Recap of Hoboken Little League action

Here’s a rundown of recent Little League play

Sunday April 23

CASSESA’s effort to come back from down five runs in the fourth inning came up just short, as they fell 8-6 to ELKS on Sunday. CASSESA scored three runs in the failed comeback on a fielder’s choice by Jack Giattino in the fourth, a fielder’s choice by Weston Khun in the fourth, and a in the fifth. ELKS captured the lead in the first inning. ELKS scored on a stolen base during Aneel Ward’s at bat. Then Aneel doubled , driving in one. ELKS scored four runs in the third inning. The big inning for ELKS came thanks to a groundout by Zion Laney, a fielder’s choice by Angel Acosta, and a walk by Damian Acosta. Brady Landsbergis went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead CASSESA in hits.

Monday April 24

FIORE’s took an early lead in the first inning. STAN’S took the lead for good with three runs in the third inning. In the third Daniel Rashkes singled, driving in two runs and a runner stole home. Joseph Fiore and Raymond Fiore each managed one hit to lead FIORE’s. STAN’S had six hits in the game. Renaldo Pequero and Daniel Rashkes each collected multiple hits for STAN’S

PICCOLO’S watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 16-0 loss to RUSSO’S on Monday. RUSSO’S scored on a double by Jonathan Salinas, a fielder’s choice by Braden Peters, a stolen base , a walk by Arthur Pawley, and a walk by Robert Brockman in the first inning. RUSSO’S scored ten runs in the fourth inning, Dylan Jensen tripled in the inning

Tuesday April 25

YOUNG DEMS grabbed an early lead. YOUNG DEMS scored on an error, a single by Tomas Garen, a single by Christian Ballantyne, a triple by Isiah Blanks, a single by Mark Boyd, a single by Kyle Smith, and a triple by Christian in the first inning. One bright spot for CASSESA was a single by Alvin Rivera in the second inning. YOUNG DEMS had 11 hits in the game. Christian and Max Casazza each collected multiple hits for YOUNG DEMS

Wednesday April 26

Even though FIORE’s and RUSSO’S both had opportunities, it was RUSSO’S that eventually prevailed 5-3 on Wednesday. The game was tied at two with RUSSO’S batting in the top of the fourth when Dylan Jensen homered driving in two runs. RUSSO’S captured the lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for RUSSO’S. FIORE’s knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the third inning. Emanuel Reyes grounded out, scoring one run. FIORE’s collected five hits. Raymond and Joseph Fiore each collected multiple hits for FIORE’s. Will Arnone and Emanuel Reyes each drove in one run to lead FIORE. Jonathan Salinas went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead RUSSO’S in hits.

 

MARIO’S PIZZA fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 13-4 loss to MAS DEMO on Wednesday. MAS DEMO took the lead on a groundout in the first inning. MAS DEMO captured the lead in the first inning. Giulio Petrocelli grounded out, scoring one run. The big inning for MAS DEMO came thanks to a single by Louis DeFalco, a walk by Seijan Messner, and a fielder’s choice by Chasen Kirk. Malcum Kron, Jacob Gugleberger, and Satino Cortes-gil each managed one hit to lead MARIO’S PIZZA. MAS DEMO collected 12 hits. Maxwell Kirk, Chasen Kirk, GiulioPetrocelli, and Louis DeFalco each collected multiple hits for MAS DEMO.

Thursday April27

Despite allowing three runs in the first inning, STAN’S defeated PICCOLO’S 9-3 on Thursday. PICCOLO’S’s big inning was driven by a walk by Kyle Knoblough and a single by Santiago Kneep. STAN’S took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second Ramon Pequero tripled, driving in two runs and Anthony Diaz induced Stanley Gettens to ground out, but one run scored. Nicholas Gallucci, Ramon Perez, and Daniel Rashkes each drove in two runs to lead STAN’S. Phaneas Mindak led PICCOLO’S with two hits in two at bats.

 

Thursday’s game against CHIRICHELLA BOYS was a heartbreaker for POLICE DEPT, as they lost the lead late in a 25-12 defeat. CHIRICHELLA BOYS was down 7-6 in the top of the fourth inning when Jeeyan Mhajan singled, driving in two runs. Chris Riccardidoubled in the first, singled in the third, singled in the fourth, and homered in the fifth. CHIRICHELLA BOYS scored 11 runs in the fifth inning. CHIRICHELLA BOYS’s big inning was driven by a double by Michael D’Antonio, a walk by Jason Schreiber, a walk by Ben Cecala, a walk by Nate Palmerino, a walk by Evan Ballantyne, a walk by Peter Bruk, a walk by Michael, a walk by Nathan Kreigel, and a single by Jason. Chris, Luke Laskey, and Lucas Rakala each collected multiple hits for POLICE DEPT.

Friday April 28

An early lead helped YOUNG DEMS defeat FIRE DEPT 14-4 on Friday. YOUNG DEMS scored on a triple by Kyle Smith, a single by Tomas Garen, a home run by Brandon Gomez, and a stolen base in the first inning. YOUNG DEMS secured the victory thanks to eight runs in the second inning. YOUNG DEMS’s big inning was driven by a home run by Kahil Murrey, a single by Max Casazza, a double by Tomas Garen, and an error. YOUNG DEMS had ten hits in the game. Tomas Garen and Max Casazza each collected multiple hits for YOUNG DEMS.

ELKS blew out CASSESA 12-2 on Friday.

ELKS took the lead for good with four runs in the second inning. In the second there was an error, scoring one run, Damian Acosta doubled, driving in two runs, and Zachary Johnson hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run. ELKS scored four runs in the fourth inning. The big inning was thanks to a double by Aiden Ward, a walk by Jack Sullivan, a walk by Alex Manokian, and a single by Angel Acosta Wyatt Flett led CASSESA with two hits in two at bats.

Saturday April 29

CHIRICHELLA BOYS stayed in it until the end, but MAS DEMO pulled away late in a 6-4 victory on Saturday. The game was tied at four with MAS DEMO batting in the top of the sixth when Kyle Valenzuela singled driving in two runs. CHIRICHELLA BOYS captured the lead in the first inning. Jason Schrieber singled on a 1-0 count in the first inning, scoring one run. MAS DEMO evened things up at four in the top of the fifth inning. Louis DeFalco hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring two runs. Carter Touzalin, Jason schrieber, and Nate Palmerino each managed one hit to lead CHIRICHELLA BOYS.

 

POLICE DEPT and MARIO’S PIZZA passed the lead back-and-forth on Saturday, but eventually MARIO’S PIZZA prevailed 21-13. The game was tied at 12 with MARIO’S PIZZA batting in the top of the seventh when Malcum Kron doubled, driving in two runs. POLICE DEPT collected seven hits and MARIO’S PIZZA had 11 in the high-scoring affair. POLICE DEPT knotted the game up at 12 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Finn Getz drove in one run when he singled. POLICE DEPT scored five runs in the sixth inning, a single by Tige Mauseth, a single by Lucas Rakala, a walk by Ryan Balouma, and a single by Finn Getz. Malcum Kron, Satino Cortes-Gil, Jacob Gugleberger, and Frank Digiacomo each collected multiple hits for MARIO’S PIZZA. Malcum Kron went 3-for-5 at the plate as he led the team with seven runs batted in.

Sunday April 30

Dylan Eusebio drove in five on two hits to lead FIRE DEPT past ELKS 15-5 on Sunday. Dylan drove in runs on a double in the second and a single in the fifth.

ELKS scored four runs in the fifth inning, but FIRE DEPT still managed to pull out the victory. The big inning for ELKS came thanks to a double by Aneel Ward, a single by Dagostino Malfetti-Appice, and a groundout by Jackson Murray. FIRE DEPT took the lead for good with seven runs in the second inning. In the second Daquan Jones induced Zach Loungo to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored, there was an error, scoring one run, Patrick Cecala singled off of Daquan, driving in one run, Vito Zarrillo singled, driving in one run, and Dylan Eusebio doubled, driving in three runs. FIRE DEPT collected nine hits. Dylan, Patrick, and Matthew Potter each collected multiple hits for FIRE DEPT.

Monday May 1

RUSSO’S defeated ELKS 5-2 on Monday.

Robert Brockman earned the win for RUSSO’S. He tossed four and two-thirds innings, surrendering two runs, three hits, and striking out five. Dagostino Malfetti-Apice took the loss for ELKS. He pitched three innings, giving up three runs, one hit, and striking out five. Alec Lucken, Dylan Jensen, and Jonathan Salinas each collected one hit to lead RUSSO’S.

Monday’s game against YOUNG DEMS was a heartbreaker for PICCOLO’S, as they lost the lead late in a 12-1 defeat. The game was tied at one with YOUNG DEMS batting in the top of the third when Tomas Garen tripled driving in one run. YOUNG DEMS collected eight hits. Christian Ballentyne, Tomas Garen, and Kyle Smith each collected multiple hits for YOUNG DEMS