General Information

The First Friends Church (FFC) Men’s Softball League is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for men age 15 and up based on FFC’s values. The League begins in April and ends in early August.  It is open to men in the Stark county area and is split into two divisions by experience.  This is a Bring Your Own Team League. If you are interested in playing, but are not currently on a team, please contact the sports office at sports@firstfriends.org or 330-966-6868 for more information.


Teams will play a weekly doubleheader (Tues. – Upper league; Wed – Lower league) starting at 6:15pm. There will be a short devotional time where we share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ every week. Home Team is responsible for devotions.

Location: First Friends Church, 5455 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44714

 

 

Requirements for Participants:

  • League is for men ages 15 and older.
  • Commitment to playing 80% of all games.
  • This is a “bring your own team” league.
  • Completed registration form and payment submitted prior to 1st game
  • Two Divisions based on skill level
  • To register as a team, register online individually and indicate the coach’s name.

 

Dates:  April 26 – July 27, 2022

 

Fee:  $60.00  Registration Fee for individual on team, includes jersey. Teams consist of a minimum of a 12 man roster, maximum 15 players.  $15 fee for each extra jersey.

Refund Policy:  $5.00 fee retained if refund requested.  No refund will be given to any player who withdraws on or after the first week of games. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Registration Information:  Registration will be available soon.  Must be on a team to register.  Please email Ryan Barnett rybarnett@firstfriends.org if you are a coach of a team.  Register online with debit/credit card payment  or at the church Welcome Desk with check/cash.  Office hours – Mon – Fri 9am-3pm.   Registrations will be accepted until 4/29/22, or league fills up, whichever occurs first.

 

If on a team, register online as an individual with debit/credit card and indicate on the form who your team coach is.   If you are interested in playing, but are not currently on a team, please do not register online, please contact the sports office at sports@firstfriends.org or 330-966-6868 for more information.  

 

Click on “Register Now” button above to register online with debit/credit card (when available)

 

CLICK HERE TO PRINT TEAM REGISTRATION FORM

 

There are no skill assessments.

 

Practice Week:  April 26 and 27, 2022 at 6:15pm and 7:15pm

 

Make up games TBA, check with coach.

 

 

Gender Policy Statement: (Oct 12, 2017)  Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant. For all of our leagues, classes, unless they are designated as Coed, it is our policy that players participate within the gender designation that complies with the previous statement. We want to thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

Questions?  Call 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

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Team Rosters

Ananias

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  TANNER ANDERSON

Players

  TOMMY COOK
  JUSTIN DENNEWITZ
  ALEX DENT
  CHRIS DINE
  ANTHONY FERRELL
  ANDREW FLETCHER
  BOB HASSEMAN
  SEAN KETTERING
  KYLE KIKO
  LOGAN VALENTINE
  AARON VALENTINE

Benjamin

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  ALEX BRAHAM

Players

  NICK BROTHERS
  BRIAN BURCH
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  JAMES DUFFIE
  JOSHUA GOFF
  NATE GOFF
  ALEX MANLEY
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  DAVID RININGER
  ZACH WOJCIK

Barnabus

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  BRIAN BURCH

Players

  ALEX BRAHAM
  NICK BROTHERS
  STEVE BURCHETT
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  TOBIAH DUFFIE
  JAMES DUFFIE
  NICK FOSTER
  ADAM KUEHNERT
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  WAYNE OBRIEN
  DAVID RININGER

Reuban

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  WILLIAM GARDINER

Players

  JASEN ABEREGG
  WILLIAM BRADLEY
  JORDAN ENGLISH
  CHAD FLEMING
  NICK FORCHIONE
  JUSTIN FRYE
  THOMAS MARTINEZ
  PATRICK PYETT
  ERIK SANDERBECK ABEREGG
  ANIBAL VEGA

Peter

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  CHRISTIAN HARWOOD

Players

  ANDREW ADAMS
  ANTHONY BOSTROM
  BENJAMIN CRAWFORD
  BEN EXPOSITO
  HOWARD FRAZIER
  KEVIN GRAY
  ANDREW HUSSAR
  ALEXANDER MALLETTE
  NICOLAS MILOSAN
  DANIEL RAY
  NICHOLAS RAY
  GARRETT REPP
  BENJAMIN WHEELER
  STEVEN WHEELER

Timothy

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  NATHAN WEISEL

Players

  JORDAN ALLEN
  R.J. AMATANGELO
  BRADEN AMATANGELO
  GARY BUSH
  JOSEPH DENDINGER
  STEVE DONNELLY
  DAN ECKARD
  CHRISTOPHER POLLARD
  MARK RAPPAPORT
  EUGENE SPECKMAN

Paul

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  JONATHAN YODER

Players

  ADAM JARRETT
  SETH MANLEY
  TRAN PETERMAN
  DILLON RABER
  ANTHONY SASSER
  JOSH SAYRE
  DARREL YODER
  MARK YODER
  BRIAN YODER
  LOGAN YODER
  AUSTIN YODER
  ELIJAH YODER

Stephen

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  DAVID STEINBACH

Players

  DASEAN BURNETT
  MARK FENTRESS
  JOSEPH HOFFMAN
  JIMMY MCLOUD
  ROBERT NEWMAN
  KEVIN THOMAS
  JD TIMBROOK
  JOSHUA WHITE
  MYRON YANTZER
  NATHAN YANTZER

Asher

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  ZACKERY MCCOY

Players

  JACOB BISHOP
  JARED CAMPBELL
  JEREMIAH CERNY
  KADEN DAVIS
  JIM DOERSCHUK
  TYLER EAKIN
  JAMES HEATON
  TYLER HUNT
  SCOTT MEISTER
  ADAM MODENA
  TYLER NELSON

Judah

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  BILL HEADE

Players

  BRYAN ADAMS
  JORDAN ALLEN
  RON AMATANGELO
  DWAINE BEADNELL
  RANDY BOOTHE
  KYLE BRANNAN
  CURTIS CARRILLO
  NICK GREGORY
  MIKE HEADE
  CALEB MCCOY
  BEN MCGUGIN
  KEITH MYERS
  NICK MYERS
  JARED SCHWENINGER
  RHETT SHORT
  MARION WEST

Manasseh

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  MASON MADENFORT

Players

  TYLER GAMBLE
  COREY KUMPF
  MITCHELL MADENFORT
  THOMAS MARTIN
  ANDREW MCNULTY
  ADAM MILLER
  JACOB MYERS
  GARRETT OBOURN
  NATHAN OBOURN
  DANIEL RAY
  MIKE WIDUCK

Simeon

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:15pm

Coaches

  NICK SUNDHEIMER

Players

  JUSTIN BERGENER
  DYLAN BOLYARD
  AARON FORDYCE
  DEREK (AUSTIN) MATHESON
  ANDREW PATESEL
  DANIEL PATESEL
  JOSHUA PATESEL
  JON PRATT
  KYLE PRITT
  JEREMY SMITH
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Printable Schedule/Rosters

When available:

Please click on link to download, view, and print Team Rosters (when available)

Please click on link to download, view, Old Testament Game Schedule

Please click on link to download, view, New Testament Game Schedule

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Coaches Resources

Contact Ryan Barnett: rybarnett@firstfriends.org

Coaches meeting March 8 at 7pm inside church gym in room M109

Click on the links below to download a printable copy of the listed document(s):

 

Men’s Softball Rulebook (Click Here)

 

ASA Approved Bats Document

 

ASA Illegal Bats with certification Sticker

 

Approved Equipment Website

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Devotionals

We are so glad you are a part of one of our leagues here at First Friends Sports.  We pray that you are having a great week so far. If not, please feel free to share with us any prayer request on needs.
If you have any prayer requests or would like to have a deeper discussion about this topic, please feel free to contact Tim (tzornes@firstfriends.org) or Ryan (rybarnett@firstfriends.org).

Old Testament

Standings

Benjamin
15 - 6 - 0
Manasseh
13 - 6 - 0
Judah
12 - 7 - 0
Simeon
11 - 10 - 0
Asher
7 - 12 - 0
Reuban
0 - 17 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Benjamin Simeon 5/10/22 19 15
Judah Reuban 5/10/22 16 10
Asher Manasseh 5/10/22 11 14
Reuban Judah 5/10/22 8 14
Simeon Benjamin 5/10/22 8 9
Manasseh Asher 5/10/22 13 12
Reuban Asher 5/17/22 5 8
Manasseh Benjamin 5/17/22 14 10
Simeon Judah 5/17/22 10 11
Judah Simeon 5/17/22 16 5
Benjamin Manasseh 5/17/22 12 13
Asher Reuban 5/17/22 6 5
Reuban Simeon 5/24/22 1 2
Manasseh Judah 5/24/22 20 21
Benjamin Asher 5/24/22 0 16
Simeon Reuban 5/24/22 18 6
Asher Benjamin 5/24/22 7 17
Judah Manasseh 5/24/22 12 9
Simeon Manasseh 5/31/22 14 12
Judah Asher 5/31/22 7 14
Benjamin Reuban 5/31/22 16 15
Manasseh Simeon 5/31/22 6 2
Asher Judah 5/31/22 7 10
Reuban Benjamin 5/31/22 3 14
6/7/22
Manasseh Asher 6/14/22 9 4
Reuban Judah 6/14/22 5 8
Simeon Benjamin 6/14/22 8 10
Asher Manasseh 6/14/22 11 12
Benjamin Simeon 6/14/22 18 19
Judah Reuban 6/14/22 17 5
Asher Simeon 6/21/22 19 10
Judah Benjamin 6/21/22 5 10
Manasseh Reuban 6/21/22 16 4
Reuban Manasseh 6/21/22 7 25
Simeon Asher 6/21/22 9 8
Benjamin Judah 6/21/22 17 2
Asher Benjamin 6/28/22 11 14
Simeon Reuban 6/28/22 22 2
Judah Manasseh 6/28/22 21 11
Manasseh Judah 6/28/22 14 9
Benjamin Asher 6/28/22 17 6
Reuban Simeon 6/28/22 0 12
Asher Simeon 7/5/22 19 12
Manasseh Reuban 7/5/22 24 2
Judah Benjamin 7/5/22 3 17
Benjamin Judah 7/5/22 3 5
Reuban Manasseh 7/5/22 2 17
Simeon Asher 7/5/22 18 6
Asher Simeon 7/12/22 2 3
Judah Reuban 7/12/22 19 9
Benjamin Judah 7/12/22 8 7
Simeon Manasseh 7/12/22 15 11
Manasseh Reuban 7/19/22 1 0
Judah Asher 7/19/22 20 22
Benjamin Simeon 7/19/22 0 1
Manasseh Asher 7/19/22 14 4
Manasseh Benjamin 7/26/22 10 12
Benjamin Simeon 7/26/22 2 1
Simeon Benjamin 8/2/22 6 16

Team Rosters

Benjamin

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  ALEX BRAHAM

Players

  NICK BROTHERS
  BRIAN BURCH
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  JAMES DUFFIE
  NATE GOFF
  JOSHUA GOFF
  ALEX MANLEY
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  DAVID RININGER
  ZACH WOJCIK

Reuban

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  WILLIAM GARDINER

Players

  JASEN ABEREGG
  WILLIAM BRADLEY
  JORDAN ENGLISH
  CHAD FLEMING
  NICK FORCHIONE
  JUSTIN FRYE
  THOMAS MARTINEZ
  PATRICK PYETT
  ERIK SANDERBECK ABEREGG
  ANIBAL VEGA

Asher

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  ZACKERY MCCOY

Players

  JACOB BISHOP
  JARED CAMPBELL
  JEREMIAH CERNY
  KADEN DAVIS
  JIM DOERSCHUK
  TYLER EAKIN
  JAMES HEATON
  TYLER HUNT
  SCOTT MEISTER
  ADAM MODENA
  TYLER NELSON

Judah

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  BILL HEADE

Players

  BRYAN ADAMS
  JORDAN ALLEN
  RON AMATANGELO
  DWAINE BEADNELL
  RANDY BOOTHE
  KYLE BRANNAN
  CURTIS CARRILLO
  NICK GREGORY
  MIKE HEADE
  CALEB MCCOY
  BEN MCGUGIN
  NICK MYERS
  KEITH MYERS
  JARED SCHWENINGER
  RHETT SHORT
  MARION WEST

Manasseh

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  MASON MADENFORT

Players

  TYLER GAMBLE
  COREY KUMPF
  MITCHELL MADENFORT
  THOMAS MARTIN
  ANDREW MCNULTY
  ADAM MILLER
  JACOB MYERS
  GARRETT OBOURN
  NATHAN OBOURN
  DANIEL RAY
  MIKE WIDUCK

Simeon

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  NICK SUNDHEIMER

Players

  JUSTIN BERGENER
  DYLAN BOLYARD
  AARON FORDYCE
  DEREK (AUSTIN) MATHESON
  ANDREW PATESEL
  JOSHUA PATESEL
  DANIEL PATESEL
  JON PRATT
  KYLE PRITT
  JEREMY SMITH

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2022

New Testament

Standings

Barnabus
17 - 5 - 0
Peter
16 - 4 - 0
Ananias
13 - 6 - 0
Paul
6 - 14 - 0
Timothy
3 - 15 - 0
Stephen
3 - 14 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Timothy Peter 5/4/22 16 27
Barnabus Stephen 5/4/22 12 5
Paul Ananias 5/4/22 2 10
Peter Timothy 5/4/22 25 4
Stephen Barnabus 5/4/22 3 13
Ananias Paul 5/4/22 4 7
Barnabus Peter 5/11/22 15 5
Ananias Timothy 5/11/22 19 2
Timothy Ananias 5/11/22 11 16
Stephen Paul 5/11/22 12 17
Paul Stephen 5/11/22 6 9
Peter Barnabus 5/11/22 12 13
Ananias Barnabus 5/18/22 12 10
Barnabus Ananias 5/18/22 15 22
Stephen Peter 5/18/22 4 15
Timothy Paul 5/18/22 15 16
Ananias Stephen 5/25/22 16 2
Paul Peter 5/25/22 9 15
Barnabus Timothy 5/25/22 18 11
Timothy Barnabus 5/25/22 5 6
Peter Paul 5/25/22 13 3
Stephen Ananias 5/25/22 5 12
Ananias Peter 6/8/22 1 11
Paul Barnabus 6/8/22 6 16
Timothy Stephen 6/8/22 16 11
Barnabus Paul 6/8/22 17 12
Peter Ananias 6/8/22 7 4
Stephen Timothy 6/8/22 25 24
Ananias Timothy 6/15/22 16 10
Paul Stephen 6/15/22 2 11
Peter Barnabus 6/15/22 20 9
Barnabus Peter 6/15/22 12 8
Stephen Paul 6/15/22 7 13
Timothy Ananias 6/15/22 18 11
Ananias Paul 6/22/22 16 11
Timothy Peter 6/22/22 15 16
Stephen Barnabus 6/22/22 1 11
Barnabus Stephen 6/22/22 15 8
Peter Timothy 6/22/22 19 8
Paul Ananias 6/22/22 11 19
Stephen Ananias 6/29/22 12 17
Timothy Barnabus 6/29/22 8 18
Peter Paul 6/29/22 11 3
Paul Peter 6/29/22 2 12
Barnabus Timothy 6/29/22 16 1
Ananias Stephen 6/29/22 16 8
Paul Timothy 7/6/22 12 18
Peter Stephen 7/6/22 18 8
Ananias Stephen 7/20/22 10 0
Timothy Paul 7/20/22 3 18
Peter Ananias 7/20/22 7 6
Paul Barnabus 7/20/22 6 4
Barnabus Stephen 7/27/22 22 13
Ananias Timothy 7/27/22 21 5
Ananias Barnabus 7/27/22 3 4
Peter Paul 7/27/22 15 6
Barnabus Paul 8/3/22 2 1
Barnabus Peter 8/3/22 2 1
Barnabus Peter 8/10/22 5 16

Team Rosters

Ananias

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  TANNER ANDERSON

Players

  TOMMY COOK
  JUSTIN DENNEWITZ
  ALEX DENT
  CHRIS DINE
  ANTHONY FERRELL
  ANDREW FLETCHER
  BOB HASSEMAN
  SEAN KETTERING
  KYLE KIKO
  LOGAN VALENTINE
  AARON VALENTINE

Barnabus

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  BRIAN BURCH

Players

  ALEX BRAHAM
  NICK BROTHERS
  STEVE BURCHETT
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  JAMES DUFFIE
  TOBIAH DUFFIE
  NICK FOSTER
  ADAM KUEHNERT
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  WAYNE OBRIEN
  DAVID RININGER

Peter

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  CHRISTIAN HARWOOD

Players

  ANDREW ADAMS
  ANTHONY BOSTROM
  BENJAMIN CRAWFORD
  BEN EXPOSITO
  HOWARD FRAZIER
  KEVIN GRAY
  ANDREW HUSSAR
  ALEXANDER MALLETTE
  NICOLAS MILOSAN
  DANIEL RAY
  NICHOLAS RAY
  GARRETT REPP
  STEVEN WHEELER
  BENJAMIN WHEELER

Timothy

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  NATHAN WEISEL

Players

  JORDAN ALLEN
  R.J. AMATANGELO
  BRADEN AMATANGELO
  GARY BUSH
  JOSEPH DENDINGER
  STEVE DONNELLY
  DAN ECKARD
  CHRISTOPHER POLLARD
  MARK RAPPAPORT
  EUGENE SPECKMAN

Paul

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  JONATHAN YODER

Players

  ADAM JARRETT
  SETH MANLEY
  TRAN PETERMAN
  DILLON RABER
  ANTHONY SASSER
  JOSH SAYRE
  AUSTIN YODER
  DARREL YODER
  BRIAN YODER
  LOGAN YODER
  MARK YODER
  ELIJAH YODER

Stephen

Location:
Practice Time: Wednesday, 06:15pm

Coaches

  DAVID STEINBACH

Players

  DASEAN BURNETT
  MARK FENTRESS
  JOSEPH HOFFMAN
  JIMMY MCLOUD
  ROBERT NEWMAN
  KEVIN THOMAS
  JD TIMBROOK
  JOSHUA WHITE
  MYRON YANTZER
  NATHAN YANTZER