Amateur baseball: Albany Athletics win Fest title
SCHENECTADY — Tournament MVP Derick Horn had a pair of RBI singles as the Albany Athletics defeated Brothers Oven Pizza of Rhode Island, 6-1, in the championship game of the Athletics’ Baseball Fest in Central Park Sunday.
The title was the third in a row for the Athletics (20-4), who lost to Brothers, 3-2, in pool play Friday.
Horn was 10-for-14 with 14 RBI in the tournament.
Horn also drove in three runs to help the Athletics defeat the Albany Thunder, 7-3, in the semifinal round. Dan Barbero added a two-run double.
Brothers reached the champ-ionship game with a 6-2 win over the New York City Titans in the semifinals.
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Albany Athletics 000 034 x — 7 7 0
Contento, Jacobson (6) and Nolan; Brantley and Mastroianni.
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Lawton and Horn; Hopkins, Donovan (5), Corsi (7) and Hevnor.
LITTLE FALLS — Shane Zimmer belted a three-run home run to lead the Amsterdam Mohawks to a 7-3 victory over the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game at Veteran’s Memorial Park.
The win snapped Mohawk Valley’s three-game winning streak.
Dylan Smith’s two-run single gave the Mohawks the lead in the first inning, and he drove in another run in the third before finishing his 3-for-3 day with a double.
Dylan Dwyer got the win, scattering six hits and striking out six in five innings.
COOPERSTOWN — The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League game between the Albany Dutchmen and Cooperstown Hawkeyes was suspended in the fourth inning because of rain, with the Hawkeyes holding a 3-1 lead.
The game will be completed on July 19.
On Saturday night, the Dutchmen dropped a 4-3 decision to the Glens Falls Golden Eagles. The Eagles scored the winning run on Braxton Martinez’s RBI single in the bottom of the 16th inning, making the contest the longest in PGCBL history.
The Dutchmen had a 2-1 lead in the ninth, and a 3-2 advantage in the 13th, but each time Glens Falls battled back to tie the game.
Chris Cuseck had an RBI double for the Dutchmen.
Indians win title
SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I. — Austin Clock’s bases-clearing double highlighted a five-run second inning that carried the Schenectady County Indians to a 9-2 victory over South Kingston (R.I.) Post 39 in the championship game of the South County American
Dmitri Aldershoff and Garrett Whitley each went 2-3 with an RBI for the Indians (20-3). Whitley and Dan Zeglen, who scattered three hits in the championship games, were named co-MVPs of the tournament.
Schenectady 150 201 0 — 9 13 3
South Kingston 001 001 0 — 2 3 3
Zeglen, Clock (7) and Webber; Hayes, Irwin (5), Smolan (7) and Vandenover.
SCHENECTADY — Brian Imfeld pitched a one-hitter with five strikeouts to lead the Schenectady Cyclones to a 2-0 victory over the Capital City A’s in the first game of an Eastern New York Travel Baseball League 22U game at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School.
Max Dangerfield had a double and a single for the Cyclones, and Jordan LaFontain had a triple.
Steve Zimmering’s home run helped Capital City win the second game, 8-5, and come away with a split. Nick Madcharo had a double for the Cyclones.
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Imfeld and Whelan; Temple and Willings.
Capital City A’s 100 412 — 8 6 1
Cyclones 000 401 — 5 7 4
Brady and Willings; DeCerbo and Earing.
JOHNSTOWN, B-P ROLL
ROTTERDAM — Johnstown scored 10 runs in the second inning on its way to a 19-9 win over Northside, and Broadalbin-Perth pounded Middleburgh, 15-5, in the District 12 9-10 year-old tournament at Carman Little League.
Colin Kolowski had four singles and two RBI for Johnstown, Micky Winton had two singles, Abe Miller had a double, two singles and three RBI and Damian Waight and Brady Brownell each hit a double and a single.
Jacob Terwilliger led Broadalbin-Perth with three singles, and Danny Dylong hit two singles.
Middleburgh 101 12 — 5 2 10
Broadalbin-Perth 403 44 — 15 10 2
Bender, Holmes (4), Lacko (5) and Holmes, George (4); Holz, Huckans (3), Terwilliger (5) and Terwilliger, Orapello (5).
Johnstown 2(10)1 24 — 19 14 0
Northside 104 40 — 9 1 4
BURNT HILLS — Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake defeated Schenec-tady/JC, 12-2, and Broadalbin-Perth downed Gloversville, 18-8, in the District 12 11-12 year-old tournament.
Cam Rhodes had a double and a single for BH-BL, Alex Hormada had two singles and Glenn Ramos, Evan Bowers and Derek Haughey each hit a double.
Matthew Hinderliter hit a double and a single for B-P, Hunter Monks and Nick Myers each had two singles and Preston Famiglietti hit a double,
Julian Demango doubled for Gloversville, and Brodryk Benton hit a double and a single.
Schenectady/JC 101 0 — 2 4
BH-BL 533 1 — 12 12
Moya, Edmunds (4) and Deitz; Valley and Haughey.
Gloversville 110 60 — 8 5
B-P 602 46 — 18 9