HTRBA Little League: HTRBA News

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All Stars Tryouts

All Star Tryouts will be held according to the schedule below.  Other times/dates may be added.

12s - Thursday, June 2 at 8:00 pm on A Field (with 11s)

11s - Thursday, June 2 at 8:00 pm on A Field (with 12s)

10s - Thursday, June 2 at 8:00 pm on B Field

9s - Sunday, June 5 at 10:00 am on A Field (with 8s)

8s - Sunday, June 5 at 10:00 am  on A Field (with 9s)

7s -  Friday, May 27 at 5:30 pm on A Field



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HTRBA Night at the Thunder - Thursday, June 16

The HTRBA Night at the Thunder is scheduled for Thursday, June 11.  Tickets can be ordered through your Team Parent for $11 each.  A portion of each ticket is returned to HTRBA as a donation.  Game time is scheduled for 7:00pm

Players in uniform  will be able to parade around the field before the game.  There will be a fireworks display following the game.  As an added bonus, it is also "Thirsty Thursday", so there will be discounted adult beverages during the game.

Order your tickets now!  Last year, we sold over 300 tickets and the kids all haad a great time. 

See flyer below for more details. 



2016 Trenton Thunder
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All Star Team Managers

Congratulations to the following people for being selected to manage an HTRBA All Star Team.  

12s - Steve Wilfing
11s - Tim O'Sullivan
10s - Bill Scannon
9s - Joe Formica
8s - Tom Miller
7s - Mike Marino 
 
Thank you and best of luck! 


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Make Up Schedule

Majors

Tuesday 4/5: Hamilton Fire v. Golden Dawn - Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 pm on A Field (if necessary) 
Tuesday 4/5: Allegretti Builders v. Play Good Play Well - Thursday, June 9 at 8:00 pm on A Field (if necessary)
Friday 5/13: Allegretti Builders v. Play Good Play Well - Wednesday, June 1 at 8:00 pm on A Field
Friday 5/13: Hamilton Fire v. Golden Dawn - Wednesday, June 1 at 8:00 pm on B Field 

International (AAA)
 
Rained out games vs Sunnybrae teams from 4/26, 5/3, 5/6, and 5/7 will not be made up.  To make up for those lost games, the games listed below are being added to the schedule.
 
Added: Garden State Legal Services v. GoBallistic Sports - Thursday, June 2 at 6:00 pm on A Field
Added: Frascella Abstract v. B&E Service - Thursday, June 2 at 6:00 pm on B Field
Added: B&E Service v. Garden State Legal Services - Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 pm on A Field
Added: GoBallistic Sports v. Frascella Abstract - Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 pm on B Field
   
Minors (AA)

Saturday 5/14:  Poor Boy Suns v. Doctors Express - Friday, June 3 at 6:00 pm on C Field
Tuesday 5/17: Doctors Express v. A Contract Climber - Thursday, June 9 at 6:00 pm on C Field

Rookie (A)

Friday 5/13: Geico Hamilton v. Kids at Heart - Monday, June 13 at 6:00 pm on B Field
Friday 5/13: Sterling Title v. Unity Title - Monday, June 13 at 6:00 pm on C Field
Thursday 6/2: Sterling Title v. Unity Title - Wednesday, June 1 at 6:00 pm on C Field 

Instructional

No games to make up.


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Playoffs Schedule (Tentative)

Majors Division

Semifinals

Monday, June 13 at 5:45 pm on A Field
Monday, June 13 at 8:00 pm on A Field

Championship

Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 pm on A Field

International (AAA) Division

Semifinals

Tuesday. June 14 at 6:00 pm on A Field
Tuesday, June 14 at 6:00 pm on B Field

Championship

Saturday, June 18 at 3:00 pm on A Field

Minors (AA) Division 

Semifinals

Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00 pm on B Field
Wednesday, June 15 at 6:00 pm on C Field

Championship

Saturday, June 18 at 12:30 pm on A Field 



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Pitch Hit & Run - Results

Congratulations to the following players for winning an event at the Pitch Hit & Run competition earlier this evening. Each player listed below has qualified for the Sectional Competition to be held in Cranbury on May 15.

7 & 8 Year Olds

Pitch - Anthony Lacey
Hit - Logan McGuire
Run - No qualifying times
Overall - Nick Marino

9 & 10 Year Olds

Pitch - Jack Burke & Mikey Septak
Hit - Justin Allen
Run - Matthew Juliano
Overall - Jack Burke

11 & 12 Year Olds

Pitch - Alex Marino
Hit - Tyler Conard
Run - Tyler Conard
Overall - Tyler Conard


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Regular Season Schedules Now Posted
The regular season schedules for all divisions except Instructional are no posted.  Find your child's manager's name below to determine division, team name, and team colors.

Team Names

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New Registrations Still Being Accepted
For information on registering for the 2016 season, please send an email to Information@HTRBA.com.

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HTRBA Announces Bryan Smolka as 2015 Jim Davis Sportsmanship Award Recipient

Each season, every league in NJ District 12 selects one 12 year old player to receive the Jim Davis Sportsmanship Award. The HTRBA Executive Board is proud to announce that Bryan Smolka has been selected as the 2015 recipient. The Jim Davis Sportsmanship Award recipient is selected based on the following criteria:

 Helps other players   Is a graceful loser 
 Always tries hard  Doesn't argue with the umpires
 Displays enthusiasm and team spirit      Is polite and courteous
 Sets a good example  Always does what the managers asks    
 Plays fair at all times  Is a team player

Bryan will be honored prior to a District 12  Tournament game at Sunnybrae Little League, along with the recipients from the other District 12 leagues.

Congratulations to Bryan for this well-deserved award!



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Fund-raiser Information

Candy Sale

The HTRBA Executive Board has decided to replace the Pizza Kit / Cookie Dough Sale with a Candy Sale for the 2015 season. Parents will be required to sell one box of candy bars per player. There are 30 bars in a box that sell for $2 each. A $60 fee will collected at registration, and the money is recovered through selling the candy bars. Buyouts are available ($40 for one player, $65 for two players, $80 for family). Candy will be distributed at each team's first practice.

Tag Day

For those not familiar with Tag Day, this is when a player stands outside of a store and solicits donations. Every child is required to complete one shift as scheduled by the league. Players between the ages of 9 and 12 will be scheduled for two hour shifts on the weekend of February 27-29 (pending approval by the township). Players between the ages of 4 and 8 will be scheduled for one hour shifts the weekend of May 22-24. Buyout is available ($60 per player).

Raffle

Raffle tickets will be distributed in mid May. Each family is required to sell up to 10 tickets per player. Tickets are $5 each. The winners are drawn on Super Saturday in June. There are multiple prizes ranging from $150 to the grand prize of $1000.