Meric Law 18, Sacs Restaurant 7. John Paul Koulotouros led the way again for Meric Law with three hits, and he closed out the game by striking out three batters in one inning of relief. Ryan Magee struck out seven batters in three innings, and Mike Lavin made a great play at third base. Jared Young reached base four times and scored each time.
For Sacs Restaurant, Nick Rodriguez had two hits and Jason Gabler hit a long double. James Shannon had a hit and scored twice.
Titan Development vs. Tiger Schulman Karate. The Tiger Schulman players came out wearing their hitting shoes, with everyone smoking two big hits.
Titan Development was led by first baseman Michael Correale, who was brilliant in the field, drilling two long fly balls into the outfield. Teammate Jordan Simon also had a fine all-around game, excelling in the field and at bat.
Applebees of Fresh Meadows 11, Du-Rite Realty 2. Anthony Zupnick pitched a great game, picking up his third win of the year and leading Applebees to victory. Supporting Zupnicks fine performance with their bats were Michael Gold, with two hits and three RBIs; Nick Athanasoupoulos, with two hits and two RBIs; and George Rowen, with two hits and two walks.
First baseman Anthony Ippolito and third baseman Chris Palamora had great defensive games. For Du-Rite, Steven Buccellato, Young-June Lee and Chris Paruch had two hits apiece. Du-Rites defense was led by Sal Rongo and Julius Wells.
Applebees of Fresh Meadows 17, Bossio & Ross 12. Rowen pitched five strong innings in relief to pick up his second win for Applebees. He also had two hits and scored three times to aid his own cause.
Applebees had plenty of offense from Phillip Varsam, who had three hits and four runs; Zupnick, who had two hits; Nicky Athanasoupoulos, who had two hits and four RBIs; Michael Gold, who had two hits; and Matt Goldstein, who doubled in two RBIs.
For Bossio & Ross, Steven Tomasik led the way with two hits. Ryan Tokan reached base safely four times and Andrew Salamanca reached base three times for Bossio & Ross.
Applebees of Fresh Meadows 10, Biordi Constructions 8. The pitching trio of starter Varsam, Zupnick in mid relief and then Ippolito closing out the game for Applebees secured the win. Leading the offense were Zupnick, with two hits and two RBIs; Rowen, with two hits and two runs scored; and Athanasoupoulos, with two hits and two RBIs.
Gold also had two hits and two RBIs, Ippolito had three hits with two doubles and Derek Sucato had a long double to contribute to the win.
Biordis Robert LaRusso went 3-for-3 with two walks to keep the game close. Matt Aiosas had a home run, Joe Soares had a double, and the fielding of Nick Ryan and Anthony Mongelli along with another fine pitching performance from Thomas Matera all added up to a great game for Biordi.
VI Pizza 14, Mittmans Medics 6. VI Pizza was led by Matthew Sagianis, who was 2-for-2 with four RBIs including a bases-clearing triple, and Nicholas Saffran, who scored three runs and had two RBIs.
Matthew Correale threw two strong scoreless innings, and Sean Feehan made two excellent defensive plays in the field including a game-ending catch of a long line drive in right field.
Mittmans was led by the pitching of Joe McManus, who threw two strong innings on the mound, and Willis Wong, who drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple.
Papazzios Restaurant 5, A&A Plumbing 0. The hit attack was led by Zack Droblas and Brendan Cosgrove, who also pitched two strong innings, and Andrew Vitti, who all hit home runs. Daniel Soares had a triple and pitched three strong innings. Shant Panoyan had three hits in big situations to help lift the home team.
For A&A Plumbing, Andrew Vecchio played great in the field as the catcher and had a hit. Anthony Palermo pitched three strong innings and Dougie McGrath had two hits for the visitors in the loss.
Applebees of Fresh Meadows 11, Hatton Funeral Home 5. David Gmuca had a double and made a great play in center field. Julien Muchuca pitched three great innings and struck out six batters.
For Hatton, Francesco Dire pitched two great innings and struck out five. Gregory Stathpoulos also had two great at bats, pitched one inning and struck out two in relief.
Outback Steakhouse 19, Mittmans Medics 11. For Outback, Anthony Panepinto went 2-for-3 and pitched three excellent innings, striking out nine. Kevin Reilly went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. Nick Loccisano went 3-for-3 with five RBIs. Jason Andrele went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, and Frank Arigo went 2-for-4, including a long home run.
VI Pizza 6, Papazzios Restaurant 5. In another very exciting game, VI Pizza came back from a 5-0 deficit to win, 6-5. With two outs in the bottom of the sixth, the winning run was driven in by Steven Toumanidis with a double, his third RBI of the game. The winning run was scored by Correale, who was 3-for-3 with two doubles and three runs scored.
The pitching was led by Nicholas Ziangas and Danny Finn, who combined to throw five scoreless innings, striking out 11 batters. Papazzios was led by Droblas, who was 4-for-4 with two RBIs and three outstanding innings on the mound. Andrew Goldstein contributed with an RBI and good defense at first base.
Pilling Real Estate 9, Gemini Tanning 6. For Pilling, Philip Cicciarello broke the game open with a bases-clearing double. Andrew Schindler pitched three strong innings, striking out five, while Michael Levin reached base three times. For Gemini, Emmanual Diaz had a big hit, Brian Schade had a double and Matt Gluck scored twice.
Pacific Lawn Sprinklers 12, Corona Pork 6. Nick Virz hit an inside-the-park grand slam, and Rob Renzi hit a two-run homer that cleared the fence at Peck Field to lead Pacific Lawn to its first win. Steve Mare had a fine game at second base.
Pacific Lawn 10, Hi-Tech Metals 5. Renzi hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and James OBrien continued his hot hitting, leading Pacific Lawn. Jorge Ynor continued his fine play.
©2003 Community News Group
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