Elite Nation baseball is a newly formed baseball program striving for success both on and off the field. Serious baseball players interested in our program should be focused on commitment, dedication and hard work.
Congratulations to Rockland Elite 11U Red on winning their second tournament of the season at Baseball Heaven this weekend! The boys' bats were on fire as they outscored their opponents 44-8 across three games. Go Elite!
Congratulations to Coach Anthony Costello and his 11u Red Team on winning their first Tournament of the year at the formidable Diamond Nation. Though it was very cold out, the bats were on absolute fire. The team amassed 60 runs over 5 games played, with tons of hits and 5 Home Runs! In the Championship Game vs the Diamond Jacks Super, Tournament MVP Ethan Lee, struck out 10 over 6 innings to secure the Championship. Congrats boys!
As we eagerly await the arrival of the 2018 Season, Rockland Elite would like to thank all of our players, coaches and families for another great year of baseball. 2017 saw many championships, but more importantly lots of good baseball and good fun had by all!
Rockland Elite 11U Red/(Summer 10U Red) won the USABL Oktoberfest Tournament on October 1st. In the championship game, the boys put up 4 runs in the 7th inning to take down a tough Combat Baseball team 8-4. Go Elite!!!
14U Red Wins Jersey Shore-Bayside Battle Tournament
Rockland Elite 14U Red (summer 13U) captured their third tournament championship of 2017, winning the Tag 'Em Sports Jersey Shore-Bayside Battle Tournament in Oakhurst, NJ. The weekend was full of great pitching performances and the boys racked up 38 runs across their 4 victories. Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 11U Red (Summer 10U Red) continued their 2017 success by winning the USABL North Jersey Challenge Tournament. In the Championship game vs the NJ Axemen, Rockland allowed just one hit and won the game on a walk off single. Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite would like to thank all those who participated in our tryouts last week - new players, returning players, managers and professional coaches - a great time had by all, with scrimmages and a pizza party to wrap up the day!
If you missed last week's tryouts, we will be holding a second tryout on 10/14. More details coming soon. A link to our registration system is: http://assn.la/Reg/?r=1:223834. If you would like to arrange a private tryout, or if you have any questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockland Elite 8U Red won the NJYB Summer League Championship last night, defeating the NJ Axemen 6-5 in extra innings. The win comes on the heels of their 4-3 semi-final victory over the BC Cyclones. This marks the third championship of 2017 for 8U Red! Congrats on a fantastic season! Go Elite!!!
Congratulations to 9U Red who capped off their 2017 Season by making it all the way to the Championship game in the NJYB Summer League. This was a relatively new team for 2017: new manager, new players, new families, new coaches. Through the boys hard work from winter clinics to now, and through Coaches Anthony, Jim and Pete’s guidance, this group had an amazing 2017 season. Can't wait to see what 2018 has in store for them! Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 15U completed their successful summer season last night with a 4-3 win over Pearl River to win the Boulder Stadium JV Tournament. 15U also defeated the Rockland Bombers 9-5 in the semi-final game.
Last week, 15U won the NJSBL JV League Championship with wins over the Apreda Titans 7-6 & Nanuet Knights 14-0. Over the last 9-games the Rockland Elite 15U team went 8-1 to finish the season on a high note.
Rockland Elite 8U Red capped off a fantastic 2017 season by earning a berth to the AABC World Series, taking place July 20-23 in Waterbury, CT. Good Luck to all the 8U Red players and coaches! Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 13U Red won the Gameday USA Tournament at Randall's Island, defeating the NJ Grizzlies 17-16 in the finals. Rockland battled back from 9 runs down in the championship game to take the title in walk-off fashion. Tournament highlights included a no-hitter thrown in pool play and a 3-run over the fence home run in the championship game. Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 10U Red won the Take 2 Tournament in Massapequa, defeating the Whitestone Renegades 10-2. The semi-final featured the second perfect game thrown by a 10U Red pitcher in 2017! Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 8U Red won the PBI league championship this week, defeating the Northern Valley Coyotes 3-2 with a walk-off single. The victory capped off an undefeated spring season for the boys! Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite 10U White crowned 2017 GHVBL Spring Season Champions. The boys made their way through three rounds of single elimination playoff games on their way to the final, where they came from behind in the rain to defeat AYYA in the final. Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite would like to congratulate all of the boys who participated in Memorial Day Tournaments this weekend.
Here’s just some of the weekend highlights:
…Two travel baseball rookies, Bryan Jimenez and Ethan Zweigbaum of 13U White, participated in the Bergen Classic Home Run Derby, representing the Organization very well. Bryan took home the 2nd place trophy!
… 8U White team participated in the very first tournament of their young careers!
… 8U Red finished an impressive third at Hackensack!
… 11U Red advanced to the Championship game at Hackensack, finishing second!
… and topping it off, 10U Red took the New Castle tournament title with 4 straight wins that included 2 grand slams and a perfect game pitching performance! Go Elite!!!
Rockland Elite would like to wish all of its players and coaches the best of luck in their tournaments this weekend. We also ask our families to take some time this weekend to remember those brave service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we can enjoy this Holiday with our families.
Rockland Elite would like to thank all of the attendees, sponsors and volunteers who helped make our 5th Annual Golf Outing a huge success! The golf outing is our biggest fundraiser of the year and the proceeds allow Rockland Elite to keep league fees low so more kids can enjoy the fun that is travel baseball. Thanks again to all. Go Elite!!!