11 Lewiston Knights were named to the 2012 Niagara Frontier League All-Star Team this week.
A 12th Knight was named to the 2012 Niagara Orleans League All-Star Team.
First Team Honors went to Joe DiLaura, Greg Janese, Dylan Kelly, Jon Voyzey, Andrew DeWitt, and Cam Sidote.
Other Knights named to the All-NFL Team are
A.J. Jasek, Kevin Dobson, Tyler Wasieczko, Joe Colosi, James Stuart, and Anthony Oliveri.
Congratulations to Knights Manager Tony SanGiacomo and his staff for all the great coaching that helped make this possible, as well as Mike Dashineau from Lewiston Porter Youth Athletics for his support over the years.
Knights Win 2011 Lockport Midget "A" Championship!
Front row l-r John Janese, Joe DiLaura, Ryan Baird
Back row l-r Liv Farallo, Ron DiLaura, Andrew Farallo, James Stuart, Ben SanGiacomo, Dylan Kelly, Greg Janese, Brian Brink, Cam Caso, AJ Jasek, Jon Voyzey, Tony Oliveri, Sue Janese, Tony SanGiacomo, Curt Stuart.
(not pictured Alex Nowocien and Justin Sally)
Midget A Championship Series
Lewiston Knights vs Medina
WEAR RED for ALL GAMES
Game 1 8/11 Thursday - KNIGHTS WIN 7 - 4 @ Gasport Elementary
Knights lead series 1 - 0
Game 2 8/16 Tuesday - KNIGHTS WIN 4 - 2 @ Washuta Park
Knights Sweep Championship Series - 2 games to none
University of Pittsburgh - Mid-Atlantic Championships
Friday 7/29 Games
Game 1 vs Providence Baseball WIN 12-2
Game 2 vs ASBA WIN 11-1
Game 3 vs 131's LOSS 2-3
CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND SUNDAY
Quarter finals: vs Ohio Elite Shier LOSS 3-11
(11 Ohio Elite players committed to D1 Baseball in 2012)
15 Strikeouts vs Pendleton
The Knights had superb pitching from both an expected and an unexpected source in an 8-0 win over Pendleton. James Stuart continued what is likely his best season from the mound - going 5 innings and recording 10 K's. In relief was a surprising Joe DiLaura who calmly struck out 5 of the 6 batters he faced. Tony only has to look as far as center field to find another solid hurler this season. We searched the photo archives and found Joe's last appearence on the mound - June 2009.
Toss in a little hitting and defense and you get another Knights win.
Episode VI - Return of the Brink
The Knights opened the 2011 Midget League season with a 12 - 5 win over the visiting Lockport squad.
Tony Oliveri opened the game with a leadoff triple. Cam Caso, Ryan Baird and Joey DiLaura each had multi-hit games. Pitchers James Stuart, Brian Brink, and Troy Licastro gave up just 5 hits from the mound - backstopped by catcher Greg Janese.
Webgem for Dylan Kelly snagging a hot shot in foul territory for an out.
2010 NTNLL Tournament Champions !
The Lewiston Knights won 12-7 over the River Rock LL Team in the finals of the 2010 North Tonawanda National Little League 16U Tournament.
Highlights of the weekend included a no-hitter by Licastro/Nowocien, a (4) double play game, and a batting order that included every player in every game. Tyler Tubinis hit 2 home runs in the finals against River Rock.
Ryan Baird pitched almost 2 full games and was named Tournament MVP.
The Knights never lost a game in the tournament going a perfect 4-0
Knights finish LMA regular season 18-1 over Akron.
Knights win first round LMA playoff game 11-1 over Wilson/Cambria.
Knights forced to end LMA season due to a conflict with a Tournament Game.
2010 Clarence Tournament Champions !
The Lewiston Knights won 2-1 over the Island Dugout in the finals of the 2010 Clarence 16U Tournament.
Highlights of the weekend included strong pitching, web-gem defensive plays,and a batting order that included every player in every game. The win over the Island Dugout allowed the the Knights to avenge their only loss of the tournament.
In the early game Sunday, the Knights came from behind in a gutty 10 inning effort to defeat the WNY Kats 3-2.
Over the course of the weekend, the Knights outscored their opponents a grand total of 31-5.
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