Category: Baseball

Scenes from WAC baseball: Fonda-Fultonville pulls away from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons

Fonda-Fultonville scored four runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in defeating Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons 11-2 Monday, May 20, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. Four Braves had multi-hit games, led by Dylan Hamlen’s three-hit performance. Both teams receive their Section 2 baseball playoff seedings Wednesday. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Fonda-Fultonville pulls away from Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons”

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Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna edges CBA in eight innings

Tommy Stewart’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Niskayuna a 7-6 victory over Christian Brothers Academy Monday, May 20, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Peter O’Toole’s three-run homer highlighted CBA’s four-run seventh inning rally that tied the score at 6-6. But, Niskayuna got the winning run across to close out its regular season with a 12-4 league record and an overall record of 13-5.

Aaron Whitley posted a four-hit afternoon for Niskayuna, including a two-run homer and a two-run triple. Cole Hedden added a double and two singles, and he allowed two runs in six innings of work on the pitcher’s mound. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Niskayuna edges CBA in eight innings”

Baseball: Niskayuna walks off against Colonie in Suburban Council battle

Jacob Hand’s RBI single capped a three-run seventh inning rally for Niskayuna in a 4-3 victory over Colonie Saturday, May 18, in Niskayuna.

Colonie scored two runs in the top of the seventh to take a 3-1 lead, only to see Niskayuna tie the score on Aaron Whitely’s triple. Hand then singled in Whitley to give the Silver Warriors their 11th Suburban Council victory of the season.

Sam Morra earned the complete-game victory for Niskayuna, scattering seven hits and striking out 10 batters. Patrick Reilly suffered the loss for Colonie, pitching 6.2 innings and allowing nine hits against six strikeouts. Continue reading “Baseball: Niskayuna walks off against Colonie in Suburban Council battle”

Scenes from Suburban Council baseball: Guilderland rallies past Albany

GUILDERLAND CENTER – Guilderland scored five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to pull ahead for good in a 12-4 victory over Albany Wednesday, May 15, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Albany took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning, only to see Guilderland rally for two runs in the bottom of the third. The Falcons pushed across a run in the top of the fourth to regain a slim advantage before the Dutchmen rallied in the bottom half of the frame, For good measure, Guilderland added five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Continue reading “Scenes from Suburban Council baseball: Guilderland rallies past Albany”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win

ROTTERDAM – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored five runs in the bottom of the third inning on its way to an 8-3 victory over Canajoharie Wednesday, May 15, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Rotterdam Babe Ruth.

Connor Barber and Matt Kordziel each had multi-hit games for the Golden Knights, and Nick Kownack contributed a double. Isaiah Logan and Derek Hyney notched extra-base hits for the visiting Cougars. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons rolls along with another win”

Non-league baseball: Niskayuna edges Albany Academy in extra innings

Cole Hedden’s RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning propelled Niskayuna to an 8-7 victory over Albany Academy Saturday, May 11, in a non-league baseball game at Schenectady’s Central Park. Continue reading “Non-league baseball: Niskayuna edges Albany Academy in extra innings”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway

GALWAY – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons scored two runs in the top of the fifth inning to pull away for a 5-2 victory over Galway Wednesday, May 8, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game.

The Golden Knights only had three hits on the afternoon, but they made them count as they continued to pile up wins ahead of the Section 2 playoffs. Jacob Trombley led the offense with a double. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons gets past Galway”

Suburban Council baseball: Nick Szesnat pitches Shaker past Shenendehowa

Nick Szesnat tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Shaker to a 6-0 victory over Shenendehowa Wednesday, May 8, in a Suburban Council baseball game.

Szesnat struck out nine batters and walked one to pick up the victory. The junior had an 18-22 first pitch strike rate and induced seven groundouts. Continue reading “Suburban Council baseball: Nick Szesnat pitches Shaker past Shenendehowa”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons handles Mekeel Christian

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeated Mekeel Christian Academy 14-2 Monday, May 6, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game. The Golden Knights improved their league record to 11-2 and are assured of a berth in the Section 2 playoffs. Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons travels to Galway Wednesday, May 8. Photos by Juliana Johnston. Copyright 2019 by Capital Region HS Sports. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons handles Mekeel Christian”

Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons shuts out Mayfield in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM – Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons defeated Mayfield 10-0 Saturday, May 4, in a Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Shuttleworth Park. Tyree Parker drove in a pair of runs for the Golden Knights, while Anthony Vicinanzo and Nick Kownack combined for four hits, four runs scored and two RBI. Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons meets Mekeel Christian Academy Monday, May 6, at Schenectady’s Central Park. Continue reading “Scenes from WAC baseball: Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons shuts out Mayfield in Amsterdam”