Despite three early-season forfeits for the use of players not on the active roster, Tottenville is back in the driver’s seat in Staten Island A.
The Pirates scored five first-inning runs and beat New Dorp, 8-2, for the second time this week to take over first place on their own. Ray Smith, Mike Sullivan and Anthony Capo each drove in two runs, Frank Sanacore and Stephen Notaro scored two runs apiece and Vin Aiello went 4-2/3 innings, struck out five and scattered six hits for the win for the Tots (9-3), who are looking for their 28th straight division crown.
Tyler Warshefskie and Gary Andersen each had RBIs for New Dorp (9-5).
Midwood 4, Telecommunications 2: Danny Kaye struck out six over six innings for his third win, he also had two hits, an RBI and scored once, Christian Lopez had an RBI and scored a run and Brandon Eng added two hits for Midwood (7-4) in Brooklyn A East. Telecom is now 8-2, a game behind Brooklyn A West leader Fort Hamilton.
James Madison 2, FDR 1: Matt Zalon struck out eight in a complete-game, five-hitter and drove in a run, Raymond Draxdorf homered and Alyasa Seales scored a run for Madison (8-1) in Brooklyn A East. FDR is 4-6 in Brooklyn A West.
Walton 12, John F. Kennedy 4: Bruce Valentin homered twice, scored three runs and drove in three more, Greg Perdomo also scored three runs, Robert Velasquez had two hits, two RBIs and scored once and Valentin went the distance on the mound and struck out eight for Walton (9-2) in Bronx A East. Kennedy (9-2) is in Bronx A West.
George Washington 16, Graphic Communications 2: Kevin Torres hit a three-run homerun, Wesley Rodriguez had three hits, two RBIs and scored twice, Steven Segarra tripled, doubled, had two RBIs and scored twice and Eduardo Tejeda and Henry Rodriguez each scored twice for GW (10-1) in Manhattan A East. Graphic Communications is 3-8 in Manhattan A West.
Bushwick Campus 10, Lincoln 0: Kevin Garrastazu had three RBIs, Dashaun Rozier had two hits and two RBIs, Carlos Almonte Garcia, Daniel Rodriguez and Eury Villalona each scored twice and Villalona struck out seven in five innings for Bushwick (3-8) in Brooklyn A East. Lincoln is 1-10 in Brooklyn A West.
McKee/Staten Island Tech 10, Petrides 1: James Sinodinos had two RBIs and scored twice, Michael Ahr added two hits and scored two runs, Steven Ippolito struck out five in five innings of work and Nick Manisero and David Cruz each drove in two runs for MSIT (7-5) in Staten Island A. Petrides is 3-11.
Grand Street Campus 8, New Utrecht 4
Bayard Rustin 2, East Harlem Pride 1
New Dorp, Brooklyn, John F. Kennedy, Staten Island, Frank Sanacore, Bruce Valentin, Stephen Notaro, Christian Lopez, Mike Sullivan, Daniel Rodriguez, Carlos Almonte Garcia, Anthony Capo, Eduardo Tejeda