PLATTSBURGH — Brady Burleigh scattered four hits over nine innings Sunday in pitching the Plattsburgh Senior Babe Ruth baseball team to a 6-3 victory over the Brossard Cubs at South Acres Field.
Burleigh threw strikes as he struck out seven and walked just two in going the route. All three runs scored against him were unearned.
The game was tied, at 2-all, in the bottom of the sixth inning when Plattsburgh scored four runs to take the lead for good. Brossard committed two errors in the contest and both came in the sixth. Burleigh had a bases-loaded walk for a RBI, Alex Maston a RBI fielder’s choice, Durgan Zappala a sacrifice fly and Rob Hartman a RBI single.
Plattsburgh scored a run in the first when Burleigh singled and later scored on Zappala’s base hit, In the second, Kristian Sherman walked and came around to score on Jordan Gillespie’s double.
Zappala and Hartman led Plattsburgh with two hits each, while Gillespie, Burleigh and Andrew Tedford chipped in with one apiece.
Chris Czich accounted for two of the four hits for the Cubs, while Joel LaFramboise and Shane Laverty added a single each. The losing pitcher in relief was Steven Czich.
Plattsburgh 6, Brossard 3
Brossard 200 000 001 — 3 4 2
Plattsburgh 110 004 00x — 6 7 5
Sauve, LaFramboise (2), S. Czich (3) and Lawrie, Burleigh and Maston, Tedford (7). WP- Burleigh. LP- S. Czich. 2B- Gillespie (P).
Middlebury 4, Adams Glass 2
COLCHESTER, Vt. —Adams Glass fell behind, 4-0, and couldn’t come all the way back in a loss to Middlebury in the Vermont Senior Babe Ruth state playoffs.
Adams Glass was eliminated from the event after going 1-2 over the weekend and finishes the season with a 14-12-2 record.
“I’m proud of the team — they’ve got a lot of heart.” Adams Glass coach John Demarais said. “We had a great season, played a lot of emotional, close games and I think we just ran out of gas (Sunday).
“I just want to thank my assistant coaches Jim Reid and Steve McLean for all their help, and Julie Dandrow at Adams Glass for her support. And the support from the players’ parents was amazing.”
Only one of the four Middlebury runs was earned.
Adams Glass got two of the runs back in the fifth. Nick Uliva was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored on Nick Demarais’ RBI single. Demarais ended up on second and took third on Ryan McCall’s bunt. Kyle Sprague then singled him in.
Adams Glass had the tying run at the plate in both the sixth and seventh innings, but was unable to break through.
Aaron Smith was the winning pitcher and Cody Alexander recorded the save. Jonas Hastings accounted for two of Middlebury’s four hits, one being a double.
Austin Medeiros was the losing pitcher, while Sprague did a nice job in relief not allowing a run. Adams Glass finished with five hits, with Demarais getting two of those.
Adams Glass had beaten Middlebury three times this season before suffering the loss on Sunday.
Middlebury 4, Adams Glass 2
Middlebury 201 100 0 — 4 4 1
Adams Glass 000 020 0 — 2 5 2
Smith, Alexander (5) and Alexander, Hastings (5). Medeiros, Sprague (4) and Archambault. WP- Smith. LP- Medeiros. Sv- Alexander. 2B- Hastings (M).