Friday, June 8, 2018

2018 Vermont Announces Twin State Baseball Classic Roster

Annual Game Slated For June 23 in White River Junction, VT  


Contact:  Bruce Bosley, executive director, VBCA (


Eighteen of the finest senior high school baseball players from Vermont will play for the Green Mountain State against New Hampshire in the annual 2018 Twin State Baseball Classic on Saturday, June 23. The Vermont Baseball Coaches Association announced its roster today.


The classic featuring many of the top high school seniors from Vermont and New Hampshire take place Saturday, June 23 at the Maxfield Complex in White River Junction, Vt. Pre-game festivities will start at 9:30 a.m. followed by the first pitch of game one of a pair of seven-inning contests.


The Vermont roster is: Leif Bigelow (IF/RHP) and Dan Petrie (C), Brattleboro; Sky Rahill (OF), Burlington; Jay McCoy (IF/OF/RHP), Burr and Burton; Jacob Bortnick (C) and Liam Reiner (RHP/IF), Champlain Valley; Brayden Howrigan (RHP), Enosburg Falls; Tyler Hamilton (IF/C), Hartford; Jake O'Brien (IF/RHP), Harwood; Nick Fitzgerald (RHP/IF) and Nate Selby (C/IF), Lamoille; Brandon Brunell (RHP/IF), Lyndon Institute; Dustin Whitcomb, IF/RHP, Mount Abraham; Jake Choiniere (C) and Jasper Rankin (OF), St. Johnsbury; Sammy Premsagar (SS/RHP), South Burlington; Seth Balch (RHP/OF), Windsor; and Owen Tarleton, IF/RHP, Woodstock.


Coaches for the Green Mountain State will be Mike Czok of Randolph, Shawn French of Oxbow, Marcel Girouard of Burlington and Jason Tarleton of Woodstock.


The Twin State Baseball Classic returned after an 11-year hiatus in 2015 with Vermont and New Hampshire splitting three doubleheaders the past three seasons with all six games decided by one run.


The Vermont Baseball Coaches Association would like to thank the Town of Hartford (Vt.) Recreation Department and the Hartford High School athletic department for assisting in hosting this year's classic. The VBCA would also like to thank the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation for its generosity.  

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