Baseball

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  • Section V Champions - 1940, '91, '95, 2016, '17, '18, '19
  • Finger Lakes East Champions - 1940, '41, '65, '77, '83, '84, '86, '93, '98, '99, 2000,'09
  • Monroe County League Champions - 2014, '17, '18
  • NYSPHSAA Far West Regional Champions - 2018
  • NYSPHSAA Class A State Semi-Finalist - 2018

Varsity

2019 Varsity Baseball Roster

# NameGrade Position
1Dixon, Andrew 12 IF
2Mackenzie, Dylan11IF, P
3LeFave, Caden12OF
5Vigneri, Seth 11C
6Tyndall, Tristan121B
7Brinza, Joe123B, P
8Crunick, Cooper12SS, P, C
11Baez, Jesus12OF, P
15Morse, Zach11OF, P
21Hanford, Fletcher11OF
22Delforte, Thomas12P
23Norris, Beau11P
24 Sculli, Michael12OF, P
25Pawlicki, Luke11IF
27MacLean, Nate 11IF, P, C
34Wantuck, Zach11IF, P
42Miller, Austin 12OF, P
44Werth, Samuel11IF, P

JV

2019 JV Baseball Roster

# NAME GRADE
1 Bryce Ceravolo 9
2Gordy Fackelman9
4Sam Boock9
6AJ Debalso9
7Seth Barone9
11Jack Ciranni10
12Braden Pawlicki10
16Chris Moroz10
21Ryan Mohammed9
22Callum Outhouse9
23Sam Orcutt9
25Carlos Fantauzzi10
33Kenyon Mahoney9
42Sam Bement9
44Joey Bognano10
51James Delforte9

Mod B

2019 Modified Baseball

Name Grade
Josh Barnes 7
Nate Barone7
Finnegan Conklin8
Aaron Crunick7
Chris Cummings8
Bryce Davis7
Lucas Delforte 7
Noah Dube7
Taylor Filighera7
Brooks Keys 8
Trevor LaFlam8
Michael McFetridge8
Bradley Mohammed7
Matthew Papenfuss8
Matthew Pawlicki8
Nikolas Read8
Tyler Shuler7
Will Smith8
Lucas Springer8
Silas Taylor8
Austin Tears8
Jack Tilley7
Andrew Walker7

School Records

TEAM RECORDS

NYSPHSAA Far West Regional Champions 2018, 2019

SECTION FIVE CHAMPIONS - 1940, 91, 95, 2016, 17, 18, 19

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS - 1940, 41, 65, 77, 83, 84, 86, 93, 98, 99, 2000, 09, 14, 17, 18

MOST WINS SEASON - 25 (1999)

MOST RUNS SEASON - 275 (1999)

MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS IN A SEASON - 18 (1999)

MOST HOME RUNS IN A SEASON - 24 (2001)

MOST TRIPLES IN A SEASON - 21 (2009)

MOST DOUBLES IN A SEASON - 64 (2009)

BEST BATTING AVERAGE IN A SEASON - 386 (1998)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A SEASON - 116 (1990)

BEST ERA IN A SEASON - 1.08 (2019)

MOST STRIKE OUTS IN A SEASON - 223 (2019)

MOST HOME RUNS IN A GAME - 3 vs Penn Yan (1984), Fairport (94), Penn Yan (97), Pal-Mac (98), Midlakes (2001), Pal-Mac (05), Greece Odyssey (15)

MOST TRIPLES IN A GAME - 6, vs. Benito Juarez, IL (2019)

MOST DOUBLES IN A GAME - 9 vs Newark (2009)

MOST HITS IN A GAME - 29 vs Greece Athena (2018), 25 vs. Wayne (2016)

BEST BATTING AVERAGE IN A SEASON- .386 (1998)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A GAME - 14 vs Marshall-Charlotte (2007)

BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE IN A SEASON - 100%, 13-0 (1940)

PITCHING RECORDS

MOST WINS IN A SEASON - 12 Tepidino (1995)

MOST WINS IN A CAREER - 25 Schneider (1982-84)

MOST K'S IN A GAME - 19 Rappa (1993)

MOST K'S IN A SEASON - 149 Tepedino (1995)

MOST K'S IN A CAREER - 250 Schneider (1982-84) Tanner Cooper 236 (2014-17)

MOST SAVES SEASON - 7 McWilliams (1987)

MOST SAVES CAREER - 9 McWilliams (1987-88)

BEST ERA SEASON - 0.55 T. Cooper (2017), 0.55 M. Sculli (2019)

BEST ERA CAREER - 0.75 C. Crunick (2017-19), 1.52 D'Amato (2008-10)

MOST NO HITTERS FOR A CAREER - 3 Sculli (2016-19)

MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS FOR A CAREER - 12 T. Cooper (2016-17)

BEST WINNING PERCENTAGE FOR A CAREER - .928 Burri (1983-84)

MOST SHUTOUTS IN A CAREER - 10 Sculli (2016-19)

OFFENSIVE RECORDS

MOST HITS IN A GAME - 6 Cirincione (1999), Fisher (2017)

MOST HITS IN A SEASON - 44 Schorr (1998-2000)

MOST HITS FOR A CAREER - 128 Schorr (1998-2000)

BEST BATTING AVERAGE IN A SEASON - .596 D'Amato (2009)

BEST BATTING AVERAGE CAREER - .455 Ross (2009-10)

MOST HOME RUNS IN A GAME - 3 Rappa (1993)

MOST HOME RUNS IN A SEASON - 8 Sanchez (1998)

MOST HOME RUNS FOR A CAREER - 19 Sanchez (1997-99)

MOST TRIPLES IN A GAME - 3 Crunick (2019)

MOST TRIPLES IN A SEASON - 5 Schorr (2000), McCarthy (09)

MOST TRIPLES FOR A CAREER - 9 Sanchez (1997-99), Schorr (1998-2000)

MOST DOUBLES IN A GAME - 3 Hilton (1984), DeVinney (87), Coyne (99), Smith (2005), D'amato (09)

MOST DOUBLES IN A SEASON - 15 LeGrett (2002)

MOST DOUBLES FOR A CAREER - 28 D'Amato (2008-10)

MOST RBI's IN A GAME - 9 Cirincione (2004), C. Cooper (16)

MOST RBI's IN A SEASON - 43 Sanchez (1998)

MOST RBI's FOR A CAREER - 107 Schorr (1998-2000)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A GAME - 6 Buck (2007)

MOST STOLEN BASES IN A SEASON - 35 Jones (1990)

MOST STOLEN BASES FOR A CAREER - 55 Jones (1988-90)

MOST OFFICIAL AT BATS IN A SEASON - 106 Smith (2005)

MOST OFFICIAL AT BATS FOR A CAREER - 287 Schorr (1998-2000)

MOST RUNS IN A GAME - 5 Jones (1987), Bossard (96), DeVinney (97), Miller (97), Schorr (99) Constantino (2001), Holmes (03), Scott (14), Hanford (16), Riddle (16)

MOST RUNS IN A SEASON - 38 Sanchez (1999)

MOST RUNS FOR A CAREER - 97 Schorr (1998-2000)

MOST BB IN A Game - 5 Phillips (2000)

MOST BB IN A SEASON - 35 Sanchez (1999)

MOST BB FOR A CAREER - 66 Sanchez (1997-99)

MOST HIT BY PITCH SEASON - 10 Carlson (2008)

MOST HIT BY PITCH FOR A CAREER - 22 Carlson (2007-09)

MOST GRAND SLAM FOR A CAREER - 1 Otterman (1940), Wells (69), Bacon (91), Bossard (96), DeVinney (98), LeGrett (2002), C. Cooper (16), T. Cooper (16), Vigneri (19)

All League/State Players

All-League Selections

1990 - First Team: Errick Jones Second Team: Tracy Bacon, Mark Broncatello, Mike Brown

1991 - First Team: Tracey Bacon, Tim McWilliams Second Team: Eric Rappa, Brad Baglio

1992 - First Team: Brad Baglio Second Team: Eric Rappa, Lance Nemitz

1993 - First Team: Eric Rappa, Jeff Klusek, Jeff Onze, Dan Moore, Lance Nemitz, Jeff Bates, Second Team: Mike Clawson Coach of the Year: Bill Bowe

1994 - First Team: Matt Brauer, Jeff Onze, Dan Moore, Greg Constantino, Jeff Bates

1995 - First Team: Ben Tepedino, Jeff Onze, Greg Constantino, Jeff Bates Second Team: Andy McDougal, Dan Clawson, Mike Clawson

1996 - First Team: Ryan Wade Second Team: Shawn Whalen, Fran Sargent

1997 - First Team: Matt DeVinney Second Team: Matt Miller, Mike Cooney, Bryan Sanchez, Chuck Abate

1998 - First Team: Matt DeVinney, Adam Schorr, Bryan Sanchez, Brian Keenan, Bob Trumbull Second Team: Ryan Wade, Tom Kenney, Ryan Schaefer Coach of the Year: Bill Bowe

1999 - First Team: Adam Schorr, Jim Coyne, Chad Manning, Tom Kenney, Justin Constantino, David Booth, Bryan Sanchez Second Team: Chris Henninger, Bob Trumbull Coach of the Year: Bill Bowe

2000 - First Team: Jim Coyne, Chris Henninger, Adam Schorr, Jason Culonio, Justin Constantino Second Team: Brent Alvut

2001 - First Team: Sean McWilliams, Mark Constantino, Matt Walters, Brandon Borgna Second Team: Steve LeGrett, Kurt Jung, Brent Alvut, Andrew Potter

2002 - First Team: Sean McWilliams, Kurt Jung, Mark Constantino, Tony Cirincione, Steve LeGrett Second Team: Joe Caggianelli

2003 - First Team: Brad Maltman, Matt Chapman, Tony Cirincione Second Team: Nate DiGrande, Kyle Holmes

2004 - Second Team: Patrick McCarthy, Matt Densmore, Kyle Holmes, Geoff Smith, Matt Chapman

2005 - First Team: Patrick McCarthy, Casey Rice, Geoff Smith

2006 - First Team: David Herman, Mike Pease, Geoff Smith, Craig Tauterouff, Second Team: Jordan Buck, Tom VanDamme

2007 - First Team: Robert Bradshaw, Dan Booth, Jordan Buck Second Team: Mike Pease

2008 - First Team: Dan Booth, Nick Carlson, Justin D'Amato, Ken Ingersoll, Second Team: John Sculli, Tyler Thompson, Matt McCarthy, Kevin Donk

2009 - First Team: Justin D'Amato, Cass Roberts, Parker Ross, Jonathan Mastin, Robert Wied, Tyler Thompson, James Hoffend, Matt McCarthy, Second Team: Nick Carlson, Thomas Fountain, Will Sigel Player of the Year : Cass Roberts, Coach of the Year : Dale Werth

2010 - First Team: Justin D'amato, Parker Ross Second Team: Kyle Ficarella, Cass Roberts, David Taft

2011 - Second Team: Adam Scott

2012 - Second Team: Patrick Carbary

2013 - First Team: Patrick Coyne, Sean Outhouse, Second Team: Colton Ceravolo, Shawn Foster

2014 - Player of the Year: Adam Scott, First Team: Patrick Coyne, Chris Lovin, Second Team: Colton Ceravolo, Tim Ryan, Travis Welch Coach of the Year: Dale Werth

2015 - First Team: Chris Lovin, Tanner Cooper Second Team: Patrick Coyne, Tim Ryan

2016 - First Team: Cody Cooper, Tanner Cooper Second Team: Bennett Hanford, Jake Riddle, Mike Zimmerman

2017 - Player of the Year: Tanner Cooper First Team: Brian Hoffman, Matthew Carbary, Seth Vigneri, Second Team: Connor Fisher Coach of the year: Dale Werth

2018 - First Team: Michael Sculli, Cooper Crunick, Seth Vigneri Second Team: Connor Fisher, Jordie Johnstone

All-State Selections

1998 - Third Team: Bryan Sanchez

1999 - Second Team: Bryan Sanchez Fifth Team: Adam Schorr

2000 - First Team: Adam Schorr

2001 - Fifth Team: Sean McWilliams

2002 - First Team: Sean McWilliams, Fifth Team - Steve LeGrett

2010 - Fourth Team: Justin D'Amato

2014 - Second Team: Adam Scott

2015 - Fifth Team: Chris Lovin

2016 - Fifth Team: Cody Cooper

2017 - First Team: Tanner Cooper

2018 - Fifth Team: Michael Sculli

Alumni - Played in Empire State Games

Tracey Bacon

Eric Rappa

Bryan Sanchez

Adam Schorr

Sean McWilliams

National High School Baseball Coaches Association District 1 All-Stars

2004 - Kyle Holmes


Coaches

Dale Werth - Head Varsity Coach

Dale ended his 15th year as the Varsity head coach, after spending 4 years as head coach of the Braves junior varsity team. He brings an enthusiastic and positive coaching style to the varsity program. Since taking over the varsity program, his teams have gone 198-151 overall and 105-68 in league play. They have won 4 league titles (2009,2014,2017,2018), and three sectional title's (2016, 2017,2018). In addition the 2018 team was the NYSPHSAA Far West Regional Champions, and were state semi-finalists.

Coach Werth is a 1987 graduate of Springville Griffith Institute High School, where he played both baseball and football. Dale gained additional playing experience in the CEBA and Buffalo News Suburban leagues in the WNY area from 1985-1991. He graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1991, and also has a Masters degree from West Virginia University in 1992.

Dale, 49 is a native of the Buffalo area, and is currently a Physical Education Teacher in the Canandaigua Middle School. Dale resides in Canandaigua with his wife Mary Pat and their children; Sarah, Meghan, and Samuel.

Dave Maine - Varsity Assistant Coach

Dave Maine is starting his 11th year on the Braves staff in 2018. He will be an assistant at the varsity level. Coach Maine is no newcomer to coaching baseball in the Finger Lakes region. He was the head varsity baseball coach at Red Jacket High School for 31 years. In that time, Dave's Teams won 10 Finger Lakes West titles and 5 Sectional Titles. He was the 1998 Section five class C coach of the year.

Dave is a graduate of Lyons High school, and Providence College (class of '66) where he was a member of both schools baseball teams. In addition Dave played Semi-Pro baseball for the Waterfalls Cardinals from 1964-1977. Dave is a member of both the Red Jacket and Lyon's High School Athletic Halls of Fame.

Dave, resides in the city of Canandaigua with his wife Mary Lee, and Son Cory.

Mike Tepper - JV Coach

Mike begins his 15th year on the Braves coaching staff. This will be his 6th year as head coach of the JV team. Coach Tepper is a 2002 graduate of the College of Saint Rose, and is a social studies teacher at Canandaigua Academy. He went to Pittsford-Mendon High school where he played on the varsity baseball team

Mike and his wife Laura reside in Fairport with their sons Evan and Blake.

Al Almansberger - JV Assistant Coach

Coach Almansberger will begin his 3rd year on the Braves staff this season. He will be an assistant with the jv program. Al has baseball playing experience at Rush Henrietta high school and collegiately at the University of Rochester. Al coached Football and Baseball at RH for 10 years from 1973-1983. He was the director of the RHAA Summer baseball program serving 900 children, and has coached American.

Steven Verbridge - Modified Coach

Steve is entering his 6th year on the CA baseball staff. He will be starting his 3rd year as head coach at the modified level, working two years as an assistant for the Freshman team.

Coach Verbridge is a 2008 CA Graduate who played both Volleyball and Baseball. Coach Verbridge graduated from FLCC in 2010, SUNY Brockport in 2012 with his Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, and received his MSEd in Athletic Administration from SUNY Brockport in 2014. Steve serves as Head coach for the Varsity Boys Volleyball team in the fall season. He is currently a teacher in the Waterloo School District. Steve also officiates Football, Basketball and Baseball at the high school and collegiate levels.

Matt Walters - Modified Coach

Matt is entering his 12th year on the baseball staff. He is starting his 10th year as head coach at the modified level, after working the two years as an assistant for the varsity team.

Coach Walters is a 2001 CA Graduate who lettered in both Baseball & Football. Matt is currently working as a teacher at the Academy. Matt also serves as Defensive Coordinator for the varsity football team in the fall. He is a 2005 graduate of Hobart College where he played football.

Matt and his wife Tina reside in Canandaigua with their son Charlie.

Jack Wallwork - Program Assistant

Coach Wallwork (23) will join the Braves staff this spring. He recently completed his collegiate career at SUNY Brockport and was a 2014 graduate of Geneva high school. He was a 3 year starter at Geneva and was the 2014 F.L. east player of the year. He played 4 years on the golden eagles team at Brockport. Jack served as an assistant coach in the Interstate Collegiate Baseball league for the 2018 summer season. He is a 2018 graduate of SUNY Brockport and resides in Rochester, NY.

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Mark Twain