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May 14, 2010

 

Long day for Olympians

BaseballJoe McIntyre/staff photographer
Marathon shortstop Josh Lincoln scoops up a grounder in the second inning to throw out a Moravia runner at first. Marathon lost, 8-0.

MARATHON — It was a tough day for a pair of Marathon Central teams Thursday.
Moravia handed the Olympians an 8-0 Interscholastic Athletic Conference North Small School Division baseball loss
In IAC golf, host Lansing shot a 202 to defeat both Marathon (232) and Dryden (266) .
Dillon Langtry was the offense and the defense for Moravia and the Blue Devils sent Marathon to its 10th loss of the season.
Langtry tossed a four-hit shutout with six strikeouts for the complete game victory on the mound. At the plate, he went 3-for-4 with a triple.
Moravia (8-6 division, 8-7 overall) led 1-0 before plating six runs in the top of the fifth inning to seal the victory. Dylan Powers and Langtry had RBI singles while two Marathon (2-10) errors help four more runs score in the inning.
IN GOLF —
It was a split day for Marathon golfers at Cornell University’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Course Thursday. The Olympians lost the IAC league match to host Lansing 202-232, but they did defeat non-league foe Dryden 232-266. The Olympians are now 9-4 in league matches, 11-4 overall.
Tyler Nelson shot four-over par 40 on the front nine to lead the the Olympians linksters. Cameron Turner (44) and Zack Brandstadt (46) were the only other Marathon golfer to break 50.
Lansing’s Austin Moore shot par golf to earn medallist honors. Bobcat teammate Craig Esposito carded one-over-par 37.
Mike Hattery was the top dog for Dryden after he shot 48.