The Union-Endicott baseball team suffered its first loss of the season, falling 7-6 to Corning in Saturday’s Southern Tier Athletic Conference game at Corning West High School. The Hawks (11-1) avenged their only loss of the season by scoring four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to slip past the visitors.
Corning took the lead when Derek Ayres smacked a 1-2 pitch into the left-center gap, scoring Zach Sullivan and Nick Westgate for the walk-off victory. Two batters prior, Westgate hit a two run double to make it a one run game.
C.J. Krowiak finished 2-for-4 with an RBI and Joey Orlando was 3-for-4 with an RBI and run scored to lead the Tigers (10-1), who are ranked seventh in the state in Class AA according to the New York Sportswriters Association. Corning is ranked 15th in the same class.
U-E Catcher Drew Hogan went 2-for-4 with an RBI and Noah Burchill took the loss in relief.
Chenango Valley 6, Johnson City 1: At CV, Matt Personius had a huge day for the Warriors (7-5, 6-5 STAC) in helping them beat JC 6-1 in a conference game. Personius pitched four strong innings to earn the win and hit a bases-clearing triple in the sixth to blow the game open. He finished 2-for-3 with four RBIs. Alex Kocan had three hits for the Wildcats (5-5, 5-3 STAC). With the win, CV remains undefeated at home this season (6-0).
Elmira 8, Vestal 4: At Elmira, Michael Diehr picked up his first varsity RBIs to help Elmira beat Vestal 8-4 in a STAC matchup. With two outs in the first inning and rain imminent, Diehr singled home two runs to extended the Express (9-4, 6-2 STAC) lead to 5-2. Mike Osinski went 2-for-4 for the Golden Bears (7-5) with a home run and a RBI.
Deposit 7, Afton 4: Dustin Dailey pitched a complete game in victory, allowing four runs (none earned) on seven hits, one walk and four strikeouts. Jesse Dedman went 2-for-4 with an RBI for Afton.
Hancock 12, Walton 5: Ryan Smith had three hits and four RBIs for the Wildcats (11-3).
Seton Catholic Central 9, Windsor 2: At Seton CC, Matt Ogozaly pitched six innings and allowed 2 runs, 4 hits, 1 walk, and struck out 10 for the Saints. Tyler Krowiak drove in two runs on two hits and David George scored two runs to lead the Saints.
Norwich 6, Sherburne 3: At the Norwich Tournament, John Yacano scored twice and drove in two runs on three hits for the Purple Tornado, while teammate Ricky Runyon went 4-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Norwich 8, Sidney 6: Two errors, four walks and three hits led to seven runs in the first inning for the Purple Tornado in the championship game. Ricky Runyon was 1-for-1 with an RBI and two walks and was the MVP.
Owego 7, Seton Catholic Central 1: At BAGSAI, Allie Heeman pitched a complete game two-hitter to lead the Indians to a STAC victory. At the plate, Heeman finished 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Katherine Loughlin took the loss for SCC (2-7).
Union-Endicott 12, St. Hubert’s 0: At Williamsport, P.a., Colleen Mooney tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout in her first varsity start to lead U-E in the Williamsport Millionaires Tournament. Skyler Hoyt finished 2-for-3 with four RBIs, and a two-run home run in the first inning and teammates Marissa Parsons and Carolian Doane had two hits and RBIs apiece to pace the Tigers.
Union-Endicott 2, Milton 0: At Williamsport, P.a., Alexis Eastman pitched a one-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts to lead U-E to its second victory of the day at the Williamsport Millionaires Tournament. Karleigh Eaton scored the tigers first run, and drove in the second run. Teammate Anne Kelly finished 3-for-3 with three stolen bases.
The Tigers (8-3) finished third out of eight teams at the tournament, with their only loss coming on Friday to eventual champion Daniel Boone.
Hancock 22, Walton 7: At Hancock, Sierra Keesler batted 3-for-4 with a double, triple, and a two-run home run, totaling five RBIs for the Wildcats. Brooke Sherburne added a three-run homer and five RBIs to hold the Warriors to a five inning game.
Thomas A. Edison 11, Staten Island 1: In the first inning, Katelyn Warren batted second and hit a two-run homer to ignite the Spartans’ offense in the Mudville Tournament. Mckenzie Slaven posted six strikeouts and was 4-for-4..
St. Lawrence 2, Thomas A. Edison 0: Mckenzie Slaven posted 10 strikeouts for TAE.
Horseheads 12, Ithaca 0: At Horseheads, Jessica Rutherford went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a triple, three runs scored, and four RBIs in the Raiders’ STAC win. Jenna Richmond held a tight defense for the Raiders, recording six strikeouts and allowing two hits in four innings.
Johnson City 15, Whitney Point 7: At JC, Alex Sprague-Getsy scored four goals in the fourth quarter to lead the Wildcats to their eighth straight victory. Sprague-Getsy finished with five goals, with teamamtes Shane Majewski (5 goals, 2 assists) and Nick Neferis (3-4) contributing as well.
After Whitney Point scored 1:35 into the third quarter to take a 6-5 lead, JC (10-1) tallied 11 of the games next twelve goals to take control of the Section 4 contest.
Whitney Point (9-4) goalie Drew Gardner finished with 17 saves.
Ithaca 16, Binghamton 7: At Binghamton, Charlie Estill scored six goals to lead the Little Red to a Section 4 victory. Ithaca scored the first five goals of the game, led 7-1 after a quarter and were never threatened.
Binghamton’s freshman goalie Thomas Draper finished with 19 saves.
Seton Catholic Central 17, Utica Notre Dame 0: At Seton CC, Keyshawn Baker made two saves for the Saints and scored a goal in the second quarter. Hauke Brand recorded his first career goal and Brennan Levis went 12-1 on faceoffs to help the Saints to victory.
Syracuse City School District 9, Maine-Endwell 5: At M-E, the Spartans (10-3) dropped a nonleague matchup 9-5 against a combination of schools from the Syracuse area. Madison Burlingame scored two first half goals before Syracuse applied pressure to slow her down.
Binghamton 12, Johnson City 7: At Binghamton, Colleen Holleran registered four goals and Molly Martinichio and Lauren McPeek each posted hat tricks to push the Patriots past the Wildcats in a Section 4 matchup.