Heuvelton Falls To Deposit 4-0 in New York State Class D Semifinal

2016 SECTION X GIRLS SOFTBALL
Final Standings & Non League Stats

EAST DIVISION              W-L  GB  Non-Lg
x-Norwood-Norfolk
Chateaugay
St. Regis Falls
Colton-Pierrepont
Madrid-Waddington
Brushton-Moira
Tupper Lake
Parishville-Hopkinton
14-0      -      4-2
10-4     4      0-0
10-4     4      0-0
  8-6     6      0-1
  7-7     7      1-1

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

0-10  10      0-2


Heuvelton pitcher Paige McCormick allowed just one hit in the Bulldogs' 3-1 win vs. Lafargeville in the New York State Class D quarterfinal saoftball game. Only one Lafargeville error for the game gave Heuvelton a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Bulldogs combined for three hits in a two-run third. Paige McCormick held the Red Knights to just one hit through the first six innings and finished with a three hitter. (Bob LaRue photo) 

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

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THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

N.Y.S. Class B Regional Semifinal - at Luther Field
Ichabod Crane (II) 10, Ogdensburg (X) 0

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class B Championship - SUNY Potsdam
(#1) Ogdensburg 11, (#2) Gouverneur 10

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class B Semifinals
(#1) Ogdensburg 19, (#4) Canton 9
(#2) Gouverneur 15, (#3) Salmon River 7

GOUVERNEUR OVERCOMES ROUGH START, BEATS SALMON

GOUVERNEUR 15, SALMON RIVER 7
Salmon River shelled Gouverneur pitching for six runs in the top of the first inning, but managed just one run the rest of the way. The second-seeded Wildcats’ Sam Cushman and Aleesha LaBow spanked three hits each, while Brooklyn Wilson delivered two hits in Gouverneur’s steady comeback for a 15-7 victory in the Section X Class B semifinals. Brittany Brooks stroked three hits to lead the #3-seeded Shamrocks who wrapped up their season at 4-12 overall.

blue devils down golden bears to advance 15-7


Ogdensburg’s Alicia Garcia (00) fires the ball past the Canton pitcher and shot stop to earn the base hit and to place a runner onto third base in the bottom of the first inning. The Blue Devils had a scoring surge in the first inning jumping to a fast 7-0 lead over the Golden Bears. Ogdensburg captured the semifinal victory 19-9 and will advance to the Class B Championship where they will take on the Gouverneur Wildcats. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

On a steal, Canton’s Meredith Drury (2) slides onto second base just beating out the tag from Ogdensburg second baseman and advance into scoring position.  OFA’s Calee Zulauf pitched five innings of one-hit ball and went 4-for-5 at the plate. Madi Bresett also went 4-for-5 for the Blue Devils who will advance to face Gouverneur for the championship.  Canton closed its season at 3-16 overall.

OGDENSBURG SEASON ENDS AFTER 10-0 loss TO ICHABOD

ICHABOD CRANE 10, OGDENSBURG 0
Section II’s Ichabod Crane allowed just two hits and struck out 13 Ogdensburg batters in a 10-0 shutout victory in the New York State Class B opening round. Pitcher Calisa Phippen aided her own cause with a triple and a home run. O.F.A. completed its 2016 campaign with a 16-5 overall record.

O.F.A. RALLIES PAST Wildcats WITH 11-10 CLASS B TITLE


Ogdensburg’s Madison Bresett (20) just slides under the tag of Gouverneur shortstop Tori Hartle (5) to steal second base in the bottom of the third inning. The Blue Devils jumped to an 8-1 lead at the end of the third inning, but the Wildcats battled back to take a 10-8 lead. Ogdensburg rallied in the final two innings to capture the Section X Class B Championship. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Gouverneur’s Aleesha LaBow (12) raps the ball over the Ogdensburg first baseman in the top of the fourth inning.  After Ogdensburg built an 8-1 lead in the fourth inning, Gouverneur rallied to take a 10-8 lead in the sixth inning to challenge the Blue Devils’ bid for a three-peat in the Section X Class B championship. However, the O.F.A. rallied for two runs in the sixth and a walk off run in the seventh inning to pull out the 11-10 win. The game was marred by a collision between OFA battery mates, pitcher Callee Zulauf and catcher Kelsey Pinkerton, who collided awkwardly while hard chasing an infield fly in the first inning. Pinkerton was subsequently transported to the Canton-Potsdam Hospital. Zulauf was able to stay in the game and promptly belted a two-run home run in the bottom of the first. She blasted a two-run double in the sixth to tie the game. On an infield ground ball by Tina Mensa, pinch runner Katie Rogers slid home in a cloud of dust to end the game.

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016

N.Y.S. Class C Regional Semifinal - SUNY Potsdam
Ticonderoga (VII)  12, St. Lawrence Central (X) 1

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

Section X Class C Championship
(#1) St. Lawrence Ctl. 5, (#2) Norwood-Norfolk 4

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class C Semifinals
(#1) St. Lawrence Central 15, (#5) Potsdam 0
(#2) Norwood-Norfolk 22, (#3) Brushton-Moira 10

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class C Play-In
(#5) Potsdam 18, (#4) Tupper Lake 2

LARRIES, FLYERS SCORE BIG WINS IN SEMIFINAL ROUND

ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL 15, POTSDAM 0
St. Lawrence Central’s Melanie Ramsdell twirled a one-hit shutout to lead the top-seeded Larries to a 15-0 shutout over #5-seeded Potsdam in the Section X Class C semifinals. Riley Barton cranked two hits for four RBIs. Sydney Collins and Natasha Barnhart also rapped a pair of hits each. The Larries advance to face Norwood-Norfolk in the championship. Potsdam finished its season at 4-18.

NORWOOD-NORFOLK 22, BRUSHTON-MOIRA 10
Kylee Lashomb and Breanna Deshane belted three hits apiece and accounted for four RBIs combined in leading second-seeded Norwood-Norfolk to a 22-10 win over #3-seeded Brushton-Moira in the Section X Class C semifinals. The Flyers advance to face St. Lawrence Central in the championship. Brushton-Moira, which closed its season at 5-10, was led by Brooke Robideau delivered three hits.

#5 POTSDAM RACKS UP 18-2 WIN OVER TUPPER IN PLAY-IN

POTSDAM 18, TUPPER LAKE 2
Potsdam produced one of its best all-round wins both offensively and defensively in the last five years with an 18-2 win in the opening round of the Section X Class C playoffs. The 18-2 victory earned the fifth-seeded Sandstoners a trip to face top-seeded St. Lawrence Central in Brasher in the semifinal round. Tupper Lake closed out its season at 3-14.

five run rally in fifth inning leads larries to 5-4 win


The St. Lawrence Central Larries celebrate winning the Section X Class C Championship past the Norwood-Norfolk Flyers 5-4. The Larries surged in the bottom of the fifth inning scoring five runs to break the scoreless tie and take the lead. The Flyers fought to battle back in the top of the sixth inning gaining three runs making the game 5-3. Norwood-Norfolk scored one more run in the seventh inning however still fell short to St. Lawrence Central. The Larries now advance to the NYSPHSAA Class C State Tournament where they will play the winner of the game between the champions of Section II and Section VII at SUNY Potsdam on Saturday, June 4th. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Katrina Durant (11) attempts to slide onto second base to make the steal and advance.  However, she is beat to the tag on the diving touch of St. Lawrence Central’s shortstop Leah Francis (7).  Scoreless game into the bottom of the 5th inning, St. Lawrence’s Natasha Barnhart lined a base hit up the middle. Kelsey Waite scored. 1-0 Larries. Hayley Agens squeeze bunted. The throw to the plate is not in time. 2-0 St. Lawrence. Bailey Gauthier’s shot to the gap scored two. 5-0 Larries after 5 innings. Norwood-Norfolk fought back in the sixth. Alexandra Allen lined a single for an RBI. Alexis Tipping then lined the ball to centerfield all the way to the wall, plating two runs, cutting the Larries' lead to 5-3. In the 7th, Kylee Lashomb hit a liner to left, trimming the lead to 5-4. With the tying run at second, Allen drilled a hard-hit ball, but right to the Larries' shortstop to end the game. St. Lawrence Central draws a first-round bye in the state playoffs. Norwood-Norfolk closed its season at 19-3.

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016

N.Y.S. Class D Semifinal - at South Glens Falls
Deposit (IV) 4, Heuvelton (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016

N.Y.S. Class D Regional Semifinal - SUNY Potsdam
Heuvelton (X) 3, Lafargeville (III) 1

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

Section X Class D Championship
(#1) Heuvelton 13, (#3) Edwards-Knox 6

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

Section X Class D Semifinals
(#1) Heuvelton 15, (#4) Hammond 0
(#3) Edwards-Knox 1, (#7) Chateaugay 0

 

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

Section X Class D Quarterfinals
(#1) Heuvelton 5, (#8) Madrid-Waddington 0
(#7) Chateaugay 10, (#2) St. Regis Falls 1
(#3) Edwards-Knox 20, (#6) Lisbon 1
(#4) Hammond 15, (#5) Colton-Pierrepont 8

SEMIFINALS: COUGARS WIN ON WALKOFF; HEUVELTON WINS

EDWARDS-KNOX 1, CHATEAUGAY 0
With a scoreless game going into the bottom of the seventh, third-seeded Edwards-Knox tallied the game’s lone run to end a pitcher’s duel against #7-seeded Chateaugay in the Section X Class D semifinals. Kelsey White led off the Cougars’ seventh with a single. Darian Fenton then singled. Chateaugay got the lead runner out on a fielder’s choice. Dekotah Bacon then lined a long walk-off triple that ended the contest. E-K pitcher Makalya Bacon allowed just four hits and struck out 14. Chateaugay pitcher Rachel Young relinquished just seven hits. Chateaugay closed it season at 11-5 overall. Edwards-Knox advances to face Heuvelton in the championship.

HEUVELTON 15, HAMMOND 0

Paige McCormick three-hit shutout guided the top-seeded Heuvelton Bulldogs to a 15-0 win over #4-seeded Hammond in the Section X Class D semifinals. Katie Palmer rapped three singles, Kelsey Williams belted a double and a triple, and Madison McCormick delivered a double and a single for the Bulldogs who improved to 18-0. Hammond advances to the championship game against Edwards-Knox. Hammond winds up its 2016 campaign at 8-6 overall.

HAMMOND, EDWARDS-KNOX, CHATEAUGAY WIN Q-FINALS

CHATEAUGAY 10, ST. REGIS FALLS 1
Chateaugay ace Rachael Young allowed just one hit in guiding the 7th-seeded Bulldogs to a 10-1 victory at #2-seeded St. Regis Falls in the Section X Class D quarterfinal. Caitlynn McGillicuddy led the Bulldog offense with a grand slam. Chateaugay advances to face #3-seeded Edwards-Knox in the semifinals. The Saints closed out their improved season with a 10-5 overall record.

EDWARDS-KNOX 20, LISBON 1
Dakota Bacon belted a grand slam and collected seven RBIs to lead the Edwards-Knox Cougars in a 20-1 rout of the Lisbon Golden Knights in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The Cougars rapped 13 hits altogether. Shay Devito provided a triple, a single and three RBIs. Edwards-Knox advances to face Chateaugay in the Class D semifinals. For Lisbon, Randi Legault slammed a double, while Sierra Dobbs and Sierra Ashley had singles. The Golden Knights closed their season at 10-9 overall.

HAMMOND 15, COLTON-PIERREPONT 8
Paige Frisina crushed a home run and Alyson Crosby pitched the win, leading Hammond to a 15-8 victory over Colton-Pierrepont in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The Colts’ Hannah Hogle ripped a bases-loaded triple, then came home to score on an overthrow. Hammond advances to face top-seeded Heuvelton in the Class D semifinals. Colton-Pierrpeont’s season came to a close with a 7-6 overall record.

HEUVELTON HEADS TO STATE FINAL-4 BEATING RED KNIGHTS


Heuvelton pitcher Paige McCormick allowed just one hit in the Bulldogs' 3-1 win vs. Lafargeville in the New York State Class D quarterfinal saoftball game. (Bob LaRue photo)

Only one Lafargeville error for the game gave Heuvelton a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Nathalie Barr tried to advance from first to third on a bunt. The throw from first sailed to the sidelines and allowed Barr to score. The Bulldogs combined for three hits in a two-run third. Barr led off the inning with a walk, followed by a single from Katie Palmer. After both advanced on the next play, Paige McCormick lined a single to center to drive in both runners. McCormick held the Red Knights to just one hit through the first six innings and finished with a three hitter. Heuvelton played errorless softball in producing a 3-1 win over Lafargeville in the New York State Class D quarterfinal game at SUNY Potsdam. Lafargeville freshman pitcher Sarah Johnson tossed a six-strikeout four-hitter, but came up on the short end. The Knights’ only run came in the seventh frame when Izzy Soluri led off with a single, then scored on a double by Callie Rampant. Heuvelton (20-0) advances to face Section IV champion Deposit in the state semifinals on Saturday, June 11th.

HEUVELTON RALLIES TO TURN BACK UPSTART COUGARS 13-6

HEUVELTON 13, EDWARDS-KNOX 6
Upset-minded Edwards-Knox tallied five runs in the fifth inning to gain a 6-3 advantage. However, after the scare awakened the Heuvelton offense which came back with four runs in the fifth inning to regain a 7-6 lead, and six unanswered insurance runs in the sixth. Miranda Donnelly drove in six runs, including a double for two runs in the fifth and a bases-clearing double in the sixth-inning rally. Heuvelton catcher Hannah Thornhill earned double honors in the post-game awards ceremony. She was named West Division MVP and winner of the prestigious David “Huffer” Gebo Memorial Award. Heuvelton will open the state playoffs facing Section III champion Lafargeville on Friday. Edwards-Knox closed its season at 11-5 overall.  (Game Gallery will be posted shortly)

Heuvelton advances past
m-w 5-0 to semifinals


Heuvelton’s Madison McCormick (8) drills a shot toward over the glove of the Madrid-Waddington first baseman and just in front of the right fielder for a base hit in the bottom of the fifth inning. The Yellowjackets held the Bulldogs to just a 3-0 lead after five innings.  However, the Bulldogs held off Madrid-Waddington to gain a 5-0 victory and advance to the Section X Class D semifinals. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Hannah Thornhill (27) beats the throw to Madrid-Waddington’s first baseman Jenna Marcellus to earn a base hit in the bottom of the fourth inning. Paige McCormick twirled a four-hitter and struck out 10 Jackets.  M-W's Emily McBath also had a strong outing allowing just six hits, scattered among six different Bulldogs.  McBath had the only two-hit game on either side.

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

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THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

N.Y.S. Class A Regional Semifinal - at Syracuse
Jamesville-Dewitt (III) 34, Massena (X) 4

 

TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016

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

MASSENA'S SEASON CLOSES WITH LOSS TO J-D IN STATES

JAMESVILLE-DEWITT 34, MASSENA 4
The Red Raiders postseason hopes quickly faded as Jamesville-Dewitt stacked up six runs in the first inning. The Red Rams tacked on 10 runs in the third frame with three home runs, including a grand slam, putting away Massena in a 34-4 opening round win in the New York State Class A softball playoffs. Makenzie Keeler and Shayna Myshrall each homered and collected five RBIs in the win. Massena ended its season at 12-8.

massena battles back to win 10-4 for class a title


Massena’s Abbey Paudano (2) launches the ball back against the fence in rightfield for a double and to advance a runner to third base. The Raiders gained the lead in the fourth inning breaking a 4-4 tie and holding off the Malone Huskies to capture a 10-4 victory and the Section X Class A Championship. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Malone’s Jessica Broeker (4) drill the ball into leftfield to pick up a base hit in the bottom of the fourth inning.  The Raiders’ win ended the Huskies’ five-year reign as Class A Champions. It was also the first sectional title for Massena head coach Sue Macaulay. The Raiders staged a pair of four-run rallies, aided by nine Malone errors in capturing the win. Amber Thomas picked up the mound win in relief of starter Reaghan Peets. Malone finished its season at 13-7 overall. Massena advances to state playoffs against the Section III champion in the opening round of state playoffs at Cicero-North Syracuse.