Wild win sends Canajoharie to Section II Class CC championship game

Wild win sends Canajoharie to Section II Class CC championship game

GLOVERSVILLE – After third-seeded Maple Hill staved off a sixth-inning rally by Canajoharie and tacked on a pair of runs in the top of the seventh, the second-seeded Cougars found themselves on the verge of elimination Monday from the Section II Class CC baseball tournament. However, the Cougars were not done. Canajoharie tied the game up with one out in the bottom of the seventh, before Tyler Montanye, who came on to pinch run for Kyler Peet, beat the throw back to the plate on a wild pitch to score the game-winner and put the Cougars in the Class CC…
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Troy’s Kennedy throws a no-hitter in Class A baseball quarterfinal

Troy’s Kennedy throws a no-hitter in Class A baseball quarterfinal

Mike Kennedy struck out 13 and fired a no-hitter in leading Troy to a 2-0 win over Albany Academy in a Class A quarterfinal Friday in the Section II Class A baseball quarterfinals. Kennedy threw just 80 pitches, 60 of them for strikes. He also singled and drove in a run for the Flying Horses. Geneo Savoca struck out nine for Albany Academy. Troy will face Mohonasen at 4 p.m. Monday at East Side Rec in Saratoga Springs. Mohonasen only got six hits, but produced more than twice that number of runs in a 13-4 win over La Salle. Marvin Hill was…
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Fonda-Fultonville cruises past Mechanicville in Section II Class B baseball quarterfinals

Fonda-Fultonville cruises past Mechanicville in Section II Class B baseball quarterfinals

MECHANICVILLE — There was still a long way to go, but veteran Fonda-Fultonville baseball coach Rick Palumbo liked his Braves’ chances a whole lot more after they put up two runs in the first inning of Friday’s Section II Class B quarterfinal game at Mechanicville.“I feel very, very confident with a two- or three-run lead with him on the mound,” Palumbo said of his staff ace, senior Derek Duval. “Even a one-run lead.”Duval gave one of those runs back in the bottom of the first inning but blanked Mechanicville over the next four, and Fonda-Fultonville got offensive contributions throughout its…
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High schools: Cohoes softball defeats Fonda-Fultonville in Section II tournament

High schools: Cohoes softball defeats Fonda-Fultonville in Section II tournament

Fifth-seeded Cohoes defeated fourth-seeded Fonda-Fultonville 10-5 in Section II Class B softball quarterfinal game Thursday.Shelby Dawe went 3 for 3 with two home runs and five RBIs. Lilly Brennan went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI and Kaylee LaForest went 2 for 4 with two RBIs.Fonda-Fultonville was led by Kaylee Egleston’s 3 for 4 with two RBIs. Madeline Mott went 2 for 3.SECTIONAL LACROSSE PAIRINGS SETShenendehowa, Niskayuna, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Stillwater/Mechanicville are the No. 1 seeds in the Section II boys’ lacrosse tournament announced Thursday.The Class B and C championships will be held May 31 at Shaker…
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This time, Schalmont baseball gets the big hit against Broadalbin-Perth

This time, Schalmont baseball gets the big hit against Broadalbin-Perth

ROTTERDAM — There was a big late-game hit just like the last time Schalmont and Broadalbin-Perth met in the Section II baseball playoffs, but Wednesday's clutch blow favored the Sabres rather than the other way around.Jason Natalie’s two-run single broke a sixth-inning tie, and Jerek Hobb sent the Patriots down in order in the seventh to complete a two-hit pitching gem as the Sabres rallied for a 4-1 Class B first-round win at Bruce Bouck Memorial Field.“That’s the biggest hit he’s had in his life, definitely,” Hobb said of Natalie. “In his last at-bat, he got mowed down. That was…
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High schools: Postseason action in baseball, softball, track & field

High schools: Postseason action in baseball, softball, track & field

In the Section II Class B baseball tournament’s first round, Fonda-Fultonville defeated Hudson 3-1. Tied 1-1 Wednesday in the bottom of the fifth inning, Fonda-Fultonville’s Tyler Daus and Giovanni DiCaprio each scored on an error. DiCaprio, Daus, Derek Duval, Joey Susi and Zenmatsu Myles each had a hit for Fonda-Fultonville, while Myles had the team’s lone RBI. Jackson Croucher struck out four batters and allowed one run in the game’s first three inning, then Duval struck out 10 batters in the final four innings. For Hudson, Connor Tomaso had a hit and an RBI, and Jordan Moon struck out three batters and allowed…
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