BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – July 2, 2012 – The Buffalo Grove Thunder, a 12-and-under travel baseball team, captured the Mid Suburban Baseball League
National League championship Sunday afternoon, July 1, with a 14-3 victory over Glenview Blaze Black in the league championship game. The Thunder
finished their league season undefeated, with a 24-0 record.
The championship marks the Thunder’s first league title in the team’s three-year history.
The Thunder will compete in the Central Iowa Sports Summer Sizzler Tournament in Des Moines later this month. While in Iowa, the team
will visit the Field of Dreams movie site and attend an Iowa Cubs game. In previous years, the Thunder have competed in tournaments in St. Louis and
The Thunder begin indoor practices each year in January. The team’s season begins in early April and concludes in July. Coaches emphasize fun, mutual
support and player and team development within the context of competitive league play.
The Buffalo Grove Thunder are: Jack Aiello, Alex Capstick, Jake Davis, Connor Friesen, Spencer Greenstein, Grant Hochman, Matthew Mittelmark,
Jarrett Pease, Brad Ross, Jack Vaselaney and Josh Weisberg.