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Gloversville hands Johnstown a 5-4 loss in the Championship game

Posted Wednesday, May 21, 2008 by Joshua Mraz

The Gloversville Huskies handed the Johnstown Sir Bills a 5-4 loss in the Foothills Council Championship game in Gloversville, NY on Monday night. Casey Rivera led the Sir Bills at the plate. He went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and one run scored. Ryan Brown helped out, he went 1-for-2 with two runs scored and two walks.

With the loss, the Sir Bills fall to 10-10 overall on the season.

The Sir Bills got on the board first with two runs in the top of the third. Brown led off the inning with a double. Rivera then tripled, scoring Brown. Rivera came into score on a pass ball by the Huskies catcher.

Johnstown went up 3-0 with one run in the top of the fourth on a RBI single by Rivera, scoring Brown.

The Huskies made the score 3-2 with two runs in the bottom of the fourth. The two runs came in on a two out home run by LaPorta.

Gloversville took a 5-3 lead with three runs in the bottom of the sixth. R. McCloskey started things off with two-out triple. Lefever hit a bases loaded single to plate the first two runs. The last run came in on a RBI single by Wells.

The Sir Bills made a run in the top of the seventh but were only able to get one run across the plate on a RBI ground out to shortstop by Colin Combardoni.

The Sir Bills return to action on Thursday, May 22nd as they play host to Cobleskill-Richmondville. Game time is slated for 7:00 p.m.


Gloversville 5 - Sir Bills 4
Score by Innings R H E
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Johnst - own Sir Bills. 002 100 1 - 4 8 0
gloversville........ 000 203 X - 5 7 3
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Win - BARONE Loss - Clark

E - BARONE; R. McCloskey; LaPORTA
LOB - Johnstown 12; huskies 6
2B - Brown; Rivera; R. McCloskey
3B - Rivera; R. McCloskey
HR - LaPORTA
HBP - Cook 2; MURRAY; LEFEVER
SH - Cook
SB - Brown 2; Clark; Cook; Arunnategui

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