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2018/2019 Talleyville Travellers Tryouts Are Here

Talleyville Girls Softball League is pleased to announce that our travel program, the Talleyville Travellers, will be holding tryouts for all age groups in a few short weeks.   Talleyville provides a 4 field complex for fall/spring/summer practices, indoor winter practice site, and excellent instruction from our experienced coaches.  The cost per player is $475 plus uniforms.  Each age group participates in up to 10 Pony, USSSA, NSA, ASA tournaments per year.  

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to all tryout times posted below. 
All tryouts will take place at our complex at 306 Old Mill Lane, Wilmington, DE 19803

 The players age group is determined by the players age as of January 1, 2019

We will post updates and further information regarding all teams on this website
so please keep checking for additional information.

Click here for the 2018/2019 Tryout Form

 

10U:   COACHES NEEDED

12U:  Wednesday, 7/18 @ 6pm
           Tuesday, 7/31 @ 6 pm
           Saturday, 8/4 @ 10 am
          
(If you are unable to make a tryout, please contact Coach Andy, AWazman@hotmail.com)

      

14U:  Tuesday, 7/24 @ 6 pm
         
 
Saturday, 7/28 @ 12 pm
           Tuesday, 7/31 @ 6 pm
            (If you are unable to make a tryout, please contact Coach Jenna 302-363-8106 or jenna.gill1995@yahoo.com)

16U:  Saturday, 7/21 @ 9 am
          Tuesday, 7/24 @ 6 pm
          Monday, 8/6 @ 6 pm
         
(If you are unable to make a tryout, please contact Coach Brad, brad.schultz@vzw.com)


For further information contact Travel Commissioner Brad Schultz at brad.schultz@vzw.com  

 


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Talleyville Softball

History

The Talleyville Girls Softball League was founded as a neighborhood league in 1969 by three mothers who recognized the need for an organized after-school program for girls who had the desire to play softball. Games were played after school at Channin Elementary School and were coached solely by women (no men were permitted to be involved). Teams were organized by geographic location with no tryouts or drafting.

After several years of this informal approach, the league developed the organizational structure that still exists today. By 1979, the league was sanctioned by the Amateur Softball Association (A.S.A.).  In 2006, Talleyville became a Pony organization.

The league has grown both in size and reputation. Talleyville sponsors travel teams, which have competed nationally. The recreational league continues to provide opportunities for young girls to learn the sport and cultivate friendships.

In 2008, Talleyville Girls Softball opened up their new home at the former site of the Old Mill Lane School. These four fields have become the cornerstone of the future of softball at Talleyville.

Objectives

·         To teach sportsmanship within the context of a competitive environment

·         To provide the opportunity to make friendships

·         To improve and perfect softball skills

·         To have fun

Structure

The Recreational League has five divisions and the Travel Division competes outside the league. The Recreational League is divided as follows, with December 31st as the age-determining date for each division:

Pony Division Girls from ages 4 to 6
Mustang Division Girls from ages 7 to 8
Junior-1 Division Girls ages 8 to 10
Junior-2 Division Girls ages 10 to 12
Senior Division Girls from age 13 through 19

The Talleyville Travellers are comprised of competitive teams under ASA, USSSA, NSA, and Pony guidelines in the following divisions: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U



2018 14U Talleyville Travellers Finish 2nd Place: USSSA Extreme Summer Heat Tournament 7/7-7/8

14U Talleyville Travellers finished 2nd place in the USSSA Extreme Summer Heat Tournament
We went 5 - 1 on the weekend with a 3-0 Saturday and 2 -1 Sunday, losing in the finals against a tough NJ Maniacs Team.
The girls played awesome and enjoyed the weekend.!!

 

 


2018 16U Talleyville Travellers WINS USSSA Father's Day Classic 6/16/18 - 6/17/18

 

The Talleyville Travellers 16U won the Father's Day Classic in Lansdale, PA this past weekend June 16th and 17th. The Travellers finished pool play 3-0, with wins of 11-0, 10-0, and 13-1, seeding 2nd. Game 1, ended early with the Travellers pounding the bats and a solid pitching performance, 10-0. Game 2 had the Travellers pitted against a tough Assasins team, in a Semi-Final showdown. The Travellers let up 3 unearned runs in the first, but immediately answered with 4 runs in the bottom to take the lead.  The remainder of the game was filling with solid pitching and defense, with the Travellers squeezing an insurance run across and closing the game out, 5-3.  The Travellers started slowly in the Final, with the game knotted at 1-1 through 4. Terrific play from the outfield allowed time for the bats to get going and the Travellers pulled away for an 8-2 victory.  Solid pitching again all weekend and a relentless offensive attack brought home back-to-back tournament wins.  We are extremely proud of the fight of these girls playing short again. #9strong.  Thanks for a great weekend and representing the league.

 


2018 Talleyville Travellers 12U WINS Mid-Atlantic Regionals 6/9/18 - 6/10/18

The 12U Travellers battled back from a disappointing Saturday at 1-2 (bottom seed) to
winning 3 in a row on Sunday to take home the 1st place title. 


2018 Talleyville Travellers 16U WINS USSSA School's Out Celebration 6/2/18 - 6/3/18

The Talleyville Travellers 16U won the School’s Out Celebration in Quakertown, PA this past weekend June 2nd and 3rd. The Travellers finished pool play 2-1, as a result of a shortened game due to rain with a rally mounting. The loss inspired the team for Sunday bracket play that wanted a shot at redemption. Game 1, ended early with the Travellers finding the bats and solid pitching performance, 9-0. Game 2 had the Travellers pitted against the top seed from Saturday, in a Semi-Final showdown. The Travellers came out the gate on fire, putting 5 runs on the board in the top of the 1st and dominated offensively and defensively, capped with a Grand Slam - resulting in a 11-0 win. Game 3, had the Travellers up against a solid Force team in the Finals. The Travellers grinded a few runs out the first 3 innings for a 2-0 lead and broke it open with a 3-run home run in the 4th. Solid pitching and defense never allowed the Force to get anything going, allowing the Travellers win 9-0. We are extremely proud of the fight of the girls, playing down on Sunday - and dominating with 9 players. Thanks for a great weekend and representing the league.

 


12U 2018 USSSA Winds of March Champions 3/10/18