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Riders post two wins in Mudville Tournament

May 12, 2019 07:00 pm Updated: May 13, 2019 03:43 pm

HERKIMER -- Isabella Milazzo threw a two-hit shutout to help Ichabod Crane defeat Windsor, 8-0, in the 14th Annual Officer Joseph Corr Memorial Tournament at the Mudville Softball Complex on Saturday.

The Riders, the No. 3 ranked class B team in the state, went on to defeat Nichols, 7-5, to finish the tournament with a 2-0 record.

Milazzo struck out 10 and walked two as she improved to 8-0 this season. The sophomore right-hander  has a 0.00 earned run average and has allowed just one unearned run and 15 hits in nine appearances.

Marissa Wheeler led the Riders with two doubles and an RBI. Mackenzie Wendelken added two singles and two RBI, Laney Altomer and Milazzo each had two singles, Brittany Futia a single and two RBI and Gabbie Cox and Jenna Downey a single and an RBI each.

Emma Dixon doubled and Autumn Webb singled for Windsor, which came into the game ranked No. 14 in the state in Class B.

Kaylie Rosencrans started and pitched four innings for the Black Knights, striking ut one, walking two and allowing six runs and nine hits. Jamie Ross finished up, fanning one, walking one and surrendering two runs and two hits.

In the second game, ICC broke up a 4-4 tie with two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and went on to edge Nichols.

Downey started the Riders' fifth inning rally with a double to center field. She went to third on Kaili Saccento's single and scored on a ground out by Wheeler. Saccento eventually scored on a ground out by Wendelken.

Nichols got one back in the top of the sixth, but the Riders tacked on an insurance run in the home half of the frame on an RBI single by Cameron Phippen.

Downey finished with two doubles and an RBI for the Riders (13-1). Wheeler had a single and two RBI, Phippen a single and an RBI, Ringwood two singles, Saccento and Cox a single apiece and Wendelken an RBI.

Isabella Russo had two doubles for Nichols. Cortney Staniszewski added a double and two RBI and Megan Kyte doubled.

Wheeler pitched six innings for ICC, striking out six, walking two and allowing five runs and eight hits. Milazzo relieved in the seventh and got the save.

Kyte was the losing pitcher, allowing seven runs and eight hits with six strikeouts and four walks.

Averill Park 12, Greenville 0

Ballston Spa 9, Greenville 4

BALLSTON SPA -- Greenville suffered two losses to Class A schools in Saturday's Ballston Spa Softball Tournament.

The Spartans (9-3) fell to Averill Park, 12-0, and dropped a 9-2 decision to Ballston Spa.

Greenville managed just two hits against Averill Park, a single each for Jazzmin Gibson and Melody Kappel.

Kappel was the losing pitcher, striking ut four, walking five and allowing 12 runs and 13 hits.

Against Ballston Spa, Alexis Caprio collected to singles for the Spartans. A.J. Pahl had a single and two RBI, Emma Haller and Gibson a single apiece and Zakiyah Haque drove in a run.

Megan McMahon led the Scotties with a double, two singles and two RBI. Lauren Kersch had a double and two singles with three RBI and  Julia Russell contributed two singles and an RBI.

Katelyn Hilko was the winning pitcher, striking out three, walking eight and allowing four runs and five hits.

Kappel suffered the loss, giving up nine runs and 17 hits with four strikeouts.


Taconic Hills 9, Green Tech 1

CRARYVILLE -- Donovan Mier and Devon Charron combined to throw a three-hitter as Taconic Hills wrapped up its Patroon Conference schedule with a 9-1 victory over Green Tech on Friday.

Mier started and pitched three innings for the Titans (9-7, 10-7), striking out six and allowing three hits. Charron pitched the final three innings, striking out four, walking three and allowing one run.

Zach Weaver doubled and had two RBI and Joel Preusser doubled and drove in a run for Taconic Hills. Schuyler Krzeminski had two singles, Kolby Clegg, Jesse Slater and Ryan Nowak a single and an RBI each, Charron and Mason Nack a single apiece and Mier had an RBI.

Ky'Juan Stanfield, Allen Mercedes and Shaqueece Mathis all singled for Green Tech.

Nyzair Sheldon was the losing pitcher, giving up nine runs and nine hits with one strikeout and two walks.