Lady Braves top Bishop Gibbons

ROTTERDAM — Kami Walton was 3-for-3 with a home run, two singles and four RBIs to lead ninth-seeded Fonda-Fultonville to a 9-6 victory over eighth-seeded Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in a Section II Class B first-round contest Tuesday.

Emma Crahan had a home run and two RBIs for the Lady Braves.

Emily Sawitzki was 3-for-4 with a home run, double, single and three RBIs for Bishop Gibbons, while Julianna Tortello added adouble and an RBI.

Fonda-Fultonville (11-3 overall) advances to face either top-seeded Ichabod Crane or 16th-seeded Johnstown in Thursday’s quarterfinals.

Fonda-Fultonville 9, Bishop Gibbons 6

Fonda-Fultonville 220 320 0 — 9 9 2

Bishop Gibbons 001 120 2 — 6 6 1

Mott and Walton; El. Sawitzki and Em. Sawitzki.

Johnstown, Ichabod Crane

postponed

VALATIE — Wet weather forced the postponement of Tuesday’s Class B first-round contest between Johnstown and Ichabod Crane.

The 16th-seeded Lady Bills will travel to Valatie today to face the top-seeded Riders at 4 p.m.

Class A Quarterfinals

Amsterdam 8, Mohonasen 4

ROTTERDAM — Sydney Szczepanik had a double, two singles and three runs scored to help fifth-seeded Amsterdam post a victory over fourth-seeded Mohonasen in a Section II Class A quarterfinal contest.

Szczepanik also earned the win in the circle, striking out two, walking four, allowing nine hits and three earned runs.

Shelby LaMont was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for the Lady Rams, while Sam Lee had two singles. Rosie Sculco recorded a double for Amsterdam, and Gaby Maroto and Nani Cintro each had singles.

Amanda O’Connor was 3-for-4 for Mohonasen, while Natalie Blakeslee and Matti Muller each had two singles. Keeley Herrick had a double for the Mighty Warriors and Emma Tedisco added a single.

Amsterdam advances to Thursday’s semifinal round to face either top-seeded Averill Park or ninth-seeded Burnt Hills-Balllston Lake.

Amsterdam 8, Mohonasen 4

Amsterdam 510 200 0 – 8 10 2

Mohonasen 102 100 0 – 4 9 0

Szczepanik and LaMont; Tovivatiy and Tedisco.

By Paul Wager