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July 1, 2013

Miners sweep to CVBL pennant

LYON MOUNTAIN — The Lyon Mountain Miners made short work of the Fourth Ward Timberjaxx on Sunday and wrapped up the regular-season championship in the Champlain Valley Baseball League.

The Miners (10-2) needed only five innings in each game for an 11-1 and 15-3 sweep.

In the first game, Lyon Mountain was led offensively by Tory Bouyea with two doubles and a single, Kyle Kowalowski a single and triple, Reilly Lawless a double and single, and Justin Besaw a triple.

David Waldron allowed three hits and went the five innings to improve his season pitching record to 6-0. All three hits came in the first and were singles by Austin Bradish, Aaron Goldfarb and Andrew Price.

In the second game, the Miners held a 5-1 lead when they scored 10 runs in the fourth.

Scott Baker rapped out three hits and drove in three runs for Lyon Mountain, while Lawless added a home run, single and two RBI, Bouyea two hits and Kyle Kowalowski a triple.

Winning pitcher Justin Besaw took a no-hitter into the fifth when he allowed a leadoff single to Jimmy Knight. Goldfarb then rapped a two-run single later in the inning for the Timberjaxx (3-10).

Miners 11, Timberjaxx 1 (5)

Timberjaxx 100 00 — 1 3 2

Miners 242 21 — 11 10 0

Rock and Bradish. Waldron and K. Kowalowski. 2B- Bouyea (M) 2, Lawless (M). 3B- K. Kowalowski (M), Besaw (M).

Miners 15, Timberjaxx 3 (5)

Timberjaxx 100 02 — 3 2 1

Miners 131 (10)x — 15 12 2

Bradish, Price (4) and Merrill. Besaw and K. Kowalowski. WP- Besaw. LP- Bradish. 3B- K. Kowalowski (M). HR- Lawless (M).

CARDINAL 3, A’s 0A’s 4, CARDINALS 2 (8)

PLATTSBURGH — Winning pitcher Tom Neale struck out 11 and went six scoreless innings in the opener. Joe Kirkpatrick took the loss.

Alex LaFountain rapped an RBI single in the second inning for the Fourth Ward Cardinals, Frank Buksa an RBI double in the third, and Buksa scored on an error in the fifth.

Joe Tolosky and Nate Durkee also doubled for the Cardinals.

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