Middle School Softball

John Pinson
Head Middle School Coach

Coach Pinson played baseball for 15 years. He was a player/coach for several adult baseball teams and started coaching children in 1991 at Buckhead Baseball. He has coached fastpitch for two years in Gwinnett County and five seasons at Murphey Candler within the recreation league and with the 10U and 12U Cobras program as well. He is currently the head coach of a 14U Travel Team based in Norcross. He is a fundamentals and confidence coach. Coach Pinson runs high repetition fast paced practices. His overall goal is to have every girl on the field touch the ball 150 times every practice.


Peter Kottke​Assistant Middle School Coach

The father of 5 children, including one baseball player and three softball players. He has been a recreational softball coach at Murphey Candler for 5 seasons, often coaching multiple teams per season . He has been a Select All Star softball team coach at Murphey Candler for several seasons and he is also a member of the Board of Directors at the park. This fall, in addition to assisting with the St Pius X Middle School team, he will start his tenure as the head coach of a 12U Atlanta Flames team. 

Middle School Tryouts 2019

St. Pius X Middle School Tryouts will be held on 2 separate days. You will only need to attend 1 tryout.

June 6th: 6:00pm-7:30pm

June 11th: 11:00am-12:30pm

Please email Amie McDougal with the tryout date you plan on attending. Each player will need to bring a glove, bat, tennis shoes and water bottle. Our softball program has moved to a 100% turf field so please do not bring metal spikes. Molded cleats, turf or tennis shoes will work.

Plan on meeting at our Turf Field at the start of each tryout. Tennis shoes or turf shoes must be worn in the hitting facility. We will hit then move to the field so don’t forget your cleats/ turf shoes. Softball pants, long socks and a t-shirt is the appropriate attire for tryouts.

 

(ALL PROSPECTIVE PLAYERS MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL ON FILE BEFORE ATTENDING WORKOUTS/TRYOUTS.  YOU MAY GIVE TO ME PRIOR TO OR ON JUNE 5TH. NO PHYSICAL NO WORKOUTS/TRYOUTS.)

Link to physical forms:

 https://www.spx.org/athletics/inside-athletics/sports-medicine/student-physical-forms

Summer 2019 Softball Workouts

 Summer Softball Workouts are for Middle School and High School prospective players. Workouts will begin June 11th. Softball workouts will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:15am-10:15am. We will always meet in the hitting facility. Please bring practice gear and plenty of water. Tennis shoes & turf shoes can be worn in the indoor hitting facility and tennis shoes, turf shoes, molded cleats may be worn on our turf field.

 

SCHEDULE: For details on upcoming games, or to see our roster, click on the links above.

PHOTOS:  Photos of our softball teams can viewed at a photo sharing site at the following link:  http://www.dotphoto.com/go.asp?l=spxfastpitch . You can download or print photos from this site.  No passwords are needed to view any of our photos.

 

Middle School Softball Roster
Jersey # Name Position
15 Leighton Sarajian
1 Nina Parker
5 Violet Kottke
3 Handlely Greeley
17 Carolena Pinson
10 Maya McDaniel
6 Addison Dempsey
2 Alex Petit
7 Wilsie Kottke
19 Sarah Schubert
9 Regan Waters
14 Maggie Maloney
12 Stella Lampert
8 Taylor Monagham
13 Jessica Epps

Date Time Opponent(s) Location Result Score
08/13
05:30 PM
Chamblee Middle School
Home
win
8-4
08/17
11:00 AM
Woodward Academy
Away
loss
08/19
05:30 PM
Mt. Paran
Home
win
11-10
08/22
05:30 PM
Mt. Vernon
Away
loss
6-5
08/24
09:30 AM
Alpharetta North Park
Away
08/26
05:30 PM
Wesleyan
Home
win
11-3
08/28
05:30 PM
Pace
Away
win
22-2
08/29
05:30 PM
Chamblee Middle School
Home
tied
8-8
09/05
05:30 PM
Westminster
Away
win
15-1
09/09
05:30 PM
BT
Away
loss
4-3
09/10
05:00 PM
Marist

Middle School Softball @ Marist

Opponent(s):  Marist
Home/Away:  Away
Date:  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location:  Marist School, 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA
Status:  Pending
Score:  Cancelled
Away
Cancelled
09/11
05:30 PM
BT

Middle School Softball vs. BT

Opponent(s):  BT
Home/Away:  Home
Date:  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event Location:  Athletics-F-Baseball/Softball Field (at Seaver Sports Complex) (500)
Status:  Pending
Outcome:  win
Score:  10-3
Home
win
10-3
09/14
10:00 AM
Lovett

Middle School Softball vs. Lovett

Opponent(s):  Lovett
Home/Away:  Home
Date:  Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location:  Athletics-F-Baseball/Softball Field (at Seaver Sports Complex) (500)
Status:  Pending
Outcome:  loss
Home
loss
09/16
04:00 PM
League Tournament more info
Away
09/25
05:30 PM
Mt. Paran
Away
loss
09/26
05:30 PM
Wesleyan

Middle School Softball @ Wesleyan

Opponent(s):  Wesleyan
Home/Away:  Away
Date:  Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event Location:  Wesleyan School, 5405 Spalding Dr, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, USA
Status:  Pending
Outcome:  win
Score:  14-10
Away
win
14-10
09/28
10:00 AM
Marist

Middle School Softball vs. Marist

Opponent(s):  Marist
Home/Away:  Home
Date:  Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location:  Athletics-F-Baseball/Softball Field (at Seaver Sports Complex) (500)
Status:  Pending
Outcome:  loss
Score:  8-7
Home
loss
8-7
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