Blewett, Merryweather pitch Bees to top spot
Scott Blewett and Pat Merryweather, with plenty of help from the guys around him, helped bring the Baldwinsville baseball team to a place it has never gone before - the state Class AA championship. Blewett tossed a three-hit shutout in the semifinal game at SUNY-Binghamton, a 2-0 victory over Ward Melville, and Merryweather's complete-game gem delivered the Bees past Clarence 4-1 in the championship game a few hours later on that same Binghamton diamond.
Bees unable to answer Dalers' second-half surge
A remarkable and exciting journey taken by the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team ended just one step short of a state Class A championship. The Bees, chasing a second state title to match the one it earned in 2000, fell 8-5 to Farmingdale in Saturday's championship game at SUNY-Cortland.
Late comeback sends B'ville to final against Farmingdale
Down two goals, staring at the end of its state championship quest, the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team did not blink. Instead, it rallied from a two-goal deficit to edge Suffern 9-8 Friday morning in the state Class A semifinal at SUNY-Cortland, advancing to meet Farmingdale in Saturday's title game.
Merryweather, Blewett send B'ville back to state final four
All spring long, the Baldwinsville baseball team operated with the understanding that two outstanding pitchers, Pat Merryweather and Scott Blewett, were capable of carrying them all the way to the top, so it only figured that they would team up to insure a second consecutive berth in the state Class AA final four.
Bees top Corning, advance to state Class A final four
Baldwinsville girls lacrosse coach Doug Rowe would have preferred that his team’s Class A regional final matchup Saturday night at West Genesee High School went the way of the Class B and C games before it. In those games, Section III powerhouses Skaneateles and Christian Brothers Academy each put up 21 goals as they cruised past Massena and Vestal, respectively, to their respective state semifinals.
Peinkofer, Soeder, Wicks win events at qualifier
On both the boys and girls sides, Baldwinsville’s track and field athletes thrived in the summer heat during Thursday’s Section III state qualifying meet at Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium.
B'ville pulls away from C-NS in Class A final at Dome
None of the current Baldwinsville girls lacrosse players were even in grade school in 2000, the last time it won a Section III Class A championship. So it was an entirely new and special feeling for the Bees Tuesday night at the Carrier Dome when the horn sounded and the Bees, casting off 13 years of disappointments and near-misses, finished off Cicero-North Syracuse 13-10 in the Class A title game.
B’ville crew brings home four wins at state championships
To return home from a state athletic competition with four wins after only one month of practice may sound far-fetched, but it can be done.
B'ville defeats Oswego 3-1 in Class AA final
For all that the Baldwinsville baseball team has accomplished through the decades, what it did Monday afternoon at Rome’s DeLutis Field was something new. The Bees, for the first time, repeated as Section III champions, turning back Oswego 3-1 in the Class AA title game on the back of Colin Conklin’s strong left-handed pitching, error-free defense and, once again, timely hits in the clutch.
B'ville edges Auburn in 11, tops Syracuse East
For a group that averaged nearly eight runs per game in the regular season, the Baldwinsville baseball team is struggling to put crookedn numbers on the board in the Section III Class AA tournament - just five runs in the first two rounds. But solid pitching from Casey McAllister, Scott Blewett and Pat Merryweather, and timely hitting from Jake Norton, put the Bees through to Monday’s championship game against Oswego with a chance at back-to-back titles.
Bees' duo claims decisive third-place match at Drumlins
When all the dust from a week of post-season Section III boys tennis settled, Baldwinsville’s duo of Dan Kot and Grady Schmidt had earned a spot in the state championships with a timely victory in doubles.
B'ville to meet C-NS after Northstars stun West Genny
Thirteen long years since it last climbed to the summit in Section III Class A girls lacrosse, the opportunity is ripe for the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team to go there again. It wasn't just because the no. 2 seed Bees, dominating the time of possession in the second half, defeated no. 3 seed Liverpool 10-7 in Friday's Class A semifinal at CBA's Alibrandi Stadium. It was because of what took place after B'ville left the field.
B'ville earns semifinal date Friday with West Genesee
So the Baldwinsville boys lacrosse team has earned a shot at upending long-time power West Genesee in Friday night's Section III Class A semifinal, though it took two days just to earn that date with the Wildcats.
Boys win 4x400 relay; Allen claims girls 400-meter dash
Both of Baldwinsville’s track and field teams ended up together for last week’s Section III Class AA championship meets, though that wasn’t the original plan. The girls Bees were supposed to go first with its AA meet at Fulton on Tuesday, but violent storms kept the event from even getting started. So it was moved on Wednesday to Cicero-North Syracuse’s Bragman Stadium, where the boys AA championships were already scheduled.
B'ville star finishes fourth at sectional tournament
A season ago, Baldwinsville girls golfer Katie Walsh finished 10th at the Section III championship tournament - the most painful spot possible, because it was one spot out of automatic qualification for the state championships, and so she had to serve as an alternate. This time around, though, Walsh is going all the way.