Renegades Softball Association: Welcome

14U - 2015 Summer Slam Champions
2015 Summer Slam 14U Champions
Sunday, July 26
WELCOME

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2015 Summer Slam 18U Championship Game

Welcome to the Renegades Fast-Pitch Home Page. The Renegades Fast-Pitch Association are competitive traveling teams based in Elizabeth, Pa., about 20 miles south of Pittsburgh. The Renegades field competitive teams for Girls 10 abd Under, 12 and Under, 14 and Under, 16 and Under and 18 and Under. The teams travel throughout the Eastern United States.

July 2015 News

CONGRATS to Addie Tagg - being selected to participate in the Queen of Diamonds South Showcase in September 2015.  Addie is a member of the 14U Sorton team.  Way to go, Addie and Good Luck.

CONGRATS to Nicole Ashcraft (Belle Vernon Area) Renegades-Rutherford - she will be attending Washington and Jefferson College in the fall to continue her education and her softball career.

CONGRATS to Dana Vatakis (Monessen) Renegades-Campbell - on her verbal commitment to ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY after her graduation from Monessen High School to continue her education and her softball career.

June 2015 News

CONGRATS to the following Renegades team players for being named to the 2015 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section Softball Teams - from the 18U Rutherford team:  Nicole Ashcraft (BVA); from the 16U 3n2 Harvey team:  Allie Harvey (Yough), Macy Mularski (Yough), Cassidy Pearce (Yough), Bailey Myers (South Allegheny) and Meg Marasti (Penn Trafford); from the 16U Campbell team:  Jess Cartia (EF) and Dana Vatakis (Monessen); fill in players:  Caitlyn Arico (EF) and Lexi Ribarchak (EF).

A SPECIAL CONGRATS to Macy Mularski (Yough) (Renegades 3n2) being named the DAILY NEWS SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR and also being named to the Pennsylvania ALL-STATE 2nd team

CONGRATS to Bri Sersevic - being selected to participate on the 12U USSSA Elite Select All American Northeast Team as an outfielder in July 2015 prior to the USSSA World Series Tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.  Bri is a member of the 14U PA-Renegades-Sorton team.  Way to go, Bri - have fun at this special event.

CONGRATS to Allie Harvey (Yough) Renegades 3n2 - on her verbal commitment to SETON HILL UNIVERSITY after her graduation from Yough High School to continue her education and her softball career.

CONGRATS to Vanessa Falce (McKeesport) Renegades 3n2 - on her verbal commitment to SETON HILL UNIVERSITY after her graduation from McKeesport Area High School to continue her education and her softball career.

January 2015 News

News from the Queen of Diamonds College Showcase North at Kent State University - Nice job by all Renegades - all of you made us proud of the effort displayed at this event.  A special CONGRATS to our members that were awarded GAME/CAGE "MVP"s - Sarah Turek and Kourtney Gavatoro who each received a MVP.  Jessica Cartia had a special weekend receiving three MVPs.  

November 2014 News

Congratulations to the following Renegades for being selected for the Queen of Diamonds College Showcase North to be held at Kent State in January 2015:  Lacie Lautner, Shelby Minardi, Sarah Turek, Lauren Mathews, Emma Mattei, Raeann Sleith, Jessica Cartia, Bailey Fialkovich, Kourtney Gavatora, Cheyenne Hamel and Addie Tagg.

2016 TRY OUT SCHEDULE

The PA-Renegades Softball Association is a travel organization that has been around since 1981. During the 2016 travel season, the organization will be fielding teams at the 10U, 12U. 14U, 16U, and 18U levels.  The number of teams will be determined by the number of players willing to contribute to fielding quality competitive team(s).  The PA-Renegades would like to invite any interested fast-pitch player, ranging from 9 years of age through 18 years of age, to come and try out and be part of our organization.  THERE  IS  NO  TRY  OUT  FEE.  Try Out dates and times will be posted shortly.

10U TEAM - Head Coach: Trisha Schumacher (412) 906-0056 -

    Open try outs for this team will be conducted on Sunday, August 2nd at Prospect Field from Noon to 2pm and on Sunday, August 16th at Twele Field from 10am to Noon.  Private try outs can be scheduled with the Head Coach.

12U TEAM - Head Coach: Buck Chalovich (412) 498-9389 -

    Open try outs for this first year 12U team (Good core of players moving up from 10U) will be conducted on Sunday, August 2nd from 10am to Noon at Prospect Park in Pittsburgh and Wednesday, August 5th from 6:30 to 8pm at Breisinger Field in Pleasant Hills.  Private try outs can be scheduled with the Head Coach.   

14U TEAM - Head Coach: Howie Sorton (412-443-5890) -

    Open try outs for this team will be conducted ONLY on August 1st at Twele Field from 10AM to Noon.  Limited positions are available for this team.  Private try outs can be scheduled with the Head Coach at 412-443-5890.

14U TEAM - Head Coach: Sonny Heltebran (724-989-6586) -

    Open try outs for this team will be conducted on Saturday, August 1st at Twele Field from Noon to 2pm; Thursday, August 13th from 6 to 8pm at Yough High School and a final try out on Sunday, August 16th from 1 to 3pm at Yough High School.  Private try outs can be scheduled with the Head Coach.

16U TEAM - Head Coach: Steve Jeffers (412-496-5910) - 

    All positions are OPEN on this first year 16U team.  Try Outs will be conducted on Saturday, August 1st from Noon to  2PM and on Sunday, August 9th from 10AM to Noon.  All try outs will be held at Twele Field.  Unavailable for scheduled try outs, schedule a private try out with the Head Coach.   

16U-CAMPBELL TEAM - Head Coach: Bob Campbell (724-880-1759)  - 

    This team is looking for a starting pitcher for their rotation for a team that will be doing a heavy showcase and exposure tournament schedule.  If interested contact Bob Campbell at the above phone number to schedule a private try out for this position. 

18U-HARVEY TEAM (PA-Renegades 3n2) - Head Coach: Dutch Harvey (724-961-7448) -

    All positions are OPEN on this team which will consider all high school aged players interested in doing a heavy showcase or exposure schedule with a minimum 3.2 grade point average.  All try outs will be conducted at Yough High School on the the following dates and times:  Sunday, August 9th; Tuesday, August 11th; and Thursday, August 13th;  from 6 to 8PM; and a FINAL try out on Sunday, August 16th from 1 to 3PM. 

18U-RUTHERFORD TEAM - Head Coach: Harry Rutherford (412-559-5763) -  

    A strong core of returning players but are in need of starting outfielders, third baseman and catcher to replace graduating players from a showcase level team - will consider all high school aged players.  All try outs will be conducted at Twele Field (Greenock area of Elizabeth Twp.) on the following dates and times:  Saturday, August 8th; Sunday, August 9th; and a final try out on Sunday, August 16th from 1 to 3pm.  Unavailable for scheduled try outs - a private try out can be scheduled prior to August 16th by contacting the Head Coach at 412-559-5763.

GPS addresses for fields to be used for try outs:

Twele Field - 525 Moray Drive, McKeesport, Pa.

Beedle Park Field - 1599 Decker Ave., Clairton, Pa. 

Yough High School - 919 Lowber Road, Herminie, Pa. 15642

Prospect Park - 1529 Dunluce Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15227

Breisinger Field - 410 E. Bruceton Road, Pleasant Hills, Pa. 15236

 

Tournament results for the 2015 Season:

Weekend of April 18-19 -

The 10U team playing in their first tournament, finished 2nd in the Pittsburgh Pride Spring Icebreaker Showdown Tournament.  The team 1-1-1 in pool play to receive the 2nd Seed.  On Elimination Sunday, defeated the Dubois Extreme, 7-2 before losing in the Championship Game to the Pittsburgh Bandits, 11-3.

Weekend of May 9-10

The 10U team playing in their second tournament, finished 2nd again.  Placing 6th in pool play on Saturday, eliminated the #3 and #2 seeds in the tournament on Sunday before losing in the Championship Game to the #1 Seed - Ohio Blast.

 Weekend of May 22-24

The 18U Rutherford and 16U Campbell teams played in the USSSA Memorial Day Weekend NIT Tournament held in Penn Twp.  The 18U Rutherford team went 4-1 in the tournament - defeating the YMCA Synergy 18U team 7=2; the Lady Vengenance team 6- 0; the PA-Cardinals team 5-2; the Pittsburgh Power - Kresak team 4-3 before losing to the Nitro Showcase Team 4-2.  The 16U Campbell team playing in the 18U division went 2-4 in the tournament -

Weekend of May 30-31

The Renegades Travel Softball Association participated the ASA Softball Tournament at West Newton, Washington Twp and at William Penn during the weekend. 

The 18U Rutherford team and the 16U Campbell team participated in the 18U division championship game.  The 18U team defeated the Pittsburgh Riot in the Quarter-Final game, 10-3; Team Pennsylvania Cyclones Gold in the Semi-Final game,  10-2; and the PA-Renegades-99 team in the Championship Game, 7-3.  The PA-Renegades-99 defeated the Thunder Crusaders in the Quarter-Final game, 6-5; andTeam All American in the Semi-Final to advance to the Championship Game. 

In the 14U age division, the PA-Renegades-Sorton team went undefeated in the tournament (6-0) defeating the Pittsburgh Pride in the Semi-Final, 5-1 and the Washington Wildfire, 18-0 in the Championship Game.

In the 10U age division, the PA=Renegades-Chalovich team finished 2nd, finishing the weekend 4-2 overall.

Weekend of June 5-7

The 18U Rutherford team, 16U Harvey and Campbell teams participated in the USSSA IUP Showcase Tournament in Indiana, Pa.

Weekend of June 12-14

The 16U Harvey and Campbell teams participated in the Lazer Nation Showcase Tournament in Columbus, Ohio.  The Campbell team finished THIRD in the tournament.

The 18U Rutherford and the 14U Sorton teams participated in the Toledo Tune Up Showcase Tournament in Toledo, Ohio.  The 14U Sorton team went undefeated for the weekend (6-0) finishing FIRST in their division.  The 18U Rutherford team finished second in their division with a 5-1 record.

Weekend of June 18-21

The 16U 3n2 Harvey team and the 18U Rutherford team participated in the ASA State Championships. 

The 16U 3n2 Harvey team went undefeated in pool play - and finished THIRD in the elimination round at the Oak Hill Regional Park;  the 18U Rutherford team also went undefeated in their pool games and finished THIRD in the elimination round at the West Mayfield complex. 

The 10U Chalovich team participated in the Father's Day Classic in Beaver Falls - the team was undefeated in pool games and finished THIRD in the elimination round.

Weekend of July 3-5

All Renegade teams participated in the ASA Battle of the Burgh Tournament.

The 10U Chalovich team finished 1 - 4 for the tournament.

The 14U Sorton team finished 3-3 for the tournament.

The 16U Campbell team finished 2-4 for the tournament.

The 16U Harvey 3n2 team finished 5-2 for the tournament.  The team was 3 - 1 in pool play and won their first two elimination round games before losing in the quarter-final game to the Power-Dobson team.

The 18U Rutherford team finished 6-1-1 for the tournament.  The team was 3-0-1 in pool play - and in the elimination rounds on Sunday - the team defeated the Pittsburgh Power - Endnance team in the first round 17-0; the Ohio Pride team in the second round 11-8 in extra innings on a Grand Slam home run by Jess Beitler; the Lady Roadrunners in the quarter-final round, 4-2; before losing in the semi-final to the Outlaws PA Premier team, 3-1.

Weekend of July 10-12

The 10U Chalovich team participated in the ASA TWIST tournament finished 3-1 for the tournament.  The team was undefeated in pool play (2-0) and (1-1) in the elimination rounds.

The 14U Sorton team participated in the USSSA Rebellion Tournament held at Consol Field - Washington, Pa., finishing SECOND losing to the Lady Knights in the Championship Game.

The 16U Campbell team participated in the Buckeye RecruitFest Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, finishing THIRD in the GOLD BRACKET elimination rounds.

The 16U Harvey 3n2 team participated in the Stingrays Showcase Tournament in Columbus, Ohio. The team finished 4-1 in pool play but the Sunday elimination rounds were canceled due to bad weather.

The 18U Rutherford team participated in the USSSA "Be the Best" Showcase Tournament in Glen Burnie, Maryland, finishing the round robin event, 2-2-1.

Weekend of July 17-19

The 14U Sorton team finished their 2015 travel season participating in the ASA Aunt Rosie's International Tournament held in Amherst, New York.  The team finished the tournament 2-2.

The 18U Rutherford team participated in the ASA Nationals Tune Up tournament held in South Fayette Township.  The team was undefeated in pool play (6-0) and earned the #1 Seed for the elimination playoff round.  The 18U team defeated Legends Fastpitch team in the semi-final (6-3) and the Pittsburgh Power - Vojtash (7-0) in the Championship Game.

Weekend of July 24-26

The 16U Harvey (Renegades 3n2) and 18U Rutherford teams participated in the ASA Year End Slugfest tournament in Beaver Falls.  The 18U Rutherford finished FIRST in their pool (4-0) and were seed #1 for the elimination rounds and received a first round bye.  The Harvey 3n2 team finished second in their pool (3-1).  The 18U team defeated the Screaming Eagles in the quarter-final game, 15-0; the Pittsburgh Spirit - Quinn team in the semi-final game, 6-1 and defeated the Fielder's Choice Elite team (from Virginia) in the Championship Game, 7-6.

The Harvey team is headed for the Triple Crown National Tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and the Rutherford team is headed for the ASA Eastern National Tournament in LaPlata, Maryland.

 

 

 


Centerfield (Let's Go!)


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