Bengals and Panthers Fall in Semi’s

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The Tamarac and Hoosick Falls softball teams took the field Friday afternoon in Class B and C Section II semifinals as the only Wasaren diamond teams still standing in post season play.

Schuylerville 12  Tamarac 2

Winning Pitcher:  Teagan Andrews

Leading Hitters:  Black Horses – Teagan Andrews 2B, HR        Caitlin Kelleher 2B, HR

With Schuylerville holding a slim 4-3 lead, the Black Horses plated nine in the bottom of the fifth to take control and post the semifinal victory over the Bengals.

 

Greenville 2  Hoosick Falls 1

Winning Pitcher:  Maurice  7 IP  2 Hits  12 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Greenville – Gibson 2-3, RBI        Panthers – Marissa Landry 1-3       Lily Abbott 1-3

In a game where the two teams combined for five hits and 10 base runners, Greenville scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the first and made then stand, to earn the Class C semifinal victory over the Falls.

Baseball, Softball Sectional Results

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It was a tough day for Wasaren teams in the Section II baseball and softball tournaments with seven league squads taking the field in quarterfinal and semifinal games, and at day’s end just the Tamarac and Hoosick Falls girls were left standing.

Softball

Hoosick Falls 5  Lake George 4

Winning Pitcher:  Abby Philpott

Leading Hitters:  Panthers – Olivia Brownell 2B, RBI       Marissa Landry 1B, RBI      Sophie Estes 2B                      Warriors – Maddie Mann HR          Logan Clarke 1B, 2B

Trailing 4-3 entering the fifth, a Brownell double tied things and with Brownell advancing to third on an error, Landry lays down the squeeze, giving the Falls the lead which they didn’t give back in this Class C quarterfinal.    Continue reading

Sectional Roundup

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Eleven Wasaren teams stepped on the field Monday as the Section II baseball and softball tournaments begin a week that will end with champions being crowned in every classification.

Here’s how things played out for the conference squads.

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Greenwich 7  Canajoharie 2

Winning Pitcher:  Lily McCauliffe

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Gabby Wiss 2B      Courtney Fraher 2B

Holding a 2-0 advantage, the Witches plated four in the bottom of the fourth to take control in the Class C opening round game. Continue reading

Saints Win League Championship

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Saratoga Catholic 2  Greenwich 0

Winning Pitcher:  Terel Tillman 7 IP  1 Hit  12 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Saints – Dylan Custer 1B, RBI

In a pitcher’s duel between Spa Catholic’s Terel Tillman and the Witches Christian O’Brien the Saints pushed across single runs in the second and seventh innings, more than enough offense to support Tillman’s one-hit gem, as Saratoga Catholic earns the Wasaren championship.    Continue reading

Tamarac Clinches Hudson Division

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In what was a good race for the softball crown in the Hudson division of the Wasaren, the Bengals of Tamarac earned the title with a 6-3 victory over Greenwich on Monday afternoon.

Tamarac 6  Greenwich 3

Winning Pitcher:  Maggie Kelley  5 Hits  4 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Bengals – McKenna Ryan 2-4      Gianna Bucciero 3-3      Jess Heinrichs 2B Witches – Mackenzie Moy HR      Jennifer Wilbur HR

The Bengals scored four times in the top of the fourth to take a 6-1 lead and held off the Witches to claim the title. Continue reading

Baseball, Softball Roundup

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Greenwich 6  Mechanicville 4

Winning Pitcher:  Christian O’Brien 6IP  6 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Witches – Carson Mosher 2-2, 3B, 2 RBI’s      Raiders – Jake LaFountain 2-3, 2B

O’Brien earns his sixth win of the year as the Witches move to 10-2. Continue reading

Softball and Baseball Results

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Cambridge 8  Waterford 2

Winning Pitcher:  Gabbie Woods

Leading Hitters:  Indians – Miranda Seacord 1B, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI’s      Victoria Dupuis 1B, 2B, 3B, RBI       Lexi Woodworth 3B

Woods allowed the Fordians just four hits and the Indians lineup produced more than enough run support as Cambridge evens it’s league mark at 5-5.

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Wasaren Diamond Action

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Mechanicville 1  Hoosick Falls 0

Winning Pitcher:  Jacob Popiel  5 1/3 IP  8 K’s    Jacob LaFountain  1 2/3  4 K’s

Leading Hitters:  Red Raiders – Rocco DeVito 4-4      Nick Billert 2-3, RBI

Popiel and LaFountain combine for the shutout and Billert delivers the game-winner. Continue reading

Wasaren Diamond Results

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Softball

Hoosick Falls 11  Queensbury 9

Winning Pitcher:  Abby Philpott

Leading Hitters:  Panthers – Olivia Brownell 2 1B’s, 3 RBI’s     Abby Philpott 2 1B’s, 2 RBI’s     Abbott 2B, 2 RBI’s       Spartans – Jasmin Pepe 3-5, 2 RBI’s      Jordan Knapp 4-5

The Panthers top Queensbury in the first round of the Lake George Tournament. Continue reading

Spa Catholic Wins on Both Diamonds

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The Saratoga Catholic baseball team, as is the norm, is enjoying another outstanding season in 2018 while the Lady Saints are in the middle of a fine softball campaign as well.  Both squads posted wins on Friday as the Wasaren schedule enters it’s stretch run.

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Saratoga Catholic 14  Berlin 1

Winning Pitcher:  Jordan Catone

Leading Hitters:  Saints – Terel Tillman 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI’s        Mountaineers – Jian Mikit 2B      Josh Kluck 3B

The Saints improve to 10-1, 13-1 with the easy victory over the winless Mountaineers. Continue reading