Oneonta 9, Norwich 0
NORWICH – Oneonta showed Norwich Thursday night why it is one of the best baseball teams in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.
Connor Young held the Norwich bats in check pitching a five-hit shutout, and he was supported by a lineup that banged out 14 hits, eight of those in the first two innings to create a 5-0 lead. “Oneonta has an outstanding record (15-1), and the way they played today is indicative of the type of team they have,” said Norwich coach John Martinson.
Sean Getman tripled for Oneonta finished 3-for-4 with three RBI. Chris Pindar contributed a pair of hits and two RBI. “Oneonta played outstanding defense tonight, and they have fantastic pitching,” Martinson said. “My utmost respect goes to their team and coaching staff.”
Nick McCullough had two hits for Norwich.
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Connor Young (W) and Zach Pidgeon. Ben Barnes (L) Nate Winans (3) Dennis Oralls (7) and Thomas Kalicicki. Doubles: (O) David Wright, Chris Pindar. (N) Matt Antonowicz. Triples: (O) Sean Getman.
Edmeston 14, Unadilla Valley 10
NEW BERLIN – Edmeston let an 8-2 lead get away, but recovered over the final two innings to beat rival Unadilla Valley Thursday in a non-league game.
After the Storm scored seven runs in the fifth to take a 10-8 lead, the Panthers scored three in the top of the sixth. An error after two walks and a basehit tied the game, and Nate Truax had an RBI single to give Edmeston the lead. “We have four games this week, and the guys we had on the mound tonight have not pitched a lot of innings,” said UV coach Tom Locke. “We also didn’t play good defense behind our pitchers.”
Brett Smith was 3-for-4 on the UV side with a two-run triple and three total RBI.
The Panthers’ Zak Ruffles was also 3-for-4, and he scored four runs.
UV plays at Delhi today.
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Brandon Kline, Blake Pavelka (5, W) and Clayton Hawes. Justin Hofer, Kurt Haycook (3), Nate Shackelton (6, L) and Zach Montgomery, Brandon Miles (5). Triples: (UV) Brett Smith, (E) Zak Ruffles, Tom Parker.
G-MU 18, Worcester 4
COPES CORNERS – G-MU jumped on Worcester from the outset scoring at least two runs in each of the first four innings on its way to a blowout win Thursday.
Brenden Zucchi had his best game of the season. Zucchi was 4-for-4 with three doubles and three runs driven in to lead the Raiders.
DeMario Reed pitched five innings for the victory giving up just one run and two hits. He struck out six and walked one.