July 5, 2013
Crown City crew clipped
NORTH SYRACUSE — The Crown City Little League U12 Major All-Stars fell to host North Syracuse 11-7 Wednesday evening at Lonergan Park in the game that decided the winner of the Blue Pool of the District 8 Tournament.
No further information was available on the contest, the final result leaving both baeball sides with 2-1 records and North Syracuse the pool winner. Both squads qualified for the 10-team District 8 overall event, North Syracuse seeded eighth and Crown City ninth, and they will meet again today at Central Park in Cicero in a 6 p.m. start.
The winner of this evening’s game will face top-seeded Liverpool at 11 a.m. Saturday. Liverpool won all three of its games in the White Pool, outscoring its three opponents 37-1.
Homer beat Fulton 5-4 Wednesday to finish third in the Red Pool at 1-2 but did not advance in the overall tournament.
After top-seed Liverpool, Cicero (3-0) is seeded second, Baldwinsville (2-0) third and Eastwood (2-0) fourth and will be in quarterfinal round action on Saturday. The title is slated for 6 p.m. on Monday at Central Park.
CFCU Stays Unbeaten
CFCU stayed perfect after three Cortland County Babe Ruth League baseball games and took over first place Wednesday night as Zachary Travis pitched a complete-game two hitter in a 3-0 win over Cortland Elks.
Travis struck out nine Elks bartters and was supported defensively by Andrew Babcock, with no offensive statistics reported for the winners. Will Pace took the loss despite allowing only two hits and three runs in five innings of work. Adam Passalugo singled and walked twice for Elks.
League play is scheduled to resume Saturday morning with four 11 a.m. contests. Homer will visit the Cortland Elks at Beaudry Park, McGraw takes on D.P. Dough at Homer High School, DeRuyter travels to Fabius and CFCU is on the road in Cincinnatus.
— Cortland Connie Mack and Teener League teams are back in action this coming Monday, the Connie Mack squad hosting Cazenovia in a 7 p.m Beaudry Park start while the Teeners host Tioga at 5:30 p.m. at Barry School.
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