Spikes Softball

18U Rau/Drager

The 2019-2020 18U Spikes are looking for some athletes for the upcoming season.  Please contact wheatlandspikes16u@gmail.com for more information or to schedule a private tryout.


Chicago Classic ASA National/PGF Regional Qualifier

October 12-13, 2019

Elgin, IL

Let’s Play for U Betcher College Showcase

October 19-20, 2019

St. Charles, IL

St. Louis Softball Showcase I

October 25-27, 2019

Chesterfield, MO

Northern Illinois Lightning Summer Bash 18U

June 12-14, 2020

Elgin, IL

Battle of the Borders

June 19-21, 2020

Salem, WI

PGF Crown Point Three

June 26-28, 2020

Crown Point, IN

Midwest Firecracker Showcase

July 2-5, 2020

Grand Park, IN

PGF Stars and Stripes

July 9-12, 2020

St. Charles/Wasco/Orland Park, IL

2019 Tournament Results
The Team

Head Coach:
Russ Rau
Cell Phone: 630-768-6296

Assistant Coach:
Bobby Drager
Gianna Drager

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

Teaghen Amwoza Winona State University #2 P V
Taylor Daniels #14 P V
Gabriela Drager Western Illinois University #12 P V
Carly Engelhardt Winona State University #5 P V
Gabriella Nilles Lewis University #33 P V
Jaylee Pfau UW-Eau Claire #13 P V
Morgan Rau UW-Oshkosh #8 P V
Sydney Rau UW-Oshkosh #19 P V
Adyson Slayback Chattanooga State #30 P V
Grace Wallner Hillsdale College #31 P V

16U Showcase

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 Spikes finished 5th out of 72 teams in the supplemental power pool bracket at the TCS-Fireworks Showcase!  They played nationally recognized programs such as So Cal Athletics, Athletics-Mercado, West Bay Warriors, Finesse and Peoria Sluggers Gold.

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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