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May 3, 2013

Franklin rallies for walkoff baseball victory

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Lynndon Huyck’s bases-loaded single in the seventh inning capped Franklin’s comeback Thursday as the Purple Devils edged visiting Morris, 11-10, in a Tri-Valley League baseball game.

Billy Davis finished 4-for-4 and Derek Beers went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and three runs for the Purple Devils, who received four doubles, four RBIs and four runs from Joe Terrano in his 4-for-4 effort.

Andrew Dougherty, Skyler Maricle and Ryan Morlock doubled for the Mustangs.

Franklin (2-6) hosts Richfield Springs on Saturday.

RS 20, CV-S 16

Luke VanRiper went 3-for-3 with seven RBIs and two runs to lead Richfield Springs to a home victory in a Tri-Valley League slugfest.

Ben Smith doubled twice, scored twice and drove in three runs for the Indians, who received four runs from Nicholas Nicoletta and three apiece from Keegan Wheelock-Tanner and Austin Shirley.

Spencer Supak went 5-for-5 with three runs and three RBIs for the Patriots.

RS (6-4, 6-3) finished with 12 hits - one more than CV-S - and committed seven of the game’s 12 errors. The Indians visit Franklin on Saturday.

Worcester 14, Schenevus 9

Steve Griffiths’ two-run double highlighted a nine-run second inning that propelled visiting Worcester to a victory in the Tri-Valley League.

The Wolverines had six hits in the second inning. Schenevus’ third pitcher, Robert Burton, took over int he second and finished the game. He struck out 12 and yielding one additional run.

George Clements earned the win for Worcester, striking out seven in a complete game. Clements also went 2-for-5 with two stolen bases and two runs.

Chris Mravlja contributed two hits, two runs, two RBIs and a stolen base for the Wolverines.

Burton and Taylor Roseboom had two hits apiece for the Dragons (1-10, 1-9), who play at Richfield Springs on Tuesday. Burton scored two runs and Roseboom had three RBIs.

Laurens 9, G-MU 3

David Fraser finished 4-for-5 with two RBIs and Mitchel Barra went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI as Laurens won a road game in the Tri-Valley League.

Rian West went 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Raiders, who received a double from Jason Barrows.

G-MU (4-8, 4-6) hosts Hancock on Saturday.

Windham 10, SK 7

Rober Carl had two hits and Zack Meyer contributed a double for Windham in a Delaware League victory on the road.

Anthony Savasta tripled for the Warriors, who scored in every inning but the fourth.

Griff Metzko, Dylan Cole and Ryan Sluiter each had two hits for the Rams (2-9, 2-5), who travel to Davenport on Tuesday.

Davenport 5, Gilboa 1

Winning pitcher Josh Davi struck out nine and batterymate Cody Wamsley had two hits, including a double, in Davenport’s Delaware League win on the road.

Paul Clark contributed two hits for the Wildcats, who took a 5-0 lead into the fifth inning.

Cole Fancher struck out 10 in five innings for Gilboa, which received a 3-for-4 effort from Mike Smith.

Gilboa (4-5) hosts Jefferson today.

UV 16, Edmeston 2

Nate Shackelton and Kurt Haycook had three hits apiece for Unadilla Valley, which cruised to a non-league win at home.

Shackelton and Haycook each had two singles and a double. Shackelton drove in four runs and Haycook had two RBIs.

Brandon Kuhn scored four runs on two hits for the Storm, who play at Delhi today.

Edmeston’s catcher Nate Truax was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Greene 12, Delhi 9

Catcher Brian Hannigan had three hits in Delhi’s MAC loss on the road.

Despite yielding 12 runs and 13 walks, Delhi (2-9, 1-9) brought the potential tying run to the plate in the top of the seventh. Ben Denison led off the inning with a triple and was driven in by Brandon Mole for the first of three runs in the inning.

Brian Hannigan, who went 3-for-5 with two runs, lined a bases-loaded shot that was caught by the Trojans second baseman to end the game.

The Bulldogs, who allowed three hits, host Unadilla Valley today.

Herkimer 16, Cooperstown 4

Park Summers’ two-run single in the third inning highlighted Cooperstown’s efforts in a Center State Conference road loss. His single drove in Ethan Bliss and James Johnson as part of a three-run third inning that pulled the Hawkeyes to 7-3.

Herkimer (6-7) had four hits apiece from Bradon Olderfield and Stephen Scialou.

Cooperstown (4-4, 4-3) hosts Hamilton today.