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Dowden, Kadlec selected for Legion All Star team

: : Game set for Sunday in Miller Park

(Published Aug. 16, 2007, 4:38 p.m.)

Taylor Dowden of the Genoa City Post 183 Amercian Legion baseball team will join Bryce Kadlec of the Walworth Nationals at the annual all-star game Sunday at Miller Park.

The Wisconsin American Legion Baseball All-Star Game will begin immediately following the Milwaukee Brewers-Cincinnati Reds game this afternoon. This will be the 36th consecutive year that the game is played in the Brewers home.

The All-Star players were selected from Legion Baseball teams across the state of Wisconsin and were divided into a North and a South Team.

A complete list of this year's players and their home teams are below. One of the players on the North Team, Emery Hull of Chippewa Falls, has been selected to receive a $1000 college scholarship from The American Legion.

Wisconsin American Legion Baseball began in 1926, with the aim of providing recreation for teen-aged players in Wisconsin. The goal of the program is to build players strength, coordination and over-all physical fitness, as well as to aid in the development of good sportsmanship and citizenship, combating juvenile delinquency.

The Wisconsin American Legion is the state's largest Veterans Service Organization with over 70,000 members.

All star north

Coaches
Bill Denzer, Hudson,
Mike Arendt, Kewanee County
Bob Atkinson, Nekoosa

Players
Nolan Fadness, Eau Claire
Jon Runstrom, Bruce Legion
Emery Hull, Chippewa Falls, ($1000 scholarship winner)
Tyler Krisik, Ladysmith
Erik Abrahamson, Bloomer
Dan Jodarski, Neillsville
Alan Eichsteadt, Nekoosa
Aaron Erickson, Merrill
Mark Strey, Marshfield Blue Devils
Broc Hintz, Wausau
Matt Alessi, Plover Black Sox
Howard Heinrich, Stevens Point American Legion Post 6
Drew Christianson, Tomahawk Cubs
Paul Sellner, Marion / Tigerton Legion
Alex Seidel, Oconto Falls
Josh Foreman, Shawano
Adam Linsmeyer, Seymour
Andrew Schartner, Northern Door Legion
Jayme Sukowaty, Manitowoc Legion
Joel Delorit, Sturgeon Bay
Adam Francour, Marinette Legion
Jared Yost, De Pere
Alex Smith, Appleton Post 38
Jared Surman, Kimberly Cougars
Dan Wunderlich, Hortonville
Nick Beaman, Oshkosh
Ryan Weyers, Little Chute

All star south

Coaches
Pete DiGaudio, Kenosha
Craig Schlender, Baraboo
Don Davidson, Horicon

Players
Aaron Selchert, Juneau
Tyson Apfelbeck, Mayville
Mason Pluim, Waupun Legion
Kyle Lee, John E. Miller
Jesse, Davidson, Horicon
David McFarland, Watertown
Taylor Dowden, Genoa City Post 183
Jordan Shreffler, Milton Legion
Tanner Davis, Janesville Post 205
Josh Crandall, Fort Atkinson Post 166
Bryce Kadlec, Walworth Nationals
Kirby Krause, Jefferson
Paul Pulera, Kenosha American Legion
Alex Elliott, Cottage Grove
Austin Cass, Dane County Legion Baseball
Brock Bidlingmaier, Monroe
Alex Anderberg, Deerfield
Scott Williams, Baraboo Post 26
Craig Duescher, New Lisbon
Andrew Mills, Onalaska Legion
Kalen Mace, Wisconsin Dells
Levi Adank, Holmen Post 284
Billy Ortiz, Viroqua
Tim Larson, Westby Legion
Daniel Trussoni, Genoa-Desoto Stoddard
Lewis Veith, Bayard de Hart American Legion
Dan Timler, Stoughton Legion
Phil Lee, Jackson Post 486

 

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