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Wood-Ridge Duo Continues Baseball Career in College

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Nick Pronti has taken his potent bat to Wilkes College. Credits: Courtesy of Wilkes College
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Anthony Trano is transitioning to college baseball at Caldwell University. Credits: Courtesy of Caldwell University
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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  Two Wood-Ridge baseball players who graduated last season have continued their careers at the collegiate level.

Infielder Nick Pronti is off to a hot start at Wilkes University, going six-for 20 (.300)  in his first seven games for the Colonels, Pronti has a home run and six runs batted in , while stealing a base for Wilkes who are 7-9 to date. Defensively, Pronti has struggled, committing four errors so far.

St. Patrick’s Day was a breakout day for the freshman, who tripled and homered while driving in five runs in a 9-5 win over Eastern University, helping the Colonels split a weekend MAC conference doubleheader.

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Pitcher Anthony Trano, from Moonachie, has also experienced a rough start to his college career, while playing for Caldwell University.  Trano has appeared in four games on the mound for the Cougars, recording a 27.00 earned run average in three innings.  But, the sample size is small, and the results can be deceiving.

In his four appearances, two were successful, including an appearance against Felician, where he struck out two of the three hitters he faced, and Southern Connecticut where he retired the only batter.  He was roughed up however in appearances against Goldey Beacom and CW Post, allowing nine runs in an inning and a third.

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