Linton Wainright drove in two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday as the Edmeston baseball team beat Tri-Valley League foe Morris, 8-7, on a walkoff single.
Wainright went 2-for-3 in the season opener for the Panthers, who scored four times in the seventh. He also got the pitching victory after relieving starter Michael Clark in the fourth inning. Wainright struck out three, walked one and allowed one run in four scoreless innings.
Clayton Lyon contributed two hits for Edmeston, which hosts Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Thursday.
Edmeston 8, Morris 7
Morris 141 001 0 - 7 2 2
Edmeston 002 020 4 - 8 5 4
Josh Rutherford, Todd Kandall (5), Kerry Smith (7,L) and Ryan Morlock. Michael Clark, Linton Wainright (4,W,1-0) and Nate Truax. 2B: Michael Clark (E).
B-G 11, UV 1
Tim Parsons and Tyler Ouimet each had two hits and three RBIs to lead host Bainbridge-Guilford to a non-division Midstate Athletic Conference victory.
Winning pitcher Austin Bauerle struck out seven, walked two and sacttered five hits in five innings to earn the season-opening pitching win.
Corbin Palmer also had two hits for the Bobcats, who host Afton on Monday.
Mason Alford doubled and singled for the Storm (0-2).
B-G 11, UV 1
Unadilla Valley 000 010 0 - 1 6 3
Bainbridge-Guilford 310 250 x - 11 11 1
Kurt Haycook (L,0-1), Mason Alford (4) and Andrew Radke. Austin Bauerle (W,1-0), Lucas Butcher (6) and Tyler Ouimet. 2B: Mason Alford (U), Tim Parsons (B).
Unatego 4, S-E 2
Winning pitcher Quinn Barnhart struck out five and allowed one run over five innings to lead visiting Unatego to a non-league win.
Barnhart also hit a two-run double in the fifth, when the Spartans (1-1) scored three times to take a 3-0 lead. Jon Wingate hit a sacrifice fly to score the final run of the inning. Wingate also had a sacrifice fly in the seventh to score Kellen Komenda.
Of Barnhart’s pitching, Unatego coach Frank Microni said: “He threw well on a cold day. He had good control and good command of his pitches.”