BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Bucks showed hustle and determination in their first two games over the weekend. Above, Jesse Russo of SUNY Old Westbury slides into third with a successful steal against Riverhead in the Bucks 9-4 loss Friday afternoon.
The Shelter Island Bucks stumbled out of the gate on the first weekend of the 2016 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) season, dropping two games before their hometown crowd.
The Bucks lost 9-4 to the Riverhead Tomcats Friday afternoon to open the season at Fiske Field and 7-2 to the visiting Montauk Mustangs Saturday. A doubleheader on the road against Riverhead was rained out Sunday. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Infielder Jack Machonis driving the ball during the Bucks home win over Riverhead Wednesday evening.
After crushing three home runs the day before against North Fork, the Shelter Island Bucks struggled to generate offense, managing to escape Fiske Field with a 3-1 victory over the Riverhead Tomcats on Wednesday night.
The Bucks nearly lost Coach Jamie Quinn in the fourth inning, and went on to put three runs across home plate over the next two frames to draw themselves even with Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League-leading Westhampton.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks have named a new head coach for 2015.
The Shelter Island Bucks will return to Fiske Field in 2015 for a fourth season with new Head Coach Jamie Quinn at the helm. (more…)