DELANSON — Dan Parslow went 3-for-5, slugged one of Fonda-Fultonville’s three home runs and drove in six runs as the Fonda-Fultonville baseball team knocked Duanesburg from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 17-2 rout Thursday in Western Athletic Conference baseball action.
Parslow also picked up the win on the mound for the Braves, striking out eight in a combined two-hitter with Massimo DiCaprio.
Christian Cary and Cade Kearns each went 2-for-4 with a homer for the Braves (3-3, 2-1 WAC). Jackson Simpson went 2-for-3 with a double and a run batted in, Luke Neff had a pair of singles, DiCaprio doubled and Max Shirley knocked in two runs for F-F.
TRACK AND FIELD
Fonda-Fultonville Pentathlon/Steeplechase Meet
Broadalbin-Perth’s Jordyn DeNeuville finished first in the 11th grade girls steeplechase and posted the fourth-fastest girls time overall during Thursday’s meet.
Emily Barker of Mayfied/Northville was second in the 12th grade girls steeplechase and seventh-fastest overall. Ballston Spa ninth grader Faith DeMars had the top overall time of seven minutes, 29.7 seconds.
In the boys race, B-P’s James Mosher was fifth and teammate Devin Becker was seventh in the 10th grade boys division, Mayfied/Northville’s Tyler Newkirk was fifth in the 11th grade boys division and Fonda-Fultonville’s Clane Newcomer was eighth in the 12th grade boys division. Mosher was the top overall finisher from the area, placing 16th with Newcomer just behind him in 17th. Colonie’s Branden McCauley was the overall winner in 10:17.3.
In the pentathlon portion of the event, Mayfield/Northville’s Hannah Coupas was third and B-P’s Victoria Laurange was fourth in the girls event, which was won by Rensselaer-Doane Stuart’s Sarah Stapleton.
Coupas was the top scorer in both the high jump and shot put, while Laurange was second in the long jump.
The top local finishers in the boys pentathlon were B-P’s Joey Vitalis and Chris Wagner in ninth and 10th, respectively. Vitalis was the fastest in the 1,500-meter run, while Wagner took second in the 110-meter hurdles portion of the five-discipline event.
Ballston Spa Throw-Off
Broadalbin-Perth senior Jeff Derwin won both the shot put and discus throw at Wednesday’s event, putting up a throw of 164 feet, two inches in the discus — the best mark in the state thus far this season.
Derwin won the shot put with a throw of 53 feet, 11 inches and was fourth in the javelin throw.
Fonda-Fultonville’s Chris Yarush also had a strong day at the meet, finishing fourth in the shot put, eighth in the javelin and ninth in the discus.
In the girls competition, B-P’s Allyson Becker was 14th in the shot put and 15th in the discus, while teammate Brooke McClarren was 11th in the discus and Julie Captio was 14th in the discus and javelin. Madison Krochina of South Glens Falls won both the shot put and discus, while South Glens Falls’ Sabrena Quintois-McKinney won the javelin throw.
Scotia-Glenville 4, Amsterdam 0
Kelly Mayette threw a no-hitter with 18 strikeouts and also went 3-for-4 at the plate with all four runs batted in to lead the Tartans past Amsterdam in a game played Wednesday.
Mayette only allowed three baserunners on walks to Gianna Quatrini in the first inning, Nicole DeRose in the second and Emma Patrei in the third before retiring the final 13 hitters she faced.
Lauren Zeglen added a pair of doubles for Scotia-Glenville.
Patrei struck out five in a complete game loss for Amsterdam.
— Staff report