Oakfield Rallies Late, Dumps Dansville 9-10’s


    Oakfield 10 Dansville 5

    The Dansville 9-10 year old All-Star trekked to Oakfield on Wednesday (June 29) night for baseball action, District # 3 style. The game saw the red & black come from behind & grab the lead. Coach Mel Mensinger’s club would take the advantage into the bottom of the 4th where the Oakfield All-Stars would tie the game. The host team’s bats came alive in the final 2 innings as Oakfield plated 3 runs in the 5th & 2 more in the 6th to nail down at 10-5 win at home as Dansvill was shut out in their final 3 at bats in the contest.
    Dansville scored single runs in the 1st & 2nd innings. Lucas Mensinger led off with a walk, stole 2nd & then later came home on a passed ball. Dylan Greene stroked a 1-out single in the second inning & would eventually score on a wild pitch. Oakfield reversed the momentum in their half of the 2nd when they scored 3 times to take the lead as Greene’s run would make it 3-2. Oakfield added an insurance run in the 3rd extending the lead to 4-2.

    The red & black grabbed the lead with a trio of runs in the bottom of the 3rd when Mason Mann worked out a walk & then Dustin Dudek singled. A passed ball brought D-ville closer. A wild pitch would tie the game as Reid Martin reached on a base on balls, & promptly stole second. Dylan Greene singled putting runners at the corners. Dansville then pulled off the double-steal as Reid Martin raced home putting Dansville in front 5-4.
    Oakfield would knot it with a single run in the 4th & then the blue & white strung some hits together in each of the next 2 innings to take control of the game extending the lead to 8-5 in the 5th, & then tacked on 2 more runs in the 6th for a 10-5 final. Dansville had some chances late in the game as they would strand 2 baserunners in the 4th, & another in the 5th but coudn’t come up with the key hit to get a rally going.

    Dansville sent a trio of hurlers to the hill as Ben Coffey worked into the 4th, while Collin Gray & Reid Martin each worked an inning. On the offensive side Dylan Greene went 2-3 with a stolen base & scored a run…Dustin Dudek was 1-2 with a double & scored once…Reid Martin scored a run & stole 2 bases…Lucas Mensinger scored a run & stole a base…& Mason Mann also scored a run.

    Oakfield saw Shaun Alexander work 2 innings, while Cole Kornoco pitched one, while Bodie Hyde recorded he win by firing 3 scoreless innings in relief & struck out & along the way. At the plate the hosts had 16 hits as Shawn Alexander was 3-4…Brendon Wescott 2-3 with stolen base & scored a run…Bodie Hyde 2-4 with a double & scored twice…Brayden Smith 2-4 with a double & scored a run…Gavin Armbrewster 1-2 with a run scored…Astin Pangrazio 2-2 with a triple & scored twice…Brody Williams 2-4 & score 2 runs…Hunter Tobolski 1-1…& Jack Sanfrini 1-2 scoring 2 times in the victory.