Port Alle-Catt team starts season with win

Lori Chase
Port Allegany Reporter Argus
May 14, 2009

Chilly temperatures and gusting winds didn’t suggest prime hitting conditions for Port Allegany’s Alle-Catt baseball season opener in Roulette on Sunday afternoon, but J.R. Page’s two-run home run and a solo shot by Derick Morey powered Port over the visiting Olean Oilers, 6-2.

Zach Hetrick and Rick Veilleux both doubled in the win and also shared pitching duties, combining to scatter five hits in nine innings of work.

Next Sunday, Port, the defending Alle-Catt East Division champion, will travel to Franchot Field to take on the Olean Royals. The 13-team amateur league also includes clubs in Austin, Crosby, Cuba, Emporium, Kane, Ludlow, Mount Jewett, Shinglehouse, and Wellsville, with teams playing each other once before the playoffs begin in late July. Port will once again play its home games at the Buckler Drive field, just off Route 6 in Roulette, with all games slated for a 2 p.m. start.

May:
17 – at Olean Royals
24 – Emporium
31 – Olean A.O.H.

June:
7 – at Kane
13 – at Shinglehouse
14 – Ludlow
21 – at Wellsville

July:
5 – at Crosby
11 – Cuba
12 – at Mount Jewett
19 – Austin

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