H.S. Baseball Roundup: Queensbury cruises past Johnstown

Johnstown shortstop Ethan Wager looks on a Sir Bills second baseman Alex VanDeusen is upended by Queensbury’s Noah Edwards as he he catches the ball on a close play at second base during Foothills Council action Wednesday at Johnstown High School. (The Leader-Herald/James A. Ellis)

JOHNSTOWN — Pat Conway went 4-for-5 with two doubles to lead Queensbury to a 24-4 victory over Johnstown in a Foothills Council baseball game Wednesday at Johnstown High School.

The Spartans scored nine runs in the top of the third inning to break the game open.

Ben Sphur and Mike Suido each had three hits for Queensbury (2-1 overall, 2-1 Foothills), while Jack Sylvia had a double.

Charlie Brown had a double for Johnstown (1-4 overall, 0-4 Foothills), which is scheduled to host Broadalbin-Perth on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Queensbury 24, Johnstown 4

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Johnstown 020 000 2 — 4 4 5

WP —Sylvia; LP — Porter.

Gloversville 8, Hudson Falls 3

HUDSON FALLS — Aaron Dona had two triple, three RBIs and scored two runs to lead Gloversville to a Foothills Council victory over Hudson Falls.

Dylan Rockefeller earned the win for the Huskies, striking out six, walking six and allowing no hits in four innings of work.

Korey Cotugno had a double and a single for the Huskies, while Trevor Mee had a double and three RBIs. Broderick Royal, Raymond Strauser, Brandon Becker, Kyle Lamphere and P.J. Clet all had singles for Gloversville (4-2 overall, 2-0 Foothills), which is scheduled to travel to Glens Falls today.

Logan Gillis and Raven Carlisle each had singles for Hudson Falls (2-3 overall, 1-3 Foothills).

Gloversville 8, Hudson Falls 3

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WP — Rockefeller; LP — McKeown.

Broadalbin-Perth 10, Glens Falls 5

GLENS FALLS — Matt Hinderliter finished with a double, two singles and two runs scored to help Broadalbin-Perth post a Foothills Council victory over Glens Falls.

Hinderliter also earned the win on the mound for the Patriots, allowing 10 hits, striking out three and walking none in seven innings.

Alex Gardner and Jack Marsden each had two hits for B-P, while Gardner and Jake Galarneau each had doubles.

Nick Myers, Brodryk Benton, Jared Eipp and Jack Szumowski all had singles for the Patriots (3-2 overall, 2-1 Foothills).

Kyle Vachon had three doubles and three RBIs for Glens Falls (1-3 overall, 1-2 Foothills), while Rece McClements was 3-for-4. Quinn Girard added 2-for-3 effort at the plate for the Indians.

Broadalbin-Perth 10, Glens Falls 5

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WP — Hinderliter; LP — Lapham.

Amsterdam 2, Schuylerville 0

SCHUYLERVILLE — Tyler Safran hurled a complete-game three-hitter to lead Amsterdam to a Foothills Council victory over Schuylerville.

Safran, a sophomore, struck out three and walked one for the Rams.

Trey Ausfeld had two singles and scored both runs for Amsterdam (4-0 overall, 4-0 Foothills), while Nic Carbone had an RBI and a single. Owen Devine also had an RBI for the Rams, and Jeffrey Brennan, Ryan Bradt and Francisco Rodriguez-Santana all had singles.

Carson Dunkel and Jared Gregorek each had hits for Schuylerville (4-3 overall, 2-2 Foothills).

Amsterdam 2, Schuylerville 0

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WP — Safren; LP — McCarthy.

Scotia-Glenville 5, South Glens Falls 2

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Tyler Cannoe had a double, single and two RBIs to lead Scotia-Glenville to a Foothills Council victory over South Glens Falls.

Joe Greene added two hits for the Tartans.

Justin Nesbitt was 3-for-4 with an RBI for South Glens Falls (1-5 overall, 0-4 Foothills)

Scotia-Glenville 5, South Glens Falls 2

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LeMorta, Zullo (6) and Schaub; King, Parker (4), Yando (7) and Scott.


Mekeel Christian 6, Mayfield 3

SCHENECTADY — Matt Decker had a two-run double for Mayfield in a Western Athletic Conference loss to Mekeel Christian Academy at Central Park.

Decker also pitched six innings for the Panthers, allowing two earned runs.

Mayfield (1-3 overall, 0-1 WAC) is scheduled to host Canajoharie on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Broadalbin-Perth Middle School.

Galway 12, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 7

GALWAY — Nick Hanna had a double, two singles, three RBIs and two runs scored to help Galway post a Western Athletic Conference victory over Berne-Knox-Westerlo.

Graham Wilbrandt had 3-for-4 with two RBIs for the Golden Eagles, while Erik Malinowski was 2-for-3 with a two runs scored and an RBI.

Alex Malinowski was 2-for-4 with three RBIs for Galway (2-3 overall, 2-2 WAC).

Sal Audino had two hits for BKW, while Brendon Haack and Alex Pepicelli each had two RBIs

In the Western Athletic Conference, Galway topped Berne-Knox-Westerlo 12-7. Alex Malanoski and Nick Hanna drove in three runs apiece for the Golden Eagles.

Galway 12, Berne-Knox-Westerlo 7

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WP — Sowle; LP — Bischeat.

Duanesburg 2, Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville 0

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Andy Drescher struck out 10 over five innings to help Duanesburg post a Western Athletic Conference victory over Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville at Soldiers and Sailors Field.

Drescher allowed three hits and walked one.

Boone Lynch struck out two, walked none and allowed one hit in two innings of work for the Eagles.

Drescher, Lynch and Alex Lawrence each had hits for Duanesburg.

Nick Grant was 3-for-3 for Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville (1-4 overall, 0-3 WAC), while Tyler Leon added a single.

Leon took the loss for the Wolves, allowing three hits, two unearned runs and striking out 12 in six innings.

By Paul Wager

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