NEAA 21U baseball team reaches half-way point of season in second place. Led by coaches Dom DiCenso and Rob Pantaleo the North End Dodgers found themselves in second place behind Ayer with a 7-3-1 record.
The Dodgers were led by the strong pitching of Nico Gennari, Evan Mallard and Colman Shea.
Hitting and defense has been trigger by first-half MVP Joe Tansino. In addition to Tansino, Rob Pagliuca, Lorenzo Pantaleo, Colman Shea and CJ Miller have also been stand-outs.
The Dodgers also get separation from the rest of the league at catcher where Ryan Gallagher and Michael Galligani are two of the best that the league has to offer and the Dodgers have the luxury of having them both.
Coach DiCenso is looking for a strong finish as the Dodgers attempt to finish in first place for the 5th time in the last 6 seasons. Playoffs are the first week in August.