Meet your host team, Metro East Bears!
Metro East Bears American Legion baseball team, a team run jointly by the Alton and Edwardsville American Legion posts.
The combined local Edwardsville Post 199/Alton Post 126 team will serve as host for this year’s tournament. Last year’s team fell just one win short of advancing to the World Series losing to Midland, Michigan, the previous year’s ALWS runner-up.
Head Coach: Dennis Sharp
Cole Cimarolli——Right Field and Centerfield
Drake Hampton—Third Base and Pitcher
Jacob St. Peters–Pitcher
Chance Foss——Shortstop and Pitcher
Tate Wargo—-Second Base and Shortstop
Cole Hansel—-First Base and Right Field
Steven Pattan–Catcher and Shortstop
Collin Clayton–Centerfield and Pitcher
Brandon Hampton—Pitcher and Left Field
Brock Weimer—Catcher and Left Field
Maverick McSparin—First Base and Pitcher
Jake Garella—–Pitcher and Left Field
Tyler Stamer—Third Base and Left Field
Mitchell Krebs—Second Base and Shortstop
Jacob Kanallakan—First Base and Right Field