Love Post scored five runs in the top of the fourth inning and beat Oriskany Post 10-4 in an American Legion District V baseball game on Tuesday night at DeLutis Field.
The Boonville team lead Oriskany 4-3 after an inning, then added a big insurance inning in the fourth. Each team would score one more run as Love went on to win.
Alexander Gaylord was the winning pitcher, allowing four runs on 10 hits over the first five innings. He struck out five.
Steven Armstrong allowed nine runs — eight earned — in three innings for the loss.
He allowed 10 hits and four walks while striking out five.
Love Post spread around the offense, with hits by seven players, including two-hit nights for Gaylord and Andrew Scouten. Gaylord double and scored a run while Scouten drove in one and scored once.
Mitchell Martin hit a home run for Love and had two runs and three RBIs on the night.
For Oriskany, Richard Phelps was 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBIs.
John Longeretta also drove in two runs. Colton Davis was 3-for-4 with a run scored.
Smith beats up on Roberts
Smith Post overcame an early 8-0 deficit and beat Roberts Post 17-8. The Rome team had a 12-run fifth inning in the win.
Kyle Williamson got the win in relief, going three innings and allow no runs on two hits and two walks.
Offensively for Smith, Ben Minicozzi was 3-for-5 with a double, three runs and four RBIs.
Ryan Marrello was also 3-for-5 with a double, and drove in four with a run scored. Riley Brawdy was 2-for-5 with three RBIs.
Moran beats Adrean
Moran Post beat Adrean Post in Utica 7-3.
Justin Cox was the winning pitcher, allowing three runs on six hits and four walks over 5 1/3 innings. He fanned nine batters.
Conor O’Hara was 2-for-4 with three RBIs for Moran.
Gavin Denison had two hits and a run scored.
Colin Stace had two hits including a double and scored.
Shallen Simpson doubled, scored and drove in a pair of runs.
Sherrill tops Ilion
Sherrill Post beat Ilion 16-4 at home.
Game details were not available.