Windsor rallies to beat Norwich

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Baseball

Windsor 9, Norwich 6

NORWICH – Norwich was unable to protect its early advantage, and two errors in the sixth inning helped Windsor take the lead for good in Wednesday’s game for the Purple Tornado.

“We did a lot of good things, but the first time out, the tale of the tape was that we made three errors, and they made none,” said Norwich coach John Martinson.

With Norwich clinging to a one-run lead entering the sixth, Brandon Kimble had a one-out double to start the inning. After a walk and a throwing error scored the first run, David Goetz’s two-run single tied the game. Goetz would eventually come around to score on another fielding error.



Norwich put all of its offense together in the first two innings with back-to-back three-run frames. Mackay Hotaling finished 2-for-4 with four RBI and a triple. Christian Hotaling added two hits and one RBI.

Norwich hosts Chenango Forks on Monday.

Wind. 041 004 0 9 8 0

NHS 330 000 0 6 9 3

Dave Goetz , Aaron Backo (2), Lucas VanZandt (5, W), Jake Doolittle (7) and Don Hunsinger. Chris Hotaling (L), Mackay Hotaling (7) and Thomas Kalicicki. Doubles: (N) Josh Borfitz, (W) Brandon Kimble. Triples: (N) M. Hotaling, (W) Hunsinger.

McGraw 9, Otselic Valley 3

SOUTH OTSELIC – Otselic Valley made a much better showing, said head coach Dave Loomis, but was facing much better opposition as the Vikes fell to 0-3 on the season.

“We played better in the field and made better decisions,” Loomis said. “It was a pretty good game. After the first inning, they hit the ball quite well.”

Austin Chambers had a two-run triple for McGraw, and Chris Torress along with Aaron Hitt finished with 2-for-3 days at the plate.

McG. 012 303 0 9 9 2

OVa. 101 010 0 3 6 4

Cody Brown (W) and Doug Medler. Dylan Comfort (L) and Adam Monroe. (M) Torres, Hitt, Kenyon, triples: (M) Chambers.

Sidney 26, Oxford 4

OXFORD – Sidney scored 12 runs in the third inning to break away from the Blackhawks in Wednesday’s game.

After a series of walks and basehits, Andy Kozak’s three-run double keyed the dozen-run third for the Warriors.

Tanner Westcott led Sidney with three hits and two RBI, and winning pitcher Nate McDonald added two hits and three ribbies. Number eight hitter, Trevor McPherson, scored four runs in the win.


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