Sabers hang on to beat Norwich, 4-2

Softball

Susquehanna Valley 4, Norwich 2

CONKLIN – Susquehanna Valley encountered much more resistance from Norwich Thursday in defeating the Purple for the second time this week.

C.C. Clifford, who had a grand slam in Monday’s win over NHS, had two RBI and one run scored, and Michaela Haskell’s two-run single in the fourth was the margin of victory. “We had that one bad inning the last time we played them, and this time we avoided it,” said Norwich coach Scott Moore. “We had our chances today, and just couldn’t capitalize.”



Norwich (3-9) scored both of its runs in the sixth. After Kassidy Seary and Hannah Eddy singled, Gabby Mirabito stroked a two-run single to right field.

Eddy finished 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Norwich, who host Windsor today.

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Sophie Pappas (W) and Erika Harder. Hannah Eddy (L) and Jordan Sanford. Doubles: (SV) Hannah Haskell.

Harpursville 9, Unadilla Valley 5

NEW BERLIN – Harpursville combined three hits with two errors in the fourth inning to mount a six-run rally in Thursday's victory at Unadilla Valley.

Mackenzie Havens, Abbie Livermore, and Erika Whitney had two hits apiece for the Hornets, and Whitney closed out the game pitching two strong innings to preserve the win for Havens.

Blaize Kolvik doubled twice in a 3-for-4 day finishing with two RBI to lead the Storm. Skyler Bard also had two RBI.

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Jackie Smith (L) and Blaize Kolvik. MacKenzie Havens (W), Erika Whitney (6) and Whitney, Havens (6). Doubles: (UV) Blaize Kolvik (2), Jackie Smith. (H) Whitney.

Bainbridge-Guilford 24, Greene 5

GREENE – Bainbridge-Guilford used small ball in the second inning to put nine runs on the board in Thursday's win at Greene (5-5).

"We started out up 4-1 after the first inning, but we could not defend the bunt in the top of the second," said Greene coach Rick Smith, who added that his team made five of its seven errors during the inning.


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