New Hartford defeats visiting Holland Patent on the diamond


NEW HARTFORD — The New Hartford baseball team jumped out to a four-run lead in the first two innings and earned a 10-1 non-league home win over Holland Patent on Monday.

New Hartford added a total of six runs over the fourth and fifth innings to build a bigger lead in the Spartans’ season-opening game.

The Spartans totaled 13 hits in the contest. The team was led by sophomore Rowan Gall, who finished with four runs batted in. Classmate Cole Raux went 4-for-4 with two doubles, a stolen base and three RBIs. Senior Will Gall added two RBIs while Connor Karwowski hit a triple and drew a pair of walks.

Junior Zach Philipkoski -- the TVL’s Rookie Pitcher of the Year in 2021 -- allowed two hits and one run while striking out four in five innings on the mound for New Hartford. Freshman Logan Clarey and sophomore Matt Greene each pitched one inning and didn’t allow any hits.

The team’s next game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday against Jamesville-DeWitt at New Hartford High School. New Hartford has TVL games set for Monday against Vernon-Verona-Sherrill at home before a visit to Utica Notre Dame on Tuesday. Both games are set for 4:30 p.m.

There were no stats provided for the Golden Knights (2-2 overall).

HP’s next game is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday against visiting Whitesboro. The team is also scheduled play Monday at Oneida.


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