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April 11, 2014

Cooperstown freshman Noto strikes out 20 in 3-0 softball loss

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Freshman pitcher Maria Noto set a school record with 20 strikeouts Thursday, but Cooperstown lost a Center State Conference softball game, 3-0, to host Herkimer in eight innings.

Noto broke Ariel Smith’s 2005 record of 19 strikeouts.

Noto took a no-hitter into the eighth inning before Herkimer’s Lindsey Parise doubled in two runs.

‘‘The wind was a factor. There were no routine plays,’’ Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said of the weather for the rematch of the 2013 Section Three Class C championship game, which the Hawkeyes won, 2-1. ‘‘Her screwball was really working well, but the wind took her change-up away.”

Ginger Miller’s shoe-string catch in the fifth inning helped preserve Noto’s no-hit bid.

Jennifer Flynn, Maggie Hall and Alexie Tsouvas singled for the Hawkeyes (2-1, 1-1), who host Frankfort-Schuyler on April 21.

Oneonta 3, Owego 1

Brieanna Baker struck out 19 and walked one in a two-hitter as Oneonta won a road game in the Southern Tier Athletic Conference.

“She hit her spots,” OHS coach Randy Brockway said of Baker, who also went 2-for-4 with two runs. “She threw hard and her velocity was good. She kept putting them down.”

Batterymate Aiyana Roup went 2-for-3 for the Yellowjackets (2-0, 2-0), who took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Sarah Horne scored on a wild pitch and Baker came home on a bunt by Bekka Struble.

OHS hosts Seton Catholic Central today.

Sidney 17, UV 1

Kailyn Gravel struck out 12 and walked six in a one-hitter that lifted Sidney to a MAC victory at home.

Blaize Kolvik broke up Gravel’s no-hit bid on an infield single with one out in the fifth.

Connor Decker went 4-for-4 with four RBIs, a triple and a double for the Warriors (3-0, 3-0), who received two hits apiece from Hannah Wood (three runs), Kelsey Decker (three RBIs), Jolene Krom (two RBIs) and Mackensie Gravelin.

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