Norton, Markwica send Padres over Cubs

SARANAC — Jeff Norton threw four innings in relief, struck out seven and helped the Peabody's Padres defeat the Saranac Cubs 5-2 in Champlain Valley Baseball League play Tuesday.

Chris Markwica hit a double and finished with multiple hits to pace the Padres.

Austin Medeiros smacked a double and racked up multiple hits for the Cubs.

Peabody's Padres 5, Saranac Cubs 2

Peabody's Padres 221 000 0 — 5 8 2

Saranac Cubs 200 000 0 — 2 5 0

Rivers, Norton (3) and Markwica. Rasco and Tedford. WP- Rivers. LP- Rasco. SV- Norton. 2B- Markwica (P), A. Medeiros (C).

LYON MOUNTAIN MINERS 6

MERON'S EXPOS 2

PLATTSBURGH — After the Expos took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, the Miners responded with four runs in the bottom half of the inning to take a lead they would not relinquish.

Josh Juntunen tallied a double and had 2 RBIs, while Keller Kowalowski chipped in with two RBIs.

The Miners' Brad Fluery tossed a complete game, fanned four and surrendered eight hits.

Mike Bordeau had an RBI single and finished with multiple hits for the Expos.

Lyon Mountain Miners 6, Meron's Expos 2

Meron's Expos 100 000 1 — 2 8 5

Lyon Mountain Miners 410 001 X — 6 6 2

Bergman and Bell. Fleury and Kowalowski, Coty (4). WP- Fleury. LP- Bergman. 2B- J. Juntunen (LM), Demarco (ME), Knowles (ME).

4TH WARD CARDINALS 9

4TH WARD A'S 5

PLATTSBURGH — The 4th Ward Cardinals plated five runs in the fifth inning to take a 7-3 lead, their first lead of the game.

Ryan Whalen hit a two-run double in the Cardinals' big inning.

Andrew Kramer, who was the losing pitcher, and Ryan Criss each had two hits and a double for the Athletics.

4th Ward Cardinals 9, 4th Ward A's 5

4th Ward Cardinals 001 150 2 — 9 10 2

4th Ward A's 102 002 0 — 5 11 4

B. Champagne, Favreau (6) and Maston. Kramer and Carpenter. WP- B. Champagne. LP- Kramer. SV- Favreau. 2B- Kramer (A), Favreau (C) 2, Follmer (C), Whalen (C), Criss (A).