Border Country Sports Blog-May 8th
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.
Proctor Stays Unbeaten with Win Over Poultney
The Proctor softball team stayed unbeaten on the season as they fought off a determined Poultney team Saturday in Poultney.
Cadence Goodwin earned the win in the circle for the Phantoms, going the distance.
Rhi Lubaszewski led the doubles with three hits including a double. , Laci French had two hits with a double. Dez Traverse also contributed a pair of hits.
Kaitlyn DeBonis nailed a grand slam home run over the fence for the Blue Devils.
Proctor is now 6-0. Poultney is 4-4.
Poultney Defeats Proctor in Five Innings
The Poultney baseball team is a young team on the rise. Saturday the Blue Devils fashioned one of their best performance of the season under first-year coach Brian DeBonis as they defeated Proctor 12-2 in a game halted after five innings due to the Mercy Rule.
Proctor jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first but it was all Poultney after that.
The Blue Devils all but put this one away early as they scored nine runs in the second inning.
Craig Baptie earned the win on the bump, scattering five hits and striking out seven.
Baptie also had a nice day at the plate, driving in a pair of runs on two hits.
Jayden Mead was 3 for 3 for the Blue Devils.
Jake Patch had an RBI double for Proctor.
Hartford-Fort Edward Takes Down Cougars With Big Sixth
Hartford-Fort Edward put together a big sixth inning to rally past North Warren 6-3 in a non-league matchup between Adirondack League foes.
Hartford-Fort Edward trailed 3-2 heading to the sixth, but scored six times in the frame to nab the victory.
Reagan Gebo earned her first career win in the circle, spinning a three-hitter with six strike outs.
Ava Nadeau doubled and drove in two runs for Hartford-Fort Edward. Natalie Durkee doubled and drove in a run.
Nicole Buckman was 2 for 3 with a triple for the Cougars.
Hartford is now 2-8, 3-9 on the season.
Granville and Cambridge Split Softball Doubleheader
Granville and Cambridge split a non-league softball doubleheader on Saturday with Cambridge winning the first game and the Golden Horde game two.
In game one Cambridge scored a run in the first and three in the third to lead 4-0.
Granville plated a run in the fourth and two in the fifth to pull within 4-3.
Cambridge put the game away with three runs in the top of the seventh.
Lauren Archambeault picked up the pitching win, giving up just six hits and strikng out 10.
Rachel Beaver pitched well for Granville, yielding just four hits with eight strike outs.
Melody Schinski and Lauren Bascom had two hits each for the Golden Horde. Melissa Beaver and Hannah Ingleston doubled.
Cambridge moved to 4-12 with the win. Granville fell to 5-4.
In game two Granville bounced back with an 8-1 win to gain the split.
Lauren Bascom pitched game two for the Golden Horde, tossing a 3-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Reagan Swain was 3 for 4 with two doubles for Granville. Bascom and Megan Decker added two hits each for Granville.
Granville improved to 6-4 on the season. Cambridge is 4-13.
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With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.
Photo Credit: Brooke DeBonis