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Additional Baseball All-Star Information

By admin Published: June 24, 2007

Here are statistics and information for the players who were selected to the Beacon Journal All-Summit Baseball team:

ALL-SUMMIT

LEE VALENCHECK
PITCHER
: Barberton, Senior
Right-hander compiled an 8-1 record with 1.96 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 68 innings. Wright State recruit batted .389 with 11 RBI and earned first-team All-Suburban League honors.

DAVE KRUSINSKI
PITCHER
: Woodridge, Junior
Right-hander compiled a 7-0 record with a 2.26 ERA for the Bulldogs (27-3), a Division III district champion. Had 60 strikeouts in 49
innings. Batted .366 with 32 RBI and 24 runs.

SCOTT FOSTER
PITCHER
: Green, Senior
Left-hander went 6-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 48
innings. University of Akron recruit hit .330 with 17 RBI, one home run and 19 runs. Helped the Bulldogs (16-12) reach a Division I district final and earned first-team All-Suburban League honors.

BRIAN PENNINO
Catcher
: Cuyahoga Falls, Senior
First-team All-Western Reserve Conference honoree batted .313 with two home runs and 20 RBI. Black Tigers (18-9) catcher had seven doubles, three triples and nine stolen bases.

COREY SAYERS
INFIELDER
: Hudson, Senior
First baseman led the Explorers (20-8) with a team-high .492 batting average and seven home runs. Miami University recruit had 23 RBI, scored 33 runs and earned first-team All-WRC honors.

SCOTT BURDETTE
INFIELDER
: Cuyahoga Falls, Senior
Black Tigers (18-9) shortstop batted .421 with 23 RBI, one home run, eight doubles and 27 runs scored. Earned first-team All-WRC honors.

JOE LEWANDOWSKI
INFIELDER:
Woodrdige, Junior
First baseman helped the Bulldogs (27-3) win a Division III district championship. Batted .417 with three home runs, 38 RBI, nine doubles and 27 runs.

ROSS BRUNELLO
INFIELDER:
Walsh Jesuit, Junior
Shortstop helped the Warriors (24-5) win a Division II district championship and Cuyahoga River Baseball Conference title. Hit .321, five home runs, 24 RBI, five doubles and team-high 34 runs scored. Earned second-team All-CRBC honors.

MATT ROURKE
OUTFIELDER:
Cuyahoga Falls, Senior
Batted .440 with one home run, 16 RBI, five doubles and three triples. Led the Black Tigers (18-9) with 32 runs scored.

JON CAMPRIANA
OUTFIELDER:
Tallmadge, Junior
First-team All-Suburban League selection led the team in the offensive production with a .474 batting average, 46 hits, five home runs and 39 RBI. Scored 28 runs and helped the Blue Devils (20-8) reach a Division II district final.

CHAD OPALICH
OUTFIELDER:
Hudson, Junior
First-team All-WRC left fielder batted .489 with one home run, 24 RBI, eight doubles. Led the Explorers (20-8) with nine triples and 42 runs.

CORY MARTIN
UTILITY:
Stow, Senior
Left-handed Kent State recruit helped the Bulldogs (22-6, 12-1) win the Western Reserve Conference championship and reach a Division I district final for the second consecutive season. First-team All-WRC pitcher/first baseman had a 5-2 record with a 1.90 ERA and 74 strikeouts in 47 innings pitched. Batted .342 with five triples and 29 RBI.

- Michael Beaven and Nate Ulrich

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