Amsterdam softball notches 2-1 victory over Queensbury - The Recorder

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Amsterdam softball notches 2-1 victory over Queensbury The Recorder The Recorder - newspaper of the Montgomery County Region of New York and your best source for local news and information.

QUEENSBURY — Sydney Szczepanik pitched a complete game three-hitter, and Jordyn Wozniak singled home the deciding run in the third inning as the Amsterdam High School softball team picked up its fifth consecutive victory, pulling out a 2-1 win Sunday against Queensbury.

The win guarantees Amsterdam (9-5, 6-3 Foothills Council) will finish with a better than .500 record in the Foothills Council, clinching a spot in the Section II Class A playoffs.

Szczepanik also tripled and scored on a Nicole DeRose sac fly in the second inning for the Lady Rams. After Queensbury tied the game in the bottom of the second, Amsterdam plated the go-ahead run in the third when Wozniak’s two-out RBI single brought home Madison Carmona.

Megan LaMont, Gaby Maroto and Kyrsten Orsini also singled for the Lady Rams.

After Queensbury got a run in the second inning, Szczepanik didn’t allow another hit until back-to-back two-out singles by Queensbury’s Fiona Hunt and Emma Sponzo in the sixth inning, but a flyout to center ended that threat and Szczepanik worked a perfect seventh inning to lock up the win.

The Lady Rams will be back in action today when they host league-leading South Glens Falls at 4:30 p.m. at Shuttleworth Park.


Foothills Council

Broadalbin-Perth 14, Gloversville 6

In the first game of a doubleheader, Sam Vainauskas went 2-for-3 with a double, a triple and three RBIs to lead a 16-hit attack for the Patriots.

Dante Calderone added three hits for B-P, Justin Hertik went 2-for-2 with a triple and an RBI, Jack Marsden went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, Mike Magliocca doubled and scored three runs, Brodryk Benton singled and scored three runs and Ryan Visco doubled and scored.

Julien Deumaga went 3-for-3 with a double and Garrett Dooling doubled and drove in two runs for Gloversville.

Broadalbin-Perth 5, Gloversville 2

In the second game of the doubleheader, Benton went 3-for-4 at the plate and struck out eight over five innings on the mound to help the Patriots finish off the sweep.

Visco went 2-for-2 with two stolen bases for B-P (12-5, 8-5 Foothills), Marsden doubled and scored twice and Nick Geren doubled and drove in a run.

Dane Dillenback went 2-for-4 with a triple and Jeremy Lombardoni had a double and drove in a run for Gloversville.

Western Athletic Conference

Fonda-Fultonville 5, B-K-W 3

Massimo DiCaprio doubled and drove in a run, and the Braves made the best of only two hits in picking up a win over B-K-W.

Cade Kearns singled and drove in a run for Fonda-Fultonville (11-6, 10-4 WAC), while Myles Andersen and Kyle Layer drove in a run apiece.

Jacob Flower singled twice and Quinn Toomey had a single and drove in a run for B-K-W (5-9 WAC).

OESJ 5, B-K-W 2

Von Baker pitched a complete game four-hitter with 11 strikeouts and went 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run and two RBIs to lead the Wolfpack to the win.

Travis LaFountain singled, doubled and drove in two runs for OESJ (), while Mason Snell contributed a singled and a double.

Flower and Will Boltri each doubled for B-K-W.

Canajoharie 21, Mekeel Christian 1

Josh Herget drove in five runs, and the Cougars scored 11 runs in the first inning and 10 in the fourth in a dominant performance against Mekeel Christian.

Riley Montanye added three RBIs for Canajoharie. Jack Montanye, Richie Tamsett and Isaiah Logan had two hits apiece, and Tamsett allowed one hit in a five-inning complete game.

Galway 20, Mayfield 0

Mike Sowle went 4-for-4 with two doubles, five RBIs and three runs scored in the Golden Eagles’ win.

Mike Zelezniak went 2-for-2 and drove in three runs for Galway, Joe Herbst and Josh Jankowski each went 3-for-3 with an RBI, Erik Malanoski singled twice and drove in two runs, Alex Malanoski doubled and drove in two runs and Christian Hines went 2-for-4 with a triple.

Henry Flint pitched a three-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in five innings before the game was halted due to the 10-run rule.

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