The Cazenovia varsity baseball team poses with the Section III banner after beating Sherburne-Earlville 10-1 and clinching the Class B-2 championship on May 31 at Alliance Bank Stadium.
continued Meanwhile, left-hander Mark Dewan, who started the game back on Monday, returned and went 5 2/3 innings, only allowing that single run and two hits to the Marauders.
Chris Matteson finished off the sixth (with help from Smith, who made two great defensive plays at second base), and Malmsheimer struck out the side in the bottom of the seventh to close it out.
Cazenovia was supposed to turn around Friday afternoon and face B-1 champion Westhill for the overall sectional title and a first-ever berth in the state tournament, but it got postponed by rain.
Read about the Lakers' June 2 game against the Westhill Warriors here: Baseball Lakers fall to Westhill in Class B Final