Tuesday, May 11, 2010

'Burgh baseball vaults to one-half game lead in Colonial

TROY -- The Lansingburgh Knights erupted for 13 hits and moved into first place in the Colonial Council baseball standings with a 13-7 victory over visiting Ravena on Monday.
The victory pushed the Knights’ league record to 11-1 and, coupled with Schalmont’s loss to Voorheesville, moved them into first place in the Colonial, one-half game ahead of 10-1 Schalmont.
Lansingburgh (11-4 overall) travels to Schalmont on Wednesday.
Mark Tracy drove in three runs for Lansingburgh with a double and two singles and Frank Castiglione doubled twice and Jared Nash, Jake Luce and Bobby Guild all had two singles and one RBI for the Knights.
Mark Paigo had two hits for Ravena (3-9, 3-10).
Voorheesville 8, Schalmont 6: The Blackbirds (5-6, 8-7) scored six times in the third inning to build a 7-1 lead, then held off the 12-3 Sabers the rest of the way.
Schalmont’s Joe Bergani had a double earlier, then hit a two-run homer in the seventh, followed by Hoe Amorosi’s solo homer but the Sabers fell short.
Ryan Duncan had three hits for Voorheesville and during the big third inning, Mike Chiseri stroked a two-run single and Anthony Scaccia added a two-run double. He then scored on Colin McVee’s squeeze bunt.
Watervliet 5, Cobleskill-Richmondville 3: The Cannoneers (3-8, 3-11) rallied for four runs in the final inning to pull out the Colonial Council victory.
Ryan Manning highlighted the uprising with a two-run triple and scored an insurance run on an error. He had an RBI-double earlier.
Losing pitcher Scott Knoxon had a double and single for C-R (2-9, 2-12).
Mechanicville 10, Cohoes 3: Josh Coreno hit RBI doubles in the fourth and fifth innings and Adam Kraszewski added a pair of singles for the Red Raiders (8-3, 10-4) in a Colonial Council victory.
Paul Farley doubled and singled for the Tigers (3-9, 4-12).
Amsterdam 8, Bishop Maginn 3: Brandon Eutermarks singled twice and scored two runs for the Rams (4-7) in a Big 10 Conference victory over the Golden Griffins (2-9, 2-12).
Hoosick Falls 21, Tamarac 5: Mike Brewster hit a pair of doubles and drove in four runs for the Panthers (8-2, 10-3) in the Wasaren League victory over the Bengals.
Cody LaFlamme added a double, two singles and four runs scored for the Panthers.
Waterford 22, Doane Stuart 2: Josh White, Mark Cahrenger and Dylan Gardner all went 4-for-4 and Ryan Hardy added a three-run home run for the Fordians (7-2, 7-4) in a CHVL victory over Doane Stuart.

Lansingburgh 4, Ravena 2: Sam Woitkoski tossed a six-hitter and Meg Volz stroked three singles, scoring twice and driving in one run, to pace the Knights.
Sam Mattey added a triple for ‘Burgh (6-3, 8-5), while Britney Lintner had a double, triple and two RBIs for Ravena (5-4, 8-6).
Cohoes 3, Voorheesville 1: Bailie Tetrault’s two-RBI fielder’s choice highlighted a three-run fifth inning as the Tigers (8-1) earned a Colonial Council victory over the Blackbirds (4-9, 4-6).
Alex Remillard added an RBI single to the winners’ attack. Kelsey DeZalia had two singles for Voorheesville.
Mechanicville 16, Schalmont 4: Shannon McBride went 3-for-5 with four runs scored, including a two-run home run, in a Colonial Council victory for the Red Raiders (10-0, 12-2) over the Sabres (4-6, 6-7).
McBride also struck out 11 Schalmont batters to earn the win in the pitcher’s circle.
For Mechanicville, Kelsey Hines hit a home run and Alysa Russell went 4-for-4 with a triple and three singles.
Schuylerville 10, Greenwich 2: Mikayla Wells went 4-for-4 at the plate and struck out 13 Greenwich batters in a Wasaren League victory for the Black Horses (6-3).
Katie Andrews collected two hits for the Witches (4-6).
Hoosic Valley 13, Granville 0: Morgan Anderson pitched a two-hit shutout, walking just one, and Jenna Kyer and Eileen Farrell both went 4-for-4 for the Indians (5-5, 7-6).
Kyer had a double and three singles, scored three runs and drove in one, while Farrell singled four times and drove in two. Stephanie Lonzcak drove in three runs with a double and two singles and scored three runs.
Hoosick Falls 4, Tamarac 0: The Panthers scored four runs in the sixth inning to break open a pitcher’s duel on the way to a Wasaren League victory.
Hoosick Falls took advantage of two Tamarac errors and had three of its four hits in the sixth inning to score four runs. Shelby Jones’ two-run single was the key hit in the rally. Winning pitcher Rachel Quackenbush threw a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts.
Maple Hill 10, Hudson 0: Sierra Pizzola tossed a complete game three-hitter and went 3-for-4 at the plate for the Wildcats (5-6, 6-7) in a Patroon Conference victory over the Bluehawks.
Loudonville Christian 9, New Lebanon 0: Alex Rollis pitched a one-hitter and struck out nine for the Eagles in a CHVL victory over the Tigers (2-8).
Stephanie Zaloom went 3-for-3 with three runs scored for Loudonville Christian (11-1, 11-2).
Waterford 18, Doane Stuart 3: Aimee Lefebvre and Christina Wilson hit home runs and Katie McGreevy tripled for the Lady Fordians (9-2, 9-3) in a CHVL victory over the Thunder Chicks (0-11).
Mandy Schott singled and drove in a run for Doane Stuart.
Berlin 6, Emma Willard 5: The Mountaineers scored four runs in the early three innings and held on for the Central Hudson Valley League victory.
Vicki Mueller drove in three runs with a pair of singles for the Mountaineers (6-5, 7-8) while Erin Berschwinger scattered seven hits for the win.
Hannah Bower tripled and doubled, scoring twice, for Emma Willard (3-7, 3-7).

Girls Lacrosse
Shenendehowa 11, Burnt Hills 4: The Lady Plainsmen scored a Suburban Council victory over the Spartans.
Niskayuna 12, Shaker 11: Kayla Treanor scored the game-winner with 3:43 left in the game to lift the Silver Warriors to a Suburban Council victory.
Saratoga Springs 16, Ballston Spa 5: Sarah Campbell and Julia Sirianni scored four goals apiece for the Blue Streaks (8-4, 8-6) in the Suburban Council victory over the Scotties.

Boys Lacrosse
Ballston Spa 9, Saratoga Springs 7: Troy Gargiulo scored six goals for the Scotties (5-7) in a Suburban Council victory over the Blue Streaks (5-7).

Girls Track
Colonie wins three sweeps trio: Kyle Plante won both hurdles for Colonie and the Garnet Raiders took eight other events as the Raiders whipped host Averill Park (123-57), Bethlehem (120-57) and Mohonasen (122-55)
Colonie’s Kristina Longe won the 400 in 1:02.20, beating Bethlehem’s Arianna Sokaris by six-tenths of one second.
Bethlehem beat Averill Park and Mohonasen, while Averill Park averted a whitewash by beating Mohon, 93-83.

Saratoga sweeps trio: Saratoga’s versatile standout Madalayne Smith won three events as the Blue Streaks posted Suburban Council victories over host Columbia, (116-63), Niskayuna (123-55) and Shenendehowa (108-68).
Smith captured the 100-meter dash in 12.4, the 100 hurdles in14.3 and the long jump with a taping of 15 feet, 9½ inches.
Smith’s teammate Margaret McDonald won both the 800 (2:19.2) and the 1500 (4:43.1).
And Smith’s 7th-grade sister Estela won the triple jump with an effort of 35-10¼ .
Shen beat Columbia and Niskayuna and Columbia downed Nisky.
Shen’s Samantha Kosa won the shot put with a heave of 37 feet and also threw the discus 114-6 to win that event.
Columbia’s Anna Boughtwood won the 200 (26.2) and the 400 (1:00.5).

Boys Tennis
Bethlehem 9, Averill Park 0: Bethlehem finished the Suburban Council season with an 11-0 record and will start the Section II Class AA playoffs this afternoon as the No. 1 seed.

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