Perhaps all it took was a trip to Staten Island to bring Fordham Prep’s bats back to life.
Furman-bound Steve Fondu went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and a run scored and Zach Leone had a pair of RBIs to lead Fordham to a 10-5 win over Monsignor Farrell in CHSAA Class AA baseball Thursday at the College of Staten Island.
Andrew Velazquez and Ryan Mahoney each had two hits and Sean McNamara gave up four earned runs on eight hits in seven innings for Fordham (10-3). Rob DeAngelis had two RBIs and Joe Venturino laced two hits for Farrell (4-7).
Xaverian 12, Christ the King 0: Tommy Anselmo went four innings and Anthony Amatuzzi pitched the fifth to combine on a no-hitter for Xaverian (13-0). Julian Lanfranco had three hits, including a triple and a double, and Sal Taormina had three RBIs and two hits. Jason Ramos crushed a three-run home run. CK is 1-13.
Moore Catholic 12, St. Peter’s 2: Shea Spitzbarth and Anthony LoBello each had three RBIs apiece and Matt Diorio and Ronnie McBratney both had three hits for Moore (10-1). Spitzbarth gave up no runs on one hit with seven strikeouts in four innings. Danny Monzi had two RBIs for St. Peter’s (3-8).
Archbishop Stepinac, Regis suspended: The CHSAA Class AA league game was halted due to darkness with Stepinac leading 13-10 in the sixth inning. Regis had been up 10-5.
IVY PREP LEAGUE
Riverdale 6, Collegiate 2: Cole Dreyfuss struck out four and allowed four hits in five innings for the win, he also had two hits, Alex Silverman doubled and drove in three runs and Shane Gaer added two RBIs for Riverdale (8-6, 6-5), which takes on Bronx Science Friday at 4:15 p.m. on Randall’s Island. Collegiate (4-8, 4-7) visits Horace Mann Friday at 4 p.m.
Riverdale 13, Collegiate 12 (10 innings): In the continuation of a suspended game, Cole Dreyfuss went three innings, allowed no hits and struck out three, Armando Perez had two hits, scored twice and drove in three runs and Alec Silverman had the walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th.
Horace Mann 5, Dalton 1: Danny Baudoin and Cammy Brown combined on a two-hitter with Baudoin going the first six innings and striking out six, Harrison Bader had two RBIs and stole home and Elias Wacht added two hits and Baudoin added two hits apiece for Horace Mann (9-6, 7-5), which hosts College Friday at 4 p.m. Dalton (5-8, 3-8) faces Fieldston Friday at 4:15 p.m.
Columbia Prep 18, Loyola 8: Ross Mirskin picked up the win on the mound, he also had two hits, homered and drove in four runs and Will Glavin went 4-for-4 with four RBIs and four runs scored for Columbia Prep in the NYCAL semifinals. The Lions (15-4) face Trevor Day School in the championship game Friday at 4 p.m.
Bishop Ford 18, Monsignor McClancy 6
Cardinal Hayes 6, Cardinal Spellman 5
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