BCAC Pee Wee Shamrocks Clinch Championship Berth
The BCAC St. Virgilius/St. Camillus Pee Wee Shamrocks defeated Our Lady of Hope 18-5 in their opening playoff game this past Saturday. Liam Malsy got the ball and pitched three strong innings, striking out six batters and giving up only one hit. Patrick Minihane pitched the final three innings for the save by striking out five batters. The game started with a great defensive play by CF Jack Allen (1-3, run, stolen base) stopping a single and keeping the runner stranded at second base.
The bats exploded in the first inning when the Shamrocks scored 11 runs and never looked back. The offense was led by Minihane (3-4, home run), Malsy (3-4, triple and four stolen bases), Michael Reardon (3-4. home run), Nick Font (2-3, 3 runs), Angelo Fenty (2-2, double), Michael O’Reilly (2-2, 2 runs), Tristen Dougherty (1-3, 2B, 2 stolen bases), Jarrett Johnson (1-3, double), Gilberto Lopez (stolen bases) and Storm Ramos (walk).
Minihane and Malsy received game balls for their strong pitching and batting. Please come and support the team when they play for the CYO Pee Wee Championship this Saturday, June 19, 9 a.m. vs. Queen of Peace at Kissena Corridor #1. Directions will be posted on www.bcacny. com. According to team leaders, “All CYO playoff games are played at neutral fields but our opponent lives close to this field, please come and root for your Shamrocks.”