The Greenwich girls dominated the distance events and the Stillwater boys showed dominance across the boards as the Witches and Warriors captured titles in the Wasaren League championships on Wednesday in Stillwater.
Greenwich with 162 points, Stillwater with 149 points and Hoosic Valley with 104 points were the top three teams in the girls meet.
Double winners for the girls included Mechanicville’s Jada Brown, 100 and 200, Stillwater’s Madison Krochina, shot put and discus, Hoosic Valley’s Lauren Reed, long jump and triple jump, and the Stillwater relay teams in the 400 and 1600.
Stillwater with 149 points, Hoosic Valley with 89 points and Waterford with 65 points were the top three in the boys competition.
Multiple winners included Stillwater’s Joe Conti, 100 and 200, Greenwich’s Michael Gabriel shot put and discus, Stillwater’s Dylan Morin, long jump and triple jump, Greenwich’s Peyton Howard, 800 and 1600, and the Stillwater relay teams in the 400, 1600, and 3200.
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
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.
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
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
Hoosic Valley 19 Berlin 0
Winning Pitcher: Hollis Guilianelle 7 K’s 2 Hits
Leading Hitters: Valley – Renee Perry 3-run Homer, 4 RBI’s Sam Finkle 1B, 2B, 3 RBI’s
An 11 run first set the tone for the Valley romp.
Hoosic Valley 20 Berlin 0
Winning Pitcher: Shannon Brown 2 Hits 10 K’s
Leading Hitters: Valley – Sam Finkle 3 1B’s, 2B, 3 RBI’s Savannah Champagne 2 1B’s, 3B, 3 RBI’s
In almost a blueprint of the first game, the Indians plate 11 in the first and limit the Mountaineers to a pair hits, Brown throwing the shutout in the nightcap. Continue reading
On Tuesday we turned the calendar and the new month of May came in with warm temperatures and sunny skies. While all teams enjoyed yesterday’s beautiful weather, the lineups of Hoosic Valley and Saratoga Catholic baseball teams reveled in it staging an offensive back and forth that saw 36 hits and 31 runs combined before the Valley prevailed with the 17-14 “W”.
Here’s a closer look at that contest along with the rest of the action from a Wasaren Tuesday.
Hoosic Valley 17 Saratoga Catholic 14
Winning Pitcher: Nick Santiago
Leading Hitters: Valley – Kody Gillespie 4-5, 3 HR’s, 2B, 10 RBI’s Blake Weigert 3-5, 2 2B’s, 1B. RBI Issac Carlo 3 1B’s Saints – Nick Winslow 3-5, 2 2B’s, 4 RBI’s Terel Tillman 1-5, HR, 3 RBI’s Dylan Custer 3-4, 2B, RBI Jake Hart 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI’s
Gillespie explodes for three home runs and a double, driving in 10 and the Indians needed all of that and more to hand the Saints, 8-1, 10-1, their first loss of the year. The Valley put seven runs on the board in the top of the first, but an eight spot in the bottom of the fourth gave Spa a 10-9 lead. The two clubs were tied at 14 entering the final frame where the Valley plated three to earn the win improving to 6-3, 7-4 on the season. Continue reading
Mechanicville 8 Cambridge 1
Winning Picher: Alivia Wood 7IP 3 Hits 11 K’s
Leading Hitters: Red Raiders – Adrianna Patenuade 2 1B’s, RBI Kiera Lyons 2B, 3 RBI’s Megan Maloney 2B, 2 RBI’s
A five-run top of the sixth broke open a close game as the Raiders earned the road “W”.
Tamarac 15 Stillwater 5
Winning Pitcher: Maggie Kelly
Leading Hitters: Bengals – McKenna Ryan 3 hits, 4 RBI’s
The Tamarac lineup produces 15 runs on 20 hits in the win over Cambridge.
Stillwater 19 Tamarac 11
Winning Pitcher: Brody Peacock
Leading Hitters: Warriors – Tim Buchal 4-5, 3 RBI’s Nick Campion 2-4, 3RBI’s Jake Richardson 4-5 Brody Peacock 3-5, 2 RBI’s Bengals – Jack Mulligan 3-5, 3 RBI’s Jake Scharnott 2-3, 2 RBI’s Dalton Maxon 2-3, 2-run HR, 3 RBI’s
Tamarac prevails in a Wasaren slugfest.
A full slate of diamond action played out on a beautiful Monday with the theme of the afternoon, besides the gorgeous weather, being one-sided affairs with all but one game decided by wide margins.
Hoosick Falls 32 Berlin 0
Winning Pitcher: Andrew Stevens
Leading Hitters: Falls – Ryan Bloomer 2 1B’s, 2B, 3B, 8 RBI’s Brandon Decker 2 1B’s 2B, 5 RBI’s Zack Morine 3 1B’s, 3 RBI’s
The Panthers scored in every inning including 11 runs in the first and 13 more in the fifth, improving to 2-3 in league play with the win. Continue reading
A cool, dry Friday provided the backdrop to a full schedule of baseball and softball action in the league, highlighted by a Greenwich baseball victory moving the Witches to 5-0 on the season.
Greenwich 9 Tamarac 2
Winning Pitcher: Christian O’Brien 7 IP 3 Hits 8 K’s
Hitting Stars: Witches – James Ostrowski 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI’s John Walsh 2-3, 3 RBI’s Cole Burgess 2-4, RBI Bengals – Dalton Maxon 2-4, RBI
O’Brien allowed a pair of runs in the first then shutout the Bengals the rest of the way, while the Greenwich lineup broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the fifth, and put the game away in the sixth with a four spot. Continue reading