By Justin Mattingly
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Only one game was not rained out on Thursday night. To recap and to inform:
Glens Falls 10 Amsterdam 1
In the only game of the night, the visiting Glens Falls Golden Eagles cruised to a 10-1 victory over the Amsterdam Mohawks. The game was called in the sixth inning due to rain.
Glens Falls took an early lead with two runs in the first inning before scoring a lone run in the second and four runs in the third. JQ Folena and Garrett Bernardo singles drove home runs for the visitors in the first.
Bernardo homered in the third and Danny Olvieri singled home a run to extend the Golden Eagle lead to 7-0. Glens Falls would go on to add three more, one in the fifth and two in the sixth, to move to 4-3 on the season.
William Durruthy tossed four innings of one-run ball to earn the win for Glens Falls. The reigning co-PGCBL Pitcher of the Week struck out four and allowed four hits in his second win of the season.
Josh Gardiner went 1-for-2 with an RBI to lead the Mohawk lineup. Amsterdam starter Zack Brown lasted just 2.1 innings as he allowed seven runs (five earned) and took the loss, his first of the season.
Update on the postponed games:
The Mohawk Valley/Elmira game scheduled for last night will be made up on July 8 in Elmira as part of a double-header. Both games will be seven innings and first pitch for game one is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
The Adirondack/Albany game scheduled for last night will be made up on July 10 in Boonville as part of a double-header. Both games will be seven innings and first pitch for game one is scheduled for 5:05 p.m.
The Watertown/Newark game scheduled for last night will be made up on June 23 in Watertown as part of a double-header. Both games will be seven innings and first pitch for game one is scheduled for 5:00 p.m.
To preview tonight’s scheduled games:
Glens Falls at Utica 7:00 p.m.
Glens Falls went back above .500 last night with a 10-1 win against the Amsterdam Mohawks. The Golden Eagles are now just a game and a half out of first place in the East Division. Utica has lost two straight as they look to pick up their second win of the season at home. First pitch is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.
Adirondack at Mohawk Valley 7:05 p.m.
The 4-2 Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs will host the 2-4 Adirondack Trail Blazers in Little Falls. Both teams are coming off one-run wins on Tuesday. The DiamondDawgs held on to beat the Watertown Rams, while the Trail Blazers came back from a 6-0 deficit to win 8-0. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Watertown at Albany 7:05 p.m.
The Albany Dutchmen and Watertown Rams meet for the second time this week, this time in the Capitol City. Albany won the first matchup on Sunday, 5-3 in thirteen innings. Albany currently sits atop the East Division with a 5-1 record, losing its first game on Tuesday against Amsterdam. Watertown is coming off a 5-4 loss against Mohawk Valley. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Amsterdam at Newark 7:05 p.m.
The first place Newark Pilots will play host to the Amsterdam Mohawks, looking to bounce back from a 7-0 loss against Elmira on Tuesday. Amsterdam is coming off a 10-1 rain-shortened loss against the Glens Falls on Thursday. First pitch in Newark is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
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