We are proud to announce that Garrettsville Youth Softball and the Ohio Outlaws have put together a team of local 12u "B" and out of town players to raise money for the rebuilding of the businesses lost in the fire. We have 7 Gville girls, 4 Crestwood, and 3 out of towners joining together for the cause!
There will be a fund raising scrimmage vs Crestwood Heat April 25th @ 6pm at the fields in Shalersville Park. Feel free to come out and root the girls on. Cash donations or non-perishable food or household items will be accepted at the game. No donation is required to attend.
We will also be taking our "Garrettsville Strong" team to a tournament in Akron May 3-4th. The tournament director has graciously donated 250.00 of our tournament fees back to the fund. Each family is donating 50.00 per player to play in the tournament as well. Our uniform is the fund raising t-shirts offered by the Villager with the players numbers on the back, so all expenses go directly to the fund.
The Garrettsville business community has always generously supported the softball ladies and we felt we needed to do something to give back for all the years of support!
Please contact Tom VanKirk at 440-487-0486 for info or where/how to donate.
See below for link and info on the early bird pre season tournament in Akron. This would be great to put together team(s) in an all-star configuration to see how we stack up against other communities and teams or just get in some fun tournament experience for the girls.
"We are starting the preparations for our second annual tournament which will take place May 3rd and May 4th with a play option on Friday the 2nd if needed do to the number of teams. Last year was a big success thanks to all the coaches and parents, this year we are thinking much bigger. The cost is 350 per team 4 game guarantee(weather permitting). Refunds will be given in the event of a rain out. All games are played on first class fields with all facilities including flush toilets and concession stand. Parking and entry is free, coolers are welcome but keep in mind this is a fundraiser for a local team. We are offering 10 12u and 14u, last year we only had 10u and 12u. To keep costs down there will be one umpire per game during pool play and two during bracket play. All games are 70 minutes finish the inning except championship which will play a full game. We use nsa rules with the exception in 10u there is a 5 run per inning max and only three steals of home per inning(no exceptions) and 12u will have a 7 run per inning rule, all additional rules with be emailed. Please contact Chris Fryberger at 330-958-0007 with any question. All deposits of $50 need paid to hold your spot as we will fill this tournament up. There are no team restrictions this year."