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April 16, 2013

G-MU two-hits Franklin in softball

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Nine strikeouts and one walk accompanied Marissa Mehlrose’s two-hitter Monday as host Gilbertsville-Mount Upton defeated Franklin, 2-0, in a Tri-Valley League softball game.

“It’s a really good win,” G-MU coach Tina Cole said. “Defensively, it’s probably the best game I’ve seen us play.”

Neither side made an error. Franklin’s Jordan Beers and Marisa Cawley combined on a four-hitter.

The Raiders opened the scoring in the fourth. Whitney Gilbert walked. She advanced to third on a single by Katie Schultes and scored on a throwing error. G-MU made it 2-0 in the fifth, when Courtney Baker walked, went to second on a sacrifice by Lauren Hill and scored on a single to right by Kelsey Ross.

Of Mehlrose’s pitching, Cole said: “She placed the ball really well. She’s really working on moving the ball around and not putting it over the middle of the plate.”

The Raiders (2-1, 2-1) will host Morris on Wednesday.

G-MU 2, Franklin 0

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Jordan Beers (L), Marisa Cawley (5) and Marisa Cawley, Jordan Beers (5). Marissa Mehlrose (W) and Katie Schultes.

Cooperstown 15, MM 0

Ellen Vibbard’s grand slam highlighted a 12-run first inning as Cooperstown cruised to a Center State Conference victory at home.

Vibbard finished 2-for-3 with four RBIs and three runs for Cooperstown, which received four RBIs, two runs and two hits from Nicole Cring (triple).

Winning pitcher Cring struck out 16 and walked two in a one-hitter, giving up a single in the second inning.

Cooperstown (2-0, 1-0) visits Hamilton on Wednesday.

Cooperstown 15, MM 0

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Kayleigh Bryce (L), Kayla Aney (2) and Emily Barrett. Nicole Cring (W,1-0) and Erin Hascup. 2B: Christina Noto (C). 3B: Nicole Cring (C). HR: Ellen Vibbard (C).

Milford 3, Schenevus 2

Kaitlin VanWinkler struck out four and walked 10 in a three-hitter as Milford edged visiting Schenevus in the Tri-Valley League.

“We had a couple of double plays and threw out a runner at the plate,” Milford coach Jim Weir said.

Center fielder Dawn Pickwick got the outfield assist, throwing out Vicky Hubbard at home to end the third inning. With runners at the corners and two out in the seventh, Pickwick also caught Taylor Spranger’s deep flyball to right-center field to end the game.

Spranger struck out four, walked two and scattered seven hits for the Dragons, who scored in the first and fifth innings. Spranger gave up a run in the first and two in the third.

Gabby Skillen and Marina Steele (2-for-3) had RBIs in the third for the Wildcats (2-0, 2-0), who host Cherry Valley-Springfield today at Wilber Park in Milford.

Milford 3, Schenevus 2

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Taylor Spranger (L) and Stephanie Pepaj. Kaitlin VanWinkler (W,2-0) and Natasha Skillen.

RS 10, Morris 2

Kaity Richvalsky struck out 13 and walked six in a four-hitter, and went 4-for-4 in Richfield Springs’ Tri-Valley League road victory.

Madison Butler and Rebecca Smith had three and two hits, respectively, for the Indians.

Amanda Flint went 2-for-2 for Morris (2-3, 1-3), which will travel to Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Wednesday.

RS 10, Morris 2

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Kaity Richvalsky (W) and Emma Miner. Tessa Hitchcock (L), Liana Garry (7) and Kelsea Webster. 2B: Rebecca Smith (R), Madison Butler (R). 3B: Kaity Richvalsky (R).

Worcester 12, CV-S 1

Worcester’s Alyssa Branigan was 4-for-5 with two doubles to lead the Wolverines to a Tri-Valley League road win.

Cherry Valley-Springfield (2-3, 0-3) will play at Milford today.

Worcester 12, CV-S 1

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Monica Ridgeway (W) and Summer Rutty. Madeline Archer (L,0-3) and Jessica Carson.

2B: Summer Rutty (W), Alyssa Branigan (W) 2, Jillian Perrillo (W).

Edmeston 23, Laurens 1

Eighth-grader Catherine Johnson struck out 13 in a five-inning complete-game one-hitter to lead host Edmeston in the Tri-Valley League.

Laurens’ hit came from Jess Hadlock, who doubled in the fourth inning.

Sarah Lawrence’s 2-for-5 day included a two-run homer in the fourth inning. She finished with four RBIs. Sydney Smith went 3-for-5 for Edmeston (3-0, 3-0), which will host Cherry Valley-Springfield on Wednesday.

Edmeston 23, Laurens 1

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Megan Worden (L), Jess Hadlock (2) and Kayla Johnson. Catherine Johnson (W) and Sarah Lawrence. 2B: Jess Hadlock (L), Katlin Talbot (E), Sydney Smith (E), Sarah Lawrence (E), Catherine Johnson (E). HR: Sarah Lawrence (E).

Deposit 3, Unatego 1

Kate Tiffany hit an RBI triple and scored on an RBI single by Catherine Bush during a two-run seventh inning that lifted visiting Deposit in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

Morgan Westcott’s RBI single in the third inning gave Unatego a 1-0 lead.

Winning pitcher Justina Ellis and counterpart Michaela Kinsella threw four-hitters. Ellis had eight strikeouts and Kinsella finished with five strikeouts. Kinsella took a no-hitter into the sixth inning.

Unatego (0-3), which received two hits from Courtney Bullis, will travel to Gilbertsville-Mount Upton on Thursday.

Deposit 3, Unatego 1

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Justina Ellis (W) and Megan Faulkner. Michaela Kinsella (L) and Samantha Saunders. 3B _ Courtney Bullis (U), Kate Tiffany (D).

Afton 10, Greene 1

An Afton squad that returned all but one starter from last year’s squad received a four-hitter from Cassidy Phillips in its MAC victory.

Phillips struck out five and walked two, and went 2-for-3 with a double and a triple.

Ashley Rogalsky had three hits and three RBIs, and Payton Cutting contributed three hits and two RBIs for the Crimson Knights (2-0), who will travel to Sidney on Wednesday and then play at Hancock on Thursday.

Afton 10, Greene 1

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Morgan Hurlburt (L) and Gabby Sherwood. Cassidy Phillips (W) and Bailey Sherman. 2B: Ashley Rogalsky (A), Cassidy Phillips (A). 3B: Cassidy Phillips (A).

Sidney 9, UV 6

Kailyn Gravel struck out 12 and walked eight in a six-hitter as Sidney won a MAC game on the road.

Jolene Krom’s three-hit day included a home run for the Warriors, who received two doubles from Hannah Wood, a triple from Jenna McDonald and two singles from Kelsey Decker.

Losing pitcher Brittney Tuttle struck out 10 and walked one but gave up 13 hits.

Jennifer Elliot had two hits for the Storm (0-3), who host a non-league game today against Waterville.

Sidney 9, UV 6

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Kailyn Gravel (W) and Kelsey Decker. Brittney Tuttle (L) and Jordan Anderson. 2B: Hannah Wood (S) 2, Vicki Sickler (S), Mikayla Wakeman (S), Megan Smith (U). 3B: Jenna McDonald (S). HR: Jolene Krom (S).

Hancock 3, B-G 1

Bainbridge-Guilford’s Taylor Palmatier struck out 11 and walked two as the Bobcats lost a home game in the Midstate Athletic Conference.

B-G (1-2, 1-2) will play at Deposit on Wednesday.

Hancock catcher Cait Wormuth hit a home run to center in the third inning.

Hancock 3, B-G 1

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Lea Newman (W) and Cait Wormuth. Taylor Palmatier (L) and Megan Ferrara. 2B: Kayla Barringer (H). HR: Cait Wormuth (H).

Oxford 13, Walton 1

Cortney Miller’s single in the sixth inning represented Walton’s lone hit in a MAC loss at home.

Oxford 13, Walton 1

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L. Parks (W) and R. Benedict. Dannielle Castro (L), Tamara McDonald (6) and Maggie Kuebler, Morgan McAdams (5).

Gilboa 12, Windham 0

Allison McGuire struck out seven over five innings and combined with Skylie Roberts on a one-hitter to lead visiting Gilboa in the Delaware League.

Samantha Simpfenderfer’s single to right in the fourth inning represented Windham’s lone hit.

Sara Coons had three hits, and Shelby Oliver and Jana Traver had two hits apiece for Gilboa.

Windham (2-1, 0-1) will travel to Downsville today.

Gilboa 12, Windham 0

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Allison McGuire (W), Skylie Roberts (6) and Shelby Oliver. Susannah Simpfenderfer (L), Jangmu Sherpa (5) and Jane Rion, Kali Drum (5). 2B: Brooke Koerner (G).

Roxbury 20, SK 3

Cristina Chiarappa went 5-for-5, hit for the cycle and had five RBIs for visiting Roxbury, which cruised to victory in the Delaware League.

Chiarappa led off the game with a home run.

Winning pitcher Shannon Sprague and Kennedy Faraci had two hits apiece. Sprague struck out 10 and walked none over four innings.

Savannah Hobbie doubled for South Kortright (0-2, 0-1), which will travel to Jefferson on Wednesday.

Roxbury 20, SK 3

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Kendal Sprague (W), S. Mattice (5) and Cristina Chiarappa. MacKenzie Smith (L) and Kelsey Little. 2B _ Cristina Chiarappa (Rox), Savannah Hobbie (S). 3B: Cristina Chiarappa (R). HR: Cristina Chiarappa (R).

Downsville 7, H-T 1

Kaileen Townsend threw a two-hitter and homered to left-center in the fourth inning to lead visiting Downsville in the Delaware League.

Townsend struck out seven and walked three. Her home run gave the Eagles a 2-0 lead.

Samantha Dibbell had six strikeouts for Hunter-Tannersville (0-3, 0-1), which will travel to Gilboa today.

Downsville 7, H-T 1

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Kaileen Townsend (W) and Ashley Fuller. Samantha Dibbell (L), Kaitlyn Jaeger (7) and Sarah Murin. HR: Kaileen Townsend (D).

Davenport 25, Jefferson 6

Jenna Lutz struck out eight and went 3-for-4 in Davenport’s Delaware League road victory.

Emily Whipple hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, and Sam Maidens had two hits and two RBIs for the Wildcats (2-1, 2-0), who will visit Roxbury on Friday.

Elissa Starheim had three hits for Jefferson.

Davenport 25, Jefferson 6

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Jenna Lutz (W) and Megan Keil. Shiann Bellinger (L) and Shania Speenburgh. 3B: Shania Speenburgh (J). HR: Emily Whipple (D).

Margaretville 25, Stamford 9

Rachel Mathiesen an Kellsey Buerge each homered for Margaretville, which won at home in the Delaware League.

Buerge’s three-run shot came in the fourth inning. She was 2-for-5 with four RBIs.

Mathiesen, who had seven strikeouts in a three-hitter, hit a fifth inning grand slam and drove in six.

Margaretville (2-2, 0-2) will host Roxbury today.

Margaretville 25, Stamford 9

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Lizzy Smith (L), Vesta (5) and Melanie Petrone. Rachel Mathiesen (W,2-2) and Tess Svoboda. 2B: Tess Svoboda (M) Rachel Mathiesen (M), Kellsey Buerge (M), Katie Balura (S). HR: Kellsey Buerge (M), Rachel Mathiesen (M)