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.

Scott Smith
Assistant Middle School Coach

Coach Smith is a current coach with the 2004 Atlanta Flames - Russell where he is beginning his 4th season. He previously coached the Dirt Dawgs – Mizuno (Norcross) from 2015 – 2016 out of Pinckneyville Park in Norcross. Prior to the Dirt Dawgs, he was head coach of recreational softball teams at Pinckneyville Park for 7 seasons, head coach of 2 All-star teams, and assistant coach of 2 All-star teams. Scott has also coached baseball at Pinckneyville Park for 13 seasons. He is an active member at Pinckneyville Park, serving on the Baseball Board and volunteering in several other capacities. He began playing baseball at the age of 5 and played through high school in Tucker, GA, mostly as a middle infielder. Scott is married and has a daughter on the 2004 Atlanta Flames, as well as a son who plays baseball at Pinckneyville Park. He is a microbiologist and division safety manager at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he has worked for 14 years. 

Middle School Tryouts 2018

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

June 12: 11:00am-12:30pm

July 11: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Please email Amie McDougal @ amcdougal@spx.org 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 in our indoor hitting facility 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.)

Summer 2018 Softball Workouts

 Summer Softball Workouts are for Middle School and High School prospective players. Workouts will begin June 5th. Softball workouts will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am-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
Name Position Grade
Rachel Austin IF, OF 8
Shea Parker IF, OF 7
Nina Parker IF, OF 8
Leighton Sarajian If, OF 7
Ava Peebles OF, IF, C 8
Catherine Sirk P, IF, OF 8
Gabby Obregon IF, OF 8
Lea Smith C, IF, OF 8
Carolena Pinson C, OF, IF 6
MG Troncale IF, OF 8
Handley Greeley IF, OF 7
Sophie Mador IF, OF 8
Violet Kottke P, IF, OF 8
Anna Sophia Pinson C, IF, OF 8
Sophia Gallo P, IF, OF 8
Date Time Opponent(s) Location Result Score
08/11
10:00 AM
Woodward Academy
Home
win
19-3
08/13
05:30 PM
Greater Atlanta Christian School
Away
08/18
10:00 AM
Marist School
Away
win
6-4
08/20
05:30 PM
Wesleyan School
Home
08/22
05:30 PM
Pace Academy
Home
win
9-1
08/25
10:00 AM
Chattahoochee High School
Away
win
16-1
08/25
11:00 AM
Creekview High School
Away
loss
4-7
08/25
12:00 PM
South Forsyth High School
Away
win
6-5
08/25
01:00 PM
Cambridge High School
Away
win
13-1
08/25
02:00 PM
Creekview High School
Away
win
8-6
08/27
05:30 PM
Westminster Schools
Away
win
10-0
08/29
05:30 PM
Blessed Trinity
Home
win
14-0
09/05
05:30 PM
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Away
09/06
05:30 PM
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
Away
09/10
06:00 PM
Team Tournament
Away
09/20
05:30 PM
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Away
09/22
11:00 AM
Lovett School
Home
09/24
05:30 PM
Greater Atlanta Christian School
Home
09/25
05:30 PM
Paideia School
Away
09/26
05:30 PM
Marist School
Home
09/27
05:00 PM
Wesleyan School

MS Softball @ Wesleyan School

Opponent(s):  Wesleyan School
Home/Away:  Away
Date:  Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Location:  Wesleyan School, 5405 Spalding Dr, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, USA
Status:  Pending
Away
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