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April 12, 2013

Morris teams rally past Franklin

Staff Report

Matt Morlock homered, doubled and drove in four runs Thursday, helping the Morris baseball team to an 8-6 come-from-behind victory over Franklin in the Tri-Valley League.

The Mustangs (2-2) trailed, 6-1, before Morlock hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning. Morris then scored five times in the sixth to give Kerry Smith the pitching victory in relief. Smith took over for starter Andrew Dougherty in the fourth inning

Josh Rutherford contributed two hits for the Mustangs, who visit Deposit on Saturday for a non-league game.

Joe Terrano’s two-run homer in the first inning gave Franklin the early lead.

Morris 8, Franklin 6

Franklin 212 100 0 - 6 9 4

Morris 010 025 x - 8 5 2

Andrew Dougherty, Kerry Smith (4,W) and Matt Morlock. Joe Terrano, Alex Brownell (6,L) and Billy Davis. 2B: Zach McNeilly (F), Alex Brownell (F), Billy Davis (F), Josh Rutherford (M), Matt Morlock (M). HR: Joe Terrano (F), Matt Morlock (M).

Worcester 15, Laurens 6

Tanner Murphy went 3-for-5 with three runs, two RBIs and a double to lead visiting Worcester to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Steve Griffiths tripled, singled, scored twice and drove in a run for the Wolverines, who scored nine times in their first at-bats.

Pheonix Howard had two hits, two stolen bases and an RBI for the Leopards (1-2, 1-2), who visit Edmeston on Monday.

Worcester 15, Laurens 6

Worcester 911 103 0 - 15 13 3

Laurens 010 020 3 - 6 5 10

George Clement (W), Derrick Pross (5) and Chris Mravlja. David Fraser (L), Mason Weir (4) and Pheonix Howard. 2B: J.T. Horne (W), Tanner Murphy (W). 3B: Robbie Runblad (W), Steve Griffiths (W), Mitchel Barra (L).

Schenevus 13, CV-S 2

David Vosatka struck out six and walked two in a four-hitter to lead host Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Robert Burton had an RBI single for the Dragons (1-2, 1-1), who will travel to Milford on Monday.

Justin Monahan went 2-for-3 for Cherry Valley-Springfield.

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