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Scarsdale Rec Adult Softball Completes Successful Season

baseballteamThe Claire D. Leone Softball Team won the championship softball game of the Scarsdale Adult Softball League on Monday night August 16, 2021.

As they had no season due to COVID last summer, they were very excited to resume play this year.

The players wish to thank the Scarsdale Recreation Department for their support throughout the season and a congratulate Rich Massaroni from the Scarsdale Recreation Department who will be retiring at the end of this year.

Rich Massaroni, Rec Adult Softball League Director said, "I just wanted to say thank you to all participating teams on another successful season. Despite no season last year (2020) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all participants really enjoyed being back playing this season (2021); great fun and competition."

He provided the following season recap:

Regular Season Recap

Included 12 games played on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 8 to August 2.
All games were played at Crossway 1, Crossway 2, Hyatt 1, Greenacres 1 and Quaker Ridge Back 1 fields.
Regular Season ended with a tie for first place, with 10-2 records, by the Pulled Hammies and the Jager Bombers.

Post Season Playoffs Recap

8 of the 10 teams qualified for a “Double Elimination” format from August 3 to August 16.

The 8 teams included:
Pulled Hammies, Double Downs, Claire D. Leone R.E., Pros, Jager Bombers, Bee Liners, The Launchers, Cavaliers.
Games were all very competitive and well played with all teams showing terrific offensive and defensive talents.
Attached above is a PDF containing the Playoff Bracket with all results.

Championship Game Recap:
Final Score: Claire D. Leone R.E – 5 vs The Launchers – 0

The Launchers (Visitors) (2019 Defending Champions) versus Claire D. Leone Real Estate (Home).
Game played on Monday, August 16 @ Crossway 2.

1st Inning:Both teams scoreless.

2nd Inning:The Launchers did not score.
Claire D. Leone R.E scored 2 runs:
Mike Hodges and Matt Wheeler singled.
Jake Gorobetz had an RBI single and Todd Leone Sr. had an RBI single.
Claire D. Leone leads 2-0.

3rd Inning
The Launchers did not score.
Claire D. Leone R.E scored 1 run:
DJ Fuhrman with a leadoff single and Mike Hodges with an RBI single.
Claire D. Leone leads 3-0.

4th Inning
The Launchers did not score.
Claire D. Leone R.E scored 1 run:
Tim Leone with a one out triple and scored on a Launchers error.
Claire D. Leone leads 4-0.

5th Inning
The Launchers threaten but did not score.
Claire D. Leone R.E did not score.
Claire D. Leone still leads 4-0.

6th Inning
The Launchers threaten again but did not score.
Claire D. Leone R.E scored 1 run on singles by Tim Leone, Jake Gorobetz and an RBI single by Yohan Drakes.
Claire D. Leone now leads 5-0.

7th Inning
The Launchers threaten once again but did not score.
Both teams went scoreless. Claire D. Leone R.E scored 1 run on singles by Tim Leone, Jake Gorobetz and an RBI single by Yohan Drakes.
Claire D. Leone wins 5-0 and captures League Championship.

Congratulations to both Championship Finals teams for a well-played excellent game and season!

(Pictured at Top)

Front Row: (left to right):
Mike Hodges, Todd Leone Sr., Jeff Leone, DJ Furhman, Tim Leone, Rob Burns

Back/Top Row: (left to right):
David Finkelstein, Cavan Kehoe, Henry Hirsch, Jake Nathanson, Jake Gorobetz, Spencer Hunt. Ben Brody, Johan Drakes, Curtis Kestenbaum, Rob DeMatteo, Matt Wheeler

 

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