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CORNELL CUP FEATURES PAIR OF NO-HITTERS

Tony Cerzellera of Hutch-Tech and Nate Rojek of City Honors pitched no-hit games Wednesday in Cornell Cup baseball.

Cerzellera tossed his in a 9-0 win over Traditional. He struck out 13. Avery Barmore and Theo Alger drove in eight runs between them for the Engineers.

In addition to his no-hit pitching, Rojek went 3 for 5 at the plate with three stolen bases in a 12-0 win over Burgard. Zach Rojek drove in three runs with a pair of hits for the Centaurs.

In other Cornell Cup games, Adam Galligan struck out 12 and allowed only two hits in five innings as he pitched McKinley past Seneca, 8-3. Joe Szczepanski drove in three runs with a pair of hits for the Macks. . . . Dan Mulligan of South Park pitched a one-hitter in an 8-0 victory over Lafayette. He struck out 10. . . . Mike Reyes, Eric Agostino and Dave Gonzalez (four RBIs) had three hits each in Grover Cleveland's 15-5 win over Bennett. Winning pitcher Jason Coronado struck out nine.

Monsignor Martin: Rick Bittner of St. Mary's outdueled Ryan Dunford of Timon/St. Jude as the Lancers (5-2) scored a 2-1 victory in 10 innings. Adam Bistoff's double sent Anthony Ballesteri home with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th. Bittner scattered seven hits. Dunford allowed six. . . . Junior Pat Schaus pitched Canisius over Niagara Catholic, 4-0, allowing only two hits and striking out six. John Skomra had three hits and three RBIs for the Crusaders.

ECIC I: Williamsville North downed Clarence, 3-1, behind the three-hit pitching of Jordan Stewart, who walked one and struck out seven for his third win without a loss. Nate Ruckdaschel drove in a pair of runs and James Piazza singled home the other for the Spartans. . . . Brett Vroman doubled home Quentin Hudson with the winning run in the seventh, giving Sweet Home a 3-2 win over Frontier. . . . Jim Banks and Jessy Parrish each had three hits in Lancaster's 12-2 win over West Seneca West. . . . Alex Piepzny and Kevin Sheehan each had three hits and two RBIs as Orchard Park (8-1, 5-0) topped Jamestown, 10-1.

ECIC II: West Seneca East (9-0, 4-0 in ECIC II) edged Hamburg, 4-3. Jeff Howard (2 for 3) drove in three runs for the Trojans. Brett Kelly pitched the last two innings to save it for Andy Piniarski. . . . Zach Anderson pitched Williamsville East (12-0, 5-0) over Pioneer, 7-0, allowing just four hits. He also drove home three runs with a homer and two singles.

ECIC III: Maryvale (7-2, 4-1) erupted for five runs in the fifth and defeated Tonawanda, 8-2, behind the four-hit pitching of Garrett Kensy. Dan Harris contributed a two-run single and Kensy drove in a run with a hit in the Flyers' rally. . . . Ed Hoefler struck out seven as he pitched Cheektowaga over Starpoint, 7-4. Matt Sanscrainte had three hits, including a triple, and drove in two runs for the Warriors. . . . C.J. Ahrens hit a three-run homer and pitched Williamsville South (4-0 in ECIC III) over Depew, 13-2. Ahrens struck out 12.

ECIC IV: Derek Rudnick, Adam Kush and Steve Godzich hit home runs for JFK in an 11-7 win over Cleveland Hill. . . . Jim Bailey pitched a four-hitter and Andrew Hoagland homered and singled for three RBIs to lead East Aurora over Lackawanna, 10-3.

Niagara Frontier League: Phil Rulli pitched a three-hitter for Niagara Falls, shutting out Kenmore West, 7-0. David Wylucki had two hits and two RBIs, and Mark Putaski doubled and scored twice for the Wolverines. . . . Josh Coney was 4 for 4, including a grand slam, as Lew-Port outslugged North Tonawanda, 14-9. Steve Julina hit a three-run homer for the Lumberjacks, who trailed, 11-1. . . . Matt Haseley faced the minimum 21 batters in pitching Niagara-Wheatfield over Grand Island, 7-0. Haseley allowed just one hit and struck out seven.

Niagara-Orleans: Joe Johnson drove in two runs with a fourth-inning single to put Wilson (10-3, 5-0) in front, and the No. 2-ranked small school went on to a 4-2 win over No. 6 large school Albion. Steve Geltz pitched the complete game for the win, striking out 12. . . . Justin Phipps drove in two runs with a bases-loaded double in the fifth and had an RBI single as Roy-Hart beat Barker, 7-2. Evan Silsby had three hits for the Rams. Winning pitcher Lou Hartje threw a five-hitter, walking none. . . . Robbie Linhart's two-run single in the fifth gave Newfane a 6-5 win over Akron.

CCIAC I: Eric Murray came home on a sacrifice fly by Nate Jolls to give Gowanda a 4-3 upset win over No. 1-ranked small school Falconer, 4-3. . . . No. 3 small school Dunkirk (7-3, 3-1) routed Olean, 14-0, as Jared Winder struck out 16 in pitching a four-hitter. Winder also drove in four runs with a home run and double and walked three times.

CCIAC II: Derek Frentz drove in three runs with a triple and double as Cattaraugus/Little Valley defeated Salamanca, 6-2.