High school roundup: Ithaca scores second baseball win of season, 6-3, over Binghamton

High school roundup: Ithaca scores second baseball win of season, 6-3, over Binghamton


High school roundup: Ithaca scores second baseball win of season, 6-3, over Binghamton


Ithaca scored six times in the bottom of the sixth inning to erase a three-run deficit, and the Little Red went on to defeat BInghamton, 6-3, in Southern Tier Athletic Conference baseball action Monday at Tatscore Field.

Sammy Meminger pitched the complete-game victory for Ithaca (2-5), scattering eight hits and striking out seven while walking five.

Senior catcher Tim Smith went 3-for-4 for the Little Red, leading off Ithaca’s six-run sixth with a double and then singling later in the frame. Sophomore leftfielder Graham Mandl drove in a run with a double in the inning, in which Ithaca sent 11 batters to the plate.

Leadoff hitter Rudy Krupitza finished 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored for the Patriots.

Ithaca is scheduled to travel to Horseheads on Wednesday. The Blue Raiders (7-3 overall, 4-2 STAC) fell to once-beaten Corning on Monday, 2-0.

IAC baseball

Lansing 5, Trumansburg 4: At Trumansburg, the visiting Bobcats rallied from a 2-0 deficit, scoring five times in the sixth inning and then holding off the home team in the bottom of the seventh.

Josh Todd homered for Lansing in its big inning, while Colin Fellows went deep for the Blue Raiders (5-3). John Whitmore picked up the victory in relief for Lansing, while Jared Bieber took the loss.

Dryden 7, Whitney Point 5: At Whitney Point, Masa Kiba stroked a bases-loaded single with two outs in the top of the seventh, scoring the eventual winning runs as Dryden (9-2) defeated the host Golden Eagles.

John Whitmore earned his second victory of the season in relief of Jace McGrath, who allowed five runs — one earned — on five hits in five innings.

Whitney Point, which committed 11 errors, scored four unearned runs in the fifth inning to tie the game at 5. Dryden committed three errors in the game.

Kiba and Alan Davis drove in two runs apiece for Dryden.

STAC softball

Binghamton 11, Ithaca 0: On Monday at Ithaca, Mikayla Pourby pitched her first varsity no-hitter for the Patriots and finished with 16 strikeouts, including fanning 14 of the first 15 batters.

Pourby and teammate Leah McGovern both homered for Binghamton (4-3).

IAC softball

Thomas Edison 12, Newark Valley 1: In Elmira Heights, Edison stayed unbeaten with 15 hits and flawless defense in Interscholastic Athletic Conference play.

Mckenzie Slaven pitched a two-hit complete game for the Spartans (7-0).

STAC tennis

Ithaca 6, Maine-Endwell 1: At Endwell, Justin Milner remained undefeated at first singles with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over the Spartans’ Freddy Purpora to lead the unbeaten Little Red to victory.

John Munley at third singles scored M-E’s lone victory, outlasting Ithaca’s Jonathan Gomes-Selman, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1. The third doubles match also went three sets, with Ithaca’s Tigran Mehrabyan and Harris Schwab defeating M-E’s Maverick Talboys and Ryan Moses, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

Ithaca (7-0) hosts Horseheads on Wednesday.

IAC tennis

Lansing 4, Trumansburg 3: At Lansing, senior Andy Parkes remained undefeated with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Wes Regnier as the Bobcats (7-0) won all four singles matches. The Blue Raiders took the three doubles matches, including the third singles match, in which Andrew Stewart and Maybeck McCann defeated Matt Robinson and Sarah Gisler, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Track & field

Dryden dual: At Dryden, the Purple Lion boys defeated both Moravia (81-55) and Marathon (76-49) as Nick Muldoon won the 110- and 400-meter hurdles and ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay.

In the girls’ meet, Dryden also won twice, topping Moravia (88-40) and Marathon (93-25), and secured the IAC North Large Division title with a 7-1 record. Shain Sullivan won the 100 hurdles and the long jump, and ran on two winning relays.

Abbey Yatsko won the 100 and 200 meters and anchored Dryden’s winning 400 relay, and Miranda Seymour was also a triple winner, taking the 800 and 1,500 meters and running a leg on the 1,600 relay.

So. Cayuga dual: At Poplar Ridge, Lansing’s boys defeated both Southern Cayuga (72-52) and Whitney Point (80-37). The host Chiefs topped the Golden Eagles, 57-39. Senior Ben Rourke won three events for the Bobcats, taking the 110-meter hurdles, the shot put and the high jump. Max Jordan won the 200 meters and the pole vault for Lansing. Amir Carey won the 100 and the long jump for Whitney Point.

On the girls’ side, Lansing topped WP (116-14) and SC (94-39), with the Chiefs beating the Eagles, 66-17. Lansing athletes won 11 of 17 events, led by Lyndsey Lehr, who won the 100 anbd 400 hurdles and the high jump. The Chiefs’ Taylor Purdy won both the shot put and discus.

Groton dual: At Groton, Trumansburg’s boys topped both Groton (97.5-39.5) and Union Springs (69-68); US defeated Groton, 84-41. Eddie Thomas was a double-winner for Union Springs, taking both the shot put and discus.

For the girls, T-burg topped both Groton (98-31) and the Wolves (98-37), while US beat Groton, 94-32. Julie Tantillo won the 400 meters and the long jump to lead the Blue Raiders to a pair of wins.


More USA TODAY High School Sports