LATHAM Shaker opened its 2013 Suburban Council baseball season with a 13-3 victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Friday.
The Blue Bison cranked out 14 hits to pull away from the Spartans. Nick Gavin, Sean Egan, Ben Cassillo and Tyler Oppelt all had two hits for Shaker.
Gavin, who drove in four runs with his two singles, picked up the win on the pitcher's mound after allowing three runs on six hits and striking out seven batters in six innings of work.
Dan Nuzzi belted a two-run homer for Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.