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Coxsackie-Athens thumps Northern Columbia in Juniors action

July 10, 2018 12:30 am Updated: July 10, 2018 11:44 am

COXSACKIE — Coxsackie-Athens dominated Northern Columbia, 17-1, in four innings in junior baseball Little League All-Stars action Monday night.
Coxsackie jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning thanks to a two-run triple to right field by Alex Moore.
C-A followed it up with a 13-run bottom of the second inning, headlined by an RBI single from Xavier Bermudez and an RBI double by Lance Hoovler. Coxsackie also capitalized on 10 walks and three errors to take a commanding 16-0 lead.
Coxsackie-Athens added one more run in the third after Roberto Cruz led the inning off with a triple to left field and Blayne Apa followed it up with an RBI groundout to third base.
Northern Columbia tallied a run in the fourth inning with an RBI groundout by Jason Borelli, knocking in Alex Igres who led the inning off with a single to left field.
The game was stopped due to the mercy rule.
Moore led the way for Coxsackie-Athens, going 2 for 2 with a single, triple and two RBI. Hoovler added a double and an RBI, Bermudez added a single and an RBI and Cruz finished with a triple.
On the hill, Colin Plass got the job done for Coxsackie-Athens, tossing three innings and surrendering just one hit while fanning five batters.
For Northern Columbia, Igres provided the lone hit on the night.