CITY REC BASEBALL
The Affinity One Blue Jays captured their third straight City Rec League championship after toppling the Astros, 10-5, on Tuesday night.
The Blue Jays finished the season with a 23-2 overall mark.
Affinity One Blue Jays first baseman Christian Frankiewicz, left, prepares to make a throw to the plate after recording the putout of the Astros’ Ben Oswalt during the City Rec League baseball championship game on Tuesday. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson
Leading the way for the victors were Jimmy Nixon, who went 3-for-3 with a home run, Zach Breeding and Raylynn Digirolamo, who each had three hits in three at-bats, and Katie Starks and Elijah Kester, who each hit a triple.
Jvyn Matve had two hits, including a triple, and both Alyssa Patterson and Lucinda Patterson had a hit apiece in the loss.
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LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT
Jacob Payne hit a two-run double and Jason Dustin had a double and two RBIs on the way to delivering four hits apiece during Falconer's 22-9 victory over Valley.
Along with Payne and Dustin, Jedd Jaroszynzski hit a two-run triple and an RBI double, Alex Lillie connected on a two-run double and a two-run single and Devin Anderson had three hits.
For Valley, Cory Ellis and Landon Mower both hit two-run singles while teammate Cade Egan recorded an RBI double.
EAST LAKE BABE RUTH
Bemus Point VFW defeated 84 Lumber, 13-3, as Nick Fabrizio tripled and doubled for the winners while Logan Fain, Dalton Dubois and Nick Carlson chipped in with two hits each. Kass Howard struck out six in three innings of work to earn the win.
Sean Kubis led 84 Lumber with two hits, including a triple, and Brad Gunnell doubled.
Professional Finishing is the A Division champions, clinching the division title with three straight wins on Sunday, starting with a 14-7 victory over Southside Redemption.
Joe Lombardo slammed a home run, a double and a single, Jason Youngberg added a pair of homers, Tim Gunnell and Mike Smith both had solo homers and Tom Lombardo and Phil Lombardo both contributed three hits.
For Southside Redemption, J.J. Matve drilled three hits and Kyle Jenkins added a pair of home runs.
Game two was a far different story as Professional Finishing edged Team Tony, 19-18, as Mike Smith came through with a walk-off, two-run home run and also had two singles.
Tim Gunnell delivered a home run, two doubles and a single, Jason Rupzcyk produced two doubles and two singles, Phil Lombardo connected for a home run, two doubles and a single and Ryan Card and Jake Berg each had three hits.
Scott Stone led Team Tony with a triple and three singles and Jason Flasher had three hits.
Professional Finishing (16-1, 27-3) then clinched the crown with a 14-4 win over A-Bat as Jason Youngberg slammed three hits, Tim Gunnell and Jake Berg each added a home run and two singles and Joe Lombardo and Sam Marra both had two hits.
For A-Bat, Ryan Anderson had two hits.
The Jamestown Tigers 16-Under team took on Bishop Timon at Casanovia Park in the Buffalo PAL League and the result was a big 12-2 victory.
Jacob Kindberg led the way on offense with two doubles and a triple, scoring three runs with three RBIs, Chris Haase and Bryce Raymond doubled and Winfred Nelson scored twice.
Raymond and Kindberg also combined on a three-hitter with two walks and five strikeouts.
The Tigers will take on Frontier later today.
SO. TIER BR U-16 SOFTBALL
Jessica Lachner drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth inning to lead Farm Fresh Foods past Clymer, 5-3.
Following Lachner, Autumn Cook hit an RBI single (one of her two hits) to give the winners an insurance run.
Carly McAfoose (triple) went 2-for-2 and Amanda Einink hit a double in defeat while pitchers Rachel James and Tate Mielewski combined for 12 strikeouts.