A pair of no-hitters were highlights of the final week of high school baseball’s regular season.
Milford’s Martin Thorsland tossed a no-hitter while the Wildcats scored nine runs in the first inning to defeat Downsville 12-0 in a non-league contest on Monday.
The no-hitter was Thorsland’s second of the season, as the Milford starter struck out 16 batters and allowed just one walk.
At the plate, Mike Virtell went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs, Louis Banks was 2-for-2 with a double and 3 RBIs, and Donta Sherwood went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Edmeston 9, CV-S/SS 1
Josh Martin threw a complete game no-hitter as Edmeston won its fifth straight Tri-Valley League baseball title with a 9-1 victory over Cherry Valley-Springfield/Sharon Springs on Friday, June 4.
Martin struck out seven batters and allowed no walks and no hits, with the only CVS/SS run coming via an error in the first inning.
Martin also went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI at the plate.
Kyle Ough pitched in with a 2-for-3 performance that included two doubles and an RBI. Elsewhere, Ronnie Hickling went 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs and Greg DeVries went 2-for-4 with two doubles.
Cooperstown 21,Frankfort 0
Cooperstown scored at least three runs in all four innings, including nine in the third, to defeat Frankfort 21-0 on Friday to win the Center State Conference baseball championship.
Alex Hascup went 3-for-3 with a double to lead the Hawkeyes, while Alex Poulson went 2-for-3 with a double, Chris Ubner went 2-for-3, and Kendall Haney had a triple.
Ubner got the win on the mound, allowing just one hit in four scoreless innings.
Gilboa 5, Milford 4
Gilboa claimed victory over Milford after a well-matched game, with opposing pitchers Joe Willie and Martin Thorsland both putting in a strong pitching effort.
Patrick Cherry went 2-for-3 with third-inning double and 2 RBIs for Gilboa. Derrick West drove in two runs for Milford.
Gilboa finished the regular season 6-3, while awaiting sectionals.