Baseball continues to excel at Brunswick. Under current head coach Johnny Montanez, the Bruins have become a regional powerhouse on the diamond, winning four FAA regular season titles and three tournament crowns since 2012. The team has garnered numerous individual accolades, including state-wide coach and player of the year awards.
Beyond annual spring training trips to Florida, the team also competes in Perfect Game tournaments in Georgia. During the season, the team faces one of the most difficult schedules in the region. Adding to a challenging FAA home-and-home slate, the Bruins schedule a number of talented baseball programs in the tri-state area.
Coach Montanez and his staff expect each player to maintain a standard of excellence to represent the Brunswick community. The coaching staff creates a daily environment designed to maximize the potential of all players, including members of the freshman, JV and varsity teams.
Many players continue their baseball careers at the collegiate level. Former Bruins have played for ACC, Big East, Ivy League, NESCAC and other top Division II and Division III programs.
Brunswick picked up its sixth shutout win, topping James Monroe H.S. from New York City on Saturday, 12-0, in five innings. The Bruins scored multiple runs in four of five innings, as starting pitcher Trystan Sarcone’s ERA stays unblemished at 0.00. The non-league win boosts the Bruins record to 8-1.
Brunswick pitcher J.D. Sparks, making his first start for the Bruins, tossed a three-hit, complete game shutout, as Brunswick beat Greens Farms on Thursday, 1-0. The FAA road win is the fifth shutout victory on the season for the 7-1 Bruins.
Brunswick topped Hamden Hall 6-0 in FAA action on the road on Thursday, as Bruin pitcher Trystan Sarcone tossed a four-hit shutout. With the win, Brunswick improves to 6-1 overall and 4-0 in conference play.
Avon Old Farms rallied from a 3-0 deficit to top the host Bruins on Wednesday, 6-3. The non-league loss was the first for the Bruins (5-1) on the season. Brunswick returns to FAA action, travelling to Hamden Hall on Thursday, April 13.
Leading 2-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, Brunswick tacked on four runs en route to a 7-3 victory over King in FAA action on Tuesday. Looking ahead, Brunswick (5-0, 3-0) hosts Avon Old Farms in a non-league contest on Wednesday.