Norwich batsmen bounce back quickly
By Patrick Newell
Sun Sports Contributor
SIDNEY - Coming off an extra innings loss earlier in the week, Norwich led from its opening at-bat, and cruised to a 9-1 win at Sidney on Wednesday afternoon.
Starting pitcher Keegan Franklin tossed a complete game victory for Norwich.
Franklin fanned five, allowed six hits, and just a single run to the Warriors in the third inning.
“The players had great energy in the field and at the plate," said Norwich coach Donny Lawrence. "Coming off a tough loss in extra innings, these guys showed they were determined to show up and play today”
Torin Lawrence went 3-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored to lead NHS.
Josh Willis and Evan Sylstra also contributed 2-for-4 days at the plate. Sylstra also drove in a pair of runs.
Score by innings
NHS 113 211 0 9 9 3
Sidn 001 000 0 1 6 1
WP-Keegan Franklin, LP - D. Johnson. Doubles: (N) Josh Willis.
Unadilla Valley/G-MU 5, Walton 2
NEW BERLIN - Unadilla Valley-G-MU snapped a 2-2 tie with three runs in the bottom of the fifth en route to home victory over Walton on Thursday.
Cameron Osborne went 3-for-3 with two triples and two runs scored. Tim Postma added two hits and two RBI, while also pitching three strong innings of relief to earn the victory.
Score by innings R H E
Walt. 001 010 0 2 6 0
UV-G 002 030 x 5 8 1
Timmy (WP) and Emrich. H. Halstead (LP) and Backus-Wildey. Doubles: (UVG) Colin Grant and D. Fairchild. Triples: (UVG) Cameron Osborne 2. (W) C. Merwin.
Deposit/Hancock nips Greene
GREENE - Facing perennial state title contender Deposit-Hancock, Greene suffered its first loss of the season, 7-4, on Thursday.
The Eagles pulled away with two runs each in the sixth and seventh innings.
Laycee Drake went 3-for-4 with three runs scored to lead D-H.
Olivia Kennedy took the loss for Greene, but finished with 11 strikeouts, and allowed just five hits.
Deposit 2010022 7 5 3
Greene 0100030 4 5 4
DH – McCumber (W) and Weyrauck. Olivia Kennedy (LP) and McKenzie Scott. Doubles: (DH) Martin. Triples: (DH) Laycee Drake.
TRACK AND FIELD
Afton/Harpursville tops Greene boys and girls
GREENE - Afton/Harpursville took advantage of Greene's depleted lineup winning the boys' and girls' track meets on Wednesday.
A/H's boys earned an 83-22 victory, while the girls beat the Trojans 76-10.
Abram Parsons (3,200 meters) and Wyatt Ingraham (shot put) grabbed Greene's two victories on the boys' side.
Meanwhile, Lyla Beifeldt had two wins for the Trojans' girls winning the 100- and 400-meter hurdles.
“We were very proud of our kids," said Greene coach Dave Gorton. "They competed hard and we had several people get personal marks. We are a bit short-handed right now, but we think we will have more athletes ready to go next week.”
Score: Afton/Harpursville 83, Greene 22
400m relay: (AH) 48.8. 3,200m relay: (AH) 10:48.5. 110m hurdles: (AH) James Craig 19.4. 400m: (AH) Josh Powell 55.8. 100m: (AH) Luke Merrill 11.9. 400m hurdles: (HA) James Craig 1:11.9. 800m: (AH) Zach Pike 2:35.2. 200m: (AH) Merrill 25.7. 3,200m: (G) Abram Parsons, 12:47.8. 1,600m relay: (AH) 4:18.3. Long jump: (HA) Powell 16-8 1/4. High jump: (AH) Collin Sadler 4-8. Triple jump: (AH) Craig 31-11. Shot put: (G) Wyatt Ingraham 30-4. Discus: (AH) Rocco Adruini 86-7.
Score: Afton/Harpursville 76, Greene 10
400m relay: (AH) 1:03.6. 100m hurdles: (G) Lyla Biefeldt 22.2. 1,500m: (AH) Makayla Payne 5:57.9. 400m: (AH) Cassidy Hoyt 1:14.7. 100m: (AH) Makenna Lowe 14.9. 400m hurdles: (G) Biefeldt 1:39. 800m: (AH) Madison Fleming 2:58.6. 200m: (AH) Lowe 31.6. 3,000m: (AH) Payne 13:02.5. 1,600m relay: (AH) 5:41.2. High jump: (HA) Fleming 4-0. Shot put: (AH) Kayla Hoyt 18-3 1/4. Discus: (AH) Lila Lee 49-3.
Greene 3, Oxford 2
Greene 5, Deposit-Hancock 0
OXFORD - In a Route 12 matchup, Greene owned the singles matches, while Oxford ruled the doubles.
The difference was the Trojans' three singles team points, which led them to a one-point victory over the Blackhawks.
Maeric Barrows, Paige Estabrook, and Shane Rideout all won matches in straight sets for Greene.
Meanwhile, Oxford's doubles teams of Madalyn Barrows-Natalie Barrows, and Jill Finch-Jocie Finch also won in straight sets.
Thursday, the Trojans improved their mark to 4-0 on the season taking all five team points from Deposit-Hancock.
Not only did the Trojans win all five matches in straight sets, it was nearly a perfect performance as D-H picked up only two total games in the match.
Greene 3, Oxford 2 results
Singles: 1S: Maeric Barrows (Greene) d. John Rovente (Oxford) 6-0, 6-0. 2S: Paige Estabrook (Greene) d. Ehly Ethan (Oxford) 6-4, 6-2. 3S: Shane Rideout (Greene) d. Abby Denz (Oxford) 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles: 1D: Madalyn Barrows & Natalie Barrows (Oxford) d. Samantha Darling & Alex Boel (Greene) 6-3, 6-3. 2D: Jill Finch & Jocie Finch(Oxford) d. Billie Kinney & Paul Starliper(Greene) 6-3, 6-4.
Greene 5, Deposit-Hancock 0 results
Singles: 1S: Maeric Barrows (Greene) d. Diamond Proffitt 6-0, 6-0. 2S: Paige Estabrook (Greene) d. Sam Parkison 6-0, 6-2. 3S: Shane Rideout (Greene) d. Madison Schloss 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles: 1D: Samantha Darling & Alex Boel (Greene) d. Alexis Mead & Hannah Haines 6-0, 6-0. 2D: Riley Howerter & Nick Flynn (Greene) d. Davis Herzog & Stasia Todd 6-0, 6-0.
Sus Valley rolls past Norwich tennis
NORWICH - At Norwich on Tuesday, Susquehanna Valley picked up two forfeits from Norwich, and won four of the five matches contested to earn the 6-1 victory.
Nick Deady salvaged Norwich from a shutout loss with a victory at second singles. Deady bested Samar Dhillon, 9-6. Norwich third singles player, Grayson Boyer, nearly pulled off a victory as well dropping a 9-7 final to SV's Daniel Davies.
Singles: 1S: Isaac Spottek (Susquehanna Valley) d. Jonathan Ryan (Norwich) 9-0. 2S: Nicholas Deady (Norwich) d. Samar Dhillon (Susquehanna Valley) 9-6. 3S: Daniel Davies (Susquehanna Valley) d. Grayson Boyer (Norwich) 9-7. 4S: Jamison Cook (Susquehanna Valley) d. Donavan Gillen (Norwich) 9-0.
Doubles: 1D: Daniel Leighton & Evan Bronson (Susquehanna Valley) d. William Lindner & Alex Newman (Norwich) 9-6. 2D: Mason Mattias & Austin Bailey (Susquehanna Valley) won by forfeit. 3D: Justin Pensek & Chris Henderson (Susquehanna Valley) won by forfeit.
Greene 286, Deposit-Hancock 304
GREENE - At Genegantslet Golf Course Tuesday, Greene won for the third time in four matches this season beating visiting Deposit-Hancock.
Playing the front nine, Cooper Klumpp and Luke DeJager topped the Trojans' scorers. Klumpp shot a 51, and DeJager was one shot back at 52.
Deposit-Hancock's Nick Hazen topped his club firing a 52, and teammate Brennen Karcher shot a 53.
Greene hosts Delhi on Friday.
Chenango Forks 247, Norwich 270
NORTH NORWICH - At Canasawacta Country Club on Tuesday, Chenango Forks improved to 4-0 on the season beating the Purple Tornado linksters.
Max Marson shot a team-low 46 over the par-36 front nine, and Cooper Burton chipped in with a 54 for NHS. Norwich's record fell to 1-3 overall.
The Blue Devils' Trevor Warpus earned overall medalist honors shooting a 39.
(par-36 front nine at Canasawacta C.C.)
Norwich: Max Marson 46, Cooper Burton 54, Jacob Morris, Jacob Dowdall 57, Julien Smith 59.
Chenango Forks: Trevor Warpus 39, Ryan Locke 45, Brian Tye 49, Bradley Needells 52, T.J. Testa 62.