Finally, with a semblance of spring WNY baseball and softball teams got in a full schedule of games Wednesday, and Williamsville East softball (5-0) scored a major victory.
Kara Leone and Summer Clark combined to pitch a no-hitter for the Flames, in a 6-0 victory over defending state Class AA champion Victor of Section V on East’s home field
Christine Mack drove in two of the runs with a homer and a single. Clark drove in a run for East with a triple.
Sophomore Marissa Callaway of Eden reached 100 career hits by going 5 for 5 with three RBIs in the Raiders’ 20-0 win over Tonawanda in ECIC IV softball. Callaway also struck out 12 batters. Katilyn Schmitz had four RBIs and Mattie Woodard drove in three runs for Eden (5-1, 4-0 ECIC IV).
Honors baseball is 3-0
In baseball, City Honors, the six-time defending Cornell Cup champion, is 3-0 after Coach Mike Moretta’s Centaurs triumphed over South Park, 11-1, at Johnnie B. Wiley Field. Connor Keifer, a senior, and Colin Sullivan, a sophomore each had a double for Honors. Starting pitcher Matt Cambria went four innings, striking out five for the Centaurs.
Hamburg’s Kyle Borrello pitched two-hit ball and yielded just one run in a 6-4 ECIC II victory over williamsville South. He struck out 11. Borello also had the go-ahead RBI with a two-out single, Senior Tim Oswald had two hits and scored twice.
K-West rallies past GI
In the Niagara Frontier League, Kenmore West rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Grand Island, 4-2. Sophomores Alex Murdie and Nate Bova came through with two-out hits in the rally. Sophomore Aaron Huddleston drove in two runs with a double and scored himself on an overthrow error.
Senior Aidan Bova pitched the complete game with nine strikeouts for West.
Newfane’s Garrett Strock struck out 14 Barker batters in a 5-1 Niagara-Orleans League trioumph. Matt Ditullio had two hits while Cade Littman drove in two runs with a double.
Four goals for Garlow
Lois Garlow scored four goals, raising her career total to 211, in Mount St. Mary’s 13-7 victory over Buffalo Seminary at Larkin Field. Garlow also had five assists. Lauren Mucica had four goals and two assists for the Thunder while Lucy Eberly stopped 15 of the 22 shots she faced in the Mount’s fifth straight Monsignor Martin Association win.
East Aurora’s Drew Kenney, a sophomore, established a school record for assists in a game with seven in a 16-2 win over Depew. He also scoed two goals.
Fourteen Orchard Park seniors committed to playing sports at the college level in a signing ceremony on Wednesday at the school. The signees are:
Archie Bartolotti (football, Utica), Paige Bartosz (bowling, Daemen), Matthew Burney (volleyball, St. John Fisher), Emily Clough (tennis, Daemen), Katelynn Hennessy (volleyball, Mercyhurst), Emma Heppner (diving, Cortland), Zachary Mecca )baseball, RIT), Molly McGowan (lacrosse, Fredonia), Caitlin O’Rourke (cross country, Gannon), Jordan Prince (baseball, Eastern Connecticut State), Sarah Radt (bowling, Medaille) and Trinity Tartaro (track, Fredonia).
Among the signees at Frontier on Wednesday were: Lauren Blair (gymnastics, Brockport), Kennedy Izzo (basketball, Niagara County CC), Jeremy Klawon (football, St. John Fisher) and Ashley Kacmarski (lacrosse, Fredonia), Fiona Higgins (softball, Oswego, Anna Johnston (softball, Geneseo), Rachel PRzybydz (softball, Pitt-Bradford), Lauren Haak (softball, Chatham), Grace Zuchlewski (volleyball, Keuka), Tyler Bailey (football, Brockport), Brian Norsen (baseball, St. John Fisher), Ben Taylor (volleyball, St. John Fisher), Kacey Stack (lacrosse, Buffalo State), Emily Applegate (soccer, Oswego), Sarah Kaska (lacrose, Mercyhurst), Jonah Kozak (Soccer, Mercyhurst), Matt Clifford (soccer, Binghamton), Erin Woods (lacrosse, Fredonia), Karlie McCarthy (lacrosse, SUNY Canton).