Congratulations to our 15U Lions for being runner up in the Smithsburg Sluggers tournament in which the boys went 2-1-1, Nice job Lions!
Congratulations to our Varsity Tournament Team!
Our Finksburg Lions Varsity Tournament team finished 2nd in the Essex Labor Day tournament 17U bracket. The Lions went 1-1 on Saturday during bracket play securing the 6th seed. They then knocked out the 3 seed 11-0 and 2 seed , ending in a championship game defeat 11-10 in a close final against Potters Pirates. Nice job Lions!
Congratulations to the Finksburg Tournament only teams for participating in Showcase tournaments in Frederick, University of Maryland and the All Star Baseball Academy!
What a wonderful weekend to play over 30 games of baseball across four diamonds and two complexes. Thank you to all the Finksburg Baseball volunteers, the Lions club concession volunteers, umpires and teams for making the Finksburg Summer Bash a success!
We have some Champions and 2nd place teams to congratulate:
12U Rec All Stars Division
Champions- Sykesville All Stars
2nd Place- Towson All Stars
12U Travel Division
Champions-Dig In Baseball
2nd Place- North Hartford Hawks BBC
Champions- Maryland Bombers
2nd Place- Cockeysville Clippers
Congratulations to all the teams, MVP's and coaches
Well done gentlemen and see you on the diamonds!
Congratulations to our 13U Lions- they are the 2019 MABA Piedmont Division End of Season Tournament Champions! Congratulations Boys!
Congratulations to coach Walker's JV Tournament Only Team. They made it to the Championship game and finished in 2nd place at the AYRA High Heat Tournament.
The team went 1-1 on Saturday and captured the 3 seed. They finished 2-1 on Sunday and finished playing at 10pm!
Congratulations to the Varsity tournament team for finishing as the runner- up in the Essex Father's Day tournament! The boys had a great run beating the Potomac valley outlaws 8-7, West Inverness 15-2, but coming up just a bit short in the championship vs the Baltimore Rattlers 2-1.
2019 Finksburg Baseball & Softball Scholarship Recipients
Announcing our 2019 Finksburg Baseball and Softball Outstanding Achievement Scholarship winners!!
Devin Jones, graduating from Westminster High School and heading to Elizabethtown College in PA, 11yrs in the program, and Ben Morrison, headed to University of MD, graduating from Franklin High School, 9yrs in the program.
We are happy to give each of them $500 towards their tuition. I'd also like to thank the Roaring Run Lions Club, who, without their support, none of this would have been possible.
Congratulations, Devin and Ben, you represent our program well, and have earned your awards.
Mark your calendars for our 2019/2020 tryout dates:
- Saturday August 10 (rain date August 11)
- Saturday August 17 (rain date August 18)
We may have a supplemental tryout on the weekend of August 24th and 25th.
Please stay tuned for additional details!
Congratulations to the 14U Lions for being the Runner Up in the In The Dirt tournament held in Frederick MD April 12-14th. Way to go Lions!
We are proud to announce that starting in 2019, Finksburg Baseball & Softball is offering a scholarship for graduating seniors who have participated in our program, at any level. We have set up funding for $1000 in scholarship money to be awarded each year forward. We would like to thank the Roaring Run Lions Club for their support with implementation. In the handouts section of the website, you will find the application and the criteria. We look forward to seeing our players moving on after high school. Please spread the word to any seniors who have been involved in any form of Finksburg Baseball or Lady Lions Softball.
Tony Delgado- Finksburg Baseball Coordinator
Frank Roelke-President, Finksburg Baseball & Softball
Congratulations to the 15/16 Finksburg Lions for going 4-0 on their way to being crowned tournament champions!
16U Lions win the "Battle of the Burgh"
After losing the first two games on Friday, the 16U Lions battle back to win the "Battle of the Burgh" in Pittsburgh PA.
The rise to the top started on Saturday with a 6-0 win over the South Hill Devil Dawgs. In game 2 the Lions won big over Renegades Black 9-1. The final seeding came down to runs allowed and the Lions moved into the 4th seed to play in the finals on Sunday.
A Four RBI Day for Max Holzman Seals the Deal in the Lions- Varsity (16U)'s Victory Over #1 seed Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs to move on to the championship game.
Max Holzman was an RBI machine on Sunday, driving in four on two hits to lead Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) past Pittsburg Diamond Dawgs 13-2 on Sunday. Holzman drove in runs on a double in the fourth and a triple in the seventh.
Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs got things moving in the first inning. An error scored one run for Pittsburgh Diamond Dawgs.
Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Ray Woodward singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run and Erick Stranko doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) notched four runs in the seventh inning. The offensive firepower by Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) was led by Holzman, AJ Delgado, and Woodward, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Adam McCartan got the start for Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U). He allowed three hits and two runs over seven innings, striking out four and walking one.
Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) collected 14 hits on the day. Woodward, Holzman, Jeremy Chesebrough, Stranko, and Ryan Kilchenstein all managed multiple hits for Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U). Kilchenstein, Stranko, Chesebrough, Holzman, and Woodward each managed two hits to lead Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U). Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) stole seven bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Matt Annulis led the way with two.
Lions- Varsity (16U) was victorious over South Hills Devil Dogs, 6-1
They got things moving in the first inning, when Erick Stranko grounded out, scoring one run.
South Hills Devil Dogs knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the second inning, when South Hills Devil Dogs scored one run on a stolen base.
Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third Ryan Kilchenstein doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring one run.
In the fourth inning Matt Reynolds drew a walk and scored after a stolen base. He was move around by AJ Delgado and Matt Annulis got the RBI.
Ben Morrison led things off on the mound for Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U). He surrendered one run on two hits over seven innings, striking out two.
Kilchenstein, Mike DeGirolamo, and Max Holzman each collected one hit to lead Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U). Finksburg Baseball Lions- Varsity (16U) was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Stranko had the most chances in the field with five.
Lions 13U Successful at HCYP Summer Clash
Congratulations to Lakeshore for winning the 12U Summer Bash Red Bracket
Congratulations to the Joppatowne Blackhawks for winning the 2018 Summer Bash Blue Bracket Championship
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