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05/29/19 10:24pm
05/29/2019 10:24 PM

Gene Rochler’s marriage came to an end Wednesday.

Well, one of his marriages did.

Married to baseball coaching — as well as his wife, Nancy — for 40 years, Rochler said his Mattituck High School team’s 11-1 loss to Center Moriches in the decisive second game of the Suffolk County Class B finals was his final game as a coach. READ

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05/28/19 6:33pm
05/28/2019 6:33 PM

Bryce Grathwohl #1 of Mattituck winds up against Babylon at Mattituck High School in Mattituck on May 21st 2019.

The road to the Suffolk County Class B title has run squarely through two schools in recent years: Mattituck and Center Moriches.

Since 2014, the Tuckers have won three county titles; the Red Devils have won a pair. Now, the Red Devils are one win away from another crown. READ

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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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03/06/19 5:30am
03/06/2019 5:30 AM

The Mattituck High School baseball team’s new head coach is not new.

Gene Rochler isn’t new to the Tuckers (he had been an assistant coach in the program for 13 years) or coaching (this marks his 40th year in coaching), for that matter. But Rochler takes over the team as the successor to Steve DeCaro, who was placed on administrative leave in October for unspecified reasons. READ