YOUTH BASEBALL (10U): OWEGO (GREGORY) SPLITS PAIR TO START OWEGO TOURNAMENT
(2021-06-28)Tioga County Sports Report
OWEGO — Owego (Gregory) split its first two games at the Owego Little League 10U Tournament here.
Owego downed Vestal (DeBlock), 13-12, Sunday, but fell to Union-Endicott (Wiseman), 19-4, Monday in pool play action.
Owego 13, Vestal 12
Rocco Canfield delivered a walk-off double in the bottom of the fifth inning to lift Owego to victory.
Owego took an 8-0 lead into the top of the fifth, but surrendered a dozen runs.
The rally began with a Jeremiah Wheeler single, then back-to-back RBI singles by Lincoln Miller and Camden Thole. Dylan Gregory reached on an error and scored on another error, then Colby Cordero drew a walk stole second and scored the game-winning run on Canfield's double to center field.
Owego put six runs on the scoreboard in the first. Wheeler's triple, singles by Thole and Gregory, walks to Ben Harvey and Joram Belokur, an error off the bat of Devon Brace, and a pair of hit batters in Canfield and Truett Hall provided the highlights.
Wheeler walked, and Harvey tripled and Thole singled in a run each to make it an 8-0 game.
Vestal picked up its 12 runs on five singles, six walks and three errors.
Thole was 3-for-3 with two runs and four RBI; Gregory went 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI; Harvey was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI; and Wheeler was 2-for-2 with three runs.
Miller contributed a hit, two runs and an RBI; Canfield had a hit, run and RBI; and Cordero tacked on a run.
U-E 19, Owego 4
U-E took advantage of 10 hits, 13 walks and four errors to roll to victory.
Owego found itself down, 11-0, after one inning of play.
They picked up their four runs in the top of the third. Harvey led off the inning reaching on an error. Wheeler singled, then Gregory added an RBI single and Canfield followed with a two-run double. Miller ended the Owego scoring with a one-out RBI double.
PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR.
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