The Tonawanda News
Tonawanda News — staff reports
After a week’s rest, Tonawanda pitcher Nick Pullo threw a complete game in Tonawanda’s 11-1 victory over league foe Cleveland Hill on Monday afternoon.
Pullo was in the zone, striking out 13 batters while only allowing six hits to helps the Warriors move to 7-1 in ECIC IV.
“Pullo was coming off a weeks rest,” said Tonawanda coach John Frank. “He was in control pretty much the whole game. He ate up some innings. It helps give our arms a needed break.”
Offensively, Jared Zellner went 2 for 4 with 4 RBIs, including a three-run home run.
“He’s been on fire all year, Frank said. “He’s hitting close to .500 on the season.”
Lockport 15, North Tonawanda 6
Nick Baron went 1 for 3 with a double, a walk and a run scored, while Devon Johannas and Taylor Mellott each added a hit for the Lumberjacks (1-9 NFL). Lockport remains atop the league at 9-1.
Canisius 6, St. Joe’s 2
Richard Miller pitched a complete game for Canisius, picking up the win.
Lockport 5, North Tonawanda 4
Shannon Krywcun accounted for three of the five runs and added a RBI for the Lions (5-6 NFL). NT drops to 1-10.
Cleve Hill 18 Tonawanda 5
Sydney Nyers was 3 for 3 with two runs scored, while Alex Tyler went 2 for 4 with three RBIs and a run scored for the Warriors (0-8 NFL).
Nia.- Wheatfield 16, Tonawanda 4
Zach Dubuck had four goals and five assists while Mitch Pitman added three goals and one assist for the Falcons (8-4).
St. Francis 13, St. Joe’s 12
Tyler McTigue had the game-winning goal for the Red Raiders. Alex Misterman also added three goals and three assists.
Niagara Falls 10, North Tonawanda 9
Jazzman Pfaffenberger scored four goals and Maddi Chille added a hat trick for the Wolverines (2-8, 1-6) in a game played under the lights at Niagara University. Brooke Spanbauer made 14 saves in the win, while Karley Herberger scored four goals for the Lady Jacks.
North Tonawanda 5, Ken East 0
Andrew LeMar and John LeMar continued their winning streaks as they both remained undefeated in singles play on Monday afternoon. Andrew cruised to a victory in No.1 singles, while his brother John claimed a win at No.2 singles to give the Lumberjacks (10-1 NFL) their 10th victory of the season.
”They’ve been playing well as of late,” said head coach John LeMar. “We have three big matches coming up to capture the league title.”
The LeMar Brothers will look to remain unbeaten as they travel to Lockport on Wednesday.
Grand Island 5, Lew-Port 0
Jacob Sweeney, Sean Richardson and Eric Riederer swept singles play for the Vikings (9-2 NFL), who remain a game behind NT (10-1) for the league lead. Lew-Port drops to 7-4.
Nia.-Wheatfield 4, Lockport 1
Jason Bolea, Austin Hayes and Joe Lebold picked up wins in singles play for the Falcons (7-4 NFL), while the pairing of Joe Corio and Jack Kellogg won second doubles.
Ken West 4, Niagara Falls 1
The Blue Devils (4-7 NFL) got a strong performance from Nicholas Attalah, Niko Mancuso and Vladimir Popica, who each won a point in singles play.
”We actually did really well today, first to third singles were so strong,” said Kenmore West coach Lisa Siegal. “Our first doubles team came through in a two setter.”
John Klapp and Chris Dobmeier paired up to win a three-set match in second doubles for the Wolverines (1-10).