2006-05-26 / Sports

SorrentinoExtends Little League Registration

Catherine Rocha (left) and Muniyra Moore (right) turn the ropes in a freestyle exercise for Monet Davis, who lifts (second from left) Cherise Bartow (third from left) at the Sorrentino Recreational Center. In the background, teammates Peter Alvarez, Laa'neisha Jones, Alicia Woodall and Aamira Moore look on. Photo by Borriello Photography
Catherine Rocha (left) and Muniyra Moore (right) turn the ropes in a freestyle exercise for Monet Davis, who lifts (second from left) Cherise Bartow (third from left) at the Sorrentino Recreational Center. In the background, teammates Peter Alvarez, Laa'neisha Jones, Alicia Woodall and Aamira Moore look on. Photo by Borriello Photography The Sorrentino Recreational Center have announced registration for the Health Plus/P.A.L./City of N.Y./ Parks and Recreation Little League baseball season, which will start on June 24.

Registration is extended to Friday, June 2 and will be on a first come first served basis and will take place at the Sorrentino Center at 1848 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway.

Limited registration will take place for boys and girls in the 5-8 years old coed division.

Practices will be held every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at O'Donahue Park, located at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Blvd.

Two divisions will consist of 12 and under co-ed and 13-15 co-ed. The Center is looking for kids who will head to high school in the fall or are currently freshman to maintain their skills in the 13-15 division. 12 and under games will be played on Saturdays 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Afternoon games for the 13-15 year old teams will start at 1 and 3 p.m.

The Little League is also looking for volunteer coaches and officials to apply and participate.

Stan Brown's Pepper Steppers , the World Champion Double Dutch team will be demonstrating at the Beach 17 Street Flea Market by the boardwalk. It will take place this Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday and Monday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The Pepper Steppers are preparing to compete once again at the American Double Dutch League World Invitational Championships at Sumter, South Carolina from June 15-17.

For further information about other programs at the center, call 718-471-4818. The Sorrentino Recreational Center is located on 18-48 Cornaga Avenue.

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