A win is better than a tie, and two wins, even more so.
Needing a tie from their regular-season-ending doubleheader in Westhampton Tuesday in order to qualify for the playoffs for a second straight year, the Riverhead Tomcats rose to the challenge in convincing fashion. READ
Nick Bottari is a man on the move. He has moved from school to school, from team to team, and this summer moved to the top of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League in batting average. READ
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…)