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05/15/19 10:19pm
05/15/2019 10:19 PM

Bryce Grathwohl isn’t perfect, but he comes close from time to time.

Early this high school baseball season, the Mattituck senior was one out away from pitching a perfect game against Pierson/Bridgehampton/Shelter Island. Then he hung a one-strike curveball to Cooper Schiavoni. “He just waited on it and drove the ball the other way and it was a legit single,” recalled Grathwohl, who has moved on.

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05/09/19 6:01am
05/09/2019 6:01 AM

To be continued.

That’s the way things stand now in the finale of a three-game Suffolk County League VIII baseball series between Babylon and Mattituck. The two teams are so evenly matched it’s hard to find separation between them. Certainly, that was the case Thursday when they played 10 innings, covering 2 hours, 45 minutes, and a winner still couldn’t be decided.

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04/30/19 10:45pm
04/30/2019 10:45 PM

Slow starts to seasons are hardly anything new to the Southold High School baseball team. The uncanny trend goes back for years. Bad starts have become so regular that they could be considered something of a tradition — not a desirable tradition, of course, but a tradition, nonetheless.

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04/23/19 9:01pm
04/23/2019 9:01 PM

Mattituck’s bats make the Tuckers armed and dangerous.

When a baseball team’s offense is as reliable and productive as Mattituck’s is, it makes life easier for its pitchers. That’s just one reason why Mattituck’s pitching staff turned in its sixth complete game in seven league games Tuesday. Then, of course, there was Bryce Grathwohl, and he usually brings it when he’s on the mound.

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04/02/19 10:18pm
04/02/2019 10:18 PM

Baseball had been ingrained in Nick Grathwohl’s younger life.

“Every morning before school I’d wake up, hit baseballs and then go to school, come home and do it all over again,” he said.

Grathwohl played middle school ball in seventh and eighth grades before taking two years off, something he now regrets. READ