Wings snap six-game losing skid by beating Remsen

The Rome Catholic baseball team snapped its six-game losing skid as the Redwings posted a 6-4 Center State Conference Division IV victory over host Remsen on Thursday.

Senior Josh Blair went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs, as Mark Lagasse, Brian Campbell and Dom Provenzano all drove in runs to help the Redwings move to 1-3 in the league and 2-6 overall.

Caleb Blair also added a double at the dish and picked up the win on the mound in relief.

Ben Gothan, 1-4 overall, took the loss on the mound and Shawn Horstman tallied a double for Remsen, which moved to 1-3 in league play and 2-7 overall.

RCS faces visiting Old Forge during a CSC Division IV clash on Saturday at DeLutis Field at 2 o’clock. Remsen will try and bounce back on Monday at New York Mills starting at 4:30.

Holland Patent gets no-hit

The Holland Patent squad were no-hit against visiting Tri-Valley League foe Whitesboro during a 20-0 rain-shortened game that was called after the fifth inning at Holland Patent High School.

Mike Bunal started the first four innings and struck out five and walked one, while John Crossly completed the no-hitter by pitching the final two innings and striking out two.

Bunal also led the team at the plate after he went 3-for-4 with a home run and six RBIs.

Whitesboro, which moved to 2-1 in the league and 4-6 overall, scored 20 runs off 12 hits. Dan Cecilia had two doubles and two RBIs, Connor Passalacqua drove in three RBIs, and Mike Rosati had a double and two RBIs for the victors.

Brandon Marsh was saddled with the loss on the hill for HP, which had its two-game win streak stalled and dropped to 1-2 in the league and 4-3 overall.

The Golden Knights take on Clinton on Saturday starting at 11 o’clock.