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BECKETT PITCHES EDEN TO TITLE

Junior Pat Beckett threw a no-hitter, facing three over the minimum, as Eden clinched its second straight ECIC IV title with a 5-0 victory over East Aurora.

Beckett kept Blue Devils batters off-balance with his fastball/slider combination. He walked just one and struck out five. Kyle Bailey drove in two runs with two hits for the Raiders (14-5, 10-0).

ECIC I

Kirk Schranz had a three-run home run to highlight a nine-run first inning as Frontier beat Jamestown, 10-4. Schranz finished with four hits and six RBIs. Drew Izzio also had four hits with three RBIs for the Falcons.

Cattaraugus III

Dave Erlandson pitched a three-hitter with four walks as Ellicottville edged North Collins, 1-0. Josh Oaks doubled home Brian Early with the game's only run in the fifth.

Softball

Bonetto's a hit for Quakers

Orchard Park scored four runs in the second inning on its way to a 7-3 win over West Seneca West on a sloppy field. Brittany Bonetto had three hits in three trips and scored twice for the Quakers.

CCIAC II

Alicia Morley pitched a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts as Cassadaga Valley owned Cattaraugus/Little Valley, 7-0. Morley came within one error of a perfect game. Stephanie DeGolier had two hits for the Cougars.

Track and field

Hemphill, Baskin win

Senior D'Mayne Hemphill and junior Anthony Baskin won four events each in the Eastern Schools Deaf Athletic Association as St. Mary's School for the Deaf won the title among 10 teams at the event held in Providence, R.I.

Hemphill won the long jump, 100, 200 and 400 meters, while Baskin won the triple jump, 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and the 800 meters. The Saints' 1,600 relay team of Charles Albenasi, Charlie Modi, Gene Finnemore and Chris Shannon also placed first. Among the girls, senior Shaneice Doyle won the 3,200 meters.

Carl Roesch Memorial

Host Clarence looks to defend its title today at the 29th annual event starting at 10 a.m. The 32-team field includes five defending champions: Brian Heim of Williamsville East (110 and 400 hurdles), Adam Syty of Clarence (800), John Kalonaros of Hamburg (pole vault), Daren Stone of Lockport (high jump) and John Brennan of Aquinas (long jump).

Western New York Classic

Williamsville South sophomore Alyissa Hasan will be going for the Section VI record today in the pentathlon when she competes in the 19th annual event at Lancaster. The record of 3,557 points is held by Sharon Pfister of Lancaster (1982).

Ronnetta Alexander of Williamsville South chases her own meet record of 14.2 seconds in the 100 hurdles. The field includes 27 schools and starts at 9:30 a.m.

Among the races to watch are Desiree Rudloff of East Aurora and Kaitie Johnson of Starpoint in the 400 hurdles. Shannon Crane of Lancaster and Erika Somogyi of Orchard Park, ranked 1-2 in Western New York, square off in the 800.

Boys lacrosse

Hamburg beats Amherst in OT

Frank Resetarits scored off a loose ball a minute into overtime to give Hamburg a 14-13 victory over defending Section VI Class B champion Amherst (13-2) in a rematch of last year's sectional final. Ryan Lesandro had six goals and one assist as Hamburg (13-4) won its 10th straight game.

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