OSWEGO — Step One Creative recently picked up three wins in Oswego Little League Triple-A Division action to improve its record to 5-1 on the season.
Step One Creative defeated Vashaw’s (15-5), Burke’s (15-4), and Comic Shop (2-0).
Step One Creative 15, Vashaw’s 5: Step One Creative pitchers Connor Stepien, Clara O’Connor and Christian Thompson combined for 12 strikeouts in the win over Vashaw’s.
Vashaw’s jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, but Step One rallied with 15 runs behind a balanced offensive attack.
Offensively, Step One Creative was led by Stepien (two singles, three runs batted in, three runs scored), Thompson (triple, two RBIs, three runs scored), Maddox Browngardt (single, three RBIs, run scored), Everett Farella (single, RBI), Jack Shirtz (single, two runs scored), Shane Baldwin (single, two runs scored), Elijah Brown (single, two runs scored), O’Connor (three walks, two RBIs, a run scored), Cole Conzone (three walks, a run scored, two RBIs), Cole Fritton (an RBI), Bailey and Wallace (an RBI).
Nathan Freebern and Carter Galletta each had a single for Vashaw’s.
Step One Creative 15, Burke’s 4: Step One Creative scored five runs in the second inning and added another five in the third and sixth innings to capture a win over Burke’s.
Step One Creative was led by Aiden Magee, who had a grand slam, double, single and five runs batted in. Christian Thompson also added a triple and double with two RBIs.
Others hitting for Step One were Cole Conzone (two singles, RBI), Connor Stepien (single, two RBIs), Clara O’Connor (single, RBI), Maddox Browngardt (single, RBI), Everett Farella (single, RBI), Jack Shirtz (RBI), and Elijah Brown (single, RBI). Scoring runs for Step One were Magee (3), Stepien (2), Conzone (2), Browngardt (2), Fritton (2), O’Connor (1), Farella (1), Shirtz (1) and Bailey Wallace (1).
O’Connor and Thompson combined for 16 strikeouts and the win.
Burke’s offensive production came from Christian Sherman (double, two runs), Nicolas Docos (single, two RBIs), Ron Martinez (single, two runs), and Kai Boehmer (two RBIs).
Step One Creative 2, Comic Shop 0: Step One Creative’s Christian Thompson pitched a no-hit, complete-game shutout, striking out 16 batters for the victory over Comic Shop.
Thompson had two singles and scored twice for Step One. Maddox Browngardt and Connor Stepien each drove in a run. Browngardt, Stepien, Cole Conzone, Aiden Magee, and Everette Farella reached base on walks.
Nate Chetney walked for Comic Shop.