Patriots silence Indians' bats, but are unable to rally in seventh

Patriots pitcher Sawyer Taro gave up a first inning single and Indians Pitcher Will Flynn gave up a pair of hits in the seventh.

Other than that, it was a combined no-hitter in between.

However, it was Flynn and company that would pull out the 2-1 win over the Patriots May 6.

Justus Ruff scored both runs for the Indians after being walked in the first and sixth innings.

T.J Burl and Kyle Miller hit back-to-back singles in the seventh inning for the Patriots, with Miller driving in Austin House for their lone run.

Flynn finished with 17 strikeouts and the lone hit in the game for the Indians, an RBI double.

Keene/Westport 10, ELCS 1

Sam Earl struck out the first five batters he faced for the Beagles, and most of the other Lions batters did not fare better as Earl tossed a no-hitter to earn a win May 2.

Earl walked three and struck out 18 in the win. Ethan Markwica had the lone extra-base hit for the Beagles, a double in the fifth inning that was the first hit in the game. Alex Frum had the games only other hit.

Tim LaRock, Austin Morris and Andrew Mitchell each pitched for the Lions, who scored on a sacrifice fly.

NAC 4, Saranac Lake 3

Kyle Patnode scored the winning run on a walk-off error in the bottom of the seventh as the Bobcats edged past the Red Storm May 2.

Troy Labombard went 3-for-3 at the plate with a double and one run batted in for the Bobcats, while Nick Gero recorded the win in relief of Josh Powers.

Tyler O'Neil collected both hits for the Red Storm, including a double. Brian Fortune struck out 10 over the first five innings, while Jon McCabe took the tough loss on the mound.

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