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April 30, 2013

Cring's HR keeps Coop. unbeaten

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Winning pitcher Nicole Cring struck out 11 and walked one in a three-hitter and hit a three-run homer to lift unbeaten Cooperstown to an 8-3 Center State Conference softball victory at Sauquoit Valley on Monday.

After Sauquoit Valley tied the score at 3 with three runs in the top of the sixth inning, Cooperstown answered with five runs in the bottom of the inning. Cring’s three-run homer highlighted the inning.

Alexis Duda finished 4-for-4 with two RBIs, and Maggie Hall scored three runs for Cooperstown (9-0, 6-0), which will play at Mount Markham on Wednesday.

Cooperstown 8, Sauquoit Valley 3

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Shania Taylor (L) and Morgan Talma. Nicole Cring (W) and Erin Hascup. HR: Nicole Cring (Coop).

Morris 7, CV-S 5

Catcher Kelsea Webster’s three-run homer in the fourth inning helped visiting Morris to a win in the Tri-Valley League.

Teammates Kaylyn Oliver and Tessa Hitchcock scored two runs apiece for the Mustangs. Both were on base when Webster homered in the fourth to give Morris a 6-1 lead.

Cherry Valley-Springfield’s Maddie Archer doubled twice and finished with three RBIs. She hit a two-run double during the Patriots’ four-run fifth inning that ended with CV-S trailing, 7-5.

Emma Gohdy contributed a double and an RBI for the Patriots (3-8, 1-7), who will play at Milford on Wednesday.

Morris 7, CV-S 5

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Tessa Hitchcock (W) and Kelsea Webster. Kylie Graham (L) and Jessica Carson. 2B: Amanda Flint (M), Maddie Archer (CV-S) 2, Emma Gohdy (CV-S). HR: Kelsea Webster (M).

Davenport 16, H-T 1

Melissa Sperry went 3-for-5 with three RBIs to lead host Davenport to a win in the Delaware League.

Winning pitcher Jenna Lutz struck out nine in a five-hitter and finished with two RBIs.

Teammate Emily Whipple went 2-for-4, including a double, triple and two RBIs for the Wildcats, who also received two triples from Bailee Hymers.

Heather Murin paced Hunter-Tannersville with two hits.

Davenport (4-3, 4-2) will play a non-league game at Unatego on Thursday.

Davenport 16, H-T 1

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Kaitlyn Jaeger, Heather Murin (4) and Sarah Murin. Jenna Lutz (W) and Megan Keil. 2B: Emily Whipple (D) 3B: Emily Whipple (D), Bailee Hymers (D) 2.

Afton 5, Unatego 1

Payton Cutting struck out 14 and Ashley Rogalski doubled in Afton’s Midstate Athletic Conference win at home.

Hannah Bohacek doubled and Bailey Jordan went 2-for-3, including a double and an RBI, for the Spartans (0-9, 0-8), who will travel to Unadilla Valley on Wednesday.

Afton 5, Unatego 1

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Payton Cutting (W) and Bailey Sherman. Michaela Kinsella (L) and Samantha Saunders. 2B: Hannah Bohacek (U), Bailey Jordan (U), Ashley Rogalski (A).

Margaretville 18, SK 16

Cora Bruno went 3-for-4 and Kelsey Buerge contributed a home run and a single in Margaretville’s Delaware League home victory.

Chauntaul Dunckle went 3-for-4 and Kelsey Little finished 2-for-3 for South Kortright, which received a home run from Lexi DuBois.

Margaretville (5-4, 4-1) plays at home against Roxbury today.

Margaretville 18, South Kortright 16

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Mackenzie Smith (L) and Kelsey Little. Rachel Mathiesen (W) and Tess Svoboda. 2B: Savannah Hobbie (S), Chauntaul Dunckle (S). 3B: Kayla Craft (S). HR: Lexi DuBois (S), Kelsey Buerge (M).

Gilboa 9, Downsville 1

Shelby Oliver went 2-for-4 and winning pitcher Allison McGuire went 2-for-2 with two RBIs to lead host Gilboa in the Delaware League.

Kim Dusseldorp went 2-for-3 for the Eagles.

Oliver and Sinzia Reese each tripled for the Wildcats (9-1, 6-0), who will play a non-league game at South Kortright today.

Gilboa 9, Downsville 1

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Kaileen Townsend (L) and Ashley Fuller. Allison McGuire (W) and Shelby Oliver. 3B: Shelby Oliver (G), Sinzia Reese (G).

Sidney 6, Oxford 5

Pinch-runner Hayley Adams scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eight inning to lift host Sidney to a Midstate Athletic Conference win.

The Warriors (5-4, 5-3) scored twice in the bottom of the eighth. After a single by Hannah Wood, Adams came into run. Adams then reached third on a bunt single by Kelsey Decker before scoring the winning run.

Wood finished 3-for-5 and Mekayla Wakeman went 2-for-4 for Sidney, which will travel to Harpursville on Wednesday.

Sidney 6, Oxford 5

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Lauren Parks, Megan Golden (L,6) and Rheia Benedict. Kailyn Gravel (W) and Kelsey Decker. 2B: Mekayla Wakeman (S).