Big second inning lifts UV past Sidney; G-MU wins first game


Unadilla Valley 12, Sidney 7

NEW BERLIN – An eight-run second inning for Unadilla Valley carried it to its second win of the season Monday.

The Storm (2-3) had five hits during the second and combined that with numerous base on balls and hit batters to forge an 8-3 lead. Kurt Haycook had two hits and two RBI in the second, and finished 3-for-4. Dakota Kolvik reached base safely in all five of his trips to the plate scoring four runs, and Brandon Kuhn was 2-for-3.

Nate Shackleton picked up the win scattering 10 hits and consistently pitching out of trouble. “He had five errors behind him, too, but he won some battles and pitched out of trouble all game,” said UV coach Tom Locke.

The Storm play at Hancock Wednesday.

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Nate Shackleton (W) and Kyle King. Jordan Constable (L), Gorshack (2) and Patrick Vibbard. Doubles: (UV) Dakota Kolvik, Brandon Kuhn, (S) A. Ruling.

G-MU 7, Franklin 4

COPES CORNERS – G-MU won for the first time in four starts this season riding the strong pitching of Jason Barrows Monday.

Barrows fanned 16 and took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. Still, an unearned run for Franklin in the third stood up until G-MU broke out with four runs in the fourth.

Nate O’Hara had an RBI sacrifice fly and Chris Cole added an RBI double in the fourth. Tim French led G-MU’s batters with a 2-for-3 day with one RBI and two runs.

“We were getting guys on base early in the game, but never took advantage,” said G-MU coach Rick Parsons. “We haven’t been getting the timely hits, but we got those in the fourth and fifth innings today.”

G-MU (1-3) hosts Morris Wednesday.

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Jason Barrows (W) and Austin Burnside. Alex Brownell (L), Austin McCall (6) and Billy Davis. Double: (G) Nate O’Hara, Chris Cole.

Otselic Valley 5, Madison 4 (10 innings)

MADISON – Otselic Valley outlasted Madison in 10 innings as Greg DeRochie’s double – his only hit of the game – scored Waturu Sakamoto with the winning run.

OV senior pitcher Trevor Marston locked down the Madison batting lineup from the moment he stepped on the bump. Marston pitched five innings of no-hit relief for the win striking out 10 and walking none. “It was not our best game on the base paths and we made some mental errors, but we grouped together and put a bat on the ball when it counted,” said Vikings coach Jacob Preston.

Jon Liuzzo had two RBI for the Vikes (2-2), and Travis Sheldon along with Sakamoto had two hits apiece and one RBI.

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