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April 2, 2014

Richfield Springs softball prevails in double no-hitter


Schenevus softball coach Rob Spranger saw something different Tuesday.

Spranger watched as Richfield Springs’ Kaity Richvalsky, and the Dragons tandem of Dani Tefft and Sarah Mellor threw no-hitters in the Indians’ 6-0 Tri-Valley League victory.

It marked the season-opener for both teams.

‘‘I have never been a part of a no-hitter by both teams,’’ Spranger said.

RS benefitted from seven walks in the first 2 2/3 innings en route to scoring four runs.

Richvalsky struck out 11 and walked three. She also walked twice, had two steals and scored two runs.

Schenevus will host Hancock today.

RS 6, Schenevus 0

Richfield Springs 112 200 0 – 6 0 1

Schenevus 000 000 0 – 0 0 1

Kaity Richvalsky (W) and Emma Minor. Dani Tefft (2,L), Sarah Mellor (3) and Stephanie Pepaj.

BASEBALLMargaretville 7, SK 1

Sean Catori and Cooper Reither each had two-run doubles during a six-run sixth inning that lifted visiting Margaretville to a Delaware League victory in the season-opener for both teams.

Kyle Short struck out 14 over six innings, allowing three hits and two walks for the Blue Devils.

Dan Lutz hit two doubles for South Kortright, which will host Roxbury on Friday.

Margaretville 7, SK 1

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South Kortright 001 000 0 – 1 4 5

Kyle Short (W), Matt VanValkenburg (7) and Cooper Reither. Griff Metzko, Tom Newman (5,L), Sky German (6), Ty Lamport (7) and Dan Lutz, Ed Newman (7). 2B: Dan Lutz (S) 2, Ty Matier (M).

Schenevus 13, RS 2

Robert Burton and Zach Schallert combined on a three-hitter, and David Vosatka scored three times and stole four bases to lead host Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League.

It marked the season-opener for both teams.

Burton struck out 10 and walked two over five innings. He allowed two hits.

Jacob Darling doubled and stole three bases for the Dragons, who will host Hancock today.

Tom Worobey had two hits for Richfield Springs.

Schenevus 13, RS 2

Richfield Springs 001 000 1 – 2 3 2

Schenevus 211 270 x – 13 11 0

Robert Burton (5,W), Zach Schallert (6) and Jacob Darling. Tom Worobey (4,L), Kevin Mower (5), Tom Price (6) and Stan Bobnick. 2B: Jacob Darling (S), Jordan Burton (S), Taylor Roseboom (S). 3B: Tyler Comino (S).

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