Canton no hits Athens; Waverly falls to Newark Valley
ATHENS - Canton pitchers Garrett Wesneski and Chase Pepper combined to no hit Athens in their 10-0 NTL cross-over baseball win Wednesday. The game went four innings due to rain.
Wesneski pitched the first three innings to strike out five while Pepper pitched the next inning to strike out two.
At the plate Emmett Watson, Josiah Bardo, Connor Route, Kyle Landis, Tanner Machmer, Wes Moore and Wesneski had one hit each.
Route, Landis, Moore and Pepper scored twice while Watson and Bardo each scored once.
Tyler Forbes started for Athens and scores the loss. He went three innings to strike out three while allowing four walks.
Newark Vally 3, Waverly 2, 5 innings
In a rain shortened game the Wolverines suffered their first division loss in IAC baseball action Wednesday.
Waverly led 1-0 after the first as a Zach Cooney single brought in Cody Marchese.
Newark Valley countered with three runs in the third to take a 3-1 lead.
In the bottom of the fifth a two out double by Marchese brough in Kyle Kuzma to cut it to 3-2 but the rain hit after the that and the came was called.
"I absolutely felt we would have win this game but rain shorten games happen," Waverly coach Kyle McDuffee said.
The Wolverines only tallied four hits on the day.
"We needed to hit early," McDuffee said.
They also had two errors in the third inning that hurt them.
"When we don't hit we need to make sure our defense shows up until the bats come around," McDuffee remarked.
Marchese went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored while Cooney and Pat Bronson had the other hits. Cooney also had an RBI.
Kyle Kuzma scores the loss, going 5 1/3-innings to strike out three while allowing five hits, five walks and no earned runs.
Mansfield 11, Northeast Bradford 7, 5 innings
LERAYSVILLE - In a rain shortened seesaw the Tigers came out on top to pick up an NTL cross-over baseball win Wednesday.
Mansfield led 4-2 in the third when the Panthers scored three to take a 5-4 lead. Mansfield came back with three runs of their own in the fourth to take a 7-5 lead. In the bottom half of the inning Northeast added two more tie it up at 7-all again.
The Tigers continued to hit in the top of the fifth, scoring four more runs to go up 11-7.
That's when the rain came and they called the game.
Blake Doan (2-for-2) and Brady Andrews (2-for-3) had multiple hits in the game for Mansfield. Doan scored three times while Andrews scored twice with an RBI.
Taylor Hillson, Bryce Zaparzynski, Sam Rotella and Ben Wilson also had hits with Rotella's a double. Hillson scored three times with 2-RBI while Zaparzynski and Bo Burleigh also crossed home.
Hillson and Wilson had 2-RBI each while Rotella also knocked in a run.
Burleigh started, going three innings to strikeout two while allowing one walk, six hits and four earned runs. Andrews went the last two and scored the win. He had one walk, one hit and one earned run.
Aaron Pifer (2-for-4) and Brian Ford (2-for-3) had multiple hits for the Panthers while Dylan Saxon, Austin Saxer and Cody Clark also had hits. Pifer, Saxon and Ford's had doubles in the game.
Pifer and Dylan Chapman scored twice while Saxon, Ben Abell and Saxer each scored once. Abell and Ford had 2-RBI in the game while Jesse Stroud, Saxer and Clark knocked in one run each.
Austin Saxon started and went 3 1/3-innings with six hits, four walks and five earned runs. Ford came in for 2/3 of an inning and gets the loss with three hits, one walk and four earned runs.
Stroud pitched the final inning.
The Panthers will travel to CV Friday.
Wellsboro 6, Wyalusing 3
The Green Hornets scored four runs in the final three innings to pull away for the NTL baseball cross-over win Wednesday.
Wellsboro led 2-0 after two innings but a two run third for the Rams knotted the game up. In the top of the fifth the Hornets scored two more to take a 4-2 lead.
In the sixth the Rams got one back but Wellsboro scored two more in the seventh to secure the win.
Dawson Prough went 2-for-4 with a run scored to lead the Hornets while Matt Reese, Dylan Prough and Brian Doty also had hits with Doty's a double.
Reese and Dylan Prough scored twice while Dawson Prough and Connor Coolidge also scored. Dylan Prough and Doty each drove in a run.
Dan Saniga started and went the first three innings with two runs. Brandon Owlett came on in relief and scores the win. He struck out five while allowing one earned run and one walk. Reese pitched the final inning.
Kyle Tinna had a double for the Rams while Shane Salsman also had a hit. Chad Johnson and Ryan Force scored the two runs.
Andrew Pickett went the distance, striking out 11 while allowing four walks and three earned runs.
Wyalusing travels to Canton Friday.
Towanda 10, Williamson 0, 5 innings
WYSOX - The Black Knights pounded out 12 hits in their NTL baseball cross-over win Wednesday.
"We did what we needed to do," Towanda coach Bill Sexton said. "We came out, identified pitches and threw strikes."
Towanda scored three in the first as Brandon Dinelli led off with a triple, After Jared Lines walked and reached second on a wild pitch. Dylan Bates singled home Dinelli and Lines followed by Tristan James singling home Bates to put the Knights up 3-0.
After scoring another run in the second they got three more in the fourth.
With one out Lines walked followed by Bates doubling. A walk to Nick Place loaded the bases followed by Austin Markel getting hit by a pitch to bring in Lines. A Sawyer Strope fielder's choice brought in Bates followed by a James single to bring in Place.
The Knights added three more in the fifth to secure the win.
Dinelli hit a one out single followed by a Lines triple bringing in Dinelli. Bates singled in Lines while Place ended the game on a run scoring double.
Dinelli was 3-for-3 on the day with three runs and 1-RBI while Bates went 3-for-4 with 4-RBI and three runs scored. James was also 3-for-3 with 2-RBI while Place went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Lines had a hit with three runs scored while Tye Fowler scored a run as a courtesy runner. Markel and Strope had RBI.
Strope started and earned the win, going three innings to strike out four while allowing two walks and two hits. He improves to 2-1.
Place finished out, striking out four while allowing a hit.
Troy Adriance had two hits, including a double, to lead Williamson while Curt Heck had the other hit.
Wade Tubbs started and earns the loss, going four innings to strikeout five wile allowing eight hits, four walks and seven runs. Heck went 1/3 of an inning with four hits and three earned runs.
Towanda will travel to Wellsboro Friday and then play at Dunn Field tournament Saturday.
Tioga 6, Odessa-Montour 2, 5 innings
Jesse Manuel (2-for-2) and Jake Howland (2-for-3) had multiple hits on the day for the Tigers as they picked up an IAC win Wednesday.
Manuel added two runs while Howland had a run scored and 2-RBI.
Carter Jackson had a double while Dakota Skinner, Ryan Vergason and Peter Simmons also had hits. Vergason and Jackson both scored while Jackson and Simmons each knocked in a run.
Simmons earns the win, going all five innings to strike out 11 while allowing three hits, two walks and one earned runs.
Morgan Shutter had two hits, including a triple, for OM. John Rasor scores the loss, striking out two while allowing three walks, eight hits and four earned runs.
Tioga will travel to Odessa today.
Sayre 4, Cowanesque Valley 3, 6 innings
The Redskins held off the Indians in an NTL cross-over baseball win Wednesday.
Sayre jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning but CV added one in the second to cut it to 2-1.
Sayre added two more runs in the third and fourth to go up 4-1 but the Indians fought back, scoring two in the fifth to cut it to 4-3.
That's where it ended after the game was called due to rain.
Nick Skerpon (3-for-3, Cuyler Kochin (3-for-3) and Cody Ketter (2-for-3) had multiple hit nights for the Redskins. Skerpon and Kochin's included a double with Skerpon scoring twice and Ketter crossing home once.
Kyle Lake and Nick Hall also had hits while Derrick Keir scored.
Skerpon scored the win, going six innings to strike out four while allowing two walks and seven hits.
Ryan Freeman and Ethan Mead both went 2-for-2 to lead CV with Freeman scoring while Luke Plummer hit a solo home run. Nate Bonham and Jake Burrell also had hits while Connor Calaman scored.
Calaman gets the loss from the mound, going five innings to strike out three while allowing no walks and 10 hits.