2016 Cougars Elite Team Try-outs
Grace & Truth Sports Park (9u - 11u), $10 per player
The College at Brockport (13u – 17u), $10 per player
9u Team: August 22 & 23, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
10u Team: August 22 & 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
11u Team: August 15, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
12u Cooperstown Dreams Park Team:
13u Team: August 22, 12:00pm – 2:00pm & August 23, 11:00pm - 1:00pm
14u Team: August 22, 12:00pm – 2:00pm & August 23, 11:00pm - 1:00pm
16u & 17u Team: August 22 & 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Rochester Cougars would like to announce the tryouts of our 12U Cooperstown team. The tryout is at 1:00 PM on Saturday August 8th at Grace and Truth Sports Park, there is a $10 fee for the tryout. Please CLICK HERE for directions. An alternative date of Sunday 8/9 is open to any players who can not attend on Saturday. The make-up try-out on Sunday is going to be held at 1:00 PM at 198 south st, Pittsford, NY.
Our 12U Cooperstown team is coming off 41-6-1 season record.. Please join us for the tryout on Saturday to see if you have what it takes to join Cougar Nation!
Please CLICK HERE and pre-register so we have your information prior to the try-out
The 12u Cougars team had a long hard battle during pool play in the Lewiston Lancer Classic Tournament. They landed a low seed in the playoffsthen they fought hard and won 3 games in a row, capping off the weekend with a Championship. Congratulations 12u Cougars!!!
The 11u Cougars Elite clicked on all cylinders at this weekend Clarence Tournament. Pool Play began Friday vs North Buffalo Blaze. The Cougars Bats were hot scoring 12 runs in a 12-3 victory. The Cougars next opponent was MMB Black. The boys bats continued to stay hot scoring 12 more runs. Great pitching by AJ and Greyson to go with outstanding fielding led to a 12-2 victory. Pool play final opponent was Lancaster Mahen. The scorching bats scored 14 runs. Braden and Tyler locked things down on the mound in a 14-3 victory. 11u Cougars earned the 1 seed and played Lancaster Mahen in the semi finals. While this game was a little closer then pool play game, the
Cougars strong defense and pitching proved to be to much for Lancaster. Cougars moved on to Championship game with a 4-0 Victory. In the finals the Cougars played the host Clarence Reds. James set the tone on the first pitch of the bottom of first by going yard. There was no looking back from there. Outstanding defense (2 double plays) Filthy pitching by James, Braden and Keegan and timely hitting by many gave the cougars a well deserved 7-1 victory. CONGRATULATIONS to these young successful ball players. These group of boys ended a amazing summer of baseball with a 41-6-1 record. 3 of the losses by 1 run.
The 17u Cougars understood that there was only one way to end the 2015 season. That was with a championship victory at the prestigious Rochester Baseball Classic. The 17u Cougars poise and experience showed all weekend as the boys played outstanding. The 17u was clicking on all cylinders all weekend. Shaye Bartnick led the way Friday pitching a complete game shutout in a 10-0 victory over the Rochester Phillies. The outstanding pitching continued on Saturday as Hank Buholtz pitched a complete game in a 9-1 victory over the Ottawa Chiefs. Alec Vaules would not be outdone on the mound pitching 5 scoreless innings vs NCAAA Knights in a 13-0 victory in the final pool play game. The Cougars earned the one seed and faced off vs Gro 2 pro Orange in semi-final game. In a highly competitive game Tommy Pauly pitched a complete game earning the 4-2 victory. Shaye Bartnick blasted one out of College of Brockport to help with the run support. Championship game at frontier field brought together Gro 2 Pro Black and the Rochester Cougars Elite. The weekend of Elite Cougars Pitching would not end in the championship game. Aaron Beck pumped the rader gun to 89mph at Frontier Field and had his championship stuff working. Antonio Morales led of the Bottom of 1st with a double and there was no looking back. The Cougars rolled to a 8-0 victory to close out the weekend. Congrats on ending the season in championship fashion.
The 11u Cougars Elite returned to Ripken in Aberdeen Maryland as defending champions. Knowing that teams were out to take the title the 11u Cougars came prepared for everyone's best. 11u Cougars faced opponents from California, New Jersey, Long Island, Ohio, and Michigan during pool play. While every team gave a good fight the Cougars Elite continued there Ripken tournament success going 6-0 in pool play and earning the #1 seed. During the semi final the 11u Cougars defeated a very competitive Montclair Bulldogs team. The championship game brought a rematch of Ohio Force and 11u Cougars Elite. The Cougars prevailed earlier in the week with a 3-2 victory. In a highly competitive game the Ohio Force took the lead in the 5th inning and held on for the victory. The 11u Cougars have gone 14 and 1 over the last two seasons participating in this national tournament. Congratulations for a outstanding week of baseball.