Belleville HS 16U baseball team gains valuable learning experience this summer

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School 16U summer baseball team finished the 2017 High School Development League Essex County Junior Division with a 3-9 record. Although it was a season with mostly eighth-graders playing against kids much older than them, it was a learning experience. The three wins were two against Cedar Grove and […]

Belleville HS Senior summer baseball team enjoys victories

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School Senior summer baseball team improved to 5-6 this week in the High School Developmental League Essex County Senior Division. The Bucs lost to Cedar Grove 8-0, but rebounded to beat Montclair, 8-7, and Glen Ridge, 9-0. Against Montclair, Danny Pinedo started for the Bucs and pitched well. However, […]

Belleville HS baseball team delivers solid defense and pitching this summer

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The Belleville High School baseball program is gaining good experience while competing in the High School Developmental Essex County League. The 18-and-under team, under head coach Derek Lombardi, opened the season with a 10-2 loss to Bloomfield. Starting pitcher Danny Pinedo had a rough start. “He could not get his breaking pitches […]

Young Belleville HS baseball team made strides this season

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Despite finishing with a 9-18 record, the young Belleville High School varsity baseball team gained valuable experience this season, much to head coach Joe Sorce’s delight. “We were a very young team with anywhere from five to seven sophomores in the lineup everyday,” said Sorce. “Seven sophomores earned a varsity letter. I […]

Belleville HS baseball team tops Golda Och to advance in GNT

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The 22nd-seeded Belleville High School varsity baseball team defeated 27th-seeded Golda Och, 12-0, April 28, in the first preliminary round of the Greater Newark Tournament at home. Brayan Villar and Chandler Apple combined for the shutout. “Villar threw the ball well today,” said BHS head coach Joe Sorce. “Hopefully, he will build […]

Belleville HS baseball team seeks to regroup

BELLEVILLE, NJ –The Belleville High School varsit baseball team hopes to get back on the winning track. Since beating West Orange, the Bucs have lost three in a row to fall to a 2-9 record. On Saturday, April 15, BHS lost at Bloomfield Tech, 5-4. After a rough first inning where its starter was removed, […]