Crown Point catcher Mike DuShane returns the ball to pitcher Nate Tabor as a disappointed Chazy batter returns to the bench following a strikeout. Crown Point captured the Section VII Class D baseball championship with a 7-0 win against Chazy May 31.
Panthers take crown
Crown Point captured the Section VII Class D baseball championship with a 7-0 win against Chazy May 31.
The Panthers now advance to the state tournament. Crown Point, 15-0 on the season, will face Fort Ann at 4 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Shuttleworth Field in Amsterdam in the first round of the state playoffs. Fort Ann beat Salem 1-0 in the Section II Class D final.
Nate Tabor hurled a four-hit shut out for the Panthers against Chazy. He fanned five batters.
Crown Point took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and added two more scores in the second for a 3-0 advantage. A four-run sixth inning sealed the deal.
Jon Spaulding and Gabe Macey each had two hits to lead the Panthers, Spaulding drove home two runs.