Astoria resident Kyle Scheafer, McClancy Standout, Signs letter of intent to play ball at Marshall University

Msgr. McClancy student-athlete Kyle Scheafer, from Astoria, was the center of attention Wednesday at a college signing ceremony at the East Elmhurst High School. Playing division 1 baseball is a dream for millions of kids around the country, but today it became reality to a young man who apparently has was much promise on the filed as off.

The McClancy baseball standout participates in the honors program at McClancy as well. He played his travel baseball under coach Greg Modica with the Midville Dodgers. At McClancy he was voted 2nd team all-city and signed a letter of intent to play ball at ‘Division 1’ Marshall University.

“The top priority for our athletes is to excel in the classroom,” said McClancy’s director of admissions and varsity baseball coach, Nick Melito, as he introduced Kyle with his family to the crowd of 100 at the event. “Not only is Kyle a role models on the field but he excels in school. So he makes us proud on the field and in the classroom,” he said.

Kyle, his coaches and family at McClancy Wednesday.

Kyle, his coaches and family at McClancy Wednesday.

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