Novice Shamrocks Off To Winning Start
The BCAC Novice Shamrocks playing for the St. Virgilius/St. Camillus Parish started off the 2011 season where they left off from their championship 2010 season. They defeated St. Matthias 8-3 on April 9. Nick Font took the mound and dominated by pitching three shut out no hit innings, along with five strikeouts for the win. Liam Malsy pitched 4 innings for the save and struck out 9. The offense was led by 2B Tristen Dougherty going 3-4, 2 runs, 2RBI and 5 stolen bases, also contributing were 3B/C Mike Reardon (1-3, 2R, 4 SB), C/3B Patrick Minihane (1-3, R 5 SB), Liam Malsy (2R, 5 SB), OF Kevin Keller (1R, 3 SB) and Nick Font (2 SB). Patrick Minihane had a fine day catching and Michael O’Reilly played all 4 infield positions.
The outfield was secured by Gilberto Lopez, Michael Krzyzanowski, Jarrett Johnson and Brandon O’Carroll. The MVP Game ball was awarded to Tristen Dougherty for his fine offensive performance. Nick Font, Liam Malsy and Patrick Minihane were voted All Stars for the game by the coaches.