June 25th, 2022

It was Saturday Night Baseball across the PGCBL, with all 16 teams in action. Read about it!

Amsterdam Mohawks 17, Boonville Baseball Club 3

The Mohawks didn’t waste any time in the blowout win, scoring ten runs in the first inning, highlighted by a grand slam off the bat of Gage Miller (Bishop State CC), who finished the night with five RBIs. In that first inning, Mark Black (Wake Forest) also contributed with a two-run home run. Jacob Hand (WPI) hit a solo home run in the second inning as part of a 3-for-3 night, scoring four times. The Mohawks had 18 total hits.

Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs 10, Glens Falls Dragons 0

It was a consistent scoring attack for Mohawk Valley, scoring in five different innings to pick up the win. Ernesto Polanco (Coastal Carolina) had a two-run double in the fifth inning, then one inning later Alfredo Delgado (Charleston Southern) had an RBI double, driving in two runs on the night. Noah Lucier (Fairfield) also drove in a pair of runs. On the mound, Troy Butler (Binghamton) threw five shutout innings.

Oneonta Outlaws 9, Watertown Rapids 4

The Outlaws scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to grab a win on the road, that frame highlighted by a bases loaded triple off the bat of Evan Keegan (Castleton), who went 2-for-4 on the night. Three batters later, Chris Baillargeon (Holy Cross) had an RBI double, finishing 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Tyree Bradley (Bloomfield) drove in three runs for Watertown. On the mound, Oneonta starter Kyle Locklear (Clarkson) struck out eight over three innings.

Batavia Muckdogs 9, Niagara Power 6

The Muckdogs scored eight of their nine runs within the first five innings of the contest to take the win at home. It started in the first inning with Alec Maag (Adelphi) coming through with an RBI single as he finished the night 2-for-4. Seven different Batavia players drove in a run, the highlights of that being an RBI triple from Mike DeStefano (Canisius) and an RBI double from Jerry Reinhart (Akron).

Saugerties Stallions 1, Albany Dutchmen 0

A pitcher’s duel through and through, Saugerties came up with the only run of the game in the bottom of the first inning as Easton Bertrand (Minnesota) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Saugerties’ Coulson Buchanan (Wofford) tossed six one-hit innings and struck out seven, while Albany’s Arlo Marynczak (Siena) threw five innings of one-run ball.

Utica Blue Sox 4, Auburn Doubledays 2

Utica extended its winning streak to 11 by scoring a pair of runs in the first inning to set the tone for the rest of the night, highlighted by Edwin Tavarez (Felician) coming through with an RBI single as he went 3-for-4 on the night. In the fourth inning, Will King (Eastern Kentucky) delivered a two-run single to extend the lead. On the mound, Logan Wenzel (Central Connecticut) threw 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, striking out six.

Geneva Red Wings 11, Newark Pilots 6

The Red Wings jumped out to a 6-1 lead by the end of the fourth inning and didn’t look back. They scored four in the third, highlighted by a two-run single from Mike Gorham (North Lake), who finished the night 2-for-4 and drove in four runs. In the next frame, Max Hitman (St. Joseph’s) had a two-run single, part of a 2-for-3 night for him. Ray Ortiz (NJIT) and Mark Trotta (William & Mary) also had multiple hits each.

Elmira Pioneers 9, Jamestown Tarp Skunks 6

Down 6-2 heading into the frame, the Pioneers put up five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, highlighted by Cooper Smith (Seton Hill), who went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored. In the eighth inning, Frank Wayman (UMass-Lowell) tripled, one of two extra base hits on the night for him. Yogi Hartigan (George Mason) went 3-for-5 with two runs scored for Jamestown.

Sunday’s Schedule:
Elmira at Niagara, 1 p.m.
Newark at Batavia, 4 p.m.
Boonville at Watertown, 5 p.m.
Jamestown at Geneva, 5:05 p.m.
Amsterdam at Glens Falls, 7 p.m.