It was one of those not-only days for Roxbury's softball team Monday.

 Not only did the Rockets brave the cold, wet conditions in a 16-1 Delaware League victory over visiting Gilboa; not only did they bounce back from their first loss of the season _ a 12-0 setback to Hancock on Saturday; and not only did they avenge a 12-11 loss to Gilboa last season that all but clinched the Mountain Division title for the Wildcats, but they also received another no-hitter from Brittany Keator.

Senior Keator struck out 10 and walked none in a game shortened to five innings because of the mercy rule.

Keator threw a perfect game Thursday in Roxbury's 15-0 victory over Stamford.

"Gilboa beat us for the championship at Gilboa in the bottom of the seventh with the bases loaded last season and we're the only two unbeatens left on our side (this season)," Roxbury coach Jane Ware said. "My kids wanted this one."

As for the field conditions, Ware said: "It was in great shape. The grass was a little damp and that's why we had a couple of throwing errors. You really

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had to grip the ball and make sure of your throws."

Keator, Shannon Sprague, Kennedy Faraci and Cristina Chiarappa had hits during an eight-run first inning that also included three Gilboa errors and four walks.

Sprague finished 3-for-4, and Faraci and Chiarappa had two hits apiece. Faraci also had four RBIs and scored three times.

The Rockets (8-1, 5-0) travel to Jefferson on Thursday.

Roxbury 16, Gilboa 1

Gilboa     000 10 _ 1 0 6

Roxbury     800 71 _ 16 11 3

Allie McGuire (L) and Shelby Oliver. Brittany Keator (W) and Cristina Chiarappa.

Davenport 25, Stamford 18

Brittani Pietrefesa went 2-for-3, including a three-run homer to left in the second inning, to lead Davenport to a Delaware League victory at home.

Sam Maidens contributed three hits and four runs for Davenport, which led, 18-17, before scoring seven times in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Diedra Hill had two hits and scored four times for Stamford.

"There were very muddy conditions," Davenport coach Cheryl Butler said. "All the pitchers did well and all the catchers did well in tough conditions."

Davenport (3-3, 2-3) travels to Jefferson on Wednesday for a non-league game.

Davenport 25, Stamford 18

Stamford     411 416 1 _ 18 10 9

Davenport     561 337 x _ 25 13 7

Shyanne Roberts (L), Melanie Petrone (1), Liz Smith (3), Melanie Petrone (5) and Diedra Hill. Jenna Lutz (W) and Ashley Yearsley. 3B _ Emily Whipple (D). HR _ Brittani Pietrefesa (D).

Schenevus 17, Morris 2

Amy Weber and Jessica Kruh led off the bottom of the first inning with back-to-back doubles, setting the pace for host Schenevus, which coasted to a win in the Tri-Valley League.

Taylor Spranger pitched a three-hitter for the Indians, improving to 4-1, and hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning.

Spranger's batterymate, Maura Harrington, and Sierra Bentley had four hits apiece.

Kruh drove in three runs and scored three more for the Indians (5-3, 4-1), who host Worcester on Wednesday.

Schenevus 17, Morris 2

Morris     020 000 _ 2 3 6

Schenevus     263 024 _ 17 16 2

Tessa Hitchcock (L) and Kelsea Webster. Taylor Spranger (W,4-1) and Maura Harrington. 2B _ Haley Wist (M), Amy Weber (S), Jessica Kruh (S), Maura Harrington (S) 2. 3B _ Sierra Bentley (S) HR _ Taylor Spranger (S).


Stamford 8, Davenport 7

In an 11-inning game completed under the lights at Stamford, the Indians' Erik Ehrhart did his best Rickey Henderson imitation, scoring four runs and stealing seven bases in the Delaware League game.

Ehrhart scored the tying runs in the seventh and ninth innings, along with the winning run in the 11th.

He singled to lead off the 11th, stole second and third and scored on catcher Cody Wamsley's throwing error that sailed over the third baseman's head.

Trailing, 7-6, in the ninth, Ehrhart led off with a single, stole second and third and scored on a passed ball.

He forced extra innings in the seventh. He led off with a single, and stole second and third. With runners on second and third and one out, James Vlankis hit a fly to center.

"(The center fielder) made a diving catch and slid for awhile because the grass was wet," said Stamford coach Mike Faulkner, who added he didn't know who was playing center for Davenport in the seventh inning.

Ehrhart tagged from third and scored the tying run. Geoff Mattice, the runner at second, apparently thought the ball wasn't caught and took off. He was doubled off of second, but Ehrhart scored before the out was made at second.

In the bottom of the eighth, Stamford had runners at second and third, and two outs, when Davenport first baseman made a diving over-the-shoulder catch in shallow right to prolong the game.

Ehrhart also earned the pitching victory, allowing no runs over 2 1/3 innings.

Stamford (4-4, 3-2), which received a home run and a double from Greg Mattice, hosts Gilboa on Thursday.

Stamford 8, Davenport 7

Davenport     200 040 001 00 _ 7 5 4

Stamford     000 311 101 01 _ 8 6 4

Jay Davi, Troy Palmer (5), Chris Yearsley (8,L) and Cody Wamsley. Matt Anderson, Erik Ehrhart (9,W) and Greg Keating. 2B _ Greg Mattice (S). 3B _ Chris Yearsley (D). HR _ Greg Mattice (S).

SK 5, Downsville 2

Mike Kaufman hit an RBI single in the first inning and Griff Metzko's squeeze bunt scored Ryan Sluiter in the second inning as host South Kortright won a Delaware League game shortened to five innings because of field conditions.

"The field was playable, but it deteriorated at the end," SK coach Bob VanValkenburgh said. "It rained throughout and it was cold."

The Rams took a 3-1 lead in the second inning, when Sluiter walked, stole second went to third on a passed ball and scored on Metzko's bunt to the first-base side.

Cody Stinson improved to 3-0. He struck out seven over four innings and combined with Trevor Holdridge on a one-hitter.

Josh Ahearn and Karl O'Dell combined on a two-hitter for Downsville. Ahearn struck out seven over three innings.

SK (5-1, 4-0) hosts Hunter-Tannersville on Thursday.

SK 5, Downsville 2

Downsville     010 01 _ 2 2 2

South Kortright     212 0x _ 5 1 0

Josh Ahearn (L), Karl O'Dell (4) and Dylan Fisk. Cody Stinson (W,3-0), Trevor Holdridge (5) and Ryan Sluiter.

Schenevus 13, Morris 5

Eighth-grader Adam Kruh went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Robert Burton and Taylor Roseboom also had three hits apiece to lead host Schenevus to a Tri-Valley League victory.

Dave Vosatka contributed two hits for Dragons, who scored six times in the second inning to take a 6-1 lead.

Winning pitcher Burton struck out 11 and walked five in a five-hitter.

"Both teams did a fairly good job of fielding considering the conditions," Schenevus coach Jim Huntington said. "Both made some nice plays. Like I said, I had to keep changing baseballs. It could have been worse, I guess ... but not much."

Aaron Mitchell had two hits for Morris.

Schenevus (3-3, 2-3) hosts Worcester on Wednesday.

Schenevus 13, Morris 5

Morris     100 121 0 _ 5 5 5

Schenevus     062 005 x _ 13 13 4

Kerry Smith (L), Andrew Dougherty (5) and Matt Morlock. Robert Burton (W) and Jacob Darling. 2B _ Robert Burton (S), Taylor Roseboom (S), Adam Kruh (S). 3B _ Matt Morlock (M).


at Cherry Valley-Springfield

Dustin Collins' two-victory day included a 40-foot, 2-inch performance in the triple jump to lead Cherry Valley-Springfield's boys to a 113-19 Tri-Valley League victory over Davenport/South Kortright.

Collins also cleared 5-0 to win the high jump.

Isiah Montgomery contributed victories in the 100 meters (11.7 seconds) and the 200 (24.7), along with helping the Patriots' 400 and 1,600 relay teams to wins.

Alex Rogers won the 800 (2:22.0) and the 1,600 (5:13.0) for D/SK.

The Patriots' girls won, 88-36.

Ksenia Hanlon led the way with wins in the 100 (13.8), the 400 (1:06.5), the long jump (14-1) and the high jump (4-4).

Roberta Zaccagnino had a pair of wins for CV-S. She placed first in the 400 hurdles (1:18.5) and the triple jump (27-8 1/2).

D/SK's Sarah Haight won the 100 hurdles (18.2) and anchored the winning 400 relay team.

The Patriots will compete in the Tri-Valley League Relays on Friday at Edmeston.

at Cherry Valley-Springfield

Boys team scores: Cherry Valley-Springfield 113, Davenport/South Kortright 19

100 meters: Isiah Montgomery (C) 11.7. 200: Isiah Montgomery (C) 24.7. 400: Ben Drugatz (C) 56.6. 800: Alex Rogers (D) 2:22.0. 1,600: Alex Rogers (D) 5:13.0. 3,200: Elijah Lyon (C) 12:13.0. 110 hurdles: Hunter Cox (C) 20.9. 400 hurdles: Ty Magnin (D) 1:07.9. 400 relay: CV-S (Noah Russo, Ben Campbell, Justin Monahan, Isiah Montgomery) 50.0. 1,600 relay: CV-S (Jake Spencer, Kyle Jaquay, Isiah Montgomery, Ben Drugatz) 4:05.5. 3,200 relay: CV-S (Kyle Jaquay, Jake Spencer, Andrew Spencer, Kevin Doubleday) 9:50.0. Long jump: Justin Monahan (C) 16-2. Triple jump: Dustin Collins (C) 40-2 1/2. High jump: Dustin Collins (C) 5-0. Shot put: Andrew Winters (C) 33-3 1/2. Discus: Ben Campbell (C) 97-9.

Girls team scores: Cherry Valley-Springfield 88, Davenport/SK 36.

100 meters: Ksenia Hanlon (C) 13.8. 200: Jane Auld (C) 33.4. 400: Ksenia Hanlon (C) 1:06.5. 800: Mary Auld (C) 3:02.0. 1,500: Olivia Preston (C) 6:22.0. 3,000: Olivia Preston (C) 15:27.0. 100 hurdles: Sarah Haight (D) 18.2. 400 hurdles: Roberta Zaccagnino (C) 1:18.5. 400 relay: D/SK (Ashley Warycha, Katlyn Stinson, Kassie Jeffers, Sarah Haight) 1:01.2. 1,600 relay: CV-S (Mary Auld, Hannah Lamouret, Anna Woodworth, Lauren Loucks) 5:08.9. 3,200 relay: CV-S (Mary Auld, Olivia Preston, Lauren Loucks, Zane Ashford) 13:30.0. Long jump: Ksenia Hanlon (C) 14-1. Triple jump: Roberta Zaccagnino (C) 27-8 1/2. High jump: Ksenia Hanlon (C) 4-4. Shot put: Emily May (C) 22-4 1/2. Discus: Cali Lutz (D) 60-8 1/2.

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