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Kendall claims win in 7th inning

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 May 2014 at 12:00 am

Kendall pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge past visiting Oakfield-Alabama 3-2 this afternoon to regain the .500 mark at 6-6 in Genesee Region League baseball competition.

Breaking away from a 2-2 deadlock, Kendall scored the game winner on an RBI single by Richie Swift. A single by Zach Vogt, a bung single by Colt Breslawski and a single by Mookie Nauden loaded the bases to set up the opportunity.

Kendall had taken a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth on a fielders choice play off the bat of Garett Love after a single by Swift and a bunt single by winning pitcher Alex Sutphen set up the threat.

However, Oakfield-Alabama rebounded to briefly reknot the contest at 2-2 with a run in the top of the seventh on a single and double.

Sutphen went the distance on the mound for the Eagles allowing only two hits and striking out seven.

Byron-Bergen 4, Holley 1

Three errors keyed a two run first inning which sparked Byron-Bergen to a 4-1 G-R win over Holley.

Josh Porter had a single and double for Holley. He also combined with Joe DeFelice on the mound to limit Byron-Bergen to a total of only three hits.

Softball

Kendall 4, 5 Byron-Bergen 5,4

Kendall earned a split with host Byron-Bergen by identical scores of 5-4 this afternoon in G-R softball action.

Byron-Bergen won the opener 5-4 as the Lady Bees rallied from a 3-1 deficit.

Chelsea Wright had two hits for Kendall in the opener.

Kendall though rebounded to claim the second game 5-4 as the Lady Eagles erased an early 3-0 deficit.

Kendall tied the game at 3-3 with three runs in the third highlighted by a double by Taylor Kingsbury.

The Lady Eagles then scored what proved to be the deciding two runs in the fourth frame on RBI singles by Kali Haskins and Wright.

Golf

Kendall 234, Elba 250

Kendall defeated Elba 234-250 in a G-R golf match at Hickey Ridge as Evan Gaesser took medalist honors with a one over par round of 38.