Spikes Softball

16U Showcase


2018 Summer Classic – PGF Regional Qualifier

June 1-3, 2018

Romeoville, IL

PGF National Qualifier

June 8-10, 2018

Crown Point, IN

Battle of the Borders

June 15-17, 2018

Salem, WI

TCS – Fireworks Showcase/Tournament

June 24-July 1, 2018

Denver, CO

PGF – Stars and Stripes Showcase

July 6-8, 2018

Downers Grove/Glen Ellyn/St. Charles, IL

Ohio Stingrays Showcase

July 13-15, 2018

Columbus/Hilliard, OH

Sparks Invitational Showcase

July 19-22, 2018

Elgin, IL

PGF Midwest Regional Championships

July 26-29, 2018

Peoria, IL

2018 Tournament Results

St. Louis Softball Showcase Results:  Won pool with a 4-0 record (with showcase game #5 rained out on Sunday).

  • Showcase game #1: 3-0 win over Nebraska Echoes
  • Showcase game #2: 7-1 win over Cincy Doom Gold
  • Showcase game #3: 11-0 win over Esprit Metros ’02
  • Showcase game #4: 5-4 win over West Bay Warriors 16U (California)
  • Showcase game #5: rained out vs. Wasco Diamonds (TM)

The Spikes took 2nd place in the 2018 16U Summer Classic!  After a rough start to the tournament, the Spikes won 5 consecutive games including 4 back to back to back to back games on Sunday before ultimately running out of gas in the championship game and losing a tight game 5-4.  Great rebound!

The Team

Russ Rau

Assistant Coach:
Bobby Drager
Gianna Drager

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

Teaghen Amwoza #2 P V
Emily Correll #41 P V
Gabriela Drager #12 P V
Carly Engelhardt #5 P V
Molly Finnegan #23 P V
Reili Gardner #22 P V
Lauren Luna #17 P V
Jaylee Pfau #13 P V
Morgan Rau #8 P V
Sydney Rau #19 P V
Adyson Slayback #30 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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