State Quarterfinals: St. Lawrence Central Walks Off With 3-2 Win

2019 SECTION X GIRLS SOFTBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

EAST DIVISION              W-L  GB  Non-Lg
Norwood-Norfolk
Brushton-Moira
Chateaugay
Colton-Pierrepont
Madrid-Waddington
Parishville-Hopkinton
Tupper Lake
St. Regis Falls
12-2     -        0-0
11-3     1       0-0
10-4     2       1-0
  6-6     5       0-0

  6-8     6       0-0
4-10     8       1-0
3-11     9       0-0
2-10   10       0-0
CENTRAL DIVISION       W-L  GB  Non-Lg
x-St. Lawrence Ctl.
Ogdensburg
Potsdam
Canton
Gouverneur
Malone
Massena
Salmon River
14-0     -        1-1
11-3     3       0-2
  7-7     7       0-0
  7-7     7       0-0
  6-8     8       0-0
  6-8     8       0-0
4-10   10       0-0
1-13   13       0-1
WEST DIVISION             W-L  GB  Non-Lg
x-Heuvelton
Hammond
Edwards-Knox
Hermon-DeKalb
Morristown
Harrisville
Lisbon
Clifton-Fine
14-0     -        2-0
10-4     4       0-0
  9-5     5       1-0
  7-7     7       0-0
  7-7     7       0-0
  7-7     7       0-3
2-12   12       0-1

0-14   14       0-0


St. Lawrence Central’s Kelsy Waite (2) drills the ball to the fence in centerfield for a double in the bottom of the first inning. The Larries trailed Chatham 2-0 in the seventh, but Maggi Yando's game-winning single completed a three-run rally that lifted St. Lawrence Central to a 3-2 walk-off victory over Chatham to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class C Final Four. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

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THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class A Opening Round - at Canton HS
Jamesville-Dewitt (III) 18, Malone (X) 2

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

Section X Class A Championship at SUNY Potsdam 
(#1) Malone 10, (#2) Massena 4

malone captures class a title over massena


The Malone Huskies celebrate with their championship banner after capturing the Section X Class A Championship after defeating the Massena Red Raiders 10-4. The Huskies pulled away in the sixth inning driving in four runs in the inning. Malone now advances into the NYSPHSAA Class A Tournament. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Massena’s Elizabeth Rodgers (5) slides onto second base just beating out the tag from Malone’s Ryleeigh McCauley (6) to advance into scoring position by stealing the base.

Jamesville-dewitt wins 18-2 over malone F.A. huskies


Jamesville-Dewitt’s Shayna Myshrall (7) drives the ball over the fence in leftfield for a three-run home run to extend the Red Rams lead to 14-2 over the Malone Huskies in the top of the sixth inning.  Jamesville-Dewitt captured an 18-2 victory to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class A Quarterfinals.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery 

Malone’s Kaytie Lamica (7) launches the ball into centerfield for a base hit and to advance a base runner to third base.  One of the two Huskies' runs came off a solo home run from Riley Macauley in the fourth inning.

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

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THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class B Opening Round - at O.F.A.
Ichabod Crane (II) 14, Ogdensburg (X) 2

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class B Championship at SUNY Potsdam 
(#1) Ogdensburg 13, (#2) Canton 12 (11 innings)
Section X Class C Semifinals at Canton HS 
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 3, (#2) Norwood-Norfolk 1

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

Section X Class B Semifinals - at Higher Seed
(#1) Ogdensburg 2, (#4) Gouverneur 1 

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class B Semifinals 
(#2) Canton 1, (#3) Potsdam 0
Section X Class B Play-In 
(#4) Gouverneur 4, (#5) Salmon River 3

CANTON NICKS POTSDAM 1-0 IN SEMIFINAL ON UNEARNED RUN


Canton’s Brooke Larrabee (12) digs out a low pitch for a hit to centerfield for a single in the fourth inning.  Emily Wentworth led off the second inning with a single.  Two hit batters and error later, Wentworth came in to score the game's only run, as Canton beat Potsdam 1- in a pitcher's duel in the Section X Class B semifinals.  Wentworth pitched a one-hit shutout and struck out 12, while Potsdam's Taylor Benda allowed just four hits.  (Bob LaRue photo)

Potsdam’s Kennedy Wilson (4) rounds third base, looking for a chance to score the potential tying run, but was stranded on third based.  Canton advances to the championship game vs. the winner of Gouverneur vs. Ogdensburg.

LATE RUN LIFTs blue devils over WILDCATS IN SEMIFINAL


Ogdensburg’s Celia Henry (24) sends a sacrifice fly to left field, driving in Sam LaFlair from third base, breaking a 1-1 tie with the game-winning run in the sixth inning.  In the Section X Class B semifinal, Ogdensburg squeaked out the 2-1 win over Gouverneur after a bloop single to the infield.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Gouverneur’ s Laney Smith lines out to third base to open the sixth inning in a 1-1 game.   the games leadoff batter Marina Wood walked and scored the Wildcats' only run on Abby Riutta's fielder's choice. Ogdensburg pitcher Rileigh Planty stranded the bases full of Cats to end the inning, then set down the next 18 batters for the win. OFA answered in the bottom of the second when Mattilynne Hough singed to drive in Planty to tie the game.  The score remained the same till the sixth when OFA scratched out a run to win.  

EIGHT-RUN RALLY DOOMS
O.F.A. IN STATE OPENER 14-2


An Inchabod Crane runner slides under the tag at second base in Thursday's Class B state playoff opener at Ogdensburg.  Ichabod edged out to a 4-0 lead before an eight-run outburst in the fifth inning produced a nearly insurmountable lead for the defending state champions.  Ichabod Crane went on to defeat O.F.A. 14-2.  (Photo provided)

Close play at first base.  After Ichabod opened a 12-0 lead, the Blue Devils scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth to stave off mercy-rule elimination.  However, the Riders nailed down two more runs in the sixth to seal the win.

O.F.A. CLAIMS CLASS B TITLE VS. CANTON IN 11 INNINGS


Ogdensburg first baseman Mattilynne Hough (20) snags the ball for the second out of the first inning, while a Canton runner advances to third.  In a classic seesaw battle, Ogdensburg outlasted the Golden Bears 13-12 in an 11-inning marathon to claim the Section X Class B Softball Championship. (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Canton’s Bailee Bessette (9) lines a grounder out to the shortstop to advance the base runners in the first inning. In the bottom of the 11th, O.F.A.’s Katie Rogers raced to first on an infield single, while Raleigh Planty scored the winning run to lift Ogdensburg to a 13-12 win over Canton in the Section X Class B Championship at SUNY Potsdam. Canton jumped out to leads of 2-0 in the first and 4-1 through the top of the 5th. However, Ogdensburg chipped away with a pair of runs in the fifth and tied the game 5-5 in the seventh to force extra innings. After Canton plated four runs to gain a 9-5 foothold in the ninth, the Blue Devils responded with four runs of their own in the bottom of the frame. Both teams scored a run in the 10th. Canton opened a 12-10 lead in the 11th, but O.F.A. came back to score three times in the walk-off win. Samara LaFlair and Natalie McCormick each delivered four hits to lead the Blue Devils. McCormick had a pair of doubles. Canton’s Emily Wentworth struck out 11.

WILDCATS SURVIVE TOUGH BATTLE VS. SALMON RIVER 4-3

GOUVERNEUR 4, SALMON RIVER 3
Gouverneur’s Payton Mousaw lined a single to send home Abby Riutta with what proved to be the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning, sending Gouverneur to a 4-3 win over Salmon River in the Section X Class B play-in round. Gouverneur took a 1-0 lead in the second, but Salmon River tied the game in their next at-bats. Jazmine Mattice scored to restore the Gouverneur lead at 2-1 in the bottom of the third. The Wildcats tacked on a run in the fifth when Laney Smith scored with two out. However, Salmon River bounced back to tie the game 3-3 when their first two batters, Makhia Snyder and Talynn Wylie, scored in the sixth. After Mousaw plated the go-ahead run for Gouverneur, pitcher Marina Wood closed out the game with three outs around a walk in the seventh.

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class C Quarterfinal - SUNY Potsdam
St. Lawrence Central (X) 3, Chatham (II) 2

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class C Semifinals at Canton HS 
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 3, (#2) Norwood-Norfolk 1

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

Section X Class C Semifinals - at Higher Seed 
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 17, (#4) Madrid-Wadd. 0

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class C Semifinals 
(#2) Norwood-Norfolk 4, (#3) Brushton-Moira 1 
Section X Class C Play-In 
(#4) Madrid-Waddington 22, (#5) Tupper Lake 2

st. lawrence central wins class c title vs. flyers 3-1


The St. Lawrence Central Larries celebrate with their Section X Championship banner after they outlasted the Norwood-Norfolk Flyers 3-1 in the Section X Class C title game. The Larries broke the 1-1 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning, when Makiah lined a single to right-center, driving in a pair of runs. St. Lawrence Central now advances into the NYSPHSAA Class C Tournament.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central’s Brianna Brothers (8) collides with Norwood-Norfolk third baseman Grace Furnace on a tag play.  Brothers was ruled out for the final out of the third inning.  Ramsdell brought the heat on the mound with 13 strikeouts. Pitching well for the Flyers, Furnace struck out seven and kept the game close at 1-1 going into the bottom of the sixth. Ramsdell and Kelsy Waite each had a pair of hits for the Larries. Norwood-Norfolk finished a strong season at 11-3 overall and regular-season East Division crown. 

M-W JACKETS SLAM TUPPER LAKE IN PLAY-IN GAME 22-2


Madrid-Waddington’s Jaelynn Uppstrom (3) get the tag down on the steal attempt at second base in the second inning.  The Yellow Jackets rolled past Tupper Lake 22-2.  With the score tied 1-1 after two innings, Madrid-Waddington exploded in the third inning with 15 runs, while going around the batting order more than twice.   M-W the added six more in the fourth to seal the win. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

TTupper Lake’s Shannon Soucy (14) singles to left-center for the first earned run in the top of the second.  Jaelynn Uppstrom and Anna Brady smacked three hits each for M-W.  Tupper Lake had just three hits, between three different players.

s.l.c. advanceS to the state final four with walk-off

 
St. Lawrence Central’s Kelsy Waite (2) drills the ball to the fence in centerfield for a double in the bottom of the first inning. The Larries trailed Chatham 2-0 in the seventh, but Maggi Yando's game-winning single completed a three-run rally that lifted St. Lawrence Central to a 3-2 walk-off victory over Chatham to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class C Final Four. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

A Chatham’s batter launches the ball deep into right-field for a triple in the fifth inning.  After five scoreless innings in a pitcher's duel, Chatham strikes first with run in the top of the sixth and an insurance run in the 7th. The Larries' Marissa Kelly started the counter-rally with a single in the bottom of the 7th.  Christy Smith singled to drive in a run.  Madison Cheney reached on an error at first, tying the game 2-2.  Then Maggi Yandoh laced a single to left, driving in the game-winning run for a 3-2 walk-off win for St. Lawrence Central, ending 12 straight unsuccessful tries in the regionals and finally reaching the State Final Four.

FLYERS RALLY FOR 4 RUNS IN 5TH, SINKING B-M PANTHERS 4-1


Norwood-Norfolk’s Maisie Voss (16) drills a  triple to right-center field to open the key fifth inning.  Norwood-Norfolk scored four times in the inning, then held off Brushton-Moira 4-1 in the Section X Class C semifinal.  Carly Harvey Emma Schiavone and Shelby Vallance all had RBIs.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Brushton-Moira’s Kennadey Hebert (5) slammed a solo home run for the Panthers in the top of the seventh inning, for the only score of the game for the Panthers.

ST. LAWRENCE LARRIES TOP
M-W JACKETS 17-0 IN SEMIS

ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL 17, MADRID-WADDINGTON 0
St. Lawrence Central scored three times in the first inning, then expanded the lead to 7-0, before hammering out seven more runs in a decisive fifth in inning, en route to a 17-0 shutout over the Yellow Jackets in the Section X Class C semifinals. Larries’ pitcher Makiah Ramsdell struck out 12 Jackets and allowed just two hits, both in the final inning, before polishing off the shutout. St. Lawrence’s offense was led by Ramsdell and Maggi Yandoh who both had three hits. Hanna Crump scored four times. The top-seeded Larries advance to face #2-seeded Norwood-Norfolk in the Class C championship contest. 

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

Section X Class D Championship - SUNY Potsdam 
(#4) Edwards-Knox 6, (#3) Hammond 2

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

Section X Class D Semifinals - at Higher Seed
(#4) Edwards-Knox 3, (#1) Heuvelton 2
(#3) Hammond 9, (#2) Chateaugay 0

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class D Quarterfinals 
(#1) Heuvelton 14, (#8) Harrisville 3
(#2) Chateaugay 7, (#7) Hermon-DeKalb 6
(#3) Hammond 5, (#6) Morristown 1
(#4) Edwards-Knox 6, (#5) Colton-Pierrepont 3

Edwards-Knox upsets
first-seeded bulldogs 3-2


Edwards-Knox’s Abigail Hart (14) crushes her second home run of the game to stake the Cougars to a 2-0 lead in the third inning.  The Cougars won 3-2 over previously-unbeaten and #1-seeded Heuvelton in a hotly-contested game for both teams, offensively and defensively, in the Section X Class D semifinals.  (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Amber Cunningham (12) stays alive by fouling off the pitch a very defensive game.  Hart led off the game with a solo homer for a 1-0 lead, then repeated the blast in the third.  On a bunt fake and a wild pitch, Lucy Frary scampered home with a key run for EK, making it 3-0.  The Bulldogs' Molly Williams would hit and come around to score, making it 3-1. Chloe Combs also drove in a run to make it 3-2 in the 6th inning.  But the Bulldogs went down 1-2-3 in the seventh.  Edwards-Knox faces Hammond for the Section X Class D title.

COUGARS PULL AWAY FROM
C-P COLTS 6-3 IN SEMIFINAL


Edward-Knox bats came alive in the pivotal third inning, scoring four runs and opening a 5-1 lead, which would provide the difference.  Edwards-Knox held off Colton-Pierrepont 6-3 in the Section X Class D quarterfinal round.  (Bob LaRue photo)

Colton-Pierrepont pitcher Sydney Graham kicks and fires.  Abby Hart scored the Cougars' lone run in the bottom of the first.  The Colts' Hannah Butterfield doubled and scored in top of the third to tie the game at 1-1.  Graham kept the Cougars close through the first two-plus innings, before E-K strung together four runs in the key third inning.  The inning began with a bloop single, then two misplayed infield balls that loaded the bases.  The Cougars took advantage when Hailey Matthews drove in one run, while Rachel Vachev drove in two runs.

  

 

EDWards-knox wins class d championship in 6-2 win


The Edwards-Knox Cougars celebrate with their Section X Championship banner after pulling away from the Hammond Red Devils in the seventh inning to capture the Section X Class D Championship. The Cougars drove in two runs in the fifth and four runs in the seventh inning to earn the victory and advance into the NYSPHSAA Class D Tournament.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Hammond’s Kelsey Bennett drivan inside-the-park home run to tie the game 2-2 in the bottom of the fifth inning. 

Hammond earns shutout victory over chateaugay


Hammond’s Kelsey Bennett (11) drives the ball just over the head of the Chateaugay 2nd baseman and to centerfield for a hit and RBI to extend the score to 5-0 in the fifth inning. The Red Devils shut out the Bulldogs 9-0 to capture Section X Class D semifinal win and advance to take on Edwards-Knox for the title. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Hammond’s Avery Kenyon dashes past Chateaugay shortstop Montana Dermott (9), just beating the throw and tag to advance into scoring position in the top of the sixth inning.  Alana Parrow drove in three runs for the Red Devils, while Kelsey Bennett and Hannah Cunningham each drove in two runs.  Hammond expanded a 2-0 lead with five runs in the fifth inning.  Hammond's Sydney Tanner allowed just one hit, a single in the first inning, before setting down the next 19 batters in a row including nine strikeouts.

#1 HEuvelton earns 14-3 win over #8-seeded harrisville


Heuvelton’s Kelsey Williams drills the ball deep along the leftfield line for a double in the bottom of the third inning. The Heuvelton Bulldogs advanced into the Section X Class D semifinals, after rolling up a 14-2 victory over Harrisville Pirates.  The Bulldogs face Edwards-Knox in the next round.  Heuvelton exploded with five runs in the third inning, and eight runs in the fourth inning to jump to a 14-0 lead over Harrisville.  Madison McCormick delivered three singles, three runs and a walk in four trips. Emily Streeter had four hits and Molly Williams whacked three hits.  Harrisville scored all its runs in the sixth and seventh innings. Harlee Moore led the way with three hits.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

CHATEAUGAY, HAMMOND ADVANCE IN QUARTERFINALS

CHATEAUGAY 7, HERMON-DEKALB 6
In a seesaw battle, Chateaugay pulled off a walk-win in the seventh, in winning the Section X Class D quarterfinal game 7-6 at home. After the Green Demons gained an early 3-1 lead in the third inning, the Bulldogs’ Alicia Cowan deadlocked the game at 3-3 with a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth. H-D slipped ahead again 4-3 in the sixth, before Chateaugay threw up three more runs to take a 6-4 advantage also in the 6th. The Demons jumped back into the lead with a pair of runs in the top of the seventh. Chateaugay kept the game at 6-6 by nailing a runner at the plate. The Bulldogs Ella Champagne drove in the game winner with an RBI groundout in the walk-off win. Julietta Lamore earned the win on the mound for Chateaugay.

HAMMOND 5, MORRISTOWN 1
Hammond catcher Kelsey Bennett helped backstop the win by throwing out three runners at second base in the #3-seeded Red Devils’ 5-1 win over Morristown in the Section X Class D quarterfinal. Hammond struck for two runs in the third and three more in the sixth inning. Bennett also connected on a pair or doubles, while Avery Kenyon singled and belted a third-inning homer to lead the Devils. Sydney Tanner gained the win on the mound. Hailey Cunningham also had two singles. Morgan Macaulay led the Green Rockets with three single and scored the team’s lone run in the tip of the first inning.