Norwich again hurt by slow start


Seton Catholic Central 10, Norwich 4

BINGHAMTON – For the second time in three games, a bad start conspired against Norwich’s victory hopes.

Seton Catholic Central scored all 10 of its runs in the first inning Monday afternoon to defeat the Tornado for the second time this season.

Neil McCormack’s two-run triple highlighted the Saints’ opening inning. “If you had seen us from the second inning on, you would have thought we won the game,” said Norwich coach Rich Turnbull. “We looked really bad in the first inning. We had four errors, and (Seton) did hit the ball well. It was a perfect storm.”

Rob Wheeler had a two-run single in the second inning for Norwich, and Colby Griffin finished 2-for-4 with a run scored in the loss. NHS pitcher Cody Graves closed with five shutout innings.

Norwich hosts Windsor Wednesday.

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Cody Graves (L) and John Yacano. David George (W), Matt Ogozoly and Connor Ligeikis, Tyler Krowiak (6).

Afton 18, Oxford 8

OXFORD – Josh Davy capped a nine-run opening inning for Afton with a three-run triple as the Crimson Knights stunned host Oxford Monday afternoon.

Davy led Afton three three hits, four RBI, and three runs scored. Afton lead-off hitter Connor Graven-Briggs added three hits and four runs scored.

Andrew Golden, Richard Ryan, and Kevin Davis all had two RBI for Oxford, and Matt Moore went 3-for-4.

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Joe Devona (W) and Ben Shearer. Richard Ryan (L), Matt Moore (4), Golden (6), Kyle Crawford (7) and Matt Moore, Crawford (4), Moore (6).

Hancock 24, G-MU 1

COPES CORNERS – Mike Cannon and Mike Thomson had four hits apiece for Hancock, who rolled past G-MU Saturday.

Eli Holton had three hits and three RBI in the win, and Tyler Phillips collected three hits.

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