ROUNDUP: Whitestown tops New Hartford to remain undefeated; Ilion Post gets walkoff win over Moran
Whitestown Post stayed unbeaten with a 9-1 win over visiting New Hartford Monday in District V American Legion baseball. The team opened up a big lead with a six-run third inning.
New Hartford scored its lone run in the top of the fifth but Whitestown immediately responded with three more runs, the last scoring of the game.
Caleb Miller was the starter for Whitestown, and he improved to 2-0 on the season. He went 6 2/3 innings, allowing an earned run on six hits and two walks. He struck out eight. At the plate, Miller doubled and tripled, scored and drove in two runs.
Whitestown’s Ty Kane had two hits. Colin Skermont had a hit and drove in two runs. Jacob Collea and Colin White each had a hit and an RBI. Josh Suber had a hit and scored twice.
Statistics for New Hartford were not submitted.
Whitestown in now 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the league. The team plays at 6 p.m. Wednesday against host Moran Post in Camden.
New Hartford, 2-5, hosts Smith Post at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Ilion Post gets walkoff win over Moran
Despite a furious comeback by Moran Post to take a late one-run lead, host Ilion Post scored two runs to get a walkoff win 10-9 Monday in District V.
Moran Post of Camden scored three runs in the top of the first but was held off the scoreboard until it scored six times to take a 9-8 lead in the sixth.
Ilion scored a run in the second, five in the third to take the lead and two more in the fourth to pad the advantage.
In the bottom of the seventh, Ilion loaded the bases then tied the game on walk by Tanner Warren to score Brayton Langdon. Later, with two outs and the game tied, Chase Regan singled to left field to score Jeff DeSarro for the game-winning hit and RBI.
Nick Greene was the winning pitcher. He threw 1 2/3 innings and allowed three runs, one earned, on two hits. He struck out three.
Maddox Garvey took the loss, going three innings and allowing eight runs, seven of them earned, on seven hits and a walk.
For Moran, Elijah Ciani had a hit, three RBIs and a run scored. Brian Gonzalez had a hit, RBI and two runs.
Ilion played in Rome against host Smith Post Tuesday. Results were not available at press time. The team hosts Utica Post at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Central Valley Academy.
Moran hosts Whitestown at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Camden Yards.
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