After having had 3 second play finishes in their 4 Fall/Winter tournaments, Pittsburgh Power Pfab went into the Thiel Dome on February 12, 2017 with CHAMPIONSHIP on their minds. The girls delivered in a very impressive fashion.
For the day the Power Pfab team went 5-0. And in those five games they outscored their opponents 43-11 and only made two errors the entire tournament.
The offense kept the pressure on the other teams by being incredibly consistent and scoring at least one run an inning in every inning except one. Leading the impressive display of team hitting was Maddy Brown 600 and Mandy Magill 545.
Current Pittsburgh Power senior and Punxsutawney Area High School standout, Allison Ishman will be taking her softball talents to Mount Aloysius College, a NCAA Division III institution in Cresson, Pennsylvania. During her tenure at Punxsutawney Area High School, Allison will be a four year letter winner this spring, excelling on the mound and at 1B over her four year career. Allison currently carries a 4.0 grade point average and has been a repeated high honor roll recipient. Allison has been accepted into Mount Aloysius College's 4+4 Dental Medicine Early Acceptance Program. Parents Robin and Michael, and brother Dylan, are very proud of the hard work, dedication, and perseverance that Allison has demonstrated on and off the softball field. The Ishman's and the Pittsburgh Power Family wish Allison the best of luck in all of her future endeavors.
The annual meet the teams banquet is quickly approaching. We hope to see all of you on Sunday Feb. 19th at the Doubletree by Hilton in Greentree.
There will be cash and carry clothing for sale, but as in previous years, Superstar Sports will be taking orders for a wide variety of clothing items. The order form can be found on the Documents tab or directly downloaded here.
After going undefeated in its first four games, and giving up just 4 runs, Pittsburgh Power 10U Murgenovich lost a hard fought championship game. It was an all Power championship and we congratulate Power Wamsley on a great game. The team also had a successful fall, finishing in second place in its fall league. With many first year travel players, team Murgenovich is excited about its future and looking forward to a successful season.
Power Wamsley 06 wins their second tournament of the season, taking first place at Lake Effect Erie Frost tournament on January 21, 2017.
On January 27, 2017, Pittsburgh Power Pfab had déjà vu all over again with its third consecutive championship game appearance in the NSA Thiel College Winter Fest tournament. After going undefeated its first four games Pittsburgh Power Pfab lost a hard fought championship game to a New York based team the West Seneca Magic.
McKnight 18U won the Thiel College Winter Fest NSA World Series Qualifier held on January 8, 2017 defending their championship from 2016. Combined with their wins in 2013 and 2014 this makes four championships for the McKnight team at this tournament.