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April 10, 2014


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Schenevus 4, CV-S 1


Robert Burton struck out 16 and walked one in a four-hitter to lead host Schenevus in the Tri-Valley League.

“He had the heat going tonight,” Schenevus coach Cory Craig said of Burton, who struck out 11 in two-hitting Worcester on Thursday. “He was my go-to pitcher last year and he’s starting off this year with a bang.”

Jake Kroll had 11 strikeouts in a two-hitter for Cherry Valley-Springfield.

Schenevus scored twice in the second inning to take a 2-1 lead. Taylor Roseboom singled and came around to score the second run of the inning on a bases-loaded walk.

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Jake Kroll (L) and Jacob Fassett. Robert Burton (W) and Jacob Darling. 2B: Ethan Johnson (C).

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Visiting Cooperstown managed four hits and struck out 13 times in a season-opening Center State Conference loss.

The game was called after six innings because of darkness.

Park Summers had a two-run single in the second inning and Ray Cabrera contributed an RBI single in the sixth inning for Cooperstown, which made six errors.

Cooperstown played West Canada Valley on Wednesday after deadline and host Herkimer on April 11.

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Reilly Hall (L), Zach France (1), Christian Alexander (5) and Jack Donnelly. Baumeister (W) and Willman.


Schenevus 11, CV-S 5


Dani Tefft held visiting Cherry Valley-Springfield hitless through five innings, leading Schenevus to a home victory in the Tri-Valley League.

Tefft struck out four and walked four before Sarah Mellor took over in the sixth inning.

Ali Turner started the scoring for the Dragons (2-2) with an RBI single in the first. Mellor doubled, tripled and drove in one run in a 2-for-2 effort.

Jessica Carson had two hits and two RBIs for the Patriots, who got a hit and an RBI from Jordan Zaccagnino.

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Chelsea Zembower (L), Kylie Graham (5), and Jessica Carson. Dani Tefft (W), Sarah Mellor (6), and Stephanie Pepaj. 2B: Sarah Mellor (S), Ali Turner (S). 3B: Sarah Mellor (S).

Cooperstown 7, LF 4


Maria Noto’s 16 strikeouts and one walk led Cooperstown (2-0, 1-0) in a Center State Conference road win.

Alexie Tsouvas went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, including one in the fifth inning that tied the score at 2. Cooperstown followed with three runs in the sixth and two more in the seventh.

Maggie Hall’s triple in the first inning started the scoring.

“If they had a fence, that would have easily been a home run,” Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said of the shot.

Catherine Borgstrom went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs for the Hawkeyes, who played West Canada Valley on Wednesday after deadline and host Herkimer on April 11.

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Maria Noto (W) and Alexie Tsouvas. Amy Hart (L) and Kaitlyn Duesler. 2B: Amy Hart (L), Kelli Shepherd (L). 3B: Maggie Hall (C).

Cooperstown 2, CV 0


Freshman Maria Noto struck out eight, walked four and allowed three hits in her varsity debut Wednesday, leading the Cooperstown softball team to a 2-0 victory over host Central Valley Academy in the Center State Conference.

The Hawkeyes scored twice in the first inning of their season opener. Christina Noto reached first on an error before Maggie Hall singled to put runners at the corners. Christina Noto then scored on a fielder’s choice that also moved Hall to third. Ellen Vibbard followed with a sacrifice fly that drove in Hall to cap the scoring.

Christina Noto finished with a double and two singles for Cooperstown, which received two hits from Hall.

“I was real happy to play error-free ball on our first day on the field,” Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said. “We have a young team and we’re looking to build on this in the future.”

Losing pitcher Audrey Bunce scattered seven hits for Central Valley, which committed three errors.

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Maria Noto (W) and Alexie Tsouvas. Audrey Bunce (L) and Taylor Lindig. 2B: Christina Noto (C).


Cooperstown 5, Canastota 0

Jason Cadwalader’s 10-0 victory over Tyler Rifanburg at first singles helped Cooperstown to a Center State Conference victory on the road.

Eighth-graders Pierce Snyder and Tyler Bertram contributed a 10-1 victory at first doubles for the Hawkeyes (1-0), who will host Holland-Patent on Friday.

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Singles: Jason Cadwalader def. Tyler Rifanburg, 10-0; Will Cadwalader def. Kalib Wimmer, 10-2; Lyman Townsend forfeit.

Doubles: Pierce Snyder and Tyler Bertram def. Zack McCarthy and Drew Rogers, 10-1; Nana Horoshski and Jacob Russell def. Bryce Deking and Kyle Cartwright, 10-1.