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High School Extra (June 3): City Honors chasing repeat

City Honors chasing repeat

The City Honors and Hutch-Tech baseball teams will compete for the Cornell Cup Division I baseball title following semifinal wins on Monday.

City Honors beat Olmsted, 12-2, while Tech eliminated daVinci, 12-2, at McCarthy Park. City Honors is the defending Division I champion.

The big hit for City Honors was a two-run triple by John Liberti which scored John Ruggerio and Andrew Rose. Liberti had three of his team’s 11 hits and drove in three runs. Freshman starting pitcher Justin Wisniewski took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. He finished with a three-hitter and eight strikeouts. Coach Frank Dileo gave him the ball because he threw well in his previous start again Olean in the sectionals.

For Tech, Mike Spero got the win on the mound and drove in three run.

City Honors (13-4) and Hutch-Tech (11-5) play for the title on Wednesday at McCarthy Park 4:30 p.m. The teams split in the regular season. Wes Olmsted will start on the mound for Tech. He got the win against Honors in the regular season. City Honors will answer with Caleb Lee.

Hutch-Tech softball wins title

Hutch-Tech defeated City Honors, 7-1, to win the Thompson Trophy softball title at McCarthy Field. The Engineers finish the season 14-1. Gianna Zarcone pitched a two-hitter and had a run-scoring triple. Freshman Laura Gregory had two hits, including a triple. The champions were coached by Kara Husband.

Ditcher leads area golfers

Nolan Ditcher enjoyed a top 10 finish at the New York State Golf Championships at the Robert Trent Jones Course in Ithaca. The Randolph sophomore had rounds of 77-78-155 to finish in a tie for ninth place.

The other eight golfers from Section VI were well off the pace. Jack Gianniny of Pittsford-Sutherland won with 73-69-142.

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