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April 10, 2014

Tough day for Ken-Ton HS sports

Tonawanda News — Soggy field conditions kept several Tonawanda-area teams from competing Wednesday, but those that did take to the turf didn’t fare so well. Kenmore East fell in baseball, softball, boys tennis and track and field while Kenmore West took losses in baseball and boys tennis. North Tonawanda also suffered defeat in boys tennis. 

BASEBALL

Niagara Falls 7, Ken West 3

Errors and cold bats caused a slow start for the Wolverines (2-1, 1-0 NFL), but Michael Eagler led the comeback from the plate and the mound, prompting a three-run fifth inning that allowed the Niagara Falls to erase a 3-1 deficit. They added three more runs in the sixth inning and Eagler shut down the Blue Devils bats, finishing off his complete game with 11 strikeouts while allowing just three hits and one earned run. Eagler also went 2 for 3 with three RBIs while David Yarger and Mike Colosi had two hits apiece. Taylor Huntsman added a pair of RBIs. Jason Fron led the Blue Devils (0-1) with an RBI double and a run scored.

Lew-Port 8, Ken East 0

Josh Koepsell tossed a complete-game shutout with seven strikeouts and Matt Schiavi went 3 for 3 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs as the Lancers (2-0, 1-0 NFL) opened up league play. Mike Mokhiber also chipped in a pair of doubles with two RBIs and Zach Dowsey ws 2 for 3 with an RBI of his own. Richie Brinkman led the Bulldogs (0-1) with two hits.

SOFTBALL

Lew-Port 10, Ken East 5

The Lancers scored seven runs in the fifth inning and three more in the fifth to erase a 4-0 deficit and improve to 1-1 (2-1 overall) in NFL play. Jenna Rhue had three hits, including a triple and two RBIs while Bailey Stayner and Sarah Kasbaum each chipped in a pair of hits and two RBIs. Vicky Waugaman pitched a complete game with seven strikouts as every Lancers batter reached base and scored at least one run. Gabby Johns led the Bulldogs (0-1) with three hits and three RBIs.

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