Oakes throws complete game in Cougars win

SINCLAIRVILLE -Cassadaga Valley played host to Silver Creek on Monday and the Cougars picked up their second league win with a 7-2 victory over the Black Knights (1-3, 3-5) in CCAA Division 2 high school baseball.

The Cougars (2-0, 2-4) broke things open in the fifth inning when they plated four runs, paced by Tyson Gugino’s two-run single and Tage Reuther added a double that brought home two more runs.

Gugino and Devon Parsons each had two hits for the winners, Matt Hollowell doubled and singled and Jake Watts slammed a double.

Kenny Oakes pitched a complete game to get the win for Cassadaga Valley, striking out 10 with just one walk and scattered six hits.

Stephen Marcey took the loss for Silver Creek with three strikeouts and two walks while surrendering nine hits over six innings. Nick Iskra entered in relief to close out the final inning. Marcey also helped his own cause with two hits.

Division 4

Brocton 10,?Ripley 4

RIPLEY – The Ripley Eagles (2-1) committed 13 errors in a 10-4 loss to the Brocton Bulldogs (2-3) Monday in CCAA Division 3 baseball action.

Wade Austin earned the win for Brocton as he struck out 14 batters and walked two in a complete-game effort. The Bulldogs had no extra-base hits or multi-hit batters in the contest.

Enterline struck out 15 in a complete-game, losing effort.

“That first inning kind of kicked us in the pants,” Rowe said regarding Enterline’s effort. “He walked the first two batters and both of them scored. He’s been the type of kid to take a couple innings to get going anyhow. Our bats usually make up for it and it just didn’t happen.”

Enterline helped his own cause with a two-RBI double in a 2 for 3 outing while Eric Horstman went 2 for 4.

The Eagles return to action Wednesday at North Collins while Brocton hosts Westfield today.

North?Collins 19,?Sherman 8

SHERMAN – The North Collins Eagles (4-0, 4-2) scored six runs in the first inning and blew the game open with a 12-run sixth in a 19-8 victory over the Sherman Wildcats Monday in CCAA Division 4 baseball action.

North Collins benefited from a pair of early walks from Sherman starter Jeremy Cole when Jared Keppel hit an RBI single. Brandon Zielinski followed with a run-scoring double while Jaden Keough added a single to score Zielinski. Austin Winter brought home Keough to give the Eagles a 6-0 advantage.

“We came and took a nice, commanding lead early and then Cole settled in nicely,” North Collins coach Paul Kellner said.

Sherman scored a run each in the second and third innings. The Wildcats used two runs in both the fourth and the fifth to tie the game. Kellner had to give Keppel, his starting pitcher, an early hook.

The game was tied at six heading into the visitors’ half of the sixth when the Eagles laid a dozen on Sherman’s Jake Ames and Ryan Robson.

Keppel struck out nine batters and walked eight on the mound for the Eagles. He also had two hits and four RBI on the afternoon. After Zielinski pitched an inning of relief, Austin Winter earned the win with two strikeouts and two walks to close out the game. Jacob Jasinski had three hits and four RBI while Keough added two hits and a pair of runs batted in to support the offensive effort.

Cole struck out seven and walked seven in five innings of work. Ames earned the loss after three walks and no retired batters. Ethan Lyon had two hits and three RBI for the Wildcats.

North Collins hosts Ripley Wednesday.

ECIC?Division 2

Lake Shore 5, Depew 1

ANGOLA – The Lake Shore Eagles (3-0, 4-2) used a three-run sixth inning to defeat Depew (1-3), 5-1, Monday in ECIC Division 2 high school baseball.

Dane Cala and Christ Conley each had two-out, two-strike RBI singles and Justin Budniewski added a RBI double to highlight the sixth inning.

Cala finished with two hits.

Conley, Jim Barry and Tyler Mascio shared pitching duties. Conley pitched five strong innings with six strikeouts while Barry and Mascio each pitched one inning and combined for four strikeouts. The trio also did not walk a batter.

Billy Pinter also contributed in the win with a solo home run in the second inning.

Lake Shore returns to action today when it travels to Springville.