S-E stages late rally; beats Sauquoit Valley for first time

Softball

S-E 9, Sauquoit Valley 8 (9 innings)

SHERBURNE – Sherburne-Earlville staged a seventh-inning rally to force extra innings, and scored in the bottom of the ninth for its first win over Sauquoit Valley since joining the Center State Conference five years ago.

“This is a great win for us against a tough division opponent,” said S-E coach Scott Fitzpatrick, who added that Sauquoit Valley along with Canastota have been measuring sticks for their league.

Katie Graham and Dana Hodge singled to start the seventh, and Sam Crandall walked to load the bases. Back-to-back RBI groundouts by Megan Record and Bree Neisinger pulled S-E within one, and Crandall scored on a passed ball.

Hodge scored the game-winner in the ninth on a infield grounder.



Hodge led her club with three hits, while Kate Fitzpatrick, Graham and Lindsay Hodges had two hits apiece. Record and Fitzpatrick led with two ribbies.

S-E (4-3) plays Mt. Markham today.

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Lindsay Hodges (W) and Dee Holden. Julia Boylan, Alicia Citriniti (7), Carina DeSimone (7) and Heather Riker. Doubles: (SV) Abby Toukatly, (SE) Heather Barley, Kate Fitzpatrick, Dana Hodge. Triples: (SE) Lindsay Hodges.

Greene 4, Unadilla Valley 2

Greene 9, Unadilla Valley 7

GREENE – Greene swept a doubleheader from Unadilla Valley Wednesday night to extend its winning streak to six games, while also staying just one game out of first place in MAC play behind Unatego.

Megan Boeltz had two hits in the opener for Greene including a solo homer in the fifth.

Emily Sugar broke up Greene pitcher Megan McDermott’s no-hitter with a single in the sixth.

In the latter contest, Sara Ostrander had two hits and two RBI, and Beth Ludwig supported her own pitching effort wth two hits and two runs scored. “Our bats came alive in that second game, but unfortunately our defense went down in that game,” said Greene coach Rick Smith.

The Trojans (6-1, 8-3) play at Unatego Friday.

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Megan McDermott (W) and Haley McLaren. Kristen Elliott (L) and Sakura Gysin. HR: (G) Megan Boeltz.

Greene 9, UV 7

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Beth Ludwig (W) and Haley McLaren. Breann White (L) and Sakura Gysin. Doubles: (G) Sara Ostrander.

Deposit 16, Oxford 4

DEPOSIT – Oxford compounded its woes with fielding errors on top of Deposit hits in matching its season-high 11 errors Wednesday.

Lindsay Wagner had three hits including two triples, and Melissa Martin went 4-for-5 with two RBI for Deposit.

Marlena Frank had two hits for Oxford.

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Melissa Martin (W) and Chelsea Russell. Vanessa Pierson (L), Patti Dalglish (2) and Marlena Frank, Alyshia Crawford (2). Doubles: (D) Emily Cecere, Brittany Stanton. Triples: (D) Lindsay Wagner (2).

CV-Springfield 26, G-MU 22

CHERRY VALLEY – Cherry Valley-Springfield won a slugfest against G-MU, and took advantage of the Raiders’ seven errors to pull out the close win.

Ashlea Osborne and Kirsten Gonzalez had 4-for-6 days at the plate for G-MU, and senior Brandy Welch hit a home run.


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