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...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, that...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...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....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/OF
All-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, P
Threw a no-hitter agaisnt Mepham, and was 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA. Chris Gould, Wheatley, Jr., 6-2, 180, P/1B
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