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Amateur baseball: Mohawks turn back Dutchmen

Amateur baseball: Mohawks turn back Dutchmen

John Razzino knocked in four runs as the Amsterdam Mohawks built up a big lead and hung on to defeat

ALBANY — John Razzino knocked in four runs as the Amsterdam Mohawks built up a big lead and hung on to defeat the Albany Dutchmen, 11-6, Thursday in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at the Plumeri Sports Complex.

Razzino hit an RBI double in the third inning as the Mohawks opened a 7-0 lead. After the Dutchmen scored four runs in the home third, Razzino hit a two-run double in the top of the fourth. He added a sacrifice fly in the eighth to give Amsterdam an 11-4 lead.

After Albany scored two runs in the eighth, Zach Breen came on with the bases loaded and ended the rally with a strikeout.

Amsterdam 322 300 010 — 11

Albany 004 000 020 —  6

Sand sparks Nats

ALBANY — Matt Sand’s two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning gave the Waterford Nationals a 5-3 victory over the Albany Athletics in the Albany Twilight League.

Bill Kelts also hit a home run for the Nationals, who improved to 9-2.

Josh Ingham had two singles and a pair of RBI for the Athletics, who fell to 6-5.

Waterford 100 022 0 — 5 7 1

Albany 000 120 0 — 3 6 1

Buckley. Merdick (5) and Rader; Freyer, Pastore (6) and Mastrianni.

Indians romp

SCOTIA — Dan Zeglen and Luke Mancini hit homers in the first inning, and the Schenectady County Indians rolled to a 16-0 American Legion victory over Coxsackie at Collins Park.

Zeglen, who was 2-for-3, hit a solo homer, while Mancini belted a three-run blast. Mancini added a double and single and scored three runs.

Nick Schaub hit a two triple in the fifth for the Indians (1-2 Legion, 8-4 overall).

Coxsackie 000 000 0 —  0  3 3

Schenectady 420 064 x — 16 13 0

Roetrus, Riley (2), Jones (5) and Bulich; Zeglen, Capovani (6), Connors (7) and Schaub.

Bernacet sharp

BETHLEHEM — Pitcher Jordan Bernacet had three hits and drove in two runs to lead the Schenectady Cyclones to a 10-3 Eastern New York Connie Mack win over the Bethlehem Eagles.

Bernacet allowed one hit in four innings of work.

Nick Schmid went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Cyclones (8-2 Mack, 10-3 overall), and Giuseppe Carberg drove in two runs.

Schenectady 200 303 2 — 10 9 0

Bethlehem 010 000 2 —  3 5 2

Bernacet, Clark (5), Egnaczyk (7) and Schellenger; Holmberg, Rask (5) and Miller.

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