Bears hold off Cougars rally, 8-6

SINCLAIRVILLE – Frewsburg scored seven runs in the first two innings, but Cassadaga Valley (4-2, 4-6) fought back to make things close before the Bears closed things out for an 8-6 win in CCAA Division 2 high school baseball action Monday.

After the offensive output by the Bears, the Cougars scored three runs in the first and added another run in the fourth and two more in the fifth.

Tyson Gugino started for the Cougars and had a rough outing, giving way to Matt Hallowell in the second, who gave up just one hit and one walk the rest of the way.

For the winners, Bruce Peterson drilled a double and a single, Tage Johnson added two hits and Trevor Spicer tripled. Johnson pitched a compete game with nine strikeouts, three walks and gave up six hits.

Hallowell delivered two hits with a double for Cassadaga Valley.

Randolph 18,?Silver Creek 3

RANDOLPH – The first inning decided the issue early for Randolph (3-3, 5-4).

The Cardinals rapped out five hits and combined that with several walks and errors led to 10 runs in the first en route to a lop-sided 18-3 win over Silver Creek (1-5, 3-7).

Andrew Hvizdzak keyed the first inning uprising with a two-run double and later had another RBI single for three RBIs in the 15-hit attack.

Kyle Brown and Nate Beaver split six singles with Beaver bringing home three RBIs and Brown one. Ryan Styles contributed two RBIs on two singles in the win.

Winning pitcher Mitchell Maycock went four innings, Bryce Morrison one and Hvizdzak two and allowed six hits with Maycock allowing four hits and striking out six.