Amsterdam Mohawks game postponed to Thursday

AMSTERDAM — The Amsterdam Mohawks had Monday’s Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game with Glens Falls at Shuttleworth Park postponed by wet weather.

The game was rescheduled for Thursday as part of a doubleheader. The first game is slated to begin at 5 p.m. at Shuttleworth Park.

The Mohawks are scheduled to travel to Little Falls today for a doubleheader against Mohawk Valley. The first game is slated to begin at 5 p.m.

On Sunday, Amsterdam dropped a 12-4 decision to Glens Falls at East Field.

The Dragons improved to 5-1 at home with the victory.

The Mohawks scored first on the night, with Holden White (Wake Forest) and Julian Gallup (Niagara) each batting in a runner, making the score 2-0 Amsterdam through two innings.

Glens Falls responded in the following inning, after consecutive singles from Mark Powell (St. Rose), Miles Moore (Bucknell), Phoenix Hernandez (Southern New Hampshire), and Brian Wasilewski (Buffalo) ended with the Dragons leading the Mohawks 3-2.

Amsterdam introduced pitcher Ben Anderson (Binghamton) to replace starter Morgan McSweeney (Wake Forest) late in the fourth.

Glens Falls’ Anthony Vaglica (LIU Post) capitalized on the change with a single to allow Brian Uliana (Rider) to cross the plate, bringing the score to 4-2 Dragons. The following play, Dan Lowndes (Siena) made the difference even greater with a hit to center field to bring in two runners. The fourth inning ended 6-2 Glens Falls.

The Mohawks narrowed the gap in the top of the sixth, where Dan Maynard (Maryland) notched a single that dropped in left field, bringing in two runners and making the score 6-4 Dragons.

Glens Falls welcomed Tom Taplin (Buffalo) in the top of the seventh, replacing starting pitcher Alex Phillips (Bellarmine).

The Dragons caught fire late in the seventh inning as Amsterdam brought Collin Sullivan (South Florida) to the mound with bases loaded and no outs. Sullivan walked the following batter, Brian Wasilewski, allowing Dan Lowndes to cross the plate for the Dragons, and bringing the score to 7-4. Moments later, Jared Drizin (Bucknell) tallied an impressive double to deep left field, bringing in all three Dragons on-base, and increasing Glens Falls’ lead to 11-4.

The Dragons added to their lead once more in the bottom of the eighth, after a hit from Hernandez allowed another run. The inning, as well as the game, ended in overwhelming favor of Glens Falls, 12-4.

Phillips earned the win on the bump for Glens Falls. McSweeney took the loss for the Mohawks.

Sunday’s Game

Glens Falls 12, Amsterdam 4

Amsterdam 020 002 000 — 4 6 4

Glens Falls 003 300 51x — 12 10 1

LaSorsa, Bird (4), Sullivan (7), Reed (7), Mueller (8) and Maynard, Coleman (8); Phillips, Taplin (7) and Vaglica.

By Paul Wager

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