2001-06-02 / Sports

Jamaica Bay Little League Update

Jamaica Bay Little League Update

Standings

Team (Wins-Losses-Ties)

Farm Division: Richard Doyle Real Estate Diamondbacks (5-0-0), Breezy Point Lumber Mets (5-0-0), Coogan's Luncheonette (5-0-0), Century 21 Channel Realty (5-0-0).

Rookie Boys: Tommy Pizza Athletics (6-0-0), Bay Gull Store Yankees (4-2-0), Beach Club Devil Rays (1-5-0), Miele Associates Mets (1-5-0).

Minor Boys: Sports Depot Mets (6-1-1), Re-Max Liberty Real Estate Mariners (3-4-1), The Wave Yankees (3-4-0), P.H.N.C. (2-5-0).

Major Boys: Kilroy Metal Mets (6-1-0), Irish Circle Athletics (4-3-0), Car Park Systems Devil Rays (2-5-0), Floorever Carpet Yankees (2-5-0).

Junior Boys: King Cole A/V Mets (6-1-0), Hilebrand Funeral Home Yankees (4-2-0), Diablos Yankees (2-4-0), Kiwanis Marlins (2-4-0).

Minor Girls: West End Realty Devil Rays (6-0-0), Channel Oil Yankees (2-3-1), Russo’s On The Bay Athletics (2-3-1), The Forum Mets (1-5-0).

Major Girls: Deb’s Mets (3-1-1), MTC Yankees (3-1-1), Wayside Auto Body Marlins (3-3-0), All American Deli Athletics (1-5-0).

May 16

Sports Depot Mets 19, Wave Yankees 8

The Yankees hosted the Mets in what was a game of dominant hitting. The Mets struck first, picking up five runs in the first inning off hits by Joe Connolly, Steve Romano, and Jimmy Kroog. The big blow, a two run homer by Brian Wallace, his second of the season, put the Yanks in the early deficit. The Yankees answered back with eight runs of their own, led by doubles from Ed Keane and John McCarthy and singles by Danny Coffey and Nick Gonzalez. The Mets finally put the game out of reach in the fifth, on key hits By Nick Mohr, Jimmy Kroog and Eric Wick. Met closer Brian Wallace came on in relief of Wick in the sixth, striking out the side to end the game.


May 20

Wave Yankees 10, Remax Mariners 6

The Yankees broke their losing streak against the Mariners, scoring on big hits by Anthony Ciambriello, Danny Coffey, John McCarthy, and Phil D'Agostino. Nicholas Heck returned to the lineup after missing three games with an injury, playing a key role by scoring three times. Heck is the "Fireplug" for this team, playing everywhere on the field, and throwing his body around with reckless abandon. John McCarthy received Player of the Game honors, going 2 for 2 with three RBI's. He also pitched four innings, giving up a stingy two runs, striking out seven.

Sports Depot Mets 13, P.H.N.C. Athletics 9

The Mets stretched their winning streak to four straight, getting a solid four innings from spot-starter Brian Wallace filling in for injured Ace fireballer Jimmy Kroog. Wallace helped himself at the plate, launching two monstrous doubles to the base of the fence, finishing 3 for 3 with four RBI's. Eric "The Big Bopper" Wick continued his hot streak as well, crushing a three run homer to cap a six run fourth inning. Catcher Nicky Mohr continued to stifle base-stealers, throwing out three runners at second and third. The Athletics kept the game close all afternoon, getting big hits from George Yodice every time up. The slick-fielding Yodice, a second year Star, also swiped a couple of bases to keep his club in the game. The A's own "Bopper" Joe Laporta, had a good day at the plate, smashing a huge RBI double to left-center in the bottom of the sixth. Laporta, the catcher, manages to come up with big hits despite taking a pounding game after game behind the plate. Left fielder Jesse McCrae sparkled on defense, making a great catch in the second inning.  Met reliever Jarrett Erins came on to relieve Wallace in the fifth, throwing two solid innings, and getting quite an ovation from the crowd.

May 25

Sports Depot Mets 7, Remax Mariners 5

Hurlers Jimmy Kroog of the Mets and John Alite of the Mariners battled fiercely in this tight battle. Kroog allowed only one hit through five innings, a two-run single to Mariner slugger Josh Kaye in the fifth. Alite allowed only three hits, the big blow coming from Met Third baseman Stevie Romano's two run triple in the bottom of the fourth. Moments later, Romano made a dash for the plate, stealing home. Mariner Brendan Shea kept his club in the game, walking twice and stealing three bases. Kaye, who also played a solid third base, finished with three RBI's.

The Mariners fell to 3-4-1. The Mets climbed to 6-1-1 and are riding a five game winning streak.


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