12u LadyCats participate in FISH
The 12u LadyCats, in cooperation with the Grand Blanc FISH organization, is seen here with their donated items for their adopted family this holiday season. FISH Inc. provides food to the needy throughout the year and runs an annual back-to-school giveaway and during the holiday season, holds their Christmas Basket Project. The organization has coordinated the distribution of food and gifts to families in the Grand Blanc School District for the past 38 years. As the girls mentioned during this process, they are appreciative of the support they receive from the Grand Blanc community and are glad they can help ...
12U LadyCats Win Knock-It-Out of the YARD Tournament
On Sunday, November 22, the 12U LadyCats competed and were rewarded as CO-CHAMPS with a hard fought 0 – 0 tie in the Championship Game against the Wizards – Legacy team out of Ohio as LadyCats pitcher Kendall Klochack struck out 21 in holding the Outlaws hitless for the second time on the day. The LadyCats accumulated 31 hits on the day led by Jazzy Carrroll with 5, and Gabby Monreal, Kendall Klochack and Annabelle Morningstar with 4 apiece. The entire LadyCats lineup was aggressive at the plate and in so doing put balls in play, placing stress on their ...
2015 12U LadyCats Win North Oakland League Championship!
The 2015 LadyCats 12u softball season came to a close with the team winning the North Oakland Fast Pitch League Championship with a record of 14-1. The ladies played extremely well throughout the entire season relying on positive attitudes and exceptional effort and dominated the league. Pitching, defense and timely hitting were the hallmarks for the 12U LadyCats this year. The team finished the year with an overall record of 23-10 and showed great improvement and pride every time they took the field. Players of the 2015 team include: 6 Brynn Reeder 27 Kendall Klochack 15 Abby Perry 7 Megan Martin 10 Brooke Delgado 16 Annabelle ...
10U Red Takes Runner-Up Honors at 2015 New Lothrop Spring Swing Tournament
The only team the Cats couldn't get past were the tournament hosts, New Lothrop. After falling to the Hornets 7-4 in pool play on Saturday, the Cats earned their way back to a rematch in the championship game on Sunday afternoon. It was a tightly contested affair, featuring excellent defense on both sides. New Lothrop plated two insurance runs with two down in the bottom of the 5th with a key single. In the 6th, the Cats hit the ball hard....right at Hornet's defenders. With two quick outs, the Cats clawed back and scratched out a run before runners were ...
8U Cats Grab Runner-Up Honors at the 2015 Clio Tournament
The Cats spent the entire tournament with a target on their backs. They set the tone with an opening game 9-0 shutout of Clio, then a 4-1 victory over Oxford in pool play to secure the #1 seed in the bracket, and a bye into the semi-finals. The only run surrendered during pool play was a solo HR vs Oxford. Clio fought through the bracket to earn a rematch, but the Cats put them down for the 4th time this year in a slug-fest, 21-15. Oxford then won the 2 seed game and semi's to earn their rematch with the ...
12U: Exhaustive Tournament Results in Runner-Up Finish
The 12U Cats endured heat, travel, and a 7-hour delay, but fell one game short in their quest to capture the Grand Haven Summer Blast Tournament Championship. After the ‘Cats thrilling come from behind semi-final victory at 8:00am Sunday morning they’d have to sit for over 7-hours until the championship game would get underway. The sun and heat was a good thing for beach-goers, but took a brutal toll on the ‘Cats as they came out flat and never recovered in their 10-0 loss at the hands of the Michigan Wolfpack who finished undefeated and outscored their opponents 70-7 in ...
10U-Black Cats are top team in the GFBL Justin Verlander Division
The 10U Black team won the 2014 Justin Verlander division this past season in the Greater Flint Baseball League. Congratulations Cats!
11U Cats Finish in Top 4 at the 2014 State Tournament
The 11U “Come-Back Cats” fell one come from behind victory short of a trip to Brooklyn, NY to compete in the AABC 11U World Series. The ‘Cats earned the #2 overall seed and advanced to the AABC State Semi-finals game where they fell to the Orion Chargers 7-1. Jackson Williams started on the mound and carried a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the 4th-inning after Brayden Powell drove in James VanVliet with a 2-out RBI single in the top half of the frame. Orion struck for 4 runs in the bottom half of the inning to shift momentum in ...
9U-Black Cats Champions of Michigan Young Guns Tournament
9U-Black Cats came home the Champions of the 2014 Michigan Young Guns Tournament
12U LadyCats Take 17th Annual Attack Youth Softball Tournament Championship
The 12U LadyCats had five straight wins to take the 17th Annual Attack Youth Softball Tournament Championship. In the semi-final game against the Troy Raptors, Miah Beck sparked the LadyCats 2nd inning hitting spree with a single followed by a Keely Carlson's RBI triple. The fury continued with hits from Alison Anderson, Gracie Murray and Brielle Broderick. The hitting streak was topped off with Marissa Beck's 3 run home run to give the LadyCats 12 runs in one inning. This sent the girls on their way to a 15-5 victory over the Rapters with Marissa Beck throwing 4 strong innings. The ...
13U Cats Crowned the 2014 “Beast of The East” Lansing Spartan Summer Bash
The Grand Blanc 13U Bobcats go the distance on winning back to back championships to wrap up their tournament season. This weekend The Cats are crowned the 2014 “Beast of The East” Lansing Spartan Summer Bash, sponsored by FAAST, on July 19th-20th. Great show out there Boys, keep up the great work!
13U Team Undefeated in the 2014 Crown Jewels of Baseball Tournament
The Grand Blanc 13U Team stood undefeated in the 2014 Crown Jewels of Baseball Tournament in Boyne Mountain this past weekend, July 11th-13th! The 13U Cats won 4 straight taking home the Championship. Great Job Boys!
13U Cats claim Championship in the 2014 Great Lakes Hitting Club Classic Tournament
The Grand Blanc 13U Cats claim the Championship in the Great Lakes Hitting Club Classic tournament in Saginaw Township, May 30th – June 1st, kicking off the 2014 season in style. The 13U Cats battled from behind in each of their victories going 4 and 0, with an amazing 15 hits per game average batting their way to the top! Go get-em Cats!
11U Cats Finish the 2014 season with a “Perfect” record in the GFBL
The 11U Cats put the finishing touches on an undefeated season in league play with a 10-2 victory over the Great Lakes Cyclones. The Cats started slowly and found themselves trailing 2-1 after 2-innings before their bats broke loose in the bottom of the 3rd scoring 5 runs to put themselves ahead for good. The surge was keyed by a 2 RBI single by Jonah Meleski which got the Cats rolling. The rest of the Cats followed suit and in little time a close game turned into a mercy when Timothy Welsh led off the bottom of the 5th with ...
9U-Black Cats walk away undefeated with the 2014 Flushing Summer Classic tourney
The 9U-Black Cats take the top spot in the 2014 Flushing Summer Classic tourney that took place on June 14th and 15th, 2014. The boys walked away undefeated with first place honors for the tournament.
9U-Black Cats take top spot at the 2014 GFBL Challenge Tournament
The 9U-Black Cats went with determination and left undefeated in the 2014 GFBL Challenge tourney that took place on May 3rd and 4th, 2014. The boys walked away with first place honors for the tournament.
11U ‘Cats Take Runner-Up Honors in Brighton
The 11U ‘Cats were looking to win consecutive tournaments as they headed into the final game of the weekend, but fell short in the championship tilt 9-6 at the hands of the Chelsea Bulldogs. The ‘Cats led 6-5 after 4-innings, but could muster no more offense as they watched hard hit balls find defenders wearing blue and gold. The ‘Cats appeared to be one-step away time after time in the field as balls off the bats of Bulldogs found their way safely past ‘Cats’ defenders. Timothy Welsh and Brayden Powell led the ‘Cats offensive attack in the finals with 2 ...
11U ‘Cats Bounce Back to Claim Championship in Saginaw
The 11U ‘Cats demonstrated their resiliency in Saginaw as they bounced back from what could have been a first round knock-out at the hands of the host Saginaw Young Golds 14-1. On paper the ‘Cats looked to be out-matched as they faced off against Saginaw in the semi-finals, but players and coaches knew they’d taken the Young Gold’s best shot and had yet to deliver their own. The ‘Cats struck first putting up 2 in the top of the 1st frame and then Timothy Welsh held serve handing a 2-2 ballgame over to Jackson Williams in the 4th. The ‘Cats ...
9U – Red Team Runner-Up in 2014 GFBL Tournament
The Cats 9U - Red team finished runner-up in the recent 2014 Greater Flint Baseball League Tournament.
Congratulations to the GB 11U Black team- Not only did they win their division in GFBL they will be representing the GFBL at the AABC World Series in Rockford Illinois Aug 5- 10. Read More →
This is the 1st of many “lasts” as these guys head into their senior year… the very last tournament this weekend for our 18u Cats Some of these guys have been Cats since the very first year the Association started on our 10u team. There are some great friendships among these young men. Good luck this weekend! Read More →
The 9U Cats completed a 13-1 regular season in the top division of the Greater Flint Baseball League, and were officially crowned league champions last night. It was a terrific season with many great memories: GFBL League Champions USSSA Lakeside Challenge Runner Up GameDay USA Cereal Bowl Challenge Runner Up GFBL KO Breast Cancer Tournament Runner Up Fenton Summer Slam Tournament Runner Up Tryouts... [Read more]
The week of July 18 found the 12u LadyCats in Evansville, Indiana competing in the 62 team, 2016 National Softball Association Northern “B” World Series. In temperatures in the 90’s with real feel in the 100’s due to extremely high humidity levels, the girls started 4 – 1 and finished 4– 3 overall in the tournament to earn a 9 th place finish. The week started off with a parade down... [Read more]
The 12u LadyCats won their 5 th tournament championship of the year the weekend of June 16 -17 by defeating the Northern Bay Blazers 3 – 2. The girls rolled thru pool play in setting up asemi-final match against the Oakland Edge in which the LadyCats pulled away late to win 10 – 2. The girls found themselves matched against a very good Blazers squad in the finals and overcame some late errors... [Read more]
10u and 14u LadyCats at the Attack Softball Tournament at Bicentennial Park this weekend! #gbcats #ladycats Read More →
The 10U ‘Cats have knocked on the door all season long only to come up short in tournament semi-final and championship games. The ‘Cats had reached the semi-finals or better in 5 of 6 tournaments and were eliminated by the eventual champion in all tourneys this season. This past weekend, the ‘Cats flipped the script as they captured their first tournament championship in Bridgeport and did so... [Read more]