Afton 16, Oxford 3
OXFORD – Mike Muller pitched five strong innings for Afton, who defeated Oxford for the second straight day yesterday afternoon.
In a near replica of Wednesday’s win, Afton burst to a big lead at the start scoring five runs, and padded the advantage in the middle innings. Muller allowed two hits striking out nine and leaving with a 13-2 lead. “The last two days, we’ve struggled to get the third out,” said Oxford coach Chris Palmer. “Afton has capitalized both days.”
Paul Hamilton had three hits and six RBI to lead the Crimson Knights. Adam Rupakus had two hits and four runs scored, and Corey Mohrein went 2-for-2.
Oxford hosts Bainbridge-Guilford on Friday.
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Derrick Head (L) Smolcnop (5), Ryan Moore (7) and Moore, Adam Pierson (7). Mike Muller (W), Chris Anthony (6) and Dylan Wilson. Doubles: (O) D. Head, (A) Hamilton.
Delhi 8, Unadilla Valley 7
DELHI – Sean Kline tripled with the bases loaded to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh, and Kline scored on a throwing error to end the game and give the Bulldogs a comeback win.
UV did all of its offensive damage in the first four innings with five triples en route to a 7-4 lead. Zach Montgomery tripled twice and drove in one run, and Brett Smith had two hits and one RBI.
Travis Conklin pitched six innings for the Storm allowing two earned runs and striking out nine. He received a no decision. “We just couldn’t score over the last three innings,” said UV coach Tom Locke, who said his team went down in order in the fifth, sixth, and seventh innings.
UV hosts Delhi today.
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Roger Homer, Andrew Hannigan (4,W) and Josh Sikora. Travis Conklin, Dylan Webb (7, L) and Zach Montgomery. Doubles: (D) Shawn Neumann. Triples: (UV) Montgomery 2, Webb, Brett Smith, Mike Fitch. (D) Sean Kline.
Sidney 7, Greene 2
SIDNEY – Sidney scored five in the opening inning collecting five of its six hits, and beat the Trojans for the second straight day.