Introducing The 2017 Port Angeles Lefties
Lefties welcome Joey Galeno and Michael Ciancio
For Immediate release-January 24th, 2017-Port Angeles, WA- The Port Angeles Lefties sign all-star infielders Joey Galeno and Michael Ciancio for first and third base, respectively. Check out their snapshots below and start following their progress in spring baseball.
Galeno joins the Lefties from Auburn, WA, where he graduated from Auburn Riverside High School in 2014. A two-sport standout, this 5’11”, 215 lb first basebman earned all-league honors and three letters each in baseball and football, while maintaining a 4.0 GPA. He was named to the senior all-star game in 2014 and the previous year, dominated Puget Sound pitching. Last summer, he showed himself to be a great guy and solid stick for the Kistap Bluejackets. Galeno bats and throws left, and currently for Coach Brian Billings at Pacific University, where he majors in Bio-engineering. Follow him on Twitter @jgaleno1 and Instagram: @jgaleno
Ciancio comes on board from Seattle University, where he plays first and third base for Coach Donny Harrel in the Western Athletic Conferenc. This 6’0″, 200 lb right-hander was a three-year letter-winner in baseball at Kentwood High School, helping the Conquerors post a 22-5 record in 2015. He received First Team All-League, All-Area and All-state honors, capping the season with a 3 for 3 performance with a walk, three runs scored and two RBIs in a state tournament game against Union High School. Ciancio majors in Accounting and Finance. Follow him on Twitter @MikeCiancio15.
Lefties Baseball is looking for Host Families. Find out more at www.leftiesbaseball.com/host-families. Also, Lefties Team Store is open at 17 ½ W First Street in downtown Port Angeles, along with the online store. Gear up and count down to opening day!
About the Port Angeles Lefties: Founded in 2016, the Port Angeles Lefties is a wooden bat collegiate league baseball team based in Port Angeles, Washington. Part of the West Coast League, the Lefties’ mascot is a fiercely territorial Olympic marmot named Timber. For more information, schedules, and store hours, visit www.leftiesbaseball.com, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
About the West Coast League: The WCL is a summer wood bat league for college-eligible student-athletes, based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, dedicated to accelerating prospect development, increasing player exposure and bettering its member communities; by providing best-of-breed leadership, best-in-class competition, best-in-West Coast ballparks, memorable life experiences, and affordable entertainment in an environment that fosters organization, professionalism, promotion, competition, fun and innovation with the utmost integrity and respect for its players and the game.