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8U Softball Champions!

The 8U Holmdel Hornets claimed the All Shore Championship following a tough game against the Barnegat Bandits, final score 9-8.

Pictured From Back to Front , left to right.

Back Row -Rory Gourlay, Fred Messihi, Anthony Vanario, Bruce Henderson, Stacey Savage
Middle Row - Margot Messihi, Sam Ayers, Delany Savage, Julia Henderson, Madeline Tuccillo, Olivia Youdelman
Front Row - Molly Dasaro, Isabella Pego, Emma Vanario, Avery Gourlay, Elizabeth Salerno,
Not Pictured Paige Piscatelli

Holmdel 14U Softball Wins All-Shore Spring Classic

This Sunday the 14U Holmdel Hornet Softball team braved the cold and wind to win the All Shore Spring Classic Tournament. (East).

The team went 3-0. Defeating Manalapan in the first game, 12-0, then the Brick Bombers 14-2, and finally went on to beat the Marlboro Mayhem 11-1 in the Championship Game.

Back row Left to right: Nikki Pavlik, Bruce Henderson, Chloe DiCianni, Grace DiCianni, Lindsey O'Brien, Dennis Pavlik, Moturayo Adeyeri, Gerard Lamberti. Front row: Anna Briamonte, Crystal Carino, Taylor Gourlay, Gillian Henderson, Vicki Whittle, Izzy Lamberti, Caitlyn Joyce, Chris Briamonte.


Registration Starts Jan 18
Registration Ends Feb 24
Late Registration - Fees apply Feb 25
Registration Closes Mar 9
Coaches Clinic/Meeting Mar 20
Umpire Clinics
7 p.m. at HHS in room 411
Mar 29
Practices Begin
Weather permitting
Apr 1
Rutgers SAFETY Course - Reserve your seat Apr 3
Games Begin Apr 17
Annual Parade/Fair at Cross Farm Apr 22
Travel Team Tryouts
Monday June 5 - 12u
    Tuesday June 6 - 10u
    Wednesday June 7 - 8u
    Thursday June 8 - 14u
    Friday June 9 - make-ups
Jun 5-9
All Star Games - Minors Jun 17
Playoffs Start - Minors Jun 19
Season Ends TBD
Yankee Game Day
Registration form
Jul 30


PRACTICE/GAME SCHEDULES - Map of Cross Farm Fields
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Girls Tee Ball
Girls Clinic
Girls Minors
Girls Majors



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Commissioners Anthony Vanario
Bruce Henderson
Gary Lewandowski

League Presidents Girls T-Ball (born 2011-2012) Angela Ciambrone
Girls Clinic (born 2009-2010) John Yasnowski
  Girls Minor (born 2006-2008) Stacey Savage
  Girls Major (born 2002-2005) Michael Flaherty
Consistent with other towns in our area, we determine leagues based on birth year. Note that Travel Teams also follow birth year with their season running from Fall until Summer (teams change in August).
Director of Officials Pat Demech  

Cheer on the High School Softball Team

Come out and support the Holmdel High School softball team this season. This is a great opportunity to be a part of the growing Holmdel softball community and for girls to see what playing softball in high school is like. For the teams schedule, please click here.

Injury Report Form

In case of an injury sustained during an HYAA event, please print and complete the Injury Report Form and return it to the HYAA office. Please complete all relevant parts of the form.

Reporting Field or Equipment Problems

If you see anything you want to report about the condition of the baseball/softball fields, use the Field Maintenance Feedback form to report the situation directly to the supervisor of field maintenance.

Likewise, if you have any problem or concern about the equipment used for baseball/softball, use the Equipment Issue Feedback form to report the issue directly to the supervisor of equipment.

Softball Rules-All Grades - Updated for 2017


Coaches Handbook - If an HYAA coach would like a copy of the Coaches’ Handbook or the Skill Guidebook, please contact your League President

Resources To Share With Parents

When You Give a Girl a Pair of Cleats
Sports Should Be Child’s Play
Put Me in, Coach: How to Spark Kids’ Love of Sports
Why Parents Should Push Their Kids to Play Team Sports