Lisbon gears for 16U Baseball Playoffs
LISBON - Gearing up for next week's playoffs the Lisbon 16U Baseball team blanked Massena on Monday night 15-0 to bounce back from a disappointing 7-6 loss to Fort Covington.
Lisbon climbed to 7-2 and continued their drive for the top seed in the playoffs.
Tonight the Lisbon 14U team will host Ogdensburg in the playoff semi-finals and with a win will host the championship game on Thursday.
"Massena was missing some guys tonight and they were in a tournament over the weekend so they couldn't use their best pitcher who is very good," said Lisbon Coach Dave Gravlin.
"We had a very poor defensive game against Fort Covington who we beat earlier in the season. But the game showed us that you have to come ready to play every game."
Lisbon 15 - Massena 0: Ben LaRock struck out nine and walked three in the five-inning three-hitter where Lisbon collected 15 hits and committed only one error.
Jackson LaRock doubled, drove in three runs and scored three times and Lucas Gravlin singled and doubled and scored twice. Other hitting contributions came from: Ben LaRock (single, 3 runs), Issac LaRock (3 singles, 2 RBIs, 2 runs), Jayden Williams (single, 2 RBIs), Dave Pirie (RBI), Trent Williams (single, RBI, 2 runs), Armando Lazaro (single, RBI),
Cooper Rutherford (3 RBIs).
Deshaies singled twice for Massena.
Fort Covington 7 - Lisbon 6: Fort Covington scored seven times in the third inning five errors by Lisbon whose pitchers Ben LaRock, Lucas Gravlin and Jayden Williams did not allow an earned run. Lisbon connected for nine hits including doubles by Ben LaRock and Collin Parmeter and a triple by Trent Williams.
Trent Williams singled and tripled and Dave Pirie, Jayden Williams, Issac LaRock, Armando Lazaro and Lucas Gravlin.