The AC/North Bay Rebels 13u team recently completed two tryouts looking to fill a couple of openings for the 2019 spring and summer team. Thanks to all the families and boys that came out to the tryouts. We had 18 kids tryout....Lots of good talented boys. We selected three kids and have filled out roster for 2019.
A big thank you to CageWerx, the new indoor baseball/softball training facility located in Fairfield, for hosting both tryouts due to wet field conditions.
Team and player photos are in!!! Meet your 2018 12u/13u Rebels.
Thank you to Brian Vicari for photography and Arc4Studio for the creation of the photos.
Rebels 13u is gearing up to start their season on Feb 10th. Their first game will be Feb 17th, when they start playing in a spring league, put on by Athletic Edge of Napa
The Rebels 13u team ended their year with a bang, winning their last two tournaments.
On August 25-26, 2018, the 13u boys competed in the All World "Line Drives" Tournament in Petaluma, and went 5-0 for the weekend and won the championship, beating Hand Picked Baseball 9-5 in the championship game.
On September 8-9, 2018, the 13u team headed back up to Petaluma and played in the All World "Slug Fest" Tournament and went 4-0 and won the championship, beating Athletic Edge (Navy) 11-3 in the championship game.
The 13u team will now shut down for the fall and winter and take a rest and do other things. The team will pick back up in Spring 2019
The Rebels 12u team came off a 3 week break after their Cooperstown trip to play in their last tournament as a 12u team on July 29-29, 2018. They played in the All World "End of Season Finale" tournament at Mission College in Santa Clara.
On Saturday, they played two games in pool play. In the first game, they beat the Aldrete Baseball 17-0. In their second pool play game, they lost to the Oakland Wolves 6-0. The 1-1 record earned them a #3 seed going into bracket play on Sunday.
Sunday, the Rebels beat #6 seed The Show 9-2 in the quarterfinal game. They then moved on to play #2 seed All American Baseball in the semi final game and ended up winning 13-10.
The face the South Bay Royals in the championship game and just couldn't get their bat together and ended up losing 8-0 in the championship game.
Great 1st tournament back for the Rebels boys, following their 3 week summer break after Cooperstown.
Rebels 13u had a solid weekend of baseball playing in the All World “Memorial Day” tournament in Fremont over the Memorial Day weekend.
The boys played 4 pool play games on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, they played Bay Area Hustle 13u and ended up winning 9-6. They scored all 9 runs in the 4th inning. In game 2, they faced Aldrete Baseball 13u of Salinas and won 6-0. Sunday, they lost one and tied one, playing solid defense and pitching against two real tough teams. In game 1, they played Boys of Summer 13u and lost 5-3 in a hard fought battle. After giving up 4 runs in the 1st, Rebels kept it close and chipped away at the lead, but just fell short. In game 2, the boys tied Brentwood Blast Red 13u, 2-2, in an exciting game. It was a well played game on both sides and the Rebels went into the bottom of the last inning down 1 run. With 1 out, boys executed a bunt and run which resulted in the runner on 1b getting to 3b, and then scoring on a overthrow to 3b to tie the game. The 2-1-1 record in pool play, earned them the #3 seed going into the playoffs Monday.
On Monday, they faced #2 seed, South County Toros, in the semi final game on Monday morning. The boys lost a hard fought semi finals game to #2 seed South County Toros. It was a stellar defensive and pitching performance for both teams that went to the Toro’s, 1-0. Boys had a very solid defensive/pitching tournament, only giving up 14 runs in 5 games and going 2-2-1 for the weekend.
Boys will take the field again this Thursday (5/30) at 6pm at Borman Field in Yountville to face the Napa Riverdogs in the last game of the Athletic Edge Spring league and then again on Saturday (6/1) at 9:30 in the first playoff game for their spring league
Rebels 13u is gearing up to start their season on Feb 10th. Over the winter, the boys filled two open spots on the team and are ready to start playing ball!!
This year, the boys will spend most of their spring playing in a Spring League put on by Athletic Edge of Petaluma. The spring league hosts 11 teams from Sonoma and Napa counties. There are 3 Petaluma teams, 2 from Rohnert Park , 3 from Santa Rosa, 2 from Napa and your Rebels from AC. The league consists of 22 regular season games, starting February 17th and ending with a single elimination playoff on the weekend of June 1-3rd. Games will be primarily Sunday double headers. The Rebels will be hosting 4 double header games in American Canyon, on February 24th, March 10th, March 31st, and May 19th. Check out the team calendar
The Rebels will also play 2 tournaments in the Spring, May 4-5th and Memorial Day weekend. After the Spring League ends the 13 team will play in 2 tournaments/month through early September.
The Rebels 13u boys and their families came together a few weeks ago to celebrate their season with a year end party. Boys showed off their bowling skills, and a few of the parents tried to show theirs too!!! Good times reminiscing about the successful year and enjoying each other's company