Panthers win MVAC baseball title

Crown Point stunned previously unbeaten Schroon Lake, 8-7, to win the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball championship May 21.

Trailing7-4, the Panthers rallied for four runs in their final at bat to gain the victory and title.

Tony Rodriguez started the winning rally with a double and Gabe Macey followed with a run-scoring single before Jon Spaulding's home run knotted the game.

After the next three Panthers walked, Tanner Macey delivered the game-winning hit.

Nate Tabor, who earlier in the game hit a three-run homer, was the winning pitcher. He fanned 10.

It looked like business as usual for the undefeated Wildcats early as they scored five runs in the first inning.

Anthony Vanderwalker, who had five RBI on the day, ripped a three-run homer in the first.

Schroon 1, Minerva-Newcomb 0

Schroon Lake edged Minerva-Newcomb, 1-0, in the semifinals of the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference baseball tournament May 19.

The Wildcats got the game's lone run in the second inning when Anthony Vanderwalker singled and advanced to third on Brennan Bush's hit. Vanderwalker then scored on a balk.

Lance Paradis came up big on the mound for Schroon. He hurled a three-hitter - all infield hits - and fanned nine.

Ticonderoga 10, NAC 2

Trailing 2-0, Ticonderoga exploded for eight runs in the sixth inning en route to a 10-2 win against Northern Adirondack in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 17.

The Sentinels laced six straight hits in the big inning that was capped by Tanner Purkey's bases-loaded triple.

Purkey added a two-run homer in the next inning.

Peru 24, Moriah 3

Moriah fell to Peru, 24-3, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference baseball action May 18.

The Indians lashed out 18 hits and took advantage of seven Moriah miscues.

The Vikings managed just two hits.

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