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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains - Fanwood Thursday, July 22, 1999 Page 13

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK

St. Michael Keeps Chipping; Nicks St. Paul, 1312, in 8th

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Meyer’s Marauders Mangle Bravo Landscaping, 106

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third single and Tommy Behr lofted an RBI sacrifice fly to center. Hagy drew a walk and Pennimpede pummeled a onerun, ground rule double to center. Rich Wilson drove in the next two runs with a single to left.

Rick Pigna and Rafael Martinez both singled for Bravo’s in the fifth. Next, third baseman Wilson nearly pulled off the Marauders’ third triple play of the season when he grabbed a grounder at third, tagged the bag, threw to second for the force, then the second baseman fired to first just behind the runner. Interestingly enough, after Ryan VanSickle singled, a headsup throw from left caught him straying off the bag.

Everything appeared to be falling in the Marauders’ looting bag when they boosted their lead to 101 in the sixth. Dan O’Day drilled a single to left, then tagged up on a fly ball to center. Meyer hopped an RBI single past short, Fred Behr walked, then Tommy Behr chopped an RBI single to right.

From that point on Meyer’s Marauders basked in their lead and never scored again. In the meantime, the Landscapers’ bats began to stir. Mark Rossman squibbled an infield single and Dom Mastrianni skid a shot underneath the shortstop’s glove in the seventh; however, no runs were scored.

In the eighth, Martinez reached base safely on an error, Jake Jakubik bounded a single past short and VanSickle slashed a single upthemiddle. John Mastrianni’s ground out to second scored Martinez. Later, another error scored VanSickle to make the score 103.

Down to their last series of atbats, Bravo started rolling again. Dom

Mastrianni sizzled a single to left and Charlie Lavin followed with a single to center. Jakubik jolted an RBI single to left, then VanSickle hacked an tworun triple off the fence in center. Meyer’s Marauders finally quelled the surge when Hagy, the pitcher, grabbed a grounder and flicked the ball to first for the final out.

Meyer’s Marauders 202 042 000 10 Bravo Landscaping 100 000 023 6

Millburn Baseballers Edge Scotch Plains 8’s, 54

The Scotch PlainsFanwood Youth Baseball Association 8year old tournament team dropped the opening game of the Colonia tournament to Millburn, 54, on July 16. Millburn was 131 overall this tournament season, but the Raiders were up for the challenge as they played a near perfect game.

After falling behind 41, the Raiders rallied to tie the score. The two teams were then locked in a classic pitcher’s duel. Michael Klotz was magnificent on the mound for the Raiders as he matched zeroes with the Millburn pitcher.

Then, in the bottom of the sixth, Millburn put runners on second and

third with one out. Klotz coolly struck out the next batter and intentionally walked the following one to set up a force and send the game into extra innings. With a 11 count, the Millburn batter executed a perfect bunt to send the winning run home.

Offensively, the Raiders were lead by James Wheeler who was 2for2. Jimmy Burke, Jackson Udelsman and Tyler Della Badia all added one hit each. Also reaching base safely for the Raiders were Steve Berger, Mike Ruzek, William Hubbard, Michael Lauricella and Klotz. Defensively, Tom Holt, Joseph Del Prete, Burke, Hubbard and Klotz all had solid games.

SPF 11’s Capture Three in Bridgewater

The Scotch PlainsFanwood 11yearold Raiders rolled through the first round of the Bridgewater baseball tournament with a 31 record, beating Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Long Valley and losing only to Branchburg.

Sean Young remained hot, batting .777 with eight RBI and five runs scored. Clayton Balch had his best tournament to date, batting .727 with five runs scored, two triples and one victory on the mound. Brian Halpin gained another victory and Alex Fourre was devastating in relief, dominating the batters and earning two saves.

The final victory against Long Valley put the Raiders into their second playoffs of the summer and pushed their overall record to 97. was halted when St. Michael second

baseman Nick Litterio smothered a fiery liner off the bat of Mirto.

After St. Paul first baseman Tom Kucin grabbed Nick Litterio’s liner in the fourth, St. Michael notched another run to narrow the score to 116. Dom Valenzano punched a single over third and John Chupko slapped a stinging single off the first baseman’s arm. When Frank Chupko grounded into a force play, Valenzano alertly zoomed in to score.

St. Paul got its final run in the bottom of the fourth when Spitzer and Barattucci both singled and Naldony whacked an RBI sacrifice fly to left.

When John Chupko made his remarkable catch in the fifth, the tide shifted in St. Michael’s favor. In the top of the sixth, Bob Veeck yanked a single to left and Valenzano sizzled a single over second. John Chupko bopped an RBI single to right and Frank Chupko wiggled an infield RBI single, making the score 128. St. Paul shortstop Engleman made a great leaping catch to prevent further scoring.

The St. Michael wave battered St. Paul with four runs in the seventh to

knot the score at 12. Balestriere and Perrine both singled, Hansen hacked an RBI single, then Veeck hooked an RBI single to left. Valanzano poked an RBI single to center, then John Chupko tied the score with his single to center.

Frank Chupko’s pitching remained effective in the seventh and St. Michael took the lead in the eighth. Walz singled and Balestriere grounded into a force play. Perrine singled, then Hansen brought Balestriere home with a single to left. Paralyzed, St. Michael was unable to respond in the bottom of the eighth.

St. Michael 302 102 41 13 St. Paul 650 100 00 12 SPSL STANDINGS (As of July 15)

A Division:

TEAM W L Pct. Meyer’s Marauders 15 5 .750 Ferrara’s Auto 14 5 .737 PEP 12 8 .600 Jade Isle 11 9 .550 JM Quick 10 10 .500 Sneakermania 8 12 .400 Bravo Landscape 6 14 .300 Cellular Signal 3 16 .158

B Division:

TEAM W L Pct. D& L Locksmith 16 2 .889 Depth Chargers 13 4 .765 Themis 12 5 .706 Flanagan’s 9 8 .529 JD’s 5 12 .284 Fridays 3 14 .235 Johnny’s Lawncare 2 15 .118

SPF PAL Football, Cheerleading Notice

The Scotch PlainsFanwood PAL Football and Cheerleading Registrations have been set for Saturday July 24 from 9 a. m. to 12 noon at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building.

SPF 8’s Top Westfield, Fall to Cranford

The Scotch PlainsFanwood Youth Baseball Association 8year old tournament team dropped their first game in the Colonia tournament to Cranford 148 on July 12. The Raiders dug themselves into a hole that they couldn’t get out of and even though they rallied late in the game it wasn’t enough.

Jimmy Burke continued to sizzle for the Raiders as he was a perfect 3for3. James Wheeler went 2for2 while Mike Ruzek, Tyler Della Badia, Mike Lauricella, Jackson Udelsman and Brendan McEvoy all chipped in with one hit each. McEvoy’s hit was a solo home run. Kyle Richers made the catch of the day as he raced a long way in center field to rob Cranford of a sure extra base hit.

On July 14, the Raiders got back to their winning ways by beating Westfield, 1510, and thus qualified for the playoffs. Burke and Udelsman each cracked three hits while Tom Holt, William Hubbard, Richers and Ruzek collected two apiece. Michael Klotz, Wheeler, Della Badia and McEvoy added one. Joseph Del Prete, Steve Berger, Burke, Udelsman, Della Badia, Hubbard, McEvoy, Lauricella, Richers and Holt all scored runs for the Raiders. Lauricella made an excellent catch in left field for the Raiders.

SPF 11’s Win Two Games in Flemington

The Scotch PlainsFanwood 11yearold Raiders finished 23 in the Flemington tournament with victories over Warren and Hillsborough and losses to Franklin, Flemington and Readington.

Sean Young led the way offensively with a .714 batting average, eight RBI and a triple. Kyle Gates produced a .642 onbasepercentage with six runs scored. Chris Nilsen slugged a home run and Jeff Bell and Danny Birnbaum contributed triples.

Pitchers Nilsen and Clayton Balch tossed complete games for the two victories over Warren and Hillsborough. The Raiders just missed making the playoffs with a final game loss to Readington.

Fiorino Memorial Baseball Tourney Set for July 2425

The John Fiorino Memorial Baseball Tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 24 and July 25, at Gumbert field on South Chestnut Street in Westfield. Mr. Fiorino, a father of three, was a firefighter who died last year. One of his sons, Vincent, will be playing in the tournament.

The Westfield summer baseball teams of 11year olds are sponsoring the event. Twelve teams, including the Westfield teams, will play in the tournament. Every player playing in the tournament will receive a trophy.

This year’s tournament will feature a baseball skills and drills competition in which the top 10 contestants will receive awards.

American 8’s Split Two Baseball Games

The Americans came up short on July 14 in a wild batting derby against Berkeley Heights, falling 2017. Jacob Fox lead both offense and defense by pitching two shut out innings then belting a three run triple. Assisting Jacob was catcher Kyle Wright who had two great hits. Dean Thompson had two big hits at critical times to score two runs.

The entire team contributed toward an impressive. 203, victory on July 15 against Branchburg. Coach Geoffrey Kent’s hard work really paid off both in the field and at bat. Matthew Reiss was robbed of a home run but received a ground rule double. Reiss followed up with two more doubles. Michael Lessner and Andrew Patterson both pitched for the first time and had outstanding games. Brendan Burgdorf and Todd Saunders fielded balls like pros including a game ending double play.

Westfield American 8’s Place Second in Kenilworth Tourney

Westfield American 8’s took home second place trophies for winning two out of three games at the Kenilworth Tournament.

The Americans topped Roselle Park, 62, in game one. Westfield got off to a great start with four hits and three runs in the first inning. Brendan Burgdorf hit a tworun home run in the third inning The final run was scored in the forth on a bunt single by Brett Defazio. Pitching for the Americans was also a thrill with Michael Forgash striking out eight batters in a row and Todd Saunders retiring seven straight with 5 K’s.

Kenilworth proved to be too much as the Americans fell 111. Dan Sullivan hit a double in the first. Andrew Patterson hit a RBI single in the second to score the teams only run. Michael Carpetto also hit well.

Game three was a thriller against rival Westfield Colonials. The Colonials were leading 31 after the first and 63 after the second inning. In the third inning, American Jake Fox hit a huge home run for the lead. Michael Kent gave the team exactly what they needed in the forth by hitting a twoRBI single. The Americans never looked back winning the game 127.

SECOND PLACE IN KENILWORTH… The Westfield American 8’s took second place in the Kenilworth Tournament last weekend. Pictured, left to right, are: kneeling; Brett DeFazio, Michael Forgash, Danny Sullivan, Dean Thompson and Michael Kent; middle row, Michael Carpetto, Jacob Fox, Michael Lessner, Kyle Wright, Brendan Burgdorf, Todd Saunders and Matt Reiss; back row, Assistant Coach Steven Reiss, Head Coach Geoffrey Kent and Assistant Coach Bob Saunders. Missing from the photo, are: Andrew Patterson and Assistant Coach John Patterson.

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F1370794.

OCWEN FEDERAL BANK FSB, PLAINTIFF vs. MANUEL RODRIGUEZ; ZOILA RODRIGUEZ; TRUST COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY; ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED MARCH 15, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 28TH DAY OF JULY A. D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $253,115.72. The property to be sold is located in the municipality of ELIZABETH in the County of UNION and State of New Jersey.

Commonly known as 26 BELLEVUE STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07202.

Tax Lot No. 19, Block No. 13. Dimensions of Lot: (Approximately) 50.00 feet wide by 118.00 feet long.

Nearest Cross Street: Situate on the WESTERLY side of BELLEVUE STREET 309.73 feet from the NORTHERLY side of RAHWAY AVENUE.

There is due approximately the sum of $259,703.35 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF EPSTEIN, BROWN, MARKOWITZ & GIOIA, Attorneys 245 Green Village Road P. O. Box 901 Chatham Township, New Jersey 079280901 CH754452 (WL) 4 T 7/ 1, 7/ 8, 7/ 15 & 7/ 22/ 99 Fee: $177.48

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F637497.

TEMPLEINLAND MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A TEXAS CORP., PLAINTIFF vs. MICHAEL A. VELASQUEZ AND MRS. MICHAEL A. VELASQUEZ, HIS WIFE, ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED DECEMBER 19, 1997 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 28TH DAY OF JULY A. D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $121,962.47. The property to be sold is located in the City of Elizabeth, County of Union and State of New Jersey.

It is commonly known as 32 Reid Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

It is known and designated as Block No. 9, Lot No. 1051.

The dimensions are approximately 25 feet wide by 168 feet long.

Nearest cross street: Situate on the westerly line of Reid Street, 350 feet from the northerly line of Elizabeth Avenue.

Prior lien( s): None. There is due approximately the sum of $128,204.80 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & KAPNICK, Attorneys Suite 300 293 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, New Jersey 070391711 CH753599 (WL) 4 T 7/ 1, 7/ 8, 7/ 15 & 7/ 22/ 99 Fee: $177.48

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F1770498.

ALLSTATE MORTAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. LISA ROSA, ET AL., DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED MARCH 2, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 4TH DAY OF AUGUST A. D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $324,794.67. MUNICIPALITY: Mountainside. COUNTY: Union, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

STREET AND STREET NO.: 398 Central Avenue. TAX BLOCK NO. AND LOT NO.: BLOCK NO. 15E, LOT NO.: 12.

DIMENSIONS OF LOT: 112.53 feet by 132.40 feet by 76.93 feet by 85.77 feet by 33.54 feet by 155.13 feet.

NEAREST CROSS STREET: 185.95 feet from Old Tote Road.

There is due approximately the sum of $333,218.56 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF WILLIAM M. E. POWERS, JR., Attorney 737 Stokes Road P. O. Box 1088 Medford, New Jersey 080559962 CH754471 (WL) 4 T 7/ 8, 7/ 15, 7/ 22 & 7/ 29/ 99 Fee: $165.24

NJ Nets Sponsors Reading Club

The New Jersey Nets and Omnipoint will team up this summer with the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) to sponsor summer reading clubs in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Hudson and Union counties.

Westfield Public Library will be one of the 50 New Jersey libraries participating in the Summer Reading Program, which will run from July through August.

“We are very pleased to be involved in the Summer Reading Program,” said Nets President Michael Rowe. “The Nets have been a very active participant in the NBA’s reading initiatives during the season, and we feel that this particular program allows the Nets to maintain our commitment in the offseason as well.”

Every student who enrolls in the reading program will receive a Nets bookmark. Prizes, such as backpacks, hats, and pennants will be awarded to children based on the number of minutes they devote to reading. Participating libraries will also have a chance to win Nets game tickets and/ or special visits by “Sly,” the Nets mascot.

For additional information on the Summer Reading Program, please contact Hilary Eisen at the New Jersey Nets office at (201) 9358888, Extension No. 2121, or Pat Vasilik of NJLA at (973) 7725500, Extension No. 3020.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times SNAPPLE BOWL PARTICIPANTS… Seven members of the Kehler Football Camp recently participated in the Snapple Bowl Football Game. Pictured, left to right, are: front row; Jim Feeley (Scotch PlainsFanwood), Todd Dowling (Westfield) and Brandon Doerr (Westfield); back row, Scotch PlainsFanwood High School Head Football Coach Steve Ciccotelli, Westfield High School Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Ed Tranchina and Tom Langton (Westfield). Missing from the photo is Joe Franzone (Scotch PlainsFanwood).

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times FACESLIDING FOR THE HOME RUN… Norm Hansen of St. Michael, partially seen, completes his tworun homer with a face slide as Wes Chase of St. Paul fields the ball. David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times BOLTING TOWARD THIRD… Ryan Van Sickle of Bravo Landscaping dashes toward third base as Meyer’s Marauders third baseman Rich Wilson attempts to grab the ball.

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