After sweeping through the Western New York State playoffs (5-0) for the third year in a row last weekend at Shoshone Park, the Lou Gehrig 12U Iron Horse Red team is headed for the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional starting Thursday in Hockessin, Del.
The LG Red team hit 14 home runs and allowed just one earned run in defeating host North Buffalo (14-0), Casey Stengel (13-0), West Elmira (5-3), Lake View (11-0) and Mathewson-McCarthy (11-1). Josh Quartley pitched a no-hitter over Lake View. Other pitchers were Connor Hoehman, Kyle Finn, and Caleb Hutchins, who was on the mound for the championship victory over Mathewson-McCarthy. Other team members are Johnny Armento, Mitchell Floccare, Jacob Okulewicz, John Krier, Javier Rosa, Matt Borowski, Justin Belote and Jack Balczerzak. John Armento is the coach assisted by Terry Finn and Joe Hoehman.
Lou Gehrig will face Metro New York in its regional opener on Thursday.
BASEBALL: The 15U Titans team will host tryouts for the 2016 season at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 8. The 11U and 10U Titans will host tryouts at 10 a.m. Aug. 15. Both will be held at Beverly Hills Fields in Cheektowaga. Visit www.leaguelineup.com/titansbaseball.
BASKETBALL: Hilbert College is seeking applicants for an assistant coach for men’s and women’s teams to recruit student-athletes, assist with practice and game day coaching responsibilities, and the overall organization of the program. To see the complete job posting visit www.hilbert.edu . Send resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com
FOOTBALL: Niagara Frontier Officials Association is looking for new officials for the upcoming season. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310-9734.
SPORTS INFORMATION: Erie Community College is accepting interest for a part-time sports information director for the 2015-2016 season. Contact Athletic Director Peter Jerebko at 851-1221 or email email@example.com.
VOLLEYBALL: Erie Community College is looking for part-time assistant coaching position for the women’s 2015 season. Contact Athletic Director Peter Jerebko at 851-1221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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