Hitting, pitching and fielding all came together for Elmira in its 11-1 victory over Maine-Endwell on Monday in Southern Tier Athletic Conference baseball at Elmira Free Academy.
Zach Nierstedt, Calvin Blish, Alex Bellardini and Alex Sowers paced the Express’ 11-hit attack with two hits each. Blish, Bellardini and Sowers drove in two runs apiece.
Elmira starter Roman Wild allowed one run on two hits with six strikeouts and one walk over six innings. Nick Pronti took over in the seventh and pitched no-hit, no-run ball.
The two pitchers were backed by errorless fielding.
“We’ve been playing up and down all season,” Elmira coach Jason Manwaring said. “Today we pitched well and did the small things to be successful.”
Edison 11, Odessa-Montour 1: Skyler Wilkins pitched a no-hitter and went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs to lead host Edison past Odessa-Montour in Interscholastic Athletic Conference play.
Wilkins fanned 10 and didn’t walk a batter.
Dylan Bellinger was 3-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Spartans (10-1).
Vestal 7, Horseheads 4: Vestal scored five runs in the fifth inning to win the STAC game at Horseheads.
Matt Rohde tripled and drove in a run for Horseheads (8-3).
Jake Spellane keyed Vestal’s big inning with a bases-loaded triple and finished with five RBIs.
Binghamton 8, Corning 6 (8 innings): Corning scored three runs in the seventh to take a 6-5 lead before Binghamton tied it up in the bottom of the inning and won it in the eighth on Bobby McMahon’s two-run homer.
Waverly 7-12, Candor 1-1: The host Wolverines limited Candor to six hits over 14 innings to sweep the IAC doubleheader.
Zach Cooney pitched a three-hitter in the opener, and Alex Uhl went the distance in the nightcap, also tossing a three-hitter. Uhl fanned nine.
Cody Marchese was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored in Game 1 for Waverly. Anthony Girolamo went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored in Game 2.
Tioga 9, Notre Dame 6: Tioga’s six-run fifth inning made the difference against visiting Notre Dame in IAC action.
Hunter Thomas, Wyatt Martin and Sam Bruner finished with three hits each for Notre Dame, which outhit Tioga 9-5 but committed seven errors.
Edison 15, Odessa-Montour 0: The third-no-hitter of McKenzie Slaven’s freshman season at Edison came with eight strikeouts and one walk.
Emily Thresher, Zoe Derr and Katelyn Warren had four hits apiece for the Spartans (7-2), with Thresher driving in five runs.
Notre Dame 3, Tioga 0: Notre Dame’s Olivia May struck out 15 in her three-hit shutout at Tioga.
May was also 2-for-2, while Brooke Harvey drove in two runs.
Horseheads 5, Vestal 2: Haley Williamson’s three-run, first-inning home run propelled host Horseheads.
Mary Grosvenor was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Blue Raiders. Vestal’s Sarah Kelly was 2-for-4 and scored a run.
Corning 9, Binghamton 2: Corning’s Chaylen Angelino went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs at Binghamton.
Maine-Endwell 4, Elmira 0: Elmira had a single in the sixth inning for its lone hit against visiting Maine-Endwell.
Corning 19, Elmira 3: Neena Merola scored three goals for the visiting Hawks, which outshot the Express, 32-6, in the Section 4 Lacrosse game. The Express got a goal apiece from Jhayzmine Christian, Shelby Brost and Hannah Strong.
Maine-Endwell 13, Horseheads 10: Sam Owen scored four goals for visiting Horseheads. Danielle Sherman made 10 saves for the Blue Raiders, who had a 23-21 edge in shots.