Holland Patent opens season with shutout victory

Published Apr 16, 2018 at 4:10pm

The Holland Patent baseball team opened its season with a 5-0 shutout of host Frankfort-Schuyler on Saturday in a Center State Conference game.

Jake Beer earned the win for HP as he tossed six scoreless innings. He allowed four hits, no walks and struck out nine. Matt Kusmierczak pitched the final innings. He yielded one hit and fanned two.

The Golden Knights were paced offensively by Andrew Ingersoll, Mike Bennedetto and Tanner Ludwin with two hits each. Jeff Sobel drove in a pair of runs.

HP hosts Canastota on Tuesday in a 4:30 p.m. start.

Redskins handed first loss

Visiting Oriskany committed five errors in falling to rival New York Mills 8-5 in a CSC contest.

Colton Davis suffered the loss in two innings of relief for the Redskins, who dropped to 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the league. Matt Enos started the game and went the first three innings.

John Longeretta tallied two hits and scored two runs to lead Oriskany offensively, while Aaron Drake had a three-run home run in the first inning.

The Redskins visit Morrisville-Eaton Tuesday at 4:30.

Warriors suffer setback

Clinton dropped to 1-2 overall and in the CSC with an 8-5 home loss to Little Falls. Game details were unavailable.

The Warriors travel to Cooperstown Tuesday in a 4:30 start.