Blair leads Wings in rout of Remsen


BEATS THE TAG — Rome Catholic senior Dom Provenzano slides safely into homeplate as Remsen catcher Brian Countryman tries to make the tag during Friday’s Center State Conference Division IV game. The Redwings scored a 13-0 victory. (Sentinel photo by Makenzi Enos)

Josh Blair got the win on the mound and drove in two RBIs to lead the Rome Catholic baseball squad to a 13-0 rout over Center State Conference Division IV foe Remsen on Friday at DeLutis Field.

The Redwings improved to 3-6 in the league and 5-9 overall as Mike Eisinger, Connor Marchione, Nico Pizzula, and Colton Miley each added an RBI.

Sabastian Bullard took the loss for the 2-6 in the league and 3-11 overall Rams.

Oriskany edges Poland

In other CSC Division IV action, Oriskany concluded a four-game road trip and handed hosting Poland its first league loss, 9-7.

Anthony Pickard drove in two runs and Austin Smith grabbed the win on the mound after 3 1/3 innings of relief for Oriskany, which moved to 6-1 in league play and 12-3 overall. Noah Lupini, Cody Murphy, Trevor O’Bryan, and Dan Buehler also drove in runs for the guests over Poland, which fell to 6-1 in the league and 10-4 overall.

The Redskins avenged an earlier 6-5 loss to Poland this season.

Bulldogs’ streak ends

Westmoreland had its three-game winning streak snapped by CSC Division III host Sauquoit Valley, 19-4.

Andrew Murphy went 3-for-3 with three RBIs while Kyle Doolen was saddled with the pitching loss for the Bulldogs, which dropped to 4-4 in the league and 7-9 overall.

Sauquoit, 7-1 in league play and 11-2 overall, had Mark Martin crack out two home runs and finish with six RBIs as Jeff DeShane tossed a complete game.

Home loss for Wildcats

The Adirondack team suffered an 8-2 home loss to Clinton during a CSC Division I clash.

Mitch Moore drove in two runs as Alex Platt took the loss on the bump for the Wildcats, which dropped to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the league.

VVS moves to 12-4

Bud Bowers drove in a pair of runs and Marc Iseneker threw 3 1/3 innings of effective relief as the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill team scored a 6-3 victory over visiting Central Square in a non-league matchup.

VVS, 12-4, saw Iseneker, 2-0, strike out four and allow one run off one hit and one walk, as teammate Collin Laguzza also went 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI in the win.