Baseball

2018 Varsity Season

 

Day Date Opponent Place Time Results
Thursday Mar. 15 @ PBR Kickoff Classic v. Civic Memorial SIUE 7:00PM  5-1 L
Saturday Mar. 17 PBR Kickoff Classic v. Benton Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 11:30AM  5-2 W
Monday Mar. 19 @ Dupo High School Dupo High School 4:30PM  Cancelled
Tuesday Mar. 20 Wesclin High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  8-4 L
Wednesday Mar. 21 @ Mascoutah High School Mascoutah High School 4:30PM  14-4 L
Saturday Mar. 24 Jerseyville High School (DH-Game
#1-Alumni Day)
Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 11:00AM  Rescheduled
Saturday Mar. 24 Jerseyville High School (DH-Game
#2-Alumni Day)
Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 1:00PM  Cancelled
Monday Mar. 26 Wheaton Warrenville South HS Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  Cancelled
Wednesday Mar. 28 * Collinsville High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  2-0 W
 Friday  Mar. 30  Jerseyville High School
(Rescheduled from 3/24)
 Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 1:00PM  Cancelled
Friday Mar. 30 Harlem High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:00PM  Cancelled
Tuesday Apr. 03 * @ Alton High School Alton High School 4:30PM  Rescheduled – TBA
 Wednesday  Apr. 04  Salem  5-4 W
Thursday Apr. 05 * Granite City High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  10-0 W
Friday Apr. 06 @ Mt. Vernon High School Mt. Vernon City Park 4:30PM  16-3 W
 Saturday  Apr. 07  Pinckneyville, Double-Header  10-3 W,
20-0 W
Monday Apr. 09 @ Freeburg High School Freeburg High School 4:30PM  5-4 L
Tuesday Apr. 10 * @ O’Fallon High School O’Fallon Family Sports Park 4:30PM  13-3 L
Thursday Apr. 12 * @ Edwardsville High School Edwardsville High School 4:30PM  8-1 W
Saturday Apr. 14 @ Mater Dei/Columbia-DH Mater Dei High School 10:00AM  Cancelled
Sunday Apr. 15 @ Belleville West H.S. (Busch Stadium v. Belleville West) Busch Stadium 4:00PM  11-6 W
Tuesday Apr. 17 * East St. Louis Sr. High Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  10-0 W
Wednesday Apr. 18 @ Waterloo Gibault Gibault High School 4:30PM  5-2 L
Thursday Apr. 19 Belleville West Belleville East High School 4:30PM  6-3 W
Friday Apr. 20 Postponed to 5/16/2018- Waterloo High School Belleville East High School 4:30PM
Saturday Apr. 21 @ Carbondale/Highland-DH Carbondale/Highland-DH 10:00AM  H:3-1 W,
C:9-4 W
Monday Apr. 23 @ Centralia High School Centralia High School 4:30PM  Cancelled
Tuesday Apr. 24 * @ Belleville West H.S. Belleville West H.S. 4:30PM  11-9 W
Thursday Apr. 26 * @ Collinsville High School Collinsville High School 4:30PM  6-4 L
Friday Apr. 27 * @ East St. Louis Sr. High E St. Louis Sr High – JJK Center 4:30PM  13-0 W
Tuesday May. 01 * @ Granite City High School Granite City High School 4:30PM  7-3 W
Wednesday May. 02 Breese Central  5-3 L
Friday May. 04 Althoff High School (Senior Day) Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  3-2 W
Monday May. 07 * Alton High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  11-8 L
Tuesday May. 08 * Edwardsville High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM  3-2 W
Thursday May. 10 * O’Fallon High School Belleville East High School 4:30PM 12-0 L
Friday May. 11 @ Triad High School Triad High School 4:15PM 9-6 L
Saturday May. 12 Normal Community Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 11:00AM 2-1 L
Wednesday May. 16 Rescheduled from 2018-04-20
Waterloo High School
Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM 7-6 L
Thursday May. 17 Alton Belleville East High School TBA 8-1 W
Saturday May. 19 @ Springfield Sacred Heart (Double Header-1 Var/1 JV) Springfield Sacred Heart 10:00AM 9-0 L
6-2 L

*Schedule as of 2-6-18.   Schedules are subject to change: for the most up-to-date schedule please go to www.schedulestar.com. You can search for the schedule on a specific date or for the schedule of a specific team; this schedule is directly linked to the most current schedule available for all teams; you may even register to be notified when a change has been made to the schedule of a particular sport.

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2018 JV Season

Day Date Opponent Place Time
Friday Mar. 16 @ Civic Memorial HS Civic Memorial High School 4:30PM
Wednesday Mar. 21 @ Mascoutah High School Mascoutah High School 4:30PM
Saturday Mar. 24 Belleville West H.S. (DH) Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 11:00AM
Monday Mar. 26 Wheaton Warrenville South HS Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Tuesday Mar. 27 * Collinsville High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Wednesday Mar. 28 Hinsdale Central High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Thursday Mar. 29 * Belleville West H.S. Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Tuesday Apr. 03 * @ Alton High School Alton High School 4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 04 @ Waterloo High School Waterloo High School 4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 05 * Granite City High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Friday Apr. 06 @ Mt. Vernon High School Mt. Vernon City Park 4:30PM
Tuesday Apr. 10 * @ O’Fallon High School O’Fallon Family Sports Park 4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 11 @ Wesclin High School Wesclin High School 4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 12 * @ Edwardsville High School Edwardsville High School 4:30PM
Saturday Apr. 14 @ Mater Dei/Columbia-DH Columbia High School 10:00AM
Thursday Apr. 19 OPEN DATE (CONF MAKE UP) Belleville East High School TBA
Friday Apr. 20 Postponed to TBA- Waterloo High School Belleville East High School 4:30PM
Saturday Apr. 21 @ Carbondale/Highland-DH Carbondale/Highland-DH 10:00AM
Monday Apr. 23 @ Centralia High School Centralia High School 4:30PM
Tuesday Apr. 24 @ Belleville West H.S. Belleville West H.S. 4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 26 * @ Collinsville High School Collinsville High School 4:30PM
Friday Apr. 27 @ O’Fallon JV Trny O’Fallon JV Trny TBA
Friday Apr. 27 * @ Postponed to TBA- East St. Louis Sr. High East St. Louis Sr. High 4:30PM
Saturday Apr. 28 @ O’Fallon JV Trny O’Fallon JV Trny TBA
Tuesday May. 01 * @ Granite City High School Granite City High School 4:30PM
Thursday May. 03 * Alton High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Friday May. 04 Althoff High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Tuesday May. 08 * Edwardsville High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Thursday May. 10 * O’Fallon High School Belleville East – Baseball Stadium 4:30PM
Friday May. 11 @ Triad High School Triad High School 4:15PM
Saturday May. 12 Normal Community (Double Header–Game 1) Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
11:00AM
Saturday May. 12 Normal Community (Double Header–Game 2) Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
1:00PM
Thursday May. 17  OPEN DATE (CONF MAKE UP) Belleville East High School 4:30PM
Saturday May. 19  @ Springfield Sacred Heart  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin 12:00PM

*Schedule as of 2-6-18.   Schedules are subject to change: for the most up-to-date schedule please go to www.schedulestar.com. You can search for the schedule on a specific date or for the schedule of a specific team; this schedule is directly linked to the most current schedule available for all teams; you may even register to be notified when a change has been made to the schedule of a particular sport.

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2018 Freshmen Season

Day Date Opponent Place Time
Thursday Mar. 22 Mascoutah High School Belleville East –
Football-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Friday Mar. 23 @ Belleville West H.S. Belleville West H.S. 4:30PM
Saturday Mar. 24 @ Civic Memorial HS
(DH-Triangular (East/West/CM))
Belleville West H.S. 12:00PM
Saturday Mar. 24 @ Belleville West H.S.
(DH-Triangular (East/West/CM))
Belleville West H.S. 2:00PM
Tuesday Mar. 27 @ Collinsville High School Collinsville High School 4:30PM
Wednesday Mar. 28 @ Columbia High School Columbia High School 4:30PM
Thursday Mar. 29 @ Belleville West H.S. Belleville West H.S. 4:30PM
Friday Mar. 30 @ Waterloo High School Waterloo JR High School 12:00PM
Tuesday Apr. 03 Alton High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 04 Highland H.S. Belleville East –
Football-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 05 @ Granite City High School Granite City High School 4:30PM
Friday Apr. 06 @ Rescheduled from 2018-04-20 Central High School Central High School 4:30PM
Monday Apr. 09 @ Christian Brothers High S Christain Brothers HS 4:30PM
Tuesday Apr. 10 O’Fallon High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 11 Triad High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 12 Edwardsville High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Saturday Apr. 14 @ McCluer North High School (DH) McCluer North H.S. 10:00AM
Tuesday Apr. 17 @ East St. Louis Sr. High E St. Louis Sr High 4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 18 Freeburg High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 19 OPEN DATE (CONF MAKE UP) Belleville East High School TBA
Friday Apr. 20 @ Postponed to 4/6/2018- Central High School Central High School 4:30PM
Tuesday Apr. 24 Belleville West H.S. Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Wednesday Apr. 25 Jerseyville High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Thursday Apr. 26 Collinsville High School Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
Friday Apr. 27 East St. Louis Sr. High  Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
4:30PM
 Tuesday  May 1  Granite City High School   Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
 4:30PM
 Wednesday  May 2  @ Triad High School  Triad High School  4:15PM
 Thursday  May 3  @ Alton High School  Alton – Public School Stadium  4:30PM
 Saturday  May 5  Freshman Baseball Tourney  Belleville East –
Baseball Stadium
 10:00AM
 Saturday  May 5  Freshman Baseball Tourney  Belleville East –
Baseball Stadium
 12:00PM
 Saturday  May 5  Freshman Baseball Tourney  Belleville East –
Baseball Stadium
 2:00PM
 Tuesday  May 8  @ Edwardsville High School  Edwardsville High School  4:30PM
Wednesday  May 9  Mehlville High School   Belleville East –
Baseball-Underclass Field
 4:30PM
Thursday  May 10  @ O’Fallon High School  O’Fallon HS Milburn Campus  4:30PM
 Thursday  May 17  OPEN DATE (CONF MAKE UP)  Belleville East High School  TBA

*Schedule as of 2-6-18.   Schedules are subject to change: for the most up-to-date schedule please go to www.schedulestar.com. You can search for the schedule on a specific date or for the schedule of a specific team; this schedule is directly linked to the most current schedule available for all teams; you may even register to be notified when a change has been made to the schedule of a particular sport.

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2018 Varsity Roster

Name Grade Position #
Hunter Davis 12 INF, P 2
Ryan Culley 12 P, 1B 3
Zach Gebhardt 10 INF, P 5
Jack Temmer 10 P, INF 7
Ricky Dambacher 12 1B 8
Evan Gray 11 P, OF 9
Dillon Donjon 11 OF 10
Sam McAnulty 10 OF, P, 1B 11
Zechariah Georgian 11 INF, C 12
Jacob Cregger 10 INF, P 13
Austin Hitt 12 OF, P 14
 Drew Gray  9  OF  15
Gage Cruz 11 INF, P 17
Nick Hayes 11 OF, P 18
Riley Faust 11 P, INF 20
 Sam Lehde  10  P  23
CJ Cagas 10 OF 24
Ryan Gunter 11 C 27
Ben Cruikshank 12 P, OF, 1B 28

2018 JV Roster

Name Year # Position
Luke Breunig 10 21 C
CJ Cagas 10 24 OF
Jacob Cregger 10 13 INF, P
Evan Diuguid-Quisenberry 10 6 OF, P
Riley Faust 11 20 P, INF
Zach Gebhardt 10 5 P, INF
Drew Gray 9 15 OF, P
Nick Hayes 11 18 P, 1B, OF
Hadyn Jacob 10 19 OF
Sam Lehde 10 23 P, OF
Wyatt Lopinot 10 4 INF, OF
Sam McAnulty 10 11 P, 1B, OF
Connor McGibney 10 32 C, OF
Isaac Santos 10 30 INF, OF
Marlon Stacker 10 25 INF, OF
Jack Temmer 10 7 INF, P

2018 Freshmen Roster

Name – Number Name – Number

Bruce Harris – 1

Max Mueller – 3

Drew Moran – 2

Cam Gansauer – 4

Lucas Maue – 5

Gannon Herring – 6

Brock Barton – 8

Ben White – 9

Brenden Fruechte – 11

Bryson Ivy – 12

Alex Koester – 13

Greyson Titchenal – 14

Jackson Foley – 15

Dalton Powers – 16

Nate Enriquez – 18

John Hunt – 19

Joel Butcher – 22

Adrian Taylor – 24

Mason Mueller – 28

Hogan Messinger – 25

COACH RYAN WIGGS

Coach Ryan Wiggs is a 2006 graduate of Belleville East High School. After high school, Coach Wiggs went on to play baseball at SIUE. After completing his bachelor’s degree in 2010, he moved to Delavan, IL where he taught Social Studies and coached baseball. In 2012, he moved back to Belleville and began teaching Social Studies and coaching baseball at East. After 3 years as the JV coach, he took over the head coaching position during the 2016 season. Coach Wiggs lives in Swansea with his wife Hailey and two children-Wyatt and Avery, and their dog, “Lancer”


COACH BRACKMAN

Coach Brackman is a 2003 graduate of Raytown (MO) South High School. After high school, Coach Brackman went on to play baseball at William Jewell College in Liberty, MO. After completing his bachelor’s degree, he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 16th round of the June 2007 MLB Draft. He enjoyed 6 years of minor league baseball, including 2 years with the Tigers organization, 3 years with the Gateway Grizzlies, 1 year with the Lancaster Barnstormers, and a winter playing professionally in Adelaide, Australia. He has been the assistant and pitching coach at Belleville East since 2016. Prior to coming to East, he was an assistant coach at Althoff Catholic HS for 3 years. He also spent a year as a graduate assistant baseball coach for Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, AR. Coach Brackman lives in Belleville with his wife Monica and three children – Mather, Maggie, and Mae.


COACH SEEL

Coach Seel is a 2007 graduate of Belleville East.  He went to SIUE to complete a degree in Physical Education in 2011.  He has taught at Wolf Branch Middle School for the last 5 years while coaching numerous sports.  He has coached jr. high baseball, summer jr. legion baseball, and the Belleville East summer baseball team.  This is his 7th year on the coaching staff at East with the last 2 being the head coach of the JV Lancers.  He resides in Fairview Heights with his wife Shannon and his two dogs Izzy and Jack.


COACH JONES

Coach Jones is a 1995 graduate of Belleville East High School. After high school, Coach Jones went on to play baseball at Belleville Area College then on to nationally ranked Div II Quincy University in Quincy, IL. After completing his bachelor’s degree in 1999, he stayed in Quincy where he subbed and helped coach varsity baseball at Quincy High School. In 2001, he moved back to Swansea and began working and coaching basketball at Wolf Branch School. In 2002, he moved to Los Angeles, CA and began managing a DJ company. In 2013, he began working for Live Nation Concert Promotions where he began touring the country & working as a VIP coordinator for Live Nation bands & artists. In 2016, he moved back to the area and proudly began coaching and working at his alma mater.  He currently commits his springs as the head freshman baseball coach at Belleville East. Coach Jones lives in Swansea with his fiancé Michelle and two children, Jalen and Kenzie.


COACH KEVIN WIGGS

Coach Kevin Wiggs is the father of Coach Ryan Wiggs and has a daughter, Nicole Alvey, who lives in Chicago. He graduated from Belleville West in 1976 and from Eastern Illinois University in 1980. Coach Wiggs is a highly respected retired basketball official and after working two Illinois High School state tournaments, he  was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame in 2014. He has coached baseball for many years, and has been an assistant for the Lancers for the past 6 seasons. Coach Wiggs lives in Belleville with his wife, Jan. He most enjoys spending time with his grandkids- Charlotte, Colin, Wyatt, and Avery.


COACH VALLINA

Coach Vallina is a 1967 graduate of Belleville Township High School and a 1971 graduate of the University of Illinois.He received his MBA from SIUE in 1975. Coach Vallina played high school and American Legion baseball. His 1968 team won the Illinois State Title. He has coached baseball at Belleville East as an assistant for 15 years. He also officiated high school and college football for 44 years and currently works as a Replay Official in the Missouri Valley, Mid-American and Big Ten Conferences. Coach Vallina lives in Belleville with his wife Kanda and has one son, Kyle.


COACH KRAMKOWSKI

Coach Kramkowski is a 1999 graduate of Althoff Catholic High School. After high school, Coach Kramkowski went on to play baseball at Southwestern Illinois College. He then went on to SIUC where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Special Education in 2003.  He has been teaching at Belleville East for 14 years.  Coach Kramkowski previously was the assistant JV coach from 2004-2007 and was the head freshman coach from 2008-2014.  Coach Kramkowski lives in Swansea with his wife Katie and three children – Tommy, Addison, and Avery.