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Massena baseball team stops N-N; Potsdam sweeps Canton


NORFOLK - The Masssena Central varsity baseball team carried the momentum of a five-run second inning to the end in posting an 8-4 NAC interdivisional win over Norwood-Norfolk at Vern Burrows Field on Monday.

Jacob Kormanyos pitched all but one out to record the win, striking out six while scattering four hits and surrendering two earned runs. A reliever came on to start the seventh inning but Kormanyos was called on to get the final two outs after the Flyers began to mount a threat.

Alex Ploof was saddled with the loss.

Kormanyos also stroked a double and a single to aid his own cause. Cullen Baines, Avery Barney each singled twice while Troy Myers and Rusaw each doubled and David Phillips singled.

Troy Kovach, Cody Smith, Jordan Lashomb, Brandon Short, Chris Stratton and Barry LaBar all singled for N-N (3-3).

Massena, now 9-1 overall, is scheduled to play a Central Division game today at home against Franklin Academy while the Flyers return to action on Wednesday with an interdivisional game at Gouverneur.

In other interdivisional encounters on Monday, Potsdam took two from Canton, Franklin Academy outscored St. Lawrence Central 14-6 and OFA overpowered Salmon River 21-0.

Potsdam 8-3, Canton 2-2: Ben Miller struck ou four and limited Canton to three hits in the first game of a doublheader at Canton. Miller also singled home two runs and Shawn Clark led the Stoners with a double and a triple. Frankie Palumbo, Alex Hayes and Pat McGraw all singled for Canton.

In the nightcap, Nolan Baker struck out five in a one-hitter and stroked two singles with an RBI to lead the Stoners to a twinbill sweep. Brandon Noble singled home the winning run in the fourth inning and Pat McGaw singled or Canton’s hit.

FA 14, SLC 6: The Huskies scored early and often in picking up their seventh win of the season. FA struck for three runs in the opening inning, tacked on five more in the second and increased the lead to 10-0 before St. Lawrence got on the board in the bottom of the third.

Austin Lamay picked up the win for the Huskies with Devon Monette and Jared Yando also getting time on the hill. Devin Euto suffered the loss.

Derek Juntunen and Brandon Welch paced FA with two hits each. Juntunen singled and doubled while Welch singled and tripled. Yando and Tanner Studlack added two singles each to the victory.

Rounding out the offense for Malone were Lamay, Shawn Mulverhill, Tyler Hilyard and Alex Johnson with a single each.

Euto and Tyler Savage led SLC with a pair of hits each as Tyler Smith collected a double.

OFA 21, Salmon River 0: At Fort Covington, Andrew LeBeau (3 runs scored) ) recorded a four-for-four day with three-run triple in the fourth inning, Pat Comso went 3-4 with a five RBI and four runs cored, Konnor Murdock finished 4-5 wioth a double, three RBI and a run scored, and Brendan Arsenault engineered a 3-3 effort with a douible, two RBI and two runs scored and Jon Tayler connected for a 3-5 effort with a double, four runs scored and two RBI lifting the Devils past the Shamrocks. Breton LaRose went 2-2 off the bench with a double while Alex Farrell doubled and scored twice, Seth Pinkerton singled and scored twice, Andrew Cole double and Kinnon LaRose singled and drove in a run.

Pinkerton struckout five through three innings of no-hit pitching for the win. Arsenault went the rest of the way in relief striking out seven and yielding only a triple to losing pitcher Burt Gray in the fifth.


In two East Divsion matchups on Monday, Parishville-Hopkinton doubled Edwards-Knox 8-4 and Chateaugay edged Tupper Lake 11-10.

P-H 8, E-K 4: In Parishville, the Panthers jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning and led 6-0 before the Cougars pushed across three runs in the top of the fifth. P-H then scored twice in each of its next two at-bats to regain control to the end.

Zach Newton fanned seven, walked two and allowed four hits through four innings work before Tyler Gallagher finished off the win, striking out five, walking two and limiting E-K to just one hit over the final two frames.

Newton also made lead contributions offensively with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI. Parker Meashaw singled twice, drove in two runs and scored another while Chase Donovan doubled and scored a solo run.

Chris Davison was dealt the loss. Kaden Dandrow had three hits, including a triple in the losing cause. Tyler Sharpstene singled and scored two runs.

The Panthers are slated to play a doubleheader today at St. Regis Falls starting at 4 p.m.

Chateaugay 11, Tupper Lake 10: Garrett LaBare picked up the win with Joe McGillicuddy relieving late in the game.

Pierson St. Pierre was tagged with the loss in relief of starting pitcher Garret Planty. The Tupper Lake duo combined for 13 walks.

Corey Hill paced the winners with a three-hit game, which included a home run and three runs batted in as Chateaugay scored three times in the bottom of the first.

The Lumberjacks rallied with a six-run second inning to hold a 7-3 lead with Chateaugay taking the lead for good with a five-run third.

Michael Ryan added a pair of singles as the Bulldogs earned their first NAC East Division victory. LaBare, Owen Henderson and Donovan Ducote added a single each to the win.

Tim Larkin belted a home run adding a single and four runs batted in for the Lumberjacks.

Marcus Richer added a pair of singles to the Tupper Lake effort.

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