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Meron's Expos @ Fourth Ward Cardinals

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Meron's Cliff Connors (8) nabs the ball behind second base and fires to first for the out. The Fourth Ward Cardinals would host the Meron's Expos in the deciding game of the series for the right to go the finals. The game would start of close as the teams would trade runs in the first to have a 1-1 game. From there on out the Cardinals would pour it on as the Expos just seemed to have a off day. The Cardinals would break the game open in the second with six runs for the 7-1 lead and from there they would cruise to the 14-3 win. With the win the Cardinals advance to the Championship where they will take on the defending champion Lyon Mountain Miners in a best of three series. Gallery

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Fourth Ward's Steve Burris (23) slides in safe at second base on the double ahead of the tag from Meron's Grant Engstrom (27). Gallery

Lyon Mountain Miners @ Fourth Ward Athletics

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Fourth Ward's Pat Shaugnessy (22) tags and moves over to throw onto first as Lyon Mountain's Scott Baker (15) tries to break it up. The Lyon Mountain Miners would meet the Fourth Ward Athletics in the deciding game three of the semi-finals today at Lefty Wilson Field in Plattsburgh. The Miners would rake control early and not look back as they would get one in gthe first. Then come back with three more in the second inning. With the quick 4-0 lead they would cruise through the rest of the game for the easy 7-1 victory and advance to the championship next weekend. In the winning effort Dave Waldron would go the distance giving up one run while striking out five.Gallery

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Lyon Mountain's Dave Waldron (22) with the fastball for one of his five strike outs on the day. Gallery

CVBL 1st Round
Peabody Padres @ Fourth Ward Athletics

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Padres' Matt Orsmby (13) cuts in front of Shane Perrote (2) for the catch for the out as the collide knees. The Padres would take on the Fourth Ward Athletics in the 1st round of the Champlain Valley Baseball League. The game would be a pitchers duel as the Athletics would get the lone run in the game in the fourth inning for the win. For the Athletics Brain Burns would go the distance for the complete game shutout win while giving up 4 hits. Im just as good a game Padres Frank Brogna would get the complete game 6 hits on and one run. With the Athletics win they will take the Lyon Mountain Miners in the semi-finals. Gallery

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Padres Frank Brogna (5) with the fastball for the strike out as he would give up just one run and 6 hits over a the complete game. Gallery

Peabody Padres @ Lyon Mountain Miners

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Peabody's Matt Hart (15) with the pick at third down the line and fires across to complete the out. he Peabody Padres would travel to Lyon Mountain and have a doubleheader with the Miners to finish off the regular season of the CVBL season. The first game would go the way of the Miners as they would get the 4-0 win. The runs would come in the first and fifth as they would get two runs in each inning. In the winning effort for the Miners Dave Waldron would go the distance to get the shutout victory while giving up just four hits. In the second game it would be called after the fourth inning with the score tied at zero. The game will not be resumed as it makes no difference in the standings. With the playoffs starting next week the Miners will get a first round bye with the regular season title. The Padres will take on the A's in the 4/5 game in Plattsburgh. Gallery

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Peabody's Frank Brogna (5) with the high heat fastball for the strike out and the keep the game in reach. Gallery

Peabody Padres Vs Meron Expos

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Peabody's Chris Markwicka (7) drops to a knee on the grounder feilds it and fires to first for the out. After three weeks off because of ran outs the Peabody Padres would get back in action against Meron Expos in doubleheader action in Saranac. The Expos would take the 1-0 lead right off in the first. The Padres would tie the game up in the third on a RBI single by Eric Bell. The Padres would take the lead in the fourth on Shane Perrotte's 2 RBI Single to make it 3-1. The Padres would extend the lead to 4-1 on Kalob Drollette RBI base hit in the 5th inning. In the sixth the Expos would erase the lead by getting three runs and tie the game at 4. Then the Expos would win it in the seventh with one run to get the 5-4 win. In the lose Matt Rivers would go the distance striking out six while giving up 8 hits. As the teams would return for game two the Expos would get one in first while the Padres would get two for the 2-1 lead. After that it would be all Expos as they would score nine unaswered runs for the 11-2 victory giving the Expos the sweep on the day. With the sweep the Expos go to 7-5 while the Padres fall to 5-8. Gallery

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Peabody's Jeff Norton (8) fires the fastball for the strike out to finish the inning. Gallery

Malone Post 219 Vs Adams Glass

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Malone's Adam Martin (3) slides in safe at third base as he advance on the pass ball. The Malone Post 219 host Adams Glass in non-league at the Airport Field. Adams would take the early 1-0 lead in the first on a pass ball. Adams would extend the lead to 2-0 on a base hit in the second. That is where the score would remain until the fourth when Malone would get a run to make it 2-1. Then in the fifth inning the Malone would take the lead and pull ahead with a six run inning thanks in part to a three run homer by Alex Johnson to make it 7-2. Adam's would try and get back into in the sixth as they would cut the lead in half by getting two to make it 7-4. Malone would get one in the bottom of the inning to secure the 8-4 win. With the win Malone Post 219 goes to 2-0 on the season. Gallery

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Malone's Zack Burnett (9) fires the fastball in there for the strike out in the winning effort. Gallery

Peabody's Padres Vs Plattsburgh Cardinals

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Peabody's Matt Rivers (88) drops in the curve ball for the strike as part of his shutout victory in game one. The Peabody Padres would host the Plattsburgh Cardinals in Saranac during week five the Champlain Valley Baseball League. The first game would be great pitchers duel at the Padres would get 1-0 win. The Padres would get there lone run in the fourth inning on a RBI single from Zack Myers. In the winning effort Matt Rivers would pitch the complete game shutout giving up just five hits while striking out four. For the lack of runs in game one game two would make up for it. The Padres would take the 1-0 lead in first on Mark Eggleston RBI double. The Cardinals would take the lead in the second with two runs to make it 2-1. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 4-1 in the fifth to runs. The Cardinals would at two more in the top of the 5th to make it 6-1 before the Padres would start to answer back with three runs on RBI singles from Andrew Petro and Matt Rivers to make it 6-4. Although the Cardinals would answer back in the seventh with four runs to make it 10-4. In the bottom of the inning the Cardinals would do there best to get back in but fall short as Mark Eggleston would have a RBI double and Matt Hart RBI single to end the game at 10-6 Cardinals. So with the two teams splitting the doubleheader the Padres go to 3-5 while the Cardinals go to 5-5. Gallery

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Peabody's Nick Derochers (15) with the base hit down the line for the single. Gallery

New York State Class B First Round:
#12 Beekmantown Eagles Vs #11 Schlamont Sabres

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Beekmantown's Zach Brovkway (2) with picks the grounder at shoerstop and fires across for the out at first. The Beekmantown Eagles would host the Schlamont Sabres in the openning round of the New York State Class B Playoffs. The game would be pitching duel through the first four innings with only fours hits combined by the teams. The Eagles would actually strike first to take a 1-0 lead. Then in the top of the 5th the Sabres bats would come alive and the Eagles defense would fall to execute some plays and the Sabres would strike for 6 runs and have a 6-1 lead. The Eagles would try there best to get back in the game in the bottom of the inning as they would score two to make it 6-3. Then in the seventh inning the Sabres would put the finally touches of the game as they would score four more runs and secure the 10-3 victory. With the defeat the Eagles season would come to an end as they finish the season with a record of 18-4. Gallery

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Beekmantown's Brandon Rabideau (13) gets out in front of the pitch for a base hit trying to spark a rally. Gallery

Section VII Championship
#1 Beekmantown Eagles Vs #2 Peru Indians

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Beekmantown's Adam Goldfarb (3) with the sliding barehanded pick behind second base and completes the play by firing to first for the out. The Beekmantown Eagles and Peru Indians would face off for the Section VII Class B title at Chip Cummings Field for the right to go the state playoffs. The Indians would take the 1-0 lead in first to get everything strarted. The Indians would extent it to 3-0 in third. Then in the bottom of the third the Eagles would get right back in the game and tie it at three with three runs of there own. The Indians would regain the lead at 4-3 in the fifth. Although the relentless Eagles would tie it back up in the 6th to make it 4-4. Then the big drama would come in the bottom of the seventh when Zack Myers would get the game winning walk off single that would score Brandon Rabideau to give the Eagles the 5-4 win and Section VII Title. Getting the win on the mound for the Eagles would be Brandon Rabideau. With the win the Beekmantown Eagles now head to state play where they play Schalmont on June 3rd at Chip Cummings Field. Gallery

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The Beekmantown baseball team pose for there team picture as they are crowned the 2013 Section VII Class B Baseball Champions. Gallery

Section VII Class B Semi-Finals
#1 Beekmantown Eagles Vs #4 Northeastern Clinton Cougars

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Beekmantown's Zack Brovkway (2) with that second base on Northeastern Clinton's #15 as he tried to steal second but was tag out just short of the bag. The #1 Beekmantown Eagles hosted #4 Northeastern Clinton Cougars in Section 7 Semi-Final action. The Cougars would out to the quick 1-0 lead after the first. That is where the score would remain until the third when the Eagles would bounce back with three runs to take a 3-1 lead. The Cougars would come right back in the fourth and score two runs to tie the game at 3. Then om fifth the Eagles would take back the lead at 4-3. Then in the sixth they would add an insurance run to secure the 5-3 win. Getting the win for the Eagles would be Austin Bradish as he struck out three and gave up four hits three walks and three runs. With the win the Eagles advance to the finals against the Peru Indians at Chip Cummings Field on May 30th. Gallery

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Beekmantown's Quenton Barber (23) fields the grounder that was headed down the line for extra base hit. Gallery

Peabodies Padres Vs Meron's Expos

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Peabodies Matthew Hart (10) drops down and fields the grounder sent to third base and fires it across for the out. The Peabodies Padres would take on the Meron's Expos in Week 3 of the Champlain Valley Baseball League. In game one the Expos would take the 1-0 lead in the first inning. The game would stay there till the fourth when the Expos would add four more runs to extend the lead to 5-0. The Expos would get two more in the fifth to secure the 7-0 victory. Getting the win for the Expos Billy Davis would pitch the shutout giving up just four hits and striking out two. As the teams would return for the second game the Padres would take the quick 1-0 lead on Jeff Norton's RBI double. The score would stay way until the third when the Padres would get three runs thanks to Matthew Hart's two RBI single and Brady Burleigh's RBI single to make it 4-0. The Expos woud do there best to get back in as they cut the lead in half with two runs in the fourth couldn't get any closer though. As the Padres would get the 4-2 win to earn the split on the day. In the win for game two Frank Brogna would go four innings strike out one give up two runs on three hits. With the splits the Padres go to 2-4 on the season. Gallery

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Peabodies Jeff Norton (8) with the high heat for the strike out to secure the save in game two. Gallery

Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs Parishville-Hopkinton Panthers

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Chateaugay's Issac Kinney (15) with the running catch in the outfield off the heel of the glove. The Chateaugay Bulldogs would host the Parishville-Hopkinton Panthers in east division doubleheader action. In game one the Bulldogs would fall just short by a score of 6-5 thanks to some untimely errors down the stretch. In the second game though they would pull things together and get a convincing 11-4 wins thanks to great pitching from Garett Labare and Nick Ashline. With the split the Bulldogs go to 5-8 on the season as they continue there push for one of the last two playoff spots. Gallery

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Chateaugay's Matt Swanston (11) makes connect on the fastball and sends it back up the middle for a solid base hit. Gallery

#15 Beekmantown Eagles Vs Saranac Lake Red Storm

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Beekmantown's Quenton Barber (23) drops down and fields the grounder on the hop that was send down the line and first to first for the out. The Beekmantown Eagles would host the Saranac Lake Red Storm on Senior Day in a CVAC Division 1 clash. The Red Storm were looking to spoil the seniors last game as they jump out to the 1-0 lead after the first inning. That is where the game would remain until the third inning when the Eagles would get two to take the 2-1 lead. Then in the fourth inning the Eagles would start to take command as they would score times to take the comfortable 7-2 lead as the Red Storm would get one in the top of inning. The teams would trade runs in the fifth to make the score 8-3. Then in the sixth the Eagles would add one more to end the scoring and secure the 9-3 victory. Austin Bradish would go five innings strike of two and give up four hits in the winning effort. Talking to Coach Bell after the game he would like to thank all the seniors for years of commitment to the program and wish them the best of luck in the future. With the win the Eagles go to 15-3 on the season. Gallery

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Beekmantown's Zack Myers (8) solid contect on the pitch and sends it to the outfield for the base hit. Gallery

Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs St. Regis Falls Saints

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Chateaugay's Nick Ashline (6) with the fastball to the plate for the strike out that looked like it was after the camera. The Chateaugay Bulldogs would host the St. Regis Falls Saints in Section X East division double header action. In the first game the teams would each get three to have it tied at 3. The Bulldogs would get a single run in the fourth to make it 4-3 Bulldogs. Then in the fourth the Bulldogs would get two more to make it 6-3. In the fifth the Saints would do there best to make a comeback it would fall short though as they would make it 6-5 Bulldogs take game one. In the second game the Saints would get out to the 1-0 lead after the first. Then in the second inning the Saints would get fourt while the Bulldogs would get one to make it 5-1. Then in the third the Bulldogs would get two more to make it 5-3. Then in the fourth the comeback would be complete as they would get four more to take the 7-5 lead. Then in the fifth they would get three more while the Saints could just mustard one as the Bulldogs would get the 10-6 win. With the win it would give the Bulldogs a sweep on the day and give them a 4-6 record on the season.Gallery

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Chateaugay's Matt Swanston (11) gets as big as he can get to get the out at second to keep the Saints in check. Gallery

#16 Beekmentown Eagles @ Saranac Chiefs

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Saranac's Kyle Erickson (10) with the tag on Beekmentown's Austin Bradish (12) attempting to steal second base. The Saranac Chiefs would host rival Beekmentown Eagles in Section 7 baseball action. The game would remain scoreless until the third when the Eagles would add a run on Justin Stevens RBI single. The Eagles would get a second run in the fourth on Alex Price RBI single to make it 2-0. Then in the fifth the Eagles would explode with elevlen runs thanks to some untimely errors by the Chiefs. The to big blows in the inning would be from Quenton Barber and Brandon Buska each having 2 RBI singles. That would ended it as the Eagles would end up getting the easy 13-0 win. In the winning effort Greg Manney would go six strong innings and would give up three hits and strike out three. Gallery

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Beekmentown's Justin Stevens (22) drops to knee and picks the hot shot down the line at first and steps on first for the out. Gallery

Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs Madrid-Waddington Yellow Jackets

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Chateaugay's Matt Swanston (11) makes solid connect on the high pitch and sends it to the outfield. The Chateaugay Bulldogs would host the Madrid-Waddington Yellow Jackets in a east division tilt. The Yellow Jackets would get off to a quick start as they would get three in the first and not look back. With the quick 3-0 start the Yellow Jackets would keep it up and cruise to the 14-0 win. The Bulldogs would hampered by a untimely errors and unable to get anything going offensively. With the lose the Bulldogs fall to 2-6 on the season. Gallery

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Chateaugay's Kelly Gibson in the mist of the whind as he deliveries a strike to the plate. Gallery

Peabodies Padres Vs Lyon Mountain Miners

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Peabodies Shane Perrotte (2) with the diving stop at second base and flips on for the out at second. The 2013 edition of the Champlain Valley Baseball League would get underway with a rematch of the championship from 2012 as the Peabodies Padres would host the Lyon Mountain Miners. In game 1 of the doubleheader the Padres would take a 2-0 lead in the first. Although the lead would be short lived as the Miners would come back and get 1 in the second. Then in the third and fourth the Miners would get 12 more runs thanks to some uintimely errors by the Padres and game would be called after 5 at 13-3. Game two would be a lot more competitive game as the Padres would have a 5-3 lead entering the six and the Miners would get 1 run in the 6th and 7th to force extra innings tied at 5-5. Then in the 8th the Miners would get three runs to secure the 8-5 victory. With the result of the opening week the Miners are 2-0 while the Padres are 0-2. Gallery

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Lyon Mountain's Kasey Favreau (8) with the catch in foul ground on the pop up by the dugout. Gallery

Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs Norwood-Norfolk Flyers

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Chateaugay's Cody Smith (1) with the catch at second base on the looper. The Chateaugay Bulldogs would host the Norwood-Norfolk Flyers in non-league action. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs it would be more the same a lack of offense and timely errors on defense would hurt them through out the day. The Flyers would get out to a 10-0 lead after the first three innings before the Bulldogs would get on the broad and by that point the game would be decided. The Flyers would get the 18-7 victory in six as the Bulldogs go to 1-5 on season. Gallery

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Chateaugay's Issac Kinney (9) with the tag on the Norwood-Norfolk base runner diving back to third on the pick off attempt. Gallery

Chateaugay Bulldogs Vs Brushton-Moria Panthers

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Chateaugay's Corey Hill (3) makes connect on the pitch for a base hit to left side. The Chateaugay Bulldogs would host the Brushton-Moria Panthers in east division action. The Panthers would waste little time in getting to the early lead as they put a 10 spot up in the first inning and that would pretty much settle things on the day. The Bulldogs would have many costly errors throughout the day. The Bulldogs would do there best to try and manage a rally as they would get four runs on the day but it would not be enough as they fall to the Panthers 20-4. With the lose the Bulldogs fall to 1-2 on the season. Gallery

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Chateaugay's Kelly Gibson delivers the heater to the plate for a strike. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Oswego State Lakers

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Plattsburgh State's Mike Vargues (17) put the tag on the Lakers base runner looking to steal second base. As for the game the Cardinals would host the Oswego State Lakers in SUNYAC Doubleheader action. The first game would be scheduled for seven innings but they would decide to play ten instead. Where the Lakers would get the 4-0 win as the Cardinals would have some costly errors in the tenth. In turn that would ruin a great game on the mound for Brian Burns where he went the distance giving up 1 earned run and 10 hits while striking out 5. In the second game would get more scoring out the teams. The game would remain scoreless until the bottom of the fourth when Mark Chavez would have a Scarface fly to make it 1-0 Cardinals. Although the lead would be short lived as the Lakers would answer back in the top of fifth with three runs to make it 3-1 Lakers. The Cardinals would get closer in the bottom of 6th on Brian Latullipe's fielders choice to make it 3-2 Lakers. The Lakers would secure the win with single runs in the seventh and ninth to get the 5-2 win. With lose the Cardinals fall to 11-23 on the season. The Cardinals will look to finish the season a good note as the host the Castleton State Spartans on Sunday. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Brian Latullipe (11) with the diving catch at shortstop to keep the Lakers at bay. Gallery

Malone Huskies Vs Potsdam Sandstoners

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Malone's Austin LaMay (1) fields the grounder after it pops up in the air after hitting the lip of the grass and going straight up. The Malone Huskies would host the Potsdam Sandstoners in non-league action. The teams would trade runs in the first inning to tie it at 1. After the Sandstoners would start pouring it on they would get 1 in the second, six in the fifth and three in the seventh. The Huskies would get one back in the sixth as they would fall 11-2 The key factor in the Huskies lose would be that they combined to give up 16 walks. With the lose the Huskies fall to 1-1 on the season. Gallery

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Malone's Jordan Yando (14) picks up the ball after he knocked down the hot smash at first with his chest. Gallery

Malone Huskies Vs Ogdensburg Blue Devils

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Malone's Jordan Yando (14) makes contact on the pitch and sends it to the outfield for the base hit. he Malone Huskies would open up there season at home against fellow central division team Ogdensburg Blue Devils. The Huskies would get four runs in the opening inning thanks to three walks from the Blue Devils. The score would stay there till the third when the Huskies would get four more runs thanks to walks again to make it 8-0. The Blue Devils would get on the broad in the fourth to make it 8-1. The Blue Devils continue there comeback with two more in the 5th to make it 8-3. Then in the sixth the Blue Devils would get even closer and make it tight down the stretch with four in the inning. The Huskies would shut them down in the seventh to hold on for the 8-7 win. Alex Johnson would help the Huskies get the win with a couple rbi's at the plate. With the win the Huskies start there season at 1-0. Gallery

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Malone's Brandon Welch (16) with the fastball for the strike and be the pitcher of record for the win. Gallery

Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #8 Cortland State Red Dragons

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Plattsburgh State's Brian Latulipe (11) feilds the grounder at shortstop and fires onto first for the out. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would open up the home portion of the season againist SUNYAC foe Cortland tate Red Dragons in double header action. The Cardinals wouldn't have much of a answer as they would lose both games by a score of 7-0. The downfall for the Cardinals would there errors and giving up the big inning. In game would they would just not be able to get hits as they were held to four hits. In game two there downfall would be four errors and allowing a five run 5th inning. We lose the Cardinals fall to 3-11 on the season, They will look to get back on track wenesday when they host Lyndon State. Gallery

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Plattsburgh State's Mike Mulvihill (30) makes connect on the pitch that he sends down to third base for a hit. Gallery

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