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Queensborough's Victor Gonzalez hurled a complete-game three-hitter with 14
Left-handed pitcher Victor Gonzalez pitched a complete-game three-hitter with 14 strikeouts, while teammates Sean Smith and Joel Feliz notched three RBI apiece Wednesday afternoon at KeySpan Park, as the second-seeded Queensborough Community College Tigers captured their record 12th City University of New York Athletic Conference Community College Baseball Championship with a 7-3 victory over top-seeded Bronx.
Gonzalez, who allowed seven walks and hit two batters while throwing 88 of his 158 pitches for strikes, really beared down when he got into trouble; Bronx (12-17) hit just 1-for-10 with runners on base in the contest.
Robert Villante Named AD3I Baseball Rookie of the Year,
In their first full season of competition, the Bears baseball team had an impressive showing having 3 players named to the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) All-Independent Team, including Rookie of Year honors given to freshman centerfielder Robert Villante (Queens, NY / McClancy). Villante, who was also named to First Team All-Independent as an outfielder, started all 26 games for the Bears and led AD3I in on-base pct. (.548) and was ranked 2nd in batting avg. (.460). He led the Bears in most offensive categories, batting avg., on-base pct., slugging (.644), runs (24), hits (40), doubles (16), stolen bases (19), total bases (56). Villante also ended the season with a 14 game hitting streak.
Roy Lewis Former Elmjack LL Player
Former Elmjack LL players Elmjack Little League Alums
John T. Lewis 1959-1970 (My Brother)
Roy Lewis 1959-1970 (Myself)
Ellen Lewis 1962-1966 (Sister-Softball)
Frank Lewis 1964-1972 (Brother)
Charlie Lewis 1966-1973 (Brother)
Robert (Bobby) Lewis 1969-1972 (Brother)
Martin (Marty) Lewis 1971-1972 (Brother)
John C. Lewis 1959-1972 (Coach and Umpire) Our Father
Michael Quigley (Cousin) 1958-1968 went on to Play Ball At Manhattan College and became educator in the NYC School system.
Tom Quigley (Uncle) 1958-1972 (Umpire)
Lou Paladino ( My Godfather) 1958-1970's (Umpire)
Roy Lewis grew up in Jackson Heights and started playing organized baseball with Elmjack LL in 1959. He played with the Silksox, Babe Ruth League and American Legion ball. He is presently Jail Administrator for the Cortland County Sheriffs Dept. in upstate N.Y..
It is these Great moments when former Elmjack Families revisit us and share memories.