Thursday, 11 July 2013 00:00
The W.T. Clarke High School varsity baseball team won the Nassau County Class A Championship against Plainedge at Farmingdale College recently. The team, under the direction of head coach Tom Abruscato, cruised to a 10-3 victory and a two-game sweep against the Red Devils, which secured the team’s fifth Nassau County crown in the last 11 years and the first since 2009.
It was also a stellar year in coaching for Abruscato, who received the Mike Kostynick Memorial Award by the Nassau County Baseball Coaches Association for his outstanding achievement as a coach and sportsman and his designation as the 2013 Coach of the Year. Abruscato was also named All-Long Island Baseball Team Nassau County Coach of the Year by MSG Varsity.
Congratulations to the following players, coaches and team managers on this season of victories: Chris Caizza, Jack Cavanagh, Austin Ceris, Gerry Deguida, Sean Dunn, Peter Falgiano, John Fardellone, John Fogarty, Joe Fusco, Jayson Garcia,Mike Gismondi, Nestor Haddo, Jon Hess, Luis Hungria, Dylan Iocovone, Kevin Lada, John Macchia, Mike Perez, Chris Ramkisoon, Jessie Russo, Matt Seelinger, Joe Truono, Mike Turton.