By Todd Palmatier

In Ellicottville Central baseball, the Eagles varsity team finished the week on a 0-4 run with losses versus Pine Valley twice, Archbishop Walsh and Allegany-Limestone. The team is 3-10 overall and 3-4 in league play. The Ellicottville modified baseball team has been on a little run with wins over Catt./LV, Pine Valley and North Collins to run their record to 3-1.

In softball, the girls’ varsity team also has hit a bump in the road looking to find the win column with losses to Pine Valley and Allegany-Limestone and are now 1-10 overall. The JV girls also have lost three in a row with losses to Cassadaga Valley and two losses to Chautauqua Lake. The modified girls’ softball team has also been on a run with wins moving their record to 3-1, with wins over Catt./LV, Pine Valley and North Collins.

ECLV Little League’s opening day is this Saturday, May 10, at Little Valley 1st Street with the Ayrhart Orioles Majors taking on the Bank of Cattaraugus Dodgers at 10 a.m. Then at 12:15 p.m., the Fitzpatrick-Weller Indians take on West Valley. And, to end the day, the Aldrich Painting Reds take on the CCB Mets. Please come out and join the festivities as we celebrate the 75th anniversary. ECLV would also like to thank all of their sponsors and volunteer coaches and especially the East Otto Fire Hall for all their support and space to house all of our baseball gear. We would also like to thank Catt./LV school, ECS and all the towns for the use of their fields!