Local Ohio Glaciers 16U Baseball Team Chosen to Play in Perfect Game National Championship in Georgia
Ohio Glaciers 16U
The Ohio Glaciers 16U team will compete this weekend against other top teams in the country in the Perfect Game National Championship in Emerson, Georgia. The Glaciers were selected among many team applicants to participate in this tournament based upon their past baseball performance.
The Glaciers head into the Perfect Game tournament with a record of 15-4 and are riding a 4 game winning streak. The Glaciers just finished the Beast of the East tournament with a record of 6-1; their most impressive tournament performance this summer. The glaciers also finished in 2nd place in the Buckeye Classic and have participated in the Battle of the Border in Youngstown and the Black Swamp in Bowling Green, Ohio.
The Glaciers’ coaching staff consists of Jim Zerilla, former head coach for Louisville, Brett Pitzulo, former coach for Boardman High School, Pat O’Brien, former Youngstown State University Pitcher, and Ryan Rovnak, former Ohio Dominican University player. Zerilla also serves as the Glaciers’ college recruiting specialist, responsible for giving advice to players and families on earning baseball scholarships from colleges and universities.
The roster for the 16U Ohio Glaciers consists of players from across Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, including:
Joe DeLucia, Canfield HS
The Ohio Glaciers currently manage an indoor dome, indoor batting facility, and 10 outdoor fields.
The Glaciers fall ball season starts the 3rd week of August and ends the last week of September. The organization has teams from 8u thru 18u. Players interested in participating in the 2015 fall ball season can go to www.ohioglaciers.com for more information and to complete the registration form.
Perfect Game is devoted to furthering the development and careers of talented high school baseball players. To that end, Perfect Game produces the very highest level national individual player showcases and team tournaments throughout the United States. These events have proven invaluable to the college coaching community and major league baseball as they can scout a large population of talented ball players all in one location.
Glacier Sports, Inc. is a non-profit organization focused on helping each player optimize his baseball development. We are committed to providing each player with the highest level of coaching and training possible, while at the same time trying to minimize the financial expenses, mainly through corporate sponsorships and fundraising activities.
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Our 12U Team is looking for two players. If interested, contact Max Marcavish at 330-719-8843
Our 12 Team is looking for 1 player. If interested, please call Tom McCleery at 330-647-4774 to set up a workout.