High School Baseball
Swing for the fences with extended coverage of Long Island high school baseball.
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 »
Thanks to tight deadlines, excellent pitching, and the do-or-die nature of Tuesday's Carey-MacArthur Nassau Class AA final, I had about three versions of the same article written in my Word document. This one had more storylines than General Hospital, y'all.
Of course, by now you know that No. 4 Carey defeated No. 2 MacArthur, 3-0, to advance to the Long Island Championship. You know, also,...Read more »
I know it's summer when I'm spending a sun-soaked day in the Farmingdale State press box. Tis that time of year again - one of the biggest, baddest days in high school baseball and we here at Newsday have got y'all covered.
I thus present to you, a preview:
Class AA final, Game 1
Who: No. 2 MacArthur takes on No. 4 Carey
When: 11 a.m.
Where:...Read more »
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) -
As...Read more »
In addition to the Players to Watch, Newsday has pinpointed it's Rising Stars for the year:
Jim Guiliano, Connetquot, Jr., 5-9, 170, P/OFAll-County as a sophomore and second team All-Long Island, had 36 hits, 2 HRs and 23 RBIs.
John Daddino, Carey, Jr., 5-11, 210, PThrew a no-hitter agaisnt Mepham, and was 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA.
Chris Gould, Wheatley, Jr., 6-2, 180, P/1BAll-County...Read more »