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May 30, 2013

Hancock ends softball season for MCS


Joe Harmon and Jimi Scrafford finished second in the 1,600 and 3,200, respectively. Harmon crossed in 4:38.91 and Scrafford finished in 10:39.35.



Cooperstown had three singles players and one doubles team advance to the finals in the Section Three Class C-2 tournament at Utica Parkway.

Cooperstown’s Jimmy Anania lost in the final of the first singles bracket. 

Anania opened with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Watertown IHC’s Samuel Purcell. He then defeated Westmoreland’s Zach Dunning, 6-1, 6-4, in a semifinal. In the final, Anania lost, 6-2, 6-3, to Matt Miller of Bishop Grimes.

At second singles, Cooperstown’s Jason Cadwalader defeated Westmoreland’s Connor Acee, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals. Cadwalader fell in the final to Bishop Grimes’ Grigoriy Belyaevskiy, 6-1, 6-3.

Will Cadwalader advanced to the final at third singles with a 6-0, 6-0 win over LaFayette’s Eric Reed and a 6-3, 6-4 semifinal win over Alexandria Bay’s Parker Garlock. He lost, 6-4, 7-6, to Bishop Grimes’ Dan Ostaszewski in the final.

Cooperstown’s second doubles team of Max Clinton and Andrew Von Tsurikov won its first two matches in straight sets before falling, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, to Poland’s Branden Garrett and Andrew Taverne in the final.


Milford 11, Windham 1


Natasha Skillen went 2-for-4 with four RBIs, and teammates Peggy Paffenroth and Mataiah Waters finished with three hits apiece to lead sixth-seeded Milford to a Section Four Class D first-round win at home.

Windham, the 11th seed, took a 1-0 lead in the second inning. Jane Rion doubled and scored as Kali Drum reached on a throwing error.

But Milford responded with seven runs in the bottom of the inning. Addy Lawson and Skillen tripled in the inning, with Skillen’s hit scoring two runs, Maddy Zenir had a two-run single and Waters contributed an RBI single in the inning.

Winning pitcher Kaitlin Van Winkler struck out five walked two in a four-hitter for the Wildcats (15-2).

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