Friday, August 10, 2012
Parsippany blasts Pennsylvania to advance to regional championship game on Sunday.
The Parsippany 11/12 all-stars beat Collier, Pa., 9-4, Friday to advance to the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regional championship in Bristol, Conn. Parsippany will face either Delaware or Maryland Sunday at 5 p.m. with a berth into the Little League World Series in Williamsport on the line. Parsippany fans showed their support Friday morning at the Connecticut site and locally at Applebee's, which was bathed in a sea of PTLLE red. PTLLE achieved an early 2-0 lead, thanks to a first-inning home run by Anthony Scannelli, whose grand slam Wednesday put the Parsippany boys in the lead to stay over Maryland. Scannelli is hitting .358 in the tournament. With Parsippany's Benner Uygun on the mound, Pennsylvania went scoreless during its end of the…
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Parsippany 11/12 baseball team faces Pennsylvania squad in Friday's regional semifinals.
The semi-final round of the Little League Baseball Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournamentkicks off Friday in Bristol, Conn., and its first game features the Par-Troy East 11/12 All-Stars. Carrying a tournament record of 3-1, the second-seeded Parsippany team takes on Collier Township, Penn. PTLLE faced Collier in the tourney's first game and came from behind to win, 4-3. The semifinal rematch begins at 11 a.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN and broadcast online on ESPN3.com. If PTLLE is victorious Friday, they will play in the championship game, which is scheduled for Sunday. The winner of that contest moves on to compete in Williamsport, Pa., home of the Little League World Series. If you can't make it to Friday's game in Connecticut…
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Anthony Scannelli connects on grand slam to lift team to 9-1 victory over Maryland.
The Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars trounced Maryland in Game 4 of the Little League Baseball Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament semifinals in Bristol, Conn. Wednesday by a score of 9-1. The district and state champion moves on to the tourney semifinals on Friday. The star of the game was catcher Anthony Scannelli, who broke a 1-1 tie by powering a hit over the right field wall at Bristol's Breen Field for a bases-loaded home run in the fifth inning. The contest against Maryland's West Salisbury team started well for the Parsippany boys. As the visiting team, PTLLE led off the inning with a double by Emil Matti, who was sent to third on a wild pitch. Dan Ruggiero came to the plate next and earned a base on balls. Benner Uygun …
Parsippany little leaguers take on the team from West Salisbury, Maryland Wednesday.
The district and state champion Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars have clinched a semi-finals berth in the Little League Baseball Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament in Bristol, Conn. Carrying a record of 2-1 in the competition, PTLLE will participate in the next round either as the second or third seed, depending on its performance in Game 4 of the pool play tournament. Today’s second game pitting New York's Stony Brook team against Collier Township, Penn., will determine the final team for the semi-finals. Game 4 of the East Regionals takes place against Maryland's West Salisbury Little League Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. The Parsippany team beat New York and Pennsylvania's squads before finding itself on the losing end to …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Parsippany's All-Stars continue in the pool play East Regional tournament in Bristol, Conn., taking on Maryland Wednesday.
The Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars went down to defeat against the District of Columbia team, 8-2, in Game 3 of the 2012 Little League East Regionals in Bristol, Conn. The competition is not over, however, for the Parsippany boys. The team moves on to Game 4 in the pool play competition, and will face Maryland's All-Stars Wednesday at 11 a.m. Things started out promisingly for PTLLE. The Parsippany team started the first inning off by taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Under starting pitcher Sarong Amin, Par-Troy East was able to get two quick outs, a ground ball out to second base and another to third. Sydney Love-Baker, the only female player—who is known as a powerhouse for D.C., walked on a full count. The next …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
PTLLE team, fresh from beating Collier, Penn., takes on Washington, D.C., Monday morning in the East Regional tournament in Bristol, Conn.
With their come from behind win over the Collier, Penn. team, the Par-Troy East 11/12 All-Stars advance in the East Region Little League Baseball Championships. The Parsippany team is scheduled to play the District of Columbia All-Stars on Breen Field in Bristol, Conn., Monday at 11 a.m. The boys so far are 2-0 in the pool play tournament, besting New York's Stoney Point team Friday and, Saturday, coming back in the sixth inning from a deficit to deliver a loss to formerly undefeated Pennsylvania. PTLLE's Emil Matti went 2 for 3, including a first-inning home run, to help his team to a 4-3 victory in six innings. Bener Uygen started for as Parsippany's pitcher and gave up three runs (one earned) in 3 1/3 innings while striking out six. …
Friday, August 3, 2012
PTLLE Player Agent Eric Hubner presents bits and pieces from the All-Stars' adventures in Bristol, Conn.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Par-Troy Little League East made a winning start Friday in its quest to become Little League’s Mid Atlantic Champion in Bristol, Conn. Parsippany's 11/12 All-Stars bested New York state’s Stoney Point Little League, 4-2. The matchup may be a preview of the eventual championship game as the teams are similar: Par-Troy won the New Jersey 11/12 championship last year and took the 12u Tuesday. Stoney Point is also highly rated, having won the New York titles in 2011 and 2012. But Friday, it was Par-Troy East that came out on top. The team held a 4-0 lead through the top of the sixth inning, when an error led to two Stoney Point scoring runs. A pitching save by David Ton and the team's strong offense kept the New York team from gaining any …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The PTLLE 11/12 all-stars now head to Connecticut for the East Region tournament.
The Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars knocked off Nottingham 9-4 Tuesday evening to become the 2012 12U New Jersey state champions. The Parsippany squad started off the state tournament in Pequannock Friday with a loss to Livingston American, but from then on, the All-Stars showed off their winning ways, defeating Monroe Township and Livingston in a Sunday doubleheader and then besting Nottingham Monday and Tuesday. The state title is not the first honor this year for the PTLLE team, which has also earned the 2012 district and section crowns. Baseball season is not yet over for the township's little league All-Stars. The team goes on to compete at the regional championships in Bristol, Conn.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Team remains alive in double-elimination tournament.
All the marbles are up for grabs Tuesday when the Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars are slated to play the final game of the double-elimination 2012 state Little League 12u baseball championship. The PTLLE squad defeated Nottingham's All-Stars in Monday night's first finals game, 4-3. Par-Troy East, which already has the 2012 district and section trophies, will have to beat Nottingham again to win the state championship. Parsippany's All-Stars fell to Livingston American, 11-2, in the first round of the tournament Friday. The team came back, though, defeating Monroe Township and, in a rematch, Livingston American in a Sunday double-header, earning its bid against Nottingham. Tuesday's winner will take top honors. The title game …
Winning both games in a Sunday doubleheader, the 11/12 All-Stars take on Nottingham in Pequannock Monday.
The next game en route to the 2012 state Little League 12u baseball championship will be Monday night. Competing are the Par-Troy Little League East 11/12 All-Stars versus the All-Stars of Nottingham. Parsippany's team lost to Livingston American, 11-2, in Friday's tournament opener, but earned its spot in the finals by winning both halves of a double header Sunday against, respectively, Monroe Township and, again, Livingston American. The boys had to play two games after Saturday's schedule was washed out due to rain. Being a double-elimination tournament, the Par-Troy East team must beat undefeated Nottingham twice in the finals to take the title. Should it win Monday, game two of the finals must be played Tuesday night, and the winner …