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Section 2 announces playoff seedings, match-ups

The Section 2 baseball committee unveiled its seedings and match-ups for the playoffs Wednesday, May 22.

Niskayuna (Class AA), Ballston Spa (A), Coxsackie-Athens (B), Chatham (C) and Whitehall (D) received No. 1 seeds for their respective classes. Whitehall and No. 2 Germantown each received byes into the semifinal round, as Class D had only six teams qualify for the playoffs.

Opening round games are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, weather permitting. The finals take place at Joseph Bruno Stadium at Hudson Valley Community College May 31 through June 3.

Here are the playoff brackets for the Section 2 baseball playoffs.

Class AA
Preliminary round (May 23)
No. 9 Columbia at No. 8 Bethlehem

Quarterfinals (May 25)
Columbia-Bethlehem winner at No. 1 Niskayuna
No. 5 Colonie at No. 4 Guilderland
No. 6 Christian Brothers Academy at No. 3 Saratoga Springs
No. 7 LaSalle at No. 2 Shenendehowa

Semifinals – May 30 at Joe Bruno Stadium, Troy

Finals – June 3 at Joe Bruno Stadium, Troy Continue reading “Section 2 announces playoff seedings, match-ups”

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Non-league baseball: Coxsackie-Athens fends off Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in early season contest

COXSACKIE – Coxsackie-Athens scored 10 runs in the first two innings and held on for a 13-8 victory over Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons Monday, March 25, in a non-league baseball game.

The Golden Knights took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, only to see the Indians rally for four runs in the bottom half of the frame. ND-BG tied the score at 4-4 in the top of the second before Coxsackie-Athens struck for six runs in the bottom half of the inning to pull ahead for good.

Killian Schrader had two hits, three RBI and three runs scored to lead Coxsackie-Athens’ 13-hit attack. Joe Notabartolo doubled twice and drove in three runs for the Indians, and Ethan Foster added a pair of hits, two RBI and two runs scored. Gil Bell and Austin Schlenker also had two hits apiece.

Coxsackie-Athens opens Patroon Conference play Wednesday, March 27, against Chatham. ND-BG hosts Berne-Knox-Westerlo in a Western Athletic Conference contest Friday, March 29, at Rotterdam Babe Ruth. Continue reading “Non-league baseball: Coxsackie-Athens fends off Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons in early season contest”