DeVito Continues to Excel on Cape

St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School graduate Ricky DeVito scattered four hits and struck out 10 over six innings in leading the Harwich Mariners to a 4-1 victory over Falmouth in Cape Cod Baseball League action.

DeVito has allowed zero earned runs and struck out 18 over 12 innings in his last two outings. The 19 year old pitcher from Seton Hall University, who was voted Big East Pitcher of the Year and a second-team All-American in 2018, is 1-1 with a 2.21 earned run average for Harwich.

The Cape Cod Baseball League is considered one of the top collegiate, wooden-bat summer leagues in the country. Over 300 players on Major League Baseball rosters in 2017, including Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale and New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge, once played in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Nine members of the 2017 Yankees and six 2017 Mets played in the Cape Cod league.

Tom Cosgrove Update

Msgr. Farrell High School graduate Tom Cosgrove is 2-4 with a 4.76 earned average for the Midwest League’s Fort Wayne TinCaps, a full-season Class A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.

In 70 innings, Cosgrove has 67 strikeouts. In his last outing on July 13, he allowed one earned run over six innings in a 4-2 loss to Cedar Rapids.

Cosgrove was a 12th round pick of the Padres out of Manhattan College in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Cosgrove pitched three seasons at Manhattan.


Golf Tournament in Highland Raising Money for St. Christopher’s Inn

The 2nd Annual Swing Against Addiction Golf Tournament in Honor of Brandon Storms will be held Sept. 8 at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland.

The event begins at 11 a.m. and includes 18 holes of golf, contests, music, food and raffles. Cost is $125 per golfer and $30 per non-golfer.

All proceeds will be donated to St. Christopher’s Inn in Garrison, a treatment center operated by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement.

RSVP for the golf event by August 8 by calling (845) 464-8869.


Garay Hitting .333

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School graduate Gavin Garay is 10 for 30 in his first eight games for the Kingsport Mets this season.

Garay, a 21-year-old from LaGrangeville, has two doubles, two home runs and eight RBI to go with a .375 on-base percentage.

Garay was a 26th-round pick of the New York Mets in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Kingsport competes in the Appalachian League, a short-season rookie league.


Football Schedule Released

The Catholic High School Football League of Metropolitan New York has released its 2018 schedule.

The regular season kicks off Sept. 7 with four games and continues through October 28. The playoffs begin the following weekend.

In 2017, Archbishop Stepinac won the CHSAA state championship for the second time in three years. Stepinac (AAA), Kellenberg (AA) and Cardinal Spellman (A) won the CHSFL playoffs for their respective divisions.

Click here for the 2018 varsity football schedule.



Kennedy Grad Hitting .350

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School graduate Gavin Garay is hitting .350 in the early season for the Kingsport Mets of the Appalachian League.

Garay is 7 for 20 with a home run and six RBIs.

The 21 year old, a 26th round pick of the Mets in 2017, hit .246 with three home runs and 13 RBI in 2017.

Case Off to 2-0 Start

Iona Preparatory School graduate Brad Case has started his professional baseball career with a 2-0 record for the Bristol Pirates of the Appalachian Rookie League.

The right-handed pitcher, a 17th round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft, gave up two earned runs and struck out three over five innings against Phillies West. His two wins came in starts versus Phillies East.

The Gulf Coast League Pirates are a short-season, rookie league affiliate of the Pirates.