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Queensbury tops the Sir Bills, 9-6

Posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008 by Joshua Mraz

Queensbury defeated the Johnstown Sir Bills, 9-6 on Monday afternoon in Queensbury, NY. Wesley Clark led the Sir Bills at the plate. He went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and one run batted in. Casey Rivera helped out, he went 1-for-3 with one run scored and one run batted in.

The Sir Bills fall to 1-4 overall and 1-4 in the Foothills. The Spartans improve to 2-3 and 2-3 in the Foothills.

Johnstown got on the board first with three runs in the top of the second. Criag Cook knocked in the first run with a RBI ground out to first base. Trevor Bruce scored the second run on a wild pitch. The third run came in when Jake Arunnategui reached on an error by the first baseman.

Queensbury pulled within one run, 3-2 with two runs in the bottom of the fourth. Soprano hit an RBI single to score the first run. The second run came in when Duncan stole home.

The Spartans plated three runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 5-3 lead. Hughes hit a solo home run for the first run. Soprano hit a two out two RBI single for the last two runs of the inning.

The Sir Bills made the score 5-4 with one run in the top of the sixth. Clark led off the inning with a double. Bruce moved him over to third one a ground out to second. Cook knocked in Clark on a ground out to third.

Queensbury answered in the bottom of the sixth with four runs to take a 9-4 lead. The first run came in on a RBI fielder's chioce by Hughes. Hopper then this a two RBI triple. The Spartans last run of the game came in on a sacrifice fly to center field.

Johnstown was able to push across two more run in the top of the seventh but their rally was cut short. Jason Biron hit a one out double. He came around to score on a RBI triple by Rivera. Clark knocked in the last run on a RBI double.

The Sir Bills return to action on Wednesday, April 23rd when they will play host to Scotia. Game time is slated for 4:15 p.m.

Queensbury 9 - Sir Bills 6
Score by Innings R H E
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Johnst - own Sir Bills. 030 001 2 - 6 5 1
Queensbury.......... 000 234 X - 9 6 2
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Win - Agans Loss - Clark

E - Arunnategui; Soprano; Davis
LOB - Johnstown 5; Spartans 4
2B - Biron; Clark 2
3B - Rivera; Hooper
HR - Hughes
HBP - Rivera; Duncan
SF - Drellos
SB - Brown; Bruce; Drellos; Duncan; Soprano 2; Davis

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