Zach Lareau, Kyle Erickson and Caleb Keysor accounted for two hits each for Saranac, with Keysor getting a triple and Erickson a double.
Josh Rabideau paced Northeastern Clinton with three hits, while Kevin Sousa, Kyle McCarthy and Garrett Begore added two each. Sousa and losing pitcher Marcus Lefebvre rapped doubles.
Lefebvre and reliever Mason Letourneau combined for nine strikeouts.
Saranac held a 7-2 lead before Northeastern Clinton scored one in the fifth and two in the bottom of the seventh on Begore’s two-run single to pull to within one.
Begore then stole second but Barber struck out the game’s final batter to preserve the win.
Saranac 7, Northeastern Clinton 6
Saranac 203 020 0 — 7 9 2
N. Clinton 111 010 2 — 6 11 2
Barber and Goslin. Lefebvre, Letourneau (5) and Rabideau. WP- Barber. LP- Lefebvre. 2B- Erickson (Sar), Barber (Sar), Sousa (NCCS), Lefebvre (NCCS). 3B- Keysor (Sar).
PLATTSBURGH 14, SARANAC LAKE 7
PLATTSBURGH — A high-scoring game at South Acres Field featured 10 extra-base hits, including four home runs.
Nate Emery led the Hornets with three hits, while Rob Hartman, Dan Hartman and Robby Knowles added two each in a 14-hit attack.
Knowles, Emery and Shawn Courson hit home runs, while Rob Hartman added a triple. Four other Plattsburgh players had doubles.
Nicholas Bayruns, Bradley Shumway, Logan Wood, Connor Trim and Derek Thurber all rapped out two hits for the Red Storm. Bayruns’ two hits were a home run and double.
Jack Tolosky was the winning pitcher, and Trent Fitzgerald took the loss.
Plattsburgh held a 7-5 lead when it broke the game open with seven runs in the sixth.
Plattsburgh 14, Saranac Lake 7
S. Lake 201 020 2 — 7 10 3
PHS 204 107 x — 14 14 4
Fitzgerald, Rice (6), Shumway (6), N. McCabe (6) and Gunther. Tolosky, Whalen (5) and Maston. WP- Tolosky. LP- Fitzgerald. Sv- Whalen. 2B- Bayruns (SL), Manchester (PHS), Maston (PHS), D. Hartman (PHS), Emery (PHS). 3B- R. Hartman (PHS). HR- Knowles (PHS), Emery (PHS), Courson (PHS).