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KRUNCH GOLD SOFTBALL

Krunch Gold 2-2 in Bracket Play at PGF Premier Nationals. Final record Stands at 43-19-5

Fagan Joins The Wildcats

Hayley Fagan finished her softball season at PGF Nationals in California by making a verbal commitment to play softball for Coach Mike Shehorn and the University of Wilmington Wildcats! Congrats to Hayley!

Krunch Gold 2014 National Letter of Intent Early Signings

Krunch Gold players will be very busy during the brief eight day National Letter of Intent early signing period.
Wednesday November 13th - Kristen Pray signs her National Letter of Intent to Robert Morris University in a ceremony at Juniata High School.
Wednesday November 13th - Taylor Rohrbaugh signs her National Letter of Intent to LaSalle University at a private signing with her family in York, Pa.
Wednesday November 13th - Taylor Brintzenhoff signs her National Letter of Intent to Louisiana Tech University at a private signing with her family in Fleetwood, Pa.
Wednesday November 13th - Rachael Mumma signs her National Letter of Intent to Manhattan College at a private signing with her family.
Thursday November 14th - Madison Kotchey signs her National Letter of Intent to Liberty University in a ceremony at Lower Dauphin High School.

Congratulations to all our signees! These are moments that these players have worked for most of their lives. Family, friends, and everyone at Krunch Gold and the Central Pa Krunch are proud of you!

Marion Becomes A Red Flash!!

It is only fitting that one of the regions fastest players will join the 'Red Flash' of Saint Francis University in the fall of 2015. Last week Halle Marion made a verbal commitment with Coach Jennifer Patrick-Swift. Congratuations Halle!!

Krunch Gold Runner Up In Rising Stars Florida Bracket

Krunch Gold has returned home from a successful trip to Florida where they finished with a 4-2 record and a runner up finish in a very competitive bracket.
Showcase Play:
Krunch Gold 7 Maryland Chill 3
Gators Gold 9 Krunch Gold 0
Krunch Gold 5 Panthers Fastpitch 0
Championship Play
Krunch Gold 5 Gold Coast Hurricanes 4 - Quarterfinal
Krunch Gold 5 Long Island Sudden Impact 3 - Semifinal
Clearwater Lady Bombers Gold 7 Krunch Gold 0 - Championship

6th Annual Stony Mountain Showdown Results

Krunch Gold would like to thank all the teams that came out for a great weekend of softball over Mothers Day. Listed below are the final standings for the weekend.
10U
PA TRIPLE THREAT - CHAMPIONS
PA BALL HAWKS - RUNNER UP
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA KRUNCH - TIE 3RD
LYKENS VALLEY BLITZ - TIE 3RD
POLAR ICE ELITE - TIE 5TH
NEWVILLE AVALANCHE - TIE 5TH
12U
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA KRUNCH - CHAMPIONS
PANTHERS - RUNNER UP
PA AFTERSHOCK - 3RD
14U
NOOK BLACK - CHAMPIONS
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA KRUNCH RED - RUNNER UP
PA AFTERSHOCK - TIE 3RD
BIG VALLEY VIPERS - TIE 3RD
SLAM SOFTBALL - TIE 5TH
MID PENN LIGHTNING - TIE 5TH
LADY STORMERS - TIE 5TH
CENTRAL PA XPLOSION - TIE 5TH
KEYSTONE SOFTBALL ACADEMY - TIE 9TH
PA ULTIMATES/LADY RAYS - TIE 9TH

Krunch Gold Qualifies For PGF Premier Nationals!

Riding timely hitting and strong pitching Krunch Gold qualified for PGF Premier Nationals at the Virginia Beach PGF Qualifier on June 7th and 8th. Krunch Gold is the first central Pennsylvania team to ever qualify for the 'Premier' division of play at Huntington Beach, California. Listed below are the games scores for the weekend.

Krunch Gold 4 Va Richmond Ruckus 2
Krunch Gold 10 Va Glory Elite 1
Va Hampton Roads Vipers 8 Krunch Gold 7
Krunch Gold 4 Pa Newtown Rock Gold Garvey 2
Krunch Gold 5 Va Vienna Stars Gold 4
Krunch Gold 5 Va Hampton Roads Vipers 3

Krunch Gold Players Earn PA All-State Honors!

Congratulations to the following Krunch Gold players who have earned Pa High School All-State Honors.
Taylor Brintzenhoff - AA First Team and AA Player of the Year
Halle Marion - AAA First Team
Madison Christiansen - AAAA Second Team
Madison Kotchey - AAAA Second team
Rachael Mumma - AAAA Second Team
Hayley Norton - AAAA Second Team
Allison Hartman - AAA Honorable Mention

Krunch Gold Announces 2014-2015 Tryouts

Krunch Gold will hold tryouts for the 2014-2015 season upon their return from PGF Premier Nationals in Huntingdon Beach, California.
August 6th from 6 PM-8:30 PM
August 9th from 5 PM-8:30 PM
August 16th from 5 PM-8:30 PM

Krunch Gold has achieved locally unmatched success in player development and recruitment. In the last three years 18 Krunch Gold players have went on to play college softball. This includes 11 Division 1 scholar athletes and this year all five members of the class of 2014 will become Division 1 scholar athletes. Our success has brought players from as far away as Virginia to play for Krunch Gold. However, our primary goal is and always will be to promote the central Pennsylvania's best players on the national stage. If you want to prepare for college softball, Krunch Gold is the place to be.

For information on Krunch Gold tryouts contact Steve Mumma at 717-542-6578 or mumm.st@comcast.net

TRYOUT LOCATION: behind Paxtonia Elementary School - 100 N. Nyes Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112

Hayley Bollinger Commits To West Chester University!

Hayley Bollinger's commitment to West Chester University completes the class of 2013 for Krunch Gold. Coach Diane Lokey will no doubt benefit from the energy that Hayley brings to every practice and game. Congratulations to Hayley and the Golden Rams!

Krunch Gold Undefeated at Xtreme Dimensions

Krunch Gold ran their fall record to 11-1-1 with a 6-0 finish at the Xtreme Dimensions Wicked College Showcase in Ewing, New Jersey.

Kristen Pray Verbal Commitment

Kristen Pray (2014) becomes the latest Krunch Gold player to verbally commit. Kristen will join Dr Craig Coleman and the Robert Morris Colonials in the fall of 2014. Student athlete is more than just a catch phrase at RMU. Kristen will be a student athlete at the NFCA's 2011/2012 number one ranked all academic team in the nation!

Liberty For Madison Kotchey!

Madison Kotchey 2014 has joined the ever growing list of Krunch verbals. Madison will be traveling to Virginia in the fall of 2014 to become a student athlete playing for Coach Paul Wetmore and the Liberty Flames. Madison has made the most of her short time with the Krunch, working tirelessly to achieve her goals on the field and in the classroom. Congrats Madison!

Garlock, Santai, and Thompson Sign National Letters of Intent

It was a big week for Krunch Gold players with Madison Kotchey making a verbal agreement with Liberty University on Sunday the 11th. Wednesday the 14th was the first day of the early signing period and Ethel Santai signed her NLI with Saint Francis University along with celebrating her birthday. On Thursday the 15th Casey Thompson signed her NLI with Shippensburg University. McKenna Garlock finished up the busy week signing her NLI with Lock Haven University on Friday the 16th.

Krunch Gold Finishes Fall 19-3-1

Legendary Showcase Virginia Beach, Virginia

Krunch Gold 6 Virginia Glory Gold 3
Krunch Gold 11 New Jersey Intensity Petrocelli 1
Krunch Gold 12 RBA West Team Louisville 0
Virginia Vienna Stars Elite 5 Krunch Gold 4

Xtreme Dimensions Showcase Newtown, Pa.

Krunch Gold 9 PA Vipers Gold 0
Krunch Gold 8 Delaware Cobras 2
Krunch Gold 4 PA Delco Rage Gold 4

The Wicked Showcase Ewing, NJ.

Krunch Gold 2 Connecticut The Wicked 1
Krunch Gold 12 NY Monroe Crusaders 0
Krunch Gold 10 NJ Top Gun Gold 1
Krunch Gold 3 Massachusetts Raiders Gold 0
Krunch Gold 10 NY Frozen Ropes Gold 3
Krunch Gold 13 NY Diamond Dolls 0

Sellersville Belles Fall Classic Sellersville, Pa.

Krunch Gold 6 Pa Shooting Stars College Showcase Team Byler 1
Krunch Gold 4 NY Staten Island Saints 1
Krunch Gold 7 PA Valley Regional Warriors 5

Sun Classic Orlando, Florida

Krunch Gold 10 Florida Ultimate Gold 1
Illinois Wasco Diamonds 8 Krunch Gold 1
Krunch Gold 8 Oregon Thunder Gold 4
Krunch Gold 9 Florida Blazers 0
Illinois Homer Hawks 9 Krunch Gold 8
Krunch Gold 4 North Carolina Stingerz Elite 3
Krunch Gold 10 Florida Gainsville Gold 4

Krunch Gold Returns Home From Florida Runs Record To 22-4-3

Krunch Gold goes 3-1-2 at TCS Rising Stars Winter Nationals.

Showcase Play:
Krunch Gold 3 Illinois Homer Hawks 3
Krunch Gold 4 Florida West Pines Diamond Dusters 3
Krunch Gold 1 Florida Clearwater Lady Bombers 1
Championship Play:
Krunch Gold 6 Florida Mizuno Krusherz 5 - Quarterfinal
Krunch Gold 8 Maryland Severna Park Hornets Gold 5 - Semifinal
Florida Gators Gold 4 Krunch Gold 0 - Championship Game

Brintzenhoff Heading To The Bayou!

Taylor Brintzenhoff has made a verbal commitment to play for the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters! In the fall of 2014 Taylor will head to Ruston, Louisiana to play for Coach Mark Montgomery. Congratulations Taylor!

Rohrbaugh Will Be An Explorer!

Taylor Rohrbaugh has made a verbal commitment to play for Coach Ron Shoemaker at LaSalle University. In the fall of 2014 the Explorers will pick up a seasoned pitcher who has successfully competed in tournaments all over the country. Way to go TR!!!

Krunch Gold 4-3 at PGF Nationals In California! Final record 60-16-3.

Krunch Gold Goes 6-1 at Team New Jersey!

Krunch Gold returned home from a successful trip to the Team New Jersey Showcase with a 6-1 record. The only blemish was a loss to California Team Mizuno. Krunch Gold will return to action at the TNT showcase over the July 4th holiday. The team would also like to thank all the colleges who have come to watch us play the last couple weeks.

Hayley Norton Verbal Commitment!

Hayley Norton becomes the first Class of 2015 Krunch Gold player to make a verbal commitment. Hayley will take her big bat to the University of Pittsburgh to play for Coach Holly Aprile and the Panthers. Very well done Hayley!!

Rachael Mumma Verbal Commitment

Rachael Mumma becomes the first 2014 Krunch Gold player to make a verbal commitment. Rachael will travel to New York City to play for Coach Tom Pardalis and the Manhattan Jaspers. Congratulations Rachael!!

Casey Thompson Verbal Commitment

Casey Thompson becomes the eighth player on the 2011-2012 Krunch Gold team to verbal or sign a national letter of intent to play NCAA softball. Casey has made a verbal commitment to play for Coach Brookens at Shippensburg University. Congratulations to the newest Raider!!

McKenna Garlock Verbal Commitment

McKenna Garlock has made a verbal commitment to play college softball at Lock Haven University. McKenna is a shining example of what hard work and dedication can do to make a player better. Congratulations McKenna!

Ethel Santai Verbal Commitment

2013 Krunch Gold pitcher Ethel Santai has made a verbal commitment to attend Saint Francis University. Ethel's hard work and dedication to academics and softball will serve her well when she joins the Red Flash!

Krunch Gold Players Sign on National Letter of Intent Day

Krunch Gold players Caryn Bailey and Taylor Henry signed national letters of intent on November 9th. The signings were preceeded by years of hard work and dedication on their part. Caryn will play for Coach Edwards at Hofstra University and Taylor will play for Coach Aprile at the University of Pittsburgh.

Class of 2012 Krunch Pitcher Cassie Lapotsky Commits to University of the Sciences

University of the Sciences Devils will soon be welcoming former KRUNCH pitcher Cassie Lapotsky (2012) as one of their newest student athletes. The Devils will have good fit with Cassie who is a fierce competitor that will perform both on the field and in the classroom.