Westfield Little League Report

GAME DATE: 5/10/16
Sons of Erin 10, Camfour 3

Despite a strong effort from Camfour, Sons of Erin came together as a team and won with a score of 10-3. The bats started strong and kept hitting throughout the game. The first four batters set the tone in the first inning as Bobby Dellapenna led off with a double to begin the ten run attack that would lead to victory. Caden Matuszczak and Nathan Pudlo each ripped a single, while Jeremy McCormick smashed a double. Sons continued their strong offense throughout the game, especially in the 4th inning when their smart base running and hustle earned them six runs. Top hitters were Patrick Moore who got up to bat three times, each time making contact to earn 3 singles and Dellapenna recording two doubles. Moore also led the team with three RBI. On the mound for Sons were Scotty Hepburn with 4 K’s and Dellapenna with 5 K’s. Their focus and determination helped lead the team to victory. The Sons of Erin’s record is now 6-3.

GAME DATE: 05/10/2016
Slovak 4, Air Compressor 5

Slovak Club matched against National League rival Air Compressor at Papermill Field. Liam Poole took to the mound to pitch for Slovak Club delivering five great innings. Cameron Degray relieved Liam Poole in his first outing on the mound under some intense pressure with Slovak up by one run. Jimmy Krumpski made a great defensive play in Right Field, and hit the ball hard. Sullivan Donohue, and Jax Grady worked hard behind the plate. Slovak Club and Air Compressor dueled it out again with great pitching and defensive plays. Air Compressor won the game on a walk off double in the bottom of the sixth inning with two strikes and two outs on the batter beating Slovak 5-4.

Westfield Little League logoGAME DATE: 5/8/16
Kiwanis v Hastie Fence:

The rain finally stopped, the clouds parted, and once again Westfield Little League was able to resume playing games. But for poor ol’Kiwanis, the sun may have been out, but the rain continued…. Hastie Fence was on top of its game right from the get go with Josh Mayo on the hill. Anthony Schabowski led off the game with a ringing single for Kiwanis. Jimmy Cloutier followed up with a shot to shortstop Cody Collins who made a terrific play and was able to turn the ever rare, 6-3 double play. Collins then almost made a fantastic diving catch into shallow left field off a Dylan Arooth’s Texas Leaguer. Collins would continue to kill Kiwanis all evening long. Collins recorded not 1, but 2 Home Runs over the right field fence, the last being a Grand Slam. It was a very long day for Kiwanis…
Kiwanis had some great relief pitching from Colin Cusack, Bryce Alaconis, and Cam Cusack. It was eerily similar to Tim Wakefield’s relief appearance in Game 3 of the 2004 ALCS. Coach Cloutier was forever grateful for their contribution. Defensively, the lone bright spot was Ryan Goyette who made two outstanding catches in the outfield during what became an incredibly windy day. Kiwanis took the 18-1 loss and there record fell to 3-5 on the season.

GAME DATE: 5/7/19

Westfield Police had a great weekend of baseball with a win over Advance Manufacturing and Commercial Distributing. Colin Reed was the winning pitcher against Advance and Kareem Zaghoul won over Commercial Distributing.
Saturdays game had hits from Nick Lenfest , Dacota Durkee , Sean Rosilli and a big triple for Josiah Alvalle which sealed the game for Police in the last inning making it 9-6.
The Mother’s Day Game against Commercial Distributing was a slugfest for Westfield Police. Lead by Jacob Wagner with a pair of doubles scoring 3 runs. Sean Roselli set the table in the 5th inning with a huge single, with Wagner knocking him home for the winning run. Josiah Alvalle ,Dacota Durkee , Colin Reed also added doubles and singles to the attack. Westfield Police showed great bat skills with bunts by Nick Lenfest, Sam Yesu and Andrew Bruno moving the runners into scoring position.
Kareem Zaghoul threw 5 innings of almost hitless baseball and smacked a double for his on cause. Jacob Wagner came in to save the game in the last inning with the bases loaded and finished it off with a strike out win of 6-5.

GAME DATE: 5/4/16
Kiwanis 6, Camfour 1

On another cold and dreary evening for Little League baseball, Kiwanis looked to continue its one game winning streak against a solid Camfour squad. Riley Sullivan dominated on the hill for Kiwanis, throwing 8 strikeouts in 5 innings of work. The bats continued to stay hot for Kiwanis. Anthony Schabowski was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored. Dylan Arooth was 1 for 2 with a run scored. Joey Calderella was 1 for 2 with a SAC fly and a run scored. Cam Cusack was 1 for 1 with a run scored. Cam Hoynoski was 2 for 2. Bryce Alaconis was 1 for 2 and Colin Cusack had a walk and run scored.
But the big news of the day was Jimmy Cloutier coming back from the DL after missing a few games this season. The team seemed to respond to Cloutier’s return and went on to win the game 6-1. Kiwanis upped its record to 3-4 on the season.

GAME DATE: 5/11/16
Green Meadow Lumber 14, Firtion Adams Funeral Home 11

Green Meadow Lumber out-slugged Firtion Adams Funeral Home in a hard won 14-11 win. Green Meadow scored in every inning including a pair of four run frames in the 2nd and 5th to take the lead by 4 after a strong rally by Firtion Adams that tied the game at 10. Paul Lawry pitched three innings for Green Meadow and scored two runs. Will Fruwirth reached base three times, scored three runs, and had a two RBI single to lead Firtion Adams at bat (4-4).

GAME DATE: 5/8/16
SBS 6, Teddy Bear Pools 5

Mother’s Day started out as a wet cold day, but the poor weather didn’t stop SBS and Teddy Bear Pools from wagging an epic battle on the field.
Pitchers on both teams struggled with the cold and wet baseballs. SBS was down 4-2 after the first two innings. With some timely walks and hits SBS jumped out to a sizeable lead. Nathan Blackak, Mason Berube, Johnny Blasé, Joshua Wagner, and Cole Torres led the team with hits and giving SBS the lead, 7-5. Drew Masters and Torres kept the game close with good pitching and defense action from the mound. Joshua Wagner pitched in relief and skillfully closed the game. With this win, Wagner reached 40 strikeouts this season. Great week and wins for Specialty Bolt.

Firtion Adams Funeral Home 9, Green Meadow Lumber 2
Alejandro Rogers pitched a complete game only allowing two runs with four strikeouts on 70 pitches to lead Firtion Adams Funeral Home to a 9-2 victory over Green Meadow Lumber on Mother’s Day. Rogers also went walked three times and scored two runs. Gavin Connors had two hits including a booming bases loaded basing clearing three run double in the fourth inning as part of a five run frame for Firtion Adams. Michael Miller and Will Halbert each scored two runs for Firtion Adams (4-3).

GAME DATE: 5/7/16
Firtion Adams Funeral Home 10, Tucker’s Restaurant 5

Firtion Adams Funeral Home used a 5 run fourth inning to pull away from Tucker’s Restaurant to improve to 3-3 on the young season. Alejandro Rogers led the way for Firtion Adams reaching base three times with two hits, an RBI, and pitching 2 quick innings to start the game on just 19 pitches. Darrin Schnopp, Sam Slattery, Ethan Connors, and Mike Miller each scored two runs for Firtion Adams. Ethan and Gavin Connors each had two hits and Gavin pitched the final two innings with four strikeouts.
Austin Thomas had two hits and scored a run for Tucker’s. Peter Sullivan reached base twice and scored two runs for Tucker’s as well.

GAME DATE: 5/3/16
SBS 15, Firtion Adams 5

Tuesdays game against Firton Adam was all together team effort from SBS. Hits from Jacob Hansselman, Josh Wagner, Cole Torres , Logan Allen and Drew Masters led the hitting attack. Cole Torres started the game and threw very well giving Specialty Bolt the opportunity to swing the bats and put up runs. Strong Defensive plays were also made in the field by Lucas Morganelli , Mason Berube. Total team effort for the win.

12 U Softball
GAME DATE: 5/8/16
Northampton 8, Carpet Wizard 17

Carpet Wizard got back on the winning track Sunday afternoon. Abby Corliss led the offensive charge going 3-3 with 3 stolen bases and 3 runs scored. Carly James blasted a bases loaded double driving in Abby Daley, Emma Mazeika and Ava Cichonski. Olivia Lawry had 2 singles and scored 2 runs along with making a great sliding catch at first base. Isabella Morganelli had 2 hits while driving in 2 runs and made great catch at 3rd for the final out. The win brings Carpet Wizard to 5-1

GAME DATE: 5/4/16
Southampton II 15, Carpet Wizard 11

Facing a Southampton opponent for the second straight night Carpet Wizard sent Abby Daley to the circle for the start. Daley pitched a solid 2 innings striking out 6. Unfortunately for Carpet Wizard it took a few innings for the bats to warm up on that damp and chilly spring evening.
The girls in purple put up 5 runs in the 4th led by Ava Cichonski’s double. She was followed by Jenna Brown, Gianna Bartlett, Emma Mazeika and Carly James who would all reach base. Megan Cichonski would finish the attack that her sister started by driving in 2 runs with her single. In the 5th Olivia Lawry, Ciara Taporowski led off with singles and Isabella Morganelli cracked a double. Maria Bonfitto, Abby Corliss and Ava Cichonski all followed by reaching base but the rally was cut short and Carpet Wizard suffered their first loss of the season.

GAME DATE: 5/3/16
Southampton 6, Carpet Wizard 7

Southampton came into Sadie Knox looking to hand Carpet Wizard their first loss on the year but left with the loss in a very tight game. Emma Mazeika got the start for Carpet Wizard pitching 2 strong innings striking out 2. Ava Cichonski pitched 4 solid innings to get the win including striking out the side in the bottom of the 6th. Olivia Lawry led the offense going 2-2 with 3 stolen bases and 2 runs scored. Carpet Wizard had a big 4th inning scoring 4 runs. Rylie Nimchik ripped a RBI double to right center scoring Carly James who had singled to lead off the inning. Lawry followed with a single and Jenna Brown knocked both Nimchik and Lawry in with a shot to right. Brown stole 2nd and 3rd putting herself on 3rd to score on a passed ball for what would turn out to be the winning run. The win brought Carpet Wizard to 4-0 on the season

GAME DATE: 4/27/16
Carpet Wizard 22, Richards Grinders 12

Facing Richards Grinders for the second time in a week, Carpet Wizard once again left victorious. Carly James and Gianna Bartlett lead the offensive charge for Carpet Wizard. Each went 2 for 2 with 2 walks. James drove in 3 runs, stole 4 bags and scored twice while Bartlett roped a double and scored 2 runs. Rylie Nimchik, Jenna Brown and Ava Cichonski all helped out on offense as well reaching base all 3 times they were up and coming around to score each time. Abby Corliss, Abby Daley and Carly James shared the pitching duties for the night. With the win Carpet Wizard improved to 3-0 on the season.

GAME DATE: 5/12/16
Kiwanis 20, Hadley 1

The Westfield Kiwanis girls hit town in Hadley, played a great game, and left town with a 20-1 win. Ali Lapanne set the tone with a three run double in the 1st to get the ball rolling. She also pitched two scoreless innings. Moja Premny had two hits and knocked in 2 runs. Tristan Macznik had two hits and drove in 3 runs. Grace Leduc, Allie Stucenski, and Mia Tavares also had run scoring hits. Alaina Raco had a double and a RBI. Raco also pitched a scoreless inning. Alejandra Strange, Julia Daley, Katelyn Connor, and Abigail Coe all had runs batted in with bases loaded walks and Daley stole home for the first time. Another star of the night for Kiwanis was Camille Bruno who pitched for the first time in the 10U and had a 1-2-3 inning. A great team win for Kiwanis and the team’s 5th win of the year.

GAME DATE: 5/10/16
Easthampton 8, Kiwanis 7

Despite a tough late inning loss, Kiwanis had some bright spots in its matchup against Easthampton. Ali LaPanne crushed her second home run of the year. A 2 run shot. Camille Bruno and Allie Stucenski each drove in runs with singles and Stucenski also stole two bases. Moja Premny was 2 for 2 with a walk and a double. She scored 2 runs and stole two bases as well. Grace Leduc, Alaina Raco, and Alejandra Strange were also credited with RBI’s for Kiwanis. Raco started on the mound and pitched three stellar innings for Kiwanis.

GAME DATE: 5/7/16
Kiwanis 15, OMG 13

A great back and forth game was won by Kiwanis in the 6th inning when third baseman Grace Leduc caught all three outs to seal the win. Ali LaPanne led the offense for Kiwanis going 4 for 4 with a double and 4 runs batted in. Mia Tavares had a hit and 2 runs batted in. Julia Daley had a huge hit in the 6th inning to plate a huge insurance run. She also had 2 runs batted in. Allie Stucenski, Grace Leduc, Alaina Raco, Camille Bruno, and Tristan Macznik also had hits for Kiwanis. Alejandra Strange and Abigail Coe each drove in a run with a bases loaded walk. Alaina Raco was awesome on the mound for Kiwanis pitching the last three innings and only giving up three runs to get the win. The win pushed Kiwanis record to 4-2 on the year. – Courtesy of Westfield Little League

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