Swing for the fences with extended coverage of Long Island high school baseball.
Ian Cutler joined Newsday in September 2011 as part of the high school sports team and has covered hockey, tennis and gymnastics. Prior to coming to Newsday, he briefly wrote news and feature stories for Long Beach Patch after graduating from Brandeis University in May 2011.
While at Brandeis, Ian was the sports editor of his school’s newspaper, the Justice, where he covered a wide range of sports from fencing, swimming, soccer and basketball to the NHL’s Boston Bruins during their Stanley Cup season. He was also the radio play-by-play announcer for the Brandeis basketball, baseball and softball teams his senior year.
Ian is a Long Island native who grew up on local sports. The highlight of his athletic career came at age 11, when he pitched three no-hit innings in a little league playoff game.
Connetquot went on the offensive, pouring in 19 runs in a big win over Lindenhurst. Watch highlights here....Read more »
Here is the story from Ian Cutler.
Logan Frati threw mostly fastballs Monday, but when perfection was on the line, the Eastport-South Manor pitcher decided to change it up against Comsewogue.
It worked out perfectly.
After retiring the first 20 batters he faced, Frati threw a changeup and got Riley Shea to ground out to shortstop Michael Flynn on the first pitch, finishing...Read more »
Watch video highlights from game 3 of the League I series this past week between Patchogue-Medford and Commack. Pat-Med won the series, 2-1....Read more »
Saturday afternoon’s cross-county opener between Hills East and Clarke featured two of the top pitchers on Long Island. Senior Chris Appell for Clarke and junior Stephen Woods for Hills East were both impressive, each showing their own strengths on the mound.
Appell left the game with two outs in the bottom of the sixth with a 3-0 lead, but was charged with two runs after Hills East rallied...Read more »
A look at Holy Trinity baseball and its five Division I recruits heading into the 2012 CHSAA season....Read more »
UPDATE: Division loses, 3-1. Carey loses, 7-0. All Long Island teams eliminated in semifinal.
Adam Ronis live here at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton for the State Class A semifinal between Division and Pittsford Sutherland.
Top 1: John Cruz led off by reaching on an error for Division before Lenny Martinez grounded out to short and J.J. Kissane lined an out to the second baseman, who doubled...Read more »
Carey (20-6) vs. Victor (22-1)
Saturday: 10 a.m. at Sylvester Field at Union-Endicott High School
The winner advances to the final, Saturday at 4 p.m. and plays the winner of Shaker-Kingston.
Carey has won 13 straight games, and in the process, the fourth-seeded Seahawks swept Class AA favorites Calhoun (seeded first) and MacArthur (seeded second). To say this team is scorching...Read more »
Division (21-7) vs. Pittsford Sutherland (23-2)
Saturday: 10 a.m. at NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton
The winner advances to the final Saturday at 4 p.m. and the plays the winner of Saugerties-Burnt Hills
Division was the No. 7 seed in the Nassau Class A county tournament. The Blue Dragons had the same record in conference play as South Side, but dropped two of three in the regular...Read more »
Click the links below to see brackets for the New York State baseball championships, including the Long Island Championships.
The Nassau and Suffolk brackets are listed below. Final conference standings can be viewed here.
STATE PLAYOFFS: Class AA - Class A - Class B - Class C - Class D
NASSAU: Class AA - Class A - Class B
SUFFOLK: Class...Read more »
Mattituck will play Briarcliff (Section I) in the Southeast Class B Regional final tomorrow at 4 p.m. at Pace University in Pleasantville. The winner advances to the state semifinals in Binghamton on Saturday. Briarcliff defeated Spackenkill, 9-1, today to advance. ...Read more »