Saturday, November 20, 2010

Stephen Kenkel - Ambidextrous Pitcher

IKM-Manning High School (Class of 2011)
Manilla, Iowa
#5, Wolves Baseball

Positions: RHP / LHP
Glove: custom ambidextrous glove TPX $400
Bats: Switch hitter

Stephen Kenkel, a high school switch pitcher, hopes to follow Pat Venditte's example and play professional baseball. He says he still has some work to do. Sometimes when he switches sides, he gets confused and forgets his form. Kenkel also said he needs to work on his velocity.


KETV.com feature (YouTube)
Interview with Stephen Kenkel, ambidextrous pitcher - shows him pitching from both sides.


Ambidextrous Pitcher Jeered, Cheered - Sports News Story - KETV Omaha


World Herald honors area baseball players

August 19, 2011
The Omaha World Herald released its All-Western Iowa baseball teams on Wednesday.


IKM-Manning senior pitcher Stephen Kenkel was named to the second team in Class 2A/1A.



Kenkel two-hits West Harrison in Wolves’ victory

June 17, 2011, DBRnews
Kenkel also hurt West Harrison with his bat, going 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two runs batted in. Stephen Kenkel tossed a complete-game two-hitter and struck out 19 West Harrison batters on Monday night, as IKM-Manning claimed its sixth consecutive baseball victory with a 6-4 triumph at Manilla. Read more


Kenkel pitches, hits Wolves past West Harrison

June 10, 2011
IKM-Manning extended its winning streak to four games on Wednesday night, as the Wolves dumped West Harrison 10-4 in Western Valley Conference baseball action at Mondamin.
The win moved IKM-Manning to 5-1 in the WVC and 6-2 overall.
Stephen Kenkel went the distance to get the pitching win. He allowed four runs on four hits and struck out 13.
Kenkel also went 3-for-4 with one RBI at the plate. Read more


Kenkel, Blake power Wolves past Westwood Sloan

July 9, 2010
Stephen Kenkel blasted two home runs, including a grand slam, and Rick Blake added another long shot, as IKM-Manning claimed a 17-7 victory over Westwood Sloan in action during the Western Valley Conference baseball tournament on Tuesday night.
The win was the ninth in a row for IKM-Manning, which concluded its regular season with a fine 20-5 overall record.

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