Mohawks extend win streak to four games

GLENS FALLS — Playing their fourth game in three days, the Amsterdam Mohawks rolled to a 14-2 victory over Glens Falls in a Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League contest Thursday at East Field.

Amsterdam, which swept a doubleheader against Glens Falls on Tuesday, scored four times in the top of the eighth and six times in the top of the ninth to break the game open.

Paul Franzoni was 4-for-6 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored for the Mohawks, while Dalton Reese was 3-for-6 with three RBIs and three runs scored.

Landon Jordan had two RBIs and scored two runs for Amsterdam, Max Costes had a double, single and an RBI, and Geordon Blanton was 2-for-5 with a run scored. Sam Zayicek added a single and scored two runs for the Mohawks.

Eric Cerantola earned the win on the mound for Amsterdam, allowing two hits and two runs, striking out nine and walking one in five innings. Five relievers followed, allowing just two hits between them, striking out seven and walking three over the final four innings.

Brian Hart had a double, single and two RBIs for Glens Falls, while Joseph Impeduglia and D.J. Law each had singles.

On Wednesday, Amsterdam notched a 12-3 win over Adirondack at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park.

The Mohawks scored eight of their 12 runs in the first inning on their way to the victory.

Kevin Jimenez was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored for Amsterdam, while Mitch Hartigan and Franzoni each had a single and a double. Hartigan also had two RBIs.

Sam Zayicek and Jordan each had two singles for the Mohawks, while Michael Turconi had a home run, three RBIs and scored two runs.

Bryce Brock earned the win for Amsterdam, allowing five hits and three runs, striking out seven and walking three in four innings. Three relievers – Dale Stanavich, Hartigan and Ryan Cardona – combined to strike out 11, walk one and allow just one hit over the final five innings.

Kevin Ferrer and Peter Consentino each had doubles for Adirondack, while Chris Rotondo, Connor Hamilton, Vincent Cimini and Andy Hague each had singles.

Amsterdam (21-5 overall) is scheduled to travel to Utica today for a 6:35 p.m. contest.

Thursday’s Game

Amsterdam 14, Glens Falls 2

Amsterdam 100 120 046 — 14 14 0

Glens Falls 002 000 000 — 2 4 3

Cerantola, Wilden (6), Gambino (7), Gunter (7), Cardona (8), Turconi (9) and Franzoni; Bergeron, Vavasour (5), Smith (8), Bowden (8), Holbrook (9) and Law.

Wednesday’s Game

Amsterdam 12, Adirondack 3

Adirondack 003 000 000 — 3 6 2

Amsterdam 820 100 10x — 12 14 0

Holler, Jaskolski (1), Simpson (5), Hernandez (7) and Doss, Richter (6); Brock, Stanavich (5), Hartigan (8), Cardona (9) and Padre, Franzoni (9)