DRS All Star squad announced

 

The rosters have been announced for the Seventh Annual All-Star Game featuring players from the River Valley League and the Dakota-Rice-Scott League. The game wil lbe played Friday, July 12 at Veseli.  

Festivities include a Home Run Derby that will precede the game, starting at 7 p.m., with the game following at 8 p.m. 

Honorary Captain of the DRS Team will be John Hertaus III, son of John Hertaus Jr., a strong DRS Baseball supporter who died Dec. 21 from brain cancer. 

DRS Roster members include: 

Elko:  TJ Evanson, Joel Klinkhammer, Jason Grimm, Kyle Kraska; New Market: Nick Rost, Nate Rost, Tyler Bergstrom; St. Patrick: Bill Dunker, Seth Ambroz; New Prague: Dan Novak, Dan Ring, Austin Bachman; Prior Lake: Gary Mariscal, Casey Johnson, Ben Morrisson; St. Benedict: Andrew Huss, Brendan Heitkamp, Chris Hartman; Lonsdale; Kevin Kalina, Phil Tisdel; Faribault: Evan Knutson, Ryan Archambault; Montgomery: Kyle Kubes, Tyler Bednar; Shakopee: Zak Hoffman; Union Hill: Jesse Bastyr; Veseli: Nick Hertaus; Webster: Marcus Pleiss. 

Managers: Terry Fredrickson of Elko, Greg Faue of Prior Lake and Jerry Plambeck of New Prague. 

Members of the Home Run Derby team for the DRS league are Austin Bachman of New Prague, Zak Hoffman of Shakopee, TJ Evanson of Elko and Nate Rost of New Market. 

Since the series started, the River Valley League has a 4-1 advantage in the series, with one game rained out.