With a fantastic season of baseball ending, tryouts for the 2023 CDA Lumbermen Baseball program is right around the corner. We want to welcome any Coeur d’Alene, Lake City, and Post Fall High School aged player to join us on August 27th, 2022. We will be meeting at the Thorco Field off Ramsey at 9 am.
The 2023 CDA Lumbermen Coaching Staff for each team are already in place and will be offering a high level fall and winter workout program as well as a competitive tournament and league schedule for the summer season. An information packet with more details will be provided for all attendees at the conclusion of the tryouts.
You can register for tryouts at: 2023 Tryout Registration Form
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“Falling short of their goal of a state AA American Legion baseball championship in 2021, the Coeur d’Alene Lumbermen are loaded again for another run at the program’s first regional bid since 1979.”
“The left-handed pitcher, a former Coeur d’Alene Viking who redshirted this spring with Community Colleges of Spokane, pitched a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts and three walks last Thursday in a 4-0 win over the Spokane Cannons at Thorco Field in Coeur d’Alene. “He’s a great kid; everybody’s happy when he does well, everybody loves him,” Lums coach Darren Taylor said. “All our college guys look different (from last season); Troy’s just bigger and stronger, too.”
Bumbaugh, an outfielder/pitcher, went 4 for 4 with a double, three RBIs and three runs scored for Coeur d’Alene in the championship game of the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic on Monday at Al K. Jackson Field in Spokane. “We slipped him into the leadoff spot and it looked like he’d been there all season,” Lums coach Darren Taylor said. “He’s so fast, he gets on different ways, and he wreaks havoc on the basepaths.”
The Coeur d’Alene Lumbermen 17U team defeated Cheney 7-3 and blanked Mt. Spokane 16-0, in pool play games at Thorco Field in Coeur d’Alene.
Against Cheney, Cooper Smith went 3 for 3 with an RBI and three runs scored for Coeur d’Alene (39-5-1). Bryce Hall was 2 for 4 and scored two runs, and Kyle Seman struck out five, walked three and allowed two hits in three shutout innings.
Against Mt. Spokane, CJ Elliott struck out seven and walked two in 3.2 hitless innings for the Lums, and also went 2 for 4 and scored twice.
Travis Usdrowski went 2 for 3 and drove in three runs for Coeur d’Alene, Jared Taylor also knocked in three runs, and Calvin Coppess and Isaac Ziegler each had two hits.
The Coeur d’Alene 17Us are scheduled to host Gonzaga Prep tonight at 6 at Thorco Field as bracket play begins.
At Mead High, the Coeur d’Alene Lumbermen 16U team beat Central Valley 14-5 and lost to Mead 18-10 in pool play.
Against Central Valley, Jack Pierce went 3 for 4 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored, and his RBI single in the top of the fifth broke a 4-all tie and gave Coeur d’Alene (31-12-1) the lead to stay.
Jace Sanderson went 3 for 5 for the Lums, Tanner Franklin 2 for 5 with two RBIs, Mark Holecek 2 for 4 with two RBIs and three runs scored, Clifford Eddington 2 for 4 with two RBIs and Charlie Dixon 2 for 4 with two runs scored for Coeur d’Alene.
Against Mead, Franklin was 3 for 4 with two runs scored, Pierce was 2 for 5 and Sean Jiminez drove in two runs and scored twice.
The Coeur d’Alene 16Us are scheduled to play at Chewelah today at 5:30.
The other two first-round games today in the eight-team bracket are Colville at Mead, and Cheney at Shadle Park.
The Coeur d’Alene Lumbermen and Lewis-Clark Twins split the first two games of a best-of-3 series for the Class AA Area A title at Thorco Field on Saturday, forcing a deciding game today in Lewiston.
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