Cody Barnes pitched an eight-inning three-hitter with 14 strikeouts, and Ricky Runyon hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Norwich baseball team beat visiting Chenango Forks 3-2 on Monday in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.
Robert Jeffrey scored the game-winning run for Norwich after he walked to lead off the at-bat. Chris Trevisani singled Jeffrey to second before Runyon’s hit to deep center field.
Barnes walked three batters to win a pitcher’s duel for Norwich (5-4) against Justin Lake of Chenango Forks, who also went the distance and allowed nine hits, striking out seven and walking one.
Forks took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning. Chad Raychel singled and Elliott Butler bunted and reached third with Raychel scoring from first on an error. Butler scored on a wild pitch.
Norwich scored runs in the fourth and sixth innings, respectively, to tie the game. Both times it was scored by Trevisani, who singled, and later scored both times on singles by Josh Haines.
Oneonta 7, Windsor 0: At Oneonta, Cragh Delello threw a complete-game three-hitter. Collin Neer went 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBIs for the Yellow Jackets.
Tioga 9, Spencer-Van Etten 1: At Tioga, pitcher Peter Simmons took a shutout into the seventh inning for the hosts. Tanner Folk had a pair of singles and drove in four runs to lead the Tigers.
Chenango Valley 7, Susquehanna Valley 1: At Chenango Valley, the Warriors won behind the bats of Matt Personius and Colby Ross. Personius had three hits with an RBI double and Ross drove in two runs with three hits. Jimmy Mitchell was 2-for-3 in the loss for SV.
Ithaca 6, Binghamton 3: At Ithaca, the Little Red (2-5) scored all six of their runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and Sammy Meminger pitched a complete game. Binghamton leadoff hitter Rudy Krupitza finished 3-for-4 with a double and run scored.
Owego 5, Seton Catholic Central 2: At NYSEG Stadium, Matt Marsili threw a complete game for the visitors. Marsili struck out eight and went 2-for-4 with two RBIs at the plate. Tyler Krowiak and Grant Eggleston each had two hits apiece for the Saints.
Union-Endicott 9, Elmira 0: At U-E, Nick Yesensky tossed a complete-game two hit shutout to lead the unbeaten Tigers in STAC play. Yesensky finished with four strikeouts and one walk, and teammate Drew Hogan added a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. CJ Krowiak went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Matt Eastman was 2-for-4 with an RBI for U-E (8-0).
Vestal 10, Maine-Endwell 1: At Vestal, Anthony Valent earned a win in his first varsity start, tossing a complete game with six strikeouts and one walk. The Golden Bears (7-3) used a seven-hit, nine-run, 14-batter sixth inning to come away with the STAC Metro victory. Nick Wegmann finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs for Vestal.
Union-Endicott 8, Elmira 3: At Union-Endicott, Alexis Eastman struck out 14 Express hitters. Dez Parry and Skyler Hoyt each hit a home run to pace the Tigers offense. Katie Snyder had two hits including a triple for Elmira.
Owego 5, Seton Catholic Central 1: At Owego, Kim Lavender hit a two-RBI triple, and Kendra Kallin added a two-RBI single to lead the Indians. Owego pitcher Allie Heeman tossed a complete game, allowing only five hits.
Windsor 5, Oneonta 0: At Oneonta, Mara Kohlbach tossed a two-hitter and Paige Rauch went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored for Windsor (8-1). Rauch led off the game with a double, later scoring on a passed ball to put Windsor ahead 1-0. She also scored runs in the third and seventh innings. Kohlbach struck out four and did not issue a walk.
Binghamton 11, Ithaca 0: 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. At the plate, Pourby and teammate Leah McGovern each hit home runs for Binghamton (4-3).
Susquehanna Valley 12, Chenango Valley 10: At BAGSAI, Tori Diffendorf finished 3-for-4 with a solo home run, triple and double to lead the Sabers. Teammate Sophia Pappas added a home run, and was the game’s winning pitcher after entering in relief in the fifth inning. Chenango Valley’s Chelsea Henige belted two home runs.
Tioga 17, Spencer-Van Etten 7: At Tioga, Danielle Bartow scored three runs and also drove home three to help Tioga, which plated 10 runs in the bottom of the sixth to blow the game open. Chrissi Blassch had three hits and a pair of RBIs for the Panthers.
Horseheads 7, Corning 6 (8): At Horseheads, Jessica Rutherford had four hits and scored the winning run for the Raiders. Rutherford lead off the bottom of the eighth with a bunt single and moved to third on an error. With runners on second and third, Jenna Richmond bunted and Rutherford scored as Horseheads won on an error.
Maine-Endwell 3, Vestal 2: At Maine-Endwell, the Spartans picked up their ninth win in walk off fashion. In the bottom of the seventh, Taylor Chidester singled to right with a runner on third to drive in the winning run. Michelle Chisdak had two hits for the Golden Bears.
Chenango Forks 6-0, Norwich 5-14: At Norwich, Cassidy Seary went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, including a three-run homer, in the second game of the doubleheader as the Purple Tornado salvaged a split with the Blue Devils.
Shannon Moore and Jordan Sanford each went 3-for-4 with three runs in the nightcap for Norwich (3-5). Brianna Cashman was 2-for-4 with a three run double.
In the opener, Kyle Warner scored four runs as Forks held on for the victory.
Mia Hayes put Forks ahead 6-2 in the seventh inning with an RBI single. Norwich rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh, two coming in via a Stephanie Meyer two-run triple, but the Purple Tornado could not plate the equalizer.
Sidney 16, Oxford 0: At Oxford, Connor Decker finished with 13 strikeouts and no walks in a shutout for Sidney (10-2).
Horseheads 15, Owego 9: At Horseheads, Jordan Gush scored four first-half goals to lead the the Raiders. Tyler Ford scored four goals to lead the Indians and Pat Bilbrey scored a hat trick in the loss.
Johnson City 19, Seton Catholic Central 10: At Johnson City, Nick Neferis tallied a hat trick in the opening quarter to help Johnson City. Neferis finished with six goals and six assists and also won 16 faceoffs. Shane Majewski added five goals for the Wildcats.
Vestal 16, Whitney Point 7: At Vestal, Jake and Jared Nelson recorded three goals and three assists each, helping the Golden Bears. Pat Carlin and Sam Bulman added hat tricks for Vestal (10-0), which controlled the game and fired 48 shots on Whitney Point (7-3) goalie Drew Gardner.
Seton Catholic Central 13, Elmira 12: At Elmira, the Saints’ Meaghan O’Brien scored the game-winner when she rolled in front of the crease from behind the cage and fired a shot that went top shelf over the goalie’s shoulder. It was her sixth goal of the game to go along with three assists.
Owego 11, Johnson City 2: At Owego, Kaylee Miner and Caitlin Watson each scored three goals to lead the Indians. Andrea Zlinsky \
egistered two goals and three assists for Owego (6-1), which led 7-0 at halftime.