•Nicknamed "Chew"

•Has three brothers, all who play baseball... Miah, Jon and Christian

•Works as landscaper during summer...

•True student of game...

•2008 Old Colony League All-Star

2008 Schedule

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#17 — Matthew "Chew" Hegarty - RHP - Jr. - Barnstable H.S.

Hegarty is now in his junior year at Barnstable High School and through May 19 has established himself as the ace of the Barnstable High School pitching staff. At 6-0 with an earned run average at about 1.50, Hegarty leads the Old Colony League in wins, strikeouts and innings pitched. His walks to strikeouts ratio is phenomenal... a leader by example. A true student of the game... lives in Osterville with his parents - Laurie and Jerry and three brothers... Miah, Jon and Christian... exhibits pinpoint control and has great collection of offspeed stuff... entering his second summer of Post # 206 American Legion baseball... was 3-0 on mound for Barnstable High School in 2007 as a sophomore... helped pace team to Old Colony League championship title... older brother Miah is entering his third season as Legion player and is a former Red Raider star as well... umpires for Barnstable Little League ... favorite pet: Rusty.


Player Highlights

At Barnstable High School...

Went 3-0 as sophomore at BHS

Tossed four-hit shutout on Opening Day 2008 vs. Nauset

Fanned 7 batters in 6-1 win over New Bedford to go 2-0

Turns in 4-2 gem over archrival Falmouth for fourth win of season Tosses complete-game, 1-hit shutout over New Bedford to go to 5-0 on season

Turns in six strong innings of work in 8-6 win over talented D-Y Dolphins team to go to 6-0

2008 Post # 206 Highlights...

Picked up opening day win (1-0) versus Dennis Post 488

•Got no-decision in 12-12 tie with Kingston Post 387

Got No-decision in brilliant start against Middleboro Post 64 in tough 10-8 loss •-•-•-


      © 2008, Barnstable Post # 206 American Legion Baseball. All Rights Reserved. Photos by Kathleen Cugini and Sean Walsh.