Category Archives: Baseball

College bound: Where Class of 2018 will be competing at next level

Here’s a list of the Varsity 845 2018 graduates and where they will be attending college this fall. If we are missing anyone, please send us a direct message on Twitter @Varsity845 Football FCS (Division I-AA) Max Heinrich (Goshen) Marist Pete Matthews (Newburgh Free Academy) Robert Morris Nick Wiley (Goshen, Don Bosco Prep) Colgate, walk-on [...]

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All-State Baseball: Cornwall senior Ryan Trieste makes Class A first team

Ryan Trieste may have been Section 9′s most improved baseball player this spring. Trieste increased his average by 122 points to .382 and drove in 32 runs, up from 10 in 2017. Trieste’s strides were recognized  Thursday when it was announced that Cornwall’s senior second baseman had made the state Class A first-team. Trieste was [...]

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2018 Varsity 845 final baseball stats

Marlboro junior shortstop Sam Mongelli led the Varsity 845 area in hitting for the second straight season, batting .517. Mongelli’s five home runs and 32 RBI tied for the area lead. One of the more crazy statistics of the season were Tuxedo junior Joe Castellanos’ 120 strikeouts. No word on if that’s a Section 9 [...]

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2018 Varsity 845 Baseball All Stars Wrap

Marlboro junior Sam Mongelli was the toughest hitter in Section 9 to get out this spring. Mongelli’s .517 average led the area and the shortstop struck out just once in 60 at-bats. Mongelli, the Varsity 845 player of the year, wasn’t too shabby on the mound either, earning a 4-0 record with 39 strikeouts in [...]

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Section 9 baseball tournament brackets (Class C updated)

        Class AA Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 22 No. 5 Roosevelt at No. 4 Warwick, 4 p.m. No. 6 Monroe-Woodbury at No. 3 Middletown, 4 p.m. Semifinals Thursday, May 24 Roosevelt-Warwick winner at No. 1 Pine Bush, 4 p.m. Middletown-Monroe-Woodbury winner at No. 2 Kingston Finals Saturday, May 26 Semifinal winners, at Cantine [...]

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Castellanos’ no-hitter one for ages

Tuxedo junior Joe Castellanos’ quest for his first career no-hitter added another chapter Friday. Remember it was Castellanos, who held Eldred without a hit for seven innings on April 24 but he was not credited with an official no-hitter because he left the game with two outs in seventh inning. His replacement allowed a hit [...]

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Rivera, Crusaders stop Pine Bush winning streak

Nick Rivera delivered a two-run double in the first inning and pitched for the first time this season, closing out a 6-3 OCIAA Division I win over Pine Bush. The victory ended Pine Bush’s 10-game winning streak and knotted the three-game series. The third and deciding game will be played Thursday at Dutchess Stadium in [...]

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Strike Out Cancer Classic set

Newburgh Free Academy will host the three-game Strike Out Cancer Classic Saturday at Delano-Hitch Stadium. Marlboro plays Pine Bush at noon, Monroe-Woodbury and Goshen meet at 3 p.m. and Newburgh Free Academy hosts Highland at 6 p.m. The tournament was organized in support of Newburgh Free Academy senior pitcher Ryan Danyluk, who overcame stage 4 [...]

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Varsity 845 and THR reporting policy

With the high school spring season upon us (yes, even with the snow), here is a reminder for all the varsity head coaches on the reporting policies to Varsity 845 and the Times Herald-Record sports department. Report your games by email (sports@th-record.com) and fax (845-342-6024) by 9:15 p.m. on the day of the game (Saturdays, [...]

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College signings: 2018 class

Varsity 845 is compiling a list of local seniors who have signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers. Email any signing photos to sports@th-record.com   Baseball Division I Johnny Hipsman (Chester) Richmond Nick Rivera (Monroe-Woodbury) Fairleigh Dickinson Howard Sewell (Middletown) Manhattan Division II T.J. Gregory (Chester) St. Thomas Aquinas Brody Ryan (Warwick) [...]

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