Alle-West Hurricane's second year of competition

Posted by John D'Angelo on Jan 01 2008 at 04:00PM PST


Beaver Bash 2006 - Alle-West Hurricane blew through Ellis Field in Beaver, PA on Saturday, July 15 with a 2-1 record, finishing first in the pool to earn a bye in Sunday's elimination round, then dropped a 6-1 decision to the Spirit in Sunday's quarter finals.  Weekend's highlight - a 1-0, seven-inning no-hit victory vs. the Washington Wildfire! 

 2nd Place in Center Twp 2006! - Alle-West Hurricane defeated Chain Reaction 7-5, Vipers East 7-1, and Roadrunners 5-1, earning a number one seed.  June 25 elimination round - Hurricane erased a 4-2 deficit with a 9-run offensive explosion in the fifth inning to defeat the Wildfire 11-4.  Then with a 2-1 lead in the semi-final game, Hurricane hitters unleashed a 6-run offensive show in the fifth inning, earning a 10-5 victory over the Roadrunners and a trip to the championship game.  In the 14U final game, Hurricane took a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning, but Vipers Orange came up with a six-run fourth inning and cruised to a 6-1 victory. Another weekend of great softball, with big Hurricane hits, excellent pitching and solid defensive play - congratulations to the Vipers, and to the runner-up Alle-West Hurricane!      

 3rd Place in Chambersburg 2006!! - After a fine two-day effort in pool play (5 wins, 1 loss), Alle-West Hurricane defeated Maryland Stars 11-10 on June 18 in the elimination round of the PA Softball Mid-Summer Classic.  Then the Hurricane faced off against the Lady Fireballs in the semifinal game.  After spotting the Fireballs a 1-0 lead, the Hurricane roared back to take a 4-1 lead, but fell just short of the finals by a score of 5-4.  The bats came alive in Chambersburg - including five home runs by four Hurricane players - and Hurricane pitching allowed NO homers in eight games!  Congratulations to the 2006 Hurricane 14U team for earning a third-place finish and a PONY World Series berth!! 

 2nd Place Finish at the 2006 IUP Showcase!!! - June 11 elimination round results:  Hurricane 12, Indiana Arrows 4.  Hurricane 4, Power 3 in a thrilling last-inning comeback.  Vipers East 6, Hurricane 3 in a hard-fought championship game.  Congratulations to the 2006 Hurricane 14U team for earning runners-up trophies and an NSA World Series berth!  

 Scrimmage Thanks -
 Alle-West Hurricane thanks Pam Donaldson and the 14U Evolution, Tom Yeager and the 16U Vipers, and Dave Dimpel and the 14U Pittsburgh Pride for the 2006 Spring scrimmage games. 


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