Week 5

Updated Monday June 20, 2016 by St. Barts Old Timers Softball League.

  • St. George Take Out St. Vincent With Help From Walt Patrylo, 8-3 
  • Walt Patrylo had two extra base hits, helping St. George to an 8-3 victory over St. Vincent on Tuesday at Esposito. 
  • Jerry Russo had a hot bat for St. Vincent. Russo went 2-3 and scored one run. He singled in the fifth inning and tripled in the seventh inning. 
  • The bottom of the second saw St. Vincent take an early lead, 1-0. St. Vincent's threat began with a single by Louis Messano
  • St. George went up for good in the fourth, scoring two runs on two singles. 
  • St. George increased its lead with four runs in the fifth. The inning got off to a hot start when Bruce Logan singled, plating Michael DiBella
  • St. George piled on two more runs in the top of the sixth. A single by James Richey ignited the offense,, scoring David Eckert. That was followed up by Frederick Wustefeld's single, bringing home Robert Zerafa
  • One St. Vincent run crossed the plate in the bottom half of the sixth, making the score 8-2. An RBI single by John Junguenet fueled St. Vincent's comeback. St. George stopped the rally after Tony Perconte got Messano to. 
  • After pushing across one run in the bottom of the seventh, St. Vincent faced just a 8-3 deficit. A sacrifice fly by Frank Apicella gave St. Vincent life. St. George closed the game out when Perconte got Gerardo Riepe to.


  • Early Lead Gives St. Maximilian Victory Over St. John Paul II, 17-2 
  • St. Maximilian jumped out to an early lead on St. John Paul II and captured a 17-2 victory on Thursday at Brookside. 
  • The game was decided quickly as St. Maximilian exerted its will early with 12 runs in the first three innings. 
  • Deitch racked up four RBIs on three hits for St. Maximilian. 
  • Paul Leso went a perfect 2-2 at the dish for St. John Paul II. He singled in the third and sixth innings.


  • St. Francis Seize Victory Thanks To Late Double, Drop St. Wolfgang 12-7 
  • St. Francis and St. Wolfgang exchanged the lead six times on Friday, but St. Francis ended up on top with a 12-7 win in seven innings over St. Wolfgang. 
  • St. Francis pulled out the win thanks to a strong fourth inning. St. Francis went up for good on an RBI double by Eric Fisher off Chris Paterek, plating Joshua Baik
  • Mike Cunningham put himself in scoring position with three extra-base hits for St. Francis. He tripled in the first and third innings, singled in the fourth inning, and doubled in the seventh inning. 
  • Anthony Blasi had a busy day at the plate, collecting three extra-base hits. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the third, fifth, and seventh innings. 
  • St. Francis easily handled St. Wolfgang pitching as six hitters combined for 19 hits, 11 RBIs and nine runs scored. 
  • The top of the first saw St. Francis take an early lead, 1-0. St. Francis caught fire after Cunningham tripled. Then Andy Wilber singled, scoring Cunningham. 
  • St. Wolfgang survived St. Francis' surge and put up one run of its own in the first. St. Wolfgang scored on a fielder's choice. 
  • St. Wolfgang quickly matched St. Francis' strong inning with a three-run inning of its own in the third. St. Wolfgang scored on a two-run double by Blasi and an RBI double by Bobby Camisa
  • St. Francis went up for the duration of the game after the fourth inning. Additional runs came from a two-run double by Baik and an RBI single by Cunningham. 
  • After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the fifth, St. Wolfgang faced just a 8-6 deficit. A two-run triple by Peter Chemidlin gave St. Wolfgang life. St. Francis stopped the rally after Howard Bialos got Tom Fazio to ground out. 
  • St. Francis built upon its lead with four runs in the seventh. The inning looked promising, as Donald Rinaldo singled, plating Baik to kick things off. That was followed up by Wilber's single, scoring Cunningham.


  • Offenses Dominate As St. Matthew Outscores St. George 17-8 
  • St. Matthew and St. George lit up the scoreboard on Friday as they combined for 25 runs. In the end, St. Matthew won the offensive battle 17-8 in seven innings. 
  • The teams banged out 42 hits hits between them, as well as eight for extra bases. 
  • St. Matthew beat St. George thanks to 24 hits, including five extra base hits. 
  • Matthew Betau had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He singled in the first and third innings, tripled in the sixth inning, and doubled in the seventh inning. 
  • Paul Newton recorded the win for St. Matthew even though he allowed eight runs over seven innings. Newton struck out none, walked two and gave up 18 hits. 
  • St. Matthew easily handled St. George pitching as seven hitters combined for 20 hits, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. 
  • Tony Perconte ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He allowed 17 runs in seven innings, walked three and struck out none. 
  • St. Matthew never surrendered the lead after the first inning, scoring four runs on a two-run double by Michael Abram, a fielder's choice, and an RBI single by Betau. 
  • St. George tallied two runs in each of the first, third and seventh. In the first, St. George scored on an RBI double by David Eckert, scoring Walt Patrylo
  • A sacrifice fly by Ryan Peters and an RBI single by Robert Zerafa set off St. George rally. St. Matthew stopped the rally after Newton got James Richey to fly out. 
  • One run in the bottom of the fourth helped St. George close its deficit to 7-5. An RBI single by Frederick Wustefeld fueled St. George's comeback. The St. George threat came to an end when Newton finally got Patrylo to. 
  • Rich Reich's home run scored Michael Abram, Ed Fernandez and Joseph Tilocca and helped St. Matthew score five runs in the fifth.


  • St. Vincent Outlast St. Joseph In High-Scoring Affair, 12-8 
  • Pitchers had a tough day during the game between St. Vincent and St. Joseph, as the two teams put up 20 runs combined in a 12-8 St. Vincent win. 
  • Hitters on both sides were strong at the plate as the teams combined for 32 hits, including 10 extra base hits. 
  • The game was back-and-forth heading into the fourth, with five lead changes. 
  • St. Vincent pulled out the win thanks to a strong fourth inning. St. Vincent scored on a two-run double by Louis Messano off Frank Chupko, plating Harold Hopler and John Junguenet
  • Messano racked up four RBIs on two hits for St. Vincent. 
  • The top of the first saw St. Vincent take an early lead, 3-0. Gerardo Riepe started the rally for St. Vincent with a single. Messano doubled, bringing home Harry Semple and Hopler. St. Vincent pushed more runs across when Messano scored on an error. 
  • St. Joseph got four-run rallies in the third inning and the fifth. In the third, St. Joseph scored on a two-run triple by Gus Alvarez, plating James Barba and Nam-June Joe
  • The fourth spelled defeat for St. Joseph, as St. Vincent grabbed the lead for good. More runners rounded the bases on two doubles and a groundout by Brian Pyluck
  • St. Vincent tacked on another four runs in the fifth. Hopler singled, bringing home Pat MacDonnell and Larry Szenyi to start the inning. That was followed up by Semple's double, plating Riepe and Hopler. 
  • Four runs in the bottom of the fifth helped St. Joseph close its deficit to 12-8. An RBI double by Alvarez, a two-run double by Glenn Gang, and an RBI single by Todd Feinberg fueled St. Joseph's comeback. Finally, Hopler induced an inning-ending from Brendan McNamara.

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