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New Hyde Park Little League Roundup: April 29, 2011

William Gross Construction 9 vs Giant Industrial 7

In a great battle between 2 talented Girls Majors teams from NHPLL, William Gross took the victory by a score of 9 - 7. Melissa Ward pitched a complete game for the victory, striking out 11. Melissa  also hit a long homerun and scored 2 runs. Victoria Mooney had 3 extra base hits, scored 2 runs and made a spectacular play in the field. Carolyn Partanio and Maggie Donnelly each had 2 hits and 2 runs. Simon Raso did a terrific job catching including a pick off at third base in the last inning where Nicole Kuzler made the catch and fired a strike back to Simone for the out. Simone had 2 hits as well. Michaela Ernst was on base 4 times including a 2 run triple. Briana Castro, playing against her older sisters Maya and Andrea, played a great game in defeat, nearly making a spectacular catch in left field. Kayla Fitzpatrick had 2 hits and 2 runs in a losing effort while Sophia Jacoby was on base 3 times and scored twice.

Krug Insurance 14 vs  William Gross Construction 9

In the NHPLL Girls Majors division Krug Insurance beat William Gross in a high scoring affair. Kayla Fitzpatrick was the winning pitcher going the distance and striking out 7 batters. Kayla contributed with a hit and 2 runs scored. Kim Velsor had 3 hits and 2 runs scored. Athena Fernandez was on base 4 times and scored twice. Toni Ann Smith was on base 3 times and scored 3 runs. Mary DiCanio scored the first run of the game after a lead off walk. Sophia Jacoby had a solid run scoring single. William Gross was lead by Maggie Donnelly who had 2 hits and scored 3 runs. Melissa Ward scored 3 runs on 2 hits. Nicole Kuzler had a hit, a run scored and a solid inning pitched.

William Gross Construction 6 vs Giant Industrial 3

Opening Day for William Gross in the Girls Majors division at NHPLL and Melissa Ward was on fire striking out 12 batters over 6 innings. Maggie Donnelly caught a great game and added 2 hits including a long double. Gabby Morales and Victoria Mooney each had a hit and a run scored. Melissa Ward also had 2 hits and 2 runs scored. Maya Castro was on base twice and Andrea Castro scored a run. Dani Giordano pitched a complete game for Giant Industrial striking out 8 batters. Emma Nidermaier scored 2 runs in the loss while Ann Grimshaw caught an excellent game picking off 2 runners at 3rd base.