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.
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
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
In what’s shaping up as a good race for the Wasaren baseball championship both Hoosic Valley and Greenwich find themselves right in the thick of things and both helped themselves with wins on Thursday afternoon.
Greenwich 13 Cambridge 0
Winning Pitcher: Alex Curtis 5 inning no-hitter 5 K’s
Leading Hitters: Witches – Cole Burgess 4-4, HR, 2 RBI’s John Walsh 2-4, HR, 4 RBI’s
The freshman Curtis no-hits the Indians and as always Greenwich put more than enough runs on the board. 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
In a battle of the Wasaren’s top two, and undefeated teams, the Saints from Saratoga Catholic came away with a 3-0 decision over the Witches of Greenwich Monday afternoon in Saratoga.
Junior right-hander Terel Tillman turned in a dominant performance spinning a two-hit shutout, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh. Tillman fanned 12 and allowed no free passes in raising his record to 4-0 on the year.
The Witches Carson Mosher allowed just four hits over six innings of work, allowing a run in the fourth, and a pair in the fifth.
Dylan Custer led the Saints attack going 2-4 with a double and an RBI as Saratoga Catholic improves to 8-0, 10-0 with the home victory.
The Witches suffer their first loss of the season and slip to 6-1, 7-1 on the year.
In softball it was all Indians as Hoosic Valley rolled over Waterford 19-2 in a five inning contest in Schaghticoke.
Hollis Guilianelle picked up the win from the circle for the Valley fanning seven while allowing just one safety.
Alex Rifenburg ripped a two-run homer, Guilianelle knocked in two with a pair of doubles, and Brianne Bogue added a single and a double with two RBI’s for the 4-3, 4-4 Indians.
Emily Kelly hit a solo home run for the 0-5, 0-5 Fordians.
The annual Phil Waring Memorial Tournament was played on Saturday for the 30th time, and at day’s end Saratoga Catholic had earned it’s 15th tournament title.
Also on Saturday Waterford and Cambridge played baseball at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, and the Lady Indians of Cambridge met Mayfield in the Mayfield Softball Tournament.
Here’s how things played out.
Saratoga Catholic 5 Corinth 3
Winning Pitcher: Cadhan Awad 5 IP 1 Run 7 Hits 5 K’s
Leading Hitters: Saints – Nick Winslow 2-2, Dante Marin 2-2, 3B, 2 RBI’s Jake Hart 2-3, 2B, RBI Tomahawks – Colt Guilder 2-3, 2B Jacob Yanku 2-4
A four-run bottom of the first gave Awad a working cushion, more than enough for the Saints hurler as Spa Catholic secures the win in the first round of the Phil Waring Memorial Tournament. Continue reading
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