PLATTSBURGH — A dropped ball off the bat of Mike Bordeau in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Meron’s Expos a 4-3 walk-off win against the 4th Ward Athletics Sunday in a Champlain Valley Baseball League quarterfinal.
Blake Gautreau and Bryce Gautreau led the Expos with two base knocks apiece, while relief pitcher Billy Davis notched the pitching win.
Davis fanned six in 3.2 innings of work, allowing one run on five hits and three walks.
Russell Gallo, Luke Carpenter and Cam Cassidy all finished with two hits in the Athletics’ lineup.
Meron’s Expos 4, 4th Ward Athletics 3
Athletics 200 000 1 — 3 11 3
Expos 021 000 1 — 4 7 1
Kramer, Cassidy (4) and Carpenter. Bergman, Davis (4) and Bell. WP- Davis. LP- Cassidy.
LYON MOUNTAIN 5
LYON MOUNTAIN — DJ Barber’s two-run single in the Miners’ four-run fifth frame helped blow the game open and send Lyon Mountain to the semifinals.
Kris Chase recorded two hits, including an RBI single for the Miners, and Keller Kowalowski added an RBI double in the first inning.
Lyon Mountain’s Ethan King pitched a complete game, struck out nine batters and allowed just one run on three hits and two walks.
Nate Welch and Evan Keegan both notched doubles to boost the Lightning’s offense.
Lyon Mountain 5, Adirondack 1
Adirondack 000 001 0 — 1 3 0
Lyon Mountain 100 040 X — 5 5 0
Marlowe and Welch. King and Coty. WP- King. LP- Marlowe. 2B- Kowalowski (LM), Welch (A), Keegan (A) .
PEABODY’S 0 (5)
CHAMPLAIN — The Rockies showcased plenty of offense against the Padres.
Caleb Keysor blasted a two-run homer in the first inning to get the ball rolling for Champlain, which finished with 12 hits as a team.
The Rockies’ Dalton Castine (3) and Adam Goldfarb (2) combined for five hits.
Champlain pitcher Alex Lafountain fanned six at the plate in four innings and gave up just two base knocks to Peabody’s.
Champlain 11, Peabody’s 0 (5)
Peabody’s 000 00 — 0 2 2
Champlain 322 4X — 11 12 1
Norton and Rivers. Lafountain, LaBarge (4) and Davison, McDonough (5). WP- Lafountain. LP- Norton. 2B- Sousa (C), Welch (C), Goldfarb (C). 3B- Goldfarb (C), Castine (C), Davison (C), Keysor (C). HR- Keysor (C).