Local teams struggle in baseball sectionals

NAC 8, Lake Placid 4

The Bobcats scored in each of the first three innings as they secured a spot in the Section VII/Class C championship game with a win over the Blue Bombers May 27.

Tyler Mesec connected for an homerun, single and a pair of runs batted in for the Bobcats, while Nick Gero had a double and two singles to go with two RBI and Bryant Fortin had a pair of singles and three steaks. Mesec also struck out 12 in pitching a complete game victory.

Chris Kordziel had a double and a pair of runs batted in, while R.J. Reid added a two-run single.

Westport/Keene 7, Johnsburg 0, forfeit

The Beagles received a forfeit victory over the Jaguars to advance to the Section VII/Class D semifinals.

Beekmantown 8, Saranac Lake 7

The Eagles scored five times in the bottom of the seventh inning in rallying to beat the Red Storm in the Section VII/Class C quarterfinals May 28.

Keon Jahanbakhsh had four hits for the Eagles (11-3), while Seth Pelkey and Eric LaBonte each had two hits and Frank Buksa added a double.


The Cougars broke open its Section VII/Class C quarterfinal against the Patriots with five runs in the sixth inning to advance May 28.

Dalton Castine pitched five innings of shutout baseball, while Logan Miller had two hits, Josh Rabideau hit a triple and Dylan Carter hit a double.

Kyle Sprague had two hits for the Patriots, while Austin House and Shane Douglas had singles.

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