Girls Farm Division
All County Business Solutions "Blue Angels"
Vs. Stutzmann Funeral Home "Racers"
There were a lot of "hot" bats today with Amanda Garcia 4H, 3R, 1RBI, Brianna Kerrane 4H, 1R, Nadia Bari 4H, 2R, 1RBI, and Sophia Leeds 4H-including 2 rocket line drives, 1R. Katie Fitzgerald had a strong day at the plate with 3H and 2RBI's. Emily Bidner and Joanna Vissichelli banged out 2 hits a piece and scored. Claire O'Regan used her speed to beat out the play and make it safely to first base for 3 hits. Tori Kaiser and Michela Guira each took good cuts and got one hit a piece. The
defense was "on fire" led by Sophia Leeds (P and 1st base) who made or was part of 6 put outs and very close on several others, diving and pouncing on everything that came her way. Nadia Bari (2nd base) and Joanna Vissichelli (2nd base) each made two great heads up unassisted outs. Amanda Garcia (P) also continued her good defensive play with a throw to catch a runner at first base.
Bagels N a Hole Lot More "Wildcats"
Vs. All County Business Solutions "Blue Angels"
Wildcats went wild with hits & fielding plays. Lauren Wasserman and Lauren Valencia led the way with 4 hits a piece. Paulina Valentine and Sarah Bush had 3 hits each and score 3 runs. Daniella Connor, Kaitlyn Stoyer and Isabella Fazzolari had 3 hits and 2 runs batted in each. Emily Budhram had three hits as well and made 3 put outs at home plate. Joanna Mauceri, Katie Belmonte and Una Reid also had 3 big hits and made 2 big put outs at second and third base. Kristina Horan had 2 hits and scored 2 runs. Alana Moran had 2 runs batted in and made some nice plays in the field.
Boys Lower Farms
Mikes NHP Convenience Store "Athletics"
Vs Dr. William Facibene MD "Nationals"
The Athletics had a very potent lineup down at the yard this week . The top 3 spots of the lineup were A Gullo, M Schultz and J Tamara all with 3 RBI's. The middle of the order had A Newman, C Carbone, M Femia and M Keller all with 2 RBI's. The bottom end of the stacked lineup had A. Calandrea, S Derocchis and N Labita also producing RBI's . Our gold glove awards for the week go to C. Carbone, M Femia and CJ Riccobono. The sandlot slugger award goes to CJ Riccobono for his 2 doubles and his 3 RBI's. Till next always Run them out.
Modell "Twins" Vs. Gigi Italian Restaurant "Padres"
The Twins played a great offensive game led by Jack Knupfer, Marc Baronci, Richie Kanders & Anthony Treadwell, with each player providing solid hits to all parts of the field. Solid fielding was provided by Robbie Booth, Chris Piccirillo, Andrew Cagner, Justin Kuzler & Mike Morrone. A great job of catching was provided by Steve Farishian. The Twins are off to a great start this year and look forward to their next game.
NHP Elks Club "Braves" Vs. Notre Dame Youth Organization "Cubs"
Peter Carreca continued his doubles barrage, while Spencer Kern was again perfect at the plate with three big flies. Philip Schurr added 3 RBIs, and both Demetris Panouis & Michael Castelli had 4 base hits. But defense was the real story on this day. Adrian Balkcom at shortstop and Philip Menist at first combined for a Sportscenter-caliber play in the third inning. Dave Budhram hustled to make unassisted putouts from both second base and shortstop. Jake Blancher made 3 great stops on the mound in the 5th inning, and Eric Madenberg contributed solid defense from the mound and at 1st base.
Dr. William Facibene MD PC "Nationals"
Vs. Mike's New Hyde Park Convenience Store "Athletics"
The top of the Nationals batting order reached base regularly and scored numerous runs, with Nicholas Barry (4), Kevin Langan (3) and Shayne Simoncini (3) leading the way. They were driven in by the timely hitting of John Tagios, Alan Birnbaum, Alex Banks and P.J. Vayias. Daniel Mattei, Chris Haughwout, Daniel Goldberg and Matthew Reda also had excellent games, with strong offensive and defensive performances.
New Hyde Park Elks Club "Braves"
Vs. All County Business Solutions "Padres"
The New Hyde Park Elks Braves were led by leadoff hitter Micheal Castelli who had 3 hits and 2 RBIs. Philip Menist had 3 hits and a RBI and played a gold glove first base. Spencer Kern, Adrian Balkcom, David Budhram and Philip Schurr had 2 hits each and a RBI and played a nice defensive game. Eric Madenberg had 3 hits and 2 rbis and was his steady self on defense. Demterious Panouis had 3 hits and 2 RBIs and made an outstanding play at 2nd. Peter Carreca continued his hot hitting with 3 hits and 3 RBIs. Defensive highlight goes to Adrian Balkcom who threw the ball home in the first inning to Peter Carreca who blocked the plate and tagged the runner at home. Jake Blancher had 3 hits and 3 RBIs and made a nice play on the pitchers mound to end a Padre rally.
Dr. William Facibene MD PC "Nationals"
Vs. the Notre Dame CYO "Cubs"
The solid hitting of Matthew Reda and Alex Banks led a balanced Nationals attack while Shayne Simoncini, Alan Birnbaum, Nicholas Barry, John Tagios and Daniel Goldberg each scored 2 runs. Daniel Mattei, P.J. Vayias, John Vlantis and Chris Haughwout hit the ball very well, too, as the Nationals put together one of their finest overall team performances of the young season. One of the game's highlights, however, came on defense, when the Nationals' Kevin Langan made 2 outstanding catches in the same inning.
Boys Upper Farms
Stutzmann Funeral Home "Angels"
Vs. Dominick's Italian & American Deli "Marlins"
Andrew Colgan started the scoring with a HR run and later smacked a double. John Napolitano belted 2 triples, while John Denara, James Castaldi and Jimmy Denara added singles of their own. But with the score tied late in the game, it came down to Stephen Guy who laced a single down the third base line to score the winning run. Prior to Stephen's game winning hit, the Angels' had played spectacular defense kept the game tied. Then Patrick McTiernan fielded a base hit in the outfield and hit relay man Philip Schifilitti with a perfect throw, who then fired a strike to catcher Michael Zuschlag, who slapped a quick tag on a runner trying to score. Matt Solomon, Andrew Yun & Matt Baronci also provided strong defense in the field.
Baxter's Sport Shop "Diamondbacks"
Vs. Stutzmann Funeral Home "Angels"
Diamondbacks were the "Never-Say-Die" Diamondbacks on Saturday, with a come-from-behind 6th inning rally to defeat the amazing Angels 8-7. Depite stellar pitching from Jared Kaiman, Jack Tucker, Dylan Kareff, Philip Chang and Jordan Greiff, the Angels led most of the way. Keeping the Diamondbacks in the game with terrific defense were Charlie Goodwin (with an outstanding outfield catch to end an inning), Dylan Schwartz, Christopher Kerrane & Raymond Gresalfi. The comeback was sparked by the hitting of Jordan Greiff, Elliot Weissman, Brian Volk & Jack Tucker (3 for 3).
Stutzmann Funeral Home "Angels" Vs Hillside Beverage "Rangers"
Angels' pitching and defense were the keys to this close game with the Rangers. John Napolitano struck out 4 batters, while James Castaldi and Michael Zuschlag each struck out batters in their respective innings of work. The offense was led by Andrew Colgan who smacked a double and a single knocking in a total of 3 runs. John Denara went 2 for 3 with the bat, while Stephen Guy, Andrew Yun, and Patrick McTiernan each scored 2 runs. Phillip Schifilitti, Jimmy Denara, Matt Baronci and Matt Solomon provided strong defense as usual.
Baxter's Sport Shop "Diamondbacks"
Vs. Dr. Margaret Zadnik, DDS, PC "Phillies"
Diamondbacks played a strong game against the phenomenal Phillies on Thursday night, when the game ended after the top of the 6th due to darkness. It was a hard fought battle all the way, and the Diamondbacks were led by the solid hitting of Jack Tucker (with a booming triple) and Ben Newman. Pitching was handled well by Brian Volk, Craig Cagner, Philip Chang, Elliot Weissman & Jordan Greiff. Always alert in the field were Jared Kaiman, Charlie Goodwin, Dylan Schwartz, Dylan Kareff, Christopher Kerrane and Raymond Gresalfi.
Ridgewood Savings Bank "Reds" Vs. BAB Mechanical Services "Red Sox"
A strong game by the Reds led to another victory for this young, hungry team. Outstanding pitching, led by starter Zeeshaun Anwar, and relief from R.J.Donohue & Yanni Rigos held the talented Red Sox team at bay. Consistent, strong offense , led by Brendan Sullivan & Andrew Kraus, with 2 hits apiece, and hits by John Kilcullen, Yanni Rigos, Matthew Vowinkle & Nicholas Reda put the Reds comfortably ahead. Their defense held the Sox, with Antonio Prunella, Chris Barulic playing strong & the combo of Sullivan & Rigos captaining the team at catcher. Rigos had a nice rundown for an out along the third base line. Another good game by everyone.
Plain & Fancy Landscaping "Rays" 5 Vs. City Line Florist "Blue Jays"1
The Rays started in the field with pitcher Christian Carrick throwing to catcher Anthony Lanzilotta. Playing solid defense the Rays kept the Blue Jays to their only run in the first inning. Outstanding pitching by TJ Goustas shut out the Blue Jays for 4 straight innings. Strong field plays from Michael
Rhindress, Phil Silverstein, Nick Favale & Shin Oka. Scoring our first run was first baseman Nevin Nambiar after reaching base when hit by a pitch and sent around the bases by Matthew Mastoridis's single. Starting the scoring in the third inning was Max Cohn with a great at bat followed by Matty Lorandini with a double and a solid single by Anthony. Scoring our fifth run was Jack Nuttall who was hit home by Nevin. Way to go Rays.
Dr. William Facibene, MD PC "Cyclones" 8
Vs. Stutzmann Funeral Home "Ducks" 6
The Cyclones beat the previously undefeated Ducks in an exciting game. Jon Cioffi (3 for 3) hit a 3 run homer in the first inning and scored 3 times. John Young homered in the third inning and pitched 4 masterful innings striking out 9 Ducks. Also hitting the ball was Brandon Martinez (2 for 4), Mitch Cohen (2 for 2, walk), Guisppe LoDuca (1 for 3), Tyler Ng and Jeff Gordon were both 1 for 3. Playing solid defense in the outfield was Nicholas Winkhart. Edik Imanov made a nice play at second base in the 6th inning and the game ended with Cioffi recording a strike out and Cyclones catcher Martinez throwing a strike to 3rd baseman Mitch Cohen to nail the runner attempting to steal.
All County Business Solutions "Ducks" 6
Vs. Dr. William Facibene MD PC "Cyclones" 8
The Ducks got off to a slow start against a powerhouse Cyclone team. On the hill Justin Madder, Bret Debee, and Ben Lee did a good job holding the powerful Cyclones' bats to 8 runs. Behind the plate Mike Emmet and Evan Clark were excellent. In the field Tom Emmet, Adele Bari, Mathew Chaff, Mike Lopez, Andrew Curcio, Ethan Vol, and Justin Roth played well in the field. The Ducks offense began to crank up in the 5Th inning. Adele Bari, Bret Debee, Justin Roth, Andrew Curcio, Mike Emmet, Tom Emmet, Ethan Vol, Evan Clark, and Mike Lopez combined a triple, singles, a double, walks, stolen bases, and several rbi's to mount a 6 run rally. In the end, the Ducks fell short by 2 runs, but thrilled the crowd with an exciting game.