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Cappiello and Maccarone Are Two Diamond Award Finalists

Two Glen Cove High School baseball players, Peter Cappiello and Richie Maccarone were recognized as finalists for the most prestigious awards given out to Nassau County high school baseball players.  Peter Cappiello was honored as one of the four finalists for the Doug Robbins Diamond Award, given to the best pitcher in Nassau County while Richie Maccarone was honored as one of the four finalists for the Don Lang Award, given to the best hitter in Nassau County. 

Season highlights for Peter Cappiello

• League A-1 record of 4-4 with 1 Save
• Wins over Clarke, Southside, Plainedge and NHP
• ERA of 1.98
• 70 K’s in 54 innings
• 10 K’s or more in 4 games
• 18 BB’s allowed
• Allowed 27 hits in 54 innings
•.83 WHIP
• Pitched 4 hit shutout against Clarke
• Pitched 2 hit shutout against Southside
• Pitched 1 hit shutout against Plainedge
• Attending Lemoyne College on a baseball scholarship
Season highlights for Richie Maccarone
• Finished strong with a batting average of .543
• Garnered 35 hits
• Had 2 hits or more in 10 games
• 16 extra base hits (8 doubles and 3 triples)
• 5 homeruns
• 24 for 25 in stolen base attempts
• Made two errors at SS
• Great hands with unbelievable range
• Attending Long Island University, CW Post Campus on a baseball scholarship

The coaching staff is appreciative of all the contributions that Peter and Richie have made to the baseball team as well as the community of Glen Cove.  They have been fixtures with Glen Cove baseball for numerous years.  Their workmanship, dedication and sacrifice will truly be missed.  All the time spent in the gym, the cages and on the field has paid off as they will go down in the books as two of the best in Nassau County, 2010.  Congratulations!