We hope everyone is enjoying their summer !!! We know it’s hard to believe but with the month of July almost complete, fall baseball is on the horizon. With that we are initiating the start of the Fall registration so that we are in a position to start the season come September. Registration for the fall season will begin on Sunday, July 30st and remain open through August with a closing date of August 30th. The season is tentatively scheduled to begin the weekend of September 9/10th. The season will extend 8 weeks with a planned completion the weekend of October 27/28th. The fee for the 2017 FNLL fall season will be $125. The FNLL fall program not only allows both boys and girls to continue playing baseball, it also serves as a development grounds for coaches to continue working with players as players begin the transition to play at the next level.
The 11U Blue tournament team wrapped up a 5-0 run through the inaugural Firecracker 50/70 tournament held in Fairfield over the July 4th holiday. Teams from Darien, Westport, Trumbull, Monroe and the 2 from FNLL participated in the tourney. FNLL Blue beat Westport 17-4 to take first place.
1st row kneeling: Jack Blasbag, Matt Bernier, Tommy Schopps, James Murphy, Luke Scaglione, Ryan Flynn
2nd row: Grady Schopps, Kyle Justo
Standing: Brendan Callanan, Jonah Hotchkiss, John Casella, John Pezzimenti, Will Ford, Will Silva
Coaches: Mark Bernier, Andy Schopps and John Scaglione
The Fairfield National 9U Blue team recently won the Monroe 9U Tournament. The 9's Blue faced the likes of Fairfield American, Trumbull National & American, Westport and Monroe and prevailed each time, finishing the tournament with an impressive 7-0 record. Congratulations 9 Blue!
Bottom Row: Owen Sheiman, Tommy Galvin, Colm Johnston, Nick Crosley, Brady Takacs Middle Row: Jimmy Dobbs, Nate Jackson, Henry Vincent, Colin Stowell, Nick Garofalo, Lucas Harmony, Noah Bertot, Andrew Shelov Back Row: Coach Dave Dobbs, Manager Jason Takacs, Coach Mike Bertot
12U Tournament - Silver Champions @ War at The Shore Tournament
The 12U Tournament team won the Silver Championship at The War at The Shore Tournament, East Lyme, CT with a come from behind 3-2 victory in the 6th inning over Team Reyes.
Pictured from Left to Right: Griffin Connelly, Zack Sullivan, Aidan Roche, Colin Frey, Cole Davin, Jonah Rosenbaum, Adam Kamin, Tyler Rayburn, Jack Doonan, Thomas Fremont, Will Stellato, Kyle Carozza, Will Passarelli, Andrew Rhoades (not pictured). Coaches: Brian Connelly, Tom Fremont, Howard Rosenbaum, Kevin Frey
Minor A Winning Team - Distinctive Dental Services
Tyler Geriak, Mason Dennett,Jake Cappola, Cooper Hein, Caellum Liceaga, Jacob Kimsey, Grant Antrobus, Alex Riccio, Chase Reti, Ryan Hoffman, Cameron Root , Andrew Sargeant, Coaches: Ken Geriak, Brett Dennett, Vin Riccio, Chris Hein, Juan Liceaga
Orangetheory Players: James Bennett, Richard Kim, Robert Spelman, Ben Zuckerman, Brady Cronin, Ari Sudakof, Brady Takacs, Ethan Takacs, Michael West, Noah Bertot, Ian Bertot, Owen Joyce, and Henry Vincent.
The game between Orangetheory Fitness and Garden Catering was a nail biter. Garden Catering jumped out early to take a 1 run lead. But Orangetheory came back took the lead with two run innings in the 2nd and 3rd innings. But Garden Catering, the #1 Seed in the AAA Divison did not give up and retook the lead in the bottom of the third with a big 4 run rally capped off by a booming double by James Dougherty . Brady Takacs came in to pitch the last three innings for Orangetheory and struck out 7 batters to keep Garden Catering off the board. Henry Vincent hit a clutch two run double in the top of the 5th to give Orangetheory a one run lead. Team Orangetheory added another run in the top of the sixth. Final score, Orangetheory 7, Garden Catering 5.