Johnstown downs Broadalbin-Perth, 8-1

JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown Sir Bills got a complete game on the mound from Richie Lee and supported him with 10 hits as they defeated Broadalbin-Perth 8-1 in Foothills Council action under the lights at Johnstown High School on Friday night.

Johnstown got on the board early when Adam Caputo singled, stole second and crossed the plate on a pair of wild pitches.

Andrew Wilson, a pinch runner for Joe Nellis, scored Johnstown’s second run, rounding the bases on Connor Rodecker’s triple to left center. Jon Heroth singled to score Rodecker and up the Sir Bills’ lead to 3-0.

Johnstown tacked on three more runs in the bottom of the fifth and open the lead to 6-0 before B-P got its first run of the game in the top of the sixth.

Anthony Visco tripled with one out and Joe Zarecki drove him in with a single.

Johnstown answered in the bottom of the sixth with a lead off single from Dan Nellis and Matt Szurek worked his way on with a walk. Joe Nellis delivered Dan Nellis to the plate with a ground-rule double and Szurek scored on a two-out error to close out the 8-1 scoring.

With the win Johnstown keeps pace with Scotia-Glenville for the runner-up spot in the Foothills Council standings with a 6-3 league record. Broadalbin-Perth (5-4 Foothills) falls back to fourth in the standings.

Johnstown 8, Broadalbin-Perth 1

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Brown, Hemstreet (5), A. Visco (5) and Gordon; Lee and Caputo.

Scotia-Glenville 13, Gloversville 4

GLOVERSVILLE – The Tartans broke open a tie ball game with a nine-run fifth inning to defeat the Huskies and remain tied with Johnstown for second place behind Queensbury in the Foothills standings.

Mike Fancher had two hits, including a triple and stole two bases. Chris Rockefeller drove in a pair of runs for the Huskies.

Gloversville will return to the Husky Field diamond at 7 tonight for a non-league game against Ichabod Crane.

Scotia-Glenville 13, Gloversville 4

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L. Mancini, A. Musto (4); Rockefeller, Oathout (4), Vandenabeele (5) and Murray.


Schoharie 10,

Canajoharie 1

CANAJOHARIE – The Cougars created opportunities but stranded 15 base runners in their 10-1 loss Friday.

Joe Shannon drove in Canajoharie’s lone run with a double. He also singled in the game.

Schoharie 10, Canajoharie 1

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Valco and Ottmon; Winsman (Ouderkirk (5) and Ruszkowski.


St. Johnsville 13, Cherry Valley 2

ST. JOHNSVILLE – Kyle Smith connected for a double and a single and Alex Hart had two singles to lead the Saints to the non-league victory.

Dylan Klock contributed a triple to the St. Johnsville (6-7 overall, 5-7 WAC) attack.

Justin Monahan had a double for Cherry Valley.

St. Johnsville 13, Cherry Valley 2

Cherry Valley100 010 – 2 3 7

St. Johnsville304 60x – 13 7 1

Reid, Kroll (3) and Supak; Campione, Smith (5), Vicciarelli (6) and Johnson.

Chazy 15, Wells 0

WELLS – Chazy’s Kyle Bisonette struck out 15 batters and walked two in his no-hit performance over the Indians Friday afternoon at Wells High School.

Alex LaPierre led the Eagles at the plate with a triple, a double and two runs scored, while Nathan Reynolds had three runs scored and two singles.

Caleb Hayes struck out four batters in four innings of work for Wells (5-2 overall, 5-2 league), while Matt Michienzi recorded three strike outs in relief.

Chazy 15, Wells 0

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Wells000 000 0 – 0 0 5

Bisonette and Reynolds; Hayes, Michienzi (5).