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Burghers Edge Corinth in the Seventh
Granville's Lauren Bascom and Warrensburg's Kailey Bailey hooked up in a classic pitching duel, with the Burghers coming away with a 1-0 win in Adirondack League softball Monday at the Ken Burch Complex.
Warrensburg scored the only run of the contest in the top of the seventh. Zailey Baker walked for the Burghers. Kara Bacon reached on a fielder's choice. Then Kailey Bacon doubled to give her team a 1-0 lead. Warrensburg loaded the bases later in the inning but Granville shut the door.
Haylie Barber walked to lead off the bottom of the seventh for Granville, but Bacon closed out the game from there. The Burghers ended the game on a 6-4-3 double play.
Kailey Bacon spun a 3-hitter with seven strikeouts for the Burghers.
Kara Bacon also doubled for Warrensburg.
Bascom yielded seven hits and struckout 14.
Lilly Strout doubled for the Golden Horde.
Warrensburg moves to 5-3, 7-3. Granville is 5-2, 5-2.
HFE Baseball Takes Down Cards on Senior Night
It was Senior Night for a large group of seniors on the Hartford-Fort Edward baseball team, but they made their last apperance on Bob Wilkins Field a Memorable one. The TanaForts scored six runs over the final three innings to rally from a 2-0 deficit to top Fort Ann 6-2 in Adirondack League baseball.
Fort Ann led 1-0 after a run in the first and another in the fourth.
Hartford-Fort Edward two runs in the bottom of the fourth, one in the fifth and three in the sixth to pull away for the win.
Drake Stewart picked up the win on the bump, scattering five hits and striking out seven with no walks.
Bryce Tyler was 2 for 3 with a double for the TanaForts. Cole Gauthier was 2 for 3 and drove in two runs. Jimmy Lavin also drove in a pair of runs.
Dakota Winch tripled for Fort Ann. Ryan Blondin was 1 for 3 with an RBI.
Cullen Jackson struckout seven in five innings of work for the Cardinals.
Hartford-Fort Edward is 4-4, 5-5. Fort Ann is 4-4, 4-5.
Proctor Outlasts Green Mountain to Stay Unbeaten
Proctor stayed unbeaten via the long ball as they pulled away to defeat Green Mountain 18-10 in SVL softball played in Chester.
Jasmine Traverse, Laci French and Cadence Goodwin all went yard as the Phantoms erased a 6-3 deficit.
French connected for a three-run shot. Traverse hits a two-run jack.
Green Mountain took the lead back at 8-6 in the fourth, but Proctor answered with four in the fifth, two in the sixth and six in the seventh.
Jenna Davine had three hits and drove in a oair of runs for the Phantoms. Davine also came in to the circle in relief to baffle the Chieftains.
French finished with four hits. Goodwin had three hits and three RBIs. Maggie McKearin added a pair of hits.
Proctor is now 5-0.
Hadley-Luzerne Hands Lake George First Loss
Hadley-Luzerne exploded in the fifth inning on offense and went on to defeat Lake George 12-2 in Adirondack League baseball. It was the first loss of the season for the Warriors.
The game was tied 2-2 when the Eagles scored 10 runs in the fifth to pull away for the victory.
Tyler Plummer moved his mark to 4-0 on the season as he tossed a two-hitter and struckout four in five innings of work.
Plummer also had a pair of hits for the Eagles. Ryan Lott-Diamond was 2 for 3 with a triple and three RBIs. Cameron Plummer was 2 for 3 with a double. Evan Kadar was 1 for 2.
Brody McCabe and Angelo Bergman had hits for the Warriors.
Hadley-Luzerne is now 5-3, 6-3. Lake George is 8-1.
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With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.