The Jamestown Tigers earned the No. 3 seed out of 21 teams for the U-18 Darien Lake Tournament on Sunday and won in walk-off fashion with a 3-2 victory over the Western New York Katz in the semifinals of the event.
Brandon Johnston and Cameron Haberberger each drilled three hits, Nolan Hunt had two hits and drove in the winning run and Jimmy Schwab added a double. Haberberger also stole two bases.
Jacob Zwieg of the Jamestown Eagles slides safely into home ahead of the tag of Aidan Morrison of the Warren Warriors during Jamestown 13-15 Babe Ruth League action at Bergman Park on Monday night. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Valory S. Isaacson
Chad Nelson, Win Nelson and Hunt allowed just five hits and had eight strikeouts with Hunt getting the win.
Things didn't go the Tigers' way in game two as they fell to the Buffalo Full Circuit, 5-2.
Chris Haase led Jamestown with two hits and Tage Johnson had a double and Haberburger drove in one run.
SUNDAY SLO PITCH
A-Bat picked up three wins on Sunday via the 10-run rule, starting with a victory over Midnight Towing with Derrick Harper slamming two home runs and a double, Bill Lawson added two doubles and a single, Doug Trapani had two triples and Neklye Taylor drilled a pair of homers and Richard Allen also homered
For Midnight Towing, Sean Rizzo had a homer and a double.
A-Bat's second win came against the Thunder as Doug Trapani delivered six hits, including three home runs and a double, Ryan Anderson also had six hits with a homer and two doubles, Dave Saxton, Angelo Rivera and Taylor Lawson all had five hits.
Steve Trapani, Cody Nelson and Harper all had four hits with two doubles apiece and Justin Anderson homered for the Thunder.
A-Bat beat Tier One for its third victory as Doug Trapani drilled three more home runs and Anderson, Lawson, Nelson and Harper all chipped in with four hits each.
Steve Trapani, Richard Allen and Cody Nelson had two doubles and a single, Jeremy Nelson, Taylor and Saxton each had two hits, Jesus Sanchez and Zack Martinez had three hits and Ryan Knobloch had two hits for Tier One.
The Cardinals and the Royals battled to a 13-13 tie on June 2.
For the Cardinals, Robbie Bellardo and Brody Lawson each slammed two doubles and a single and Carter Brink was named the defensive player of the game.
Gabe Tyger and Carmine Calimeri led the Royals with four hits each and Nate Alexander was the defensive star.
The Indians edged the Cardinals, 9-8, on June 4 as Gabe Lamb had two hits and Brady Lindstrom and Matt Leffler shined on defense.
For the Cardinals, Carter Brink and Dalton White each contributed three hits and Gannon Moore was the defensive standout.
The Tigers posted a 5-1 win over the Indians on June 7 as Peter Conley and Jonas Gesing each had two hits and Jackson Barretto stood out on defense.
Judd Harris had two hits for the Indians and Brady Lindstrom and Jayden Work were the defensive stars.
On June 9, the Phillies rolled to a 14-4 win over the Tigers as Chase Kartesz came through with three hits and Jonas Gesing was the defensive player of the game.
For the Phillies, Trey Faulk and Brayden Snow were selected as the players of the game.
The Pirates topped the Mets, 7-2, on June 4.
For the winners, Matt Pascarella delivered two hits, Jack Brinkley was the defensive player of the game and Nate Johnson struck out three on the mound.
For the Mets, Jordan Smith and Seth Bennett shined on defense and Bryce Deering struck out six in the loss.
The Mets cruised to a 15-5 victory over the Nationals on June 9.
Aiden Melquist came through with two hits, Jon Pearson was the defensive star and Drew Keppel pitched three solid innings for the winners.
Collin Greenstein collected three hits to lead the Nationals, Charlie Bailey scored twice and Steven Ryan struck out four batters.
The Reds topped the Orioles, 5-1, as Tucker Gesing and Chris Miller led the offense attack and Griffin Bogdanowicz racked up seven strikeouts.
For the Orioles, Jayce Neal collected two hits and also struck out six, Cameron Lemk and Jared Coffin both had two hits and had a strong defensive game.
Max Marshall had a double and three singles in leading the Blue Jays over the Orioles, 15-7.
Ethan Luce added a pair of hits and Spencer Kane struck out seven for the winners.
For the Orioles, Caleb Baretto stroked three hits and struck out two on the mound while Dominic Vabala and Joey McDaniel each delivered two hits.
The Yankees beat the Blue Jays, 6-1.
For the Blue Jays, Max Marshall had two hits, Brenden Luce scored a run and Spencer Kane had six strikeouts.
No information was provided for the Yankees.
EAST LAKE BR 13-15
Bemus Point edged Southwestern, 4-3, as Dalton DuBois pitched a complete game, surrendering just four hits and struck out nine. Zak Trim also had two hits and Alex Lai doubled.
For Southwestern, Joey Gerace drilled a triple and a single and Ben Burk doubled.
Falconer's Stuart Tool & Die defeated Stockton 15-5.
For Stuart Tool & Die, Jared Anderson had three hits while Gage Lindell, Colby Gordon and Johnny Samuelson each added two hits with a double and Cam Delvaille and Duel Card both had two hits.