Tigers trim Irish with late scoring surge; Hornets shutout Holley-Kendall

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 18 May 2021 at 8:01 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Oakfield-Alabama’ Cooper Colantonio leaps high to take the throw as Holley-Kendall’s Kalen Brady slides into second base during this afternoons game at Holley.

A big last inning rally earned Lyndonville a narrow 8-7 victory over Notre Dame in a Genesee Region League baseball game at Dwyer Stadium this afternoon

Trailing 5-4, Lyndonville rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning on an RBI single by Anthony Moule and a three-run double by Rolland Balcerzak.

Notre Dame did rally for two runs in the bottom of the seventh but Trenton Muck came on in relief for Lyndonville and registered two clutch strikeouts to close out the win.

Earlier, Lyndonville scored twice in the fourth inning on a two-run double by Roman Heinsler and twice in the sixth on a two-run triple by Balcerzak.

The victory was also the milestone 250th career win for Tigers Coach Shane Price. “It’s a pretty nice one coming against a good team like Notre Dame. It’s one I’ll remember,” he said.

Matt Schrader registered 14 strikeouts on the mound for Notre Dame which also got a solo home run in the first inning by Colin McCulley.

Lyndonville improves to 5-1.

Oakfield-Alabama 6, Holley-Kendall 0

Kyle Porter hurled a three hit shutout with 12 strikeouts to lead Oakfield-Alabama to a 6-0 win over Holley-Kendall at Holley.

Miles Lammes had a double for Holley-Kendall as Jorden Ostrander and Jared Strathearn had singles.