PERU -- Jon Edwards scattered six hits and struck out eight hitters over eight innings as Plattsburgh took advantage of eight Peru errors to record a 7-4 extra-inning victory Thursday afternoon in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action.

Peru (6-8) jumped out of the gate early tallying four times in the first inning. With one out, Will Flynn and Alec Currier rapped back-to-back singles, with Currier's single getting past the Plattsburgh outfielder allowing Flynn to score all the way from first base.

Following an out, Ryan Bishop followed with a two-run homer to increase the Indians lead to 3-0. Rob Holdridge followed with a single, advanced to second on a passed ball and scored on a single by Justin Murphy.

After that, Edwards held the Indians to just one hit until he came out after the eighth inning.

"Jon (Edwards) really settled in after that first inning," Peru head coach Brian Marino said. "He really kept us off balance after the first. He made some adjustments and our hitters didn't."

PHS (10-3) closed the gap to 4-1 when David Latulipe singled up the middle, advanced to second on an error and came around to score on a single by Patrick Shaughnessy.

The Hornets tied the game in the seventh combining a pair of walks, a single and three Peru errors to score three times.

Mack Kilkeary led off the inning with a walk. After Jared Murphy reached on an error with one out, Peru threw a pick-off attempt down the right-field line allowing Kilkeary to score and Murphy to move to second.

Losing pitcher Aaron Tenbuuren walked Brandon Hatch and was replaced by Flynn. Shaughnessy ripped a single to score Murphy and cut the Peru lead to 7-6. Flynn got the next batter to pop out and Peru first basemen Matt Leta made a diving stop on the next batter but his toss to first was dropped allowing Hatch to score and Shaughnessy to move to third.

Alec Currier relieved Flynn and on his third pitch, Shaughnessy was tagged out attempting to steal home.

Peru had an opportunity in the eighth inning as Leta hit a two-out double, but Edwards struck out his final batter of the day to end the threat.

In the ninth, Plattsburgh took advantage of a couple of poor Peru throws to score three times on one play. With one out, Murphy walked and Hatch reached on an error to set the stage for the Hornets. Shaughnessy drilled his third hit of the game, a single that the Peru outfielder dove for, allowing Murphy to score, and the throw home was errant allowing Hatch to score. Shaughnessy was running all the while and the the throw to third was mishandled allowing the speedy senior to score the Hornets final run.

"Teams have to show up and play a full game against Plattsburgh," Marino said. "They are a well-coached team and seemed to take advantage of every opportunity we gave them. We just gave them too many extra outs today."

Justin Murphy and Kevin Kilkeary singled to lead off the ninght inning against Joe Kirkpatrick, but the sophomore hurler retired the next three batters, including two by strikeout.

Tenbuuren finished with 10 strikeouts in a losing effort for Peru.


PHS 7, Peru 4

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Peru400 000 000 -- 4 8 8

Edwards, Kirkpatrick (9) and Hatch. Tenbuuren, Flynn (7), Currier (7) and Currier, Tenbuuren (7). WP- Edwards, LP- Currier, Sv.- Kirkpatrick. 2B- Leta (Peru). HR- Bishop (Peru).

Saranac 11,

Saranac Lake 2

SARANAC -- The Division I-leading Chiefs (13-3, 12-2) rapped out six extra-base hits in defeating the Red Storm.

Bryan Tedford and Nick Desroches homered for Saranac, while Mark Eggleston added a triple and double. Shawn Tedford and Devon Klooster each doubled.

Richard Chase went three-for-three, while Eggleston and Bryan Tedford added two hits apiece as the Chiefs banged out 13 hits in all.

Kalob Drollette pitched well again in going the distance for the win as he struck out seven and walked just one.

Tyler Randig started and took the loss for Saranac Lake. Four Red Storm players had a hit each, with Dan Drake getting a RBI single.


Saranac 11, Saranac Lake 2

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Saranac 302 321 x -- 11 13 1

Randig, Mauler (4), Rogers (6) and DeMarco. Drollette and Eggleston, Cross (5). WP- Drollette. LP- Randig. 2B- Eggleston (Sar), S. Tedford (Sar), Klooster (Sar). 3B- Eggleston (Sar). HR- B. Tedford (Sar), Desroches (Sar).

B'town 11, NCCS 7

BEEKMANTOWN -- Allen Fessette ripped two doubles and drove in four runs as Beemantown record a come-from-behind win over Northeastern Clinton.

Trailing 3-0 in the first inning, Fessette keyed a four-run Beekmantown (10-6, 9-5) uprising with a bases-loaded double to drive in three runs.

With the score knotted at seven in the fifth inning, Fessette drilled an RBI double and Matt Morrison added a two-run single for the Eagles.

Winning pitcher Andrew Price struck out 10 and walked six in hurling a complete game. Brett Palmer and Cody Weaver both had two hits, including doubles for Beekmantown. Morrison finished with a pair of hits.

Brett Bosley ripped two hits for the Cougars, while Cory Trombley had a triple and Jon Fortin added a double. Ryan Amstrong suffered the loss in relief of starting pitcher Matt Brown.


Beekmantown 11, NCCS 7

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Btown400 340 x -- 11 11 3

Brown, Armstrong (2), Bosley (6) and Bosley, Armstrong (6). Price and Buksa. WP- Price. LP- Armstrong. 2B- Fessette (Beek) 2, Fortin (NCCS), Palmer (Beek), Weaver (Beek). 3B- Trombley (NCCS).

Seton Catholic 11,


PLATTSBURGH -- Matt Seymour struck out 16, walked two and allowed six hits in going the distance to lead the Knights (7-7) past Northern Adirondack.

Seton Catholic held a 5-2 lead before breaking the game open with six runs in the fifth.

Matt Seymour and Tanner Lecuyer paced the Knights with a single and double each, with Lecuyer finishing with three RBI. Ryan Barcomb also doubled.

Losing pitcher Ryan Harris, who struck out eight while pitching into the fifth inning, rapped a triple for the Bobcats.

Tyler Lavalley and Andrew McDonald each doubled for NAC, with Lavalley's two-bagger knocking in both runs for the Bobcats.


Seton Catholic 11, NAC 2

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Seton Catholic 210 260 x -- 11 8 2

Harris, Page (5) and Trudo. M. Seymour and Champagne. WP- M. Seymour. LP- Harris. 2B- McDonald (NAC), Lavalley (NAC), M. Seymour (SC), Lecuyer (SC), Barcomb (SC). 3B- Harris (NAC).

Ti, Moriah rained out

COOPERSTOWN -- The Ticonderoga-Moriah game scheduled to be played at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field was postponed on account of rain and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Moriah.

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