Haverford Township Hilltop
Baseball, Softball and Challenger League

Welcome to the Haverford Township Hilltop Baseball, Softball and Challenger League

The Haverford Township Hilltop Baseball, Softball and Challenger League provides instructional and competitive baseball and softball play for children ages 4 through 12.
WEATHER ALERT:
04/22/2015

ALL GAMES ARE CANCELLED.

Registration is underway for the 2015 season.

Please see the information below and visit Hilltop's Registration page for forms and additional information.
League News
  • Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:45:00 EDT
    Hilltop's 7-&-Under team won the Llanerch Hills Tournament with a final score of 12-3. Congratulations to the team.

    Players: Vincent Angelucci, Gavin Antenucci, Andrew Brown, Matthew Browne, Danny Buckton, Michael Falcone, Seamus Lannon, Bobby Manear, Gavin McClafferty, Colin Priestley, Lucas Rothstein, Carmen Terinoni
    Manager: Chuck Priestley, Coaches: Zach Yelson, Brian MacKay, and Mike Browne

    Hilltop's 7-&-Under Team Wins the Llanerch Hills Tournament
  • Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:30:00 EDT
    For the sixth time in League history Hilltop has won the Pennsylvania State title. Hilltop's 8-&-Under team defeated Central Perk by a score of 7-4. Good luck to the boys in Regionals next weekend!

    Players: Sean Brennan, Christian Ciarlante, Nicky Elvanian, Thomas Flynn, Matt Hippert, Jack Knapp, Fin Logan, Connor McCarthy, Gabe Moore, Adam Porreca, Kevin Reavey, Andrew Steigleman

    Manager: Nick Elvanian, Coaches: Jason Steigleman, Mike Logan, Tom Flynn

    Hilltop Wins State Title!
  • Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:15:00 EDT
    A walk-off single by Andrew Brown to score Colin Priestley in the bottom of the 6th inning sealed the victory. Congratulations to the team.

    Players: Vincent Angelucci, Gavin Antenucci, Andrew Brown, Matthew Browne, Danny Buckton, Michael Falcone, Seamus Lannon, Bobby Manear, Gavin McClafferty, Colin Priestley, Lucas Rothstein, Carmen Terinoni
    Manager: Chuck Priestley, Coaches: Zach Yelson, Brian MacKay, and Mike Browne

    Hilltop's 7-&-Under Team Wins Maple Shade Tournament
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:25:00 EDT
    The 10-&-Under team was leading 2-1 going into the top of the fifth inning and gave themselves some breathing room with 3 runs in the frame. Great pitching performance by Jac Campbell. Good luck in States at Langhorne.

    Hilltop's 10-&-Under Team Wins District Title
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:15:00 EDT
    The 8-&-Under team rallied from a 3-2 defecit in the top of the 6th inning, scoring 4 runs and winning by a final score of 6-4. Four pitchers combined for the win: Kevin Reavey, Sean Brennan, Connor McCarthy and Fin Logan. Good luck in States at Pennsbury.

    Players: Sean Brennan, Christian Ciarlante, Nick DeMaio, Nicky Elvanian, Thomas Flynn, Matt Hippert, Jack Knapp, Fin Logan, Connor McCarthy, Gabe Moore, Adam Porreca, Kevin Reavey, Andrew Steigleman

    Manager: Nick Elvanian, Coaches: Jason Steigleman, Mike Logan, Tom Flynn

    Hilltop's 8-&-Under Team Wins District Title
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:10:00 EDT
    The 7-&-Under B Team went 5-0 to win the Drexel Hill Tournament. Congratulations to the team.

    Players: Joe Backe, Logan Burns, Gab Danisi, Finn Dougherty, Tommy Esher, Matt Hoban, Sean Reavey, Sean Rowan, Jack Stadnicki, Freddy Steigerwalt, Carson Uff, Shawn Yoder
    Manager: Adam Yoder, Coaches: John Dougherty, Rob Stadnicki and Brian Burns

    Hilltop's 7-&-Under B Team Wins The Drexel Hill Tournament
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 16:55:00 EDT
    Congratulations to Hilltop's 12-&-Under Softball team who took the first District 1 title of the tournament season. The girls clinched the title with a great 2-1 victory over Llanerch Hills. Good luck at States!

    Players: Keira Bauer, Marissa Cunningham, Natalie DeFruscio, April DeFulvio, Hallie Funch, Julia Funchion, Hanna Hermansen, Alexa Hofmann, Katie Lenz, Jules McGeehan, Kaitlyn Naehr, Laura Seavey
    Manager: Joe Donato, Coaches: Greg Cunningham, Brad Hermansen, Mike Seavy

    Hilltop's 12-&-Under Softball Team Takes District 1 Title
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 16:45:00 EDT
    Congratulations to the 8-&-Under team who won the Llanerch Hills Tournament.

    Players: Sean Brennan, Christian Ciarlante, Nick DeMaio, Nicky Elvanian, Thomas Flynn, Matt Hippert, Jack Knapp, Fin Logan, Connor McCarthy, Gabe Moore, Adam Porreca, Kevin Reavey, Andrew Steigleman

    Manager: Nick Elvanian, Coaches: Jason Steigleman, Mike Logan, Tom Flynn

    Hilltop's 8-&-Under Team Takes The Llanerch Hills Tournament (1) Hilltop's 8-&-Under Team Takes The Llanerch Hills Tournament (2)
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 16:35:00 EDT
    The 7-&-Under team captured the Philly Bash II Tournament by going 5-0. Congratulations to the team.

    Players: Vincent Angelucci, Gavin Antenucci, Andrew Brown, Matthew Browne, Danny Buckton, Michael Falcone, Seamus Lannon, Bobby Manear, Gavin McClafferty, Colin Priestley, Lucas Rothstein, Carmen Terinoni
    Manager: Chuck Priestley, Coaches: Zach Yelson, Brian MacKay, and Mike Browne

    Hilltop's 7-&-Under Team Captures The Philly Bash II Tournament
  • Sun, 12 Jul 2015 16:30:00 EDT
    The 9-&-Under team took their second title of the tournament season with a 4-1 victory in the tournament. Congratulations to the team.

    Hilltop's 9-&-Under Team Captures The Egg Harbor Township Tournament
  • Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:30:00 EDT
    Congratulations to the 8-&-Under Tournament Team for going 5-0 over the weekend to win the Pine Hill Summer Sizzler Tournament.

    Players: Sean Brennan, Christian Ciarlante, Nick DeMaio, Nicky Elvanian, Thomas Flynn, Matt Hippert, Jack Knapp, Fin Logan, Connor McCarthy, Gabe Moore, Adam Porreca, Kevin Reavey, Andrew Steigleman

    Manager: Nick Elvanian, Coaches: Jason Steigleman, Mike Logan, Tom Flynn

    Hilltop's 8-&-Under Team Wins The Pine Hill Summer Sizzler Tournament
  • Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:45:00 EDT
    Major Baseball:
    Falcons (Champions)
    Blue Jays (Runners-up)

    Minor Baseball:
    Bisons (Champions)
    Wildcats (Runners-up)

    Prep Baseball:
    St. Joe's (Champions)
    Villanova (Runners-up)

    Cadet Baseball:
    Colts (Champions)
    Mustangs (Runners-up)
    Major Softball:
    Raptors (Champions)
    Seahawks (Runners-up)

    Minor Softball:
    Dolphins (Champions)
    Barracudas (Runners-up)

    Cadette Softball:
    Dragonflys (Champions)
    Fireflys (Runners-up)
  • Mon, 8 Jun 2015 17:15:00 EDT
    Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Parents and players,

    This is for baseball players not playing tournament for the 2015 summer who are 7, 8 and 9 years old and will be at the 60-foot bases for the 2016 season:
    • A Cadet baseball player who is 7 now and moving to Prep next year,
    • A Prep player who is 8 now moving to Minors next year, or
    • A 9-year-old player who just completed their first year in the Minor division and has one more year left in that division

    This summer session is designed to provide additional instruction after the season concludes. Sessions will be held as follows:
    • Saturday, June 20 from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
    • Thursday, June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
    • Saturday, June 27 from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
    • Saturday, July 11 from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.
    • Thursday, July 16 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
    • Saturday, July 18 from 9:00 - 11:00 A.M.

    These sessions will be led by Hilltop Prep Division manager Mike Lisowski. (His team was Widener.) We are using Sign Up Genius to gauge interest in this new program. Please click the link below and let us know if you are interested. Responses are due by June 15.

    www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4DAAAA2FAAFB6-hilltop1
  • Fri, 29 May 2015 20:45:00 EDT
    Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Hilltop's 11-&-Under B Team won the Montgomery Township Memorial Day Tournament. Congratulations to the team:
    Sean Boyer, Collin Cunningham, Jack Ebert, Casey Gilroy, Sean Graham, Matthew Kearney, David Kearney, Conor Kent, Pat McGinnis, Andrew Murray, Eric Riesenwitz, Cooper Smith
    Manager: Mike Kearney
    Coaches: Nick DiTrolio, Craig Murray, Steve Venuti

    11-U B Team Wins Montgomery Township Memorial Day Tournament
  • Wed, 20 May 2015 16:45:00 EDT
    Sat, 23 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    For a limited time, Hilltop Baseball and Softball will have Spiritwear available through C&M Sporting Goods' online store. This sale has been developed exclusively for Hilltop Baseball and Softball players, parents, coaches, and fans to greatly simplify the team gear ordering process for you. Goods will be available 2-3 weeks after the deadline. These items are available online until May 22, 2015.

    Visit https://cmsportinggoods.tuosystems.com/stores/hbr515 to place your order today.
  • Sun, 17 May 2015 18:45:00 EDT
    Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    The Bonner & Prendie Friars will be conducting a Summer baseball camp from June 22nd through June 25th. See the flyer for more information and the registration form.
  • Tue, 5 May 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    Mon, 1 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    The first tryout will be held on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School. Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice at least twice a week, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament softball informational letter and bring a signed commitment form to the first tryout on May 13th. Also, please use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts. Sign Up Genius allows us to prepare for the number of children to make sure we have enough hands on deck for support. Please understand that this is a player selection process and not everyone makes the team, so please work with your daughters in advance of tryouts.
    Tournament softball informational letter
    Tournament softball commitment form
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAAAA2FAAFB6-hilltop

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Mark or Anthony:
    Anthony Tassoni
    Anthony.Tassoni@bentley.com
    Mark Ciochetto
    Mark.Ciochetto@kao.com
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EDT
    Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    The Allstate Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to Hilltop's Challenger division to honor the community service of Agent Thomas McKeon. Thank you, Tom, for all you do for our Challenger Program.
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:30:00 EDT
    Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    There will be two tryouts and we will divide into two groups:
    • Group 1:
      • Friday, May 1st from 5:00 - 6:15 P.M. at Grasslyn Field
      • Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 - 10:30 A.M. at Lynnewood Elementart School (all dirt field)
    • Group 2:
      • Friday, May 1st from 6:30 - 7:45 P.M. at Grasslyn Field
      • Monday, May 4th from 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School (all dirt field)

    Your groups will be provided the week of April 27th.

    Children are to wear their Hilltop in-house uniform to tryouts. Last year's tournament uniform is not allowed. Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice, working around the in house schedule. Please use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts and bring your signed commitment form to the first tryout.
    Tournament tryout letter
    Tournament commitment form
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Nick Elvanian.
    nickelvanian@comcast.net
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:30:00 EDT
    Fri, 8 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    We will be conducting tryouts for the Hilltop 10-&-Under tournament team as follows:
    • Tuesday, May 5th from 5:45 to 7:45 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School
    • Thursday, May 7th from 5:45 to 7:45 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School

    Players will be evaluated based on the following criteria: catching, throwing, fielding, fly balls, batting, base running and game skills. The other major factor will be attitude/teamwork. Please use the Sign Up Genius and bring your signed copy of the tournament commitment letter to the first tryout.
    Tournament commitment letter
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Brian Gallagher.
    brigal35@verizon.net
  • Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:30:00 EDT
    Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    The first tryout will be held on Monday, May 11th from 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School. Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice at least twice a week, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament softball informational letter and bring a signed commitment form to the first tryout on May 11th. Also, please use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts.
    Tournament softball informational letter
    Tournament softball commitment form
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAAAA2FAAFB6-hilltop

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Pete Manaras.
    pete.manaras@verizon.net
  • Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:00:00 EDT
    Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    The first tryout will be held on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 - 10:30 A.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School. Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice at least twice a week, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament softball informational letter and bring a signed commitment form to the first tryout on May 9th. Also, please use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts.
    Tournament softball informational letter
    Tournament softball commitment form
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4DAAAA2FAAFB6-hilltop

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Joe Donato.
    joe.donato@siemens.com
    267-278-5422
  • Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:30:00 EDT
    Sun, 17 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Tickets for Hilltop's annual Beef and Beer fundraiser are on sale now. See your team manager or stop by the snack bar.

    Saturday, May 16
    7:00 - 11:00 P.M.
    Bon Air Fire Hall
    541 Royal Avenue, Havertown

    See the Beef and Beer flyer for more information.
  • Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    Sun, 10 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Please join fellow teammates, friends, and family of The Haverford Township Hilltop Baseball, Softball and Challenger League at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, May 9, when the Phillies host the New York Mets at 7:05 P.M. The Phillies will be hosting a Youth Baseball Celebration and Hilltop players will be able to parade on the field before the game in uniform.

    Please place your orders now by visiting Hilltop's splash page at http://www.phillies.com/hilltop. Tickets are subject to availability!
  • Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:45:00 EDT
    Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    There will be two tryouts:
    • Thursday, May 7th from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. for hitting at All-Star Baseball Academy in Broomall.
      The hitting tryout will be divided by a set schedule. That schedule will be sent out the week of May 2nd. Players will only be there for their time slot.
    • Tuesday, May 12th from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at the Cardinal O'Hara High School softball field.
      Follow the dirt road to the very back behind the white cross.
    Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice, working around the in-house schedule. Please use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts. Children are to wear their Hilltop in-house uniform. Last year's tournament uniform is not allowed. Please bring a signed commitment letter to the first tryout. Rembember, this is a summer-long commitment. Last year's 7-&-Under team played until the third week of July.
    Tournament tryout letter
    Tournament commitment form
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Chuck Priestley.
    chuckpriestley@yahoo.com
  • Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:45:00 EDT
    Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    There will be two tryouts:
    • Tuesday, May 12th at 6:00 P.M. at Grasslyn Field
    • Thursday, May 14th at 6:00 P.M. at Grasslyn Field

    You must make both tryouts. Once the team is selected, we will begin to practice at least twice a week, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament tryout letter and use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts.
    Tournament tryout letter
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Heath Mathias.
  • Mon, 16 Apr 2015 17:30:00 EDT
    Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    There will be two tryouts:
    • Saturday, April 25th 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School
    • Sunday, April 26th 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School

    You must make both tryouts. Once the team is selected, we will begin practice, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament tryout letter and use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts.
    Tournament tryout letter
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Mike McCollum.
    mbmccollum@verizon.net
  • Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:00:00 EDT
    Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    There will be two tryouts:
    • Saturday, April 18th 8:00 - 10:00 A.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School
    • Sunday, April 19th 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. at Lynnewood Elementary School

    You must make both tryouts. Once the team is selected, there will be practice at least twice a week, working around the in-house schedule. Please see the tournament tryout letter and use the Sign Up Genius so we can be prepared at tryouts.
    Tournament tryout letter
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4daaaa2faafb6-tournament

    Any questions or comments should be directed to Bud Wright.
    WrightG@einstein.edu
  • Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20:55:00 EDT
    Mon, 8 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Players / Parents:
    Sign up genius is open for pre-registration to tryout for summer baseball tournament teams. This tool is to assist the League in preparing for the number of participants. No one is obligated to participate.
    www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0D4DAAAA2FAAFB6-tournament
  • Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:30:00 EST
    Mon, 8 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT
    Please see the important dates flyer for information on Opening Day, All-Star Day, Picture Day, and more.
  • Sat, 2 Feb 2012 08:00:00 EDT
    This is a reminder that all Board members, Managers, Travel team assistant coaches, and select volunteers are required to undergo a background check. Please familiarize yourself with Hilltop's background check policy.
Sat, 18 May 2013 18:00:00 EDT Kick off Hilltop's Reunion Weekend by celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the League at the Annual Beef and Beer Fundraiser. The Beef and Beer is on Saturday, May 18 from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from your team manager or online at http://hilltop50.eventbrite.com/. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Americal Legion Post 667
1112 Steel Road
Havertown, PA 19083

Countdown to the Beef and Beer:
Days Hours Minutes
Video courtesy of Mike DiTrolio

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