Long Island Astros 18U "Players in the news"..............

Eddie Cooley has a game that most can sometimes dream about, Eddie throws the complete game allowing 5 hits and 1 run with 5 K's while also homering at the dish in a 2 for 2 performance with 2 runs, nice work Eddie!  
 
May 21, 2009 F
at Sayville 5
Mt. Sinai 1
Highlights: Sayville 5, Mt. Sinai 1: Eddie Cooley scattered five hits and struck out five in a complete game victory and went 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs scored for No. 6 Sayville (15-9) in a Suffolk County Class A loser's bracket.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Edward Cooley
Losing pitcher: Mt. Sinai - Tyler Badamo
Home runs: Sayville -- Edward Cooley, 1.
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PJ Lenz shines again with a solid effort at the plate going 3 for 5 with a HR and 5 RBI, WOW!!! Vinnie Carminati adds 3 more hits to his ledger while scoring 4 times and driving home 2, can anyone say Vinnie "All County" Carminati!!! Harborfields rolls to their 2nd win in 2 playoff games!  
 
May 20, 2009 F
Harborfields 13
at Glenn 10
Highlights: Harborfields 13, Glenn 10: Chris Walsh drove in the go-ahead runs with a two-run double in the top of the ninth to give No. 7 Harborfields (16-7) a 12-10 lead. P.J. Lenz went 3-for-5 with a homer, five RBIs and two runs. Vinny Carminatti added three hits, four runs and two RBIs. Harborfields will play the winner of No. 5 Islip-No. 4 Shoreham-Wading River Thursday at 4 p.m. Glenn is the top seed.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Ryan Barth-Dwyer
Losing pitcher: Glenn - Kunz
Home runs: Harborfields -- P.J. Lenz, 1.
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Nick Luciani continues to grab the headlines with a 2 for 3 performance at the plate with 4 RBI and the win on the mound as Centereach routs Smithtown East after losing their opening round playoff game.
 
May 20, 2009 F
at Centereach 15
Smithtown East 4
Highlights: Centereach 15, Smithtown East 4: Nick Luciani was 2-for-3 with four RBIs to lead No. 5 Centereach (16-5) over No. 13 Smithtown East in the loser's bracket of the Class AA playoffs. Cody Lohsen went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs and Bret DeRosa was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Centereach will face the winner of the Sachem North-Lindenhurst game at 4 p.m. Friday.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Nick Luciani
Losing pitcher: Smithtown East - Kenny Anello
Home runs: Centereach -- Cody Lohsen, 1.
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PJ Lenz is solid on the mound tossing a 2 hit shutout with 5 K's while leading Harborfields baseball to a 7-0 opening round playoff victory. Vinnie Carminati continues swinging a sweet stick with 2 more hits and an RBI 
 
May 19, 2009 F
Harborfields 7
at Mt. Sinai 0
Highlights: Harborfields 7, Mt. Sinai 0: P.J. Lenz allowed two hits and one walk to go along with five strikeouts for Harborfields (15-7) in the first round of the Class A Outbracket game. Chris Walsh was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, and Vinny Carminati went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI. No. 8 Harborfields plays at 4 p.m. on Wednesday at Glenn.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
Losing pitcher: Mt. Sinai - D'Angelo
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 North Babylon wins their playoff opener over Pat-Med as Kevin Primm is 2 for 3 with an RBI  
 
May 19, 2009 F
North Babylon 4
at Patchogue-Medford 2
Highlights: North Babylon 4, Patchogue-Medford 2: Kyle Olsen went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run to lead No. 9 North Babylon (15-7) in the first round of the Class AA playoffs. Olsen hit a two-run double to tie the score at 2 in the sixth inning and scored the go-head run on Mike Pinnola's single. Pinolla allowed six hits, no earned runs and struck out six in 6 2/3 innings and Anthony Repetto recorded the final out with two runners on base to get the save. Kevin Primm went 2-for-3 with an RBI. North Babylon will visit Connetquot at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Mike Pinnola
Losing pitcher: Patchogue-Medford - Junior Mendez

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Dylan Harmon breaks it open with a big 3run double as Harborfields rolls to a 9-3 victory, their 12th on the season, over Westhampton.  
 
May 15, 2009 F
at Harborfields 9
Westhampton 3
Highlights: Harborfields 9, Westhampton 3: Dylan Harmon had a three RBI double in the third inning to give Harborfields (12-6 League VI) a 6-1 lead in the bottom of the third. Chris Walsh went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Ryan Barth-Dwyer allowed six hits and one walk in seven innings for Harbrofields.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Ryan Barth-Dwyer
Losing pitcher: Westhampton - Barcroft
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Matt Metz collects 3 hits and an RBI while also picking up his 7th win on the season!
 
May 15, 2009 F
West Hempstead 11
at Roslyn 8
Highlights: West Hempstead 11, Roslyn 8: Matt Metz went 3-for-5 with an RBI for West Hempstead (9-4) in Conference A-IV. Jason Arasmo had two hits and two RBIs.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Roslyn - Corey Hight
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Danny Martinucci hits a HR albeit in a 1 run loss as the Highlanders come up a wee bit short versus Calhoun
 
May 15, 2009 F
Calhoun 8
at Herricks 7
Highlights: Calhoun 8, Herricks 7: Jake Thomas (3-for-4) drew a bases loaded walk with two outs in the top of the eighth to put Calhoun (10-8) ahead 8-7 in Conference AA-II.
Winning pitcher: Calhoun - Simon
Losing pitcher: Herricks - Matteo
Home runs: Herricks -- Martinucci, 1.
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Mike Angelone delivers a run scoring single in the 3rd inning for the games only run as WH defeats Roslyn 1-0
 
May 14, 2009 F
at West Hempstead 1
Roslyn 0
Highlights: West Hempstead 1, Roslyn 0: Bryan DiGiovanni struck out seven and walked two in a three-hitter to lead West Hempstead (8-4) in Conference A-IV. Mike Angelone singled home Jason Arasmo in the bottom of the third to give West Hempstead the only run it needed.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Bryan DiGiovanni
Losing pitcher: Roslyn - Andrew Wolfe
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Congratulations Brandon Ramos in leading East Rockaway in victory with a solo HR amongst his 2 hits while also driving home 2 runs
 
May 14, 2009 F
East Rockaway 10
at Friends Academy 4
Highlights: East Rockaway 10, Friends Academy 4: Brandon Ramos was 2-for-3 with two RBI and hit a solo home run in the top of the first for East Rockaway (7-8) Conference BC. Jamaes Scagnelli was 2-for-3 with two RBI. Friends Academy is 6-9.
Winning pitcher: East Rockaway - Hobbs
Losing pitcher: Friends Academy - Nick Marotta
Home runs: East Rockaway -- Brandon Ramos, 1.
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Hey hey hey, Cam Maron leads the Comets to their 2nd win of the season as he collects 2 more hits with an RBI in a win over Plainview JFK
 
May 13, 2009 F
at Hicksville 4
Plainview JFK 3
Highlights: Hicksville 4, Plainview JFK 3: Tom Moore's infield single scored A.J. Puma to win it for Hicksville (2-15) in AA-I. Joe Cuccara was 3-for-4 with three stolen bases and two runs and Cam Maron went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Winning pitcher: Hicksville - Urbielewicz
Losing pitcher: Plainview JFK - Wong
Home runs: Plainview JFK -- Laspina, 1.
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Nick Luciani adds 2 more hits and 2 more RBI to his resume as Centereach squeaks by in a 1 run victory over Smithown East 
 
May 13, 2009 F
Centereach 8
at Smithtown East 7
Highlights: Centereach 8, Smithtown East 7: Chris Stockman scored on an error in the fifth inning to give Centereach (13-4 League III) an important 8-4 cushion. Andrew Abreu was 2-for-4 with a homer and three runs scored and Nick Luciani was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Tyler Bowne was 2-for-3 with two doubles.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Tom Donnelly
Losing pitcher: Smithtown East - Adam Binder
Home runs: Centereach -- Andrew Abreu, 1.
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Kevin Primm remains hot as he smacks a game winning RBI double in the 8th inning as North Babylon wins their 14th game. Kevin also scored the tying run in the 7th to extend the game to extra innings. 
 
May 13, 2009 F
at North Babylon 5
Miller Place 4
Highlights: North Babylon 5, Miller Place 4: Kevin Primm scored Lou Galioto with a ground rule double in the bottom of the eighth to win it for North Babylon (14-6) in non-league. Primm scored the tying run on a wild pitch in the seventh. Kyle Olsen homered in the seventh to cut the lead to 4-4. Anthony Repetto tossed four innings of scoreless relief in the win. North Babylon leftfielder John Cotter made a running catch over his head and doubled off a runner at second base to end the eighth inning.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Anthony Repetto
Losing pitcher: Miller Place - Dean Haussel
Home runs: North Babylon -- Kyle Olsen, 1. Miller Place -- Hinchy, 1
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PJ Lenz gets it done with his bat going 2 for 3 with 2 RBI while also throwing 5 solid innings of 2 hit baseball striking out 7 and allowing 1 run leading Harborfields to a playoff clinching win over East Hampton! 
 
May 13, 2009 F
at Harborfields 6
East Hampton 1
Highlights: Harborfields 6, East Hampton 1: P.J. Lenz went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs to lead Harborfields (10-6) in League VI. Lenz gave up a run on two hits and struck out seven in five innings. Mike Fitzmaurice was 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI and Chris Walsh was 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI. With the win, Harborfields clinched a playoff berth.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
Losing pitcher: East Hampton - Santiago
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Nick Luciani continues swinging a torrid stick as he homers for a 2nd straight day (2 hits) with 2 RBI as he leads Centereach to a 4-0 win versus Smithtown East 

 
May 12, 2009 F
at Centereach 4
Smithtown East 0
Highlights: Centereach 4, Smithtown East 0: Vinny Messana pitched a complete game shutout, allowing just three hits and two walks while striking out seven for Centereach (13-4, 12-4 League III). Nick Luciani went 2-for-3 with a homerun and two RBIs.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Vinny Messana
Losing pitcher: Smithtown East - Sean Apuzzo
Home runs: Centereach -- Nick Luciani, 1.
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Congratulations Danny Martinucci who pitches lights out for Herricks in leading the Highlanders to their 3rd victory of the season. Danny allows a paltry 2 hits with 7 K's as he also drives home 2 runs with his bat. 
 
May 12, 2009 F
at Herricks 6
Bellmore JFK 3
Highlights: Herricks 6, Bellmore JFK 3: Danny Martinucci threw a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and two walks in seven innings for Herricks (3-12-1) in Conference AA-II. He also has two RBI. Michael Giardino was 2-for-2 with a double and three runs scored.
Winning pitcher: Herricks - Martinucci
Losing pitcher: Bellmore JFK - Steven Chivaro
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Matt Metz wins another ballgame leading WH to a 5-1 victory over Lawrence
 
May 12, 2009 F
at West Hempstead 5
Lawrence 1
Highlights: West Hempstead 5, Lawrence 1: Raul Ruiz was 1-for-3 with a run-scoring double in the fourth inning to make the score 3-1 for West Hempstead (8-4) in Conference A-IV.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Lawrence - Bialastok
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Harborfields baseball and Vinnie Carminati move closer to clinching a playoff berth while defeating East Hampton 8-3 as Vinnie blasts yet another dinger with a 3run HR! PJ Lenz also hits one out in the win!   
 
May 12, 2009 F
Harborfields 8
at East Hampton 3
Highlights: Harborfields 8, East Hampton 3: Vinny Carminatti hit a three-run homer to lead Harborfields (9-6) in League VI. Chris Walsh and Ryan Barth-Dwyer each went 2-for-3 with two runs. Barth-Dwyer also hit a homer. Chris Schumacher allowed one earned run on five hits and struck out seven.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Chris Schumacher
Losing pitcher: East Hampton - Dylan Carroza
Home runs: Harborfields -- Ryan Barth-Dwyer, 1; P.J. Lenz, 1; Vinny Carminatti, 1. East Hampton -- Bill Collins, 1.
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Nick Luciani blasts a 3run HR in the 2nd inning to put Centereach out in front to stay while also throwing 4 innings with 7 K's allowing an earned run in picking up the W.  
 
May 11, 2009 F
Centereach 8
at East Islip 4
Highlights: Centereach 8, East Islip 4: Nick Luciani hit a three-run home run in the top of the second inning to give Centereach (11-4) a 6-4 lead in League III. Luciani pitched four innings with seven strikeouts, three hits and one earned run.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Nick Luciani
Losing pitcher: East Islip - Maxner
Home runs: Centereach -- Nick Luciani, 1.
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Congratulations Dom Alongi who triples with an RBI as West Hempstead beats up Roosevelt. 
 
May 11, 2009 F
at West Hempstead 10
Roosevelt 1
Highlights: West Hempstead 10, Roosevelt 1: Dom Alongi had a triple and an RBI for West Hempstead (7-4) in Conference A-IV.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Greg Cecere
Losing pitcher: Roosevelt - Crook
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Zach Badanes heats up with a nice performance on the rubber pitching Syosset to victory with a complete game 4 hitter with 8 K's while allowing 2 earned runs. 
 
May 11, 2009 F
Syosset 4
at Farmingdale 3
Highlights: Syosset 4, Farmingdale 3: Zach Badanes threw a four-hitter, walked two, allowed two earned runs and struck out eight and Michael Cunningham went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Syosset (7-7-1) in Conference AA-I. Matt Cohen walked three times and scored a run.
Winning pitcher: Syosset - Zach Badanes
Losing pitcher: Farmingdale - Cinelli
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Herricks wins a close ballgame against Calhoun as Danny Martinucci scores the game winning run in the 6th inning 

 
May 8, 2009 F
at Herricks 2
Calhoun 1
Highlights: Herricks 2, Calhoun 1: John Feuer drove in Danny Martinucci with a single in the sixth inning to give Herricks (2-12-1) a 2-0 lead in AA-II. Greg Seles allowed a run on three hits and struck out four.
Winning pitcher: Herricks - Seles
Losing pitcher: Calhoun - Dwyer
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Dylan Harmon continues to impress on the rubber throwing a 3 hit shutout as Harborfields is too much for Westhampton to handle.
 
May 8, 2009 F
at Harborfields 13
Westhampton 0
Highlights: Harborfields 13, Westhampton 0: Chris Walsh was 2-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Harborfields (8-6) in League VI. Chris Schumacher went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Dylan Harmon pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Dylan Harmon
Losing pitcher: Westhampton - Brown
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Kevin Primm homers in both ends of a DH sweep and now has 5 on the season (tied for 3rd best on Long Island) as North Babylon routs Riverhead while running their record to an impressive 13-5
 
May 8, 2009 F
at North Babylon 12
Riverhead 0
Highlights: North Babylon 12, Riverhead 0: Kyle Olsen tossed a one-hitter with seven strikeouts and two walks in seven innings for North Babylon (13-5 League IV) in Game 2 of a doubleheader. Olsen and Kevin Primm hit back-to-back homers to a highlight a four-run first inning.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Kyle Olsen
Losing pitcher: Riverhead - Zilnicki
Home runs: North Babylon -- K Primm, 1; Kyle Olsen, 1.
 
May 8, 2009 F
North Babylon 13
at Riverhead 4
Highlights: North Babylon 13, Riverhead 4: Lou Galioto allowed four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits while striking out three and walking one in a complete game for North Babylon (12-5 League IV) in the opener of a doubleheader. Kyle Olson hit a grand slam in the fifth to give North Babylon a 13-4 lead. Mike Pinnola hit a three-run homer. Kevin Primm and Ciwana McCoy also homered.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Lou Galioto
Losing pitcher: Riverhead - Mike Napoli
Home runs: North Babylon -- Kyle Olsen, 1; Mike Pinnola, 1; Ciwan McCoy, 1; K Primm, 1.
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Steve Pesapane picks up another W for his Ward Melville Patriots club throwing a 4 hitter in a close ballgame against Longwood
 
May 8, 2009 F
at Ward Melville 3
Longwood 2
Highlights: Ward Melville 3, Longwood 2: T.J. Spero scored on an error in the bottom of the seventh inning to win it for Ward Melville (11-2) in League I. Steve Pesapane threw a four-hitter, walked one and struck out four and Spero went 2-for-3. Steven Matz went 2-for-4 with a homer. Longwood is 7-6.
Winning pitcher: Ward Melville - Steve Pesapane
Losing pitcher: Longwood - JJ Bessell
Home runs: Ward Melville -- Steven Matz, 1.
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Eddie Cooley scores the game winning run in the bottom half of the 6th inning as Sayville gets closer to securing a playoff berth
 
May 6, 2009 F
at Sayville 4
Comsewogue 3
Highlights: Sayville 4, Comsewogue 3: Eddie Cooley scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Sayville (8-5) a 4-3 lead in League V. Nick Petrella threw a four-hitter, allowing one earned run with seven strikeouts and one walk. Comsewogue is 6-7.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Nick Petrella
Losing pitcher: Comsewogue - Graham
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Zach Badanes propels his Syosset club with the bat and his right arm as he K's 11 Hicksville Comets allowing 3 runs on 4 hits. Zach also went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI, 2 runs scored includiong a HR, nice job Zach!   
 
May 6, 2009 F
at Syosset 6
Hicksville 3
Highlights: Syosset 6, Hicksville 2: Zach Badanes went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs for Syosset (5-6-1) in Conference AA-I. He also threw a four-hitter, allowing three earned runs with 11 strikeouts and six walks. Mike Cunningham was 2-for-4 with a run, and Mike Gerardi went 2-for-3. Hicksville is 1-12.
Winning pitcher: Syosset - Zach Badanes
Losing pitcher: Hicksville - A.J. Puma
Home runs: Syosset -- Zach Badanes, 1.
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PJ Lenz K's 7 while allowing 1 run while going the distance for the W as Harborfields wins a 6-1 contest. Vinnie Carminati picks up 2 more hits an RBI while scoring 3 times and getting on base 5 times total in another offensive gem. 
 
May 6, 2009 F
Harborfields 6
at Westhampton 1
Highlights: Harborfields 6, Westhampton 1: Vinny Carminatti had two hits, three walks a RBI and three runs for Harborfields (7-6) in League VI. P.J. Lenz struck out seven in a six-hitter for the win.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
Losing pitcher: Westhampton - Christ

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Danny Muller hits another HR for North Babylon while also scoring the game winner in the 8th inning after a leadoff singe and stolen base. 

 
May 1, 2009 F
at North Babylon 5
West Babylon 4
Highlights: North Babylon 5, West Babylon 4: Danny Muller led off the eighth with a single, stole second and then was driven in on a Kyle Olsen single in the bottom of the eighth for North Babylon (10-5) in League IV. Anthony Repetto came in on relief in top of the sixth for North Babylon with the bases loaded and two outs and did not allow a run.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Anthony Repetto
Losing pitcher: West Babylon - Nick Messina
Home runs: North Babylon -- Muller, 1; Tom Pinnola, 1.  
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Eddie Cooley is once again lights out on the mound for his Sayville team as he allows only 2 hits in 6 innings pitched as he picks up another WIN!!!
 
April 30, 2009 F
at Sayville 7
Huntington 1
Highlights: Sayville 7, Huntington 1: Eddie Cooley allowed a run on two hits while striking out six and walking four in six innings for Sayville (7-5) in League V. Terence Macken, who pitched a scoreless seventh, had a two-run double.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Edward Cooley
Losing pitcher: Huntington - Oliva
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 Vinnie Carminati remains hot as a pistol with 2 more hits an RBI and 3 runs scored in supporting winning pitcher Dylan Harmon who wins another ballgame for Harborfields in a 7-3 victory over Shoreham  
 
April 29, 2009 F
at Harborfields 7
Shoreham-Wading River 3
Highlights: Harborfields 7, Shoreham-Wading River 3: Mike Fitzmaurice went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Vinny Carminatti went 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI to lead Harborfields (5-6) in League VI.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Dylan Harmon
Losing pitcher: Shoreham-Wading River - Chris Catan
 
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 Matt Metz continues his brilliance on the rubber in another complete game gem! Matt K's 11 allowing a paltry 3 hits and 1 run as West Hempstead is very thankful he is on their side!  
 
April 29, 2009 F
at West Hempstead 3
Floral Park 1
Highlights: West Hempstead 3, Floral Park 1: Matt Metz pitched a complete game with 11 strikeouts, allowing three hits and no walks for West Hempstead (6-1) in Conference A-IV.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Floral Park - Brian Cowdrey
Home runs: West Hempstead -- Roberto Reyes, 1.  
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 Kevin Primm remains hot with the stick and gets the job done with 2 hits and 2 RBI as North Babylon wins over West Babylon
 
April 29, 2009 F
North Babylon 7
at West Babylon 1
Highlights: North Babylon 7, West Babylon 1: Lou Galioto had a perfect game through six innings, losing his bid after giving up two hits that led to an unearned run to start the seventh for North Babylon (9-6, 9-5 League IV). Galioto ended his day allowing one run (unearned) on two hits and no walks, while striking out three. Kevin Primm was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Lou Galioto
Losing pitcher: West Babylon - Justin Schwartz
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Nick Luciani continues with his hot hitting and is 2 for 3 in a big Centereach win over West Islip 

 
April 28, 2009 F
at Centereach 6
West Islip 3
Highlights: Centereach 6, West Islip 3: Vinny Messana struck out six and scattered six hits in a complete-game victory and Tino Rokelein went 2-for-3 with three RBIS and a two-run homer in the second inning that tied the game at two to lead Centereach (8-2) in League III. Nick Luciani went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Andrew Abreu went 2-for-4 with an RBI. West Islip is 10-3.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Vinny Messana
Losing pitcher: West Islip - Gelling
Home runs: Centereach -- Tino Rockelein, 1.
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 Kevin Primm is perfect with the bat going 2 for 2 with a HR and 3 RBI as North Babylon rolls 
 
April 28, 2009 F
at North Babylon 14
West Babylon 2
Highlights: North Babylon 14, West Babylon 2: Mike Pinnola was 2-for-2 with five RBIs, and Danny Muller was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two home runs for North Babylon (8-5) in League IV. North Babylon's Kevin Primm was 2-for-2 with three RBIs.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Mike Pinnola
Losing pitcher: West Babylon - Rob Hyde
Home runs: North Babylon -- Muller, 2; Adrian Rodriguez, 1; Mike Pinnola, 1; K Primm, 1.

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 GO GO GO Zach Root as he goes the distance on the hill in a complete game pitching performance over Long Beach allowing 2 runs (1 earned)!!! 
 
April 28, 2009 F
at Great Neck South 3
Long Beach 2
Highlights: Great Neck South 3, Long Beach 2: Zach Root pitched a complete game, allowing two runs (one earned) on seven hits and one walk while striking out five for Great Neck South (6-8, 5-5 Conference AA-III).
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Zach Root
Losing pitcher: Long Beach - Kyle Kempinski
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Chris Ambrosio continues playing spectacular baseball with a 3 for 3 day and 3 bags swiped supporting his teamate Mike Zissou who throws the complete game on the rubber while allowing 2 earned with 6 K's, great work boys!  
 
April 27, 2009 F
at Great Neck South 6
Hempstead 5
Highlights: Great Neck South 6, Hempstead 5: Mike Zissou threw a seven-hitter, walked three, allowed two earned runs and struck out six for GNS (4-5) in Conference AA-III. Chris Ambrosio went 3-for-3 with three stolen bases and two runs.
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Michael Zissou
Losing pitcher: Hempstead - Rustin
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 Brandon Ramos leads East Rockaway to a win with a 3 for 4 day while driving home 2 runs   
 
April 27, 2009 F
East Rockaway 11
at Friends Academy 5
Highlights: East Rockaway 11, Friends Academy 5: Brandon Ramos was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs to lead East Rockaway (4-6) in BC. Joe DelGais went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run. Junior Mike Breindenbach gave up four runs in 5 1/3 innings to earn his first varsity win.
Winning pitcher: East Rockaway - Mike Breidenbach
Losing pitcher: Friends Academy - Nick Marotta
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Eddie Cooley comes up very clutch with an RBI single in the 7th inning to tie the score and send the game into extra innings as Sayville then wins it with a walk-off HR in the 8th  
 
April 25, 2009 F
Sayville 6
at Hauppauge 5
Highlights: Sayville 6, Hauppauge 5: T.J. Slevin hit a walkoff homer in the bottom of the eighth inning for Sayville (4-5) in League V. Eddey Cooley's single to score Keith Hilton (2-for-3) tied it at 5 in the bottom of the seventh. Mike Rahn went 2-for-3 with an RBI and Nick Mancuso pitched a scoreless eighth to get the win.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Nick Mancuso
Losing pitcher: Hauppauge - Bob Vitulano
Home runs: Sayville -- T.J. Slevin, 1. Hauppauge -- David Budzitowski, 1; Angelo Biondo, 1.
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The Harborfields tandem of Harmon & Carminati continue to get it done as Dylan goes the distance while allowing a run with 8 K's and Vinnie Carminati smacks 3 more hits to add to his already impressive offensive resume.

   

April 25, 2009 F
at Harborfields 7
Miller Place 1
Highlights: Harborfields 7, Miller Place 1: Dylan Harmon struck out eight and allowed one run in seven innings for Harborfields (4-4) in Game 1 of a League VI doubleheader. Vinny Carminatti went 3-for-4 with a run and a double for Harborfields.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Dylan Harmon
Losing pitcher: Miller Place - Dean Haussel
 
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Albeit in a losing effort Chris Ambrosio continues to shine with another HR for GNS 
 
April 25, 2009 F
at Freeport 8
Great Neck South 4
Highlights: Freeport 8, Great Neck South 4: Leonel Vinas had 15 strikeouts to lead Freeport (6-2) in the first game of a double header Conference AA-III.
Winning pitcher: Freeport - Leonel Vinas
Losing pitcher: Great Neck South - Friedman
Home runs: Freeport -- Alejandro Marine, 1. Great Neck South -- Chris Ambrosio, 1.
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Nick Luciani throws impressively with 1 hit ball over 5 1/3 innings and 10 K's in leading his Centereach club in a rout vs Deer Park
 
April 24, 2009 F
at Centereach 10
Deer Park 0
Highlights: Centereach 10, Deer Park 0: Sophomore Tyler Bowne hit a three-run home run in his first ever at-bat in the bottom of the sixth inning for Centereach (8-2) in non-league. Nick Luciani pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowing one hit and three walks with 10 strikeouts. Jim Milani went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Bret De Rosa was 1-for-3 with a two-run homer. Deer Park is 3-7.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Nick Luciani
Losing pitcher: Deer Park - Joseph Birdsall
Home runs: Centereach -- Bret De Rosa, 1; Tyler Bowne, 1.
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Zach Badanes hits a grand slam HR catapulting Syosset to a victory over Oceanside 
 
April 24, 2009 F
Syosset 7
at Oceanside 2
Highlights: Syosset 7, Oceanside 2: Zach Badanes hit a grand slam in the bottom of the second inning to give Syosset (4-4) a 5-1 lead in Conference AA-I. Kurt Smolensky threw a six-hitter, allowing two earned runs with eight strikeouts. John Leonardo was 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs. Oceanside is 6-1.
Winning pitcher: Syosset - Kurt Smolensky
Losing pitcher: Oceanside - Dershowitz
Home runs: Syosset -- Zach Badanes, 1; John Leonardo, 1.
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North Babylon romps as Kevin Primm drives home 5 runs in the game with 2 hits in his 4 at-bats
 
April 24, 2009 F
North Babylon 16
at Bellport 2
Highlights: North Babylon 16, Bellport 2: Kevin Primm, Mike Pinnola and Ciwan McCoy hit consecutive home runs during an 11-run fifth inning for North Babylon (6-5) in Game 2 of League IV doubleheader. Primm was 2-for-4 with five RBIs. Pinnola was 3-for-3 with three runs scored.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Galioto
Losing pitcher: Bellport - Brad Carpluk
Home runs: North Babylon -- Anthony Repetto, 1; K Primm, 1; Mike Pinnola, 1; McCoy, 1. Bellport -- McCay, 1.

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WOW!!! Matt Metz is golden yet again in a 14 K 3 hit 1 run complete game win over Sewanhaka! GREAT job Matt and continued success the remainder of the way!!!
 
April 23, 2009 F
West Hempstead 3
at Sewanhaka 1
Highlights: West Hempstead 3, Sewanhaka 1: Roberto Reyes hit a two-run homer, scoring Mike Angelone in the top of the sixth to give West Hempstead (4-0) a 3-1 in Conference A-IV. Matt Metz struck out 14 in a three-hitter for the win.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Sewanhaka - Soevyn
Home runs: West Hempstead -- Roberto Reyes, 1.
 
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Vinnie Carminati continues to stoke the baseball as he comes up with a big 2 run single in the 6th inning to tie the score but Harborfields can't hold Miller Place in a tough 3-2 defeat  
 
April 23, 2009 F
Miller Place 3
at Harborfields 2
Highlights: Miller Place 3, Harborfields 2: Mike Moosbrugger's walk-off single scored Joe Mancini with one out in the bottom of seventh inning for Miller Place (9-1) in League VI. Thor Miller pitched a four-hitter, allowing two earned runs, with 11 strikeouts and four walks. Vinny Carminatti's two-run single in the top of the sixth inning tied the game at 2 for Harborfields (3-4).
Winning pitcher: Miller Place - Thor Miller
Losing pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
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Chris Ambrosio smacks another HR in a GNS victory over Hempstead
 
April 23, 2009 F
Great Neck South 10
at Hempstead 1
Highlights: Great Neck South 10, Hempstead 1: Andrew Levine pitched four innings of relief with six strikeouts, allowing one run and two hits to earn the win for Great Neck South in Conference AA-III. Stephen Ambrosio was 4-for-5 with five RBIs, and Cody Quinn, Jake Winn and Sam Rossiello each had a pair of hits for Great Neck South.
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Cody Levine
Losing pitcher: Hempstead - Rustin
Home runs: Great Neck South -- Chris Ambrosio, 1.
 
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Eddie Cooley throws 5 innings of 2 run ball in leading Sayville to a 1 run win over Rocky Point, great job Eddie! 
 
April 17, 2009 F
at Sayville 3
Rocky Point 2
Highlights: Sayville 3, Rocky Point 2: Eddie Cooley allowed two earned runs, while striking out five in five innings to lead Sayville (6-4) in non-league. Terence Macken had a single in the bottom of the third to put Sayville up 3-1. Keith Hilton pitched two scoreless innings for the save.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Edward Cooley
Losing pitcher: Rocky Point - Phil Rado
 
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Way to go JC Clancy pitching Mineola to a 4-1 win over Hewlett in a complete game victory!
 
April 16, 2009 F
at Mineola 4
Hewlett 1
Highlights: Mineola 4, Hewlett 1: Jimmy Bolva hit an RBI double, driving in Matt Lanfair, to give Mineola (4-1 Conference A-III) a 2-1 lead in bottom of the sixth. J.C. Clancy allowed an unearned run on four hits while striking out two in a complete game victory.
Winning pitcher: Mineola - Clancy
Losing pitcher: Hewlett - Jon Rogoff
 
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Matt Metz delivers again in a 2 hit 9 K shutout performance win over GN North
 
April 16, 2009 F
West Hempstead 7
at Great Neck North 0
Highlights: West Hempstead 7, Great Neck North 0: Roberto Reyes went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead West Hempstead (3-0) in A-IV. Matt Metz pitched a two-hitter with two walks and nine strikeouts.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Great Neck North - Michael Janke
 
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Nick Luciani smacks out another HR as Centereach continues their winning ways in a 15-11 slugfest win over Newfield.
 
April 15, 2009 F
at Centereach 15
Newfield 11
Highlights: Centereach 15, Newfield 11: James Milani hit a three-run home run with no outs in the bottom of the sixth and Nick Luciani followed with a solo home run to put Centereach (7-1) ahead 14-11 in League III. Earlier inning Andrew Abreu (2-for-4) had two-RBI single to cut Newfield's lead to 11-10. Ken Willms, Matt Dixon and Tino Rockelein all went 2-for-3 for the Cougars.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Tom Donnelly
Losing pitcher: Newfield - Coyne
Home runs: Centereach -- Tino Rockelein, 1; James Milani, 1; Nick Luciani, 1. Newfield -- Huber, 1.
 
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Vinnie Carminati remains on fire collecting 2 more hits and 2 more RBI while Dylan Harmon gets it done on the mound throwing a 2 hit shutout in a 5-0 Harborfields win over Amityville. 
 
April 15, 2009 F
at Harborfields 5
Amityville 0
Highlights: Harborfields 5, Amityville 0: Dylan Harmon threw a two-hitter with six strikeouts and two walks for Harborfields (2-3) in League VI. Ryan Thompson went 2-for-3 with three runs, and Vinny Carminatti was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Amityville is 1-6.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - Dylan Harmon
Losing pitcher: Amityville - Willenbrock
 
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Chris Ambrosio homers for the 2nd straight day as GNS runs all over Elmont 
 
April 14, 2009 F
at Great Neck South 15
Elmont 3
Highlights: Great Neck South 15, Elmont 3: Sam Rossiello was 3-for-5 with four RBIs and Cody Quinn, Tom Fasano, Aaron Keller and Stephen Ambrosio each had two hits for Great Neck South (2-1) in Conference AA-III.
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Cody Quinn
Losing pitcher: Elmont - Marcos Pimentel
Home runs: Great Neck South -- Chris Ambrosio, 1.
 
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Centereach continues their winning ways as Nick Luciani adds 2 more hits in the win over Newfield.
 
April 14, 2009 F
Centereach 7
at Newfield 1
Highlights: Centereach 7, Newfield 1: Andrew Abreu went 2-for-4 with a solo home run for Centereach (6-1) in League III. Vinny Messana threw a nine-hitter, allowing one earned run with 11 strikeouts and two walks. Nick Luciani was 2-for-4 with a run. Newfield is 1-3.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Vinny Messana
Losing pitcher: Newfield - Brendan Ebbitts
Home runs: Centereach -- Andrew Abreu, 1.
 
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Matt Metz continues his dominance on the mound in leading West Hempstead in a 10-0 romp over Westbury
 
April 13, 2009 F
West Hempstead 10
at Westbury 0
Highlights: West Hemstead 10, Westbury 0: Roberto Reyes hit a two-run triple in West Hempstead's four-run third inning in Conference A-IV.
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Matt Metz
Losing pitcher: Westbury - Ralph Davis
 
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Chris Ambrosio leads GNS with 3 hits and 2 RBI including a HR! Mike Zissou collects 2 hits and gets the win on the rubber in an 8-3 spanking over Uniondale
 
April 13, 2009 F
Great Neck South 8
at Uniondale 3
Highlights: Great Neck South 8, Uniondale 3: Chris Ambrosio went 3-for-4 with a seventh-inning home run and two RBIs to lead Great Neck South (1-1) in Conference AA-III. Aaron Keller and Mike Zissou had two hits each.
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Michael Zissou
Losing pitcher: Uniondale - Nakeem Grant
Home runs: Great Neck South -- Chris Ambrosio, 1.
 
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Zach Badanes goes the distance allowing 1 earned run as Syosset beats Plainview JFK 6-2
 
April 13, 2009 F
at Syosset 6
Plainview JFK 2
Highlights: Syosset 6, Plainview JFK 2: Zach Badanes scattered six hits and one earned run while striking out six in a complete game victory for Syosset (1-3) in Conference AA-I. Michael Cunningham went 2-for-3 with a fifth-inning home run, two RBIs and two runs.
Winning pitcher: Syosset - Z. Badanes
Losing pitcher: Plainview JFK - Bonanni
Home runs: Syosset -- Michael Cunningham, 1.
 
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Vinny Carminati continues his hot hitting with his 2nd grand slam of the season and 5 RBI as PJ Lenz picks up the win in a Harborfields route!
 
April 13, 2009 F
Harborfields 23
at Amityville 2
Highlights: Harborfields 23, Amityville 2: Vinny Carminatti went 2-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBIs to lead Harborfields (1-3) in League VI. Ryan Thompson went 4-for-4 with five RBIs and four runs. P.J. Lenz gave up two runs on six hits and struck out nine in five innings.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
Losing pitcher: Amityville - Gavin Kretz
Home runs: Harborfields -- Vinny Carminatti, 1.

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What a day for JC!!! JC Clancy plates the tying and go ahead runs in the 7th inning with a clutch 2 out double THEN strikes out the final batter of the game to pick up the save!!! GREAT job JC, CONGRATULATIONS!
 
 
April 8, 2009 F
Mineola 6
at Valley Stream South 5
Highlights: Mineola 6, Valley Stream North 5: J.C. Clancy scored Matt Lansair and Jimmy Bulva with a two-out double in the top of the seventh as Mineola (2-0) overcame a three-run deficit for a 6-5 lead in Conference A-III. Clancy struck out the final batter in the bottom of seventh with the tying run at first for the save. Trailing 5-2 after six innings, Jack Clark scored Tommy Ward with a single and Paul Chung stole home on a double steal to pull Mineola within one run, 5-4.
Winning pitcher: Mineola - Nick Conte
Losing pitcher: Valley Stream South - John Donnelly

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Nick Luciani's stick remains hot with 3 more hits in a Centereach romp!
 
April 7, 2009 F
at Centereach 10
Half Hollow Hills East 0
Highlights: Centereach 10, Half Hollow Hills East 0: Vinny Messana pitched six innings, allowing five hits and two walks with eight strikeouts for Centereach (3-0) in League III. Nick Luciani and Kenny Willms each had three hits. Half Hollow Hills East is 2-2.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Vinny Messana
Losing pitcher: Half Hollow Hills East - Steven Muraco

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Congratulations Steve Pesapane on a complete game win against a tough Lindenhurst team! 
 
April 7, 2009 F
Ward Melville 7
at Lindenhurst 2
Highlights: Ward Melville 7, Lindenhurst 2: Jeremy Delgado hit a two-run single in the top of the fifth inning to give Ward Melville a 6-1 lead in League I. Chris Bozza went 4-for-5 with three runs, and Stephen Pesapane pitched a complete game with four strikeouts, allowing four hits and one earned run. Peter Gelsomino went 3-for-3 with an RBI for Ward Melville.
Winning pitcher: Ward Melville - Stephen Pesapane
Losing pitcher: Lindenhurst - Chris Chismar
 
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Kevin Primm homers for North Babylon but it's not enough in a tough loss to Deer Park  
 
April 7, 2009 F
Deer Park 4
at North Babylon 2
Highlights: Deer Park 4, North Babylon 2: Tommy Kastlean's two-run single topped a four-run top of the seventh for Deer Park (2-2) in League IV. Adam Maugeri's pinch-hit, two run homer tied the score at two for Deer Park. Kevin Primm homered for North Babylon (2-2).
Winning pitcher: Deer Park - Andrew Stengal
Losing pitcher: North Babylon - Mike Pinnola
Home runs: Deer Park -- Adam Maugeri, 1. North Babylon -- K Primm
 
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Eddie Cooley blasts a 3 run homer in the 1st inning to set the tone as Sayville rolls to a 9-5 victory!
 
April 7, 2009 F
Sayville 9
at Kings Park 5
Highlights: Sayville 9, Kings Park 5: Nick Mancuso struck out two and walked none in five innings of scoreless relief for Sayville (2-2) in League V. Jack Nielsen had a run-scoring single to give Sayville a 6-5 lead in the top of the sixth. Eddie Cooley hit a three-run homer to give Sayville a 5-0 lead in the first.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Nick Mancuso
Losing pitcher: Kings Park - Sean Fox
Home runs: Sayville -- Edward Cooley, 1.
 
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Congratulations Max Tecce as he collects 3 hits and 2 RBI on Sunday for Mount Saint Mary College as they sweep past SUNY Maritime!

Baseball: Mount sweeps doubleheader

Mount Saint Mary defeated host SUNY Maritime 10-1 and 5-0 in a Skyline Conference doubleheader.

In the first game, Max Tecce had three hits and two RBI, Mike Redmond (5-1) picked up the win by striking out five in six innings, and Brian Visconti had two hits and three RBI for Mount Saint Mary.

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This past Saturday Mike Angelone picks up the win as WH puts up 16 to VSC's 13
 
April 4, 2009 F
West Hempstead 16
at Valley Stream Central 13
Highlights: West Hempstead 16, Valley Stream Central 13: Jason Arasmo went 3-for-4 to lead West Hempstead (2-3) in non-league
Winning pitcher: West Hempstead - Mike Angelone
Losing pitcher: Valley Stream Central - Labek
Home runs: West Hempstead -- Roberto Reyes, 1. Valley Stream Central -- Maci, 1

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Zach Root gets 2 hits in a win against Mineola and JC Clancy. 
April 2, 2009
 
 
 
 
F
Great Neck South 5
Mineola 4
Highlights: Great Neck South 5, Mineola 4: Chris Curran hit a run-scoring single in the fifth inning to snap a 4-4 tie for Great Neck South (1-2) in non-league. Zach Root went 2-for-4. Mineola dropped to 0-4.
Winning pitcher: Great Neck South - Stephen Ambrosio
Losing pitcher: Mineola - Clancy
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Nick Luciani delivers 2 hits and an RBI as Centerreach romps
 
April 1, 2009 F
at Centereach 10
Copiague 2
Highlights: Centereach 10, Copiague 2: Bret De Rosa had a two-run homer and pitched five innings, allowing two unearned runs on four hits while striking out six and walking one for Centereach (2-0) in League III. Kenny Willms went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and Nick Luciani had two hits and an RBI. Copiague fell to 0-2 in conference.
Winning pitcher: Centereach - Bret De Rosa
Losing pitcher: Copiague - Falk
Home runs: Centereach -- Bret De Rosa, 1
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Vinnie Carminati has a day with a GRAND SLAM HOMERUN, 2 doubles and a single with 6 RBI's! PJ Lenz gets the win with 6 hitless innings! Great job boys!
 
March 31, 2009 F
Harborfields 13
at Bellport 0
Highlights: Harborfields 13, Bellport 0: P.J. Lenz pitched six hitless innings with eight strikeouts and two walks for Harborfields (2-1) in non-league. Vinny Carminatti went 4-for-5 with a grand slam and six RBIs. Bellport is 1-2.
Winning pitcher: Harborfields - P.J. Lenz
Losing pitcher: Bellport - Andrew Smith
Home runs: Harborfields -- Vinny Carminatti, 1.
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Zach Badanes homers for Syosset albeit in a losing effort
 
March 31, 2009 F
Massapequa 16
at Syosset 5
Highlights: Massapequa 16, Syosset 5: Rob Beltre was 2-for-3 with a double, homerun, stolen base, two RBIs and four runs scored for Massapequa (3-0, 2-0 Conference AA-I). Tommy Abruzzino went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored.
Winning pitcher: Massapequa - Ryan Scarisbrick
Losing pitcher: Syosset - Smolensky
Home runs: Massapequa-- Rob Beltre, 1; Matt Hardy, 1. Syosset -- N. Shaake, 1; Z. Badanes, 1.
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Kevin Primm is 2 for 4 with an RBI in a North Babylon win over HHH West 
 
 
March 31, 2009 F
at North Babylon 7
Half Hollow Hills West 0
Highlights: Mike Pinnola threw a four-hitter, walked three and struck out three for North Babylon (1-0) in League IV. Kyle Olsen hit a two-run homer in the first inning. Lou Galioto went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, Danny Muller went 1-for-2 with two walks, an RBI double and three runs and Kevin Primm went 2-for-4 with an RBI for North Babylon.
Winning pitcher: North Babylon - Mike Pinnola
Losing pitcher: Half Hollow Hills West - T.J. Pecoraro
Home runs: North Babylon -- Kyle Olsen, 1.
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Brandon Ramos gets it done with 4 RBI's and 2 hits in East Rockaway's victory!
 
March 30, 2009 F
East Rockaway 12
at Malverne 7
Highlights: East Rockaway 12, Malverne 7: James Scagnelli went 4-for-4 with a two-run homer and four RBIs and Brandon Ramos added two hits and four RBIs for East Rockaway (1-0) in Conference BC.
Winning pitcher: East Rockaway - Dylan Giliberti
Losing pitcher: Malverne - Rodriguez
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Cam Maron smacks one out but Hicksville is on the short side of the ledger vs Farmingdale.
 
 
March 30, 2009 F
Farmingdale 11
at Hicksville 7
Highlights: Farmingdale 11, Hicksville 7: Chris Guercio hit a three-run home run in the third inning to give Farmingdale (1-0 Conference AA-I) a 7-4 lead and the Dalers never trailed after that. Farmingdale hit five homers as a team. Greg Copolla had a two-run shot in the second and Dan Mormino and Christian Guadalupe hit back-to-back homers in the sixth to make it 11-7.
Winning pitcher: Farmingdale - Chris Capozzoli
Losing pitcher: Hicksville - Kenny
Home runs: Farmingdale -- Greg Copolla, 1; Gary Alaimo, 1; Chris Guercio, 1; Christian Guadalupe, 1; Dan Mormino, 1. Hicksville -- Urbielewicz, 1; Cam Maron, 1.

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Our gold glove SS can pitch too! Eddie Cooley gets the win for Sayville with 4 solid innings! 
 
March 26, 2009 F
Sayville 13
at Bayport-Blue Point 5
Highlights: Sayville 13, Bayport-Blue Point 5: Jack Nielsen went 2-for-2 with four RBIs and two runs for Sayville (1-0) in non-league. Edward Cooley threw four innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits and three walks with three strikeouts. The game was called after five innings because of rain. Bayport-Blue Point is 0-1.
Winning pitcher: Sayville - Edward Cooley
Losing pitcher: Bayport-Blue Point - Liberatoe
 
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Steve Pesapane gets the win for the Patriots of Ward Melville!
 
March 26, 2009 F
at Ward Melville 11
Bay Shore 4
Highlights: Thomas Spero hit a three-run double in the bottom of the first inning to give Ward Melville a 6-3 lead in non-league. Jeremy Delgado went 2-for-3 with an RBI double, walk and four stolen bases.
Winning pitcher: Ward Melville - Stephen Pesapane
Losing pitcher: Bay Shore - Anthony Eilers
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Matt Metz with a big day for West Hempstead with both the bat and right arm!!! Brandon Ramos scores the game winner for East Rockaway! 
 
March 25, 2009 F
at East Rockaway 4
West Hempstead 3
Highlights: East Rockaway 4, West Hempstead 3: Joe DelGais hit a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to score Brandon Ramos with the winning run for East Rockaway (1-0) in non-league. Sophomore Andrew Bashford earned his varsity win. Mike Metz struck out 10 in seven innings and went 2-for-4 with a solo home run for West Hempstead (1-2).
Winning pitcher: East Rockaway - Andrew Bashford
Losing pitcher: West Hempstead - Bryan DiGiovanni
Home runs: West Hempstead -- Matt Metz, 1.