NORFOLK - The Norwood-Norfolk Central modified baseball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with three straight wins.
N-N 10-6, Potsdam 1-5: In a pair of games at Potsdam on Tuesday, the visiting Flyers posted a pair of contrasting wins.
In the opening game (10-1), Gage Orologio was the winning pitcher, allowing just four hits and aided his own cause with a single and two walks. Tristen Harvey led the way offensively going 3-3 with a double and RBi, Coby Munson was 2-3 with one RBI. Contributing solo hits were Tristen St. Andrews, Zack Benware (double), Zeb Brown (2 RBI), and Peter Jarvis. Preston Vanguiler sacrificed home a run.
Morgan Sutliff went the distance in taking the loss and had two hits, including a double, along with Connor Prosper.
In the nightcap, Benware hit a two-run single in the bottom of the fifth inning to lift the modified Flyers to a 6-5 win. He also pitched the win in relief of starter St. Andrews. Benware finished with two hits along with St. Andrews (double, RBI). Zeb Brown went 1-2 with an RBI and scored the game-winning run. Hunter Deweys only single of the game sparked the fifth-inning rally. Jarvis and Smith both had solo hits as well.
For Potsdam, Conner Prosper went the distance in taking the hard-luck loss. Chaz Agen paced the offense going 3-3 with a double while Sutliff was 2-2 and Clement rapped a triple.
N-N 15, Salmon River 1: In a game played last Friday, Coby Munson went the distance in tossing a one-hitter that inlcuded nine strikeouts. He also aided the N-N cause offensively with a single.
Zeb Brown anchored a balanced offense for the modified Flyers with two hits and an RBI. Also contributing solo hits were; Peter Jarvis (triple, RBI), Zack Benware (2RBI), Ryan Ridgeway (RBI), Tristen St. Andrews (double, RBI), Hunter Dewey (RBI) and Gage Orologio. Riley Smutz drove in a run.
The N-N modified nine is slated to host Brushton-Moira on Thursday at 4 p.m.