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  • SCHOLASTIC BASEBALL: Poland's Morrissey shuts Stockbridge Valley out in sectionals

  • MAY 21 SCHOLASTIC BASEBALL ROUNDUP



    Finn Morrissey struck out nine batters Tuesday as the Poland Tornadoes shut Stockbridge Valley out 8-0 in the opening round of Section III’s Class D playoffs.



    (ALSO: Tully 4, Frankfort-Schuyler 0; Sandy Creek 6, West Canada Valley 2; and Marathon 10, Richfield Springs 1.)

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  • POLAND 8, STOCKBRIDGE VALLEY 0
    Finn Morrissey struck out nine batters Tuesday as the Poland Tornadoes shut Stockbridge Valley out 8-0 in the opening round of Section III’s Class D playoffs.
    Playing on the road as the 10th seed, Poland got a three-hitter from Morrissey and took the lead in the top of the first inning. The Tornadoes scored twice in the first, twice again in the fifth and capped the win with Bryce Wenzel’s grand slam in the top of the seventh.
    The win sends Poland on the road again Thursday for a quarterfinal against New York Mills, the No. 2 seed. New York Mills defeated Remsen 15-2 Tuesday and beat Poland 7-4 during the regular season.
    Alan Satterlee had a double and two runs batted in for Poland in Tuesday’s win while Cameron Tabor and Morrissey each drove in a run.
    Andrew Jacobs had two hits for Stockbridge Valley.
    POLAND TORNADOES 8, STOCKBRIDGE VALLEY COUGARS 0
    Poland    200 020 4 — 8
    Stockbridge Valley    000 000 0 — 0
    W — Finn Morrissey. L — Mike Staudt. 2B — Poland, Alan Satterlee. HR — Poland, Bryce Wenzel. Records — Poland 7-10;  Stockbridge Valley 12-6.
    TULLY 4, FRANKFORT-SCHUYLER 0
    TULLY, N.Y. — Aaron Wintermute pitched a three-hit shutout and struck out 12 Frankfort-Schuyler batters Tuesday as the Tully Black Knights advanced in Section III’s Class C-1 playoffs with a 4-0 win over the Maroon Knights.
    The Black Knights, seeded seventh, play at South Lewis Thursday.
    Zac Fritz had two hits and two runs batted in for Tully which scored single runs in the second and third innings then added two more in the fifth. Ben Kosalek also had two hits.
    Justin Kiesow doubled for Frankfort-Schuyler, Joe Juliano and Mark Spina had singles. Joe DeSarro struck out nine batters and walked seven.
    TULLY BLACK KNIGHTS 4, FRANKFORT-SCHUYLER MAROON KNIGHTS 0
    Frankfort-Schuyler    000 000 0 — 0  3  0
    Tully    011 020 X — 4  8  1
    W — Aaron Wintermute. L — Joe DeSarro. 2B — Frankfort-Schuyler, Justin Kiesow. Records — Frankfort-Schuyler 12-6; Tully 9-7.
    SANDY CREEK 6, WEST CANADA VALLEY 2
    SANDY CREEK, N.Y. —  The Sandy Creek Comets scored five runs in the second inning Tuesday and defeated West Canada Valley 6-2 in the first round of Section III’s Class C-2 playoffs.
    The Comets advance to Thursday’s quarterfinals and will travel to Syracuse to meet top seed Bishop Grimes.
    Ben Shephard homered for the Comets Tuesday and Tyler Reff had two of the team’s seven hits.
    SANDY CREEK COMETS 6, WEST CANADA VALLEY INDIANS 2
    West Canada Valley    002 000 0 — 2  9  2
    Sandy Creek    051 000 X —   6  7  0
    W — Mason McNitt. L — Alex Williams. 2B — Sandy Creek, Zac Akey. HR — Sandy Creek, Ben Shephard. Records — West Canada Valley 8-11; Sandy Creek 8-10.
    Page 2 of 2 - MARATHON 10, RICHFIELD SPRINGS 1
    MARATHON, N.Y. — Plagued by missed scoring opportunities, the Richfield Springs Indians exited Section IV’s Class D playoffs with a 10-1 loss Tuesday to Marathon’s Olympians.
    Richfield Springs scored its lone run in the first inning when Nicholas Nicoletta drove Thomas Worobey home with a double. The Indians stranded runners at third base in the next three innings and had another thrown out at the plate. In all, Richfield Springs left nine runners on base.
    Marathon took advantage of a throwing error and two soft hits in the second inning and scored five runs. Andrew Gillette’s two-run single up the middle was the big hit for the Olympians.
    The Olympians added a run in the third and scored four more in the sixth.
    Chris Young had two of Richfield Springs’ five hits in the game.
    Marathon pitcher Jeff Contri struck out seven batters and walked four.
    MARATHON OLYMPIANS 10, RICHFIELD SPRINGS INDIANS 1
    Richfield Springs    100 000 0  —  1  5  3
    Marathon    051 004 X — 10  9  2
    Thomas Worobey, Nicholas Nicoletta (7) and Joe Kelly. Jeff Contri and Andrew Gillette. W — Contri. L — Worobey. 2B — Richfield Springs, Nicoletta. Records — Richfield Springs 8-7; Marathon 8-9.
    Compiled From Times Staff Reports
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