Mohawks snap 2-game losing streak

SAUGERTIES — The Amsterdam Mohawks snapped a two-game losing streak Thursday, defeating the Saugerties Stallions 11-5 at Cantine Memorial Veterans Field.

The Mohawks broke open a tied ballgame with a seven-run fifth innng.

Anthony Gonnella provided the big hit in the inning for Amsterdam with a 3-run home run to help put the game out of reach.

Liam Wilson also connected for a home run and a double for Amsterdam, while Eric Rivera and Dan Maynard doubled.

Amsterdam starter B Reitz struck out four and walked three in four innings of work, while the Stallions starter, M Jones struck out five and walked one but allowed eight runs on 10 hits in just over four innings of work.

Amsterdam will host Sautergies in a doubleheader tonight at Shuttleworth Park with the first game of Gloversville Night starting at 5 p.m. with fireworks folling the second game.

Amsterdam 11, Saugerties 5

Amsterdam 011 070 200 — 11 13 1

Saugerties 100 120 001 — 5 11 2

Reitz, Anderson (5), Bird (7), DeBrino (9) and Maynard; Jones, Hayner (5), Peterson (8), Lagravinese (9) and Power, Tuccillo

By Paul Wager

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