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Lockport’s Matt Santarelli throws a pitch against Lemont on June 19 in the Porter Wood Bat Summer Classic. Photos by Steve Millar
At the Porter Wood Bat Summer Classic, players hit with wood bats instead of the aluminum bats typically used in high school games.
Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter
5:00 am CDT June 25, 2019

In a world of summer travel baseball, Lockport Township baseball coach Andy Satunas is doing his best to keep high school team summer ball alive.

Numerous schools have made a choice to scale back or stop playing high school summer baseball altogether. But Satunas sees the benefits of it and thought that showed last week when Lockport hosted its own Wooden Bat Tournament between June 17 and June 19 at Flink Field in Lockport.