HP comes up short in extras
The Holland Patent baseball squad came up just short against Tri-Valley League foe New Hartford after a 5-4 setback over 10 innings on Monday evening at Holland Patent High School.
HP senior Ryan Crego belted a solo home run in the fourth inning to put the Golden Knights on the scoreboard, and the hosts scored one run in each of the next two innings to tie that score at 4-4. New Hartford took the lead in the eighth at 5-4, before HP tied it again, but the Spartans scored again in the top of the tenth and sealed the victory.
Mark Chanatry grabbed the win in relief while Tory King and Kris Martinelli each drove in runs for the Spartans, which moved to 1-1 in the TVL and 2-3 overall.
Nate Palmer took the loss after he went the final three innings and struck out two and walked two. Palmer also went 3-for-4 with an RBI at the dish.
Brandon Marsh started and struck out six over seven innings of work with one walk in the no decision for HP, which dropped to 1-3 in the TVL and 4-5 overall.
VVS falls to Notre Dame
VVS pitchers issued 13 walks during a 5-4 loss to visiting Notre Dame as the Red Devils fell to 7-4 overall.
Senior Collin Laguzza went 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and an RBI, as Matt Sliker added a triple and drove in a run and Marc Iseneker had an RBI for the Red Devils.
Adam Ross was handed the loss on the mound.
League loss for RCS
Rome Catholic squad suffered an 8-3 setback against Center State Conference Division IV foe Poland.
Caleb Blair and Dom Provenzano each drove in runs for the Romans while Blair was hit with the loss on the pitcher’s mound and RCS fell to 2-4 in the league and 3-7 overall.
Austin Dexter drove in a game-high three RBIs for Poland, 5-0 in league play and 9-2 overall, while Zak Cavoly grabbed the win on the mound.
Westmoreland’s streak ends
Westmoreland had its two-game winning streak snapped by host Cooperstown, 3-2, during a CSC Division III clash.
Westmoreland, which lost to Cooperstown 8-1 earlier this spring, saw doubles by Anthony Poile and Zack Green as Kyle Doolen took the loss on the mound.
Swayer Haney got the win for Cooperstown, which moved to 4-1 in the league and 4-4 overall.
The Bulldogs are 2-3 in the league and 4-8 overall.
Home loss for Adirondack
Adirondack suffered a 15-3 home defeat against Sherburne-Earlville in a CSC Division I clash.
Cody Buhler and Justin Kranbuhl had doubles for the hosts while Kranbuhl had two hits and two RBIs and Ryan Dellerba collected two hits for the Wildcats, 1-2 in the league and 3-5 overall.
Sherburne improved to 4-2 in the league standings and 5-3 overall.