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 Chris Hess going to the right side in the Bucks tough loss to the Aviators Wednesday evening.
Hall of Famer Yogi Berra popularized the phrase, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over.”
The Shelter Island Bucks were cruelly reminded of this on Wednesday night when, with two outs and two strikes in the ninth inning, they blew a 1-0 lead over the visiting Westhampton Aviators en route to a 2-1 extra-innings defeat. (more…)