Raymond, Johnson Pitch Frewsburg To Victory Over Salamanca

SALAMANCA -Bryce Raymond and Tage Johnson did the pitching as Frewsburg began the Division 2 baseball season on a high note Monday afternoon.

Raymond went six innings and Johnson finished up with a scoreless inning while combining for a six-hitter when the Bears (2-5) prevailed over Salamanca (0-1), 11-3.

Raymond fanned seven and walked four in allowing three runs and five hits while Johnson struck out two and gave up a hit in the one inning of work.

Bryce Peterson wielded a hot bat with four hits, including a double, Brett Johnson added three hits with a double and Tage Johnson added a double and a triple for the winners.

Dane Johnson unloaded a two-run home run to center field in the fifth inning for the Bears, whose big inning was a five-run third.

Tadd Beattie delivered an RBI triple and Mitchell Gilbert an RBI double in the loss.

MARCELLIN WAS PERFECT

RANDOLPH – Brett Marcellin of Portville (1-2) can’t pitch better that he did against Randolph (1-1) when he tossed a perfect game in a 13-0 win.

Marcellen had 13 strikeouts along the way to retiring 21 batters.

”He was very effective and they made all the routine plays in back of him” said Randolph coach Nate Armella.

Nick Burrows and Austin Swain drilled three hits with each knocking in two runs apiece to lead the 14-hit attack.

C-LV RALLIES FOR WIN

CATTARAUGUS – Overcoming an early four-run deficit, Cattaraugus-Little Valley (2-0) took care of Silver Creek (1-2), 11-6.

Silver Creek scored five runs in the second on four infield errors, two walks and a three-run triple by Anthony Morales to take a brief 5-1 lead. Morales was the only hit that inning.

Back came Cattaraugus-Little Valley with its own five-spot in the second with Kyle O’Donnell knocking in two runs with a single, Matt Booth and Sam Agnew contributed RBI singles and another crossed via an error for a 6-5 lead for good.

Luke Macakanja worked 5 innings, striking out seven and walking five for the winners. Sam Agnew went the final two innings and overall the C-LV hurlers allowed just three hits, including infield singles by Nick Iskra and Tony Strong.

Ryan Hanft had two doubles, Booth and Agnew also delivered two hits and Jared Frary a double in the win.