Tigers rally to earn 10th victory
Trailing 6-5, Lyndonville rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to earn a narrow 9-7 non league victory at Northstar this afternoon to improve to 10-4 overall on the season.
Michael Wells had a two-run single, James Ianni a run producing sacrifice fly and Trevor Bentley an RBI single for Lyndonville in the seventh. A single by Ty Hrovat, a walk and a hit batter loaded the bases to set up the threat.
However, Northstar came battling back in the home half of the seventh to score twice before Hrovat came on in relief to notch a clutch game ending strikeout with two runners aboard.
Bentley had a total of 3 hits as Hrovat, Ianni and Jacob Hoffee each had 2.
Lyndonville next visits Oakfield-Alabama Friday in a key Genesee Region League Division II game. Lyndonville and Oakfield-Alabama are both 6-3 in the league and trail 6-2 Notre Dame by a half game.
Newfane 3, Barker 2
Staying in the Niagara-Orleans League title chase, Newfane bunched all of its scoring into a three-run third inning to nip Barker 3-2.
Doubles by Tyler Ribbeck and Zac Lajoie, along with singles by Nick Olay and Derek Srock, keyed the decisive third inning uprising for the Panthers which improve to 8-4 in N-O action.
Will Newton picked up the win on the mound for Newfane allowing 3 hits and striking out 11.
The loss drops Barker to 4-8.
Barker 16, Newfane 8
Avenging an earlier season 11-0 loss, Barker bested Newfane 16-8 this afternoon in a N-O softball game.
Ann Buffington had 4 hits for Barker which took control with a bg 7 run third inning scoring burst. Chelsea Stratton and Destinee Hillman both had 3 hits and Erika Moeller, Kylie Miller and Haylee Muzzillo 2 each for the Lady Raiders.
Barker is now 5-7 and Newfane 7-4.