Section V Playoff Preview: Baseball Class C1

Clockwise: East Rochester’s Sam Slater, Gananda’s Patrick Walsh celebrates at home and Avon’s Michael Rowland (4) rounds second. (Photo contributions: CAROLE VOLPE)

The Class C1 bracket features four Wayne County squads, three each from Finger Lakes West and Livingston County, two from Genesee Region and two from Steuben County. Here’s the breakdown:

No. 1 seed GANANDA PANTHERS (WAYNE COUNTY)
Record: 15-3
Coach: Bill McClare
Streak: Won 11 of 12
Runs Scored Per Game: 11.4
Runs Allowed Per Game: 4.8
Finish 2019 Season: Won Class C1 Sectional Championship and advanced to the NYS Class C semi-finals.
Opponent: Winner of Alexander and Warsaw.

No. 2 seed RED JACKET INDIANS (FINGER LAKES WEST)
Record: 13-2-1
Coach: Todd Battle
Streak: Unbeaten in seven of eight
Runs Scored Per Game: 10.1
Runs Allowed Per Game: 4.0
Finish 2019 season: Lost 3-0 in quarterfinals to Cuba-Rushford
Opponent: Winner of Bloomfield and Canisteo-Greenwood.

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No. 3 seed SODUS SPARTANS (WAYNE COUNTY)
Record: 10-5
Coach: Alva English IV
Streak: Won three straight before dropping regular season finale
Runs Scored Per Game: 7.3
Runs Allowed Per Game: 5.9
Finish 2019 Season: Lost in pre-quarters 7-6 to Red Jacket
Opponent: vs. No. 13 Pembroke, Monday 5 p.m.

No. 4 seed AVON BRAVES (LIVINGSTON COUNTY)
Record: 10-4
Coach: Rob Fries
Streak: Won three straight
Runs Scored Per Game: 6.4
Runs Allowed Per Game: 4.6
Finish 2019 season: Lost in quarterfinals in Gananda 3-2
Opponent: vs. No. 14 Perry Monday 4:30 p.m.

No. 5 seed ADDISON KNIGHTS (STEUBEN COUNTY)
Record: 9-2
Coach: Josh Allen
Streak: Won seven straight
Runs Scored Per Game: 7.7
Runs Allowed Per Game: 1.6
Finish 2019 Season: Lost in pre-quarters 3-0 to Warsaw
Opponent: vs. No. 12 Marcus Whitman, Monday 5 p.m.

No. 6 seed EAST ROCHESTER BOMBERS (WAYNE COUNTY)
Record: 8-7
Coach: Pat Walsh
Streak: Lost three straight
Runs Scored Per Game: 8.6
Runs Allowed Per Game: 7.3
Finished 2019 Season: Lost 8-3 to Warsaw in quarterfinals
Opponent: vs. No. 11 Lyons, Monday 4:45 p.m.

Bracket courtesy of Section V Athletics.

No. 7 seed BLOOMFIELD BOMBERS (FINGER LAKES WEST)
Record: 7-6-2
Coach: Chris Jaskier
Streak: Lost two
Runs Scored Per Game: 6.6
Runs Allowed Per Game: 4.9
Finished 2019 Season: Lost 5-0 to Canisteo-Greenwood in pre-quarters
Opponent: vs. No. 10 Canisteo-Greenwood, Monday 4:30 p.m.

No. 8 seed ALEXANDER TROJANS (GENESEE REGION)
Record: 7-8
Coach: Ben Whitmore
Streak: Split two decisions to end regular season
Runs Scored Per Game: 7.9
Runs Allowed Per Game: 7.3
Finished 2019 Season: Lost to Cal-Mum in pre-quarters 4-0
Opponent: vs. No. 9 Warsaw, Monday 4:45 p.m.

No. 9 seed WARSAW TIGERS (LIVINGSTON COUNTY)
Record: 6-7
Coach: Todd Traynor
Streak: Lost two straight
Runs Scored Per Game: 7.2
Runs Allowed Per Game: 6.8
Finished 2019 season: Lost 5-0 to Gananda in sectional final
Opponent: at No. 8 Alexander, Monday 4:45 p.m.

No. 10 seed CANISTEO-GREENWOOD REDSKINS (STEUBEN COUNTY)
Record: 4-8
Coach: Richie Harkenrider
Streak: Lost five straight
Runs Scored Per Game: 4.5
Runs Allowed Per Game: 6.8
Finished 2019 Season: Lost 1-0 to Williamson in quarterfinals.
Opponent: at No. 7 Bloomfield, Monday 4:30 p.m.

No. 11 seed LYONS LIONS (WAYNE COUNTY)
Record: 3-10
Coach: Dean Schott II
Streak: Split final two games of regular season
Runs Scored Per Game: 3.7
Runs Allowed Per Game: 8.0
Finished 2019 Season: Lost to Keshequa 10-2 in pre-quarters
Opponent: at No. 6 East Rochester, Monday 4:45 p.m.

No. 12 seed MARCUS WHITMAN WILDCATS (FINGER LAKES WEST)
Record: 1-13
Coach: Justin Devlin
Runs Scored Per Game: 4.1
Runs Allowed Per Game: 13.1
Finished 2019 Season: Lost to Gananda in pre-quarters
Opponent: at No. 5 Addison, Monday 5 p.m.

No. 13 seed PEMBROKE DRAGONS (GENESEE REGION)
Record: 0-14
Coach: Chad Winkelmen
Runs Scored Per Game: 1.8
Runs Allowed Per Game: 16.3
Finished 2019 Season: Lost 1-0 to Cuba-Rushford in pre-quarters
Opponent: at No. 4 Sodus, Monday, 5 p.m.

No. 14 seed PERRY YELLOWJACKETS (LIVINGSTON COUNTY)
Record: 0-13
Coach: Anthony Macaluso
Runs Scored Per Game: 2.3
Runs Allowed Per Game: 12.5
Finished 2019 Season: Lost to Holley 8-7 in play-in game
Opponent: at No. 3 Avon, Monday 4:30 p.m.

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