Category: High School Baseball

J-D defeats Auburn for sectional baseball crown (photo gallery)

J-D defeats Auburn for sectional baseball crown (photos)

Auburn lost to Jamesville-Dewitt in the Section III title game on Friday night as Rams starting pitcher Carter Kowalczyk went 5.2 innings giving up just 1 earned run on 2 hits. For Auburn, Mark Locastro, Jacob Sanders, Brenden Williams and Ryan Stewart all ... MORE
Gananda wins Class C1 baseball sectional title

Gananda wins Class C1 baseball sectional title

Gananda defeated Warsaw, 5-0, for the Class C1 championship at Dwyer Stadium in Batavia on Saturday. It was the Blue Panthers’ first sectional baseball title since 1999. Gananda (17-4) and Class C2 champs Bolivar-Richburg (17-6) will meet in a Class C state ... MORE
Honeoye baseball takes Section V Class D1 baseball title

Honeoye baseball takes Section V Class D1 baseball title

Top-seeded Honeoye defeated No. 3 Arkport/Canaseraga to capture the Class D1 sectional title at Hornell on Saturday. Honeoye (22-1) and Class D2 champs Avoca (16-5) will next play on Tuesday in a Class D state qualifier game. That is a SWEET Bulldog ... MORE
Cooper Crunick no-hitter propels Canandaigua baseball into States

Cooper Crunick no-hitter propels Canandaigua baseball into States

The Canandaigua Braves baseball team advanced to Far West Regional and one game away from the NYSPHSAA Final Four on Tuesday with a 11-1 victory over Pittsford-Sutherland in the Section V Class A play-in game. Cooper Crunick was literally unhitable on the mound ... MORE
Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals

Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals

With one out in the fourth inning, the Bolivar-Richburg Wolverines brought the tying run to the plate. Bill McClare knew he had to make a pitching change. The Gananda Blue Panthers head coach decided to bring on senior first baseman Zach Ciprich ... MORE
Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye’s Dom Trippi drew a walk with two outs in the 6th inning followed by a steal of second base with Jacob Slocum already on third. Trippi made it safely to second after a wild throw which allowed Slocum to score the ... MORE
Honeoye falls to Brocton in state semis, 6-4

Honeoye falls to Brocton in state semis, 6-4

The Honeoye Bulldogs varsity baseball season came to an end in the New York State semifinals, losing to Brocton, 6-4. The Bulldogs tried to mount a rally in their final at bat but the side was retired on a hard line-drive to ... MORE
Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four

Canandaigua baseball moves on to state final four

Michael Sculli pitched a complete game shutout and struck out 15 batters as the Canandaigua Braves defeated Kenmore West of Section VI in the Class A Western Regional match-up in Batavia on Saturday. The Braves move on to the state semifinals for ... MORE
Gananda Blue Panthers heading to NYS Final Four

Gananda Blue Panthers heading to NYS Final Four

Blue Panthers starting pitcher Tim McClare threw a three-hitter with 16 strikeouts as Gananda beat Falconer of Section VI in the Class C Western Regionals at SUNY Fredonia on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Panthers move on to play the winner of Fort ... MORE
NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

Summer for high school athletes in New York will be a little longer starting with the 2010-21 school year. The state public high school athletic association’s executive committee approved a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring ... MORE
Section V baseball: Eight storylines for 2019

Section V baseball: Eight storylines for 2019

Section V’s baseball tournaments are one-game elimination events. The winner is moving on, while the losing team is out. That fact can add drama to the high school postseason. Monroe County league teams in Division 1 have excitement sprinkled into their seasons ... MORE
W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac

W-FL THURSDAY: Naples survives Dundee in OT; Lyons keeps rolling; Waterloo tops Pal-Mac

Another Wild West encounter in Dundee on Thursday night had the visiting Big Green of Naples narrowly escaping with a 64-61 overtime win over the Scots. Dundee fouled Naples forward Adam Quarterman with no time remaining in regulation. Quarterman made one of ... MORE
Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark names scholar athlete teams

Newark High School Winter teams have qualified for scholar athlete team status. The recognition is given by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association to varsity athletic teams that collectively achieve averages of 90 or better. “Education-based athletics provides the ... MORE
W-FL WEDNESDAY: Whitman boys roll past Livonia; Lyons pulls away late in Gananda

W-FL WEDNESDAY: Whitman boys roll past Livonia; Lyons pulls away late in Gananda

Plenty of boys varsity basketball games were contested on Wednesday night across the Wayne-Finger Lakes. The most impressive result of the night came from Rushville where Greg O’Conner’s Marcus Whitman Wildcats posted an 18 point win over visiting Livonia. Coach O’Conner called ... MORE
W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo takes home 71-64 win from Newark; Lyons

W-FL TUESDAY: Waterloo takes home 71-64 win from Newark; Marion girls stay undefeated

The Waterloo Indians boys basketball team made a big statement in the Finger Lakes East taking home a 71-64 win as Derek Slywka scored 10 of his 20 points in the final period in a raucous gymnasium in Newark. The loss was ... MORE
Meet the All-Greater Rochester spring sports selections

Meet the All-Greater Rochester spring sports selections

Meet the 2018 All-Greater Rochester Spring Sports picks — 128 athletes and 10 coaches selected to represent eight all-star teams. One Athlete of the Year finished her decorated career with 56 state titles and another was the best player in the state ... MORE
Big Blue wrecking crew: Victor athletic program becomes dominant force

Big Blue wrecking crew: Victor athletic program becomes dominant force

Ron Whitcomb received some advice back in 1991 when he was deciding whether to leave his alma mater, East Rochester, to become the new athletic director at Victor Central Schools. “Take the job,” outgoing AD Jeffrey Crane told Whitcomb. “Victor is a ... MORE
Avon tops Lansing in state semis despite pitching gem from Bell

Avon tops Lansing in state semis despite pitching gem from Bell

Garrett Bell delivered his usual excellence on the mound Friday, but it wasn’t enough as Lansing’s season ended with a 1-0 loss to Avon in a New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C baseball semifinal at Binghamton’s Conlon Field ... MORE