CANTON Jacob St. Mary gave up just five hits to lead the top-seeded Brushton-Moira baseball team to a 7-2 victory over No. 2 Norwood-Norfolk (11-4 overall) in the Section 10 Class C championship game Thursday at St. Lawrence University.
The Panthers (14-1) will have a first-round bye in the state playoffs and will play either Section 2s Hoosic Valley or Section 7s Ticonderoga in a quarterfinal at 2 p.m., June 7 at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam.
Jon Kennedy went 3-for-4 for the Panthers, and Jason Aubrey went 2-for-3, including a double.
HEUVELTON 6, MADRID-WADDINGTON 5
Mike Martin struck out 11 to lead No. 2 Heuvelton past No. 3 Madrid-Waddington (10-6) in a Class D semifinal in Heuvelton.
Heuvelton (15-2) will meet No. 1 Harrisville in the championship game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Lawrence University.
Andrew Woodward lined two hits and drove in a run, and Dylan Liscum drove in a run with a double for the Bulldogs. Mike Thew doubled twice for the Yellowjackets.
HARRISVILLE 5, MORRISTOWN 1
Nathan Weaver struck out eight to send Harrisville past No. 5 Morristown (10-7) in a Class D semifinal in Harrisville.
Jared Dreythaler went 4-for-4 for the Pirates (14-1). Bryon Evans went 2-for-3 for Harrisville. Karter VanArnam and Luke King each went 2-for-4 for the Green Rockets.
HEUVELTON 14, LISBON 1
Alexis Weidner picked up three hits, including a double, and also combined on a two-hitter with Paige McCormick to lead the No. 1 Bulldogs past the No. 4 Golden Knights (10-6) in a Class D semifinal game in Heuvelton.
Heuvelton (18-0) will face No. 2 Colton-Pierrepont in the championship game at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
Alexis Sawyer singled four times for Heuvelton. Hannah Thornhill lined three hits while Shelby Williams and Kristi Donnelly singled twice for Heuvelton.
COLTON-PIERREPONT 15, HAMMOND 0
Sabrina Johnson struck out seven to lead the No. 2 Colts past the No. 3 Red Devils (11-5) in a Class D semifinal in South Colton.
Morgan Burns went 4-for-4 and drove in six runs for the Colts (13-3). Eve Whalen, Morgan Doyle and Haylee Hennessy each lined two hits for Colton-Pierrepont.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS 20, MASSENA 4
Samantha McKenna scored five goals and assisted on another to lead Section 3s Christian Brothers Academy to a win over Massena (13-5) in a first-round game of the Class B state playoffs at Liverpool High School.
Maddie Cook, Evie Lopoo and Rachel Vercillo each added two goals for the Brothers (16-3).
Jacelyn Lazore scored three goals for Massena.
SKANEATELES 22, POTSDAM 2
Nicole Beatson scored five goals to lead Section 3s Skaneateles (19-1) past Potsdam in a first-round game of the state Class C playoffs at Liverpool.
Kyla Sears added four goals for the Lakers, who built a 15-2 lead by halftime.
Isabella Falcone, Makena Gorman, Bailey Herr, Hannah Logan, Mae McGlynn, Anna Navarolie, Molly Newton, Hannah Powers, Natalie Roche, Molly Rourke, Casey VanSlyke, Molly Wood and Catie Woodruff also scored for Skaneateles.
Hannah Drechsel and Annette Rishe scored for Potsdam (14-5).
TRACK AND FIELD
PASTOR TO RETURN TO STATE MEET
Skylar Pastor of South Jefferson qualified for state competition in the girls 400-meter dash for the fourth-consecutive season during the Section 3 state qualifier for outdoor track and field on Thursday at Cicero-North Syracuse high school in Cicero.
Shane Davis of Indian River qualified for states in the boys 200-meter dash for Division I, and Matthew Olney of Watertown finished second in the Division I pentathlon with a state-qualifying score of 3,188.
The state track and field meet is scheduled for June 6-7 at Cicero-North Syracuse.
Pastor, a junior, finished first in the 400 for Division II with a time of 57.10 seconds. She captured the state championship in the event as an eighth-grader and was runner-up at states the last two years.
Davis also took second in the 100 for Division I, and Dominic Sabatini of South Lewis finished second in the boys Division II pole vault. Beaver Rivers 1,600 relay, which included Cordel Brouty, Jake Yousey, Riley Joslin and Alize Jarrett, finished second in Division II.
Emma Bonk was second in the 400 hurdles for Division I, and Ellory Roberts of Lowville placed second in the girls Division II discus.
Lowvilles 3,200 relay of Isabelle Hanno, Serena Vargulick, Erin Fayle and Moira Fayle finished fifth in girls Division II with a time of 9 minutes, 54.77 seconds, to break a 20-year-old school record.