Buckles Paces Falcons to Victory

NEWPORT– Cris Buckles came in to pitch in the top of the 2nd with the bases loaded and one out and never looked back. The senior reliever ended up going the rest of the way, striking out eight while only surrendering one run as North Country came back from an early 5-0 deficit to beat St. J on Saturday. Jason Hatin was 4-4 with 2 doubles, and Tom Blake was 3-4 for the Falcons.