Windsor’s Frank Martino’s two-out single in the bottom of the eighth inning plated the winning run as the Black Knights rallied for a wild 13-12 victory over Chenango Valley in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference baseball game on Wednesday.
Trailing 12-10 and down to its last out in the bottom of the seventh, Windsor (3-0) forced extra innings when Nate Wrighter’s bases-loaded single to left center scored Martino and Cameron Gollogly.
In the eighth, Martino belted an RBI single down the right-field line to score Noah Jones from second base for the winning run.
Wrighter was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Martino was 2-for-4 with two runs scored. For CV, Matt Personius went 2-for-3 with two runs scored.
In the seventh, Personius led off with a single. He went to second base on a errant pickoff throw and advanced to third on an out before stealing home to put CV ahead 12-10.
In the fifth, Windsor had runners on first and second with none out when Wrighter hit a line drive up the middle that was caught by CV shortstop Gavin Ashman.
Ashman promptly flipped the ball to second baseman Max Telfer for the force at second, Telfer then throwing to first baseman Jacob Hertzog for the force at first to complete the triple play.
Maine-Endwell 13, Ithaca 2: At M-E, the Spartans scored nine runs on three errors and four hits in the second inning, leading to the decisive victory. M-E (2-0) pitcher Dylan Wasilnak struck out six and walked four in a complete-game victory, while going 3-for-3 with two RBIs.
Union-Endicott 5, Horseheads 4: At Union-Endicott, down 3-2 in the top of the seventh, Horseheads (0-1) rallied to take the lead on three consecutive singles, the final coming on a two-run hit by Stermer. Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the seventh, the Tigers got a single by Nick Yesensky who advanced to second on a error. John Lavo delivered with an RBI single to tie the game at four and would advance to second on a walk. C.J. Krowiak then hit a grounder to third and the throw was off-target, allowing Lavo to come around from second to score the winning run. Yesensky went 2-for-2 for the Tigers (1-0) in the win.
Elmira 11, Binghamton 2: At Binghamton, Calvin Blish hit a solo home run and had four hits as Elmira easily defeated the Patriots. Blish totaled three runs and three RBIs on his four-hit day. Zach Nierstedt had a pair of doubles and Justin Judson had two hits and three RBIs for the Crusaders. The Patriots (0-2) got a run in the first on four consecutive Elmira errors and Rudy Krupitza added an RBI single in the fourth.
Johnson City 6, Chenango Forks 5: At Chenango Forks, Johnson City rallied with two runs in the top of the seventh inning to win their STAC matchup.
Owego 8, Oneonta 4: At Oneonta, Matt Marsili held the Indians’ defense with 16 strikeouts and batted 2-for-3 with a double and a home run in victory.
Oxford 18, Harpursville 6: At Harpursville, Oxford scored eight runs in the first en route to an easy win in their Midstate Athletic Conference matchup.
Hancock 11, Unadilla Valley 3: At UV, Hancock scored seven runs in the fourth to pull away. Ryan Smith nearly pitched a perfect game for the Wildcats, walking one batter in the sixth.
Candor 11, Odessa-Montour 9: At Odessa-Montour, Candor survived five unanswered runs in the seventh inning of its Interscholastic Athletic Conference contest. James Tompkins hit two doubles and drove in three RBIs for Candor.
Waverly 19, Newark Valley 4: At Waverly, the Wolverines opened the game in the third inning when they drove in 10 runs. Kyle Kinsley led the Wolverines’ offense, registering three hits and five RBI.
Windsor 14, Chenango Valley 2: At Windsor, Paige Rouch blasted a pair of home runs to pace the Black Knights in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference matchup. In the bottom of the second inning with the bases loaded, Rouch hit her first home run. In a seven-run fifth inning, she went deep again with a two-run homer to right-center field. She finished the day with three hits and six RBIs.
Chenango Forks 8, Johnson City 6: At Chenango Forks, the Blue Devils scored two runs late to clinch a victory in their season opener. With one out in the bottom of the sixth, Alexis Burg got a rally going with a single. After she advanced to third on a single and a stolen base, the Wildcats (0-1) decided to intentionally walk a hitter to load the bases. Patience paid dividends for the Blue Devils (1-0) as they would draw two more walks in the inning that would plate runs that would give them the win. The Wildcats got a three-hit day from Alex Hein in the loss.
Sidney 6, Afton 4 F/9: At Afton, Sidney outlasted the hosts for a road victory in its Midstate Athletic Conference matchup. In the bottom of the eighth, Afton loaded the bases with one out but Sidney pitcher Connor Decker was able to strikeout two of her 10 on the day to hold the Crimson Knights scoreless. In the top of the ninth, Decker blasted a two-run home run, her only hit of the day, to give the Warriors (2-0).
Hancock 22, Unadilla Valley 0 F/5: At Unadilla Valley, Hancock rolled behind a grand slam from Caitlin Wormuth, a two-run homer from Brooke Sherburne and a two-run home run from Sierra Keesler. Wormuths slam extended the lead to 16-0. Hancock pitching combined for 12 strikeouts in the victory.
Candor 17, Odessa-Montour 2: At Candor, Mikayla Short had a perfect day for the Indians going 4-for-4 with three doubles and four runs batted in during their Interscholastic Athletic Conference victory. Marisa Becken also had four hits and she drove in four runs of her own as the Indians (1-1) grabbed their first win of the season. Jordan Little had one hit and drove in one run for Odessa Montour (0-2).
Tioga 16, Newfield 1: At Tioga, Sam Wood had a perfect game going into the fifth inning before allowing Newfield’s only run on two hits. Wood finished with nine strikeouts and no walks, while going 2-for-3 at the plate with a pair of doubles and three runs scored. Danielle Barto also starred for Tioga, hitting 4-for-4 with a double, homer, six RBIs and four runs. Amy Meyers went 1-for-2 with an RBI single for Newfield.
Harpursville 14, Oxford 0: At Harpursville, Erika Whitney pitched a no-hitter for the Hornets to shut down the Blackhawks.
Norwich 7, Seton Catholic Central 6: At Seton CC, the Saints had three hits and sent the tying run to third in the seventh inning, but couldn’t bring the run home.
Maine-Endwell 11, Ithaca 0: At M-E, Kim Jones recorded seven strikeouts for the Spartans, while Natalie Longo went 3-for-4 with one double, a home run, and four RBIs.
Union-Endicott 2, Horseheads 1: At Union-Endicott, the Tigers scored the game-winning run on a Raiders throwing error.
Corning 6, Binghamton 1: At Binghamton, the Hawks (1-0) got outstanding play for a victory in their Southern Tier Athletic Conference matchup. The fourth singles event was evenly matched and was decided by a super tiebreaker, won by the Patriots’ (0-2) Walid Khan 18-11. Binghamton’s next match is today at 4 against Union-Endicott at Recreation Park.
Waverly 4, Union Springs 3: At Waverly, after only winning one match in the singles events, the Wolverines swept doubles to complete a comeback in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference matchup. The matchup of the day goes to the fourth singles event of Ryan Cabal and Brandon Ellers. After dropping the first set, Cabal battled back to win the next two and claim the victory in a match that went an hour and half in length.
Owego 17, Chenango Forks 7: At CF, Owego’s Andrea Zlinsky scored four goals and seven assists in the Section 4 matchup. Emily Merrill and Brie Howe also scored four goals apiece for the Indians (1-1). Brooke Maeietta tallied a hat trick in the defeat for Chenango Forks (0-4).
Johnson City 9, Elmira 8: At Elmira, Johnson City mounted a comeback in the second half, scoring six goals to win. Becky Conklin put up 18 saves to hold the lead for the Wildcats.
Maine-Endwell 9, Seton Catholic Central 8: At M-E, Hanna George stopped 12 shots for the Spartans in victory. Chelsea Cable scored the game-winning goal for the Spartans with 2:13 remaining.
Horseheads 11, Union-Endicott 1: At U-E, Horseheads was led by Caroline O’Mara, who scored a hat trick. Lacey Rezucha scored the lone goal for the Tigers.