Lake Bluff 14A Says Happy Mother's Day With Baseball Tourney Title

Knock off Arlington Heights in finals, 7-6.


The Lake Bluff 14A travel baseball team provided a Mother's Day gift Sunday by capturing the 2012 Vernon Hills Silver Star Tournament with a thrilling 7-6 victory over Arlington Heights.

The Lake Bluff squad came into Sunday's championship game undefeated after knocking off the host Vernon Hills Cougars, 8-6, on Friday. They kept their momentum rolling Saturday with a shut-out over New Trier Green, 8-0, and battling to a hotly contested and well pitched 2-2 tie with Wells Park on Saturday afternoon.

The results of Friday and Saturday's games put Lake Bluff into Sunday's championship game.

Lake Bluff's roster included: Wil Audley, Matt Begley, Danny Carollo, Jonathan DiValerio, Tucker Doyle, Matt Hall, Sam Jakubowski, Sean Nelson, Varun Rao, John Ryan, Patrick Ryan, and Nick Zacher. The team is coached by Stephen Konsler.

The Lake Bluff boys are looking to ride their momentum into this week’s Lake Forest Jamboree Tournament, which will once again pit them up against some of the finest teams on the North Shore.


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