New Hyde Park’s bats break out against Sewanhaka 21-3

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New Hyde Park pinch hitting outfielder Dylan Kahn (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

The New Hyde Park Gladiators defeated the Sewanhaka Indians 21-3 in baseball on Wednesday morning, led by Matt Rowinsky and Dylan Kahn.

Rowinsky and Kahn sparked a six-run outburst in the bottom of the fourth inning while New Hyde Park starting pitcher Adrian Puran struck out six batters through five innings.

Kahn hit a two run double in the bottom of the fourth to give New Hyde Park the lead after trailing 3-0.

Kevin Fox went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two runs batted in for New Hyde Park.

Chris Zunno, Tim Brendal and Joe Annunziata provided the offense for Sewanhaka.

After struggling offensively for the first three innings, New Hyde Park head coach Doug Robbins said the adjustments they made at the plate in the fourth inning was the difference.

“We went the other way with it on the outside half of the plate,” Robbins said. “We were dropping our hands a little bit and trying to hit too many home runs. Instead, we just shortened up and did a better job of making contact with the ball.”

Sewanhaka head coach Mike Ryan said pitching and defense was their downfall against New Hyde Park.

“It was a great game for four innings but they outhit us in the end,” Ryan said. “We don’t have the workhorses that other teams have. We have given up too many hits and walks.”

Sewanhaka got on the board first with two runs in the top of the third inning.

An RBI triple by Zunno and a sacrifice fly by Brendal gave Sewanhaka a 2-0 lead.

In the top of the fourth inning, Annunziata gave Sewanhaka a 3-0 lead with a two-out bloop single to center field.

Sewanhaka first baseman Joe Annunziata (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)
Sewanhaka first baseman Joe Annunziata (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

New Hyde Park broke out in the bottom of the fourth inning with a six run rally.

Rowinsky got New Hyde Park on the board with a two run ground rule double to make it 3-2 Sewanhaka.

New Hyde Park designated hitter Matt Rowinsky (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)
New Hyde Park designated hitter Matt Rowinsky (Photo by Gregory Giaconelli)

Kahn followed up with a two run double to give New Hyde Park a 4-3 lead.

Fox and Luke Orbon gave New Hyde Park a 6-3 lead with two out back to back singles.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, New Hyde Park put the game out of reach by recording 15 runs.

Orbon, Rowinsky and Thomas Messina each drove in two runs to pace New Hyde Park’s offense as they went on to win 21-3.

Baseball Recaps

Monday, April 10

Calhoun defeated Herricks 5-0. Ben Kovel led Calhoun with five shutout innings, allowing five hits and one walk, while striking out seven batters. Jack Pugliano pitched two innings of scoreless relief and went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI while Jack Appello went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI for Calhoun.

Floral Park defeated Lawrence 11-5. Kyle Bacchus led Floral Park with nine strikeouts and allowed one run over four innings pitched. Chris Stefl went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI while Chris Leary drove in three runs for Floral Park.

MacArthur defeated Great Neck South 11-1. Bobby Lewis led MacArthur in which he struck out eight batters and did not allow an earned run on two hits and one walk. Lewis also went 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Mepham defeated Manhasset 9-2. Mike Proios led Mepham with 12 strikeouts and allowed one run over five innings while Kevin Chaimowitz went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two walks.

Mineola defeated Island Trees 10-3. Mike Conway led Mineola by going 2-for-3 with three RBIs and a double while Matt DeStefano went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

New Hyde Park defeated Sewanhaka 7-2. Thomas Messina led New Hyde Park with eight strikeouts in a complete game effort while Nick Pellegrino went 1-for-2 with two runs and two walks. Joey Vitiello’s RBI single in the fourth inning gave New Hyde Park a 4-0 lead.

Port Washington defeated Hicksville 2-1. Dexter Jarach led Port Washington in which he struck out seven batters and allowed five hits while Ryan Meth went 2-for-3 in game one of a doubleheader.

Hicksville defeated Port Washington 3-2. Alex Pierce’s bases-loaded walk drove in Peter Capel with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning for Hicksville in game two of a doubleheader. Capel led off the inning with a single. Hicksville’s Terence Wong allowed one run on six hits and struck out four batters.

Chaminade defeated St. Mary’s 10-0. Matt Aufiero led Chaminade with six strikeouts and allowed one hit. Anthony Molinari had a triple, double and two RBIs while Joe Salamone added a triple and two RBIs for Chaminade.

Uniondale defeated Great Neck North 5-4. Justin Cunningham led Unionale with nine strikeouts in 5 ⅓ innings pitched and give up four hits. He did allowed an earned run or walk a batter. Jahmel Hinton went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs while Noah Kuilan went 3-for-3 with two RBIs for Uniondale.

Tuesday, April 11

Chaminade defeated St. Mary’s 10-0. Liam Dvorak led Chaminade with eight strikeouts, allowing no runs and no hits in his first varsity game. Matt Aufiero hit a homerun while Aidan Larkin and Matt Corinaldesi each had three hits for Chaminade.

Wednesday, April 12

Floral Park defeated Lawrence 10-0. Chris Stefl led Floral Park with 12 strikeouts and allowed two walks and two hits. Stefl also went 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and five RBIs.

Uniondale defeated Great Neck North 9-8. Alex Villalobos led Uniondale by going 1-for-2 with two RBIs, including the go-ahead RBI on a single in the sixth inning that gave Uniondale the come from behind win after trailing 6-1 in the third. Jose Peralta tossed an 1 2/3 innings for the win and went 2-for-2 with two RBIs.

MacArthur defeated Great Neck South 6-0. Michael Andreoli led MacArthur with 11 strikeouts and allowed one hit in a complete-game shutout. Matt Bradshaw and Brandon Traficante each went 2-for-2 for MacArthur. Bradshaw had three RBIs and Traficante scored two runs.

Calhoun defeated Herricks 4-0. Mike Losak led Calhoun with 11 strikeouts through six shutout innings.  Losak gave up five hits and walked two batters. Jack Pugliano went 3-for-4 while Jake Edwards went 2-for-3 with an RBI double for Calhoun.

Hewlett defeated Roslyn 11-5. Harry Fink led Hewlett by going 2-for-2 with two home runs. Chris Rodriguez went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored while Matt Kohn went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs scored for Hewlett.

Port Washington defeated Hicksville 5-1. Alex Chang led Port Washington with 13 strikeouts over six innings and allowed three hits, three walks and one earned run. Brian Schorr had a two-out, two-run double in the fifth inning to give Port Washington a 3-1 lead. Schorr was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two stolen bases while Ryan Meth went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base for Port Washington.

Mineola defeated Island Trees 3-2. Eddie Pardo led Mineola with a walk-off single with two outs in the eighth inning to score Nick Kern. Kern and Mike Conway each had two-out singles in the eighth to set up Pardo’s game-winning hit. Mineola pitcher Justin Bestler tossed eight innings, allowed four hits, two unearned runs, and struck out two. Island Tree’s James Carita scored in the top of the seventh on a fielder’s choice to tie the game at 2.

Manhasset defeated Mepham 8-5. Robert Giovanelli led Manhasset by going 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored. Jay Schlaefer went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs, while Jamie Weiss went 4-for-4 with three RBIs for Manhasset.

Chaminade defeated St. Mary’s 15-0. Sean Maleady led Chaminade by pitching a no-hitter with five strikeouts in a five-inning game while Jack Peluso had a triple, a double and four RBIs.

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