2014 SHORELINE STING
 
STILL A FEW SPOTS OPEN FOR 2014:
16U - A FEW SPOTS OPEN 
CONTACT COACH NIEKRASH AT ginaniekrash@sbcglobal.net
(EXCELLENT YOUNGER PLAYERS WILL BE CONSIDERED)
 
18U - ONE SPOT OPEN
CONTACT COACH MORRELL AT jm4morrell@aol.com

  "ADIRONDACK" RUNNERS UP IN STRONG FIELD
 
INDOOR WINTER OPENING PROVES PRODUCTIVE FOR 14U GOLD
 
         
PICTURED ABOVE FROM TOP LEFT: ALYSSA PILLA, MICHELLE THEILGARD, LAUREN DONNELLY, JULIA HAECKEL, JULIA SANGIOVANNI.  BOTTOM FROM LEFT: SABRINA PIETROSIMONE, SYDNEY SENERCHIA, KELLY CODY, EMILY MUZYKA, DESTINY HELMEDACH, NATALIE LABASI
 
 
THE STING 14U GOLD OPENED THEIR 2014 CAMPAIGN WITH A RUNNER UP FINISH AT AN OUT-OF-TOWN WINTER EVENT HIGH IN THE ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS OF NEW YORK STATE.  THE "GOLD" WENT 3-0 ON SATURDAY FOR A THIRD SEED IN A VERY STRONG 13 TEAM FIELD.  THEY OPENED WITH A 7-2 WIN OVER THE JUNCTION GIRLS, BEHIND JULIA HAECKEL'S EIGHT STRIKE OUTS.  JULIA SANGIOVANNI WENT TWO FOR THREE (BOTH DOUBLES) WITH FOUR RBIS.  NATALIE LABASI HAD TWO SLAP HITS.  IN GAME TWO, STING FOUND THEMSELVES DOWN 4-0 IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST TO THE LATHAM THREAT.  THEY ANSWERED WITH SIX RUNS IN THE BOTTOM FRAME, HIGHLIGHTED BY DESTINY HELMEDACH'S GRAND SLAM.  HAECKEL WENT 2-2 AND SYDNEY SENERCHIA HAD TEN STRIKE OUTS IN AN EXCITING 7-6 WIN.  THE "GOLD" DEFEATED THE LONG ISLAND RIPTIDE IN GAME THREE.  HAECKEL HAD NINE STRIKE OUTS.  EMILY MUZYKA AND SANGIOVANNI BOTH WENT 3-3 IN THE CONTEST.
 
ON SUNDAY, STING OPENED AGAINST THE CT BOMBERS TEAL.  HAECKEL HELPED HER OWN CAUSE BELTING A HOMER IN THE THIRD TO BREAK A 2-2 TIE.  STING BROKE IT OPEN IN THE FIFTH SCORING TEN TO SECURE AN OPENING SUNDAY WIN.  HAECKEL, SENERCHIA, LABASI, MUZYKA AND ALYSSA PILLA ALL HAD MULTIPLE HITS IN THE DECISIVE 16-3 WIN.  HAECKEL TOOK CONTROL IN THE SEMI-FINAL STRIKING OUT 11 CT COMETS AND WALKING ONLY ONE.  SENERCHIA AND LABASI FOUGHT THEIR WAY ON BASE AND WERE KNOCKED IN BY PILLA IN AN EXCITING AND TOUGH 2-1 PITCHER'S DUEL.
 
STING RAN OUT OF GAS IN THE FINALS AGAINST THE ULSTER FILLIES.  THE SCHOLASTIC SEASON STARTS FOR MOST IN THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH AND STING GOLD WILL HAVE TO WAIT TO TEE IT UP AGAIN ON JUNE 7 AT THE CT RAPIDS TOURNAMENT IN WATERTOWN, CT.

 
SHORELINE STINGER PONY INVITATIONAL
 
JULY 26 & 27, 2014
 
ALL AGE BRACKETS 10U/12U/14U/16U/18U NOW FULL
 
CALL FOR A SPOT ON THE WAITING LIST..........(203) 530-3964

 
16U RUNNERS UP IN RHODE ISLAND
 
STING 16U ENDED THEIR 2013 CAMPAIGN WITH A RUNNERS UP FINISH AT THE MAYHEM TOURNAMENT IN WEST GREENWICH, RI.  AFTER A 1-1-1 SATURDAY, COACH MORRELL'S TEAM BOLTED OUT OF THE SEVENTH SEED TO WIN THREE CONSECUTIVE GAMES ON SUNDAY AND EARN A SPOT INTO THE CHAMPINSHIP GAME.  THEY SCORED ONE IN THE SEVENTH INNING TO WIN A HEART-STOPPING, BACK-AND-FORTH CONTEST AGAINST THE MASS DRIFTERS IN THE SEMI-FINALS.  CENTERFIELDER KELLY O'CONNOR MADE A GAME SAVING CATCH ON HER KNEES AND OLIVIA BOUDREAU SCOOPED UP TWO TOUGH GROUNDERS AND GUNNED RUNNERS DOWN BY AN EYELASH IN THE SEVENTH. 
 
IN THE FINAL, STING 16U MANAGED TO STAY WITH THE #1 SEED SEAHAWKS FOR FIVE INNINGS, BUT RAN OUT OF GAS IN THE LAST TWO FRAMES.  HALEY TRASACCO AND JULIA ROSENBERG WERE ALTERNATING IN THE CIRCLE ALL DAY WITH HEART, ENDURANCE AND DETERMINATION.
 
 
 
PICTURED ARE COACHES AT TOP FROM LEFT: HEAD COACH JOE MORRELL, PAUL O'CONNOR, CARL TAVAROZZI.  PLAYERS STANDING FROM LEFT:  JOLIE MORRELL, AMBER BONEWICZ, HALEY TRASACCO, LAURA MACLEOD, MADISON EUCALITTO.  KEELING FROM LEFT:  JULIA ROSENBERG, OLIVIA BOUDREAU, STEPHANIE HOGAN, KELLY O'CONNOR, JULIANNA TAVAROZZI.


 
TWO IN A ROW
 
STING 12U GOLD WINS STINGER VI
 
 
STING 12U GOLD CLOSED THEIR 2013 SEASON IN STYLE, WINNING THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE TOURNAMENT, SHORELINE STINGER VI.  THE HOST STING GOLD RAN THE TABLE ON SUNDAY, BEATING THE #1 SEED CHESHIRE WILDCATS IN THE FINAL, BEHIND A PITCHING GEM BY SYDNEY SENERCHIA.  PICTURED FROM TOP LEFT:COACH JEFF CODY, JULIA SANGIOVANNI, COACH RICK SANGIOVANNI, OLIVIA AFFINITO, CAROLINE GABRIELLE, KATELYNN GRIECO, TYLER SANGIOVANNI, MADDIE SHURA, HEAD COACH RUSS SENERCHIA.  AT BOTTOM FROM LEFT:  SARA KELLY, SYDNEY SENERCHIA, EMILY CODY, SARA BARREIRA, ABBY GESHWIND.

 
 
STING 18U BRINGS HOME HARDWARE
 
HOST TEAM FINISHES RUNNERS UP IN GUILFORD
 

 
AFTER A 1-1-1 SATURDAY AND A FIFTH SEED, STING 18U BEGAN SUNDAY WITH AN OFFENSIVE BARRAGE AGAINST THE CT TIGERS.  THE 18'S SCORED 14 RUNS AND POUNDED 16 HITS, BEHIND WINNING PITCHER, LEXI TRABUCCHI.  THE BATS WENT SILENT IN THE FIRST SIX INNINGS OF THE SEMI-FINALS VS #1 SEED TOTAL KAOS.  THAT ALL CHANGED IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH.  TRAILING 3-1,  PITCHER BROOKE SODERBERG LED OFF WITH A WALK FOLLOWED BY CONSECUTIVE HITS BY SAM MONACO, CORI REID, PAIGE TRABUCCHI, ASHLEY TUCKER AND MORGAN KING.  ANNIE JONATHAN ADDED THE FINAL RBI SINGLE.  WHEN ALL WAS DONE, SIX RUNS HAD SCORED AND SODERBERG HELD OFF THE KAOS IN THE BOTTOM FRAME, EARNING A FIRST TRIP TO THE FINALS.  A TREMENDOUS SLUGFEST ENSUED IN THE FINALS, LEAVING THE HOSTS ONE SHORT OF THE LONG ISLAND REBELS 9-8.  PICTURED ABOVE, FROM TOP LEFT: HEAD COACH ED HOBSON, ANNIE JONATHAN, LEXI TRABUCCHI, COACH SKIP STREETO, LEXI TRABUCCHI, LISA FALLAHI, ASHLEY TUCKER, COACH AUDREY TRABUCCHI.  KNEELING IN FRONT, FROM LEFT:  MORGAN "THE KING", SAM MONACO, ANGELA ONOFRIO AND SAM MAJOR.


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