03/06/14 1:00pm
03/06/2014 1:00 PM

Keven Pimentel played one year of varsity at Shoreham last season before transferring to Florida along with Nick Bottari. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)

As Shoreham-Wading River baseball players arrived to the season’s first practice Monday, two noticeable faces from last year were gone.

Nick Bottari, who in 2010 became the first eighth-grader to ever play varsity at Shoreham, and Keven Pimentel, a hard-throwing pitcher who transfered to Shoreham as a junior, were both more than 1,000 miles to the south in Florida. The two close friends, both Division I players signed to the University of Miami, decided at the end of last year to transfer out of Shoreham for their senior year.  (more…)