IDT & PGF Wrap

Post date: Aug 01, 2016 12:45:58 AM

Newtown Rock 18U Gold concluded their Summer 2016 season by playing in two of the premier events in the country. Rock Gold first traveled to Boulder, Colordo the week of June 27th to participate in the Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament. This invitational tournament brings together the top 64 teams in the country and attracts over 250 college coaches. Rock Gold placed 33rd and along the way and their opponents included the Corona Angels-Tyson, So Cal A's - Richardson (Tournament Champions) and the Beverly Bandits, who all are ranked in the top 10 in the country. Rock Gold then traveled to Huntington Beach, California the week of July 24th to compete in the 2016 PGF 18U Premier National Championships. This is the 5th consecutive year that Rock Gold has qualified for PGF Premier Nationals, which is considered the most prestigious National Championship in travel softball. Rock Gold concluded play with a 49th place finish in the field of 72 teams.