Thompson 5/20One blow-up inning. Your beloved Huskies avoided that 1 blow-up inning all season, until the last game. Going into the 5th inning, the Huskies held a 4-1 lead. Then Thompson put up 7 to take & keep the lead to win 8-6. Thanks to all the 8th graders for a great 10 win season: Joe Beukers, Wayne Bllom, Jake Burlew, John Carelli, Tom Collazo, Kyle Gamble, Griffin Leibell, Antonio Martinez, Rai Nagy, Kyle Nusbaum, & Mike Trapani.Ocean 5/16Wow! You can't measure the heart of a Huskie. After spotting Ocean 2-0 & 4-2 leads, your beloved Huskies battled & battled all game, never giving up, always thinking a chance would come. Going into the bottom of the 6th down 2 runs, Jake Burlew worked a walk & Austin Nappi singled. A past ball moved them to 2nd & 3rd. Rai Nagy then belted a 2 run double to tie the game & eventually force extra innings. Nagy, on the mound, also threw3 scoreless innings in relief of Burlew. In the bottom of the 8th, against Ocean's #1 pitcher, with 1 out, Nagy singled. On the 3rd pitch, Mike Trapani crushed a BOMB, an absolute rocket, that plated Nagy with the walk-off winning run. Antonio Martinez, Tom Collazo, John Carelli, & Matt Fitzsimmons each had at least 1 hit also in this dramatic win. You just measure the heart of a Huskie!Holmdel 5/14Griffin Leibell, have a day! Griffin pitched 5 strong innings to keep your beloved Huskies in the game. He also collected 2 hits, stole 2 bases, and drove in 4 runs to pace the Huskies offensively. Kyle Gamble threw 2 scoreless innings in relief to earn the win. Jake Burlew, Pat Caragliano, Joe Beukers, Zack Grillo, & Tom Collazo each had a hit.Thorne 5/10Jake Burlew took the ball & pitched 6 strong innings, scattering 5 hits, striking out 7, only walking 1, & let in 4 runs, 2 earned, in this 4-2 loss. Mike Trapani (2 for 3, double, SB, 2 RBIs) supplied most of the offense. Matt Fitsimmons, John Carelli, & Burlew also doubled & Austin Nappi had a single.Colts Neck 5/7Antonio Martinez (2 for 2, 2 doubles, 1 HBP, 3 runs, 3 SB, 3 RBIs) led the charge that is the MAMS offensive juggernaut. Tom Collazo, Austin Nappi, and Kyle Gamble each had 2 hits, 2 runs, and a few RBIs to help pace your beloved Huskies. Jake Burlew John Carelli, and Griffin Leibell each had a hit, Leibell's being a bases loaded double which broke the game open. Griffin also picked up the win with 5 strong innings on the mound.Hazlet 5/2Hagler vs. Hearns...Ali vs. Frazier...DeLaHoya vs. Merryweather...all epic prize fights. Yesterday's heavyweight battle at Hazlet did not disappoint the Matawan faithful. For 7 innings and 42 outs, the Huskies and Hazlet threw everything but the kitchen sink at each other. Your beloved Huskies delivered the knockout blow and came home with the win. All we can say about Jake Burlew is 'Wow'! Jake pitched a complete game shutout, striking out 11 with NO walks, that's right, 11 Ks & 0 walks. Griffin Leibell led off the 3rd with a single. Matt Fitzsimmons singled him to 3rd. Antonio Martinez calmly executed a perfect squeeze bunt to give Burlew all the runs he would need. But, in the 6th, the Huskie bats came thru again. Martinez doubled to lead off the inning. Collazo was bunting him to 3rd, but laid down a beauty to single & put runners on the corners. Burlew singled to load the bases. In a failed squeeze attempt, Martinez still managed to score! Then Mike Trapani singled home Collazo to finish the scoring. Hazlet threatened in their half of the 6th, but a nifty 6-4-3 (Collazo - Salot - Gamble) double play shut them down. The 7th saw Hazlet threatening again with 1st & 2nd & no outs. Burlew got a strike out. Then Martinez made a diving catch in shallow center that not many other people on the planet can make. Jake finished the game in style, striking out their leadoff hitter to ice this instant classic.Bayshore 4/30Rai Nagy pitched 5 innings, allowing only 1 run while scattering a few hits, in this lopsided victory. Wayne Bloom got the big hit, smacking a 2 run single down the line to break the game open. John Carelli finished them off with a bases loaded double to plate all 3 runs.Thompson 4/25Undefeated, #1, Thompson came to Husky Park and went home empty handed. Jake Burlew (2 for 4, 1 run, 1 RBI) pitched 5 strong innings, striking out 9 while walking only 2, to secure the victory. Griffin Leibell (1 for 3, 2 RBIs) entered the game in the 6th with a 1 run lead. Leibell calmly shut down their potent lineup to pick up the save. Mike Trapani swung the hot bat, collecting 3 hits, 1 run, & 2 RBIs. Austin Nappi went 2 for 2 with a walk, single, double, & 2 RBIs. Antonio Martinez had 2 hits, 1 run, & stole a base in this total team effort.Long Branch 4/23Your beloved Huskies pounded 17 hits, were walked 4 times, & reached on a few errors to dominate this game. Austin Nappi pitched 5 scoreless innings, only allowing 1 hit & 1 walk, to claim his first win. Tom Collazo pitched the final 2 innings, allowing only 1 run. Austin & Tom also had great days at the plate. Austin went 3 for 3 with 2 RBIs. Tom also went 3 for 3, with a double, 2 runs, 1 stolen basen & 1 RBI. Mike Trapani went 2 for 2 with a triple, 2 runs, & 2 stolen bases. Zach Grillo also had 2 hits. Antonio Martinez, Jake Burlew, John Carelli, Kyle Gamble, & Kyle Nusbaum each collected a hit to raise the team batting average to an astounding .343.Neptune 4/18What a day for Kyle Gamble! Kyle pitched 4 innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits, while striking out 2 and walking none. He also went 2 for 2 at the plate with an RBI. Just about every Huskie who batted collected a hit or a walk to reach base in this 11-1 victory.Ocean 4/16Jake Burlew pitched a gem at Ocean, the #1 team in the league. Jake threw 6 innings, striking out 6, walking 2, & gave up 3 runs, 1 earned. Unfortunately, Ocean's pitcher was also on his game. Rai Nagy supplied most of the offense. Rai went 2 for 3, with a triple, single, stolen base, & run scored. Antonio Martinez had the other hit, stole a base, & scored a run with some heads-up baserunning on Griffin Leibell's bunt.Holmdel 4/11Jake Burlew solidified himself as an ACE as he pitched 6 innings, striking out 10, walking none, and faced 1 batter above the minimum. Rich Olsen pitched a 1-2-3 seventh and struck out 2. Eight different Huskies each scored a run in the 8-0 victory, a total team effort. Mike Trapani had the big hit, a 2 run double in the 3rd. Antonio Martinez, Pat Caragliano, Ausin Nappi, Joe Beukers, Kyle Gamble, & Rai Nagy, each collected a hit. Griffin Leibell had 2 sharply hit singles in this well-played win.Colts Neck 4/9And the bats woke up! Your beloved Huskies pounded out 12 hits, had 6 walks, and 2 sacrifices in this 11-8 victory. Jake Burlew (2 for 4, 2 doubles, 4 RBI, 1 run) led the offensive onslaught. Tom Collazo (2 for 3, 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 sac) and Antonio Martinez (2 for 5, 1 run, 1 double, 1 RBI) enjoyed great days hitting. Matt Fitzsimmons, John Carelli, Austin Nappi, Rai Nagy, and Kyle Nusbaum each collected a hit. Nagy started pitching and went 3 innings, keeping the Huskies in the game. Griffin Leibell pitched scoreless 5th, 6th, & 7th innings, striking out 5 while only walking 1, to get his first win.Thorne 4/4Jake Burlew took the ball and pitched a gem, going 4 2/3 innings while stiking out 5 and only walking 1. Jake consistenly hit his spots and kept the Thorne hitters off balance, while collecting 1 hit with the bat. Griffin Leibell finished the game with 2 2/3 strong innings, K'ing 3 with no walks. Tom Collazo and Leibell played strong games defensively. Austin Nappi led the offensive with a single, double, and walk. Matt Fitzsimmons was on base 3 times also with a RBI single and 2 walks. Antonio Martinez had a hit, stole a base, and scored a run. Martinez, Stephen Salot, and Kyle Nusbaum played a flawless outfield in this 4-2 loss.
Last Modified on May 21, 2013