Ogdensburg, Heuvelton Bow Out in New York State Quarterfinals

2016 SECTION X BOYS BASEBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

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

  2-8    8       0-1
  2-8    8       0-4

Heuvelton’s Keegan Kelly (22) sends the ball over the head of Fort Plain’s shortstop for a base hit and to advance a runner into scoring position in the bottom of the third inning. The Hilltoppers jumped to a fast 5-0 lead in the first inning and drove in four additional runs in the second to take a 9-0 lead.  Heuvelton scored six runs late in the game, but fell 11-6 in the NYS Class D quarterfinals.Game Gallery

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

N.Y.S. Class A Regional Semifinal - at Queensbury
Queensbury (II) 16, Massena (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016

Section X Class A Championship at Norw-Norfolk
(#2) Massena 1, (#1) Malone 0


MASSENA SEASON ENDS WITH STATE LOSS AT QUEENSBURY

QUEENSBURY 16, MASSENA 0
Ryan Flansburg tossed a complete-game three-hitter and fanned 12 Red Raiders to anchor Queensbury’s 16-0 win over Massena. Erik Wettersten collected three RBIs for the undefeated Spartans. Massena’s season finished at 11-9.

MASSENA EDGES MALONE 1-0 ON SAC FLY FOR CLASS A TITLE


Massena's Bailey LaBarge 92) slips around the tag of the Malone shortstop.  Massena beat Malone 1-0 for the Section X Class A Baseball title. (Donnie King photo) Game Gallery

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

N.Y.S. Class D Regional Semifinal - at Clarkson
Fort Plain (II) 11, Heuvelton (X) 6

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

N.Y.S. Class D Regional Semifinal - SUNY Platts.
Heuvelton (X) 7, Northern Adirondack (VII) 0

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class D Championship at SUNY Canton
(#1) Heuvelton 18, (#6) Parishville-Hopkinton 3

 

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class D Semifinals
(#1) Heuvelton 5, (#4) Edwards-Knox 0
(#6) Parishville-Hopk. 13, (#2) Madrid-Waddington 2

 

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2016

Section X Class D Quarterfinals
(#1) Heuvelton 20, (#8) Hermon-DeKalb 2
(#2) Madrid-Waddington 15, (#7) Hammond 2
(#6) Parishville-Hopkinton 5, (#3) Harrisville 3
(#4) Edwards-Knox 9, (#5) Lisbon 2

P-H PANTHERS, HEUVELTON ADVANCE IN SEMIFINAL WINS

HEUVELTON 5, EDWARDS-KNOX 0
Heuvelton hurler Mike Martin delivered a three-hit shutout performance as the top-seeded Bulldogs blanked #4-seeded Edwards-Knox 5-0 in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The Bulldogs also received two-hit performances from Colin Trathen, Andrew Woodard, Jordan Macaulay, Keegan Kelley and Noah Steele. Heuvelton will face sixth-seeded Parishville-Hopkinton in the Class D title game. Edwards-Knox closed the book on its 2016 season with a 6-6 mark.

PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON 14, MADRID-WADDINGTON 2
Parishville-Hopkinton continued its “Road Warrior” playoff mission into the Section X Championship game with a 14-2 upset at #2-seeded Madrid-Waddington. For the second day in a row, the sixth-seeded Panthers hit the road to upset the higher seed with a combination of strong pitching and timely hitting. Garrett Hayes tripled and doubled, while Wyatt Snell and Sean Kelleher each had a single and a double for the Panthers, who will now face top-seeded Heuvelton for the Class D title. Tanner Uppstrom, Aaron Armstrong and Shane Tiernan had the hits for Madrid-Waddington, who closed out their season at 8-9 overall.

Edwards-Knox downs golden knights in 9-2 win


Edwards-Knox’s Trent White (12) drills the ball between the third base and leftfield to earn a base hit and to advance a runner into scoring position in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Cougars compiled a six-run fourth inning to jump to a 6-2 lead over the Golden Knights. Edwards-Knox held off Lisbon to capture a 9-2 victory. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Lisbon’s Jacob Pellerin (12) sends the ball down the leftfield line for a base hit in the top of the seventh inning.  Devin Sharlow’s three-run homer sparked fourth-seeded Edwards-Knox to a 9-2 win over #5-seeded Lisbon in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Jim Smith also stroke three three hits, including two doubles and two RBIs, while Tyler Jandreau and Parker Harper pitched in two hits. Lisbon was led by Joey Pellerin who tripled and Reilly Alberto and Devon Vallance who issued doubles. Lisbon ended its season at 6-12.

HEUVELTON, M-W JACKETS WIN CLASS D QUARTERFINALS

HEUVELTON 20, HERMON-DEKALB 2
Keegan Keeley paced Heuvelton with four hits, including a double and triple, while Colin Trathen was a home run away from the cycle, as the Bulldogs pounded Hermon-DeKalb 20-2 in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Bulldogs Mike Martin, Ben Jacobs and Cole Piercey all belted three hits, while Victor Gagnon contributed two singles. The Bulldogs advance to face Edwards-Knox in the semifinals. Ryan Burwell delivered two hits for the Green Demons who ended their campaign at 2-13 overall.

MADRID-WADDINGTON 15, HAMMOND 2
Tanner Uppstrom fired a three-hitter in anchoring Madrid-Waddington’s 15-2 quarterfinal win over Hammond in th class D quarterfinals. Nate Plumley cracked a home run, while Chris Thew slammed a double and drove in four runs to lead the Jackets. Trevor Moulton, Noah Blair, Aaron Armstrong and Dan Dominy all provided two hits. Nick Jewett stroked two of the three hits for Hammond. The Red Devils closed out their season at 2-10.

hilltoppers top heuvelton bulldogs in regional final


Heuvelton’s Keegan Kelly (22) sends the ball over the head of Fort Plain’s shortstop for a base hit and to advance a runner into scoring position in the bottom of the third inning. The Hilltoppers jumped to a fast 5-0 lead in the first inning and drove in four additional runs in the second to take a 9-0 lead.  Heuvelton scored six runs late in the game, but fell 11-6 in the NYS Class D quarterfinals. (Cody Jenne)  Game Gallery 

Fort Plain’s Brady Fureno (21) leaps to make the catch from the catcher and just gets the tag on Heuvelton’s Jordan Macauley (25) for the third out to end the second inning.

HEUVELTON BLANKS N.A.C. 7-0 IN STATE PLAYOFF OPENER

HEUVELTON 7, NORTHERN ADIRONDACK 0
Heuvelton’s Colin Trathen and Mike Martin combined to scatter five hits, during what began as a pitcher’s duel against Section VII’s Northern Adirondack in the New State Class D playoff opener. After four scoreless innings, the Bulldogs broke through with two runs in the fifth, then blew the game open with four runs in the sixth inning in a 7-0 win. Martin relieved Thrathen and did not allow a hit over the final two innings of the game. Ben Jacobs provided two singles and two RBIs for Heuvelton. The Bulldogs advance to face Section II’s Fort Plain at Clarkson University on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

HEUVELTON Bulldogs win CLASS D Championship 18-3

Heuvelton freshman Johnathan Trathen (1) drives a high pitch in Tuesday’s Section X Championship game vs. Parishville-Hopkinton. Upset-minded P-H jumped to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Sam Clark-Vallance delivered a two-run single against a drawn-in Heuvelton infield. However, the single was the only hit surrendered by Heuvelton ace Mike Martin who pitched the first six innings and received all the offensive support he needed in a ten-run second inning. Martin went on to strike out ten batters and top-seeded Bulldogs went on to rout the #6-seeded Panthers 18-3 for their fourth-straight Section X Class D Championship. (Francesco Palumbo photo) Game Gallery

Parishville’s Wyatt Snell (9) strokes a pitch late in the contest to right field. The Bulldogs advance to face Section VII champion Northern Adirondack at Plattsburgh. Cullin Trathen utilized three singles to drive in four runs, while Andrew Woodward delivered a bases-clearing double and an RBI single. Cole Piercey smoked three singles and accounted for two RBIs. Snell. Tanner Wilson and Mike Charleson each singled in the seventh inning when the Panthers scored their final run. P-H ended its season at 7-10 overall.

p-h panthers upset pirates 5-3 to advance to semifinals


Parishville-Hopkinton’s Wyatt Snell (9) drives the ball back past the Harrisville centerfielder for a double and to drive in a run from second to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead. The sixth-seeded Panthers rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning, erasing a 3-1 deficit, in posting a 5-3 Class D quarterfinal upset. P-H advances to the Section X Class D semifinals where they will face the Madrid-Waddington Yellowjackets. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Harrisville’s Forest Hathaway (8) slides onto third base just beating the tag from Parishville-Hopkinton third baseman Garrett Hayes (11).  The game was a pitching duel between Harrisville’s Nate Weaver who fired a four-hitter, and Chas Simmons who held the pirates to just three hits. Wyatt Snell led the Panthers comeback with a double. Rod Parrow singled twice for the Pirates who closed out their season at 10-9.

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

N.Y.S. Class C Regional Semifinal - at Clarkson
Greenwich (II) 13, St. Lawrence Central (X) 2

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class C Championship at St. Lawrence
(#1) St. Lawrence Ctl. 4, (#2) Norwood-Norfolk 3

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class C Semifinals
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 10, (#5) Potsdam 2
(#2) Norwood-Norf. 6, (#3) Brushton-Moira 5 (8 inn.)

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016

Section X Class C Play-In Game
(#5) Potsdam 10, (#4) Tupper Lake 7

LaRRIES RallY PAST FLYERS
FOR FIRST "C" TITLE SINCE '99


St. Lawrence Central’s Samuel Lyon (9) rips at a pitch vs. Norwood-Norfolk. The Larries erased a 3-2 deficit and finished with a 4-3 win in the Section X Class C Championship. For St. Lawrence Central, Brian Waite tripled in the first and Rico DiMatteo scored after singling and stealing second. Waite also doubled in the Larries’ second run in the third inning. (Francesco Palumbo photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Tristen St. Andrews (11) connects vs. the Larries. The Flyers scattered nine hits through the first five innings of play and scored three runs.  St. Lawrence Central sophomore Trent Dow drilled an opposite-field, two-out single in the bottom of the fifth inning two drive in two runs that would hold up for the top-seeded Larries. The title was the first for the Larries since 1999. Starter Haydn St. Hilaire also doubled and scored a run. The Larries will now start the New York State Class C playoffs with an opening-round game at Clarkson University against the Section II champion. Norwood-Norfolk pitcher Peter Jarvis was saddled with the loss, despite allowing just seven hits, striking out four, and producing three hits at the plate. Caleb Bresett also chipped in two hits and an RBI for the Flyers who closed the year at 14-6.

#5 POTSDAM RALLIES TO UPSET #4 TUPPER LAKE IN PLAY-IN

POTSDAM 10, TUPPER LAKE 7
Fifth-seeded Potsdam punched out six runs in a sixth-inning rally that carried the Sandstoners to a 10-7 win over #4-seeded Tupper Lake in the play-in round of the Section X Class C playoffs. Jake Kelleher drilled three hits, while James Robinson slapped two hits and drive in four runs for the Sandstoners who face top-seed St. Lawrence Central in the semifinals. Tupper Lake ended its season at 8-7 overall.

LaRRIES fall in state tourney to greenwich 13-2


Greenwich’s Lukas Whitehouse (2) drills the ball near the fence over the St. Lawrence Central right fielder for an double and to advance a runner to third base. The Witches jumped to a fast 4-0 lead over the Larries after two innings and extended the lead with five runs in the fifth inning and four runs in the seventh frame in the 13-2 victory in the opening round of the New York State Class C playoffs. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central’s Shiloh Winters’s (4) dives onto the base just beating out the tag from the Greenwich second baseman to advance into scoring position off the steal.  St. Lawrence Central’s first trip to the New York State baseball playoffs in 17 years got off to a nervous and rocky start with four costly errors in the first two innings, before the Larries settled in to play errorless defense the rest of the way. Section II’s Greenwich capitalized with two runs in each of the first two innings to open with a 4-0 lead. The Larries scratched for a run in the third and fifth innings. Ryan Newtown and Hayden St. Hilaire each delivered an RBI for St. Lawrence Central that ended its championship season at 19-4.

N-N FLYERS RALLY PAST B-M; LARRIES TOP POTSDAM

NORWOOD-NORFOLK 6, BRUSHTON-MOIRA 5
Norwood-Norfolk’s baseball season was on life support, down 5-1 with the bases empty and one out in the bottom of the seventh. Two outs till elimination. But one walk and an infield error resuscitated the Flyers’ hopes of a desperation comeback in the Section X Class C semifinals. Zach Benware drove a base hit to center for one run. Tristan St. Andrews then popped one up to the infield, but the ball fell, allowing another run to cross. The bases were full of Flyers when Riley Smutz drove a seeing-eye single through the middle that plated two runs, tying the game at 5-5. In extra innings, it was Benware again coming up big with a sacrifice fly to center, plating Caleb Bresett with the winning run. Bresett finished with three hits, while Benware collected four RBIs. Alex Burnett led the Panthers (11-4 overall) with three hits and three RBIs.  (photo gallery posted shortly)

ST. LAWRENCE 10, POTSDAM 2
A four-run first inning jump-started top-seeded St. Lawrence Central’s 10-2 win over #5-seeded Potsdam in the Section X Class C semifinals. Larries’ pitcher Hayden St. Hilaire mixed a sweeping curve with spotting a fastball that nibbled the every corner of the strike zone in keeping the Sandstoners at bay. St. Hilaire struck out 10 batters in earning the mound win. Brian Waite cracked three hits and drove in two runs, while Trent Dow, Shilow Winters and Ryan Newtown all ripped two hits for the Larries who face Norwood-Norfolk in the Class C final. Zach Wood had two hits to lead Potsdam which ended its season at 7-10 overall.  (photo gallery posted shortly)

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

N.Y.S. Class B Regional Semifinal - TBA
Schalmont (II) 9, Ogdensburg (X) 0

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class B Championship at Clarkson
(#2) Ogdensburg 2, (#1) Gouverneur 1

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class B Semifinals
(#1) Gouverneur 14, (#4) Canton 2
(#2) Ogdensburg 9, (#3) Salmon River 1

ogdensburg downs salmon river in 9-2 victory


Ogdensburg’s Peyton Lalone (4) drives the ball into center field where it dropped just ahead of the Salmon River fielder for a base hit and to advance a runner into scoring position. The Blue Devils jumped to a 7-0 lead after the first inning and defeated the Shamrocks 9-1 to advance to the Section X Class B Championship where they will face the Gouverneur Wildcats. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Hunter Ghostlaw (27) slides onto third base past Ogdensburg third baseman Jared Barr (7) to beat out the tag and advance into scoring position.  Ogdensburg ace Ethan Baldwin allowed just one hit in shutting down the Salmon River Shamrocks 8-1 in the Section X Class B semifinal at O.F.A. Jackson Troiano led the Blue Devil offense with two singles twice and three RBIs, while Hayden Ives laced three singles and Austin VanGorden, Jared Barr and Peyton Lalone delivered two hits apiece to send O.F.A. into the championship contest against Gouverneur. Salmon River’s season came to a close at 4-12 overall.

FENLONG FANS 17 IN WILDCATS' SEMIFINAL WIN OVER CANTON

GOUVERNEUR 14, CANTON 2
Connor Fenlong fanned 17 Canton batters, and aided his own cause with three hits and two RBIs as top-seeded Gouverneur eliminated the #4-seeded Golden Bears 14-2 in the Section X Class B semifinals. Mike LaBow homered for the Wildcats, while Dylan Gibson ripped three hits in the win, advancing Gouverneur to the championship contest against Ogdensburg. Canton closed out its 2016 campaign at 3-13 overall.

blue devils win class b title in 8th inning 2-1


Ogdensburg’s Adam Rickett (14) slides onto the third base just beating the tag from Gouverneur’s third baseman Braden Fenlong (13) in the top of the fifth inning. The Wildcats and Blue Devils battled into extra innings in a 1-1 tie. However, a pair of errors in the eighth inning allowed Ogdensburg ta gain the 2-1 lead and win the Section X Class B Championship. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s Devin Mattice (2) drives the ball deep down past the Ogdensburg centerfielder for a lead off double in the bottom of the third inning. The Ogdensburg Blue Devils scored two unearned runs, while preventing Gouverneur from capitalizing on eight runners in scoring position, in out dueling the Wildcats 2-1 in eight innings in the Section X Class B baseball championship at Clarkson University. The title was the fifth in a row for O.F.A. The Blue Devils made the most of just two hits in the entire game against Wildcat ace Connor Fenlong. After four scoreless innings, which included two bases-loaded 1-2-3 (pitcher-catcher-first base) double plays to get the Blue Devils out of defensive jams, O.F.A. broke the scoreless contest when Adam Rickett’s infield chopper caromed over the second baseman’s shoulder and into right field, plating the game’s first run. In the bottom of the 5th, after Connor Fenlong singled and stole second, Gouverneur's Dylan Gibson went shopping at the gap, scoring Fenlong and tying the game 1-1. The Wildcats’ bases-loaded threat in the sixth inning was squelched on a line-drive double play to Justin McCormick to get freshman pitcher Ethan Baldwin out of another jam. In extra innings, the Devils capitalized on a pair of errors on the same play. Justyn McCormick's groundball was booted. The outfield throw to third base got away, scoring OFA's Hayden Ives. Baldwin closed the door on the Wildcats in the bottom of the 8th for a 2-1 final. Gouverneur stranded 12 runners for the contest.