Major Homes 10, Iannece 2001 0. Chris Kelly and Steve Albanese provided fine defensive playing for Iannece 2001. For Major Homes, catcher by Mike Guerra threw out two baserunners at second, while the offense was powered by Chris Wong, who was 2-for-2 with three RBIs.
Centa Plumbing 9. Printing Express 3. Centa opened the Minor Division season with a win on a damp, gray day. Greg Grass did well on the mound, with three strikeouts, and had two key hits at the plate. Daniel Maher played well at third base. James Antunnes was terrific on the mound, striking out eight batters in three innings. Jake Harten made great defensive plays for Prinitng Express and Brian Campbell recorded six strikeouts from the mound.
CJ Wolfhounds 3, Bayside Plumbing 0. Alex Kalinkos threw a one-hitter, striking out 12 en route to a shutout win over Bayside Plumbing on the opening day of the Major Division season. Clutch hitting by James Lizzul and Chris Paruch in the second inning proved to be the difference in a well-pitched contest. Angelo Costanos pitched three innings of shutout ball, stirking out five for Bayside Plumbing.
Lloyds Funeral Home 11. Stabile & Stabile 4. Pitcher Gerard Cash threw a strong game for Lloyds in their opener Saturday. Michael Gold and Micahel Canafarotta provided the offense, collecting a few RBIs each. Lloyds was able to take advantage of some timely errors on the part of Stabile. Robert Larusso pitched a strong four innings for Stabile, keeping the game close until the fifth inning. Catcher Peter Scianna had an assist, nailing a runner at second.
Hot Bagels & Bake 12, Burton & Doyle 4. Anthony Musso and Yoav Katz led the hitting attach with a combination of two home runs, two triples and two doubles. In his pitching debut, John Pinerio threw three innings of one-hit ball with six strikeouts. Platooning second basemen James Jordan and Mark DeBernardo turned in defensive gems. Kevin Cash controlled the game from behind the plate. Tom Peterson of Burton and Doyle spoiled the no-hitter with a line drive single in the third inning. Despite the score, outstanding pitching was the name of this game. Future all-stars were certainly on display.
Bourbon Street 7, Kellys Car Service 1. James Hausdorf pitched and played first base for the winners, with Jonathan Cedeno behind the plate.
Biordi Construction 9, Knights of Columbus 4. Zach Zalewski went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and Frankie Biordi went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Biordi Constructions 9-4 come-from-behind win over Knights of Columbus last Thursday at Crocheron Park. Pitchers Leo (1-for-2, two runs scored) and Sam Cohen-Gussak (1-for-3, three runs scored) combined for the win on the mound, striking out 10. Knights of Columbus was led by pitcher John Benussi and catcher Matthew Casbarro (2--for-3), who had three RBIs with a single and triple. Other contributors in the win for Biordi Construction were Tom Karzinski (1-for12, one RBI), Anthony Scianna (four walks, two RBIs), Nicky Burns, Sam Rowen and Anthony Jackson (one RBI each) and Nick Macchia, who was the defensive star of the game with two great plays at third base.
Valle Tile and Marble 9, Starlight Caterers 1. For Valle Tile, Lionel Morales was the hitting star, while Michael Keen pitched a comlete game. Dylan Pleva had a couple of hits for Starlight and Sean Donnelly pitched a good game.
Hot Bagels & Bake 12, Povolny & Chasin Associates Yankees 4. Terrence Manfredonia and Ryan Paccione combined for 15 strikeouts over six innings for the Yanks, but it was not enough to overcome the timely hitting of Hot Bagles & Bake. Anthoy Musso and Yael Katz combined to go 6-for-8 with four RBIs for the winners.
Texas Farm Division
Padavans Paragons came out pounding the ball, led by Anthony Palermo, who had two doubles and two singles, and Danny Finn, who also had two doubles and two singles. In the field, Trevor Wilson and Steven Koumides turned in two excellent plays defensively.
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