Amsterdam gets past Gloversville
AMSTERDAM – On a cool night at Shuttleworth Park, the Gloversville Huskies rolled into town to play the Amsterdam Rams on Saturday.
The Huskies entered the matchup fresh off a win against Broadalbin-Perth on Wednesday.
Amsterdam, which will travel to Schalmont today for the championship game of the Bouck Tournament at 12:30 p.m., posted a 9-4 win over Gloversville.
Both teams got off to a hot start in the first inning.
Gloversville’s Brad Mulligan hit a double to bring in teammate Justin Putnam.
In the bottom of the inning, Amsterdam’s Andrew Rouse answered back with a double to right field. After stealing third base, a wild pitch brought home Rouse to even the score at 2-2 at the end of the first inning.
After a scoreless second inning for both teams, Putnam hit a deep fly ball to right field for a double in the third for the Huskies, and was later brought home for the score after an RBI hit from Mulligan.
Amsterdam’s performance in the bottom of the third helped seal the victory for the Rams. Rouse hit a high fly ball into deep left field, which resulted in a double after an error. With runners on both first and third, Brady McGillin hit a double to deep left field to bring home both his teammates. The next at bat for Amsterdam resulted in a hit to center field by Ben Rhodes to bring home McGillin.
Eric Robertshaw followed with a hit to center field to bring home Rhodes.
Amsterdam led Gloversville 6-3 at the end of the inning and never looked back.
Robertshaw finished 2-for-3 with an RBI for Amsterdam, while Rouse, Kolbie Glionna and Jonardy Anil each had one hit and two RBIs.
Julian Gallup and Rhodes also had hits for Amsterdam.
Kyle Sherlock and Glionna combined on a four-hitter for the Rams.
Sherlock stuck out five, walked four and allowed three hits in four innings of work, while Glionna gave up just one hit, struck out two and walked two over the final three innings.
Mulligan finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Gloversville, while Putnam and Zak Funk had the only other hits for the Huskies.
Amsterdam added one more run to end the game with a win over the visiting Huskies, who fell to 3-14 overall, while the Rams improved to 12-6 overall.
Amsterdam 9, Gloversville 4
Gloversville201 100 0 – 4 4 3
Amsterdam204 102 x – 9 7 2
WP – Sherlock; LP – Chase.