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PSAL baseball roundup


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A Division

The John Adams Spartans (2-0) beat the Long Island City Bulldogs by a score of 4-2. For the Bulldogs junior Charlie Mendes got the start and pitched five innings allowing six hits, three runs, one earned while striking out seven and walking four. Sophomore Albert Ramirez made an appearance on the mound for the Bulldogs, the young pitcher failed to record an out while allowing one run. Next up for the Spartans will be the Richmond Hill Lions (0-3).

The Lions lost their last game by a score of 13-0 at the hands of the William C. Bryant Owls (3-0). For the Owls senior Nicholas Alvarez went the distance in a mercy rule shortened game. Alvarez allowed five hits while striking out eight batters. On the offensive side of the ball, senior shortstop Christopher Alverez went 3-3 with three runs scored and four RBIs. Junior third baseman Jorge Zurita went 2-2 with an RBI.

B Division

The Beach Channel Dolphins (3-0) beat the August Martin Falcons (0-3) by a football score, 19-6. For the Dolphins senior Christopher Bonilla pitched five innings allowing six runs, five hits, six walks while striking out seven. Bonilla was star with the bat as well going 2-4 with four RBIs. Sophomore shortstop Kely Aponte led the team in hits, going 5-5 with three RBIs. Freshman first baseman Ryan Suglia went 2-2 with two RBIs, while sophomore Sergio Galdamez went 2-3, knocking in two. For the Falcons sophomore Carlos Medina pitched five innings giving up 19 runs only six of which were earned. In the five innings Medina also allowed nine hits, walked seven and struck out eight. Freshman outfielder Juan Abreu went 1-3 with three RBIs. Next up for the Dolphins will be a home game against the Falcons.

The Springfield Golden Eagles (1-2) shut out the Renaissance Knights (2-1) 10-0. For the Golden Eagles junior Dwayne Moore pitched a great game in the shutout allowing just one hit while walking one batter and striking out five. Moore was the offensive star as well going 2-3 with four RBIs. For the Knights sophomore Tenzin Samphel pitched three and a third innings allowing eight runs, two of which were earned.

 

August Martin loses high school football championship


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The August Martin Falcons’ comeback attempt came up short in the Bowl Division Championship against the James Madison Knights, as they lost 22-20. The Falcons, who were without their starting quarterback, Ricky Dunbar, due to injury, trailed 22-7 before falling short in the end. The Falcons allowed the Knights to compile 179 offensive yards with senior quarterback Berkay Dagbolen completing seven out of 10 passing attempts for 68 yards. He also threw a touchdown. In addition to the passing touchdown, Dagbolen scored one on the ground, rushing for 20 yards on five attempts.

Junior Corey Woods rushed for 40 yards on nine attempts which led the Knights. Senior Teqeil Evans added 29 yards on seven attempts while fellow senior Adeyinka Anifowoshe added 22 yards on five attempts, and also caught two passes for 39 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore Dellon Peters had a 66-yard kickoff return.

On defense, the Knights had two interceptions and two fumble recoveries. Junior Erick Tinsley led the team with 21 tackles and had one of the interceptions with Anifowoshe grabbing the other pick. This marks the second time in three years that the Falcons have lost in the Bowl Championship game – in 2010 the Falcons lost by a score of 29-28 at the hands of the Thomas Jefferson Orange Wave.