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Opening day showcased some great talent for the Texas Farm Division of the Bayside Little League. For A&A Plumbing, Jonathan Caciola’s outstanding glove and Thomas Nacinovich’s power hitting made the difference. Bagels & Bake...

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Texas Farm Division

Opening day showcased some great talent for the Texas Farm Division of the Bayside Little League. For A&A Plumbing, Jonathan Caciola’s outstanding glove and Thomas Nacinovich’s power hitting made the difference. Bagels & Bake showcased Sal Salomone and John Echel's grand slam power, with Vassilli Grigorakos’ superb fielding. For Hatten's Funeral Home, Steve Rufo and Logan Moy were the stars of the day. America’s First Choice Mortgage muscled in with Morel Gaskins, George Yiantselis and Andrew Adler’s power hitting. For Mardene Construction, it was Fallon McCarthy and Anthony Kavalls with the big bat and glove. All eyes were on Christopher Wren and Liam Gaffey Byers of Eye Supply courtesy of their outstanding hitting and fielding. ASK Construction built a lead with sluggers Alex Sullivan, Zachary Yanowitz and John Dorsch. Zachary Rosenblum and Adam Strumpf were the stars for B.L. Management.

Texas Division

Prava Construction 8, R. Klein CPA 7. Joe Black was the difference on defense and Justin Beiner went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in the win. John Aponte, Michael Marden and Joey Pravata were all solid on the mound for Prava. R. Klein CPA had strong performances by Mike Laucella, who belted a two-run homer, Robert Goger, who pitched a stellar game on the mound, and Peter DeRosa, who stood out on defense in the loss.

Outback Steak House 7-8, Papazzio's Restaurant 5-2. Outback Steakhouse was led by Andrew Vitti (2-for-3), who pitched three great innings and gave up only two runs. Zachary Marcus was on base all three times, as was Andrew Bodnar to pace the 7-5 victory. Nicky Manetta pitched a great game and went 3-for-3 with a triple and two home runs, including a grand slam in the 8-2 win. Alex Pecora also was up three times and had two RBIs for Outback Steak House.

Dr. Kim's Tin Grin’s 14 vs. Biordi Construction 7. Dr. Kim’s scored 14 straight runs after trailing 5-0, led by James Caffrey, who hit a grand slam, a double and totaled five RBIs to defeat Biordi Construction. John Paul Koulotoutos added a home run and triple for the winners. Biordi scored four runs in the second inning, led by J.J. Prudente (1-for-2, two RBIs), Tom Karcinski (1-for-2, double), Ben Gould (1-for-3, double) and Anthony Scianna (2-for-3, double and home run). Frankie Biordi pitched three shutout innings and has allowed just one earned run in his last six frames on the mound.

Biordi Construction 12 vs. Papazzio's Restaurant 8. Biordi rallied from an 8-6 deficit with six runs in the final inning for the win. Stars for Biordi included pitcher Sam Rowen (a double, one RBI), who struck out eight for the win. Nicky Burns added a triple and single, while Frankie Biordi had two doubles. Tom Karcinski went 4-for-4 and Anthony Scianna went 3-for-4 in the 12-8 triumph. Down by three runs, Papazzio’s Timothy Hom led the fourth inning with a solid base hit and Brandon Putre delivered the big blow with a bases-loaded, two run double down the right-field line. Brian Wren followed with another double that cleared the bases for two RBIs. Papazzio’s would score five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a two run lead at 8-6. In the field, Chris Doherty made a sensational catch in right to end the top of the sixth inning.

Monahan & Fitzgerald’s 11, ZAB 8. In a very exciting game, Monahan’s came back from a three-run deficit with six runs in the last two innings. Danny Finn hit a grand slam home run to cap a five-run rally in the fourth and pitched two innings of hitless ball, striking out six. Joseph Jensen went 3-for-3 and hit a two-run homer. Matthew Correale chipped in with an RBI single and two runs scored and Anthony Rongo had two excellent at bats and scored a big run. ZAB was led by Douglas Chu, who drove in three runs and pitched two solid innings. Chris Cruz struck out six during three solid innings of pitching.

PeeWee Division

MTM Carpentry vs. Hollis Court Collision. Carley Seidel of MTM Carpentry had an awesome day, making a great play in the field and also blasting two big hits. Not to be outdone, Anthony Albisini and Brett Doreen had two hits a piece for Hollis Court.

Tiger Schulmann’s vs. Padavan’s Paragons. Christopher Skody was the star of the day for Padavan’s with an exceptional all-round game. Bazil Lardas and Constantine Kokis were the stars for Tiger Schulmann’s with two big blasts each.

Philmar Machine vs. A&G Water Filter. Anthony Santino and Joseph Vitello led the hitting parade for the big bats of Philmar Machine The rocket arm of Danny Laruso anchored the defense and Sebastian Dilones hit a monster home run for A&G.

Prava Construction vs. Mensch Lumber. Prava Construction put on an awesome hitting display, led by the big bats of Anthony Pravata and Michael Correale. Ethane Connelly and Daniel Shannon put on quite a display with fine all-around games.

Anna Marie’s Bagels vs. Il Fresco. Richard Renzi made a gold-glove catch and Cole Knaster hit with power for Il Fresco. Newcomers Matthew Goldman and Joe Decanio continued to show great growth as players for Anna Marie’s.

Minor Division

Club Care beats Lloyd’s. Daniel Valenzia had three hits with four RBIs and James Tzilvelis had a great pitching outing for Club Care and Tony Zorrilla put in great pitching effort in a losing cause for Lloyd’s.

Club Care beats North Shore Baptist Church. Vincent Guerra made a outstanding defensive play with Robert Romono getting two hits for Club Care and Parker Moore playing a great game in a losing cause for North Shore.

Printing Express 9, Club Care 8. Timmy Keaney’s lead-off walk started the winning rally in the top of the sixth inning, while Michael Krau provided the hitting for Printing Express. Derrek Errigo and Alex Chateau had five hits for Club Care.

Printing Express 3, Meric Law 2. Chris Lundren’s great pitching and Jared Young’s perfect bunt on a squeeze play led Printing Express over the fine pitching and catching of Jason Shervnick and Matt Casbarro of Meric Law.

Printing Express 6, Bayside Milk Farm 5. Johnny Keaney had two hits, with Dante Randazzo driving in the winning run to lead Printing Express over the great hitting by Matt Goldfine and Daniel Costa for Bayside Milk Farm.

Major Division

Mardene Construction 7, Valle Tile 0. Joey Marden pitched six shutout innings as Mardene Construction defeated Valle Tile in the opening game of the Major Division schedule at Crocheron Park. Marden and catcher Pete Scianna also chipped in with two hits and Billy Demos had a hit and an RBI for the victors. Valle Tile was led by George Ynoa, who had two hits and pitched two shutout innings, and Darren Shiu, who also had a strong performance on the mound.

Valle Tile 4, Bell Bay Florist 2. Valle Tile won its first game of the season by edging Bell Bay Florist, 4-2. Michael Keen had two doubles and was 2-for-3 and Alon Nisim had an RBI and an extra base hit in the win. Bell Bay Florist got strong performances from Michael Wiederhold, who caught five strong innings behind the plate, and J.R. Alonzo, who made a spectacular play at second base to stop a rally late in the game.

Mardene Construction 7, Biordi Construction 3. Mardene Construction made it two in a row in a well-played victory over Biordi Construction. Mardene’s Sean Donnelly handcuffed Biordi hitters with four strong innings on the mound. Hitting stars included Joey Miccio (a double and a triple), Mike Burns (1-for-2, two RBIs) and Vinnie Iannece (1-for-3, two runs scored), who laid down a perfect bunt to start a big rally in the second inning. Biordi Construction was led by shortstop Spiros Cominos (2-for-3, one RBI), George Rowen (2-for-3, two RBIs) and strong pitching from Joseph Soares (two shutout innings) in relief. Biordi rallied with three runs in the fifth inning on a triple by Rowen and a hit by Cominos, but pitcher John Apostolo came in to close the door for the save for Mardene in relief.

Printing Express 7, V.I. Pizza 6. Printing Express came back from a 6-3 deficit to win in extra innings. Jesse McGrade tripled with two out in the bottom of the sixth and Kevin Smith singled to tied the score at six. Rob Renzi double and winning pitcher Kevin Kolze singled him in to win the game in the bottom of the seventh. Paul Gorynski and Nick Copelli had good games for V.I. Pizza.

Printing Express 13, Party City 6. Mike Andreon and Chris Hamm combined to give up only two runs over five innings to help the Express come back from a 6-1 deficit. James O’Brien tied the score at six with an RBI-single and Chris Hamm added two hits for the Express. Nicky Ryan had two hits and Cal Sternick pitched three strong innings for Party City.

Biordi Construction 14, Brigandi Barristers 7. Biordi’s offense was led by Anthony Mongelli with three hits, George Rowen and Michael Biordi with two doubles a piece and the first homer of the season hit by Matt Valle, a two-run blast over the left-center field fence. Biordi’s defense was led by Dylan Pleva, who had four crucial put-outs in left field Brigandi’s Chris Paruch had two hits and Derek LaMacchia added two more, including a double.

Biordi Construction 11, Valle Tile 5. Matt Valle registered the win for Biordi Construction, pitching five strikeouts in the first two innings. John Dellafioria had two RBIs and Anthony Mongelli socked two triples and a double. Valle Tile’s Anthony Scifo went 2-for-3 with a triple and Alon Nisim contributed two hits.

Brigandi Barristers 8, Party City 0. Anthony Zupnick and Chris Paruch shared in the pitching duties, hurling three innings each of no-hit, shutout ball. John Conway went a perfect 1-for-1 at the plate, walking once, scoring two runs and stealing three bases for the Barristers. Party City got some good innings form Brian Campbell on the mound and from Christopher Riley in the field.

Brigandi Barristers 9, V.I. Pizza 5. Giancarlo Santillo went 3-for-3 with a triple and Glen Barker had a single and two walks in three innings, as the Barristers won their second straight game. Nick Copelli stung the ball all day for V.I. Pizza, going 3-for-3 with two doubles, one that hit the top of the fence and bounced back into fair territory.

Valle Tile 4, Mardene Construction 3. Valle Tile squeaked by Mardene Construction in their second meeting of the season, as Valle’s Alon Nisim struck out the final Mardene batter in the bottom of the sixth inning with bases loaded and a full count. Kyle Porter went 2-for-3 with a long double to help in the winning cause.

Junior Division

CJ Wolfhounds 12, Healthmax 2. Clutch hitting from Robert Costa and Kevin Hyde helped CJ Wolfhounds to a 12-2 victory over Healthmax. Kevin went 2-for-3 with a couple of two-out RBI-doubles. Robert Costa and Antonio Alfonso’s two-out RBI-single in the sixth helped seal the victory. Outstanding defense was also showcased by Matt Water’s diving catch in the fifth, shutting down the rallying Healthmax team. Chris Wong went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Healthmax.

CJ Wolfhounds 12, Kelly’s 1. Kevin Hyde struck out 11 batters in four innings. Lawrence Chan cleared the bases in the sixth with a three-run triple and Alex Kalinkos went 4 -for-4 with a triple and three RBIs for the Hounds. Mike Karcinski knocked in the only run for Kelly’s.

CJ Wolfhounds 17, Jimeez 6. Lawrence Chan’s three-run triple, Thomas Lewedowski’s two-run single and Thomas Metera’s RBI-single, all in the first inning, helped the Hounds to a 17-6 victory over Jimeez. Ricky Monahan went 2-for-3 to lead the six-run rally in the fifth for Jimeez.

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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