Category: 2014

2014 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

2014 held at South Bend, Indiana on July 31-August 4.


Champion – Hill United Chiefs, Machias, New York
Runner Up – NY Gremlins, Clifton Park, New York (33-10)


NY Gremlins behind pitcher Andrew Kirkpatrick eliminated the Kitchener Hallman Twins 7-4 in the loser’s bracket finals to advance to the championship against the defending champs, Hill United Chiefs.  The Chiefs behind the pitching of Adam Folkard defeated the Gremlins 7-4 to win the ASA title for the second  straight year. Despite Bryan Abrey and Wayne Laulu hitting HR for the Gremlins. The Chiefs got to Losing Pitcher Dean Holoien as Jason Hill and James Todhunter hit home runs and Steve Mullaley was (2-2) with a walk. For the Chiefs, Jason Hill (2 HR),  Jeff Ellsworth (Grand Slam) and Craig Crawford also hit big HRs for the Chiefs in the tournament.

Dean Holoien, NY Gremlins went 1-1, 8 IP, 16 K.

Blair Ezekiel (.333, HR) and Mathias Roy (3 HR) led the Gremlins.


  • MVP – Steve Mullaley, Chiefs
  • Batting Leader – Steve Mullaley, Chiefs (7-10) – .700
  • HR Leader – Brian Banner, Hallman Twins – 4
  • HR Leader – Fernando Petric, Circle Tap – 4
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Adam Folkard, Chiefs (4-0, 27 IP, 40 Ks, 1 shutout, won championship game 7-4)

2014 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Adam Folkard, Hill United Chiefs
P – Andrew Kirkpatrick, NY Gremlins (3-1, 1 Shutout, 26 IP, 28 K)
P – Juan Potolocchio, Circle Tap Dukes (3-0)
C – Bruno Motroni, Circle Tap Dukes
OF – Fernando Petric, Circle Tap Dukes
OF – Francisco Lombardo, Emerson Aces
OF – Jeffrey Goolagong, NY Gremlins (.313, HR, 8 RBI)
OF – Jeff Ellsworth, Hill United Chiefs
UTIL – Bryan Avery, NY Gremlins (6-14, .429, HR, 2 RBI)
UTIL – Chris Miljavac, Circle Tap Dukes
UTIL – Donny Hale, Pennsylvania Power
IF – Steve Mullaley, Hill United Chiefs (7-10, .700, HR, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 7 RBI and went 2 for 2 in the championship game)
IF – Shea Bryant, Emerson Aces
IF – Chase Turner, The Bar Buzz
IF – Nick Shailes, Hill United Chiefs

2014 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Josh Johnson, The Bar Buzz
P – Tony Mancha, Swashbucklers
P – Kyle Crawford, Emerson Aces
C – Brian Banner, Twins
OF – Manuez GoDoy, Pennsylvania Power
OF – Freddy Terkelsen, Twins
OF – Mathieu Roy, NY Gremlins
OF – Justin Krenzke, Emerson Aces
UTIL – Erick Urbaneja, Circle Tap Dukes
UTIL – James Ted Hunter, Hill United Chiefs
UTIL – Eddie Kettlehut, Pennsylvania Power
IF – Jerome Reamaki, Twins
IF – Derrick Zechman, Pennsylvania Power
IF – Travis Wilson, NY Gremlins
IF – Rhys Casley, NY Gremlins (.333, 2 HR)


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Hill United Chiefs, Machias, NY (4-0)
2. NY Gremlins, Clifton Park, NY (4-2)
3. Twins, Topeka, KS (4-2)
4. Circle Tap Dukes, Denmark, WI (3-2)
5t. Emerson Aces, Sanford, MI (3-2)
5t. Pennsylvania Power, Harrisburg, PA (2-2)
7t. Swashbucklers, Staten Island, NY (2-2)
7t. Kegel Black Knights, Moorhead, MN (2-2)
9t. The Bar Buzz, Bakersfield, CA (2-2)
9t. Bloomington Stix, Bloomington., IL (2-3)
9t. Capitals, Westerville, OH (1-2)
9t. Topeka Toros, Topeka, KS (1-2)
13t. Great Lakes Mariners, Marshall, MI (1-3)
13t. Bandits, Pueblo., CO (0-3)
13t. Twin City Gray Sox, Sawyer, MI (0-3)

NOTES: The tournament was a three game guarantee format.

2014 ASA Women’s Open Slow Pitch Nationals

2014 held at Edmond, Oklahoma.


Champion: Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat, Seattle, Washington
Runner Up: All Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.


The Derby Girls beat Armed Forces 9-6 in winners bracket Finals, then the Armed Forces came back and beat Derby Girls 16-13 forcing the IF game. Derby Girls scored 11 runs in the 4th, 5th and 6th innings to finish off a 16-6 run rule victory to defeat Armed Forces in the Championship Game. Kim Pierce (10-16, .625, 10 Runs) and Tara Salcedo both went 4-5 (including 3 Doubles) in the game to lead the Derby Girls. Megan Marie (10-16, .625, 9 RBI, 6 Runs) and Amy Doerflinger (7-12, .583, 9 RBI) combined for 6 hits and 9 RBIs in the win. Christan Dowling of the Derby Girls, the most feared hitter in Women’s Sofball History was intentionally Walked 5 times in the game and scored 4 runs. Dowling finished the tournament 4 for 4 with 11 Intentional Walks. Her 4 hits included 2 singles, a triple and a Home Run. Kim Pierce (10-16, .625, 3 RBI and 10 Runs) also had a great tournament for the Derby Girls.Melissa Graves (14-22, .636, 9 RBI, 12 Runs) went 3-4 to lead the Armed Forces team. Christian Camp also had a tremendous tournament for the Armed Forces squad ( 10-16, . 625 4 RBI, and 10 Runs), and a home run for 5 RBIs total and 9 Runs scored


  • MVP – Tara Salcedo, Derby Girls (9-16, .562, 3 Doubles, 7 RBIs, 5 Runs)
  • Batting Award – Christan Dowling, Derby Girls/Combat (4-4, 1.000, 1 HR, 5 RBIs, 11 BBs, 15-15, 1.000 OB%) – 1.000
  • Batting Leader – Lenia Braxton, Armed Forces (14-21, 14 RBIs 8 Runs) – .667
  • Batting Leader – Sahara Henson, Lady MVP (10-15, 7 RBIs,7 Runs) – .667
  • Home Run Leader – Christan Dowling, Derby Girls/Combat – 1
  • Home Run Leader – Misty Smith, Lady MVP (5-11, .455, 7 RBIs, 4 Runs) – 1

2014 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Kat Sherer, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
IF – Dara Toman, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
IF – Megan Miller, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
IF – Stefanie Watt, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
IF – Leina Braxton, All Armed Forces
IF – Terri Hodges, All Armed Forces
OF – Amy Doerflinger, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
OF – Kim Pierce, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
OF – Melessa Graves, All Armed Forces
OF – Sahara Henson, Lady MVP
UT – Christan Dowling, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
UT – Tammi Higginbotham, Derby Girls/Softball.com/Combat
UT – Christian Camp, All Armed Forces
UT – Kasey Castor, All Armed Forces
UT – Schameka White, All Armed Forces


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Derby Girls/Softball.Com/Combat, Seattle, WA (3-1)
2. All Armed Forces, Washington, DC (4-2)
3. Lady MVP, Oklahoma City, OK (2-2)
4. Wicked/Fallout Sports, Norman, OK (0-2)
5. Bad Rap, Elk City, OK (0-2)