Dunkirk rallies in seventh, edges Jamestown, 10-9
Trailing 9-8 entering the bottom of the seventh inning, Dunkirk scored a pair of runs to walk off as 10-9 winners over nonleague Jamestown at Al Stuhlmiller Field.
Louis Seguar reached on an error and Scott Korzenski reached on a fielder’s choice before Alex Ahlstrom’s game-winning two-run double for the Marauders (14-3, 9-1 CCAA D1 West).
Ahlstrom finished 3 for 4 with a double, a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored while Mike Norton was 2 for 2 with a triple and two runs scored. Nick Marsowicz chipped in two hits and Phil Messina doubled for Dunkirk.
Nick Miraglia was 2 for 5 with two RBIs and a run scored; Chris Navarro had two hits with an RBI and a run scored; Mason Chapman doubled; and Riley Piazza tripled for the Red Raiders (1-12, 1-10 ECIC D1).
Jamestown led 5-4 after four innings before the Marauders tied the game in the bottom of the fifth inning.
In the bottom of the sixth, Nick Zatorski walked ahead of a pair of strikeouts. Ahlstrom then singled before a walk to Norton loaded the bases. Messina was then hit by a pitch to force in the go-ahead run before Javy DeJesus reached on an error that plated a pair of runs to give the hosts an 8-5 lead.
The Red Raiders rallied in the top of the seventh. Joseph Roehmholdt and Navarro started the inning with back-to-back singles before Juan Matos reached on a one-out error to score two runs. After a groundout, a walk to Riley Piazza and an error, Ayden Bonta hit a two-run single to give Jamestown the 9-8 lead.
Owen Maggio, Kameron Melendez and Piazza combined for seven strikeouts on the mound for the Red Raiders.
Tanner Schrantz, Mike Porpiglia and Scott Korzenski combined for nine strikeouts for Dunkirk.
HOLD ON LATE
MAYVILLE — Frewsburg scored five runs in the third inning and held on late for an 8-7 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 West victory over Chautauqua Lake.
With one out in the third, Garrett Brink walked, Jack Yost singled and Traden Gray walked to load the bases. Brink scored on a wild pitch and Jonah SanAngelo drove in a run on a fielder’s choice before Payton Dustin, Trent Bjork and Joel McLaughlin hit consecutive RBI singles.
Trailing 7-0, the Thunderbirds (6-6, 3-6) began to rally in the fourth when Kalen Miller hit an RBI double.
Frewsburg (6-7, 4-4) then made it 8-1 before Chautauqua Lake scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth. Gavin Sauerland and Chris Long opened the frame with walks before Luke Waters’ RBI single. Long then scored on a wild pitch ahead of Nate Engdahl’s RBI single. Tate Olson followed with a double before Jalen Parkhurst and Lawson Ormsby hit consecutive RBI singles. Parkhurst eventually scored on a passed ball before Jake Stearns got out of the bases-loaded jam with a groundout.
In the bottom of the seventh, Olson and Parkhurst reached on two-out singles, but Stearns struck out the final batter to preserve the save.
Traden Gray earned the win for the Bears with six strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.
Engdahl, Olson and Parkhurst combined for eight strikeouts on the mound for the Thunderbirds.
Yost had three hits; Dustin had two hits, including a double; and Gray tripled for Frewsburg.
Olson had three hits, including a double; Miller had two hits, including a double; and Parkhurst and Ormsby each had two hits for Chautauqua Lake.
SLADE HOMERS FOR RANDOLPH
RANDOLPH — Three-run innings in the first, second and third staked Randolph to a 9-0 lead before finishing off a 15-5 six-inning Division 2 East defeat of Brocton.
Luke Pagett had a two-run double in the first inning and Payton Slade had a two-run home run in the sixth inning for the Cardinals (8-3, 5-2).
Isaac Hind had three hits and three runs scored; Xander Hind had two hits, two RBIs and three runs scored; and Dillon Schrader had two hits, three RBIs and a run scored in the win.
Slade allowed six hits and struck out three in four innings before Kyle Smallback pitched the final two innings with three strikeouts for Randolph.
Grant Gustafson had two hits and four RBIs for the Bulldogs (1-10, 0-8).
Nathan Laurito and Aiden Gatto combined for three strikeouts on the mound.
DEKAY SHINES FOR EAGLES
FRANKLINVILLE — Ryan Dekay tossed a complete-game three-hitter and struck out nine to lead Ellicottville to a 7-2 Division 1 East baseball victory over Franklinville.
The Eagles (7-5, 6-3) scored a run in the first and third innings; two in the fifth, courtesy of a two-run triple by Hunter Smith; and three in the seventh to support Dekay’s effort on the mound.
Lucas Marsh contributed three hits, including a double, and scored twice; and Smith finished with two hits.
Blake Frank had two hits for Franklinville (2-7, 2-7).