin, IL

Let’s Play for U Betcher College Showcase

October 14-15, 2017

Elgin/St. Charles, IL

  • 10/14 – 12:30pm vs Warren Wave 16U @ Stuart Sports Complex (Field G)

  • 10/14 – 4:15pm vs New Lenox Lightning @ Elgin Sports Complex (Field #2)

  • 10/14 – 7:15pm vs Wasco Diamonds @ Elgin Sports Complex (Field #6)

  • 10/15 – 11am vs Chicago Cheetahs @ Elgin Sports Complex (Field #10)

  • 10/15 – 2pm vs Naperville Diamonds @ Elgin Sports Complex (Field #9)

St. Louis Softball Showcase I

October 20-22, 2017

St. Louis, MO

  • 10/20 – 2pm vs Nebraska Echoes @ Chesterfield (Field F1)

  • 10/20 – 5pm vs Cincy Doom Gold @ Chesterfield (Field F1)

  • 10/21 – 9:30am vs Esprit Metro 02 @ Chesterfield (Field E4)

  • 10/21 – 12:30pm vs West Bay Warriors @ Chesterfield (Field E4)

  • 10/22 – 9:30am vs Wasco Diamonds @ Chesterfield (Field C1)

Scenic City Fall Showcase

November 3-5, 2017

Chattanooga, TN

Colorado Fireworks 2018

June 24-July 1, 2018

Aurora, CO

2018 Tournament Results
The Team

Russ Rau

Assistant Coach:
Bobby Drager
Gianna Drager

“P” = Player Profile
“V” = Player Video

Teaghen Amwoza #2 P V
Gabriela Drager #12 P V
Carly Engelhardt #5 P V
Molly Finnegan #23 P V
Reili Gardner #22 P V
Abbey Kuehner #18 P V
Lauren Luna #17 P V
Morgan Rau #8 P V
Sydney Rau #19 P V
Grace Wallner #31 P V
Katie Wasielewski #1 P V

14U Showcase

2017 Tournament Results
  • St. Louis Showcase II – The team ended up 4-0-1 versus high level 14U teams from Illinois, Iowa and Kentucky.  In winning their pool, the showcase team earned a bid to the 2017 PGF Midwest Regional Championships!
  • Downers Grove ASA/USA Battle of the Bats – In their first tournament of the summer, the 14U Spikes outscored their opponents 70-14 en route to a 7-0 record to win the championship!  The team has now earned their bid to ASA/USA Nationals in Chattanooga, TN!
  • Sparkler Jr. Tournament – The Spikes 14U Team went 7-3 during their Colorado trip.  They finished in the Sweet 16 (out of 52 teams) in the Gold Bracket!  The team won tough games against nationally ranked programs such as the So Cal A’s, Team Kansas Gold and Clutch up Sports Academy.  The Spikes saw top competition from California, Texas, Kansas, Oregon and Colorado.
  • ASA/USA Chicago Metro 14U “A” Championship – The 14U Spikes took first place!  The tournament featured 33 of the top teams in the Chicagoland area.  Congrats Spikes!
  • Chicago Midwest Championships – The 14U Spikes took home the championships 1st place trophy!  Great weekend for the Spikes!  Their 3rd championship of the summer!
  • Last Blast College Exposure – The 14U Spikes went unbeaten and made it to the final 3 (out of 24 teams) while playing up in the 16U Division.  The tournament was ultimately cancelled due to weather.
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