Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League

    7/17 Recap: Tomcats Jump to First Place

    Date:07/17/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Riverhead 10, Southampton 0 (7 Innings) The Riverhead Tomcats took over first place in the HCBL standings with a 10-0 win over the Southampton Breakers on Tuesday. The Tomcats have now won nine of their last twelve games dating back to July 3rd. Alex Baratta (Binghamton) went 3-for-5 for Riverhead with three RBI. Louis Antos (Queens) extended his hitting streak to ten games as he had a pair of h...


    Tomcats Dominate in Doubleheader Sweep of Long Island

    Date:07/16/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Photo Credit: Christine Heeren/Artist Lake Media   The Riverhead Tomcats swept a doubleheader with the Long Island Road Warriors at Sgt. Jonathan Keller Field on Monday. The Tomcats improved their record to 19-13-3 and are now a point back of the Road Warriors for first place in the HCBL standings. The first game was scoreless through the first three innings until the top of the fourth inn...


    Westhampton/WMU Duo Sweep HCBL Week 6 Awards

    Date:07/16/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    A pair of Westhampton Aviators from Western Michigan were recognized by the HCBL’s seven head coaches this week for their outstanding play in the sixth week of the 2018 HCBL season. Ethan Hajdukovic was named the New Era Cap Player of the Week while Tyler Thorington was recognized as the Ace Hardware Pitcher of the Week. Hajdukovic hit .462 in Week 6 for the Aviators with a home run and 10...


    7/15 Recap: Ospreys Regain Control of Fifth Place

    Date:07/15/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    North Fork 9, Shelter Island 8 The North Fork Ospreys regained control of the fifth and final playoff spot in the HCBL with a 9-8 win on the road over the Shelter Island Bucks on Sunday at Fiske Field. The Ospreys got out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first getting their runs on a wild pitch and a two-run home run from Tom Brady (NJIT). The Bucks would score a run on an RBI single by C...


    7/14 Recap: Bucks Move Ahead in Race for Last Playoff Spot

    Date:07/14/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Shelter Island 5, Sag Harbor 3 The Shelter Island Bucks moved into fifth place and as a result they’re now ahead in the race for the final playoff spot in the HCBL with a 5-3 victory on Saturday over the Sag Harbor Whalers. Alex Volpi (Holy Cross) went a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate for the Bucks plating home a pair of RBI to increase his total for the season at 37. Bucks starting pitcher...


    7/13 Recap: Volpi Ties HCBL Single Season HR Record in Bucks Win over LI

    Date:07/13/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Shelter Island 15, Long Island 9 The Shelter Island Bucks made progress as they currently chase the North Fork Ospreys for the fifth and final playoff spot in the HCBL postseason. The Bucks scored an upset win over the first-place Long Island Road Warriors by a final score of 15-9. Alex Volpi (Holy Cross) made history for Shelter Island tying the HCBL single season record for home runs with his ...


    Breakers Outlast Aviators in Westhampton

    Date:07/12/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    The Southampton Breakers won their second straight road game on Thursday defeating the Westhampton Aviators by a final score of 7-6. Jordan Schulefand (Richmond) gave the Breakers an early 3-0 lead in the first on a three-run home run. The homer was Schulefand’s third of the season. The Aviators would get a pair of runs in the fourth and fifth innings. Ethan Hajdukovic (Western Michigan) h...


    Henry Outduels Marzonie, Riverhead Takes Over Third in HCBL

    Date:07/12/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Justin Paura/Axcess Baseball Tyler Henry (Dayton) came to Long Island all the way from Middletown, Ohio, about 700 miles away, just to pitch for the Riverhead Tomcats (16-12-3) in the HCBL. He got roughed up in his junior year at the University of Dayton, posting an ERA over 11 in 10 appearances. His luck has changed this summer after earning a role as a starter in John Gal...


    Long Island Gets Win #20 on Colombo's Late HR

    Date:07/12/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Brett Mauser   The Road Warriors’ Thomas Colombo (Adelphi) launched a go-ahead, three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning, and the league’s top squad held on to defeat the visiting Bucks at St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip. Long Island with the victory won their 20th game of the season.   Long Island hadn’t mustered much against Shelter I...


    7/11 Recap: Hatten’s Homer Leads Breaker Comeback over Shelter Island

    Date:07/11/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Southampton 9, Shelter Island 7 The Southampton Breakers won their eighth game of the season defeating the Shelter Island Bucks by a final score of 9-7 at Fiske Field on Wednesday. The Breakers would take a 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a wild pitch that scored Brian Picone (Iona) from third base. Southampton would get another run in the top of the third on an RBI groundout by new arrival ...


    Five-Run Sixth Gives Westhampton a Road Win at Southampton

    Date:07/10/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    The Westhampton Aviators got to within two points of first-place Long Island with a 10-6 win over the Southampton Breakers on the road at Southampton High School on Tuesday. The Aviators took the lead early on a three-run double with the bases loaded from Ethan Hajdukovic (Western Michigan) for his 12th double of the season. Southampton would cut the Westhampton lead with a pair of runs in the b...


    Whalers Beat North Fork on Thornquist’s Ninth Inning Walk-Off

    Date:07/10/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Greg Diener Nick Thornquist (UT San Antonio) has provided plenty of offense for the 2018 Sag Harbor Whalers but no at-bat this season was as dramatic as his at-bat in the bottom of the ninth against North Fork on Tuesday. The soon to be UTSA catcher delivered his second walk-off hit for the Whalers this season on a three-run bases clearing double with two out to give Sag Harbor a 4-3 win at M...


    HCBL’s Best Put on Offensive Showcase at 6th Annual All-Star Game

    Date:07/09/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Justin Paura/Axcess Baseball   The atmosphere at the 2018 HCBL All-Star Game could be summed up with just one word: fun.  “Everybody is doing really well out here and we’re having a lot of fun playing together,” Tyler Becker (Adelphi) of the Westhampton Aviators said before the first pitch. “It’s been really great so far.” &l...


    Ospreys’ Terwilliger Wins 2018 HCBL Home Run Derby

    Date:07/09/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Photo Credit: Christine Heeren/Artist Lake Media   The 4th Annual HCBL Home Run Derby at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank saw a lot of excitement from several of the competitors in the Derby. Ultimately it was Ben Terwilliger (Maine) of the North Fork Ospreys who became the 4th HCBL Home Run Derby Champion defeating Westhampton’s Curtis Robison (Penn State) in the finals. The Quarterfinal...


    HCBL Week 5 Awards See Two-Way Tie in Player and Pitcher of the Week

    Date:07/09/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    For the first time in the HCBL weekly awards, there was a tie in both the Player and Pitcher of the Week awards. Shelter Island’s John Behrends (Belmont) and Riverhead’s Eduardo Malinowski (Pennsylvania) split the New Era Cap Player of the Week award, while North Fork’s Cam Fowler (Nebraska Omaha) and Southampton’s Carson Seymour (Dartmouth) were Ace Hardware Co-Pitchers o...


    7/7 Recap: Kruel Ties Whalers Career Win Record in Doubleheader Sweep of the Road Warriors

    Date:07/07/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Recaps By Andrew Jordan   Game 1: Sag Harbor 5, Long Island 1 Game 2: Sag Harbor 6, Long Island 3 The Sag Harbor Whalers swept the Long Island Road Warriors in a doubleheader at Mashashimuet Park. In the first game, the Whalers defeated the Road Warriors 5-1. Sag Harbor took a 4-0 lead in the third inning. RBI singles by Harry Hegeman (Yale), Sam Cachola (California), Connor Anderso...


    2018 HCBL All-Star Rosters Announced

    Date:07/07/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    The rosters for the 6th Annual HCBL All-Star Game at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank have been selected. This season's All-Star Game sees a change from the North/South format of the previous five seasons. Team Red which will have the odd placed teams in the HCBL Standings on June 30th will consist of the Long Island Road Warriors, Riverhead Tomcats, Sag Harbor Whalers and Southampton Breakers...


    Aviators and Whalers Split Friday Doubleheader

    Date:07/06/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Andrew Jordan The Sag Harbor Whalers and Westhampton Aviators split their doubleheader on Friday at Aviator Field in Westhampton Beach. In the first game of the doubleheader, the Whalers defeated the Aviators 8-2. The Whalers took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a single by Nick Thornquist (McLennan CC). Westhampton would respond in the bottom of the first on RBI doubles ...


    Westhampton’s Steckline Squeaks Out Photo Finish Win in HR Derby Fan Vote

    Date:07/06/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    In a four-day period close to over 2,000 votes were cast in the 2018 HCBL Home Run Derby Fan Vote. It turned out to be the closest result in the four-year history of the Home Run Derby Fan Vote. Ultimately it was Westhampton’s Ryan Steckline (Monmouth) who edged out a win beating second-place Eric Roubal (Queens) of Long Island by only eight votes. Southampton’s Jimmy Joyce (Hofstra) ...


    7/5 Recap: Bucks Move to 5th Playoff Spot with Home Win over Riverhead

    Date:07/05/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Photo Credit: Christine Heeren/Artist Lake Media   Shelter Island 11, Riverhead 2 The Shelter Island Bucks defeated the Riverhead Tomcats at Fiske Field in Shelter Island on Thursday by a final score of 11-2. The Bucks with the victory now have a one-point lead on sixth-place Sag Harbor for the fifth and final playoff spot in the HCBL. Riverhead took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the fi...


    7/4 Recap: Riverhead Takes Control of Second Place

    Date:07/04/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Photo Credit: Christine Heeren/Artist Lake Media Riverhead 8, Long Island 1 The Riverhead Tomcats defeated the Long Island Road Warriors at Sgt. Jonathan Keller Field on the Fourth of July by a final score of 8-1. Because of the win Riverhead now moves into second place in the HCBL standings. Riverhead took control of the game early on a three-run home run off the bat of Ben Jackson (East Tenne...


    Ospreys Upset First-Place Road Warriors

    Date:07/03/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Photo Credit: Christine Heeren/Artist Lake Media   The North Fork Ospreys picked up an upset win over the first-place Long Island Road Warriors on Tuesday Night at Cochran Park in Peconic. North Fork defeated Long Island by a final score of 4-2 to tie the Riverhead Tomcats for the third playoff spot in the HCBL at 27 points. Both teams scored a run in the third inning. Patrick Lagravinese ...


    Riverhead’s Five-Run Ninth Beats Westhampton in High Scoring Affair

    Date:07/03/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Greg Diener The Riverhead Tomcats were in this same situation before. Last season in the HCBL semi-final round against the Westhampton Aviators in Game 1 they had an eight-run lead that they let slip away as Westhampton ended up winning the highest scoring game in league history by a final of 20-16. On Tuesday, the Tomcats had a nine-run lead after the first three innings but gave up the lead...


    7/2 Recap: Aviators Win at Riverhead on Hogarth’s 4-Hit Day

    Date:07/02/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Westhampton 11, Riverhead 8 The Westhampton Aviators beat the Riverhead Tomcats on Monday in the first game of a home-and-home series at Sgt. Jonathan Keller Field in Calverton. Both teams scored three runs in the third inning. Westhampton got their runs on an RBI double by David Hogarth (William & Mary) and a two-run double by Curtis Robison (Penn State). Riverhead would get a run on an er...


    Becker, Shedler-McAvoy, Pansini Win HCBL Week 4 Awards

    Date:07/02/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    For the second time this season three people were recognized in the HCBL weekly awards because of a two-way tie in one of the categories. Tyler Becker (Adelphi) of Westhampton and Tyler Shedler-McAvoy (Seton Hall) of North Fork split the New Era Cap Player of the Week award for Week 4. Alex Pansini (Marist) of North Fork was named the Ace Hardware Pitcher of the Week. Becker went on a tear for hi...


    2018 HCBL Home Run Derby Hitters Picked

    Date:07/01/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League will hold the 4th Annual Home Run Derby on Monday, July 9, at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank. The Home Run Derby will take place at 3 PM and will be held prior to the 6th Annual HCBL All-Star Game (5 PM).   The following seven players were selected to represent their teams at the event. Long Island: Matt Codispoti (Albany) North Fork: Ben Terwillig...


    Other 7/1 Doubleheaders: Bucks Sweep Southampton

    Date:07/01/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Recaps By Andrew Jordan   Game 1: Shelter Island 5, Southampton 4 Game 2: Shelter Island 8, Southampton 3 The Shelter Island Bucks swept both games of their doubleheader against the Southampton Breakers at Southampton High School on Sunday. In game one, the Breakers scored three runs.  Jordan Schulefand (Richmond) had an RBI double, and Daniel Alfonzo (Adelphi) had a two-run single....


    Long Island Sweeps Another Doubleheader, Extend HCBL Lead to Double Digits

    Date:07/01/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    By Justin Paura/Axcess Baseball The defending Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League champions have been unbeatable as of late. Coming into a crucial doubleheader with the second-place Westhampton Aviators on Sunday, the Long Island Road Warriors carried a five-game win streak including a two-game sweep of the Riverhead Tomcats on Saturday. The flame still burns bright for&n...


    6/30 Recap: Whalers Hold Breakers at Home

    Date:06/30/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

                Sag Harbor 9, Southampton 3 The Sag Harbor Whalers won their ninth game of the season, defeating the Southampton Breakers 9-3 in the final game of a three-game series. After the Breakers scored two runs in the first inning on an RBI single from Mario Camilletti (Oakland) and a run-scoring double by Ryan Hatten (VMI) the Whalers responded with four ...


    6/29 Recap: Breakers win second straight game over Whalers

    Date:06/29/2018   Source:Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League  

    Recaps By Andrew Jordan   Southampton 6, Sag Harbor 2 The Southampton Breakers won their first game of the season at Southampton High School when they defeated the Sag Harbor Whalers 6-2. Southampton scored runs in each of the first three innings on a run-scoring groundout by Davis Payne (Richmond), a RBI double by Brian Picone (Iona) and a home run by Mario Camilletti (Oakland). The Bre...