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Randolph Rage Girls Travel Softball Looks Toward Spring Season


RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Rage girls travel softball program is open to players ranging in age from 7 to 14, and plays teams from Morris and neighboring counties.

The 14 & Under team was newly established this year and competed in the Jefferson League this past fall with 17 other teams. The girls came out strong starting the season at 6-0 and finished with a record of 8-4 with a 7th seed in the end of year league tournament. The team played at a high level, having defeated the runner up team Long Valley in the league tournament earlier in the year.  They also were 1 inning away from defeating the eventual league champions from Rockaway during the season.

"For a first year team, the girls really came together and we look forward to improving on their initial campaign as they head into extensive winter training and the upcoming 2016 Spring season," Coach Rich Walton said. "We are proud of the team and the efforts they displayed this past season."

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There are two teams at the 12 & Under level. The 12U "Blue" team, under Coach Holli Gabler, finished with a record of 10-4-1 and made it to the championship game for the league tournament, coming in 2nd place.

"The girls worked hard and developed their skill both as players and team members," Coach Gabler said. "We are looking forward to their continued development."

The 12U "White" team’s season was a success on many levels. They finished up with a hard fought 4-6-2 record, playing some of the tougher teams in the division, and lost in the first round of the playoffs to the eventual runner-up. The players on the 12U White team are all first year 12U players.

"When moving up from 10U to 12U, the softball size is larger, the pitching distance increases, and there are many rule changes," Coach Bryan Wagner said. "The girls adapted well and continued to improve. We are looking forward to another successful season in the spring."

There also are two teams at the 10 & Under level. The 10U "Blue" team was a collection of some new and some previous Rage players who came together as a group as the season progressed, with the girls learning new positions and forging new friendships.

"The development of the girls as both players and teammates throughout the course of the season was outstanding; they were completely committed to the process," Coach Matt Bibbo said. "We hovered near the top of the league standings for most of the fall and battled many teams to the last pitch, win or lose. The girls have become a true team in every sense of the word.  As the head coach and someone new to most of the players, I set two goals this fall, to get better and to have fun.  We did both."
The 10U "White" team, coached by Craig Garretson, was comprised of girls either in their first year at this age level or new to the travel softball program. The young team proved to be very competitive, bolstered by a deep pitching staff. The team's hitting and fielding improved significantly as the season went on. In the championship tournament, the girls battled tenaciously, but were eliminated by the eventual runner-up.

"With our first season under our belts, we're looking forward to surprising some teams in Spring," Coach Garretson said.

Mike McClain is coach of the 8 & Under team. Even by 8U standards, this is a young team, with lots of girls getting their first taste of travel softball. The young team improved tremendously over their first season and made the playoffs.

"The dedication and enthusiasm of our team was recognized by competing coaches that we faced in the playoffs," Coach McClain said. "The amount of softball knowledge and skills developed during the season was immeasurable and the players are eager to start training for the next season. We plan to continue training and skill development this winter to be a competitive team and make Randolph Rage 8U a team to watch out for."

Randolph Rage Softball is holding open try-outs for girls who want to play in the Spring. For more information, email us at

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