High Schools: Johnstown baseball blanks Mayfield 21-0

Johnstown’s Zach Tallon throws to the plate during Saturday’s non-league game against Mayfield at Johnstown High School. Tallon fanned seven through four shutout innings in the Sir Bills’ 21-0 victory. (Paul Wager)

In a non-league baseball game played on Saturday, Johnstown shut out Mayfield 21-0.

Vinnie Rizzo, Mick Winton and Evan Baker each had three base hits for the Sir Bills, and Danny Brown, Jared Stewart and Ben Krempa each had two.

The Mayfield/Northville girls won the team championship at the 54th annual Marsh Galotta Invitational track and field meet hosted by Middleburgh on Saturday. M/N’s Alissa was named Outstanding Female Fielder after winning the triple jump at 31-9.75. Also for M/N, Hannah Hoffman swept the 100 (13.33) and 200 (27.20) and also won the long jump at 15-8.5, and Kaylinn Ginter and Carla Hill took the top two spots in the high jump. Fort Plain’s Sarah Florian won the shot put (30-3.75) and discus (107-10); the Hilltoppers’ Jordan DeNinno won the 400 intermediate hurdles (1:14.77); and Duanesburg eighth-grader Estella Hyde won the 1,500 in 5:14.20.

On the boys’ side, Mayfield/Northville’s Britain Goodemote was named Outstanding Male Fielder with a 40-2.5 in the triple jump and a third to Middleburgh’s Kaurice Bell (19-9) in the long jump, but M/N was edged for the team title by Maple Hill 141.5-137. Besides the long jump, Bell’s big day included wins in the 100 (11.29) and 200 (23.29) and a second in the high jump. M/N’s Brody Deal won the 110 high hurdles (15.81), and Michael Smigen won the high jump at 5-10. Fort Plain’s Clayton Welch was first in the 400 (51.94); Duanesburg’s Dalton Cooper win the discus (114-2).

Gloversville picked up a 10-4 Foothills Council baseball win over Glens Falls, as Kyle Robare drove in three runs for the Huskies, while Dane Dillenback went 2 for 4 with a triple, scored three runs and earned the win on the mound with 10 strikeouts over 5 1-3 innings. John Heimer added a double and drove in two runs for Gloversville, while Nicholas LaRowe also doubled.

Giovanni DiCaprio went 2 for 4 with a double and three runs scored in Fonda-Fultonville’s 6-2 Western Athletic Conference win over Galway. Jackson Croucher added a double and knocked in a run for Fonda-Fultonville, and Derek Duval earned the win on the mound with six strikeouts over 3 2-3 innings of shutout relief. Myles Pleasants had three of Galway’s five hits.

Colin Campbell pitched a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts and added two singles and a run batted in to lead Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons’ 4-1 win over Fort Plain. Nalzon Henry struck out 12 for Fort Plain, and Noah Horning went 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored.

Mayfield softball scored three runs in the fifth inning and six in the sixth to rally for a 10-5 win over Broadalbin-Perth. Alexis Broderick homered and drove in two runs for the Panthers, and Marissa Wille added a double, a single, two RBIs and two runs. For Broadalbin-Perth, Mairead Mardsen recorded two doubles and two RBIs, and Camille Calderone added a double and two singles.

In the Western Athletic Conference, Hallie Gasner’s 2-run walk-off double in the bottom of the eighth inning capped off a 6 for 6 day at the plate with three doubles as Middleburgh beat Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 16-15. Cierra DuPont had a five-hit day and Olivia Skawfoe had two singles and a double for Middleburgh.

In a game played Friday, Galway defeated Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 14-1, as Alaina Aschmutat hit a home run and Amber Kolpakas hit a triple for the Eagles.

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