The Ogdensburg Maples used the combination of power hitting and power pitching to sweep a doubleheader from the Montreal Rockies in a U19 Baseball action at Father Martin Field on Sunday.
Maples 9 - Montreal 0: Breton LaRose struck out in five innings and allowed one hit and Lefty Arsenault fanned three and allowed two hits in two innings to combine on the shutout
A three-run second inning put the Maples in control of the action.
LaRose and Arsenault also singled twice and drove in two runs in well-balanced winning offense which also featured a double and single by Jordan Miller, RBI singles by Pat Cosmo and Alex Hayes, two singles with an RBI by Geoff Badlwin and a single by Bryant Wentworth.
Maples 8 Montreal 6: A five-run rally in the fifth inning overcame a 5-1 deficit keyed by two-run triples by Geoff Baldwin and Lefty Arsenault.
Baldwin also singled in the offense which in cluded a single by Bryant Wentworth, a double by Breton LaRose, two singles with an RBI by Kinnon LaRose and a single by DaKota Brady
The Maples play at Brockville tonight at Gouverneur on Friday and then play home doubleheaders against Plattsburgh and Brockville on Saturday and Sunday. Both twinbills will begin at noon.