+ Bergner makes USA roster
For a second straight year, Windermere Prep pitcher Austin Bergner will don the red, white and blue of USA Baseball.
Bergner, a senior for the Lakers, made the 20-man roster for USA Baseball’s 18U National Team. The team will be in Japan from Aug. 28-Sept. 6 to play in the 2015 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup.
Last summer, Bergner made the 18U National Team, also, and competed at the COPABE Pan American Championships in Mexico.
+ Titans alum finds college home
Darryl Baptiste, a standout goalie for Olympia High who graduated this past spring, has found a home to play his college soccer.
Baptiste will play at Kansas City Community College. Baptiste, who is from Haiti, initially had trouble finding a school despite his talent but was aided in his search greatly by Olympia coach Lou Romao.
+ DP seeks softball coach
The Dr. Phillips High School softball team is seeking a new head coach for the spring season.
The school’s athletics department announced the opening over the weekend via its Twitter account, @PantherZone.
Interested parties should contact Athletic Director Russell Wambles at [email protected].
+ Titans alumshines in preseason
Olympia Titans alum Trevor Siemian, a rookie quarterback for the Denver Broncos who is listed third on the team’s depth chart, led a 92-yard touchdown drive in the closing minutes of a preseason contest Aug. 22 to give Denver a 14-10 preseason victory over the Houston Texans.
The starter for the Broncos is Peyton Manning.
Siemian, a Windermere native, played collegiately for Northwestern University.
+ Kole Enright chooses Stetson
West Orange baseball’s Kole Enright announced his commitment to Stetson University in DeLand Aug. 11.
Enright, a senior for the Warriors who plays third base and shortstop, tweeted: “Blessed to say I have committed to Stetson University. Thank you to those who have continued to believe in me throughout the process!”
+ Warrior softball hosts free clinic
The West Orange softball team hosted a free clinic for youth softball players in the area Aug. 22. The clinic took place at Windermere Little League and enjoyed a strong turnout.