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JV Battles in Game 2 Win vs. Wantagh

The JV team won game 2 of the series vs. Wantagh today 5-4. Plainedge scored 1 run in the 1st inning and 3 runs in the 3rd inning to make it 4-0. Wantagh tied the game up in the bottom of the 6th scoring 4 runs. Plainedge stayed composed, and retook the lead in the top of the 7th. Joe DeTommaso started on the hill pitching 5-1/3 innings in a no decision. DeTommaso was perfect through 3 innings, but Wantagh fought back. DeTommaso allowed 3 earned runs (inherited runners), 2 hits, 3 walks, while striking out 5 batters. Logan Gersbeck was the winning pitcher coming into relief pitching 1-1/3 inning, giving up 1 earned run, 1 hit, and 1 walk. Doug Elsesser went 1 for 3, with 1 walk, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 2 stolen bases. In the 3rd inning, Anthony Bellofatto hit an RBI single, and then Anthony Vicari came through with a clutch 2-out, 2-run double putting Plainedge up 4-0. In the 7th, Donovan Pepe hit an infield single, and Elsesser scored on a throwing error, to put Plainedge up 5-4. Pepe finished the game 2 for 3, with 1 walk, 1 run scored, and 1 stolen base. Plainedge looks to sweep the series vs. Wantagh on Thursday at Plainedge Park.  


Plainedge loses 10-2 to Wantagh

The Plainedge Red Devils lost to Wantagh 10-2 in game 2 of their 3 game series with Wantagh.  TJ Noonan started on the hill for Plainedge, and only lasted 2 1/3 innings, allowing 7 earned runs on 8 hits, walking 2 batters, and striking out 2.  Rob Pinto pitched 4 2/3 innings of relief, allowing 3 runs on 6 hits, 1 walk, and 2 strike outs.  At the plate Joe Cottone ripped a 2 run HR for Plainedge in the 3rd inning.  Cottone was 2 for 3, with 2 RBI's.  Braden Clark went 2 for 3 with a double.  Plainedge will look to win game 3 at Wantagh on Thursday.


JV Takes Game 1 vs. Wantagh

The JV team beat Wantagh 12-2 in game 1 of the series (6 inning final). Dom Tuozzo picked up the win, pitching 5 great innings, allowing 0 earned runs, 3 hits, 3 walks, while striking out 4 batters. Logan Gersbeck pitched the final inning allowing 0 runs, 1 hit, with 1 strikeout. Plainedge totaled 8 hits in the game and was strong offensively from the start. The 4th inning was the only inning Plainedge did not score a run. Anthony Bellofatto led the way at the plate going 2 for 3, with 1 walk, 2 runs scored, 4 RBI's, and 2 stolen bases. Joe Leone went 2 for 3, with 1 walk, 2 runs scored, 3 RBI's, and 3 stolen bases. Donovan Pepe got Plainedge on the board in the 1st inning hitting a 2-out RBI double scoring Gersbeck. Pepe finished 1 for 3, with 1 walk, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base. Plainedge looks to stay hot tomorrow in game 2 of the series, at Wantagh. 


Plainedge loses 4-1 to Wantagh

Nick Incalcaterra drew the start for Plainedge Monday, opening a 3 game series vs Wantagh.  Incalcaterra struggled with his control, allowing 2 runs in 4 innings, on 4 hits, 2 K's, and walked 6 batters.  Frank Whitenack pitched 2 inning in relief, allowing 2 runs, 1 earned on 1 hit, 1 walk, and struck out 2 batters.  Plainedge opened the game with a 1-0 lead after Jason Bottari scored on a fielders choice off the bat of Joe Cottone.  That was the only run they would score all game, as they stranded a total of 9 runners on base, 7 of them in scoring position.  Plainedge will look to even the series tomorrow at Plainedge Park with TJ Noonan on the hill.


JV Sweeps Jericho

The JV team swept Jericho today after winning 11-1 (5 inning final). Dom Tuozzo started the game and got the win, pitching 2 innings, allowing 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 walks, while striking out 3 batters. Doug Elsesser pitched the final 3 innings, giving up 1 earned run, 2 hits, 1 walk, while striking out 6 batters. At the plate, Plainedge totaled 11 hits in the game. Chris Gentile went 2 for 2, with 1 walk, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base. Anthony Vicari hit a 3-run double, and scored 1 run, while stealing 2 bases. Anthony Bellofatto went 2 for 2, with 1 walk, 1 run scored, and 1 RBI. Matt Rahl, Tim Purack and Charlie Reise each scored 2 runs. Plainedge opens up the Wantagh series on Monday at Plainedge Park. 


Plainedge Sweeps Jericho

Sean Mendyk started on the hill for Plainedge, and pitched 4 innings to earn the win for the Red Devils.  Sean allowed 1 run, on 3 hits, 3 BB's, and struck out 8 batters.  At the plate Nick DeMicco led the way, going 2 for 3, with a 2B, HR, and 2 RBI's on the day.  His solo HR in the 4th inning gave Plainedge a 2-1 lead, and his double in the 7th put Plainedge up 6-4.  Brian Bornkamp went 2 for 3, with  runs scored, 1 BB, 1 SB, and 1 RBI.  With the score 5-4 in the bottom of the 6th inning, and the bases loaded, Rob Pinto entered the game and recorded a ground out to end the threat.  Pinto pitched a 1-2-3 7th inning to earn the save.  Plainedge will play at Wantagh on Monday, with Nick Incalcaterra on the hill for the Red Devils.


JV Wins Game 2 vs. Jericho

The JV team beat Jericho in game 2 of the series 11-1 (5 inning final). Mike Schock got the win and pitched a complete game, giving up 0 earned runs, 2 hits, 2 walks, 2 hit batters, while striking out 5. The freshman led the way offensively for Plainedge. Bryan Rothstein went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI's and 1 stolen base. Matt Rahl went 2 for 3 with 3 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 1 stolen base. Charlie Reise went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI. Logan Gersbeck, Anthony Vicari, and Doug Elsesser each had 1 hit. Plainedge looks to sweep the series tomorrow vs Jericho at Plainedge Park, 4:45pm. 


JV beats Jericho in Game 1

The JV Baseball team beat Jericho 15-1 in the opener. Joe DeTommaso pitched a complete game (5 innings), giving up 1 earned run, 5 walks, 1 hit, while striking out 5 batters. Doug Elsesser led the way at the plate going 2 for 2 with a sac fly, 5 RBI's, 1 run scored, and 3 stolen bases. Donovan Pepe and Chris Gentile each had 3 RBI's. Joe Leone went 1 for 1, with 2 walks, 3 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 3 stolen bases. Plainedge will be at Jericho tomorrow for Game 2 of the series. 


Incalcaterra Complete Game Shutout......Cavallo Sparks the Offense!

Nick Incalcaterra took the mound for the Red Devils in game 2 vs Jericho.  Nick threw a complete game shutout, going 7 innings, allowing 4 hits, 2 HB, 0 walks, and struck out 7 batters.  Incalcaterra pitched out of a bases loaded jam in the first inning, and was helped out by a diving play by Nick DeMicco at first base.  In the 7th inning, with the bases loaded and nobody out, Incalcaterra recorded 2 K's, and a groundout to end the game.  At the plate Nick Cavallo led the way for Plainedge, going 3 for 4, with 1 run scored and 1 RBI.  Plainedge will look to sweep Jericho on Thursday with Sean Mendyk starting on the hill.


Noonan Goes the Distance!!!

TJ Noonan started on the hill for Plainedge, and pitched his 1st career Complete game, defeating Jericho 10-1.  Noonan allowed 1 run on 7 hits, 1 walk, 1 HB, and struck out 7 batters for Plainedge.  At the plate Jason Bottari went 2 for 3, with 2 runs, 4 SB's, 2 BB's, and 1 RBI.  Anthony Puidokas went 2 for 3, with 1 RBI and 1 BB.  Nick Ragione went 2 for 4, with 2 runs and 1 RBI.  Zach Zarra got his first career Varsity hit while playing in his first game at the Varsity level.  Plainedge will play at HOME tomorrow vs Jericho, with Nick Incalcaterra on the hill.


JV Wins 2-1 in Game 2 vs. Bellmore

The JV team had a 2-1 victory today vs. Bellmore JFK in game 2 of the series. Dom Tuozzo pitched a huge game for Plainedge, getting the win and pitching 6 innings, allowing 0 earned runs, 2 hits, 3 walks, while striking out 2 batters. Logan Gersbeck picked up the save, pitching a perfect final inning with 1 strikeout. Gersbeck also came through at the plate, hitting a clutch 2-out RBI double in the 2nd inning to give Plainedge a 1-0 lead. Tuozzo scored a run in the 3rd inning which turned out to be the winning run. Plainedge will open up the series vs. Jericho on Monday, on the road at 4:30pm, and then will play the final game of the series vs. Bellmore next Friday at Plainedge Park 4:30pm. 


Plainedge completes the Sweep of Glen Cove

Nick Incalcaterra took the mound for Plainedge, looking to earn their first sweep of the season.  Nick pitched 4 innings to earn the win, allowing only 1 hit, 2 walks, and struck out 6 batters.  Nick was given plenty of run support, as he was given a 5-0 lead before he even stepped on the mound.  Joe Cottone got Plainedge on the board in the first inning when he hit a 2 run HR to put the Red Devils up 2-0.  Cottone went 1-1 on the day with 2 walks and 2 runs scored.  Nick Cavallo went 2 for 3, with 3 RBI's, and Jason Bottari went 2 for 4 with 1 RBI.  Plainedge will start a 3 game series vs Jericho at home on Monday.


JV Sweeps Glen Cove

The JV team completed the 3-game sweep of Glen Cove today, after winning 12-0 (5 inning final). Doug Elsesser got the win and was dominant on the hill. Elsesser pitched a complete game, 3-hit shutout, giving up 3 walks, while striking out 5 batters.  Elsesser helped himself out, leading the way at the plate going 3 for 3, with a triple, and 1 run scored. Bryan Rothstein also went 3 for 3, with a sacrifice bunt, 1 run scored, 2 RBI's, and 1 stolen base. AJ DiGrigoli went 1 for 1, with 2 walks, 3 runs scored, and 1 stolen base. Matt Wildeman, Logan Gersbeck and Tim Purack each added 1 hit. Plainedge plays game 2 of the Bellmore JFK series tomorrow, at Plainedge Park 4:30pm. 


 

Congratulations to the following seniors on their College Commitments:

Nick DeMicco, Molloy College

Anthony Puidokas, St. Joseph's

Jason Bottari, SUNY Albany

Joe Cottone, King University


JV Wins Game 2 vs. Glen Cove

The JV team beat Glen Cove 12-2 (5 inning final) in game 2 of the series. Logan Gersbeck came into relief in the bottom of the 2nd inning with the bases loaded no outs, and got out of it allowing no runs. Gersbeck got the win and pitched the final 4 innings, allowing 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 walk, and while striking out 3 batters. Doug Elsesser led the way at the plate going 3 for 4, with 1 run scored and 3 RBI's, and also made a spectacular play in center field. Joe Leone went 2 for 3, with 1 walk, 3 runs scored, 2 RBI's, and 1 stolen base. Zach Zarra, Anthony Bellofatto, and Bryan Rothstein each added 2 hits. Plainedge looks to sweep the series vs. Glen Cove on Thursday, at home 4:30pm. 


Plainedge wins 4-0

The Plainedge Red Devils won their 3rd consecutive game of the season, defeating Glen Cove 4-0.  Sean Mendyk started on the hill for Plainedge, and pitched 4 innings, struck out 8 batters, allowed 2 hits, and walked 4 to earn the win.  TJ Noonan pitched 3 innings in relief to earn the save.  TJ allowed only 2 hits, and struck out 5 batters.  Jason Bottari went 3 for 4, with 2 doubles, 3 runs scored, and 3 SB's.  Joe Cottone went 2 for 2, with 3 SB's.  Nick Cavallo hit Plainedge's first HR of the season, with a solo shot in the 2nd inning to put the Red Devils up 2-0.  Nick Incalcaterra will start on Thursday as Plainedge looks to go for the sweep.


Zarra's Walkoff Propels JV in Game 1 vs. Glen Cove

The JV team opened up the series vs. Glen Cove with a 2-1 victory. Joe DeTommaso started on the hill for Plainedge, throwing 3-2/3 innings, giving up 1 unearned run, 4 walks, and 2 hits, while striking out 3 batters. Mike Schock picked up the win, and entered the game in the 4th inning with the bases loaded and got out of it allowing no runs. Schock finished the game pitching a near perfect 4-1/3 innings, allowing no runs, no hits, and 1 walk, while striking out 2 batters. Offensively, the bats were cold from the start, only totaling 3 hits, but Plainedge ended up walking it off in the 8th inning for the win. Joe Leone reached on an error to start the 8th inning, then Logan Gersbeck layed down a clutch bunt to get Leone to 2nd base. Leone ended up scoring the game winning run after Zach Zarra came through clutch, crushing a walkoff double. JV continues the series tomorrow at Glen Cove, 4:30pm start. 


Cottone Shuts Down Glen Cove

Joe Cottone got the start for Plainedge, and went 6 2/3 innings, allowed only 1 hit, 3 BB's, HBP, and struck out 9 batters to earn the Win.  At the plate Nick DeMicco went 2 for 3, with 1 BB.  Nick Cavallo went 2 for 3, with 2 runs scored, and 1 BB.  Sean Mendyk will start for Plainedge tomorrow at home in game 2 of the series.


JV Wins Game 1 of the Series vs. Bellmore

The JV team opened up the series today vs. Bellmore JFK, winning 6-1. Dom Tuozzo got the win and was dominant on the hill, pitching 5 innings, allowing 1 earned run, giving up only 1 hit, 3 walks, and 5 strikeouts. Logan Gersbeck came into relief and pitched 2 shutout innings, allowing only 1 hit, while striking out 3 batters. At the plate, Plainedge totalled 11 hits. Zach Zarra led the way offensively going 3 for 4, with a single, double, and triple, while scoring 2 runs, and 2 RBI's. Doug Elsesser, George Cotrone and Donovan Pepe each had 2 hits. Plainedge will continue the series vs. Bellmore on Friday 4/13, and complete it on Friday 4/20. This Monday, Plainedge opens up the series vs. Glen Cove, at Plainedge Park at 4:30pm. 


Plainedge beats Bellmore 8-4

The Red Devils ended their 2 game losing streak by defeating Bellmore JFK 8-4.  Nick Incalcaterra pitched 6 innings, allowed 3 earned runs on 7 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 5 batters.  Rob Pinto pitched a scoreless 7th inning striking out 2 batters.  At the Plate Brian Bornkamp went 3 for 4, with 2 doubles, 1 RBI, 1 Run scored, and 1 SB.  Nick Cavallo had 2 RBI's on the day, going 1 for 2, with 2 walks.  Joe Cottone will start on the hill Monday as the Red Devils will open up a 3 game series at Glen Cove.


Plainedge Bats Stay Ice Cold

The Red Devils lost their 2nd consecutive game to Bellmore JFK, and now fall to 2-2-1 on the season.  TJ Noonan started for Plainedge, and pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowed 2 run, both unearned, 2 BB's, 4 hits, and struck out 4 batters.  Frank Whitenack pitched 1 1/3 in relief for Plainedge.  Plainedge had the tying run in scoring position in the 6th and 7th inning, but failed to get the big hit.  Plainedge will look to avoid the sweep tomorrow at Plainedge Park, 4:30 game time.


Plainedge Loses 1-0

The Red Devils lost their first game of the season, 1-0 to Bellmore JFK.  Sean Mendyk started for Plainedge, and pitched 6 innings, allowed 2 hits, 1 unearned run, 6 walks, and struck out 3 batters.  Walks hurt Sean today, and the winning run was one of those walks.  In the 5th inning, Bellmore's 8 batter drew a 1 out walk and stole 2nd base.  With 2 outs, he stole third base, and an error by 3rd baseman allowed the run to score.  At the plate, the Red Devils hit the ball hard all game, just right at guys in the field.  Anthony Puidokas led the Red Devils in hits, going 2 for 3 at the plate.  TJ Noonan will start tomorrow for Plainedge in game 2 of the series.


PHOTO ALBUM UPDATED

Photos from Mepham Scrimmage were added to this years photo album, which is found under the drop down labeled "about"


JV Sweeps Hewlett with 12-1 Victory

The JV team won 12-1, to complete the 3-game sweep of Hewlett.  Zach Zarra started on the mound and picked up the win, pitching 4+ innings, only giving up 1 run, 2 hits, 1 walk, while striking out 7 batters.  Logan Gersbeck came into relief for the save, throwing 2 innings, giving up 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 walks, with 4 strikeouts.  Offensively, Vin Foppiano led the way going 2 for 2, with 1 walk, 1 sac fly, 2 runs scored, 3 RBI's, and 3 SB's.  Joe Leone and Logan Gersbeck each had 2 hits, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 3 SB's. Doug Elsesser came in for a pitch hit 2-run double.  Plainedge looks to continue the winning streak next week, with a series vs. Bellmore JFK, beginning on Monday at Plainedge Park, at 4:30pm. 


Incalcaterra Tosses a 1 Hitter!

Nick Incalcaterra took the hill for Plainedge, for his first career Varsity start.  Nick tossed a complete game 1 hitter, allowed 1 unearned run, 2 walks, and struck out 7 batters to earn the Win.  With the game tied at 1 in the bottom of the 4th inning, Nick Ragione hit a 2 out, 2 run double to give Plainedge a 3-1 lead.  Jason Bottari went 2 for 3, with 2 runs scored, 1 BB, and 3 SB's.  Anthony Puidokas went 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored.  Brian Bornkamp had 3 RBI's on the day, including a 2 run single to put Plainedge up 6-1 in the 6th inning.  The Red Devils will open up a 3 game series on Monday at Bellmore JFk.


DeTommaso Near Perfect Tossing No-Hit Shutout for JV

The JV team won its second consecutive game beating Hewlett 11-0. Joe DeTommaso pitched a gem, throwing a complete game no-hit shutout, while striking out 10 batters, and only walking 3.  Offensively for Plainedge, the bats started out slow, but came alive totaling 11 runs, on 9 hits. Freshman Jason LaScala led the way at the plate going 2 for 4, with 3 RBI's. George Cotrone also had 3 RBI's on the day. Dom Tuozzo went 1 for 1, with 3 walks, 3 runs scored, and 2 SB's. Vin Foppiano added 2 hits, scored 1 run, and had 1 RBI. Plainedge looks to sweep Hewlett on the road Thursday, at 4:30pm. 


Red Devils Fight Back to Tie Hewlett 5-5

Plainedge once again found themselves in a hole, this time falling behind 4-0 after the first inning, and 5-0 after the 2nd inning.  Hewlett scored 5 runs in the first 2 innings, all of which were unearned.  TJ Noonan started for Plainedge, and went 4 innings, allowed 5 unearned runs on 4 hits, 4 walks, and 5 strikeouts.  Rob Pinto pitched in relief, and went 3 innings, allowing only 2 hits, 0 walks, and struck out 1 batter.  With the Red Devils down 5-4 in the 7th innings, 2 outs, no base runners, down to their last strike, Nick Cavallo kept Plainedge alive with a single.  Pinch runner Mike Harding stole 2nd to get into scoring position for Anthony Puidokis.  Puidokis ripped a single scoring Harding to tie the game at 5.  Puidokis went 3 for 4 on the day, with 2 RBI's.  Jason Bottari went 2 for 4, 1 run scored, and 1 triple.  The Red Devils will look to win the series on Thursday at Plainedge Park.


JV bats explode in season opening victory

The JV team opened up the season with a 20-2 victory (3 innings final) vs Hewlett. Plainedge scored 8 runs in the first inning, 10 runs in the second inning, and 2 runs in the third, totaling 16 hits.  Dom Tuozzo received the win, pitching 3 innings (Complete game), giving up 1 earned run, 2 hits, 2 walks, while striking out 6 batters. Tuozzo also led the way at the plate going 3 for 3, with 3 runs scored, 3 RBI's, and 1 walk. Logan Gersbeck, George Cotrone, and Donovan Pepe each had 2 hits. Joe Leone and Vin Foppiano each added 1 hit, 3 runs scored, and 2 walks. Plainedge looks to stay hot vs Hewlett in their home opener tomorrow at 4:30pm at Plainedge Park. 


Plainedge wins the Season Opener!!!

The Red Devils started their season off with a win, defeating Hewlett 8-4.  Plainedge trailed most of the game, falling behind 3-0 in the top of the first inning.  Sean Mendyk started on the hill, allowed a 3 run HR in the first, and would pitch a scoreless 2nd and 3rd inning.  Frank Whitenack entered the game in the 4th inning, pitching 4 innings in relief, allowing 6 hits, 1 walk, 1 run, and 2 K's to earn his first career Varsity Win.  At the plate, with the Red Devils down 4-3 in the 5th inning, Nick Cavallo tied the game with a 2 out single.  Nick Ragione hit a 2 run double to give Plainedge a 6-4 lead.  Nick DeMicco added a 2 run doulbe in the 6th inning to add some insurance runs for Plainedge.  Plainedge will look to win game 2 of the series tomorrow, with TJ Noonan on the hill.


Time Change for Bellmore JFK series

The Varsity games vs Bellmore JFK over Spring break will all be played at 4:30, not 10:30am as printed on our shedule. 


2018 Schedule

The 2018 Schedule and Divisions have been updated on posted!

Upcoming Games
Apr 26
Wantagh (JV) @ Plainedge (JV)
4:30pm
Plainedge @ Wantagh
4:30pm
Apr 27
Bellmore (JV) @ Plainedge (JV)
4:30pm
Apr 30
Roslyn @ Plainedge
4:30pm
Plainedge (JV) @ Roslyn (JV)
4:30pm
May 1
Plainedge @ Roslyn
4:30pm
Roslyn (JV) @ Plainedge (JV)
4:30pm
May 3
Plainedge (JV) @ Roslyn (JV)
4:30pm
Roslyn @ Plainedge
4:30pm
May 5
Plainedge @ Carey
10:30am
Carey (JV) @ Plainedge (JV)
10:30am
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