High School Baseball
Swing for the fences with extended coverage of Long Island high school baseball.
It's high school sports, so let's do some homework.
I'll warn you ahead of time: the preview is pretty comprehensive, so rather than reading 1,000-plus words of me talking about teams you don't care about, notice that all the schools are bolded so you can jump around to whatever interests you. Why? Because I care.
No. 10 Syosset (10-7) vs. No. 1 Calhoun (18-1) -
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Worthy of note: Calhoun captain Jake Thomas broke a school record with a jaw-dropping three home runs in one game in the team's 8-1 win over Valley Stream Central Monday. The left-hand hitting Thomas hit three solo shots at Fireman's Field: one in the third, fifth and seventh innings.
Calhoun remains undefeated in league (10-0) and 13-1 overall. ...Read more »
So we know about Joe Christopher, right? For the uninitiated, he's the St. John's Unviersity-bound pitcher who made MSG Varsity's top 100 baseball players, served staff ace in Calhoun's county championship season last year and pitched his way to a 5-1 record and an 1.18 ERA. Yeah, well, he's out. Not for long, according to coach Joe Correa, but since Christopher...Read more »
It appeared Game 3 was just about a lock. MacArthur dropped Game 1, but led 7-0 going into the bottom of the sixth inning and had lefthander Josh Barry and his 0.89 ERA on the mound.
But Calhoun rallied with an eight-run inning to win the Nassau Class AA championship. No. 2 Calhoun swept the best-of-three series and won the championship for the first time since 2002.
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