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Plainedge's Dramatic Playoff Run Comes to an End

The Red Devils dramatic playoff run came to an end, after a 13 inning game that was played over 2 days.  Nick Incalcaterra started the game, and went  5 2/3 innings, gave up 0 runs, 4 hits, 6BB's, and 4 K's in his final start for Plainedge.  Anthony Labita pitched in relief, and went 5 1/3 innings, allowed 3 unearned runs on 6 hits, 0 BB's, and 1 K.  At the plate Zach Zarra had 2 hits and 2 RBI's for Plainedge, and Donovan Pepe also had 2 hits, with 1 RBI.  

 

Congratulations to our Seniors......Nick Incalcaterra, DJ Kregeloh, and Dan Vivolo on an incredible season, they will be missed!!!


Plainedge Bats Come Alive!!!

The Red Devils had their back against the wall for the 2nd consecutive day....and once again came out on top.  Dom Tuozzo got the start, and same as yesterday, he was given a 3-0 lead before he threw his first pitch.  Anthony Labita led the game off with a HR to get Plainedge on the board.  Doug Elsesser followed him with a single, Zarra hit a double, followed by Pepe's double knocking in 2 runs to make it 3-0.  Plainedge would take on another run in the 2nd inning on a Sac fly by DJ Kregeloh scoring Anthony Labita.  The Red Devils broke it open in the 4th, scoring 4 runs to give them an 8-0 lead, capped off by Zach Zarra's 2 run HR.  Zarra went 2 for 4, with 2 runs, 2B, HR and 2 RBI.  Anthony Labita went 2-3, 2R, HR, 1 SB, 2 BB, and 3 RBI's.  Doug Elsesser went 2-3, 2R, SB, 1 RBI on the day.  Dom Tuozzo didn't have his best stuff today, but was able to battle through 4 2/3 innings, allowed 1 earned run on 6 hits, 3 BB's, and struck out 3 batters.  Mike Schock went 2 1/3 inning, allowed 2 runs on 2 hits, 1 BB, and 2 K's.  Plainedge will play @ MacArthur on Monday at 4:30.


Plainedge Knocks out #1 seeded Garden City!

The Red Devils played in a win or go home game, at #1 seeded Garden City.  Frank Whitenack started on the hill, and was given a 3 run cushion before he threw a pitch.  Plainedge got the bats going in the first, and scored 3 runs, all with 2 outs.  Zach Zarra had an RBI single to start the scoring, Pepe kept the inning going with a single, and Vin Foppiano hit a 2 run 2B to cap off the inning.  Whitenack gave up 2 runs in the 2nd inning, and would shut them down the rest of the way.  Whitenack battled through a hip injury, and went 6 full innings, allowed 4 hits, 4 walks, and struck out 5 batters.  Plainedge tacked on 2 more runs, first in the 4th inning, where Anthony Labita drove home Joe Leone, and in the 7th an extra insurance run came off the bat of Donavan Pepe.  Anthony Labita relieved Joe DeTomasso in the 7th inning, with the tying run at the plate.  Labita induced a 4-3 ground out, and then struck out the final 2 batters of the game.  Plainedge will play at home tommorrow vs South Side, in another win or go home game.


Plainedge loses 1-0 to MacArthur

The Red Devils lost 1-0 to MacArthur in game 1 of the playoffs.  Nick Incalcaterra started on the hill, but the leadoff batter in the 2nd inning hit a comeback off of Nick's hand, that caused him to leave the game.  Mike Schock pitched 5 innings in relief, allowed 1 unearned run on 4 hits, 0 walks, and struck out 3 batters.  At the plate Anthony Labita got the only 2 hits in the game for the Red Devils, as they struck out 16 times.  Plainedge will travel to Garden City in a win or go home situation for both teams.


Plainedge ends Regular season with a "W", finishes 10-5.

The Plainedge Red Devils defeated Glen Cove 13-0, and ended the Regular season winning their final 7 games in a row, to finish 10-5, 2nd place in conference A3.  Dom Tuozzo started for Plainedge, and threw a 5 inning complete game, allowing only 2 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 6 batters to earn the win.  At the plate Frank Whitenack went 2 for 3, with 1R and 1 RBI.  Anthony Labita went 1 for 1, with 3 runs, 2 BB's, 1 HPB, and 1 RBI.  DJ Kregeloh had 2 RBI's, and Zach Zarra had 3 on the day.  Plainedge will open the playoffs on Tuesday at MacArthur.


Whiteneck tosses Complete Game, Pepe's knock's in 4

Frank Whitenack got the start on the hill for Plainedge, and tossed a complete game.  Whitenack allowed 1 run in the top of the first inning, and shut the door for the remainder of the game.  Whitenack's final line was 7IP, 5H, 3BB, 2HB, and 11K's to earn the "W".  At the plate Donovan Pepe got the Red Devils started, by hitting a 2 run double in the 1st and 3rd innings, accounting for Plainedge's first 4 runs.  Pepe finished 2-3, with 2 2B's, and 4 RBI's.  Dom Tuozzo will take the hill on Thursday as Plainedge looks to complete the sweep.


Plainedge wins 5th consecutive, improves to 8-5 on the season!

The Plainedge Red Devils won their 5th consecutive game, defeating Glen Cove 5-0.  Nick Incalcaterra started on the hill, and went 5 innings, allowed 3 hits, walked 4 batters, and struck out 5 to earn the win.  Up 2-0 in the 6th inning, Vin Foppiano hit a single on a 3-2 pitch scoring Donovan Pepe.  Foppiano was 1 for 2, with 1 RBI.  Anthony Labita and Frank Whitenack each had 1 RBI on the day, and Zach Zarra had 2.  Plainedge will play Glen Cove at home tomorrow with Whitenack on the hill.


Sloppy Game....but Red Devils complete the Come Back!

The Plainedge Red Devils played a sloppy game defensively, and it almost cost them the win.  Dom Tuozzo started on the hill for Plainedge, and went 5 2/3 innings, allowed 2 earned runs on 4 hits, 3 BB's, and struck out 7 batters to earn the win.  Mike Schock earned the save by pitching 1 1/3 innings, allowing only 1 runner on a HBP.  Plainedge made 3 errors in the 3rd inning, allowing 2 runs in that inning.  To end the 3rd inning, Dan Vivolo and Anthony Labita completed a relay to throw out a runner at the plate.  Donavan Pepe led the way for Plainedge, going 2 for 3, with 2 runs scored, 1 RBI, and 3 SB's.  Logan Gersbeck's 10 pitch AB was the difference in the  game, where he fouled off some tough pitches, then hit a ball to the 2nd baseman who booted the ball.  With Pepe going 1st to 3rd, the right fielder over threw the 3rd basemen into dead territory, scoring 3 runs on the play.  Plainedge will head to Glen Cove this Monday to open their final series of the regular season.


Whitey Dominant....and DJ has a day at the Plate!

The Plainedge Red Devils won their 3rd consecutive game, defeating Roslyn 4-1.  Frank Whitenack got the start for Plainedge, and pitched a complete game, going 7 innings, allowed 1 run on 3 hits, 3 walks, and struck out 9 batters.  At the plate Whitenack went 2 for 3, with 1 RBI.  DJ Kregeloh got the offense going in the 1st inning with an RBI double, and topped the day off with a 2 run HR to put Plainedge up 4-1.  DJ went 2 for 3, with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI's.  Plainedge will look to sweep Roslyn on Thursday on the road with Dom Tuozzo on the hill.


Incalcaterra pitches 5 Inning No Hitter!

Nick Incalcaterra threw a no hitter for Plainedge, defeating Roslyn 16-0.  Incalcaterra pitched 5 innings, allowed no hits, walked 3 batters, and struck out 2 to earn the win.  Nick was helped out with runs early in the game as Plainedge put up 3 runs in the 1st inning.  In the 2nd inning Plainedge put up 7 runs, highlighted by Anthony Labita's 3 run HR.  Labita went 2-4, with 4 RBI's on a 3R HR and a 2B.  DJ Kregeloh went 3 for 3, with 3 runs scored and 2 2B's.  Vinny Foppiano went 2 for 2, with 3 RBI's.


Plainedge wins Game 3, takes series from Hewlett!

The Red Devils won 7-5, taking 2 of 3 games vs Hewlett to improve to 4-5 on the season.  Dom Tuozzo started on the hill for Plainedge, and was dominant early.  Dom pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowed 3 earned runs, struck out 7 batters, and allowed 5 hits.  Logan Gersbeck pitched in relief, allowed 1 hit, and recorded the final out of the game.  At the plate DJ Kregeloh got Plainedge on the board with a 2 run double in the 3rd inning.  Kregeloh went 1-3, 2 RBI's, 1 BB, and 1 SB on the day.  Chris Gentile hit a 2 run double in the 7th inning to cap off a 4 run inning for Plainedge, which ended up being the difference in the game.  Plainedge will face Roslyn on Monday with Nick Incalacaterra on the bump.


Comeback falls short

The Plainedge Red Devils lost 6-5 to Hewlett in game 2 of a 3 game series.  Frank Whitenack started for Plainedge, and went 5 innings, allowed 4 runs on 5 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 5 batters.  Mike Schock pitched 1 inning of relief, allowed 2 runs on 2 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 1 batter.  At the plate Donavan Pepe went 2 for 4, with 2 RBI's.  In the 7th inning, with 2 outs, Pepe hit a double off the wall, about a foot away being a game tying homerun.  Dom Tuozzo will start on Thursday as Plainedge looks to win the series.


Incalcaterra pitches a 6 inning Complete Game!

Nick Incalcaterra took the hill for Plainedge in game 1 of a 3 game series vs Hewlett.  Nick pitched a complete game, going 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 2 batters to earn his 1st Win of the season.  The game was called after 6 innings due to rain.  At the plate DJ Kregeloh and Logan Gersbeck each went 2 for 3, with 1 run scored.  Joe Leone went 1 for 2, 1RBI and 1 BB.  Frank Whitenack will take the hill on Tuesday for Plainedge.


Plainedge loses on Walk Off

The Red Devils got swept by South Side, losing 6-5 on a walk off single in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Plainedge was down 3-2 in the 6th inning, when DJ Kregeloh hit a bases loaded clearing double to put Plainedge up 5-3.  In the bottom of the 6th, Plainedge let up 2 runs to tie the game, and with 2 outs in the 7th, let up the winning single to end the game.  Plainedge will look to rebound on Monday as they open a 3 game series at Hewlett.


Plainedge loses 2nd consecutive by 1 run

The Red Devils lost their 2nd game in a row to South Side, both by 1 run.  Frank Whitenack started for Plainedge, and pitched 7 innings, allowed 2 earned runs on 7 hits, walked 1 batters, and struck out 11.  Whitenack also went 2 for 3 at the plate, with 1 run scored.  Anthony Labita hit a run single in the 4th inning to bring Plainedge within 1 run.  Labita then led the 7th off with a walk, and stole 3rd base with 1 out, but Plainedge couldn't get the run across.  Dom Tuozzo will start for Plainedge tomorrow as they try to avoid getting swept by South Side.


The Red Devils did not start the game well, and it ended up costing them.  In the bottom of the 1st inning, Plainedge committed 2 errors on the first 2 batters of the game.  After a single loaded the bases with nobody out, Zach Zarra started a 5-2-3 double play which gave Plainedge the opportunity to escape the jam.  A wild pitch by Nick Incalcaterra allowed the only run of the game.  Incalcaterra settled in, and got better as the game went along.  Nick threw 6 innings, allowed 1 unearned run, 2 hits, 1 walk, 1 hit batter, and struck out 3 in the loss.  At the plate, Anthony Labita was the only offense on the day.  Anthony went 2 for 3, with 2 doubles, which were Plainedge's only 2 hits for the game.  Frank Whitenack will get the ball tomorrow as Plainedge looks to even the series at 1.


Plainedge takes the Series from Bethpage!!!

In game 3 of the Plainedge Bethpage series, Dom Tuozzo got the start on the hill for the Red Devils.  Before they could even blink, the score was 1-0 Bethpage as their leadoff batter hit a HR on the 1st pitch of the game.  Tuozzo would allow another run later in the inning, falling behind 2-0 early.  In the bottom of the 1st inning, DJ Kregeloh got a 2 out single.  Zach Zarra then sent a ball to the track to tie the game at 2.  After taking a 3-2 lead, Bethpage came back to take a 4-3 lead heading into the 5th inning.  Dom Tuozzo left in the 6th inning with 0 outs, and a runner on 2nd base.  Mike Schock entered the game, and walked the first 3 batters he faced, putting Plainedge down 5-3.  Schock was then able to strike out the next batter, induce an infield fly, and then struck out the final batter of the inning to minimize the damage.  Plainedge then rallied in the bottom of the 6th inning, with Pepe leading off with a walk, Joe Leone hitting a single, and Chris Gentile working a walk.  Tom Caltobiano came up with the bases loaded and hit a pinch hit RBI single to tie the game at 5.  The Red Devils would score 5 more runs that inning, topped off by a 2 run single off the bat of Zach Zarra, who finished with 4 RBI's on the day.  The Red Devils will square off with South Side next week, in a 3 game series, that will be played Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.


Whitenack goes the Distance.....Plainedge wins 2-1

The Red Devils answered the call after losing 8-2 yesterday to Bethpage, coming back and winning 2-1 in a nail biter.  Frank Whitenack got the start for Plainedge, and let up a leadoff HR to start the game.  He would then settle in, and not let up another hit until the bottom of the 7th inning.  Whitenack closed the door down, and finished with a stat line of 7 Inn's, 3 hits, 4 walks, and 5 K's to earn the "W".  Donavan Pepe got Plainedge on the board with a single to CF scoring DJ Kregeloh.  Anthony Labita then scored the go ahead run in the 5th inning by an error by Bethpage's left fielder.  Doug Elsesser made the defensive play of the game, throwing out the potential tying run at Home plate in the bottom of the 7th inning to preserve the win.  Plainedge will look to win the series on Thursday, at home, with Dom Tuozzo getting the start.


Plainedge loses 8-2 in League Play opener

The Plainedge Red Devils opened their League Season with a 3 game series vs Bethpage today at home, and lost 8-2. Nick Incalcaterra started on the hill for Plainedge, and struggled out the gate.  Nick lasted 4 1/3 innings, allowed 8 runs, 7 earned, on 6 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 4 batters.  At the plate Doug Elsesser led the way, going 3 for 4 with 1 RBI.  Frank Whitenack will get the start tomorrow in game 2.


Plainedge earns first "W" of the Season

Dom Tuozzo got his 1st career start at the Varsity level, and earned his first career Win.  Tuozzo pitched 5 scoreless innings, allowed 2 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 12 batters for Plainedge.  Anthony Labita led the game off with a solo HR, and Donovan Pepe topped the inning off with a 3 Run HR to deep CF.  DJ Kregeloh and Zach Zarra each hit HRs as well for the Red Devils.  All 4 HR's were their first career Varsity HR's for Plainedge.  Plainedge will kick off their league season this upcoming Monday, at Home vs cross town rival Bethpage. 


Plainedge losed 5-2

The Plainedge Red Devils lost 5-2 to Mepham, in a Non-league game.  Nick Inclaclaterra started for Plainedge, and went 5 innings, allowed 4 earned runs, 6 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 7 batters.  Mike Schock pitched a scoreless 7th inning in relief, striking out 2 batters.  At the plate, Nick Incalcaterra hit a 2 run single for the only RBI's of the game.  Plainedge will finish their Non-league game on Thursday, vs Seaford.


Plainedge gets Run Ruled

The Red Devils lost 12-1 to East Meadow, falling to 0-1-1 on the season.  Nick Incalcaterra will start for Plainedge tomorrow as they face Mepham at home.


Plainedge Ties Farmingdale in NL game

The Plainedge Red Devils started their season off with a 4-4 tie in a Non-League game to Farmingdale.  Nick Incalcaterra started for Plainede, went 4 innings, allowed 4 runs, 3 earned on 10 hits, striking out 2 batters.  Frank Whitenack entered the game in the 5th inning, with the bases loaded and nobody out, and was able to escape without a run.  He pitched 4 innings, allowed 1 hit, no runs, and struck out 3 batters.  At the plate Anthony Labita led the way, going 3 for 5.  Donavane Pepe, Joe Leone, and Nick Incalcaterra each had 2 hits for Plainedge.  The Red Devils next game is another Non League game, at East Meadow on Monday.