Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

June 23, 2014

Champs named in youth baseball, softball leagues

CROSSVILLE — Crossville Youth Baseball and Softball (CYBS) recently held its end-of-the-season tournament to crown their champions.

The champions are Hot Shots (girls 9-11), Red Sox (baseball pitch), Red Sox (baseball 9-10) and Yankees (baseball 11-12).

Girls 9-11 age group - Chaos 5, Mayhem 4;  Hot Shots 9, Crushers 2 and Hot Shots 5, Chaos 0 (championship game).

Baseball machine pitch: The No. 4-seeded Braves defeated the No. 5-seeded Cubs and the No. 3-seeded Giants defeated the No. 6 Reds. The Braves upset the top-seeded Rangers, while the No. 2 Red Sox defeated the No. 3 Giants. The Red Sox then beat the Braves for the championship.

Base 9-10 group: The fifth-seeded White Sox beat the No. 4-seeded Rays, while the top-seeded Pirates beat the fourth-seeded Braves. The Red Sox then beat the Braves for the championship.

Baseball 11-12: After a 20-minute rain delay before play started, the top-seeded Yankees beat the fourth-seeded Dodgers and the third-seeded Braves beat second-seeded Pirates. The Yankees beat the Braves for the title.


Sign-ups continue through July 25 for the upcoming 2014 fall season.

There are four leagues for boys — T-ball (ages 5-6), machine pitch (ages 7-8), baseball (9-10) and baseball (ages 11-12).  Baseball will be  sanctioned through Cal Ripken Baseball.

The boys leagues are based on player's age on May 1, 2014.

Evaluations for Cal Ripken will be Aug. 2 at Centennial Park (Turner 1 Field), beginning at 9 a.m. with the oldest age group, followed by the 9-10 year olds at 10 a.m., machine pitch at 11 a.m. and T- ball at 12 p.m.

If you can't make your time slot, come when you can. Players not evaluated with be drafted last. Coaches may observe evaluations. The final selection of coaches will be made by Aug. 5, based on league needs and director's decision.

Players wishing to play in a higher age group must make a written  request. Requests will be approved by CYBS board on an individual  basis. No players will be allowed to play below their age group, due  to insurance and safety reasons. Parents needing financial assistance may make written application.

The registration fee is $55 per player or $150 maximum per family. Registration forms may be picked up and returned at the Crossville Recreation Park Office or mailed to CYBS, P.O. Box 3651, Crossville, TN 38557-3651.

For any questions, call Crossville Parks and Recreation (931) 456-6632 or (931) 200-5569.

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