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April 27, 2014

Sidney nips Bainbridge-Guilford in MAC baseball; UV edges Greene

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Patrick Vibbard and Billy Kozak had hits and scored during a two-run sixth inning that led host Sidney to a 7-5 Midstate Athletic Conference baseball victory over Bainbridge-Guilford on Friday at Field 6 in Oneonta’s Neahwa Park.

Vibbard led off Sidney’s sixth with a double to right-center. He took third on a passed ball. Alex Hoskins then hit a popup into foul territory. B-G first baseman Kyle Hanvey reached over the fence to make the catch, but his momentum carried him to the ground. Vibbard tagged from third and scored the go-ahead run.

“Heads up base-running,” Sidney coach Kyle Vibbard said of his son’s run.

Kozak singled with two outs, stole second and third, and scored on a wild pitch.

Winning pitcher Kozak worked out of a two-on and no-out jam in the top of the sixth.

Vibbard and Hoskins had two hits apiece for Sidney (9-3, 6-0), which will play Unadilla Valley at 11 a.m. Saturday at Damaschke Field.

Lucas Butcher and Cole Webb had two hits apiece for Bainbridge-Guilford.

UV 8, Greene 7

Unadilla Valley scored five times in the seventh inning to rally for a MAC road victory.

Andrew Radke’s RBI double gave the Storm a 7-6 lead and Austin Taylor followed with an RBI single.

Greene scored in the bottom of the inning and had a runner on first when winning pitcher Mason Alford retired the final batter on a flyout.

Alford had two hits for UV (5-3, 2-3), which will play Sidney at 11 a.m. Saturday at Damaschke Field.

Zach Lindow had two hits for Greene.

Hancock 10, Unatego 9

Jake DeJoy doubled and Kellen Komenda singled in the sixth, when the Spartans took advantage of two errors to score three runs but fell short in a MAC home game.

Zach Worobey homered in the fourth to give Hancock a 6-5 lead as the Wildcats scored five times in the inning.

Eli Holton, who will play for Oswego State next season, contributed a three-run homer to left field in the fourth to give Hancock a 10-6 lead. Holton finished with two hits and two runs.

Riley Hanrahan homered for the Spartans, who capped the scoring with three runs in the sixth.

Hancock (9-2, 6-1) travels to Harpursville on Monday.

Milford 7, Morris 3

Winning pitcher Max Lang struck out 11 and walked three in a six-hitter to lead host Milford in the Tri-Valley League.

Ryan Lewis went 1-for-1, scored twice and had an RBI for the Wildcats (4-1, 4-1), who travel to Laurens on Monday.

Chris Showers had three hits for the Mustangs.

Worcester 3, G-MU 2

Winning pitcher George Clements hit an RBI single, Tanner Murphy had an RBI double, and Eric Hendrick contributed a sacrifice fly during a three-run fifth inning that lifted visiting Worcester in the Tri-Valley League.

The spurt gave the Wolverines a 3-1 lead.

Gilbertsville-Mount Upton’s Christian Merlo tripled and scored on a wild pitch to make it a one-run game in the sixth inning.

Merlo and Andrew Baker had two hits apiece for the Raiders (0-4), who host Cherry Valley-Springfield on Monday.

Clements struck out nine and walked two, and Stephen Griffin and Murphy had two hits apiece for Worcester.

CV-S 9, Laurens 5

Sophomore Jake Kroll struck out 19 and walked three to lead host Cherry Valley-Springfield to a Tri-Valley League win.

Kyle Monahan, Cody Sears and Jake Spencer each had two-run doubles for the Patriots (3-2), who received three hits apiece from Wyatt Crowley and Karl Johanson.

Mitchell Barra struck out 10 for Laurens.

CV-S travels to Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Monday.

Edmeston 20, RS 4

Mike Clark’s 4-for-4 effort included two home runs and five RBIs as Edmeston won a Tri-Valley League game at home.

Clark had an RBI single in the first inning to open the scoring for the Panthers (6-0, 5-0). The first of his two home runs was a two-run shot in the second. He also hit a leadoff HR in the third.

Clayton Lyon struck out six and went 3-for-4 at the plate. Teammate Brian Head contributed two hits.

Thomas Worobey struck out eight and walked three for Richfield Springs, which received doubles from Jon Boss and Carson Hula.

Edmeston travels to Morris on Saturday.

Schenevus 4, Franklin 3

Billy Davis and Derek Beers contributed RBI singles in the first inning, but the Purple Devils committed three errors in the fourth en route to a Tri-Valley League loss.

Joe Serrao hit an RBI single in the second for Franklin (1-4, 1-4), which got 11 strikeouts from Joe Terrano.

Zach Schallert earned the pitching victory in relief for the Dragons, who scored all of their runs in the fourth inning.

Franklin visits Worcester on Monday.

Margaretville 7, SK 5

Kyle Short hit a three-run triple and later scored in the fourth inning to lead host Margaretville to a Delaware League win at home.

Short also got the save in relief of Matt VanValkenburg, who left with two runners on base and two out in the seventh. Short walked his first batter to load the bases but struck out his second to end it.

VanValkenburg struck out 10 and walked one in a seven-hitter for the Blue Devils (4-1, 2-1), who got two runs from Eric Mathiesen.

Dan Lutz went 2-for-4 with two RBIs to pace the Rams, who got a combined seven-hitter from Tom Newman and Ed Newman.

Margaretville visits Davenport on Monday.

Stamford 14, Jefferson 2

Winning pitcher Gregg Mattice struck out eight in a four-hitter and went 4-for-4 with four RBIs to lead host Stamford to a victory in the Delaware League.

Dustin King contributed a two-run triple in the first as Stamford took a 5-0 lead. Mattice drove a two-run homer to center field in the sixth.

Glen Cioccari had three hits and four runs for Stamford (5-0, 4-0), which visits Roxbury on Monday.

Michael Adlum went 2-for-4 for Jefferson.

Windham 22, Roxbury 3

Anthony Savasta doubled twice and drove in five runs to lead host Windham to a Delaware League victory.

Majd Ismail contributed two doubles, a triple and had three RBIs for the Warriors, who received two hits apiece from Aidan Cohane, Subaru Honge, Anthony Pettignano and Skyler Schoonmaker.

Tyler Phillips had two hits for Roxbury.

Downsville 10, Gilboa 6

Brad Dreher went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Downsville to a road victory in the Delaware League.

Austin Lamica contributed two hits and four RBIs for the Eagles.

Zach Perry had two hits and Hunter Grace allowed one earned run over four innings to lead Gilboa (4-2, 3-2), which travels to Hunter-Tannersville on Monday.