Huskies walk off to secure share of D1 baseball title

OLEAN — The Southwestern baseball team plated nine runs in the top of the seventh inning against the Olean and with a 15-13 lead had a share of the league title in its sights.

However, the Huskies had other plans when a hit batter and two straight walks loaded the bases with no outs. Cal Vogtli had an RBI walk for the first run and then freshman Ethan Woodring hit a 2 RBI single to walk off against the Trojans 16-15 and secured a share of the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 1 baseball title for Olean on Monday.

The Huskies (9-6, 9-3) were led by Chase Vogtli going 2 for 3 with a home run, 4 RBIs and three runs scored, Woodring hit 2 for 5 with 4 RBIs, Cal Vogtli had a double and 3 RBIs, Aaron Vincent went 2 for 3 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored, and Austin Miles and Caine DeGolier had doubles.

Southwestern (12-4, 8-4) was led by Wilson Genareo going 3 for 4 with 3 RBIs, Oscar Harris was 3 for 3 with a home run and three runs scored, Chase Kartesz hit a two-run home run and had 3 RBIs, Robbie Belladro went 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs and three runs scored and Alex Watkins added a pair of RBIs.


PORTVILLE — Even with the league title out of reach, the Gowanda baseball team showed up to spoil Portville’s undefeated season in Division 3 with a 4-1 victory.

Gowanda (13-4, 12-2) had a nearly flawless performance from Blake Herman on the mound, throwing a complete game one-hitter in which he struck out 11 batters and walked four.

Herman helped his effort going 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored, Logan Ruff hit 2 for 3 with an RBI and Carter Capozzi hit an RBI.

Portville (15-1, 13-1) broke up the no hitter in the sixth when Luke Petryszak singled then stole second and third before being sacrificed home on a fly ball from Nik Manroe.

Petryszak pitched the first five innings for Portville and gave up six hits, three earned runs, walked two and struck out four.


FREWSBURG — Chautauqua Lake scored in the top of the first inning, but Frewsburg closed the door after that and found its offense as the Bears won 7-1 to finish the Division 2 season with an unblemished record.

Aidan Gruber claimed the win for Frewsburg after giving up just one earned run on two hits and a walk while striking out 12 in five innings of work. Chase Haglund finished the final two innings just surrendering one hit and striking out five.

Frewsburg was led offensively by Daniel Peterson going 2 for 3 with a triple and 2 RBIs, Vincent Sanfillipo scored twice, and both Harrison Eckert and Cole Mazzurco hit an RBI.

Chautauqua Lake scored its first run when Devin Hewes singled, stole second and then was hit home by Nate Henry. Hewes finished 2 for 3 and Nolan Olson reached via walk.

The Eagles went with four different pitchers in the game.


SINCLAIRVILLE — Bryce Hinsdale pitched a gem for Clymer/Sherman/Panama as it defeated Cassadaga Valley 4-2 in Division 2 to close out the league schedule.

Hinsdale tossed a complete game, gave up five hits and struck out six batters for the Wolfpack (10-4, 10-3). Kaden Beckerink paced the Wolfpack with three hits, Gavin Burchanowski collected two hits, and the trio of Tate Catanese, Andrew Spiesman and Carson White had a hit.

Cassadaga Valley (7-8, 7-7) went with Hunter Johnson on the mound and he struck out 10 batters through six innings and Mason Rhodes finished the game. Owen Pierce hit an RBI single for the Cougars, while John Lewis, Jordan Swanson and Rhodes each had a hit.


ORCHARD PARK — Rhys Arnold went 5 for 5 with a double, triple and four runs to lead Orchard Park past Jamestown 16-6 in Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division 1 action.

Jamestown was led by Dom Weber and Alex Alvira with RBI singles, while both Carter Rizzuto and Blake Smith Jr. hit a single. Antonie Rodriguez, Caleb Piazza and Smith Jr. pitched for the Red & Green (1-11-1, 1-9-1).

Evan Hernandez picked up the win on the mound for Orchard Park (16-3, 9-2).

Jamestown hosts Orchard Park tomorrow.


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