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May 14, 2013

Lowery doubles up to lead Jacks to victory

Tonawanda News —

Jake Lowery was a dual threat for the North Tonawanda track team on Tuesday afternoon, no task was too tough for him. 

Lowery, was a double-winner, claiming victories in the 100 hurdles (18.1) and triple jump (35-4), helping the Lumberjacks defeat Nia.-Wheatfield, 88-52 in conference play. 

Jack Jibb won a pair of events for the Falcons, placing first in the 1,600 (4:52.7) and 3,200 (10.40.2).

Lockport 102, Lew-Port 35

Dave Pollack won the 110 high hurdles (16.3) and the long jump (20', 10.50'') for the Lions (5-0 NFL). John Besaw also picked up wins in the 100m (11.4) and the 200m (23.4). 

Ken East 93, Niagara Falls 48

Jared Dolan had a top finish in both the shot put (47-8) and discus (132-6) for the Bulldogs (4-1), while Gavin DeMaria added wins in the pole vault (11-6) and triple jump (36-8).

BASEBALL

North Tonawanda 12, Ken East 11

The Lumberjacks (2-11 NFL) were able to scatter 14 hits en route to the victory over the Bulldogs (2-11 NFL). Josh Brosius was 3 for 4 from the plate with three RBIs and scored two runs.

Chris Mellott, Taylor Mellott, Nick Baron and Curtis Swan all had multiple hit games contributing to the win.

"It was a nice (win) after yesterday's lack of hitting," said North Tonawanda coach Eric Partell. "It was great to start hitting again."

The Jacks only committed one error on defense. They will travel to Ken West today to take on the Blue Devils. First pitch is slated for 4:45 p.m.

St. Francis 4, O'Hara 3

Ryan Wojinski pitched a complete game allowing only three hits for the Hawks (6-9, 2-7 MMA). Wojinski also had a single and two stolen bases.

Nia.-Wheatfield 7, Ken West 2

Doug Litwinski hurled a complete game, allowing just three hits while striking out a pair to lead the Falcons (7-6 NFL). Dan George paced the N-W offense with two hits and two runs while Anthony Tardibuono knocked in two runs on as many hits. Tom Ryan had a hit and a run for the Blue Devils (6-6 NFL).

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