MO 16U Travel Softball Team Wins Regional Championship

The Mt. Olive Marauder 16U girls travel team won the Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship hosted in Mt. Olive on July 13 – 17. This was Mt. Olive’s fourth consecutive year hosting this tournament where teams from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York compete for a regional title.
The 16U team had four wins and zero losses in pool play, then won their fifth game and championship on Sunday defeating Buena NJ, the Southern NJ State Champs, by a score of 7 – 2. The team had an overall record of 38 wins and eight losses during eight tournaments at the 16U and 18U levels.
The team won four tournament championships out of their eight tournaments played.
Manager Paul Segnello quoted “This has been a memorable year getting to coach these exceptional athletes who make the Mt. Olive Softball program the best in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. They are such a young team to have accomplished what they did. They’ve proven yet again that they are true champions.”
In addition to the 16U accomplishments, the Mt. Olive 8U and 12U travel teams also finished runner-up in in the Regional Tournament in their respective age brackets. Both of these teams were state champions this year and had incredible seasons. Team Manager’s Keith Heinemann (8U) and Kristen Pettenger (12U) have much to be proud of with their competitive teams.

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