Marauders come up one run shy


Mt. Markham 6, S-E 5

WEST WINFIELD – Sherburne-Earlville scored two runs in the seventh to force extra innings, but came up on the short side in an eight-inning loss to Mount Markham Thursday.

S-E rallied in the seventh as Mike Wilson and Cory Musician reached base safely. Mike Squires’ RBI groundout cut the margin to 5-4, and Musician came around to score on a dropped third strike.

In the eighth, S-E recorded just one out before a Mustangs single to right field with two runners in scoring position ended the game.

“There was a slight glimmer of S-E baseball for about three or four innings where we played really well,” said S-E coach Brian Hicks. “We just had three or four costly mistakes.”

Matt Piazzi had two hits – both doubles – and one RBI for S-E, and Musician scored two runs.

S-E 000 120 20 5 7 5

MM 202 010 01 6 11 2

Mike Wilson, Joe Moses (6, L) and Jake Bohnert. Lasby, Legbie (6, W) and Perry. Doubles: (M) Thomas, Roberts. (SE) Matt Piazzi (2), Derrick Ferris, Jobie Gage.

Deposit 6, Oxford 4

DEPOSIT – The margin of error was slim for Oxford on Thursday, who fell in a road game with Deposit on Thursday.

Deposit broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the bottom of the fifth. One of Oxford’s two errors in the game followed up a walk, and Evan Thomas’ single scored the go-ahead run. Tanner Sexton followed that with a two-run single.

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