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Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014 9:21 am

GENEVA — Things looked good for the Geneva Red Wings through the middle of their New York Collegiate Baseball League playoff game against the Syracuse Salt Cats Sunday.

The Salt Cats had the last word at McDonough Park, though. Syracuse scored seven times in the last three innings to surprise Geneva 8-5 in the first of a three-game series.

The Red Wings (30-17) turned around a 1-0 deficit with five runs spanning the fourth, fifth and sixth frames. Chris Burns put the home club ahead with a two-run double in the fourth while Cameron Coons drove in another run with a two-sacker.

John Cruz’s sacrifice fly in the fifth and Burns’ solo homer in the sixth gave Geneva a 5-1 lead.

The Salt Cats clawed their way back with three runs in the seventh, capped by Tom Nagy’s two-run double.

Syracuse tied the game with a run in the eighth, then erupted for three more in the ninth. Erik Poldroo put his team up for good with a base hit. Two runs scored on the play, aided by one of Geneva’s five errors.

Julio Nunez doubled and singled twice for the Red Wings.

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Sports Schedule

MONDAY, MAY 4

HORSE RACING

Finger Lakes, 1:10 p.m.

HS BOYS LACROSSE

Finger Lakes

Bloomfield/Honeoye at Midlakes, 5 p.m.

HS GIRLS LACROSSE

Finger Lakes

Mynderse at Marcus Whitman, 4:30 p.m.

Newark at Pal-Mac, 6 p.m.

Midlakes at Waterloo, 6 p.m.

Penn Yan at Wayne, 7 p.m.

Non-League

x-Canandaigua at Fairport, 5:30 p.m.

Aquinas at Gananda, 5:30 p.m.

x-comp. of game susp. April 20

HS BASEBALL

Finger Lakes West

Marcus Whitman at Bloomfield, 4:30 p.m.

Honeoye at Naples, 4:30 p.m.

HAC at Red Jacket, 4:30 p.m.

Wayne County

Gananda at Sodus, 4:30 p.m.

Non-League

Geneva at East Rochester, 4:30 p.m.

Canandaigua at Greece Odyssey, 4:30 p.m.

North Rose-Wolcott at Waterloo, 4:30 p.m.

South Seneca at Williamson, 4:30 p.m.

HS SOFTBALL

Finger Lakes East

Newark at Geneva, 4:30 p.m.

Finger Lakes West

Marcus Whitman at Bloomfield, 4:30 p.m.

Honeoye at Naples, 4:30 p.m.

HAC at Red Jacket, 4:30 p.m.

Romulus at South Seneca, 4:30 p.m.

Wayne County

Marion at Gananda, 4:30 p.m.

Clyde-Savannah at Williamson, 4:30 p.m.

Non-League

Greece Odyssey at Canandaigua, 4:30 p.m.

Pal-Mac at North Rose-Wolcott, 4:30 p.m.

Haverling at Penn Yan, 4:30 p.m.

Sodus at Wayne, 4:30 p.m.

HS BOYS TENNIS

Finger Lakes

Bloomfield at Geneva, 4:30 p.m.

Mynderse at Naples, 4:30 p.m.

Waterloo at Penn Yan, 4:30 p.m.

Wayne County

East Rochester at Lyons, 4:30 p.m.

Sodus at North Rose-Wolcott, 4:30 p.m.

Marion at Williamson, 4:30 p.m.

Monroe County III

Pittsford Sutherland at Canandaigua, 4:30 p.m.

Non-League

Honeoye at Aquinas, 4:30 p.m.

HS GOLF

Wayne County

At Blue Heron Hills

Clyde-Savannah vs. Gananda, 4 p.m.

Marion vs. Gananda, 4 p.m.

Monroe County East II

At Bristol Harbour

Honeoye Falls-Lima vs. Canandaigua, 3 p.m.

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