Hoosick Falls baseball 4/19/2023 (copy)

Hoosick Falls teammates greet Eli King moments after scoring the game-winning run during an April 19 home game. The Panthers clinched a spot in the sectional final with Monday's 11-5 win over Granville.

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SARATOGA, N.Y. — Hoosick Falls baseball punched its ticket to the sectional final, defeating Granville 11-5 on Monday.

Andrew Sparks had a big day at the plate, hitting a pair of triples and driving in three runs for the Panthers. Carson Glover also excelled with the bat in his hands, totaling three hits and a couple RBIs while Jake Sparks hit a solo home run in the first inning and drew four walks.

Jake Sparks also pitched five innings in relief for the Panthers, who advance to play Thursday at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy at 7 p.m.

Michael Mawson can be reached on Twitter @Mawson_Sports or via email at mmawson@benningtonbanner.com.

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Michael Mawson is the sports editor for Vermont News & Media. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of New Hampshire in 2019. Michael was the sports editor of UNH’s student newspaper where he covered NCAA Division I athletics.


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