Heuvelton Wins State Semifinal; Falls To Deposit in State Final

2017 SECTION X GIRLS SOFTBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

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


Ogdensburg's Taylor Perry (13) drives the ball into the power alley in center field back to the fence to score two RBi's and to place herself in scoring position also tying the  up at 4-4 with Cohoes. The Tigers broke out the bats late in the game to capture the 4-4 victory to advance to the final four. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017

NYSPHSAA Class D Semifinal at Moreau Park
Heuvelton (X) 7, North Collins (VI) 0
NYSPHSAA Class D Championship Game
Deposit (IV) 1, Heuvelton (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017

NYSPHSAA Class D Quarterfinal at Carrier Park
Heuvelton (X) 17, West Canada Valley (III) 4

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017

Section X Class D Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#2) Heuvelton 6, (#1) St. Regis Falls 0

 

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017

Section X Class D Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#1) St. Regis Falls 6, (#5) Madrid-Waddington 2
(#2) Heuvelton 15, (#3) Chateaugay 0

 

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

Section X Class D Quarterfinals - at Higher Seed
(#1) St. Regis Falls 13, (#8) Lisbon 5
(#2) Heuvelton 15, (#7) Colton-Pierrepont 0
(#3) Chateaugay 11, (#6) Morristown 2
(#5) Madrid-Waddington 1, (#4) Hammond 0

  HEUVELTON BREAKS OPEN 15-0 WIN VS. CHATEAUGAY IN SEMIS


Heuvelton's Madison McCormick slides safely at the plate in the Bulldogs' three-run third inning.   Heuvelton remained unbeaten with a 15-0 win over Chateaugay in the Section X Class D semifinals.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton's Eliza Martin (4) scoots to second base on a steal. After two scoreless innings, the Heuvelton Bulldogs scored three runs in the third inning, then pounded out seven runs in the pivotal fourth inning to take a commanding lead. Bulldog pitcher Paige McCormick twirled a two-hit shutout in silencing potential Chateaugay threats. Heuvelton improved to 17-0 overall. Rachel Young also pitched a complete game as Chateaugay’s season closed at 12-4 overall. 

heuvelton BLANKs colton-pierrepont in QUARTERFINAL


Heuvelton's Paige McCormick (21) drives the ball over the fence in centerfield in the first inning, but only earned a single after being called out for not touching second base during her homerun trot.  However, the first-inning hit did produce an RBI and 2-0 lead.  McCormick pitched a complete-game, one-hit shutout and struck out eight Colts, as the Bulldogs recorded a 15-0 shutout tin the Section X Class D quarterfinals. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Colton-Pierrepont's Katie Cary (13) rounds second base and scoots to third.  Cary had the Colts' lone hit.  For Heuvelton: Madison McCormick slashed a double and triple. Katie Palmer contributed a double  and a single. Kristi Donnelly whacked two doubles.  Paige McCormick connected for two singles and two doubles.  Emily Streeter had two singles and a homerun.  The Colts closed up the season at 7-8 overall.

MADRID-WADDINGTON EDGES HAMMOND IN QUARTERFINAL

Fifth-seeded Madrid-Waddington took to the road in the Section X quarterfinal, taking away a narrow 1-0 win at #4-seeded Hammond.  The lone run came in the top of the 6th. Danielle Hough walked with one out. Stephanie Curran bunted her over to second and beat out the throw at first.   Both runners advanced on a wild pitch. Emily McBath hit a sacrifice fly to center to score Danny Hough for the game's only run. McBath pitched a complete game for the Yellow Jackets, with nine strikeouts and no walks.   Alyssa Crosby struck out three and walked two for Hammond.  Both pitchers allowed just four hits. Hammond's Mariah Simons tried to score on a triple in the fifth, but a nice 8-6-1-2 relay (center to short, pitcher to catcher) got her at the plate.  Steph Curran went 2-for-3 batting. Alyssa Mayotte-Oshier had a triple in the fourth and Brianna Hammond singled in the 4th.   Paige Frisina went 2-for-3 for Hammond.  

CHATEAUGAY'S YOUNG TOSSES NO HITTER VS. MORRISTOWN

Third-seeded Chateaugay's Rachael Young delivered a two-run home run in the 4th inning to aid her own cause, also spinning a no-hitter in the Bulldogs' 11-2 win over #6 Morristown in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The Bulldogs' Emily Dwyer went 3-for-4 with a double in the 3rd inning.  Savannah Fiorino went 3-for-3 at bat.   Morristown closed its season at 11-8.

heuvelton wins state semi; fall in championship 1-0


Heuvelton’s Maddison McCormick fires the ball down the left baseline for a single and to advance a runner onto scoring position in the first inning. Deposit scored the first and only run of the game in the third inning and held off the Bulldogs to capture the NYSPHSAA Class D Championship in a 1-0 victory. (Renee Palmer photo) Game Gallery

The Heuvelton Bulldogs celebrate after earning the final out of the NYSPHSAA Class D Semifinal game where they captured the victory over North Collins of Section VI. The Bulldogs advance to the NYSPHSAA Class D Championship game where they took on the Deposit Lumberjacks out of Section I. (Renee Palmer photo) Game Gallery

HEUVELTON WALLOPS WEST CANADA VALLEY IN n.y. Q-FINAL

HEUVELTON 17, WEST CANADA VALLEY 4
The Lady Bulldogs wasted no time.  And Heuvelton pitcher Paige McCormick kept Section III's West Canada Valley from mounting any serious challenge, in carving out a 17-4 victory in the New York State Class D softball quarterfinal at Carrier Park in Dewitt NY.  McCormick drilled a single for the game's first RBI and her Bulldog posse rounded up three runs in the first inning, then plated five more in the second frame to blow open a fast 8-0 lead.  In the second, McCormick and Sydney Thornhill each knocked in two runs.  While McCormick continued pitching shutout ball into the sixth inning, Heuvelton (19-0) tacked on two more runs in the middle innings, before a final seven-run beat-down to seal a second-straight visit to the state Class D final four.  McCormick finished with a five-hit, 13-strikeout performance.  Emily Streeter stroked three hits and drove in four runs.  Katie Palmer, Madison McCormick and Kristi Donnelly each delivered two singles.  For WCV, Taylor Zano legged out a two-run inside-the-park home run in the final inning.    

heuvelton wins class d title BLANKING ST. REGIS 6-0


Heuvelton's Paige McCormick (21) scores off a bunt, beating the throw to St. Regis Falls catcher Kerrigan Rondeau.  A second runner subsequently scored on the high throw making it 2-0 in the second inning.  Heuvelton earned a 6-0 shutout victory over St. Regis Falls to gain the Section X Class D Championship and advance to the NYSPHSAA Tournament. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

St. Regis Falls Abigal Duquette (12) drives the ball over the head of the second baseman and into the gap in center field to earn the double in the first inning.   The Saints had early flashes of heroics in a game matching two unbeatens.  Catcher Rondeau made the first out of the game snagging a foul pop just before banging into the fence.  In the bottom of the first, the Saints' Abby Duquette singled, then tried to score on a double to the alley in right-center.  But a relay from RF Meg Woodard to SS Kedan Mack to catcher Emily Streeter nailed Duquette on a bang-bang play at the plate.  In retrospect, it appeared to be the defining moment in the game.  Heuvelton promptly scored twice in the top of the second.  The Bulldogs tacked on two more insurance runs in the fifth and seventh innings.  Winning pitcher Paige McCormick was also honored with the Dave "Huffer" Gebo Award for Outstanding Girls Softball Player in Section X.

ST. REGIS FALLS PULLS AWAY TO BEAT M-W IN SEMIFINAL 6-2


Madrid-Waddington’s Hannah Marcellus (14) drives the ball deep into center field to earn a base hit in the top of the first inning.  Top-seeded St. Regis Falls stay undefeated with a 6-2 win over the Madrid-Waddington Lady Jackets in the Section X Class D semifinals.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

St. Regis Falls’ Abigail Duquette (10) makes contact with the ball sending it down the left-field line for a single.  St. Regis Falls pitcher Madison Austin allowed Madrid-Waddington just three hits. After a 1-1 tie through the first three innings, the Saints took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth, then tacked on three more runs in the sixth. Abigail Duquette homered, while Kerrigan Rondeau belted a triple and two doubles for the Saints. Skyelin Bradford chipped in a double as the Saints improved to 17-0 overall. Madrid-Waddington closed out a strong season at 12-7 overall.

st. regis falls TOPS lisbon 13-5 IN CLASS D QUARTERFINAL


Lisbon’s Adrian Duvall (19) dashes from first base and slides into third, just getting under the tag from the St. Regis Falls' third baseman to advance into scoring position. The Saints jumped to an 11-1 lead by the fifth inning, and despite a comeback attempt from the Golden Knights, held off Lisbon for a 13-5 victory in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

A St. Regis Falls batter rips the ball over the head of the Lisbon shortstop into the gap for a base hit in the sixth inning.  The top six batters in the Saints lineup all connected for hits.  A four-run first inning launched the St. Regis assault.  The Saints added a run in the second and third innings, then piled up five runs in the decisive fourth frame.  Madison Austin and Kerrigan Rondeau both had three hits, while Rondeau contributed two RBIs.  Lisbon closed its season at 7-10 overall.

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017

NYSPHSAA Class C Quarterfinal at Moreau Park
Greenville (II) 7, St. Lawrence Central (X) 0

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

NY State Class C Opening Round - SUNY Potsdam
St. Lawrence Central (X) 5, Ticonderoga (VII) 3

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017

Section X Class C Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 7, (#2) Potsdam 3

 

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

Section X Class C Semifinals - Home Higher Seed
(#2) Potsdam 10, (#3) Norwood-Norfolk 4
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 30, (#4) Tupper Lake 0

st. lawrence central BEATS POTSDAM 7-3 FOR "C" TITLE


St. Lawrence Central's Maggi Yandoh (4) slides onto second base and is ruled safe, beating the tag from Potsdam's second baseman.  After spotting Potsdam three runs on three errors in the top of the first inning, the Larries silenced the Sandstoners the rest of the way to captured a 7-3 win and the Section X Class C Championship. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Potsdam pitcher Makenzie Martin (16) strikes out a St. Lawrence Central batter to retire the side to end second.   Potsdam carried its 3-0 lead into the fifth inning, before the Larries turned the momentum.  Bailee Gauthier went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs to lead the Larries.  Makiah Ramsdell struck out 10 and scattered just two Potsdam hits over the final six innings. Brittany Martin delivered a double and single for Potsdam, while Wilson connected with a pair of hits.

st. lawrence central wins over tupper lake 30-0  


St, Lawrence Central’s Haile Weegar (5) dashes to first base beating the force from the Tupper Lake first baseman to lead off the second inning. After a scoreless first two innings, the Larries broke out the bats to defeat the Lumberjacks 30-0 to advance to the Section X Class C Championship game where they will take on the Potsdam Sandstoners. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

A Tupper Lake batter drives the ball into centerfield for a base hit in the top of the first inning.  Larries; pitcher Makiah Ramsdell twirled a no-hit shutout and struck out 12 Lady Jacks in the win.  Bailee Gauthier led the Larries belted a grand slam while delivering seven RBIs.  Hailie Weegar chipped in three hits and Paytan Douglas two hits.

LIMITED TO ONE HIT, LARRIES FALL IN STATE QUARTERFINAL

GREENVILLE 7, ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL 0
St. Lawrence Central bats were confined to just one hit, as Greenville pitcher Ava Fitzmaurice fanned 13 Larries in fashioning a 7-0 win in the New York State Class C quarterfinals. The Larries’ Sydney Collins spoiled Fitzmaurice’s bid for a no-hitter with a single in the top of the seventh inning. St. Lawrence pitcher Makiah Ramsdell struck out 12, allowed just two walks and five hits, in absorbing the loss. The Larries’ season ended at 15-6 overall.

st. lawrence CTL. advances past ticonDEROGA IN 5-3 WIN


St. Lawrence Central’s Kelsy Waite (2) drills the ball to the fence in right-center field for a double and drives in the runner from second base to extend the Larries' lead to 4-0 in the bottom of the second inning. The Larries captured a 5-3 victory over Ticonderoga in the opening round  of the NYSPHSAA Class C playoffs. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery 

A Ticonderoga batter makes contact sending the ball down the leftfield line for a base hit in the second inning.  The St. Lawrence Central racked up three critical runs in the first inning, then chipped away for two crucial insurance runs in second and fifth innings in delivering a 5-3 win over Section VII’s Ticonderoga, in the opening round of the New York State Class C softball playoffs. Larries sophomore pitcher Makiah Ramsdell anchored the win, carrying a perfect game into the fifth inning and pitching around five SLC errors with a complete-game two-hitter and 13 strikeouts. In the bottom of the first frame, Sydney Collins and Bailee Gauthier singled and Kelsy Waite walked. Riley Barton lasered an RBI single to left. Hailie Weegar and Leah Francis then delivered RBI singles to post a 3-0 lead. The Larries added what proved to be the game-winning run in the second frame when Gauthier singled up the middle, then scored on a double to right-center by Waite. SLC tacked on another run in the fifth when Weegar scored from third on a fielder’s choice. The Sentinels scored all of their runs in the sixth inning, aided by a pair of Larries’ errors. St. Lawrence Central advances to face Section II’s Greenville on Saturday at Moreau Park in South Glens Falls at 4 p.m.

POTSDAM ENDS FLYERS' HOPES OF REPEAT TITLE IN 10-4 WIN


After Potsdam's Alex Quinn hits a deep sacrifice fly to center, the Sandstoners' Karly Green tags at third and ties the game 1-1 on a close play at the plate.  Potsdam downed Norwood-Norfolk 10-4 in the Section X Class C semifinals, ending the Flyers' hopes of repeating as Class C champions.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

For Norwood-Norfolk, Cassidy Weaver and Julia Reiter had two hits each.  Potsdam's Makenzie Martin fanned nine Flyers in the win, while Quinn smacked a single and two doubles to lead the Sandstoner offense.

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017

NYSPHSAA Class B Quarterfinal at SUNY Potsdam
Cohoes (II) 9, Ogdensburg (X) 4

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017

Section X Class B Championship -SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Ogdensburg 15, (#2) Gouverneur 5

 

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

Section X Class B Semifinals - at Higher Seed
(#1) Ogdensburg 12, (#4) Salmon River 1
(#2) Gouverneur 3, (#3) Canton 0

ogdensburg scores fast to win class b title 15-5


Ogdensburg's Taylor Perry (13) beats the tag from Gouverneur shortstop Tori Hartle (5) to advance into scoring position in the first inning.  The Blue Devils jumped to a quick 4-0 lead and held off the Wildcats for a 15-5 victory and the Section X Class B Championship (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Hartle (5) advances into scoring position after hitting a double over the head of the Ogdensburg centerfielder Taylor Perry (13) in the second inning.  A four-run OFA first inning came with  just one hit -- a bunt single -- two walks and two wild pitches for runs.  Winning pitcher Callie Zulauf aided her own cause with an RBI single in the second.  Zulauf allowed just one hit, an RBI triple by Jasmine Mattice with two out in the final inning.

o.F.A. falls to cohoes 9-4 IN STATE CLASS B QUARTERFINAL


Ogdensburg's Taylor Perry (13) drives the ball into the power alley and to the fence in right-center field for a triple and to drive in two runs tying the  up at 4-4 in the fifth inning with Cohoes. The Tigers broke out the bats late in the game to capture the 9-4 victory over O.F.A. in the New York State Class B quarterfinal.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

AA Cohoes batter slaps the ball just over the Ogdensburg third baseman for a base hit in the fifth inning.  After Ogdensburg tied the contest 4-4, Cohoes finished the game by scoring five runs over the final two frames. Cohoes ace Isabelle Dechiaro finished with two shutout innings, allowing just four hits and issuing 15 strikeouts to Devil batters for the game. Callie Zulauf, who pitched a complete game for O.F.A., aided her own cause with two triples and three RBIs. Ogdensburg finished the season at 17-4 overall.

  OGDENSBURG, GOUVERNEUR ADVANCE IN "B" SEMIFINALS

OGDENSBURG 12 SALMON RIVER 1
Top-seed Ogdensburg advanced to the Section X Class B championship with a 12-1 home win over #4-seeded Salmon River.  Callie Zulauf pitched the win for the Blue Devils, tossing a four-hitter and striking out five.  O.F.A. also had just five hits. Chelsea Raven had a double and two RBI's to spark the win. Celia Henry had a double and three RBI's.  Salmon River closed up its campaign at 1-14 overall.

GOUVERNEUR 3, CANTON 0
The hits were few and far between in Gouverneur's 3-0 Class C semifinal win over third-seeded Canton.  The second-seeded Wildcats received a complete-game, four-hit mound gem from Marina Wood, who struck out four and walked just two.  Tori Hartle collected two of the seven hits for the Wildcats.  Canton's season closed at 3-12 overall.

 

Section X Class A Playoffs/h2>

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THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

NY State Class A Opening Round - SUNY Potsdam
Averill Park (II) 18, Malone (X) 0

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017

Section X Class A Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#2) Malone 12, (#1) Massena 11

malone battles back to win class a title over massena


Malone's Morgan Yando (8) dives onto home plate just getting around the tag of the Massena catcher to build a 5-0 lead in the first inning and a half.  Massena bounced back with four runs in the bottom of the second and piled up an 11-5 lead by the fifth.  However, the Huskies surged in the last two innings to capture the Section X Class A title 12-11.  For Malone: Brenna Hudson 3-for-5 with 1 run scored.  Brooke Myers and Kaela King added two hits each with a run scored.  Morgan Yando stroked two hits and scored two runs.   Veronica Monette had a key double in the 6th.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Massena's  Mikenna Merry (16) slides at home beating the throw after a wild pitch.  For Massena, Brittany Streeter went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored.  Sydnee Carroll contributed two hits, including a triple and three runs scored.  Massena finished its season at 14-3 overall.

malone falls to averill park 18-0 in state opener


An Averill Park runner slides safely at home plate, tacking on an other run in a five-run outburst against the Malone Huskies in the fourth inning.  Section II's Averill Park went on to defeat Malone 18-0 in the opening round of the New York State Class A playoffs.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

A Malone runner is safe at first base, for just the second hit of the game for the Huskies in the fourth inning.  Averill Park struck quickly and often, scoring runs in five of seven innings, in hammering out an 18-0 victory in the opening round of the New York State Class A softball playoffs. The Warriors plucked three runs with small-ball bunt-and-steal tactics in the second inning, then launched a five-run assault in the third and fourth innings to blow open a 13-0 advantage that was never threatened. AP was led by Kat Stackrow, Kelsey Mohl and Olivia Kelley who had three hits each. Brooke Reville and Brenna Hudson each slapped a single, the lone hits for the Huskies, who closed their season at 10-6 overall.