Freshman Maria Noto threw a no-hitter that included 15 strikeouts and no walks as Cooperstown defeated visiting Sauquoit Valley, 7-2, in a non-league softball game Wednesday.
‘‘Noto didn’t throw a single fastball,’’ Cooperstown coach Dave Bliss said. ‘‘She was throwing a lot of curves and screwballs.
Cooperstown honored Brianna Palmatier, Catherine Borgstrom, Ellen Vibbard, and Maggie Hall on Senior Day.
Vibbard had two hits and three RBIs. Her RBI single in the second inning tied the score at 1 and she also had a two-run single during Cooperstown’s five-run sixth inning.
Sauquoit Valley’s first run came in the second inning as Shania Taylor was hit by a pitch and stole second before scoring on a passed ball.
Cooperstown committed two errors in the fourth inning as Maria Orsino reached base on an error, stole second and third then scored on the other error to give SV a 2-1 lead.
Borgstrom hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to tie the score at 2.
Hall went 2-for-3 and had two runs for Cooperstown (13-3, 7-3), which will play in the Mudville Tournament on Saturday. Cooperstown will New Lisbon at 2:30 p.m. and Moriah at 5.
Deposit 10, Harpursville 2
Kassi Cook went 3-for-4 and had three RBIs to lead fifth-seeded Depsoit to victory in the Midstate Athletic Conference 5-8 tournament final.
Shelby Pettersen contributed a two-run double and Cook hit an RBI double in the third inning as Deposit took a 6-0 lead.
Deposit (12-5, 6-4) will next play in the Section Four Class D tournament.
Milford 10, G-MU 0
Serena Chase struck out six and walked one in a 92-pitch five-hitter to lead host Milford to a Tri-Valley League victory.
“The defense played great behind her, she hit spots and it was pretty good,” Milford coach Jim Weir said.
Kaley Chase hit an RBI single and Maddy Zenir had an RBI groundout as the Wildcats took a 2-0 lead in the first inning.