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Amateur baseball: Bluehawks one win from title

Amateur baseball: Bluehawks one win from title

ALBANY The Blue Slate Bluehawks rattled off six unanswered runs to beat the Albany Athletics, 6-4,

ALBANY — The Blue Slate Bluehawks rattled off six unanswered runs to beat the Albany Athletics, 6-4, Thursday night and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-three Albany Twilight League’s championship series.

Fred Estes had an RBI double in the fourth that put the Bluehawks ahead for good. He also singled. Max Keado had a single, a double and earned the save on the mound.

The Athletics got a two-run home run and a single from Jason Sullivan.

The series will resume after the state tournament.

Albany Athletics 220 000 0 — 4 5 4

Blue Slate Bluehawks 012 300 x — 6 8 1

Lawton, Potter (5), Mastroianni and Horn; Selby, DeCelle (7), Keado (7) and Cole.

Dutchmen split

ALBANY — Dylan Collett tossed a complete-game five hitter in the nightcap, helping the Albany Dutchmen to a 4-0 victory over the Utica Brewers to earn a split of their Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League double-header.

Collett allowed five hits, struck out six and walked one.

Brian Ruhm had a two-run single in the second inning for the Dutchmen (23-18).

The Brewers (14-23) won the opener, 5-2.

Utica 210 200 0 — 5 7 2

Albany 100 001 0 — 2 7 1

Smetana and Livingston; Spicer, Parslow (6) and Bianchi.

Utica 000 000 0 — 0 5 1

Albany 020 020 x — 4 6 0

Hackett, Norman (5), Miller (6) and McClellan; Collett and Nethaway.

Charlton lifts Mohawks

ELMIRA — Ed Charlton hit a three-run homer to snap a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning, and the Amsterdam Mohawks went on to a 10-1 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League win over the Elmira Pioneers.

Trey Wingenter combined with three relievers on a three-hitter for the East Division-leading Mohawks (25-16).

Amsterdam 100 301 041 — 10 13 3

Elmira 100 000 000 —  1  3 2

Brigade lose

SARATOGA SPRINGS — David

Hickey stuck out nine in seven

innings, leading the Vermont Mountaineers to a 5-2 New England Collegiate Baseball League victory over the Saratoga Brigade.

Vermont 003 100 100 — 5 11 3

Saratoga 010 000 001 — 2  5 4

Hickey, Graziano (8) and Krause; Williams, Hayward (8), Delaney (9) and Green.

Volunteers rally

DUANESBURG — Evan Ottman had a double, two singles and an RBI, and the Schenectady/Schoharie Volunteers scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for an 8-5 victory over the Waterford Fordians in the Eastern New York Travel 18U tournament at Duanesburg High School.

Craig Stalker had a double, single and an RBI for the Volunteers. Kelan Meers added two singles and an RBI, and Josh Tusang had a double and an RBI.

Tom Gardiner and Mike Mastropietro had two singles each for the Fordians.

Waterford 400 010 0 — 5 7 1

Schen./Schoharie 102 005 x — 8 9 2

Higgins and Burris; Himme and Billington, Cramer (5).

Youth

Colonie splits

TROY — After losing its first game of the tournament, Colonie bounced back to defeat a team from Massachusetts, 10-1, in the Connie Mack North Atlantic Regionals.

Colonie was held to four hits in an 8-2 loss to the Long Island Titans in the first game, but Tim Smith and Rich Dessureau combined on a one-hitter to defeat Massachusetts. Mitch Forshey led the offense with two doubles and a single, and Phil DiNovo and Mike McKay both finished with two RBI.

Colonie will face the Connecticut Bombers in an elimination game at noon today.

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