Shutout win on road for Knights
The Rome Free Academy baseball squad picked up its second Central New York Counties League American Division shutout of the season on Wednesday with a 5-0 road triumph over Auburn.
RFA senior Steven Eychner made his first start on the mound this season and finished with a complete-game four-hit shutout. He struck out six and walked only three as Rome moved to 6-6 overall and 3-3 in the league standings.
Waller’s two-run single in the third inning put RFA ahead, 3-0, and Eychner added an RBI at the dish in the win.
Auburn, 2-8 overall, saw pitcher Jamie Terry get hit with the loss on the mound, while Matt Nolan had a double and Matt Colella added a triple.
RFA travels to face Baldwinsville tonight at 5 o’clock.
Oriskany pounds Remsen
Oriskany bounced back from a loss in its last game in a convincing way after a 14-2 rout over hosting Remsen during a Center State Conference Division IV meeting.
Noah Lupini went 3-for-5 with a triple, two runs scored and three RBIs, while Austin Smith scored twice, stole two bases, and drove in two runs, and Sam Martel stole a pair of bases, scored twice, and drove in a run.
Smith got the win on the bump and struck out nine hitters in four innings of work as Oriskany improved to 3-1 in league play and 8-2 overall.
Brian Countryman, 0-2, suffered the loss on the mound for 1-6 in the league and 2-10 overall Remsen.
Oriskany will host Frankfort-Schuyler Saturday at 2 o’clock.
Remsen will try and rebound against visiting CSC Division IV foe Old Forge on Friday at 4:30.
Adirondack gets fourth win
Adirondack grabbed its fourth victory of the season following a 5-4 CSC crossover win against visiting West Canada Valley.
Devin Riegler drove in a pair of runs and Cody Buhler got the win on the mound after he allowed two earned runs off three hits and fanned two batters.
Adirondack, 4-5 overall, takes on visiting CSC Division I rival Ilion on Monday at 4:30.
VVS outlasts Oneida
Senior Josh Webb pitched his way to his third win on the mound as he guided the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Red Devils to a 5-3 victory over hosting Oneida.
Webb finished with seven strikeouts, three walks and four hits allowed in six innings of work, while James Flager provided some of the offense going 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI.
Matt Sliker and Marc Iseneker each drove in runs for the guests as well.
Oneida dropped to 2-6 overall.
VVS grabbed their third win in four games and improved to 8-4 overall this season. They take on host Holland Patent on Friday at 4:15.