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NJ Hitmen 11U Baseball Team Win Cerbo National Baseball League Summer Championship

Carolyne Volpe Curley

Thursday, August 8, 2013 • 4:43pm


WEST ESSEX, NJ - The Cerbo National Baseball League Summer 2013 championship played out on July 25 when the NJ Hitmen 11U Baseball Team beat the Livingston NJ Bulldogs. To advance to the finals, the summer team - made up of players from Cedar Grove, Glen Ridge, Little Falls, North Caldwell, Roseland and West Caldwell - beat a strong Bloomfield Hornets team in the playoffs. The Hitmen finished their season at 10-3 after having scored 156 runs in 13 games.

Roster
The Hitmen 11U summer champion players are:
  • Eddie Bierals 
  • Dante Christoforatos
  • Joe DeLuca
  • Skylar DiFabio
  • Shane Gann
  • Andrew Pasquarelli
  • Chamberlain Ricco
  • Matthew Rodgers
  • Joe Salazar
  • Jack Santoro
  • Ryan Smith
  • John Steinmetz
  • Nick Steinmetz

"I am so proud of these players.  They worked so hard, stayed focused and committed and played their hearts out all season, each and every one of them," stated head coach Mike LaTorraca. The coach was assisted by his son, Michael, who is an outfielder on the Caldwell College Cougars baseball team.


Credit: Lori LaTorraca

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