Jimmy Mitchell drove in Ryan Caroway with an one-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning and David Matthews pitched a complete-game four-hitter as the Susquehanna Valley baseball team beat Norwich, 2-1, on Thursday in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.
The win lifted Susquehanna Valley to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the STAC and allowed the Sabers to recover from a 7-2 loss on Wednesday against Johnson City.
Norwich led 1-0 in the fifth inning after John Yacano led off the at-bat with a single and later scored on a fielder’s choice. Susquehanna Valley tied the game in the bottom of the fifth when Justin Caroway walked and scored on a RBI double by Lain Zembek.
Matthews struck out four and walked none for the Sabres. Colby Griffin pitched a complete-game, five-hitter for Norwich.
Chenango Valley 8, Johnson City 7 (8 inn.): At Johnson City, Kolby Ross drive in five runs, including the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Warriors edge the Wildcats.
Ross finished 3-for-4 on the game. In addition to the double, he had two-run singles in the first and fifth innings. Ryan Igo scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the seventh to tie the game for Chenango Valley.
Joe Hamden went 2-for-4, including a two-run single in the third for Johnson City.
Vestal 24, Ithaca 3: At Ithaca, Vestal had 20 hits and scored eight first-inning runs on the Little Red. Vestal shortstop Troy Wilson went 4-for-6 with four RBI while catcher Sean Mullins was 2-for-3 with two RBI including an run-scoring triple.. Ryan Franz struck out seven and gave up just two hits in five innings to earn the win.
Horseheads 9, Maine-Endwell 1: At Horseheads, Dylan Manwaring (W 1-0) pitched five strikouts and Brett Wieland hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning for the Blue Raiders. Wieland was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and David Yorio was 2-for-4, with two doubles and two RBIs.
Norwich 10, Susquehanna Valley 7: At Susquehanna Valley, Norwich scored five runs in the seventh inning, highlighted by Cassidy Seary’s grand slam, to win the STAC game. Seary added a solo homer in the second.
Chenango Valley 14, Johnson City 0: At Johnson City, Jenny Kipp was 3-for-3, and had two RBIs, and Morgan Hope had seven strikeouts for Chenango Valley.
Horseheads 9, Maine-Endwell 1: At Horseheads, Haley Williamson went 4-for-4, including a three-run homver in the first inning, and Elizabeth Thomason hit a home run, drove in four and score twice for Horseheads.
Windsor 1, Oneonta 0: At Oneonta, Alexa Cary tripled down the right-field line in the top of the fifth inning and scored on eighth-grader Paige Rauch’s two-out single for Windsor (3-0). Windsor pitcher Morgan Starley threw a three-hitter with five strikeouts and two walks. Oneonta’s Brieanna Baker threw a six-hitter with seven strikeouts and two walks.
Vestal 20, Ithaca 0: At Ithaca, Kristen Hickling had three hits and five RBIs and Karissa Koleman had three hits for the Golden Bears, which scored seven runs in the first inning and romped to a five-inning win.
Sarah Berube pitched a two-hitter for Vestal.
Seton Catholic Central 9, Johnson City 8: At Johnson City, Alyssa Ricci scored off a fast break with 6:50 remaining and the Saints held off the Wildcats in a Section 4 Conference game.
Emily Russin scored her fourth goal of the game with 7:45 left to tie the game for Johnson City
Maura Ingraham had four goals and two assists for Seton CC.
Owego 14, Chenango Forks 2: At Chenango Forks, Owego outscored the Blue Devils 10-1 in the first half. Andrea Zlinsky led Owego with five goals and two assists.
Maine-Endwell 17, Dryden 4: At Maine-Endwell, Kelly McGill scored all three of ther goals in the first half to lead Maine-Endwell to victory.
Vanessa Scott scored two goals for Dryden, including the game’s final goal with 1:06 left.
Vestal 21, Binghamton 9: At Binghamton, Nicole Lyons scored three of her four goals in the first half as Vestal routed Binghamton.
Tomasina Leska had seven assists, five in the first half, for the Golden Bears.