Baseball Season Begins at East Islip

Baseball season in East Islip began this week, as the high school team won their opening day game on March 27. They demolished Half Hollow Hills East by a 18-1 score, riding the solid pitching of senior John Dondero. East Islip hit eight home runs (including two from Nick Calautti) and played solid defense in winning the opener. Calautti, who went 2-for-3, added five RBI to his scoring total. The series continues with two more games this week, including the team’s League III home opener on March 28.

Photos by Glenn Reed