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Area Players, Coaches On Legion Star Squad
A total of 7 players from four area American Legion teams have been selected to play in the Fox River Valley Senior all-star game on Saturday, August 9 at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton.
Area diamond standouts selected to the 26-player American Conference team include Derek Klegin and Nathan Kallestad of Marinette, Riley Hegg and Ryan Woods from Menominee, Ocontos Blake Campshure, along with Bo Shroyer and Hunter Magnin of Oconto Falls.
Klegin paced the North Division with a .553 average (21-38) and was second in runs scored at 14. Campshure batted .435 with four doubles while Magnin had the best ERA in the division at 2.01.
No Peshtigo Legion players were selected.
Brian Lesandrini of Marinette and Tony Hofer from Menominee will join John Bray of Kewaunee County on the coaching staff.
The first-ever junior all-star contest will be held on August 2 at Don Hawkins Field adjacent to Appleton Legion Post 38 as each team in the FRV Junior Legion League will be represented. Following the game will be banquet and short program.
Honorary team captains for the game will be Bruce Vandenplas from Green Bay and Dale Minzlaff from Marinette. Both individuals have made many contributions to Legion Baseball and the FRV League.
Two players from Oconto Falls have been selected for the contest in Sam Shroyer and Mike Manns.