Press-Republican

April 23, 2013

Minerva/Newcomb squeezes Orange


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OLMSTEDVILLE — Minerva/Newcomb used some daring base-running to rally past visiting Indian Lake/Long Lake, 3-2 in eight innings, to remain unbeaten.

Makenzie Winslow’s steal of home staked Minerva-Newcomb (4-0) to a 1-0 lead after one inning. But Indian Lake/Long Lake (0-2)



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Scored twice in the top of the sixth on an error, a base on balls. Emma Gray’s RBI single and an outfield miscue.

The Mountaineers forced extra innings with a run in the bottom of the seventh. Cheyenne Williams reached on an infield single, stole second and took third on a fielder’s choice. With two outs, Williams scampered home on a passed ball to tie the contest.

Dakota Bennett singled to left in the eighth, stole second and went to third on Winslow’s infield hit. Bennett then dashed home with the winning run on an infield error.

There were only five hits in the game, but seven errors. Jazzmin Piraino singled for the Orange fifth.

Williams, who relieved starter Shelby Hogan in the seventh, picked up the victory. Emma Gray, despite striking out 10, was tagged with the loss.

Minerva-Newcomb 3, Ind/Long Lake 2

Ind/Long Lake 000 002 00 — 2 2 4

Min-Newcomb 100 000 11 — 3 3 3

Gray and Hamdan. Hogan, Williams (7) and Winslow. WP- Williams. LP- Gray.

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E’town-Lewis 30, Schroon Lake 18

ELIZABETHTOWN — Jasmin Barnes and Emma Disogra each rapped out three hits and drove in five runs to power the Lions to victory in a game featuring 45 walks and 14 errors.

Disogra belted a pair of triples while Barnes chipped in with two doubles. Kylee Cassavaugh added a double and a single and stole two more bases. Jennifer McGinn also contributed a pair of hits.

Brooke Wheeler and Amanda James each had two hits for the visitors with James getting a double.

Elizabethtown-Lewis scored 12 runs in the bottom of the first.

E’town-Lewis 30, Schroon Lake 18

Schroon Lake 100 385 1 — 18 8 8

E’town-Lewis (12)60 831 x — 30 11 6

Fiore, Wheeler (1), and Wisser. St. Denis, Mitchell (6), Barnes (7) and McGinn, Disogra (7). WP- St. Denis. LP- Fiore. 3b- Disogra (E-L), 2. 2b- Barnes (E-L), 2. Cassavaugh (E-L). James (SL).

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Keene 29, Wells 8

KEENE — Winning pitcher Tucker Geiger drove in six runs with three hits to lead host Keene (2-1) to victory.

Alex Dumas added a pair of singles and Vanessa Heald, a double. Keene scored 12 runs in the first to break it open.

Bobbi Jo Page went three-for-four for Wells while Sam Zemken added a double.

Keene 29, Wells 8

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Keene (12)91 124 x — 29 9 3

Stone, Brenan (2), Zemken (3) and Wood, Page (4). Geiger and McCabe. WP- Geiger. LP- Stone. 2b- Heald (K), Zemken (W).

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CROWN POINT 24, CHAZY 3

CHAZY — Alex Macey went 5-for-6 with a home run, a double and captured the win on the mound to lead the Panthers past the Eagles.

Macey finished with eight strikeouts on the mound.

Not to be outdone, Brittany Foote clubbed a pair of home runs for Crown Point and finished with six RBI. Ellen Kiely added a 3-for-3 performance with a triple and a double. Hunter Spaulding and Logan Harrington each finished with three hits.

Paige Barcomb suffered the loss for Chazy, but struck out six batters.

She also went 2-for-3 from the plate and had a double and an RBI. Brianna Rotella and Kallie McGrath each added a hit.

Crown Point 24, Chazy 3

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Chazy 000 000 3 — 3 4 6

A. Macey, Malone (6) and Booth. Barcomb and Thomas. WP- A. Macey. LP- Barcomb. 2B- Kiely (CP), A. Macey (CP), Barcomb (C). 3B- Kiely (CP). HR- A. Macey (CP), Foote (CP) 2.

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Willsboro 26, Westport 18

WILLSBORO — Alyson Arnold belted a three-run homer and added a two-run single to spur the Warriors on to their first victory in two outings.

Arnold finished with three hits. Stefanie Blanchard knocked in three runs with a triple and a single and Renee Marcotte brought in two with two hits.

Willsboro exploded for 15 runs in the fourth and then withstood a 10-run Westport seventh inning. There were 35 walks in the game.

Ellie Schwoebel slugged a two-run homer for Westport while Hannah Looby and Brendee Russell each drove in three runs with a pair of hits.

Kyli Swires was the winning pitcher while Russell was hit with the loss.

Willsboro 26, Westport 18

Westport 230 003 (10) — 18

Willsboro 530 (15)03 x — 26

WP- Swires. LP- Russell. HR- Schwoebel (We). Arnold (Wi). 3B- Blanchard (Wi).

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SARANAC 10, LAKE PLACID 4

SARANAC — The Chiefs were able to get some clutch pitching Monday, as they defeated the visiting Blue Bombers.

Kourtnie Campbell picked up the win for Saranac, pitching a complete game and recording seven strikeouts and only walking two.

“Kourtnie made some key strikeouts with runners on base,” Saranac coach Sam Campbell said. “We got big outs when we needed them.”

Summer Gillespie and freshman Brette Campbell each had two hits for the Chiefs, while teammate Tori Trim had the only double of the game.

“Both teams made a couple of early mistakes which accounted for some of the runs,” Campbell said. “We kind of scored a few to open it up later; we hit the ball well in key situations.”

Brooke Reid took the loss for Lake Placid, as she walked eight batters and struck out three. She also had two hits for her team offensively.

Saranac 10, Lake Placid 4

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Saranac 402 202 x — 10 7 3

Reed and Taylor, K. Campbell and B. Campbell. WP- Campbell. LP- Reid. 2B – Trim (Sar).