Week 2

Updated Saturday May 28, 2016 by St. Barts Old Timers Softball League.

St. Wolfgang coughs up lead, St. Joseph wins 11-9 

With St. Joseph trailing by one, Nam-June Joe came to the plate and hit into a fielder's choice, scoring Frank Chupko and Brendan McNamara

Joe racked up three RBIs on two hits for St. Joseph. 

Offense was not hard to come by on on Tuesday, as both teams combined for 20 runs and 38 hits, including two extra base hits. 

St. Wolfgang jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Mike Markowycz singled to ignite St. Wolfgang's offense. A single by Bobby Camisa then moved Markowycz from first to second. 

It didn't take long for St. Joseph to answer as it scored three runs of its own in the first. St. Joseph scored on a fielder's choice and a two-run single by Garrett Yarnall

After posting two runs in the third, St. Wolfgang again scored two in the sixth. In the third, St. Wolfgang scored on an RBI single by Erik Hastrup, bringing home Camisa. 

St. Joseph went up for the duration of the game after the sixth inning. Additional runs came from a fielder's choice and four singles.


St. Francis coughs up lead, St. George wins 14-11 

With the score tied at 11 in the seventh inning, Tony Perconte came to the plate and homered, scoring Walt Patrylo

Perconte racked up two RBIs on one hit for St. George. 

Offense was not hard to come by on on Thursday, as both teams combined for 25 runs and 43 hits, including 12 extra base hits. 

Patrylo had three extra-base hits for St. George. He doubled in the second, fifth, and seventh innings. 

Joshua Baik racked up three RBIs on four hits for St. Francis. He doubled in the second inning, tripled in the fifth inning, and singled in the fourth and seventh innings. 

St. George easily handled St. Francis pitching as six hitters combined for 15 hits, 10 RBIs and eight runs scored. 

The top of the first saw St. George take an early lead, 4-0. David Eckertsingled to ignite St. George's offense, before Ryan Peters tripled, bringing home Eckert. St. George pushed more runs across when Peters scored on an RBI double by James Richey, Richey scored on an RBI double by Robert Zerafa, and Zerafa scored on an RBI single by Frederick Wustefeld

It didn't take long for St. Francis to respond as it scored three runs of its own in the second. St. Francis scored on a two-run double by Baik and a fielder's choice. 

St. Francis brought home two runs in the fourth inning, and matched that run total in the fifth. In the fourth, St. Francis scored on a two-run single by Mike Cunningham, scoring Donald Rinaldo and Bill Scheiner

A key seventh-inning rally gave St. George the lead for good. St. George tacked on a total of seven runs on two doubles and an RBI single by Richey.


St. John Paul II tops St. Matthew in back-and-forth affair, 7-6 

After five lead changes in Friday's game at Brookside, St. John Paul II finally pulled out a 7-6 win over St. Matthew. 

St. John Paul II pulled out the win thanks to a strong eighth inning. A sacrifice fly by Peter Costello scored Thomas Ulichny and gave St. John Paul II the lead for good. 

Peter Costello was solid at the plate for St. John Paul II. Peter Costello went 2-3, drove in one and scored one run. 

Pat Nigro racked up two RBIs on two hits for St. Matthew. He tripled in the first inning and singled in the seventh inning. 

Steve Spoljaric recorded the win for St. John Paul II. He allowed four runs over eight innings. Spoljaric struck out none, walked one and gave up 15 hits. 

Paul Newton was charged with the loss. He allowed seven runs in 7 1/3 innings, walked one and struck out none. 

The top of the first saw St. Matthew take an early lead, 3-0. St. Matthew got things going when Rich Reich singled. A single by Joe LoBrace then moved Reich from second to third. The scoreboard lit up again for St. Matthew when LoBrace and Pikaart scored on a two-run triple by Nigro. 

St. John Paul II survived St. Matthew's surge and put up three runs of its own in the first. St. John Paul II scored on a groundout by Robert Stratton, an RBI triple by Paul Leso, and an RBI single by Bryan Healey

St. Matthew put up one run in each of the fourth, sixth and seventh. In the fourth, St. Matthew scored on a solo home run by Chris San Jaun

St. John Paul II quickly matched St. Matthew's strong inning with a one-run inning of its own in the sixth. St. John Paul II scored on a sacrifice fly by Stratton. 

St. John Paul II scored two runs of its own in the seventh. St. John Paul II scored on an RBI single by Floyd Roberts and an RBI single by Dean Talcott.


St. Joseph falls 16-4 at the hands of St. Maximilian

St. Maximilian beat St. Joseph on Friday 16-4 at Farley in seven innings. 

St. Maximilian scored seven runs in the fourth on St. Maximilian scored in the fourth on an RBI triple by Russ Lomuscio, an RBI single by Stephen Mavrakes, an RBI double by John Deitch, a three-run triple by Jason Semple, and a sacrifice fly by Francis Vecchione

Jason Semple racked up five RBIs on three hits for St. Maximilian. 

St. Joseph's Gus Alvarez was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He singled in the first, third, and sixth innings. 

St. Maximilian easily handled St. Joseph pitching as nine hitters combined for 28 hits, 15 RBIs and 16 runs scored. 

St. Joseph answered St. Maximilian's top inning with two runs of its own in the first. St. Joseph scored on an RBI double by Glenn Gang and an RBI single by Tom Swales

St. Maximilian added five more runs in the top of the fifth. Deitch kicked things off with a single, scoring Mavrakes. That was followed up by Jason Semple's single, plating Paul Bifani and Deitch.


St. Vincent scatters 17 St. Wolfganghits in 7-3 win 

Harold Hopler allowed 17 hits, but managed to get enough outs to help St. Vincent defeat St. Wolfgang in seven innings on Friday at Jerseyland. 

Tom Litterio boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to pace St. Vincent. He singled in the second and fourth innings and doubled in the sixth inning. 

St. Wolfgang's Chris Paterek was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He singled in the second, fourth, and sixth innings. 

The game was never in doubt after the first, as St. Vincent scored two runs on two singles. 

St. Vincent scored one run in the second inning, and then followed it up with one more in the fourth. In the second, St. Vincent scored on a fielder's choice, plating Steven Pirella

St. Vincent increased its lead with three runs in the sixth. Litterio's double got things going, bringing home Louis Messano. That was followed up by Pat MacDonnell's single, plating Pirella. 

Three runs in the bottom of the sixth helped St. Wolfgang close its deficit to 7-3. A two-run single by Chris Paterek and an RBI single by Brian Weberfueled St. Wolfgang's comeback. Hopler ended the inning by getting Dan Margolis to ground out.

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