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Raging Tide Sign Distasio

February 4, 2013 - Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) - Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide News Release

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, ME- The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) has announced the signing of freshman pitcher/Infielder Lou Distasio (Yarmouth, Maine) out of the University of Rhode Island.

Distasio, a graduate of Cheverus High School was named to the Southern Maine Athletic Association (SMAA) first-team as a pitcher and shortstop, and was also a finalist for the Gatorade Maine Baseball Player of the Year in 2012. Distasio also received the team MVP award during his time as a student athlete at Cheverus.

Distasio will be returning to The Ballpark in Old Orchard Beach, after leading his Cheverus Legion team to the American Legion Northeast Regional Tournament last summer. As one of two Maine teams represented in the tournament, Distasio helped lead Cheverus reach the Semi-Finals.

"We are very happy to have players like Lou right in our back yard, "said Raging Tide GM Taylor McCarthy. "Lou is one of those players we had the opportunity to watch play this summer and we were really impressed with his skill level."

The Raging Tide will open up the 2013 season at home on Thursday June 6th at 7pm as they take on the Seacoast Mavericks at The Ballpark.

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