Niagara Gazette — Tyler Kennedy threw a no-hitter as the Goodfella’s Pizzeria Yankees defeated the Felicetti Concrete Products A’s, 16-0, in Hyde Park Babe Ruth Minors baseball. Trevor Kennedy had three hits, including a home run and a double, while Zach Winker hit twice and Damon Dougherty added a triple.
• The Anderson Electric Cardinals went 2-0 in recent action in the Hyde Park Babe Ruth Majors division. Taylor Sanders homered while Moises Velez doubled twice in the Cardinals’ 7-3 win over the Bucky’s Barber Shop Yankees. Sanders also struck out 12 batters while the Yankees’ Taylor Sanders fanned seven batters faced.
Velez struck out 14 in the Cardinals’ 6-1 win over the Tops Tigers. David Shelton had two hits and an RBI for the winners, while Antonio Cole added two RBIs. Eddie Scott hit a home run for the Tigers.
• The VFW Post 917 Red Sox edged the Cardamone Chiropractic Nationals, 4-3. JJ Brady had the winning hit, which brought home two runs. Jace Luchese hit twice and had a RBI, while Riley Cardinali also had a hit for the winners. Brady also pitched the game’s final three innings for the Sox, during which he struck out six batters. For the Nationals, Antwain Gandy drove home two runs with two hits, while Lewis Tezak also had a hit.
Kathryn Krchniak scored 22 points to lead Lockport over Niagara Falls, 56-45, in the first game of Week 4 of the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club / Niagara PAL Girls Summer Classic. Bianca Brown led Niagara Falls with 25 points.
In the second game, Niagara-Wheatfield routed Niagara Catholic, 35-10. Allison Czaja led the winners with 10 points while Jerri Briggs had four points for Niagara Catholic.
North Tonawanda easily handled Grand Island, 47-22, led by Liz Wildt’s 14 points. Kayla Barone added a dozen points for NT, while Lexi Kalinowski scored nine points for GI.
Tatiana Deas scored 14 points while Rozjae Gayman added 13, as Buffalo Tapestry downed Mount St. Mary Academy, 41-27. Sam Barry scored six points for the losing side.
• While the tournament was held to just one day due to weather, River Oaks Golf Course on Grand Island crowned the winners of its 2013 Senior Club Championship. The winners in each division were (with scores in parentheses): Overall Mens - Low Gross, John Fretthold (72); Low Net, Sid Penque (65). Overall Ladies - Low Gross Gayle Piershalski (90); Low Net Barbara Conrad (74). Ladies Flight - 1st Low Gross, Elaine Cieckoshki (93); 1st Low Net, Barb Bonura (75). Mens Age 50-54 - Low Gross, Kurt Miller (76); Low Net, Tom Brady (71). Mens Age 55-59 - Low Gross, Dave Speisz (76); Low Net, Ed Garrity (73). Mens Age 60-64 - Low Gross, Fred Gigliotti (73); Low Net, Rick Karnath (68). Mens Age 65 and Up - Low Gross, Art Ciechoski 78; Low Net, Vince Bonura (79).
• Darlene Adams led Flight A in stroke play in last week’s Tuesday Hyde Park Ladies’ 18-Hole League, scoring an 80. In other results received this week, Jean Roseberg was the Flight B winner with a score of 85, while Claudia Konecki led Flight C in stroke play with her 92. In the weekly tournament, Laura Scaletta lef Flight with her score of 33, while Dorothy Gatto’s 41 put her atop Flight B. Konecki again led Flight C, with her score of 33. Lee Adriatico scored a 32 in low putts to give her the weekly honors in Flight A, while Gatto scored 31 and Konecki scored 35 to lead Flights B and C, respectively.
• With their score of 94, Frank Palisano and Joe Jack were crowned the overall champions at the 27-Hole Stag Day tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course. The pair also won the 9-Hole Best Ball competition with their score of 29. Skip Teague and John McKeever won the 9-Hole Scramble competition with their score of 27, while Terry Reagan and Keeley Swick scored 33 to win the 9-Hole Alternate Shot category.
The Niagara Pal Bulldogs U-16 girls soccer team placed second in their age group last weekend at the Gates Soccer Tournament in suburban Rochester. The team registered two wins and two ties. Maddie Buchholz led the team with a total three goals, while Marina Campbell, Jasene Smith, Rachel Bolea, Jenna Gioannini and Becca Sliwowski all scored single goals. Goalkeeper Justine Perrault turned in an outstanding performance in front of the Niagara PAL net.
In the Les Nassoiy Tennis League at Hyde Park, the team of Niagara Catholic (Spencer Ventresca and Brian Kurtis) defeated Synacor (Jim Cwierley and Terryl Knack), 6-1, 6-3. Niagara University (John Lorenz and Pete Butera) defeated Integrated Controls (Larry Lorenz and Sandro Viola), 6-1, 6-2. Sammy’s (Les Sniezek and Joel Costanzo) and BMP America (Joe Lebold and Sam Lebold) split sets, with each side winning one by a 7-6 score, before their third set was postponed by rain.