Ogdensburg Pepsi Cola Bottlers earned the top seed for the playoffs and the regular season championship with their 7-4 victory over Jones Tire. Pepsi’s six run 2nd inning proved to be the deciding factor in the game. Jacob Whitney led the Pepsi offense with two singles and Peyton Lalone scored two runs. Dakota Brady had five strike-outs and Lalone had 7 for a combined total of 12 while scattering seven hits. For Jones Tire Bobby Rust hit a home-run and Michael Martin adding a double and a single to the offense.
Blue Heron Realty of Lisbon upset Heuvelton’s Fox Murray by a score of 13-7. Heron held on to win after Fox Murray pulled to within one in the bottom of the 5th but then rallied for seven runs of their own in the top of the 6th. For Blue Heron Adam Kelley led off the game with a triple and then later added a home run. Reilly Alberto pitched in with a double and a single. Fox Murray was led by Damien VanOrnum who slugged a double and a single.
The playoff schedule is with Jones Tire taking on The Place and Lisbon 2 facing Howland Pump, both games on Thursday. On Friday Pepsi will play the winner of the Lisbon 2\Howland Pump game and the winner of the Jones\Place game facing Blue Heron. The championship game is scheduled for Monday.
In Ogdensburg Women’s Softball action both Nig’s Tavern and Oscar’s earned victories. Nig’s defeated Vinn’s with Erin MacMartin and Karen Stowell supplying a double and four singles each. Vinn’s was led by Andrea Duvall who had a double and 3 singles while Jennifer Pratt and Brandy Bogardus each connected for 3 singles.
Oscar’s eeked out a victory in a high scoring affair against UHB 20-18. Tisha O’Marah had a double and three singles and Alyson Bixby added five singles leading a potent Oscar’s offensive attack. For UHB Gale Gollinger hit three singles as did Ashley Wiggins while Jamie Burwell added a double and three singles for an equally potent UHB offense.
In See-Way Slo-Pitch softball Sully’s Blue Heron defeated Ogdensburg Bowl 14-6. For Blue Heron Beniet Bartell led the offense with a home-run and a triple. Ogdensburg was led by Nick DeCelles who had a triple and two singles.
Doug’s topped Sully’s Blue Heron 9-1. Josh Lassial knocked a triple while Brett Bailey, Ian Maguire, Nate Pierce, and Andy Todd all singles twice for the victors. For Blue Heron John Stevenson and Dallas Sutton each had two hits.
Nig’s Tavern edged out The Place 6-4. Nig’s was pushed to victory by a four run first inning.
Myers Pub got past Howie’s with a football score 14-13. Nick Langely led the Myers offense with a double and three singles while Louie Kiah added a triple and a single. Leading Howie’s was Andy Raven who knocked a home-run and two singles while Corey Boyer added a double and two singles.
In North Country Men’s Summer Soccer action; Ogdensburg Pepsi The Place squeaked past Canton by a score of 2-1. The victors were led by Mike O’Neill who scored one goal and set up another and Dylan Reed who netted a solo goal. Bill Gemmill was solid in goal with nine saves.
CKON-Fort Brickhouse dominated Frary’s Funeral Home with a final score of 7-3. Fort Brickhouse ended the 1st half with a 4-1 lead and never looked back. Ted Cook scored with a first half assist from Nate Pichette and a second half assist coming from Ben Barkley. Pichette scored with and assist from Zach Gerow. Frary’s scoring came from Ricky Stevenson who scored twice and Brent Rabideau who scored once.
St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union evened their PYSL record at 1-1 with a 4-3 Victory over Madrid Waddington in U14 soccer action. Finding the back of the net for SLFCU were Jed McRoberts, Hayden Woods, Tristen Moore, and Nick Vielhaur all in the first half of play.
Massena U17 shut-out Colton-Pierrepont 5-0. Nyssa LaClair scored twice with assists from Kristen Schyver and Morgan Albert. Kristen Pike, Dominique Valancius, and Shyver all added goals of their own for Massena. Ashley Hawn and Taylor Peets combined to stop three shots preserving the shut-out. Abby and Sierra Johnson were the goalkeepers for Colton-Pierrepont.
The 1st annual Morristown 5K Run and Walk will be held Sunday July 4th as a fund-raising event to aid the youth of the village and surrounding areas. All proceeds will be donated to the Morristown Central School to purchase benches and picnic tables for the playground. A youth fun run will begin at 8:30 AM with a distance of 1 mile while runners and walkers of the 5K will start at 9AM at the Morristown Volunteer Fire Department Hall.