Join the GMHS Athletics Boosters for the Mustang Lights Charity Softball Game. Local celebrities will take on the the GMHS Mustangs on April 27th from 6-9 pm at the GMHS baseball field.
The Mustangs and all area teams that use the George Mason High School baseball and softball fields need your help! Everyone loves our new lighted fields, but we still need to raise money to cover the costs. So as a fundraiser, “local celebrities” will play a battle royale softball game against select members of the GMHS Baseball and Softball teams in what is sure to be the event everyone is talking about.
“Step up to the plate” and make a donation. Bring your checkbook. No donation is too small or too large, and all donations are tax-deductible.
Join Mustang Sally, MEH Husky, TJ Tiger & Danny the Hippo at this Family Fun Event! Attendees can test their skills in a throwing, accuracy competition and win raffle prizes such as Nationals Tickets, “Throw Out the First Pitch,” GMHS Spirit Wear and more.
Dinner will be available for purchase from great local favorite restaurants.
Plus sno-cones and cotton candy while supplies last.
Registration for Falls Church Kiwanis Little League baseball is now open at www.fckll.org. All boys and girls who will be ages 5-12 on April 30, 2013 and live within the boundaries designated for FCKLL may register for the Spring 2013 season and winter training.
Online registration is available. Late fees will apply as of January 16 for ages 8-12, and as of February 16 for agest 5-7. Sibling discounts are available.
Skills assessments for league ages 8 and up will be held at Timberlane Elementary on the afternoon of February 10. Contact www.fckll.org for specific times.
By DAVID TAYLOR
Special to the Falls Church Times
April 29, 2012
Here is the weekly recap for this week’s Falls Church Kiwanis Little League games.
The FCKLL Red Sox defeated the Mason District Cardinals 6 to 3. In a fast-paced game, Red Sox winning pitcher Thomas Dean struck out 10 and walked only 1. Craig Fischer hit his first home run of the season and earned the save with 2 innings of scoreless relief. Thomas Creed had 2 hits, including a triple, and Ian Thompson, called up from AAA, had a clutch fielding play at third base. The Cardinals’ Dylan Nadler had 2 hits and scored a run, while Fehiber Rosario also had 2 hits, including a triple, an RBI, and 2 stolen bases.
The Tigers played host to the Mets on Tuesday, April 24th in a game that featured some great pitching, fielding and hitting. The Tigers were led by Ian Thompson who struck out 9 Mets Batters while issuing only 1 walk and 1 hit. Jack Taylor came in to pitch the save in the 6th inning striking out 2. Several Tigers also produced some nice hits: Marty Casserly, Davey Tarter, Jack Taylor, and Ian Thompson had nice base hits and Jacob Moran hit a shot to deep left resulting in an inside-the-park home run. For the Mets, Robert Newton took the mound in relief and registered 5 strike outs, with Chelsea Lang and Ryan Fletchall also seeing some action on the mound striking out 2 and 3 respectively. The Mets also produced some nice hits: Ryan Fletchall, Alex Pigeon, and Robert Newton hitting singles and Josh Post hit a nice double. Tigers 11, Mets 4.
The Storm battled the Rock Hounds to a 10-3 win with Noah Cha and Ian Wilson hitting Home Runs for the Storm. The Rock Hounds Zach Sedmak had a good day a bat going 2 for 2. The Storm had a strong first pitching outing by Aaron Gaston and Thomas Shaw helped by the great pitching effort of Evan Stegenga. The Rock Hounds had great pitching from Danny McMahon.
The Scrappers hosted the Sand Gnats in a hard-fought game. The Sand Gnats struckfirst in the second inning when Peter Villa signaled and came around toscore. The Scrappers responded with fiveruns in the second inning due to hits by the following players: Brendan Schwefler, Conor Glavin, Curran Gilster, Jackson Leary, Jonah Wilkes, Tyler Kirbyand Jack Biggs. The Sand Gnats scoredfour to tie things up in the fourth inning with a series of singles from NickPollack, Reyn Butterworth, Gaarison Holran and Villa. The Scrappers and SandGnats both had solid performances on thepitching mound. For the Scrappers, AlexPawlowski and Zach Walker both pitchedwell. For the Sand Gnats, Reyn Butterworth and Charlie Tucker had solid outings on the mound. The game ended in a tie. Scrappers 5, Sand Gnats 5.
Single A Division
On April 27 the Single A Bees and the Express played a taut game filled with timely hitting, and solid defense. The Bees were led by Jake Rodriguez and Ian Williams who had 3 hits apiece. Williams also started a nifty double play by snaring a line drive and tossing to third baseman Connor Mills. For the Express, Jake Sisson, Noah Rodriguez, Trey Robinson, and Tapi Goredema led the offensive attack. With the bases loaded and two outs and the score tied in the bottom of the fifth, Kai Kujawa singled in the winning run. Express, 15; Bees 14.
The Volcanoes outlasted the Sea Dogs – 18 to 12. Tied through 3 innings, the Volcanoes put together two solid innings at the plate to win going away. The Volcanoes’ clutch hitting was keyed by four hits each by Troy Ehrlich, Tyler Bledsoe, John Roberson, and Bradley Persson. Three hits apiece were added by Henry Martin, Ryan York, Nathaniel Bledsoe, and Mario Medina. The Volcanoes defense also came through with several important outs. The Sea Dogs were led by Jonathan Buchholz with 4 hits and 2 RBIs. Nicholas Teply and Finn Evenson had 3 hits and 3 RBIs, and Nathan Milhorn joined the 3-hit parade for the Sea Dogs.
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League is beginning registration for its 2010 spring season. Registration is available online or at one of the following sessions at the Falls Church Community Center: Wednesday, January 6, 6:30-9:00 pm; Saturday, January 9, 10 am to 3 :00 pm; or Saturday, January 16, 10 am to 3:00 pm. See the website for training opportunities for players of all levels.