Baseball roundup: Brocton comes back to top Clymer
BROCTON — Jordan Krystofiak’s walkoff hit scored Hunter Rizzo and secured a 5-4 high school baseball win for the Bulldogs over Clymer Monday in a CCAA West 2 divisional contest.
Down 4-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh, Rizzo tied the game for Brocton (3-0, 2-0) with a two-run single. Rizzo also starred on the mound for Brocton, pitching a complete game while striking out 13, walking no one and giving up just five hits.
Rizzo was 2 for 4 and Riley Rivera was 2 for 3 for the Bulldogs.
Sam Wiggers pitched six innings for Clymer, giving up nine hits and striking out five. He also scored a run. His teammate, Jordan Wade, went 2 for 3.
The Bulldogs return to action today against Gowanda for a 1:30 p.m. non-league game to be played at Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo.
PINE VALLEY 14, FREWSBURG 4
SOUTH DAYTON — A nine-run fourth inning spurred the Frewsburg Bears to a win over the Pine Valley Panthers (1-2, 0-2) in a CCAA East 2 high school baseball game Monday afternoon.
Aaron Hair got the win on the mound for Frewsburg (6-1, 2-1), pitching five innings and giving up five hits, striking out six and walking four. He added a 3 for 4 performance at the plate, with a double, two runs scored, an RBI and two hit-by-pitches. Teammate Reid Bjork was 2 for 5 with two runs scored and two runs batted in. Trent Gray added a 3 for 4 day for Frewsburg, scoring a run and driving in one.
Trent Mihalko had an RBI triple for Pine Valley, also scoring a run, getting hit by pitch and drawing two walks. Dakota Loop was 3 for 4 with a double and a run scored.
Pine Valley’s next game is another CCAA East 2 contest, against Franklinville at home on Wednesday.
GOWANDA 11, RANDOLPH 5
GOWANDA — The Gowanda Panthers won their first high school baseball game of the season Monday, taking a decision over CCAA East 1 rival Randolph.
Cayleb Davis earned the win on the mound for the Panthers (1-4, 1-1). He pitched five innings and gave up six hits, four runs (three earned) and three walks, striking out one batter.
Andrew Kruszka went 3 for 5 with two runs batted in for Gowanda, while teammate Gavin Phillips was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Matt Smuda went 2 for 3 with three RBIs.
LAKE SHORE 11, PIONEER 1
YORKSHIRE — The Lake Shore Eagles baseball team finally took the field for the first time in the regular season on Monday. The offense made up for lost time, with a big win over Pioneer in a regular season high school baseball matchup at Pioneer Senior High School.
Nate Lockwood started for Lake Shore and pitched six innings of one-run ball. Despite six walks, Lockwood only allowed one hit, while striking out eight.
Jon Wilson led Lake Shore offensively with a four-hit game, highlighted by three doubles and five RBI. Ryan Utley, Aaron Freeman and Zach Evans all had two hit games, while Utley also had three runs scored.
Lake Shore (1-0, 1-0) hosts Iroquois next, on Wednesday.