Mike Mowdy was able to retain his sense of humor, even while being on the wrong end of a blowout. While his team of Riverhead 11-12-year-old baseball players were absorbing their worst loss of the summer, the coach turned to a nearby reporter and asked him, tongue in cheek, to look for the silver lining. (The score was 17-1 at the time in New City’s favor.)
Both laughed. READ
Like the other seven teams in the New York State Little League All-Star Tournament, Riverhead had high hopes when play began for the 11-12-year-old baseball players. And then a curveball was thrown their way.
Or, make that a bunch of curveballs. READ
You gotta believe.
At least that’s what they say. Sometimes it’s tough for a baseball team to believe, especially when hits have been tough to come by against a tough pitcher like Andrew Lenski. READ
They looked at more called third strikes than they would have liked, but now the Riverhead Little League All Stars are looking at the real possibility of playing in the state tournament for the Little League World Series.
Riverhead’s entry in the 11-12-year-old age group is one win away from making that a reality. READ
As far as farewells go — not to mention birthday celebrations — this was about as good as it gets.
The final baseball game for Riverhead Little League All Stars coach Mike Mowdy and many of his players at Stotzky Memorial Park in Riverhead was a memorable one. read
The Riverhead Little League all-star team improved to 4-0 in pool play of the District 36 Tournament after a 10-0 win Thursday night against the North Fork all-stars at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. READ
Like most good baseball teams, the strength of the Riverhead Little League all-star team starts on the mound.