Visco lifts B-P past Glens Falls

Staff report

GLENS FALLS -- Anthony Visco tossed a complete game four-hitter as the Broadalbin-Perth Patriots notched a key win in their quest to qualify for the Section II Class B baseball playoffs, earning a 5-2 decision Monday against Glens Falls in Foothills Council play.

Tim Gordon added a 2-for-3 effort at the plate and drove in two runs for B-P (7-4, 4-3 Foothills), while Anthony Payne added a pair of singles. Luigi Magliocca chipped in a single and drove in a run for the Patriots.

Dylan O'Sick went 2-for-3 for Glens Falls, while Mike Harrington struck out eight and scattered five hits over six innings, but B-P scored twice against Indians reliever Andrew Corlew in the top of the seventh when Magliocca drove in Payne on a single, then came around to score on a wild pitch to give Visco two crucial insurance runs.

Western Athletic Conference

St. Johnsville 9, Middleburgh 0

John Vicciarelli struck out 15 in a complete game one-hitter, and the Saints scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away from Middleburgh.

Ben Grant added a two-run single for St. Johnsville (4-6, 3-6 WAC). Dylan Klock tripled and singled for the Saints, who also got a double from Ben Grant.

Asa Snyder picked up the lone hit for Middleburgh (1-9, 1-9).

Mayfield 10, Schoharie 9

Colden Glover belted two doubles, two singles and drove in three runs and Riley Yager added three singles to lift Mayfield (4-9, 4-7) to a win over Schoharie.

Bobby Gates added a triple, single and two RBIs for Mayfield.

Colonial Council

Fonda-Fultonville 9, Watervliet 7

Pat Hart belted a two-run home run to highlight a three-run seventh inning to give Fonda-Fultonville a victory over Watervliet.

Brandon Baker stole home stole home for the final Fonda run in the inning.

Kevin Twardzik sparked Fonda-Fultonville with a triple and single. Also, Lucas Calkins had a double and single and Baylee Hall and Baker added two singles and an RBI apiece to help Fonda-Fultonville (6-3, 5-2). F-F finished with 12 hits on the afternoon.

GIRLS SOFTBALL

Big 10

Amsterdam 7, Albany 0

Winning pitcher Michela Puglisi helped herself with a double and single and Bayley Archinal, Ashley Przybylowicz, Tessa Filiberto, Amber Richardson and Stephanie DeLorenzo each had a single to lead Amsterdam to an easy win over Albany.

Puglisi struck out six batters in the win.

Mayfield 4, Schoharie 2

Anna Husain tossed a complete-game and struck out seven to lead Mayfield to a win.

Mackenzie Biggers had a double and single to lead Mayfield.

BOYS TENNIS

Big 10

Albany 8, Amsterdam 1

Andrew DiSalvi rallied from dropping the first set to pick up the lone win for Amsterdam as the Rams fell to Albany.

DiSalvi notched a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Albany's Gabriel Malerba in the No. 4 singles slot.

Tyler Stempsey, Rafael Cabahug, Brendan Kelley, Hillel Adler and Manuel Guerrero all notched singles wins for Albany, which also swept the three doubles matches behind the teams of Jonathan Hillengas and Andrew Clark, Isaac Young and Austin Longstaff and Rezart Bushati and Mat Adler.