2014-08-28 / Around Town

Sunset League Champs and Top Players


R&R Construction captured the 2014 George Donnelly Sunset League championship. Team sponsor, Ronald MacDonald, center, joined the players on the field when they were presented with the league trophy. R&R Construction captured the 2014 George Donnelly Sunset League championship. Team sponsor, Ronald MacDonald, center, joined the players on the field when they were presented with the league trophy. R&R Construction's 12-6 record garnerd firt place this season in Newport's George Donnelly Sunset League for baseball. Josh Ferreira, of the R&R Legion team, took the triple crown with the highest batting average (.514), the most home runs, (5), and the most runs batted in (21). Other league leaders included: pitcher Matt Thadeio, of Town Dock, who topped the league with 54 strikeouts; pitcher Alec Paolica, of team Newport, with an ERA of .048. There was a three-way tie for the pitchers who had the most wins: Karney Boff, of R&R Legion, Frank Holbrook, of Newport, and Matt Thadeio, of Town Dock. Each earned four pitching victories.

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