Townie Sports

Youth Hockey Update

•Bantams – The Bantams followed a tough loss to Stoneham on Jan. 31 with an enthusiastic win over Dorchester the very next day, Feb. 1 in Revere, 2-1. Joe Greene and Mike McLaughlin scored 46 seconds apart early as Charlestown edged Dorchester. That was followed by another close loss to Stoneham, 3-6, but a big rebound, 6-0, against Cambridge in Charlestown on Feb. 15. They face the Junior Railers on Friday in Malden.

•The PeeWee 2 team came away with a win against Lexington/Bedford, 8-2, on Feb. 2. Lucas Wheeler scored his sixth and seventh goals of the game late to give Charlestown the win.

•The Squirt 1 team nearly snapped their skid against Needham on Feb. 15, but ended up falling 2-3 in a close game. The team began the year really hot, but has struggled with several close games going the wrong way.

•The Squirt 2 team put up a good win against Lexington/Bedford on Feb. 2, 5-3. Matt Sorgini capped a hat trick with 3:43 left and Harrison Fisher, who assisted on that goals scored 38 seconds later to give Charlestown a 5-3 victory over Lexington/Bedford. On Feb. 8, however, they took a tough loss, 2-4 to Stoneham in Malden. They face the Demons in Revere on Feb. 22.

•The Squirt 3 team came away with a win against Agawam on Feb. 2 in Hockeytown. Marten scored what turned out to be the winner as Charlestown edged Agawam late. The team picked up a good win, 5-3, this week against Beverly in Hockeytown.

•U14 GIRLS: The U14 girls faced the Northeast Pioneers in LoConte Rink and came away with a win, 3-1, on Feb. 8. They remain in third place, but have more games to play and are 16-1-2 overall in the season.

•U12 GIRLS: The girls have had a long break in action, with no game scheduled until this weekend. They remain in first place with an overall record of 16-3-2.

•U12/10B GIRLS: The girls faced the Natick Comets on Feb. 15 in Essex Arena on the early game. The girls fought to a draw for most of the game, with Goalie Erin Alves playing steady along with the defense. The offense was on the attack, but couldn’t get it to go in despite several great shots on net. Down 1-0, controversy entered when a goal appeared to ricochet into the net late in the third period. However, the referee waived off the goal saying it hit the post. That was disputed, but the call stood. Natick edged Charlestown 1-0.

CYHA Comedy Night

A vital fundraising event, CYHA Comedy Night is upcoming on Sunday, February 23, at 7 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall. The night is a hilarious time with multiple comedians performing, most importantly it will be hosted by Charlestown’s own Tony V. You don’t want to miss it.

The event is essential for raising funds required for our teams to compete in the State Playdown Championships. Individual Comedy Tickets can be purchased at the Snack Shack in the Rink for $25, or a table of 10 for $200.

Raffles will also be available before & at the event:

•Signed Brad Marchand shirt!  

•Bruins players sticks!  

•Themed baskets done by teams!

 If you have any inquiries please don’t hesitate to email [email protected]

Charlestown Little League Winter Work

Winter Clinics: Tuesdays 6-8pm at Harvard-Kent School gym, Jan 7- Mar 17. 6-7pm for tee ball and Rookie Ball/Coach Pitch; 7-8pm for AAA and Majors.  There will be no clinics when Boston Public Schools are closed for vacation, holidays, or snow days.

March 24 and March 31 will be mandatory player evaluations for all (current and new) AAA  players (6-7pm) and Majors players (7-8pm).

Tee ball: ages 4-7 yrs. (for those just starting baseball and cannot hit a pitched ball)

Rookie Ball/Coach Pitch: ages 5-7 yrs. (must be able to hit a pitched ball)

AAA: first level of player pitch: 2nd and 3rd graders 

Majors: 4th, 5th and 6th graders.

Player registration and volunteer sign-ups will be available on line soon- stay tuned!

Little League Registration Is Open

Registration for the 2020 season is now open! $85 for the first child in a family for Rookie ball/AAA/Majors, $35 for siblings. $40 for tee ball. Registration after March 1st will be $100, so register early! Please also register as a volunteer to coach or help with events- any help is appreciated!!

Here is a quick link to our website- register on line and read about the schedule and division levels here:   https://tshq.bluesombrero.com/charlestownllma

We hope to start outdoor practices on April 11, weather permitting. The Opening Day parade will be on April 25, with the MLB Pitch/Hit/Run competition that day instead of games, since it is the last day of April break.

Other important dates: 

•Dick’s sporting good Charlestown Little League shop weekend March 21-22 at the Medford and Saugus locations- 20% off everything.

•Mandatory player evaluations for AAA (6-7pm) and Majors (7-8pm) at Harvard Kent on March 24 and March 31.

•Picture Day June 6

•End of regular season June 20

Winter Softball Clinics

The Charlestown Girls Softball team winter clinics will take place for girls ages 4-18 (as of Jan. 1) from 6-8 p.m. Clinics started on Monday and will continue each Monday through March 30, with the next one being on Jan. 27. Spring registrations will also begin for instructional through 14U.

Contact Jack Schievink at (617) 201-4507 or Bill Nugent at (617) 447-3106.

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