July 7, 2008

St. Louis pitches five inning no-hitter as Timberjaxx sweep A’s

PLATTSBURGH — Jeremiah St. Louis pitched a five-inning no-hitter in the first game and the Adirondack Timberjaxx went on to 17-0 and 16-5 sweep of the Fourth Ward A’s during Sunday’s final weekend of regular season play in the Champlain Valley Baseball League.

St. Louis struck out 12 and walked three.

Jeremy Desroches went three-for three for the Timberjaxx, while Paul Alioto and Jim Knight Jr. added two hits apiece. D.J. Barber and Alioto rapped home runs.

In Game 2, St. Louis, Alioto, Aaron Judd and Cory Desmarais all rapped out two hits each for Adirondack (8-12), with Tim Lafave homering in support of winning pitcher Chris Thompson.

Jason Mitchell and Matt Drollette paced the Fourth Ward with a couple of hits each.

Timberjaxx 17, A’s 0 (5)

Timberjaxx 350 45 — 17 9 0

A’s 000 00 — 0 0 4

St. Louis and D. Fletcher. Lavarnway, Livsey (3) and Elliott. WP- St. Louis. LP- Lavarnway. HR- Barber (T), Alioto (T).

Timberjaxx 16, A’s 5 (5)

Timberjaxx 058 21 — 16 12 0

A’s 120 20 — 5 8 3

Thompson, Judd (5) and Nugent. Blair, Livsey (4) and Elliott. WP- Thompson. LP- Blair. 2B- Barber (T), St. Louis (T), J. Fletcher (T), Wilkins (A). HR- Lafave (T)

Cardinals 3, Expos 1

Expos 8, Cardinals 7

PLATTSBURGH — Gary Duquette outdueled Mike Bergman in the first game and then the Meron’s/Expos rallied for three runs in the seventh inning of the nightcap to earn a split of their twinbill at Chip Cummings Field.

Duquette struck out 13 in tossing a four-hitter in the opener for Plattsburgh. Bergman also went the route and surrendered four hits.

The Cardinals broke a 1-all tie in the bottom of the fifth when Gus Terry doubled and Matt Duquette slugged a two-run homer.

Jared Jarvis drove in the Expos’ lone run with a single.

In Game 2, Bergman and Steve Cross each rapped two singles and a double for Meron’s/Renzi’s (13-7), which wrapped up second place in the American Divison.

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