Last Updated: January 21, 2015
Nitro 14's, pictured below, went 3-0 on the day at Youngstown State University with wins over Pgh. Spirit, Team Pennsylvania and Pgh. Shock
Nitro Mesich also had a great showing at YSU as Rebecca Tatone pitched a no-hitter for the team!
Nitro representied well at Queen of Diamonds North!
January 5, 2015
Game MVP Award Winners (Hannah Dobrinick, Laurenm Gohacki, Shannon Davis, Olivia Miller)
Nitro Families- Meg Christner, Michaela Palmieri, Riplee Burkart, Shannon Davis, Madi Stoner, Jordan Bernard, Ali Belgiovane, Alaina York, Riplee Burkhart, Chelsea Bisi, Scarlett, Stein, Lauren Gohacki, Hannah Dobrinick, Olivia Miller, Kaitlyn Hoffner, Danielle Chorba and Jess Tatone.
These 17 Nitro ladies from 14U to 18U performed at the Queen of Diamond Showcase , Kent State University, with players from other states and in front of college coaches at a very intense camp and showcase event. The Queen of Diamonds are held twice a year, one in the North and one in the South. It is a rigorous process to be accepted and not everyone who applies to this can or should be in. Once accepted, each player is placed on individual teams with players and coaches they rarely know and given one position the entire weekend. They have 50 minutes each game to showcase their skills either on the field or in cages. The field games allow very few at bats, so they have to come out at the top of their game from the start. It is a lot of pressure and anxiety for both players and the parents. However, our Nitros , each and everyone, made themselves proud us well as us. Four of our players received MVP's, Shannon Davis, Olivia Miller, Hannah Dobrinick, and Lauren Gohacki. Lauren is 14U on Team Cumming and this was her first showcase event at the QDSN. Congratulations to these four and to each and everyone of you. You have to feel so very proud of the hard work and effort you put into this weekend. The stress, the adrenaline, the fun and camaraderie, meeting and playing with new players and coaches, all of it made for a very exciting and memorable weekend. Congratulations to the parents as well. Andy and I know first hand as we did it too for 3 years with our daughter and coached there for about 10 years now. We truly believe in the process and we so appreciate your support you give to your beautiful daughters.
Nitro 14's donating toys to the Women's Shelter. Team hitting lesson with Chris Sidick then scrimmage vs. Thunder 16's. — at C-Side Sports.
Shannon Davis (Team Barrett and formerly Showcase Team) has committed to Point Park University and Alexa Pastor (team Mesich) has committed to Wheeling Jesuit University. Congrats ladies!
Alexa Pastor Shannon Davis
12U Orner takes 2nd place at benefit tourney!
16U Bisi turns heads at Xtreme Dimensions Rock Gold Showcase
The rain on Saturday cancelled all of the games but on Sunday the girls came out strong earning a win and a tie in their only two games. Nice start girls!
Nitro Sisters taking in a football game!
Nitro 14's at the Pirate Game!
Nitro Cumming at Fall Friendly!!
team Cumming goes 4-0 outscoring opponents 42-2!
Nitro Players win MVP awards at Queen of Diamonds South
Scarlett Stein(Team Bisi) and Alexa Pastor (Team Mesich) both win game MVP at QDS South
Nitro Players win Little League World Series!
Nitro players Ali Belgiovane, Stacey Walling, Autumn Beasley and Jordan Bernard were part of the West Point All Stars 2014 Junior League World Series Championship Team in Kirkland Washington.
Tryouts are complete and the new teams are being finalized. Check the team pages for more information. We are looking forward to an exciting new season! All old information will be moved to team pages or the Archived News section to prepare for the upcoming season.
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