ELBA — It had been 12 years since Lancers baseball had hosted a game at Elba High School before Attica visited on Wednesday night.
Although Elba didn’t get the result it was looking for, as a tough Attica team throttled the Lancers 12-0 in five innings, it was certainly good to be back home for coach and Elba alum Andy Boyce.
“It’s kind of a weight off our shoulders,” said Boyce about reopening their home field. “Never knowing where we’re playing or practicing was tough. Obviously we didn’t get the result we wanted tonight, but baseball is back and here to stay in Elba.”
Senior Zach Strzelec hurled a complete game, two-hit shutout to earn the win on the bump for Attica. He struck out 11 batters and added a 2-for-3 day at the plate which featured two runs, two RBI and four stolen bases.
Fellow senior Ian Romesser finished the night 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI. Sophomore Dan Bialek recorded a double and knocked in two RBI.
The Blue Devils are 1-0, Elba falls to 1-1.
Attica is 1-0. Elba is 1-1.
GENESEO 6, CAL-MUM 1
Phillip Dotterweich picked up his first varsity win on the mound as he went the distance allowing just two hits and one run as he struck out nine batters and walked just one for the Blue Devils (1-1).
Offensively, Joey DeBell, Michael Walton and Nick Lamb led the way.
DeBell had two hits and scored two runs, Walton added two hits and drove one in and Lamb was 2-for-2 with a run scored and one RBI.
Zach Bzduch added a hit and drove in two runs while Gary Converse had a hit and one RBI.
“Tonight was a confidence boost for sure,” Geneseo skipper Nick Drollette said. “Getting the first win in a condensed season is such a key to success. We swung the bats well and played some nice defense behind our pitcher. Phillip Dotterweich really looked good. He looked like a veteran pitcher out there.”
PAVILION 11, LETCHWORTH 9
Pavilion rallied from an 8-1 deficit after three innings to pull out the victory over Letchworth Tuesday.
Ethan Tillotson had the big game offensively for the Golden Gophers going 4-for-5 with five RBIS.
Cole Tillotson got the Win in relief retiring all eight batters he faced.
CAL-MUM 20, GENESEO 4
Montgomery Kessler had the hot stick Wednesday as she went 4-for-5 at the plate with two triples and four RBIs as visiting Cal-Mum (1-0) blasted Geneseo.
The Lady Raiders broke open a semi close game with 10 runs in the sixth inning.
Winning pitcher Maddy DeVore allowed five hits with nine K’s and also helped her cause going 4-for-6 at the plate with five RBIs and four runs scored. DeVore ripped a double and a triple.
Also for Cal-Mum, Olivia Woodward was 3-for-5 while Haley Sherwood was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs.
Mackenzie Stetzenmeyer was 2-for-5 with three runs and two RBIs while Lizzy Pies, Taylor Mills, and Molly Ryan all scored twice.
For Geneseo (0-2), freshman Morgan Walton had a big game going 2-for-4 with a triple and six RBIs.
“Good to get the first win of the season, top of our order really hit the ball hard,” Cal-Mum coach Dan Dickens said. “Hopefully we keep getting better each week.”
AVON 2, WARSAW 0
Host Avon got a complete game pitching gem from Joleigh Crye has she tossed a no-hitter with 19 strikeouts as the Braves got rhe D-II win.
The junior did not walk a batter.
Crye allowed only one base runner on a fourth inning error.
Offensively, Crye went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double, run scored and one RBI.
Also for Avon, Brianna Pierce went 1-for-3 with a run scored.
YORK 8, PAVILION 4
York and Pavilion have had some outstanding battles this high school season.
They had another good one Wednesday as Merideth Holland was 4-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs as the Lady Knights (2-0) defeated Pavilion in LCAA action.
Holland also picked up the pitching victory scattering six hits while striking out eight batters and walking two.
Kaitlyn Holland was 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI while Emily Wallace added two hits and three RBIs.
Anna Lyness also added two hits for York.
Pavilion is 0-1.