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Home Runs Lead Lake George Over Hoosic Valley in Softball Opener
It may have been just the season opener, but the Lake George softball team bats looked like they were in mid-season form. The Warriors clobbered four home runs as they cruised past Hoosic Valley 18-0 in a non-league contest at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Glens Falls. The game was shortened to five innings by the run rule.
Olivia Gates, Shannon Starratt, Makena Barber and Mollie Johnson connected for homers as Lake George pounded out 18 hits in the victory.
The Warriors scored five runs in the first, five more in the second and eight in the third to make quick work of the Indians.
Starratt was 4 for 4 with a home run, two singles and four RBIs. Johnson was 4 for 4 with three RBIs, while Barber was 3 for 4.
Johnson is just an eighth and her home run was the first of her career.
Starratt and Barber combined of a no-hitter for Lake George, with Starratt picking up the win in the circle.
Lake George is 1-0 in the season. Hoosic Valley is 0-1.
Argyle Baseball Opens With Win
The Argyle baseball team opened their campaign in fine fashion, defeating Bishop Gibbons 7-2 in a non-league matchup.
The Scots scored all of their runs in two innings. Argyle scored three runs in the third inning and added four more in the sixth.
Argyle only had four hits, but it was enough to get the job done.
Carson Bartow earned the win on the bump, yielding only two hits and striking out five.
Ben Cuthbert had a triple and an RBI at the plate for the Scots. Bartow added a pair of hits and Nate Stanley had an RBI single.
Argyle is 1-0. Bishop Gibbons is 0-1.
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With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.