Waverly roughed up by Edison
Waverly fell to Edison in a key IAC Large School baseball match-up Friday.
The Spartans pounded out 12 hits en route to their 11-1 victory.
Tyler Troccia did the most damage against the Wolverines, going 3-for-3 with a double, two steals, and three runs scored.
On the mound Brandon Michaud earned the win, going the distance to allow five hits and one earned run.
For Waverly Collin Traub went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run scored. Brendyn Stillman added a double while Dylan Perry and Nate Bennett had the other five hits.
Bennett also had an RBI.
Perry started and went six innings for the loss. He struck out five while allowing 11 hits, four earned runs and two walks.
Colton Miller went the final inning with one strikeout and one hit.
With the loss Waverly falls to 5-3 in the division and into third place behind 8-2 Notre Dame. Edison takes control of the top spot at 6-1.
Mansfield 5, Wyalusing 4
A bottom seventh rally by the Tigers kept them in the driver's seat for the NTL Large School baseball title Friday.
Down 4-3 they would go on to score two in the final inning to claim the victory.
"The guys battled to the end," said Mansfield coach Matt Perry. "Playing a good Wyalusing team that beat us earlier in the year, they played us tough again and we didn't give up and fought to the end."
In the seventh Jarrod Burd led off with a single followed by a Rylan Whitmyer double that scored Burd and tied the game up. JP Shaw was then intentionally walked followed by Max Colegrove bunting him and Whitmyer over. Nick Mahonski then hit a 2-out, walk off hit for the win.
Whitmyer was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI while Brady Andrews added a double with a run scored. Bryce Zaparzynski was 2-for-4 with a run while Burd and Mahonski had the other hits.
Shaw started and went six innings to strike out one while allowing four hits and four runs. Zaparzynski pitched the seventh, allowing one hit and one walk for the win.
For the Rams Isaac Bennett had a double with a run scored while Holdan Hitchcock and Cody Pickett also had hits. Pickett scored twice while Hitchcock crossed home once.
Pickett started and went six innings with two strikeouts. Kyle Tinna came in for the seventh and scored the loss.
Mansfield is at Towanda Monday.
Troy 5, Athens 2
Third time's the charm for the Trojans.
After two close losses against the Wildcats this season they would get over the hump and pick up the NTL baseball win Friday.
Troy jumped out with four runs in the second inning to take a 4-0 lead. They added another run in the bottom of the fourth to make it 5-0.
The Wildcats fought back in the seventh, scoring two runs, but weren't able to complete the comeback.
Kyle Jackson was 1-for-3 with a double, run scored and an RBI to lead the Trojans while Jarrod Mattocks, Brandon Mattocks, Isaac Havens and Dane Smith also had hits.
Havens, Kyle Schucker and Jason Esaias scored runs while Jarrod Mattocks had 2-RBI.
Mitchell Morse started and earned the win, going 2 1/3-innings to allow two hits and one walk. Havens came on in relief, going the final 4 2/3-innings with two strikeouts while allowing four hits, one walk and two earned runs.
Dan Fisher led Athens by going 2-for-4 while Zane Vargason and Troy Stivason each had a double. Stag Shadduck and Tyler Forbes also had hits.
Stivason and Jon Kleiner scored the two runs while Shadduck and Luke Newman had an RBI each.
Sam Perri started and earned the loss, going two innings to strike out two while allowing five hits, one walk and three earned runs.
Cody Jennings went the next three innings with five strikeouts, three walks and one unearned run. Forbes pitched the final inning with two strikeouts.
Troy is at Wyalusing Monday.
Towanda 7, Wellsboro 1
Tristan James struck out 11 to pick up his first win this season as the Black Knights picked up the NTL Large School baseball win Friday.
The Black Knights pounded out nine hits in support of James.
"I'm pretty pleased with the way we hit through the order tonight," said Sexton. "We're hopefully getting something going, nine hits through five spots in the order."
He was especially pleased with his hurler.
"He was lights out on the mound for us tonight," remarked Sexton. "Besides the home run Brian Doty hit and the double Doty hit to lead off the fourth he pretty much pitched without too much trouble."
James finished with four hits, one walk and one earned run.
Towanda scored four runs in the second as Nick Place led off with a double followed by Dylan Bates singling to put runners on the corners. James then hit a 2-run single.
A Richard Benjamin sacrifice bunt moved up James' courtesy runner Terrick Vargason to second, who then reached third on a wild pitch. He would ultimately score on another wild pitch.
With two outs Ethan Barto reached second on an error, followed by a walk to Noah Huff. A single by Jared Lines brought Barto in.
The Knights scored two more in the fifth and added one in the seventh.
Place went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI while Lines was 3-for-4 with a double, run scored and an RBI.
Sawyer Strope, Bates, James and Barto also had hits.
James had 2-RBI while Benjamin knocked in a run.
Ty Johnson and Landon Brown scored runs.
"Richie Benjamin didn't have anything to show for it but smacked the ball hard three times," said Sexton. Nick Place had a nice game. Lines hit the ball real well today, too, three hits today and the only time they got him out was a line drive back up to the pitcher. Got a big hit from James today, first time up with two runners in scoring position."
Strope came on in relief for the Knights, pitching one inning with two strikeouts. Bates threw the final inning with one strikeout and one hit.
For Wellsboro Doty had a home run and a double while Nick Levindoski had a double. Brandon Owlett and Nick Tremper also had hits.
Owlett started and went the first five innings for the loss. He struck out six while allowing seven hits, two walks and five earned runs.
James Mundy threw the final two, allowing five walks, one hit and one unearned run.
The Knights host Mansfield Monday.
Canton 15, Sayre 0, 3 innings
Clayton Tymeson earned his first varsity win as the Warriors picked up the NTL Small School baseball win Friday.
Tymeson allowed just one hit and two walks in the shut out victory.
Trevor Route (2-for-2) and Mason Martell (2-for-2) led Canton at the plate. Route added a double, two runs and 3-RBI while Martell had 3-RBI with a run scored.
Chase Pepper added a double with three runs while Garrett Wesneski and Connor Route also had hits. Wesneski added two runs with an RBI while Route scored twice with an RBI.
Kyle Landis scored once while earning an RBI with Tanner Machmer scoring with 2-RBI.
Tyler Cole crossed home and knocked in a run while John Bowman and Travis Butcher also scored.
Jay Green had the lone Redskin hit.
Derrick Keir started and earns the loss while Michael Rogers and Jake Goodrich also pitched.
Canton hosts St. John Neumann today.
Notre Dame 16, Watkins Glen 1
The Crusaders breezed to an IAC Large School South baseball win Friday.
Parker May led Notre Dame, going 3-for-5 with a double, run scored and 4-RBI while Cameron Reid was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI.
Sam Bruner went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and 2-RBI.
Derek Marshall, Georgi Szadhzake, Matt LaBadie and Kyle Minchin each had hits.
Joe Prunier, Brian Hale and Minchin each scored twice while Hunter Thomas, Marshall, Chris Karam and LaBadie also crossed home.
Marshall knocked in two runs while Thomas and Minchin each had an RBI.
May earned the win, going the distance to strike out nine while allowing two hits, three walks and one unearned run.
"Parker pitched great," remarked Notre Dame coach Bill Hopkins. "That's the best game he's pitched in his career."