Niagara Gazette — Dan Roberts struck out only two batters but none of Hutch Tech's batters could get a hit, as hosts Cardinal O'Hara won, 6-0, to earn a place in the championship game of their baseball tournament, to be held today at the school beginning at 2 p.m.
Anthony Candino went 2 for 4 and brought in two runs, while Zach Glowacki drove in a run for the winners.
Cardinal O'Hara will face Kenmore West, who defeated City Honors, 8-1, in the other tournament semi-final.
• Niagara Falls High School traveled to Park School and defeated their hosts, 17-4, in Independent Lacrosse League action. Cody Bielec led the Wolverines with three goals and three assists. Nico Cirrito and Jake Eschborn also added three goals apiece, while Mark Grozio and Andrew Parsnick both scored twice for the Wolverines. Greg Parker won all but three of his 19 faceoffs.
• Mount St. Mary Academy defeated Niagara-Wheatfield in girls' lacrosse Saturday, 17-12. Shannon Pelitera scored six goals and one assist for the victors, who will try for their 100th win in the Monsignor Martin Association on Monday when they face Holy Angels Academy.
TRACK AND FIELD
• Starpoint's boys and girls both claimed first place overall in the school's Spartan Invitational Challenge on Saturday. In the girls' division, Starpoint scored a team total 122 points while Clarence and Williamsville South tied for second at 63 points. In the boys' division, Starpoint scored a team total 105 points, while Grand Island finished second with 78 points and Clarence took third with 71 points.
• At the Falcon Invite track meet at Niagara-Wheatfield, Kenmore East's boys and girls were combined winners, with the boys placing first with a team total 55.5 points and the girls taking third in their division with a total 50 points. Rounding out the top three in the boys' division were Wilson and Hutch Tech with 54.5 points each. Wilson was declared the second place finisher due to more individual first place finishes. Lew-Port claimed the top spot in the girls' events with a team total 56 points while Kenmore West took second, edging out Ken East with a total 53 points.