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Amateur baseball: Blazers turn back Mohawks, 3-2

Amateur baseball: Blazers turn back Mohawks, 3-2

Alex Simone cracked a three-run home run, and three Adirondack pitchers made it hold up Friday as th

BOONVILLE — Alex Simone cracked a three-run home run, and three Adirondack pitchers made it hold up Friday as the Trail Blazers beat the Amsterdam Mohawks, 3-2, in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game.

Adirondack used two of the three hits it would get in the game to score its runs in the second inning.

Chris DiVarco singled, and Mike Parsons reached base on an error to set up Simone’s three-run shot off Amsterdam starter Trey Wingenter, who gave up three hits and struck out eight in seven innings.

The Mohawks (16-15) got two runs back in the eighth on a wild pitch and an error, then loaded the bases with none out in the ninth before Austin Bartley retired the next three hitters to end the game.

Amsterdam 000 000 020 — 2 6 1

Adirondack 030 000 00x — 3 3 1

Wingenter, Quayle (8) and Brennan, Skinner; Borelli, Bivens (6), Bartley (9) and Slagle.


ALBANY — Tyler Orris singled home Jack Wietlispach in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Albany Dutchmen beat the Glens Falls Golden Eagles to sweep a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League double-header by identical 3-2 scores.

Brad Noland scored a run and drove in another in the second game.

Wietlispach and Matt Dacey singled in runs, and Thomas Belcher got a double play with the bases loaded to end the first game.

Glens Falls 100 000 1 — 2

Albany 011 001 x — 3

Hopf and Smith; Carr, Belcher (7) and Ruhm.

Glens Falls 001 001 0 — 2

Albany 001 010 1 — 3

Cowan, Merciez (6) and Smith; Davitt, Hernandez (6) and Nethaway.


COXSACKIE — Derick Horn hit a three-run home run and an RBI single to lead the Albany Athletics past the Coxsackie Bats in an Eastern New York Travel League game.

Horn’s homer highlighted a five-run second inning for the 25-5 Athletics, who also got three hits from Mike Allen.

Albany Athletics 250 320 0 — 12 12 0

Coxsackie 000 000 0 —  0  5 2

Tyrell, Baldani (4) and Horn; Rebuseman, Hardy (3) and DeLuca.

Moore stops Thunder

ALBANY — Albany Senators starting pitcher Joey Moore struck out eight and scattered five hits to hold down the Albany Thunder in a 5-2 Albany Twilight League win.

Cody Crounse singled, doubled and drove in two runs for the Sen­ators. Scott Hladik added a single and an RBI in the win.

The Thunder got two singles and an RBI from Eric Joyce.

Albany Thunder 100 000 1 — 2 5 2

Albany Senators 200 030 x — 5 6 2

Boomhower and Caulfield, Kozak (5); Moore and Long.

BRIGADE splits


Adrian Benitez threw a four-hitter and struck out eight, leading the Saratoga Brigade past the North Adams SteepleCats, 6-1, in the first game of their Northeast Collegiate Baseball League double-header.

Matt Beaty and Brian Taylor both doubled and drove in a pair of runs for Saratoga.

North Adams scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to win the second game, 6-5. Dylan Butler had two hits and two RBI for the Brigade.

Saratoga 300 030 000 — 6 6 1

North Adams 000 010 000 — 1 4 3

Benitez and O’Keefe; Murphy, Mannuccia (3) and Huckaby.

Saratoga 202 000 100 — 5 12 3

North Adams 010 000 203 — 6 10 3

Cioffi, Abbe (6), Doherty (7), Tekker (8) and Green; Brown, Frey (4), Kennedy (6), Willey (7), Rivera (8) and Martir.


ONEONTA — Chase Pepper drove in a run with a fourth-inning single, helping Bradford (Pa.) to a 2-0 victory over the Schenectady County Indians in round-robin play at the Oneonta Green Wave Tournament.

The Indians fell to 27-7. They will play two games today — Brockville (Canada) at 3 and Sidney at 5:30.

Bradford 100 100 0 — 2 5 0

Sch. County 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

Bowman and James; Marvell, Gleason (7) and Webber.



GLENVILLE — Evan Bowers and Derek Haughey both hit two-run home runs to help Burnt Hills open pool play in the 11- 12-year-old Little League sectionals with an 8-2 win over Colonie at Indian Meadows.

Bowers also doubled in the win. Cameron Rhodes hit a solo homer, Glenn Ramos doubled and singled, and Ryan Stewart doubled.

Colonie’s Max Jiampetti hit a solo home run and a single.

Burnt Hills will take to the road today to play against Kingston American (District 16) at 2 p.m.

Burnt Hills 206 000 — 8 11 1

Colonie 001 010 — 2  4 2

Stewart, Bachus (3) and Haughey;

McKenna, Bach (3) and Mendrick.

attack winS twice

BEEKMAN — The Clifton Park Attack won two games on the opening day of the 12U Cal Ripken Eastern New York state tournament.

Landon Fagle homered, and the Attack survived a five-run bottom of the seventh inning by Spring to win, 7-6.

In the Attack’s 12-1 win over Beekman, Fagle homered again, and Jake Blinstrub and Brendan Spulnick had two singles each.

Mitch Wright pitched a complete-game two-hitter. He struck out six.

Clifton Park 030 200 2 — 7 9 1

Spring 000 100 5 — 6 3 1

Rubillotta, Cafaro (6), Spulnick (6),

Rubillotta (7) and Harrison; Judge, Loustrup (4) and Vanderwood.

Beekman 000 10 —  1  2 0

Clifton Park 032 42 — 11 11 0

McConnell, Wagner (4) and Jones; Wright and Fagle.


SCHENECTADY — Addison Schaub hit a three-run home run and a sacrifice fly to help Scotia defeat Northern Columbia, 8-2, in its first game of the Section 3 10- 11-year-old tournament at JC Little League.

Andrew LeMorta added two singles and drove in three runs for Scotia. Mike Aydlott had three singles and struck out six in four innings, Patrick Cremo and Aiden TenEyck both hit a pair of singles, and Tyler Cannoe had a triple for Scotia. Austin Walsh hit a double for Northern Columbia.

Scotia 430 100 — 8

Northern Columbia 002 000 — 2

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