N-N Flyers Rally To Win State Opener; O.F.A. Wins, Malone Bows

2015 SECTION X BOYS BASEBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

EAST DIVISION            W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Norwood-Norfolk
Brushton-Moira
Madrid-Waddington
Parishville-Hopkinton
St. Lawrence Ctl.
Tupper Lake
Chateaugay
St. Regis Falls
13-1     -        1-1
12-2     1       1-0
  8-6     5       0-0
  8-6     5       0-0
  7-7     6       0-0
  5-9     8       0-0
2-12   11       0-0
1-13   12       0-0
CENTRAL DIVISION    W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Gouverneur
x-Massena
Ogdensburg
Malone
Potsdam
Salmon River
Canton
10-2     -        2-0
10-2     -        1-4
  9-3     1       5-2
  5-7     5       2-1
  3-9     7       0-0
  3-9     7       0-1
2-10     8       0-2
WEST DIVISION          W-L-T  Pts  Non-Lg
x-Heuvelton
Harrisville
Morristown
Lisbon
Edwards-Knox
Hermon-DeKalb
Clifton-Fine
Hammond
14-0     -        0-0
11-3     3       1-1
11-3     3       0-0
  7-7     7       1-1
  6-8     8       1-1
4-10   10       0-1
3-11   11       0-0
0-14   14       0-0

  Ogdensburg’s Peyton Lalone (5) slides safely at second base past the tag of Plattsburgh second baseman Ryan Whalen (12).  The Blue Devils and Hornets were in a defensive battle through the first three innings with Ogdensburg clinging to a 1-0 lead. The Blue Devils erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the fourth  to extend the lead to 8-0 and went on to win 9-5 in the New York State Region II Championship.  (Clay Allen photo)  Game Gallery

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

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FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015

New York State Class A Region II Semifinal
Peru (VII) 7, Malone (X) 1

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015

Section X Class A Championship - at S.L.U.
(#2) Malone 4, (#1)  Massena 2

Malone Huskies Win Section X Class a championship 4-2


Massena’s Isaac Ward (6) slides into second base just beating the throw from the plate to Malone’s second baseman Steven Marshall (4).  After two scoreless innings, Malone pushed across two runs on infield out, then on an error. Baily Conklin scored the first run on the fielder’s choice, while Ian Mahoney scored on the miscue. Massena countered in the bottom of the inning. Isaac Ward drilled a pitch to centerfield, plating Bailey LaBarge, cutting Malone’s lead to 2-1. Bottom of the 4th, Massena’s Devin Page dragged a bunt that gets thrown down the first baseline. He raced all the way to third base on the error. Then Bailey Hewlett hot an infield grounder that also got tossed away, scoring Page and tying the game at 2-2.  (Story continued in next column)

Malone BEATEN BY PERU 7-1
IN STATE PLAYOFF OPENER

PERU 7, MALONE 1
The Peru Indians chipped away for a run in the bottom of the first and another in the third. The Malone Huskies countered with a run in the fourth to trim the lead to 2-1, but then it was all Indians. Two runs in the bottom of the fourth and three more in the sixth, put the game out of reach in a 7-1 Peru victory in the New York State Class A Region II semifinal. Peru pitcher Blake Altizer surrendered just three hits and three walks, allowing just one Malone run in going the distance. Malone pitchers Jared Moody and Zach Monica combined to give up just three hits and four walks. Malone’s lone run came in the fourth when Ian Mahoney walked, stole second and scored on a throwing error. The Indians capitalized on bunt plays, walks and a string of six Malone errors. Franklin Academy closed its season at 8-9 overall.


Malone’s Jordan Boyea (1) drives a ball deep into right field for a base hit and to advance a runner to third base. In the top of the 7th, the Huskies’ Jarred Moody lunged for the pitch and dropped a looper into shallow right-center, scoring Jake Poupore with the go-ahead run. Malone went on to beat Massena 4-2 to win the Section X Class A Championship. The Huskies now advance to the New York State Playoffs were they will face Section VII's Peru  on June 5th at SUNY Plattsburgh.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015

New York State Class C Region II Championship
Hoosic Valley (II) 10, Norwood-Norfolk (X) 1

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015

New York State Class C Region II Semifinal
Norwood-Norfolk (X) 4, Northern Adirondack (VII) 3

 

FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015

Section X Class C Championship - at S.L.U.
(#1) Norwood-Norfolk 3, (#2) Brushton-Moira 1

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015

Section X Class C Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#2) Brushton-Moira 9, (#3) St. Lawrence Central 1
(#1) Norwood-Norfolk 8, (#4) Potsdam 4

 

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Section X Class C Play-In - Home of Higher Seed
(#4) Potsdam, 9, (#5) Tupper Lake 7

NORWOOD-NORFOLK doubleS up Sandstoners 8-4 in C Semi


Potsdam’s David Luch (5) readies himself to pick off Norwood-Norfolk’s Zach Beware (14) on the slide at second base. Norwood-Norfolk scored early putting single runs in the first and second inning. Potsdam would score four runs and have a brief lead.  Norwood-Norfolk downed Potsdam 8-4 in the Class C semifinal.  (Clay Allen photo)  Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Tristian Harvey (3) tags the first base bag before the Potsdam runner is able to get back.  Harvey collected three hits, while Tristen St. Andrews, Riley Smutz and Zeb Brown each pounded two hits for the Flyers in the Class C semifinal. Brown also swiped four bases. Connor Brady led Potsdam with three hits, as the Sandstoners closed out their season at 4-10 overall. Norwood-Norfolk faces Brushton-Moira in the Class C finale.

SandStoners squeeze By Lumberjacks 9-7 in C Play-IN


Potsdam’s Andrew Besaw (24) scores on a slide before Tupper Lake catcher John Bouck could corral the bouncing throw from leftfield.  The Lumberjacks took a 5-4 lead in the fourth inning of the Section X Class B play-in , but Potsdam countered with a two-out rally in the bottom of the fourth to earn a 7-5 advantage.  Potsdam went on to beat the Lumberjacks 9-7. (Clay Allen photo) Game Gallery

Tupper Lake pitcher Brad St. Pierre (6) throws out Potsdam’s Connor Bradley (16) on a force play at third base.  Potsdam pitcher Connor Prosper twirled eight strikeouts. James Robinson led Potsdam with three hits. Tupper Lake’s Anson Gagnier led all batters with four hits, including a triple.

Brushton-MOIRA downS
SLC LARRIES 9-1 in SemiFINAL

  St. Lawrence’s Bryan Waite (9) hits a single in the Larries' Section X Class C semfinal against Brushton-Moira. The Panthers get out to an early lead, scoring six runs in the first two innings to jump out to an early 6-1 lead. The Larries scored their lone run in the top of the first. The Panthers went on to win 9-1. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery    Brushton-Moira’s Cody Jesmer (23) tags St. Lawrence Central’s Bryan Waite (9) as he steals second.  However, despite aggressive base running,. the Larries left runners in scoring position three times.  B-M pitcher John Kennedy tossed the first four innings, with three innings of shutout relief from Austin Tavernia. Kennedy also lined a triple in the Panthers’ win. St. Lawrence Central closed out its season at 7-8 over. The Panthers face Norwood-Norfolk for the Class C title.

n-n Flyers fall to hoosic valley in regional final


Norwood-Norfolk's Peter Jarvis launches a line drive into center field for a base hit in the second inning.  Hoosic Valley broke out the bats early, driving in nine runs in the top of the first inning. Hoosic Valley defeated the Flyers 10-1 to advance into the New York State Class C Final Four in Binghamton next week.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

A Hoosic Valley player dives into third base beating the tag by Norwood-Norfolk's Tristen Harvey (18).   Hoosic Valley, the top team in NY Class C rankings, scored all first-inning runs after the first out. Pitchers John Rooney and John Colligan allowed a combined one run on just four hits and struck out seven Flyers. Norwood-Norfolk achieved its lone run in the bottom of the sixth off Colligan, when Zeb Brown singled, moved to second on a ground out, then scored on a Tristan Harvey RBI single. Zach Benware also followed with a single, but the Flyers were unable to capitalize further. Norwood-Norfolk closed its season at 17-3.

N-N fLYERS WIN THRILLER IN STATE PLAYOFF OPENER 4-3

  Norwood-Norfolk’s Riley Smutz (22) was caught in a rundown between first and second base. Northern Adirondack’s Kody Smith (17) chases down Smutz, before throwing to the shortstop who tags him out. The Flyers scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the first, but would later fell behind 3-1.  N-N scored two runs in the 6th inning and won on a walkoff 4-3 in the NYS Class C Region II semifinal. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery    Northern Adirondack shortstop Josh Juntenen (7) jumps to catch a throw from the catcher as Norwood-Norfolk’s Zach Benware (3) gets in safely. Benware would throw nearly five innings, before Peter Jarvis came on in relief. The Flyers edged out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning.  Flyers' leadoff hitter Zach Braun scored when Zach Benware drilled a single to right field. Both teams went scoreless in the second inning. The Bobcats scored two runs in the top of the third, after loading the bases with only one out.  One run was scored on a hit-by-pitch. The second run scored on a little dribbler perfectly placed about 20 feet up the third baseline.  In the 5th inning, Northern Adirondack scored on wild pickoff attempt at third base. In the 6th inning, Tristan Harvey led off with a single, then stole second base.  Tristan St. Andrews drilled a ball to the left-center gap to drive in Harvey and Benware, tying the game at 3-3.  In the 8th inning, Harvey led off with a walk and stole second before pinch runner Caleb Bressett entered. Benware laid a perfectly-placed surprise bunt down the third baseline for a hit.  St. Andrews then lifted a sacrifice ball to centerfield to allow Bressett to tag and score on the walkoff 4-3.

Flyers pull away from B-M panthers in sixth in 3-1 win


Brushton-Moira’s Cody Jesmer (23) dives onto second base beating the tag from Norwood-Norfolk’s Coby Munson (8) to advance into scoring position on second in the second inning. The Flyers and the Panthers battled to a 1-1 tie by the end of the third inning. However Norwood-Norfolk scored two runs midway through the game to capture the 3-1 victory over Brushton-Moira and claim the Section X Class C Championship. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Brushton-Moira’s Alex Burnett (5) drives the ball into the gap in right field for a base hit at the top of the first inning. The Panthers' Cody Jesmer(23) got B-M on the board 1-0, but Norwood-Norfolk quickly came back to make it a 1-1 tie. The Flyers' Tristen Harvey and Zach Benware scored in the sixth inning to break the tie and earn the victory and the Section X Class C Championship. Norwood-Norfolk will advance to the New York State Playoffs and will open the tournament at St. Lawrence University on June 5th to face Section VII’s Northern Adirondack. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015

New York State Class B Region II Championship
Ogdensburg (X) 9, Plattsburgh (VII) 5

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015

New York State Class B Region II Semifinal
Ogdensburg (X) 2, Albany Academy (II) 1

 

FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015

Section X Class B Championship - at SUNY Canton
(#2) Ogdensburg 4, (#1) Gouverneur 1

 

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Section X Class B Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#1) Gouverneur 20, (#4) Canton 0
(#2) Ogdensburg 15, (#3) Salmon River 1

ALL RUNS IN THE 3RD: O.F.A. EDGES ALBANY 2-1 IN STATES

OGDENSBURG 2, ALBANY ACADEMY 1
In a pitching matchup that saw just two hits by both teams, Ogdensburg outlasted Albany Academy 2-1. O.F.A.’s Seth Pinkerton out dueled Albany’s Brooks Knapek to win the opening round of the New York State Class B championships at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam. Pinkerton struck out six in the win. Jon Rogers had both hits for the Blue Devils. Ogdensburg collected both runs in the third inning. Rogers drove in Justin McCormick, who reached on an Albany error in the third inning to post O.F.A. to a 1-0 lead. Another Albany error   More Details

Fenlong's 13-K No-Hitter leads wildcats to 20-0 win


Gouverneur's freshman pitcher Connor Fenlong (8) delivered 13 strikeouts in his first varsity no-hit shutout while leading the Wildcats to a 20-0 victory over Canton in the Section X Class B semifinals. Gouverneur advances to the Class B Championship vs. Ogdensburg  on Thursday at St. Lawrence University.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Canton's Mike Couglar (4) slides onto second base beating the tag from Gouverneur's Maddison McIntosh (7) to steal the base.  Fenlong also rapped four hits and drove in five runs, while Dylan Gibson stroked, including a triple and double, in the Wildcat barrage. McIntosh poked three hits, while Dan Mullin and Mike LaBow each contributed two hits.

Ogdensburg BEAT SALMON RIVER IN CLASS B SEMIFINAL

Salmon River's first baseman stretches for a wild throw as Ogdensburg's Dakota Brady (21) beats out the throw. Ogdensburg scored six runs in the first three innings, setting the stage for a 15-1 victory over the Shamrocks in the Section X Class B semifinals. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery      Ogdensburg's Seth Pinkerton (8) steals home, beating the thrown to the plate, against Salmon River in the Section X Class B semfinal.  Dakota Brady slammed three hits and drove in four runs in the Ogdensburg win. Kinnon LaRose added three hits and two RBIs, while striking out 11 Shamrocks. Adding two-hit performances were Pinkerton, Peyton Lalone, Nick Sweeney and Justin McCormick.

Blue Devils Run by Hornets 9-5 in N.Y.S. quarterfinal


Ogdensburg’s Peyton Lalone (5) slides safely at second base past the tag of Plattsburgh second baseman Ryan Whalen (12).  The Blue Devils and Hornets were in a defensive battle through the first three innings with Ogdensburg clinging to a 1-0 lead. The Blue Devils erupted for seven runs in the bottom of the fourth  to extend the lead to 8-0 and went on to win 9-5 in the New York State Region II Championship.  (Clay Allen photo)  Game Gallery

Plattsburgh’s Alex Follmer (3) comes off the bag at first base and is tagged out by Ogdensburg’s Jordan Miller (12).  Pinkerton and Dakota Brady each delivered a pair of RBIs in the pivotal fourth inning. John Rogers sliced two hits, including an RBI single that plated Nick Sweeney to begin the eight-run rally. Justyn McCormick and Jared Barr also had RBI singles. Peyton Lalone collected an RBI on a bases-loaded walk. Down 9-0, Plattsburgh immediately countered with a five-run rally of their own in the top of the fifth. Andrew Bechard rapped a bases-clearing double to make it 9-3. Andrew Follmer and Ryan Whalen each drove in runs to close the gap to 9-5. Then OFA pitcher Kinnon LaRose settled down, allowing just one more hit the rest of the way. In all, LaRose struck out 10 Hornets and allowed just five hits.

Blue Devils down wildcats to claim class b title 4-1


The Ogdensburg Blue Devils celebrate capturing the Section X Class B Championship after defeating the Gouverneur Wildcats in a 4-1 victory. The Blue Devils will now advance into the New York State Playoffs where they will face the representative from Section II at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam NY. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery


Gouverneur’s Bradan Fenlong (2) slides into second base, but is safe as the ball skips by Ogdensburg’s Kinnon LaRose (30). The Blue Devils broke out the bats early in the game when the first three batters - Seth Pinkerton, Peyton Lalone and Dakota Brady - each scored in the first inning to take a 3-0 lead over the Wildcats.  The game stayed the same until the fifth inning when Gouverneur’s Dylan Gibson scored to put Wildcats on the board, 3-1. Ogdensburg’s Jon Rogers came across the plate to score the insurance run in the 6th to give the Blue Devils a 4-1 victory and the Section X Class B Championship. Ogdensburg’s Kinnon LaRose and Gouverneur’s Aaron McEathron were named Co-MVP's in Class B. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery.

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015

New York State Class D Region II Championship
Fort Ann (II) 4, Heuvelton (X) 0

 

SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015

Section X Class D Championship - S.L.U.
(#1) Heuvelton 2, (#2) Morristown 1

 

THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015

Section X Class D Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#1) Heuvelton 3, (#5) Madrid-Waddington 2
(#2) Morristown 6, (#3) Harrisville 5

 

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

Section X Class D Quarterfinals - Higher Seed
(#1) Heuvelton 25, (#8) Hermon-DeKalb 6
(#2) Morristown 17, (#7) Edwards-Knox 3
(#3) Harrisville, 10, (#6) Lisbon 9
(#5) Madrid-Wadd. 8, (#4) Parishville-Hopkinton 2

HEUVELTON downS yellow jackets 3-2 IN SEMIFINALS


Heuvelton’s Ben Jacobs (12) tries to swipe-tag Madrid-Waddington’s Ryan Van Patten (15).  Heuvelton got on the board first 1-0, the only run until the fourth.  Madrid-Waddington score two runs, but Heuvelton countered as the Bulldogs clipped the Yellow Jackets 3-2 in the Section X Class D semifinal. (Clay Allen photo) Game Gallery

Madrid-Waddington first baseman Luke Miller (20) stretches and scoops to get the out on Heuvelton’s Andrew Woodward (27). The Bulldogs snapped a 1-1 tie with a pair of runs in the pivotal fourth inning, led by Keegan Kelley and Jordan McCauley’s RBI singles. Michael Thew banged two hits for the Yellow Jackets who finished their season at 9-7 overall. Heuvelton meets Morristown for the Class D title.

 SECTION X QUARTERFINALS

 MADRID-WADDINGTON 8, PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON 2
Harrison VanBuren and Grant VanBuren led the Yellow Jackets with two hits apiece, while Shane Tiernan kept the Panthers at bay with seven strikeouts and allowing just two runs. Wyatt Snell led P-H with two hits.

HARRISVILLE 10, LISBON 9
Harrisville erupted for five runs in the first inning, then had to fend off a fierce Lisbon comeback to win their quarterfinal encounter. Justin Brackett, Nate and Ryan Weaver, and Dalton McIntosh all delivered RBI doubles in the productive first inning for the Pirates. Lisbon was led by Jake Kiah, Logan Matthews and Kane Jordan who smacked two singles each.

HEUVELTON 25, HERMON-DEKALB 6
Mike Martin and Ben Jacobs drilled four hits each, while Jordan Macaulay and Andrew Streeter each provided three hits in the Bulldogs’ win. Hermon-DeKalb got three-hit performances from Patrick and Hunter Woodrow. Dylan Burwell stroked two hits.

Morristown ELIMINATES Edwards-Knox IN 17-3 WIN

  Morristown’s Tyler Delosh (18) stretches, but Edwards-Knox’s Tyler Jandreau (6) steals third base.  Morristown defeated Edwards-Knox 17-3 in the Section X Class D quarterinals. (Jason Aubrey photo) Game Gallery    Morristown’s Luke King (9) takes a big swing at a pitch from Edwards-Knox pitcher Jeremiah Randall (3). King would hit a RBI single later in the at bat.  Karter VanArnam homered among his three hits, while Tyler Delosh added a two-run blast to spark Morristown to a 17-3 victory over Edwards-Knox. Zach Kanaly added three singles, while King and Jake VanArnam each cranked two hits for the Rockets.

HEUVELTON SHUT DOWN BY FORT ANN IN QUARTERFINAL

FORT ANN 4, HEUVELTON 0
Heuvelton ran into a hot pitcher who tossed a three-hit shutout. Tyler Mattison fanned 11 Bulldogs in leading Fort Ann to a 4-0 victory in the New York State Region II Championship (state quarterfinal). Jonah Gould delivered an RBI single, while Jeremy Johnson squeezed in another run to lead the Forts. Heuvelton closes its season at 17-1 overall.

Bulldogs capture class d title past green rockets


The Heuvelton Bulldogs baseball and softball teams celebrate together for the third year in a row after capturing their Section X Class D Championships. The Bulldogs baseball team defeated the Morristown Green Rockets in a close 2-1 battle, while the softball team downed the Edwards-Knox Cougars 5-0. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Jacob Macauly slides onto second base beating the throw to Morristown’s shortstop Jake VanArnam (12) to advance into scoring position. The Bulldogs scored in the third inning, then in the fifth inning as Macauly came across the plate to give the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead. The Green Rockets were able to answer in the fifth inning, fell  short to Heuvelton 2-1. The Bulldogs will now advance into the New York State playoffs where they will face the winner of Section VII vs. Section II at a location to be determined.

Green Rockets NIP Pirates 6-5 in class d semifinal


Morristown’s Luke King (9) stretches and keeps his foot on the bag to get Harrisville’s Chris Sullivan (6) on a close play at first. Morristown and Harrisville scored a combined total of nine runs in the first 4 innings, before the game settled into a pitcher's duel in the final three frames. Second-seeded Morristown came away with the 6-5 victory in the Section X Class D semifinals. (Clay Allen photo) Game Gallery

Harrisville’s Nate Weaver (7) steps on second and pivots to throw the runner out heading to first for a double play.  Second-seeded Morristown scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning when Karter VanArnum scored on a Jake VanArnum’s two-out triple to break a 5-5 tie and send the Green Rockets to a 6-5 victory over the #3-seeded Pirates. Karter and Zach Kanaly each recorded two hits for the Rockets, while Chris Sullivan and Jack Manchester also stroked two hits for the Pirates who closed their season at 13-5 overall. Morristown meets Heuvelton for the Class D title.