Wednesday Wrap: Webster Schroeder’s Bell earns first varsity win; Ceislinski walks it off for Spencerport

Gates-Chili broke a 1-1 tie with three runs in the second inning for a season-opening victory. Anthony Gersonia went 1-for-4 with three RBI. Darren Peace and Giovanni Villegas both drove in a run. Peace was 2-for-3 with a walk. Villegas had a hit, a sacrifice bunt, a stolen base and a run scored. Devin Georgetti threw five innings of two-run ball, allowed two hits, two walks and struck out six batters. At the dish, the freshman pitcher went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored. For School of the Arts, Steven Lepki and Zach Parson both recorded a hit and an RBI in three at-bats. Senior pitcher Reece Correa had six strikeouts in two innings.

Korey Canton pitched five innings, allowed one earned run and struck out seven batters for Greece Odyssey. At the plate, Canton went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles. Anthony Cenzi had two hits.

Zach Ceislinski delivered a walk-off single as Spencerport rallied from a 5-2 sixth inning deficit. Tied at six apiece in the bottom of the seventh, the Spencerport Rangers had their first three batters reach base on a single by Nathan Hueber, a double by Ned LaDuca and a walk by Joseph Cuddy. After Hueber was tagged attempting to steal home, Ceislinski smacked a hard ground ball to right field to drive in LaDuca, who had advanced to third base. Ceislinski recorded his first career varsity hits, going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a run scored. LaDuca had his first career varsity hits as well with two in four at-bats and scored a pair of runs. Greg Ranieri went 1-for-4 with two RBI and scored a run. Mark Neu and Gino Pellett both recorded a hit and an RBI. Neu drew a pair of walks and scored a run as well. Jason Nau pitched 3 2/3 innings and struck out seven batters on 73 pitches. At the dish, Nau went 3-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Batavia’s first three hitters were three hard outs.

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Senior Alex Vogt legged out a pair of triples and scored two runs as Webster Schroeder rallied from a pair of one-run deficits and broke through for seven runs in the sixth and seventh innings combined in a season-opening victory. Sophomore southpaw Liam Bell earned his first varsity win, pitching four innings of one-run ball with two walks and three strikeouts. For Irondequoit, senior Chad Gartland had three hits and three RBI. Senior Nicholas Serce went 2-for-3 with a run scored. Junior Frank Fernandes recorded a hit and scored a run. Jackson DeJohn and Collin Fuller both drove in a run.

DUNDEE (1-1) 6
It was a pitcher’s duel through the bottom of the fourth inning when Marcus Whitman was able to work the count, get a couple hits and beat out potential double plays to score four runs. In the top of the fifth, Dundee responded with three runs of their own with one batter reaching on an error, three walks, one hit by pitch and runs scoring via wild pitches and passed balls. The Marcus Whitman Wildcats were able to get another run in the bottom of the fifth with a throwing error from the catcher trying to pick off a runner at third. However, the Dundee Scotsmen responded in the top of the sixth with a two-out, two-run single by John Bentley III. In the top of the seventh, the Scotsmen scored the go-ahead run with a two-out single by Logan Thompson. Kenny Empson pitched the final three innings of the game for the Scotsmen to earn the win, allowing one hit, one run, two walks and striking out seven hitters. Bentley went 1-for-3 with a walk, a pair of RBI, a stolen base and a run scored. Thompson recorded two hits in four at-bats, drove in a run, stole two bases and scored a pair of runs. For Marcus Whitman, senior Dylan Howell went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a pair of stolen bases. Senior Austin Webster was 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a stolen base. Freshman Jonathan Lloyd drew three walks.

NAPLES (0-3) 6
In its first varsity baseball game since 2015, Harley-Allendale Columbia sported 15 runs for a season-opening win against Finger Lakes West division rival Naples. The Harley-Allendale-Columbia Wolves opened the scoring when Spencer Dworkin led off the second inning with a walk, stole second base and came around to score on an RBI single by Eli Curwin. Naples answered back with four runs in the top of the third inning, but no more as sophomore pitcher Jack Wheeler came on in relief for the Wolves with the bases loaded and struck out the next three hitters to limit the outburst. The Wolves’ hitters took control of the game in the bottom of the third and scored 14 additional runs over the next three innings to come away with the victory. Jack Dockum led the offense, going 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, four RBI and four runs scored. The junior finished a home run shy of the cycle. Ben Friedberg recorded three hits and three RBI. Wheeler earned the win with three innings and seven strikeouts. For Naples, senior Nick Green went 2-for-4, launched a home run, drove in three runs and scored a pair of his own. Senior Nick Clearman was 2-for-4 with an RBI. The game was called in the middle of the sixth inning due to darkness.

LEROY (2-1) 12
Tim McMullen, Kenny Saunders and Tom Saunders combined for a one-hitter with nine strikeouts in five innings as LeRoy bounced back from a home-opening loss. McMullen and Kenny Saunders both recorded three hits to lead the offense. McMullen hit a pair of doubles and drove in four runs. Saunders had a double of his own. Junior Giovanni Caccamise had two hits and sophomore Jack Demsey one. Both of the LeRoy Knights’ wins this season have come on the road.

YORK (1-2) 12
York broke a 5-5 tie with four runs in the third inning and added three more in the fifth to win its first game of the season. Clayton Harris led the offense, going 2-for-3 with a walk, three RBI, three stolen bases and two runs scored. On the mound, the sophomore pitcher went four innings and struck out five batters on 85 pitches. The junior duo of Ty Cunningham and Ben Lyness both drove in a pair of runs. Cunningham drew a walk and scored two runs. Lyness hit a double and scored a run of his own. James Kennedy, Tim LaGeorge and Riley Stella all had an RBI. Stella went 3-for-3 with a stolen base and two runs scored. LaGeorge was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Kennedy had a hit, a walk and scored a pair of runs. For Caledonia-Mumford, junior Kevin Flint went 1-for-4 with two RBI. Seniors Ryan Carpino and Ethan Pies both had an RBI. Pies recorded two hits, including a double, in four at-bats, stole a base and scored a run.

GANANDA (1-1) 16 (5 INNINGS)
Gananda scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back en route to its first win of the season. Christian Clarq and Zach Dier both recorded a hit and three RBI. Clarq drew a pair of walks and crossed the plate three times. Dier scored a run as well. Tim McClare and Patrick Walsh both drove in a pair of runs. McClare went 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Walsh was 1-for-2 and scored a run of his own. The senior captain duo of Jayden Castrechini and Luke Ciprich both had two base-knocks and an RBI. Castrechini scored three runs and Ciprich crossed the plate once. Zach Ciprich hurled a two-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts on 74 pitches. The senior pitcher struck out eight consecutive batters between the first and fourth innings. For North Rose-Wolcott, Jake Minier and Michael Statskey had the squad’s only hits of the game. Sophomore pitcher Gordon Howie had three strikeouts in relief.

SODUS (0-1) 1
Austin Mack hurled five innings of one-run ball, allowed three hits and struck out 10 batters to lead East Rochester to back-to-back wins. At the plate, the senior was 3-for-3 with a triple and three RBI. Senior Mario Vega went 4-for-4 with an RBI. For Sodus, junior Marquis Burton collected a double in three at-bats and an RBI.

ALEXANDER (1-0) 14
BARKER (0-1) 4 (5 INNINGS)
Trailing 4-3, Alexander scored two runs in the fourth inning and poured nine more in the fifth to put the game away for a season-opening win. Ryan Davis led the offensive surge, going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, a walk, four RBI and two runs scored. Jacob Farnsworth was 3-for-3 with an RBI, a stolen base and two runs scored. Adam Hess went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and scored three runs. Tyrone Woods drew a walk, stole a pair of bases and scored two runs.

Letchworth crossed the plate seven times in the second inning and never looked back to open the season with back-to-back wins. Will Shearing hit a pair of doubles, drew a walk, drove in four runs and scored two runs. Evan Reding and Brett Vasile both drove in two runs. Vasile was 1-for-2 with a walk, two stolen bases and three runs scored. Reding drew three walks and scored a run. On the mound, the junior pitcher went the distance, allowed two hits, five walks and struck out eight batters. Kaine Tisdale hit a double, drew two walks, drove in a run and scored a pair of runs.

BELFAST (1-0) 3
Belfast rallied for two runs in the sixth inning and emerged victorious in its season opener. Stephen Struckman went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Kevin McCumiskey was 2-for-4 with a stolen base. Andrew Bloncho and Adam Enders both went 1-for-3 with a pair of stolen bases. Bloncho scored a run while Enders drew a walk as well. On the mound, Enders pitched a complete game, allowed one hit, two walks and struck out 14 batters. Nathaniel Hurd and Jonathan West both drew three walks and scored a run. West stole a base.

Despite only having two hits for the entire game, Bolivar-Richburg surged to a 6-0 third inning lead and held off a late rally to remain undefeated on the season. Sophomore Hudson Evingham drove in a pair of runs and scored one of his own. Micah Crump, Riley McDonald and Nikolas Rauch all had an RBI. Rauch legged out a triple and drew a walk. McDonald drew a walk and Crump scored a run. Sophomore Alex MacDonell had the squad’s only other hit of the game and scored a run.Wayne Karnuth had two walks, a stolen base and two runs scored.

Corning (IV) erupted for 13 runs in the first inning. For Hornell, sophomore second baseman Jonas Sciotti went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI. Juniors Tylor Acton and Connor O’rourke both drove in a run as well. Zack Miles was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored. The junior utility player has a .375 batting average (3-for-8) in three games this season. Junior outfielder Demetrice Cabic drew a pair of walks and scored a run. “Nine errors did us in,” Hornell head coach Brian Dyring commented after the game.






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