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Amateur baseball: O'Connor carries A's to 7-3 victory

Amateur baseball: O'Connor carries A's to 7-3 victory

Tim O’Connor hit a two-run home run in the second inning, and then doubled in two more runs in the f

ALBANY — Tim O’Connor hit a two-run home run in the second inning, and then doubled in two more runs in the fifth to lead the Albany Athletics to a 7-3 victory over the Troy Haymakers Sunday night in the Albany Twilight League at Bleecker Stadium.

Derick Horn added a solo home run in the fifth for the Athletics, who picked up their eighth straight win to improve to 8-0 in the league and 12-1 overall.

Albany Athletics 120 031 0 — 7 8 3

Troy Haymakers 000 030 0 — 3 3 3

Lawton, Brantley (4), Pearsall (6) and Mastroianni; Tyson, Brochu (2), Bestle (6) and Brochu, Henchey (2).

Mohawks split

GLENS FALLS — Rich Vrana scattered two hits in five innings of work to get his first win of the season as the Amsterdam Mohawks defeated the Glens Falls Golden Eagles, 3-2, in the second game of a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League double-header.

The Golden Eagles won the opener, 9-2.

Ed Charlton went 2-for-3, and Josh Gardiner drove in two runs for the Mohawks (3-6) in the victory.

In the first game, Ramon Laur­eno and Braxton Martinez each hit home runs and drove in two runs for the Golden Eagles.

Amsterdam 000 200 0 — 2  6 2

Glens Falls 501 102 x — 9 11 0

Fullmer, Gagne (5), Butler (6) and Skinner; Hopf andf Sydeski.

Amsterdam 000 102 0 — 3 5 0

Glens Falls 000 002 0 — 2 7 1

Vrana, Urbanski (6) and Skinner; Cheray, Mercie (4), Eckelman (7) and Rousseau.

Indians sweep

KINGSTON — Garrett Whitley had a perfect day, going 6-for-6 overall, as the Schenectady County Indians swept a District 3 Amer­ican Legion double-header from Kingston Post 150 by scores of 7-4 and 5-4.

Carter Rayna had a two-run

double in the opener for the Indians (9-0 league, 13-1 overall), and Joe Butler scattered four hits to run his individual record to 5-0.

The Indians scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning in the second game to get the sweep, with Sam Flood bringing in the game-winner. The Indians only managed four hits, but took advantage of two costly errors by Kingston to keep their wining streak alive.

Schenectady County 002 030 2 — 7 8 1

Kingston 300 001 0 — 4 4 2

Butler and Webber; Debrosky, Fisher (6) and Fletcher.

Kingston 100 012 0 — 4 6 2

Schenectady County 000 122 x — 5 4 1

Smith, LaValle (6), Scarselli (6) and Fina; Zeglen, Gleason (7) and Webber.

Cyclones win two

SCHENECTADY — The Schen­ectady Cyclones evened their record at 4-4 by winning both ends of an Eastern New York Travel Baseball 22U double-header with Legends’ Barber Shop.

Dom Bianchi had a double and a single, and Jordan LaFontaine and Nick Madcharo each doubled as the Cyclones won the opener, 4-3.

Madcharo came through with two singles, and Phil Mascitelli had a double and a single for the Cyclones in a 9-1 romp in the nightcap.

Legends 000 102 0 — 3 6 2

Cyclones 102 001 x — 4 8 0

Decello and Yetto; DiCerbo, Andi (5) and Whelan.

Cyclones 350 001 0 — 9 14 0

Legends 000 001 0 — 1  3 1

Vachon, Dangerfield (6) and Earing;

Marino and Yetto.

Rangers prevail

ROTTERDAM — The Rotterdam Rangers pulled out a pair of one-run victories in an ENYTB double-header with the Tri-City Devil Cats.

Rotterdam rallied from a 4-1 def­icit to win Game 1, 7-6, and held on to pull out Game 2, 4-3.

Mike Chiseri, who had three singles, singled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning in the first game, after Mike Gentile’s RBI single had tied the game. Nick Perkins also had three hits, and Joe Paskevich added a single and a double.

Andy Stuart pitched a complete game in the nightcap, scattering four hits.

Devil Cats 401 100 0 — 6  8 1

Rotterdam Rangers 110 302 x — 7 12 1

Syed, Gallop (5) and Egan; Garrison and Chiseri.

Devil Cats 000 002 0 — 2 4 1

Rotterdam Rangers 120 000 x — 3 4 2

Clark, Kelly (3), Parker (5) and Ottman; Stuart and Dukes.

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