Greene's Hanrahan perfect in season debut

Girls’ Softball

Greene 14, Harpursville 0

GREENE – Greene and junior pitcher Rebecca Hanrahan made a perfect start to the 2011 season.

Hanrahan, a third-year varsity pitcher, tossed a perfect game in the Trojans’ season opener. She fanned 10, and was aided by fine defensive play. “I was a little concerned because we’ve been inside a lot, and it’s (the weather) been frustrating,” said Greene coach Rick Smith. “I was happy with the defensive plays we made, and we showed a lot of focus.”

Junior Taylor Ellis, who moved to New York from Florida before the start of the school year, made a big impact at the plate. She was 3-for-4 with three runs and three RBI. Ellis capped her day with a two-run triple in the sixth inning. Hanrahan helped her own cause with three hits, and Caitlin Willis also finished with three hits.

Score by innings R H E

Harp. 000 000 0 0 0 3

Gr. 200 057 x 14 16 0

Rebecca Hanrahan (W) and Brittany Youngs. Emily McElwain (L) and McKenzie Townsend. Triples: (G) Taylor Ellis.

Waterville 16, S-E 0

SHERBURNE – Sherburne-Earlville had no answer for Waterville’s bats on Thursday night.

Dylan Hodge went 4-for-6 for Waterville, and Katrina Jones had two hits – both doubles – driving in two runs for the victors. Jones also pitched a five-hit shutout.

“It was close early, but their batters got into a groove,” said S-E coach Michelle Parker. “We tried to get out of it by switching pitchers, but they were just pounding the ball and driving it into the outfield.”

Ashley Rundell had two hits for the Marauders, and pitchers Cori Bergeron and Destinie Holmquist combined for eight strikeouts.

S-E plays at Mount Markham Monday.

Score by innings

Wat. 014 164 0 16 13 3

S-E 000 000 0 0 5 5

Katrina Jones (W) and Loconte. Cori Bergeron (L), Destinie Holmquist (5), Bergeron (7) and Ashley Rundell. Doubles: (W) Jones 2, Paddock, Belfield

Morris 11, G-MU 10

MORRIS – Morris rallied for three runs in the last of the seventh to defeat G-MU Thursday.

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