The Cooperstown Hawkeyes ended a 10-game skid with a 10-5 Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League victory over the visiting Oneonta Outlaws on Tuesday.

Oneonta still leads the inaugural Mayor's Cup series, 5-2. The teams play again Thursday night at Damaschke Field, where the Outlaws can clinch Mayor's Cup title. The teams play 11 times during the regular season, meaning the first team to win six is the winner.

Last-place Cooperstown (10-25) was outscored, 105-36, during its 10-game slide, including an 18-1 loss to host Watertown on Monday.

The Outlaws (17-18) have lost five of their last six games.

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The Hawkeyes will send three players to the All-Star game July 24 at Amsterdam. Pitchers James Norwood and Raleigh Rushing, and outfielder Jacob Hubert were selected.

Both teams play today, with Cooperstown traveling to Newark and Oneonta hosting Elmira.


Watertown 18, Cooperstown 1

Donald Walter went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and three runs to lead host Watertown to a PGCBL victory Monday.

Winning pitcher Matt McClain allowed one run on four hits. He struck out seven. Raleigh Rushing (2-2) took the loss. He allowed eight runs in 2 2/3 innings.

Cooperstown graduate Kyle Liner went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the second inning that scored Chris Blanton with the Hawkeyes' run. It was Liner's second hit and first RBI of the season. He attends D-I Binghamton University.

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