Archive - Jun 6, 2013 - Sports Article
LINCOLN â€“ In a spring season that has seen their son operate in a fishbowl and subjected to seemingly never-ending interactions with pro baseball scouts, Nick Zammarelli Jr. and wife Lisa have been with Lincoln High senior standout Nick III every step of the way.
The journey leading up to Major League Baseballâ€™s first-year player draft has been part eye-opener, part draining ordeal. Frequently, the player's dad has been forced to deal with endless questions from talent evaluators, all of them clamoring to know about Nick and what his future plans may entail.
PROVIDENCE â€” For the second time in less than a week, Moses Brown dealt Cumberland a difficult one-run defeat.
Unfortunately for the Clippers, Thursday afternoonâ€™s 3-2 loss at the Quakersâ€™ McCulloch Field proved to be a lot tougher to swallow â€“ it eliminated them from the Division I playoffs.
A two-out infield miscue by the Clippers in the home half of the fifth inning allowed the host Quakers to score the run that broke a 2-2 tie and lifted them to a 3-2 victory and a chance to play another day in the tournament.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ Assistant coach Paul Mercier put it best after North Smithfield High pulled off an amazing, come-from-behind 3-2 triumph over West Warwick on Thursday afternoon: â€śThe girls were a whole lot happier today than they were 24 hours ago. It was a really quiet ride home.â€ť