The Senator Frank Padavan BlueJays rebounded after each of their tough losses with dominant victories that featured a combined five-inning shutout pitched by Alexis Namit, Mary Beth Attanasio and Angie Campana followed by another strong Namit outing finished by Lorey Giblin.
Dunkin Donuts 11, Mineola 5.
Toni Ann pitched a complete game to end her teams slide at three games as Dunkin Donuts beat Mineola 11-5 to improve to 1-3. Toni Ann went 3-for-3 (single, double and triple) and had three RBIs. Jen Brosnan went 2-for-2 and had three RBIs. Cristina Fristachi and Maria Augustine played good catchers defense. Kerry Bunyan, Nicolette Pullo, Ashley Doran and Jessica Olwell played excellent defense.
Jennifer Lewis made a nice slide at home. Pullo, Doran, Bunyan and Sneha Mohan also hit well.
Dunkin Donuts 16, Merillon 15.
Jessica Olwell, Jesenia Dupuy and Ashley Doran pitched well and beat Merillon.
In the last inning, Carly Farrone became a hero, driving in three winning RBIs to end the game.
Rosalind Salcedo went 2-for-2 and had three RBIs, and Nicolette and Carly walked three times and scored three runs each.
Greggs Tire & Auto Royals solid vs. Vitality Drugs Brewers
The Greggs Tire & Auto Royals played a great game against rivals the Vitality Drugs Brewers. The Royals had some great defensive plays, with Rishi Durjan fielding a ground ball at second and thowing to John Martini at first for the out. Devin Gugliemetti made a beautiful catch on a pop-up at third and then threw to John at first for a double play.
The next inning the Brewers batter hit a base hit to left field, but Michael Hovi in left field threw to third baseman Isaac Peltzer, who made a nice play and got the runner out who was going to third from second.
John Gallagher, who was playing second, also played a ground ball beautifully and got the runner out at second. Zachary Pournazari at short stop threw a runner out at first. And Michael Epstein at second base got two plays in the same inning and threw to John for both outs. James Sciortino had three hits, and Marcus Choon had three hits, which included a double to right field. Neeloy Azad and Christian Mendoza kept their hot bats alive with two hits each.
Fine Fare Supermarket Angels win two
The Fine Fare Supermarket Angels improved their season record to 6-2 by defeating Little Neck 2 and the Devil Rays this week by scores of 12-8 and 22-8. Brian Biscotti started on the mound against Little Neck and went three innings, allowing two runs on three hits while walking one and striking out six.
Jay Hausdorf pitched the final four innings to close out the game for the Angels. Against the Devil Rays, Chris Mignoli took the mound and went the distance for the Angels. Chris allowed four earned runs on seven hits while walking one and striking out eight.
Offensively over the two games the Angels all had their hitting shoes on. Brian Biscotti had a triple, a single and five RBIs, Jay Hausdorf had a double, four singles and six RBIs, Ray Potestio went 6-for-9 with a homer, a double and a triple.
But not to be outdone, Chris Viso went 7-for-9 with two doubles, a triple and a homer; Chris Mignoli had two singles and drove in four runs, Vincent Pistone continued to have great at-bats, driving in three more runs. The David brothers have started to hit, with Vladimir driving in one and Charlie getting five hits, including a monster home run against the Devil Rays.
Jon Kruczowy continues to show why he is so important to this team: He plays every position and plays them all well. Jon also contributed three walks and scored twice. John Barberii and Tommy Clarkson each scored runs, and Arnab Mitra doubled and drove in two runs for the Angels.
Uncle Louie Gs Mets split
The Uncle Louie Gs Mets went 1-1 during the week to put their season record at 5-2-1. The Mets split games with Mineola 2, losing, 4-0, and winning, 6-4. Ashley Tolento started the first game and pitched three innings, allowing two runs on three hits, walking one and striking out six. Gabriella Valdes came on to pitch in her first game ever and went two solid innings, allowing two runs on three hits, walking four and striking out five.
Offensively, in the first game the girls struggled and managed only three singles, all by Kaitlyn Biscotti.
In the return match the Mets sent Kaitlyn Biscotti to the mound and she threw the first three innings, allowing only one hit while striking out eight. Ashley Tolento came on and closed the door for the Mets, pitching the final three innings, giving up four runs on four hits while walking two and striking out four.
The girls finally woke up at the plate and started hitting again. Leading the attack were Garry Rey with a single and a run scored; Meghan Gratzer, who played her best game of the year, having two singles and a walk as well as two outstanding defensive plays; Gabby Prusak, who walked and scored; and Gabby Valdes, who walked, singled and drove in a run.
Shannon Wallace continued her steady improvement and reached base all three times with a single, a walk and a fielders choice. Lisa Dirrigo singled, Marleny Santana walked, Nadine Choorcialso walked and Angela George had an RBI.
Danielle Shtab continued to show improvement offensively and defensively, while Kaitlyn added a single and a double and Ashley walked twice.
©2004 Community News Group
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