Niagara Gazette

July 8, 2013

Area Sports: Another ace for Reagan, plus local golf, baseball, softball & bocce

Niagara Gazette

Niagara Gazette — Reagan scores second ace withina week

Ransomville resident Ron Reagan celebrated his Independence Day by scoring his second hole-in-one within a week at Niagara Frontier Country Club.

He did it on the 105-yard Hole 11, using a pitching wedge. It’s Reagan’s third career hole-in-one.

The feat was witnessed by Kevin Reagan, Larry Stuart and Brandon Young.

• Also at Niagara Frontier Country Club, Nancy Riccio, Margie Bullis and Fran Hall were the winners in Flights A, B and C, respectively, during the Red, White and Blue ladies tournament. Riccio and Hall each shot an 81, while Bullis had a score of 80.

• Anne Kist was the leader in Flight A in medal play at the Hyde Park Wednesday women’s league, scoring 38. Marg Hokanson finished in second with a score of 39 while Dorothea Nortz scored a 41 to place third. Kelly Greene and Shirley Wisniewski scored a 40 in Flight B but Greene won the tie-breaker on Hole 6. Elaine McLanaghan placed third. In Flight C, Linda Schreiber was the leader with 35, while Eileen Giraffa and Marie Briganti rounded out the top three with scores of 37 and 44, respectively. In Flight D, Judy Major led all competitors with her score of 47. Barbara Joyce and Mary Lostracco tied at 60 with Joyce winning the tie-breaker on Hole 7.


• The Mark Cerrone 12U Jr. Thunderwolves placed third in the Battle of the Falls tournament this weekend, losing its only game to the eventual tourney champions. James Filippeli threw four perfect innings in the team’s 11-0 win over Hamilton, a game ended by the mercy rule. Filippeli struck out eight of the 12 batters he faced. The Thunderwolves also defeated Scarborough by a score of 11-8, then defeated the Buffalo Wings twice, 5-4 in extra innings and then 7-4 in the quarterfinals. The Thunderwolves lost in the semifinals to Ontario Prospects, 8-2. The Jr. Thunderwolves will travel next weekend to Aberdeen, Md. for the week-long Ripken Experience tournament.

• The Lewiston Predators 10U team won three games to advance to the championship game of the Lancaster-Depew Tournament, but fell in the final, 12-0, to Lancaster Red.  In the preliminaries, the Predators defeated Central Amherst, 15-7. Zach Brydges and Lucas Eoute had three hits, while Troy Toohey, Sam Nichols and Jacob Niccola hit twice. Vincent Mauro hit a three-run homer. In their 13-4 win over the Lakeview Athletics, Peter Spameni led three hits and four RBIs. Brydges, Toohey and Niccola added two hits apiece. Niccola and Carter Krawczyk each scored three runs. Against Lancaster Black, Brydges, Mauro, and Nichols had two hits apiece as the Predators won, 11-8. Lewiston’s record stands at 10-7 on the year.

• Moises Velez had two hits including a home run as the Anderson’s Electric Cardinals defeated the Tops Tigers, 7-2, in the majors division of Hyde Park Babe Ruth baseball. Andrew Darkangelo drove in three runs with his three hits.

• Tyler Kennedy homered twice and Jason Windstanley also hit a home run, as he Goodfellas Pizzeria Yankees defeated the Felicetti Concrete A’s, 13-1, in a Hyde Park Babe Ruth minor division game. Trevor Kennedy had two doubles for the Yankees, while Brandon Groce had two hits, including a double, for the A’s.

• The H.W. Bryck & Sons River Bandits defeated the Coppins Service Center Timber Rattlers, 15-2, in Lewiston Minor League action. Vincent Carlo and Matthew Toohey lead the winners with three hits apiece. Carter Krawczyk, Romeo Fitzgerald, Jude Violante, and Sam Radke all hit twice for the River Bandits, while Rocco Randazzo had a triple.


• The Auto Collision and Glass Red Sox defeated the David’s Home of the Steak Hoagy Padres, 14-6. For the Red Sox, Alexia Rose singled, tripled and homered. Olivia Stankovich pitch four solid innings, including four strikeouts. Ashley Kepp had two hits, a double and a home run, while Angel Hoy’s two hits included a triple. Molly Schrack led the Padres with two hits including a triple. Aleigha Gray hit twice, while Marissa Lewis had a hit and a RBI. 

• Heading into the weekend, the Davids Home Of The Steak Hoagy Padres topped the Niagara Falls Teachers Union Royals, 13-7. Tori Bersani had a pair of hits, including a triple, and also struck out 11 batters. Makayla Magliazzo and Crystal Stedge also had two hits each for the Padres. For thr Royals, Kaitlyn Paretto had four RBIs on two hits, Isabella Casilio hit twice and Juliana Heineman had a single.


Here are the latest standings in the Mixed Division of the Cristoforo Colombo Bocce League (the win-loss record and total points are in parentheses): 1. Bowl O Drome (15-0, 180), 2. Supermarket Liquors (13-2, 176), 3. Falls Auto Spring (11-4, 166), 4. Baldassare Collision (11-4, 160), 5. Fortuna’s Restaurant (10-5, 161), 6. Pellicano’s Marketplace (10-5, 157), 7. Over the Falls Tours (10-5, 145), 8. DMR Hardware (9-6, 151), 9. Knack’s Parkview Cafe (9-6, 150), 10. Porky’s Hot Dogs (8-7, 140), 11. Clancy’s Restaurant (8-7, 139), 12. New York Fish House (5-10, 130), 13. Michael’s Restaurant (5-10, 125), 14. Trio’s Pizza (5-10, 124), 15. E.I. Team (5-10, 103), 16. Camtech Publishing (4-11, 122), 17. Gino Forte Construction (4-11, 119), 18. Romeo Accounting (4-11, 105), 19. Como Restaurant (2-13, 85), 20. Goodfellas (2-13, 85).