State Semifinal: Rough Innings Sinks Lisbon's Hopes of State Title

2019 SECTION X BOYS BASEBALL
Final Standings & Non-League Stats

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


Lisbon’s Jayden Williams (13)drives the ball to the gap between center and leftfield for a hit and and advances a runner into scoring position on third base in the bottom of the third inning. The Golden Knights battled back from being down 4-0 in the second inning to capture the 5-4 walk-off victory to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four where they will take on Section VI’s Brocton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

 

Section X Class A Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class A Opening Round-Salmon River
Burnt Hills-Ballston Spa (II) 10, Massena (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class A Championship at Salmon River 
(#1) Massena7, (#2) Malone 1

 

 

MASSENA CLAIMS CLASS A TITLE IN 7-1 WIN VS. MALONE

MASSENA 7, MALONE 1
Massena sophomore hurler Dave Dubray tossed a two hitter and struck out 10 Huskies in fashioning a 7-1 win in the Section X Class A Championship game held at Salmon River. The Red Raiders supported the mound effort by immediately scoring three runs in the first inning, including a two-run double by Zach Goolden. Massena added a pair or runs in the third and two more insurance scores in the sixth inning. Malone notched its lone run in the sixth inning, when Dawson Scharf scored to break up the shutout. Massena advances to the New York State Class A playoffs, while Malone closed out its season at 8-5 overall. Malone finished the season with an 8-5 record.

 

Section X Class B Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class B Quarterfinal - Location TBD
Schylerville 4 (II), Ogdensburg (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class B Championship at Clarkson 
(#1) Ogdensburg 6, (#2) Potsdam 0

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class B Semifinals 
(#1) Ogdensburg 10,(#5) Salmon River 2
(#2) Potsdam 12, (#3) Gouverneur 2  

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019

Section X Class B Play-In Game - at Higher Seed
(#5) Salmon River 8, (#4) Canton 5 (11 innings)

SALMON RIVER RALLIES IN 7TH, OUTLAST CANTON IN 11 INNS.


Salmon River's Greg Burdash (12) slides into second base, as the ball bounds away from Canton's middle infielders.  Fourth-seeded Canton built a 5-2 lead after five innings, but the Shamrocks rallied for three runs in the 7th to tie.  Fifth-seeded Salmon River scored three more runs in the 11th inning to defeat Canton 8-5 in the Section X Class B play-in round contest.  (Bob LaRue photo)  Game Gallery

Canton's Jack Finnerty hits the baseball "on the button" for a single through the left side of the infield and an RBI.  Canton scored twice in the first when Mike Shatraw drilled a two-RBI double.  Salmon River plated a run in the top of the 3rd on a wild pitch.   in the bottom of the third, Lane Rayburn popped a ball behind first that would drop, allowing Jack Finnerty to score and extend Canton's lead to 3-1. In the fourth, Finnerty drilled a single, plating another run for the Bears.  In the fifth, Salmon River's Tim Cook singled to drive in a run, making it 4-2 Canton. Andy Franklin chopped an inside pitch through the hole to the left for Canton's fifth run.  Down to their final three outs, Salmon River started the inning with a baserunner on an infield error.  Cook and Avery followed with back-to-back hits, while another error allowed the tying run.  In the top of the 11th, with two runners board, Cook and Avery produced RBI singles again to give the Shamrocks their first lead of the game.  The Bears had two runners aboard in the bottom of the inning, but could not capitalize, closing its season at 2-11 overall.

POTSDAM STRIKES EARLY IN BEATING WILDCATS IN SEMIS


Potsdam’s Mike Keleher (4) drills the ball to centerfield.    Gouverneur gained the lead with two runs in the top of the first. However, Potsdam answered with three runs in the bottom of the frame, then three in the bottom of the second and four in the bottom of the third, en route to a 12-2 victory in the Section X Class B semifinals.  (NCSN file photo)

Gouverneur's Jared Wilson (6) throws a strike.  Mike Bunstone and Will Roda each had two hits, while Bunstone scored three times.  Keller McGowan had two RBIs.  Jared Wilson and Jake Link scored the Wildcats runs.  

BALDWIN PERFECT GAME LIFTS O.F.A. TO CLASS B CHAMPS


Ogdensburg’s Ethan Baldwin (17) finishes one of 17 strikeouts in the fourth inning.  Baldwin completed his second perfect game in a row and third of the season in a masterful 6-0 victory over Potsdam in the Section X Class B championship.  (Sam Wangerin photo)  Game Gallery

Potsdam’s William Roda (2) lifts the ball to the infield as one of just four Potsdam players to make contact and put the ball in play against Baldwin.  Ogdensburg scored a run in the second, two more in the third and fifth innings and a final run in the sixth inning. Baldwin and Connor Griffith each delivered three hits for the Blue Devils who improved to 16-2 overall. Jackson Jones also had a pair of hits. Baldwin tied a state record for going five games this season without allowing a hit, including three perfect games and two no hitters. He plans to throw for St. Lawrence University next season. O.F.A. moves on to state playoffs. Potsdam finishes at 7-9 overall.

ogdensburg advances past salmon river in 10-2 win


Ogdensburg’s Connor Griffith (8) slides onto second base just beating the tag from Salmon River second baseman Tim Cook (12) to steal the base in the bottom of the sixth inning.  The Blue Devils swept to a 10-2 victory over the Shamrocks to advance to the Section X Class B Championship where they will take on the Potsdam Sandstoners.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Salmon River’s Patrick Ghostlaw (3) drives the ball along the left baseline for a hit in the top of the seventh inning. Salmon River scored their lone two runs in the second inning to take a 2-1 lead over the Blue Devils.  The Blue Devils scored six runs in the fourth inning to grab a 7-2 lead and added three insurance runs in the sixth inning. Jackson Troiano pitched a three hitter and struck out 12 batters for O.F.A.

 

Section X Class C Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class C Opening Round - at Canton HS
Fort Plain (II) 11, Norwood-Norfolk (X) 0

 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class C Championship at Canton HS  
(#1) Norwood-Norfolk 8, (#3) Madrid-Waddington 3

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class C Semifinals 
(#1) Norwood-Norfolk 13, (#5) Tupper Lake 1
(#3) Madrid-Waddington 5,(#2) Brushton-Moira 3  

 

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019

Section X Class C Play-In Game - at Higher Seed
(#5) Tupper Lake 4 (#4) St. Lawrence Central 2

TUPPER LAKE UPSETS LARRIES IN QUARTERFINAL PLAY-IN 4-2


Leading off in the top of the third inning, Tupper Lake’s Dalton LaFountain drives the ball over the head of the centerfielder for a base hit.  The #5-seeded Lumberjacks upset the #4-seeded St. Lawrence Central Larries 4-2 in the Section X Class C Play-In Round. (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

St. Lawrence Central’s Rico DiMatteo (5) dives to get back to third base, just beating out the tag from Tupper Lake third baseman Braydyn McCottery.  Tupper Lake pitcher Brad McLear went 6⅓ innings, giving up just two runs on five hits in leading the fifth-seeded Lumberjacks to a 4-2 upset victory over #4-seeded St. Lawrence Central in the Section X Class C play-in round. The Jacks broke a scoreless tie in the third inning Brennen McComber led off with a single, stole second and third, then scored on an infield groundout. Jace Guerette Demarais the scored on a wild pitch to amp up Tupper’s lead to 2-0. St. Lawrence got one run back in the bottom of the frame when Ansen Weegar doubled to drive in Jarrett St. Hilaire. The score remained 2-1 until the seventh when McComber and Jack Skiff touched home to make it 4-1. The Larries tried to mount a comeback in their final at-bats, scoring a run on four straight singles. But TL reliever Owen Gonyea entered to get the final two outs and the save. Tupper makes the trek to top-seeded Norwood-Norfolk in the Section X Class C semifinals. The Larries finished a winning season at 8-7 overall.

M-W JACKETS SURVIVE B-M PANTHERS' LATE RALLY 5-3


Madrid-Waddington base runner Joey Greene (9) slides onto second base, beating the tag from Brushton-Moira second baseman Justin Kennedy (1) Madrid-Waddington scored twice in the fourth and fifth innings, and an insurance score in the sixth to open a 5-1 lead.  But Brushton-Moira bounced back with two runs in the seventh, and left the potential tying runs on base.  The Jackets held on for a 5-3 win over the Panthers in the Section X Class C semifinals.  The Jackets advance to face top-seeded Norwood-Norfolk in the title game.  Brody VanBuren led the Jackets with three hits.  Gage Martin reached three times for B-M.  (Cody Jenne photo)   File Gallery

FOrt plain advances to class d quarters past n-n


Norwood-Norfolk catcher Seth Gilbert stretches to make the catch from centerfield to get the Fort Plain base runner out at the plate in the top of the second inning. The Hilltoppers cruised to an 11-0 shutout victory over the Flyers to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class C quarterfinals.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Reed Gravlin (19) drives the ball against Fort Plain pitcher John Cortese who went the distance allowing no hits and just three walks.  Norwood-Norfolk's season ended at 15-4 overall.

Norwood-norfolk downs
m-w 8-3 win class c title


Madrid-Waddington’s Ben Averill (6) drives the ball into the gap between left and center fields for the base hit in the top of the first inning. The Flyers opened strong driving in four runs in the first inning, lifting them to the 8-3 victory over the Yellowjackets to capture the Section X Class C Championship.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Norwood-Norfolk’s Luke Allen (6) touches first base just in time to beat out the throw to the Madrid-Waddington first baseman for the base hit in the second inning.  After being staked to a 4-0 lead, Allen fanned five Jackets and worked around four errors in pitching the win. The Flyers added a run in the second and three more in the third inning to account for its eight runs. Seth Gilbert and Connor Paige led Norwood-Norfolk with two hits each. Logan Cordova also had a pair of hits for the Yellow jackets, who closed their season at 11-6.

N-N FLYERS ADVANCE PAST TUPPER LAKE 13-1 IN SEMIFINAL

NORWOOD-NORFOLK 13, TUPPER LAKE 1
The first Lumberjack batter singled and scored, but that's all that Flyers' pitcher Bobby Voss would relinquish.  Voss allowed just one walk the rest of the way in shutting down the Jacks 13-1 in the Section X Class C semifinal.  The Flyers countered with four runs in the bottom of the first, then plated six runs on just three hits combined with three Tupper errors in the third frame to seal the victory.  Pat Smith reached base four times, including three singles.  Seth Gilbert stroked a hit and a sacrifice fly.  Voss had an RBI single.  Sean Derouchie and Connor Paige delivered two hits each.

 

Section X Class D Playoffs

 NCSN  Baseball Scoreboard

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class D Quarterfinal - at Vestal
Brocton (VI) 10, Lisbon (X) 0

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

NYSPHSAA Class D Quarterfinal- at St. Lawrence U.
Lisbon (X) 5, Bolton-Schroon Lake (VII) 4

 

MONDAY, MAY 31, 2019

Section X Class D Championship at St. Lawrence U. 
(#2) Lisbon 8, (#1) Heuvelton 2

 

SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2019

Section X Class D Semifinals - at Higher Seed
(#1) Heuvelton 16, (#5) Parishville-Hopkinton 1
(#2) Lisbon 7, (#3) Chateaugay 6  

 

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019

Section X Class D Quarterfinals - at Higher Seed
(#1) Heuvelton 19, (#8) Hermon-DeKalb 0
(#2) Lisbon 9, (#7) St. Regis Falls 3
(#3) Chateaugay 7, (#6) Edwards-Knox 2
(#5) Parishville-Hopkinton 10, (#4) Morristown 3

lisbon upsets heuvelton to win section x class d title


The Lisbon Golden Knights celebrate with their Section X Championship banner after stunning the Heuvelton Bulldogs in an 8-2 upset victory to win the Section X Class D Championship.  The Golden Knights, who did not have a team last season, jumped to an early 5-0 lead over the Bulldogs after 1½ innings.  Griffin Walker held the Bulldogs at bay as the winning pitcher.  Lisbon advances to the NYSPHSAA Class D Tournament. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Heuvelton’s Jed Crayford (8) slides past the Lisbon second baseman to steal the base in the bottom of the fifth inning.  After Lisbon struck for two runs in the first and three in the second inning, Heuvelton chipped away for a run in the second and third innings, to close the gap to 5-2. But Walker continued to work around four Lisbon errors by walking just one battle and striking out four. Meanwhile, in the sixth, the Golden Knights loaded the bases and cashed in two more runs, before adding another insurance score in the seventh. Ben LaRock smacked three hits and collected two RBIs, while Trent Williams drove in three runs for the Knights. Jack LaRock and Tyler Gravlin each had a pair of hits. Adam Calton had three hits to lead top-seeded Heuvelton, which closed its season at 14-2 overall. 

HHeuvelton downs p-h panthers 16-1 to advance


Heuvelton’s Loren Putman (3) belts the ball into the gap between right and center field for a single and an RBI in the bottom of the second inning.  The Bulldogs drove in four runs in the second inning and exploded for 11 runs in the third, lifting them to a 16-1 victory over the Parishville-Hopkinton Panthers to advance to the Section X Class D Championship game vs. the Lisbon Golden Knights. (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

PParishville-Hopkinton’s Tanner Rosenbarker (32) drives the ball just over the head of the Heuvelton shortstop for a single in the third inning.  Heuvelton pitcher Bryce Lake allowed the Panthers a run on three hits in the first inning, but scattered just three hits the rest of the way for the win.  Eight different batters all had a hit apiece for the Bulldogs.

#5 P-H PANTHERS BAT PAST #4 ORRISTOWN IN q-fINAL 10-3


Parishville-Hopkinton’s Brendan Phippen (3) and Kade Hayes run down Morristown's Jonah Witherhead (2) attempting to steal second base for the first out of the second inning.  Parishville-Hopkinton captured a 10-3 win over Morristown in the Section X Class D quarterfinal. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

Morristown’s Wyatt Sullivan (12) reaches to poke a single and advance a runner to third base.  Fourth-seeded Morristown struck first in the bottom of the first when Kade Marshall stroked a base hit and an RBI. 1-0 Green Rockets. Top of the second, the Panthers’ Peyton Snell singled to drive in a run, tying the game at 1-1. In the third, P-H pitcher Tanner Rosenbarker helped his own cause with a seeing-eye single and an RBI. Kade Hayes then hit a sharp grounder that eluded the infield and outfield. Three runs scored. Morristown closed the gap to 5-3 on RBIs by Jonah Witherhead and Ashton Colby in the bottom of the third frame. Snell reached on an error in the fourth, then manufactured a run with two stolen bases and scoring on a wild pitch. Bert Chevier slammed a two-RBI double in the sixth to stretch the lead to 8-3, en route to a 10-3 final. Fifth-seeded Parishville-Hopkinton travels to top-seeded Heuvelton in the Section X Class D semifinals. The Rockets finished their season at 6-7 overall.

CHATEAUGAY CHIPS AWAY FOR 7-2 WIN VS. EDWARDS-KNOX

CHATEAUGAY 7, EDWARDS-KNOX 2
TThe Bulldogs pounced on the Cougars for two runs in the first, second and fourth innings, then tacked on an insurance marker after Edwards-Knox scored twice in the fifth, en route to a 7-2 win in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. Lead-off batter Riley Leary set the tone for the Bulldogs with two hits and three runs scored. Jacob Reville singled, walked and scored a pair of runs. Jonah McDonald singled and drove in two runs, as #3-seeded Chateaugay earned a road trip to #2-seeded Lisbon in the semifinals. The sixth-seeded Cougars put runners aboard in five of the first six innings, but were only able to push across two runs in the fifth on an RBI single from Parker Harper, plating Justin and Tyler Scott. Edwards-Knox closed its season at 4-7 overall.

KELLEY ONE-HITTER LEADS HEUVELTON PAST H-D 19-0


Heuvelton pitcher Keegan Kelly (22) throws the final pitch of the second inning, striking out his fifth batter to that point.  For the game, Kelley went the distance in a mercy-shortened five-inning game, striking out 10 batters and allowing just one hit, a double to the game’s first batter Patrick Tahonica, in a 19-0 victory.  (Cody Jenne photo) Game Gallery

Hermon-DeKalb's Patrick Tahonica (12) slides into second base, just beating out the tag from Heuvelton's Loren Putman (4). After pushing out to a 4-0 lead through two innings, top-seeded Heuvelton exploded for seven runs on just four hits in the third inning, en route to a 19-0 romp over 8th-seeded Hermon-DeKalb in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. The Bulldogs put the game out of reach with an eight-run finish in the fourth inning.  Every Bulldog in the starting lineup either scored or drove in a run.  Heuvelton advances to host #5-seeded Parishville-Hopkinton in the Class D semifinals. Hermon-DeKalb finishes out at 2-9 overall.

Lisbon continues its season with a comeback victory


Lisbon’s Jayden Williams (13)drives the ball to the gap between center and leftfield for a hit and and advances a runner into scoring position on third base in the bottom of the third inning. The Golden Knights battled back from being down 4-0 in the second inning to capture the 5-4 walk-off victory to advance into the NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four where they will take on Section VI’s Brocton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

A Bolton batter drives the ball down the leftfield line for a base hit in the top of the fourth inning.  After Bolton scored four runs in the second, Collin Parmeter laces a triple to start the third. Tyler Gravlin then singled to drive in Parmeter, cutting the Bolton lead to 4-1. Lisbon would plate a run in the 5th and the 6th, trimming the Bolton lead to 4-3. In the 7th, Isaac LaRock's RBI single tied the game, then a passed ball allowed Trent Williams to score the game-winning run on a walkoff.  5-4 Lisbon. Knights' starting pitcher Ben LaRock and reliever Griffin Walker allowed just two hits over the final five innings.


lisbon's walkoff single foils chateaugay rally 7-6


Lisbon’s Ben LaRock (1) drives the ball into the gap between center and left field for a base hit and to advance a runner into scoring position in the bottom of the first inning. Isaac LaRock belted the walkoff single to driving in both the tying and winning runs in the bottom of the seventh to lift Lisbon to a 7-6 win and send the Golden Knights to the Section X Class D Championship where they will take on West rival Heuvelton.  (Cody Jenne photo)  Game Gallery

Chateaugay's Jonah McDonald (5) launches the ball into leftfield for an RBI single to load the bases in the top of the first inning.  LaRock started the game on the mound, lasting six and a third innings, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out 11. LaRock went 4-for-4 at the plate to lead the Knights attack. Griffin Walker came in to close on the hill. Walker allowed just one hit and one run, walking one over two-thirds of an inning. McDonald took the loss for Chateaugay. He surrendered seven runs on eight hits over six innings, striking out nine.  Jake Reville led Chateaugay with two hits in three at bats. 

LISBON'S EARLY SCORES HOLD OFF ST. REGIS FALLS 9-3


Lisbon's Griffin Walker fires a strike to end the sixth inning.  Walker came on for two innings of shutout relief, helping nail down a 9-3 Lisbon win over St. Regis Falls in the Section X Class D quarterfinals. (Sam Wangerin photo) Game Gallery

St. Regis Falls pitcher Brennan Sharlow (2) makes the tags at the plate to stop Lisbon's Isaac LaRock from scoring in the bottom of the sixth inning.  The #2-seeded Golden Knights rode out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, then expanded the margin with four more runs in the third, pulling away from 7th-seeded St. Regis Falls 9-3 in the Section X Class D semifinals. Lisbon right-hander Ben LaRock dealt the first five innings, allowing just three runs (two earned), while striking out nine Saints. Southpaw Griffin Walker pitched the final two innings of shutout relief. Ben and Isaac LaRock, Tyler Gravlin and Storm Walker all produced two hits for the Knights, who advance to host #3 Chateaugay in the semifinals. St. Regis Falls outhit Lisbon 12-10, but left 10 runners on base, including seven in scoring position. Nathan Maxville led the Saints with three hits and two RBIs. St. Regis closed out its 2019 campaign at 3-13 overall.