OFAs baseball and softball teams headed toward midseason with high-scoring wins while the Boys Lacrosse team continued to struggle to produce numbers to match some solid execution in Fridays Northern Conference action.
In Baseball the 6-1 Blue Devils recorded their sixth straight win in a 24-1 win over Salmon River (1-4). The Devils travel to SR on Monday then start the second half of the season looking to reverse their only loss of the season.
In Softball the 5-2 Lady Devils downed Salmon River (1-4) 21-2 and they will also travel to SR before moving into a second matchup with Malone which is unbeaten in divisional play.
The lacrosse action at OFA saw Massena strike for six goals in the third period to gain an 11-5 win.
Breton LaRose struck out nine and allowed one hit and one unearned run in four innings and Kinnon LaRose pitched a scoreless inning in his first mound outing of the season.
Breton LaRose threw very hard today and Kinnon LaRose also looked very good, said OFA Coach Tom Pinkerton.
We continue to hit the ball very well. Things are going very well and we really want to thank Jim McCarthy and Jim Bouchey and maintenance crew for their work on our field. The field is in great shape and we are looking forward to our tournament on May 11.
Leading the offense was Lefty Arsenault who went 3-3 with two doubles and two RBIs and Seth Pinkerton and Alex Farrell (1 RBI) who each stroked a single and a double.
Kinnon LaRose (2 RBIs), Zach Sharpe (1 RBI), Andrew Cole, Zach Barr and DaKota Brady all stroked two hits and Jon Tayler (3 RBIs) and Konnor Murdock, who stole home in the first inning, and Breton LaRose (1 RBI) added singles.
Bert Gray singled in the fourth inning for Salmon River.
After Cierra Hill of Salmon River doubled in two runs in the first inning the Lady Devils answered with 15 in the bottom of the inning.
Brittany and Felicia Barr combined to pitch the victory and collaborated with Stacy Barr to produce seven hits in the heart of the batting order.
Brittany Barr lined a single, a double and a triple, Felicia Barr singled twice and Stacy Barr collected three singles. Maddie Bresett doubled and singled, Riley Luckie and Jocelyn Fifield singled twice and Adrianna Compo, Cheyenne Tyo and Mollee Ahrens all singled.
Sierra White and Erica Martin singled for Salmon River.
Sako Rourke scored four goals with two assists to lead Massena which took control of the contest with six goals in the third period.
I cant see any reason why it is happening but the third period just seems to be our downfall. said OFA Coach Matt Morley.
I thought we created alot of nice chances but we just couldnt finish especially in our man-up situations. Massena, on the other hand, capitalized on our mistakes with fastbreak goals.
Nick Perrigo and Jake Garrison each scored two goals for OFA with Jordan McCormick delivering one goal and two assists. Jordy Mitchell netted two goals with two assists for Massena, Isaiah Perry scored twice, Rhoades Tarbell tallied one goal with three assists and Nick Henrie netted a solo goals.
Spencer Lawrence handled 11 saves for OFA and Massenas Kyle Cooke stopped five shots.