Schools: Fort Plain tops Mayfield in Western Athletic Conference baseball

Griffin McGinnis was 3 for 4 and had the walk-off RBI to lead Fort Plain to a 3-2 Western Athletic Conference baseball win against Mayfield. Bryce Anderson had a hit and two RBIs for Fort Plain. Nalzon Henry allowed one earned run in five innings, while Austin VanGorder collected the win with a scoreless 2-3 innings. For Mayfield, Brody Page went 2 for 4 with a run scored and Zach Byrns went 2 for 3 with a walk

Fonda-Fultonville won 27-0 against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons. Zenmatsu Myles struck out 12 batters in the five-inning game to record the win. Giovanni DiCaprio had three hits and three RBIs, Jackson Cusack had three hits and five RBIs, and Tyler Daus produced three hits and two RBIs. DiCaprio was a single shy of hitting for the cycle. Myles had three RBIs, and Joey Susi, Will Hernigle and Derek Duval each had two.

Middleburgh won 15-2 against Northville. Tristan Diaz had two hits, three runs scored and two RBIs, and teammate Josh Reinhart added two hits, two runs scored and an RBI. For Northville, Landon Frasier had three hits and scored a run.

Canajoharie made the most of 10 hits and took advantage of four Galway errors to remain undefeated in the Western Athletic Conference and hand the Eagles (8-1 WAC, 8-2 overall) their first league loss of the year with an 8-5 road victory. Canajoharie starter Jack Montanye picked up the win, giving up three runs on six hits. He walked four batters and struck out eight. In relief, Rich Tamsett gave up two runs in the sixth inning before striking out the side to end the game. Canajoharie (9-0 WAC, 12-2 overall) catcher Riley Montanye went 3 for 4 with two runs scored. 

Colton Christensen had three hits and an RBI in OESJ’s 9-8 win against Berne-Knox-Westerlo. Ian Smith had two hits and two RBIs in the win, Jess Walrath had two hits and an RBI, and Owen Feagles and Collin Eakin both had two hits. For B-K-W, Jacob Detlefsen and Hunter Smith each had two hits.

In a non-league game between Western Athletic Conference foes, Duanesburg won 12-11 against Schoharie. Duanesburg’s Peyton Fall went 2 for 3 with a walk, a HR, a double, a walk, scored two runs and had two RBIs, and Shane Wetherington had a home run, walked one and scored twice. Duanesburg’s Jared Howell and James Benway each had multiple hits, and Howell had two runs scored and Benway had two RBIs. For Schoharie, Quin Barton hit a home run, walked three times and scored four runs, Andrew Martin had three hits and two RBIs, and John Polley contributed two hits, two runs and two RBIs.

GALWAY TOPS CANAJOHARIE

Galway produced a 6-1 Western Athletic Conference softball win against Canajoharie. Amber Kolpakas struck out nine batters in the complete-game victory, while Jayden Devellis had two singles, two RBIs and a run scored. Trishelle Oliver, Jalene Graham and Jillian Neahr each had a hit and an RBI in the win. For Canajoharie, Gianna Memrick had a hit and a run scored. Galway led 3-1 before scoring three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Fonda-Fultonville won 16-0 against Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in a five-inning game. Madeline Mott and Emma Powers combined to pitch the game for Fonda-Fultonville and struck out nine. Kaylee Egelston had three hits and three runs scored, Kamryn Walton had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Emma Crahan had a triple, four RBIs and two runs scored. For ND-BG, Katie Alarcon and Shacki Stuart each had a single.

Tori Young struck out 15 batters in South Glens Falls’ 19-0 Foothills Council win against Amsterdam. Young allowed two hits in the complete-game. Jade Maille and Emma Martens each had a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored. Martens had a game-high four hits. Shelby LaMont and Elianna Tirado each had a hit for Amsterdam.

Scotia-Glenville won 15-3 against Johnstown. Both teams scored three runs in the first inning, then Scotia-Glenville three in the second and nine in the fifth — and game’s final — inning. Sophie Kownack struck out eight batters and allowed no earned runs for Scotia-Glenville. Brenna Jahn had a home run, single, four RBIs and two runs scored, while Scotia-Glenville also received multiple RBIs from Kownack, Arianna Stark and Adrianna Marcello, and multiple hits from Keeley Kristel, Kownack, Ayanna Nicklas-Ortiz and Marcello. For Johnstown, Bella Bermas and Mollie Kortz each had an RBI.

Queensbury’s Alexis Rogers struck out a dozen batters and allowed no hits in a 10-0 win against Schuylerville. In the no-hitter, Rogers walked three. At the plate, Ryan Allen had three RBIs, and Rachel Beth Mannix had two hits and two RBIs.

Schalmont collected a 7-1 non-league win against Broadalbin-Perth. Marissa Phillips struck out 10 batters in the complete-game win. Alana Judekis had two doubles and three RBIs, Annalise Tyler had a single, triple and two runs scored, and Sara Kindlon had two hits and scored twice.

FONDA-FULTONVILLE SWEEPS

In Western Athletic Conference track and field action, Fonda-Fultonville swept Mayfield/Northville. The Fonda-Fultonville boys won 87-52 and the girls won 82-58.

Recording multiple solo wins for the Fonda-Fultonville boys’ team were Carter Petersen (110 hurdles, pole vault), Alex Saltsman (shot put, discus throw) and Landon Rose (long jump, 100 dash), while the girls’ team received multiple solo wins from Kieonna Christmas (shot put, discus throw).

For Mayfield/Northville, multiple solo wins for the boys’ team came from Michael Smigen (400 dash, high jump), while Hannah Hoffman (100 dash, 200 dash, long jump) achieved that for the girls’ team.

GLENS FALLS WINS

Glens Falls won 7-0 against Gloversville in Foothills Council boys’ tennis. At No. 1 singles, Nick Westfall won 9-7 against Simon Bruce.

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