Sports Talk – Hollis Brookline Journal – July 3, 2015
HB wins Tri-County
The Hollis Brookline Middle School baseball team topped Windham, 11-4, to capture its second straight Tri-County championship.
Joe Messina pitched a very solid four innings. He gave up a leadoff single and then retired the next eight batters in a row.
Catcher Kyle Hsu threw out a potential base stealer early to also help set the tone. Kaito Kramarczyk also had a solid pitching performance over te final three innings.
The offense exploded for 13 hits, as HB jumped out to an early 4-0 lead as five of the first six hitters singled to start the game to jump to a 5-0 lead.
Windham scored three runs in the fourth to close the gap to 5-3, but HB put up six runs in the sixth breaking the game open.
Messina and Max Mello played well defensively in the finfield while Kaito led the offense with three hits. Mello and Messina had two hits apiece while Grant Snyder, Kenny Corsetti, Hsu, Kyle, Ryan Coutu, Henri Boudreau and Evan LaFrance all had base hits.
Seventh graders included Henri Boudreau, Ryan Coutu, Ni DiRenzo, Evan LaFrance, Connor Russell and Grant Snyder.
Eighth graders were Kenny Corsetti, Kyle Hsu, Kaito Kramarczyk, Max Mello, Joe Messina, and Connor Zorn. Jake Webb was the team manager.
The Hollis Brookline High School boys basketball program will offer the eighth Cavaliers Summer Basketball Skills Academy for boys entering grades 4-9. The camp will take place at HBHS July 20-24 from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
The camp will be staffed by current and former HB varsity players and coaches. The theme of this year’s camp is preparation – when opportunity comes, it is too late to prepare.
Space will be limited to the first hundred campers to register. Forms can be found on the athletic page of the HBHS web site. Bring your basketball shoes, a snack with plenty of water, a bagged lunch (grades 7-9), and a strong desire to learn.
Hollis summer tennis camp will return for a third year, with Florida Tennis Professional Greg Reardon serving as the instructor. The class will be offered at the Hollis Town courts for two weeks, and will be for players ages 7-15 for all levels, from introduction to advanced.
It is a group lesson format and approved by Hollis Parks and Recreation. For more information, go to www.planettennisusa.com, or call Greg at 727-542-9636.
Fall registration is open
The Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavaliers football and cheer program registration is open for the 2015 season. For more information on registration go to hbjrcavs.com and review the registration process located under the FAQ tab.
For questions regarding football, contact Chris Lones at firstname.lastname@example.org, and for questions regarding cheer, contact Robin Giaconia at email@example.com.
Nashua Baseball Academy
The Nashua Baseball Academy is holding two baseball camps rain or shine at its indoor/outdoor facilty at 265 Proctor Hill Road in Hollis July 6-10 and 13-17. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day and the fee is $125 per week and discounted to $100 per week for members. The camp dates are July 6 to July 10, and, July 13 to 17. The camps will focus on developing players skills and practicing those skills in games and competitions. A day by day, prorated option to fit your schedule is available as well. To register, contact Coach Loftus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thunderbirds Beach Volleyball
The Thunderbirds Juniors Beach Volleyball Club is currently holding Session Two of its beach volleyball training series for girls and boys ages 10-18 at the sand courts at the Brookline Ball Park. Session Two runs to July 1 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. For information, visit www.ThunderbirdsVolleyball.com.
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www.cabinet.com HOLLIS BROOKLINE JOURNAL | FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 | 11
The Hollis Brookline Middle School baseball team celebrated back-to-back Tri-County Championships.