NEB powers past Canton; Troy, Waverly, Tioga, Notre Dame earn wins.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | April 12, 2016


Northeast Bradford had 13 hits in their 9-4 win over Canton in NTL Division-II baseball action Monday.

"I was pleased with the way we hit tonight," said NEB coach Brian Pifer. "We swung the bat very well in key spots."

One of those spots was in the fourth inning with the bases loaded. Tyler Emick hit a 3-run single to help break open a close game.

That wound up being a 5-run inning for the homestanding Panthers, who scored in every inning but the first.

Canton scored once in the first, twice in the fifth and once again in the sixth.

Garret Smith and Nate Watkins had three hits each for NEB, with Watkins including a double. Smith scored twice while Watkins had an RBI.

Emick and Derek Newman had two hits each with both scoring twice, as well.

Grant Allis added a double with an RBI and a run scored, Brian Horton had a double with an RBI while Roland Pyhtila had a hit with 2-RBI.

Horton started and earned the win, going five innings to strike out two, while allowing seven hits, two walks and three runs.

Nik Geiser threw an inning with two strikeouts, one walk, two hits and one run.

Watkins threw the final inning with two strikeouts and a walk.

Mason Martell had two hits with an RBI to lead the Warriors while Bryce Cole had a double with 2-RBI. Kaden Martell added a double with Silas Binford, Brendan Landis, Jeremiah McClinton, Michael Smithers and Seth Robbins also getting hits.

Robbins scored twice while Binford and Landis also crossed home. Landis had an RBI as well.

Mason Martell started and went four innings with two strikeouts, three walks and nine hits.

Nick Deeghan went the final two with one walk and one strikeout.

Troy 13, Cowanesque Valley 7

CV jumped out early, scoring five runs in the top of the first inning but Troy battled back.

They got three of them back in the bottom half of the inning, then scored three more in the third to go up 6-5.

They scored a run in the fourth, then added five more in the fifth to break the game open.

Nate Martin was 2-for-3 with two doubles and 3-RBI to lead the Trojans while Kody Schucker was 2-for-3 with 2-RBI.

Nathan Swain was 2-for-4 with two runs while Clark Jackson was 1-for-1 with three runs and an RBI.

Tyler Williams notched his first varsity hit while adding an RBI, Kyle Schucker scored twice with an RBI and Dane Smith and Hunter Cohick both crossed home.

Mason Bellows started, going one inning to strikeout one while allowing five hits and five earned runs.

Collin Binford came on for the next three innings for the win, striking out one with one hit and a walk.

Nathan Swain pitched the final two innings for the save, striking out four while allowing two earned runs.

Colton Vinluan led CV, going 2-for-4 with 2-RBI while Tyler Melko, Jace Bieser, Connor Calaman and Caleb Fitzwater also had hits.

Bieser and Calaman had 2-RBI and a run scored each, Fitzwater scored twice while Melko and Christian Kemp both crossed home.

Fitzwater started and went four innings with four hits, five strikeouts, five walks and seven runs for the loss.

Calaman went the final two innings with four strikeouts, two walks, four hits and six runs.

This starts a tough week for Troy as they travel to NP-Mansfield today, then play Wellsboro and Athens on Wednesday and Friday.

They end the week at the Shamokin Tournament on Saturday.

Waverly 5, Odessa-Montour/Watkins Glen 3

The Wolverines scored two runs in the top of the seventh to pull out the IAC baseball win Monday.

Errors in the inning allowed Peyton Miller and Tyler Croft to score Waverly’s final two runs.

They also scored one run in the first three innings while the Senecas scored once in the bottom of the first and twice in the third.

Mason Salsman went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI for the Wolverines while Gavin Bennett and Brendyn Stillman both had doubles. Stillman scored once while Bennett knocked in a run.

Nate Bennett had a hit and run scored while Jason Morales also had hit. Isiah King, Croft and Miller all crossed home.

Gavin Bennett started and went five innings for the no decision, striking out nine while allowing three hits, three walks and three earned runs.

Croft went the final two innings for the win, striking out two.

Tioga 11, SVE 0

The Tigers won their home opener in IAC baseball action Monday.

Tanner Folk was 2-for-4 with a double and 2-RBI to lead Tioga, while Mitchell Taylor, Damon Rockwell, Gabe Hoose, Parker Hendershot and Zach Hutchinson had two hits each as well.

Rockwell and Hoose had 2-RBI a piece.

Taylor started and earned the win, going three innings to strike out four while allowing just one hit.

Tyler Whitmore went the final four innings, striking out four while allowing three hits.

"Both pitched a great game, good control" said Tioga coach Bob Seymour. "Almost all the starters scored."

Tioga travels to Edison today.

Notre Dame 28, Candor 1

The Crusaders won their season opener in IAC baseball action Monday.

Matt LaBadie was a single short of the cycle, going 3-for-4 with a triple, double and home run.

Iman McKay had a double and triple while Nate Snavely got the win in four innings of work.