The 2011 Marian Colts Youth Skills Camp was held recently at the Marian Athletic Complex. The three-day camp was attended by 24 youths in 2nd through 7th grade. Players from the Colts program acted as counselors while the Marian coaching staff and head coach Jeff Nietz oversaw the instruction. Award winners included, front row, from left, Cole Ackerman of New Ringgold (International League Pitching); Hunter Ditkosky of Hazleton (International League Accuracy); Dante Agosti of Lake Hauto (International League Defense, Home Run Derby); Blaize Wainwright of Weatherly (International League Bunting). Second row, Bradley Buzzard of Lansford (National League Accuracy); Bryan Smith of Summit Hill (American League Accuracy); Nick Goff of Jim Thorpe (American League Defense, Home Run Derby); Seth Derr of Beaver Meadows (American League Pitching, Bunting). Third row, Camp Director Jeff Nietz, Teague Schmidt of Tamaqua (National League Bunting, Defense), Anthony Collevecio of Summit Hill (National League Home Run Derby, Pitching, Defense); Coach Curt Gimbi.
Marian Baseball Camp awards
Friday, July 8, 2011