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High schools: Ballston Spa baseball wins

High schools: Ballston Spa baseball wins

Thursday's high school roundup
High schools: Ballston Spa baseball wins

Ballston Spa shut out Massena 10-0 in a Class A sub-regional baseball game on Thursday.

Luke Gold led the way with a home run, triple and single. Jake Manderson and Chance Checca each homered,  and Donovan Rhoden tripled and singled. 

John Cortese and Taylor Gifford combined to no-hit Norwood-Norfolk en route to an 11-0. five-inning, mercy-rule victory for Fort Plain in a Class C sub-regional game.

Fort Plain’s offense was powered by Brady Fureno with a double and single, and Gifford and Bryce Thibodeau and Gifford with two singles each. Cortese and Gifford each had a pair of RBIs.

Fort Plain will play Ticonderoga at 4 p.m. Saturday at Plumeri Sports Complex in Albany.


Ballston Spa    003 124 — 10 10 0
Massena    000 000 —  0  6 0

Fort Plain    210 62 —  11 10 1
Norwood-Norfolk    000 00 —   0  0 3


Ichabod Crane beat Ogdensburg Free Academy 14-2 in a Section II Class B sub-regional game. Ichabod Crane will play Plattsburgh on Saturday.

Chatham defeated Ticonderoga 14-2 in the Section II Class C regionals. They will play St. Lawrence at 1 p.m. Saturday.


The rosters for the inaugural 518 Futures High School Baseball Classic were announced Thursday. The game will be played at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.

General admission tickets are available for purchase online at tcvalleycats.com for $5, and can also be purchased at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium box office. Gates will open at 5 p.m.

Coaches: Chris Teta (Schalmont) and Quentin Jensen (Green Tech).
Players: Christian Baaki (senior, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons), catcher, first base; Alonzo Barrett (junior, Shaker), outfield; Connor Bovair (junior, South Glens Falls), pitcher, shortstop; Spencer Brown (senior, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk), pitcher, first base; Tyler Cannoe (senior, Scotia-Glenville), first base, third base, pitcher; Nate Chudy (seniors, Saratoga Springs), pitcher, outfield; Jackson Defayette (junior, Schalmont), catcher, outfield; x-Brendan Disonell (senior, Shenendehowa), pitcher, outfield; Jake Greco (junior, Amsterdam), outfield; Jacob Hand (junior, Niskayuna), second base, shortstop; Brendan Harris (senior, Guilderland), second base, shortstop); Cole Hedden (senior, Niskayuna), pitcher; x-Ben Lavery (senior, Shenendehowa), first base; Isaiah Logan (senior, Canajoharie), first base, outfield; Chris Martin (junior, Colonie), outfield, second base; Justin Nesbitt (sophomore, South Glens Falls), catcher, outfield; Aidan O’Keefe (freshman, Albany Academy), shortstop; Michael Petramale (senior, Coxsackie-Athens), third base, pitcher; x-Jake Reinisch (senior, Shenendehowa), third base; Anthony Ruzzo (junior, Schalmont), shortstop; Jack Sylvia (senior, Queensbury), pitcher; Kaleb Taylor (senior, Chatham), shortstop, third base, outfield; James Ward (junior, Queensbury), third base); Aaron Whitley (senior, Niskayuna), outfield; Paul Barber (junior, Catholic Central), shortstop, outfield; Greg Farone (junior, Schenectady), pitcher, first base; Matt Jung (junior, Maple Hill), pitcher, third base.

Coaches: Chris Dedrick (Columbia) and Garett Baron (Albany).
Players: Josh Bein (senior, Bethlehem), outfield; Brodryk Benton (senior, Broadalbin Perth), catcher; Josh Bissaillon (junior, Columbia); first base, pitcher; Isaac Brown (senior, Troy), pitcher; Alex Casciotti (senior, Albany), third base; x-Chance Checca (sophomore, Ballston Spa), third base, outfield; Anthony Childrose (junior, Averill Park), pitcher; Sonny D’Antonio (junior, CBA), second base; Carmen Erno (junior, Columbia), pitcher, second base; Robert Erno (sophomore, Columbia), pitcher, third base; x-Evan Fox (junior, Ballston Spa), second base; Alex Gannon (sophomore, Mohonasen), shortstop; Sam Gardy (junior, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake), outfield; x-Luke Gold (senior, Ballston Spa), shortstop; Jonathan Irons (senior, Saratoga Springs), outfield; Mike Kennedy (freshman, Troy), pitcher, first base; x-Jake Manderson (senior, Ballston Spa), catcher; Jacob LaFountain (junior, Mechanicville); pitcher, shortstop; Peter O’Toole (senior, CBA), shortstop; Michael Poirier (senior, Averill Park), pitcher; x-Donovan Rhoden (senior, Ballston Spa), first base; Joe Saia (senior, Voorheesville), outfield; Terel Tillman (senior, Saratoga Central Catholic), pitcher, shortstop; Jovani Wiggs (sophomore, Shaker), outfield; Nick Winslow (junior, Saratoga Catholic), catcher.

x-Team is currently in postseason play.

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