Windsor’s Wrighter shuts down Norwich


Windsor 6, Norwich 1

NORWICH – Windsor's Nate Wrighter beat Norwich with his bat earlier in the week, then took his turn on the mound to beat the Tornado with his arm in Friday's road victory.

Wrighter fanned 10 NHS batters in six innings of work to get the victory. Wrighter had eight of those strikeouts through the first three innings.

The Black Knights broke a scoreless tie with five runs in the fourth. After a one-out single and a Norwich error, Jonah Bennett and Wrighter contributed RBI singles.

Wrighter, Jake Conroy, Noah Zakrajsek, and Josh McCafferty all had two hits in the win.

Norwich's Kevin Porack had two hits and one run scored, and Jake Walsh picked up an RBI drawing a bases-loaded walk.

Norwich (1-12) plays at Chenango Valley Tuesday.

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Nate Wrighter (W), Centorani (7) and Noah Zakrajsek. John Predmore (L), Kevin Porack (4) and Nick Murphy. Triples: (W) Josh McCafferty.

Otselic Valley 11, DeRuyter 9

DERUYTER – Otselic Valley rallied from an 8-1 deficit after four innings to defeat DeRuyter Friday for its first win of the season.

Peter Kalin, Garrett Forrest, Jonah VanVoorhis, and Matthew Neal all had hits in a two-run seventh inning to break a 9-9 tie. The Vikings jumped back into the game with back-to-back four-run frames in the fifth and sixth.

"We never gave up and we stormed back," said OV coach Jacob Preston. "I'm proud of these boys."

Connor Smith pitched five innings – the first three and the final two – giving up no earned runs for the victory.

Titus Reichard, VanVoorhis, and Matt Neal all had two RBI in the win. Neal, VanVoorhis, and Smith finished with two hits as well.

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Connor Smith, Jonah VanVoorhis (4), Smith (6) and Tanner Costa, Garrett Forrest (4). C. Thomas, W. Juddson (6), Z. Way (7) and Wiesing, Zinn (2). Doubles: (D) Phelps, Marshall.

Unadilla Valley 8, Delhi 4

DELHI – Behind a perfect day at the plate from senior Dakota Kolvik, Unadilla Valley won its second straight game Friday.

Kolvik doubled twice in a 4-for-4 day driving in two runs, while Brendan Brooker added two hits and two RBI.

Pitchers Brooker, Mitch Strom, and Austin Taylor combined to hold the Delhi hitters to six hits. "We didn't have any pitchers with proper rest, so I thought we did a good job piecing the pitching together," said UV coach Eileen Lawyer.

UV opened up its lead with four runs in the second. An error on Cory Lamb's hard groundball scored Conor Pope with the first tally. Kolvik doubled in Lamb and Jed Parker, and Brooker's double scored Kolvik to make it a 6-2 game. "The boys put together another good effort to win our second game," Lawyer said. "Everyone's contributing right now."

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