Heuvelton, Lisbon, Hammond and Morristown all earned NAC West Division Softball wins on Wednesday. The Bulldogs maintain their unbeaten NAC West record at 13-0 denying Edwards-Knox 13-2. Lisbon used a pair of seventh inning runs to edge Clifton-Fine 5-4 improving to 10-3. Hammondtopped Hermon-DeKalb 9-3 looking to improve its playoff seed with 9-4 mark. Morristown seeking to gain a top eight berth in the playoffs improved to 3-11 with an 18-3 win over Harrisville.
Heuvelton 13, E-K 2: Five runs in the first and fifth inning lifted the 13-0, 15-2 Bulldogs past the visiting Cougars (6-5, 8-6) as Logan Tallman stroked three singles and Alexis Sawyer connected for a double and a single. Shelby Williams, Abbey Basford andRachel and Hannah Thornhill stroked two singles each in the win and Alexis Weidner struck out seven in a complete game.
Dakota Bacon and Makayla Bacon singled for E-K.
Morristown 18, Harrisville 3: Taylor Piercey tossed a complete game, five strikeout, four walk, one hitter for Morristown (3-11) as the Rockets played almost perfect in the win against the Pirates (5-7, 5-9).
We played our best defensive game of the season tonight. We didnt get a lot of hits but we did well on defense, said MCS coach Danielle Folino.
Jenna Soper broke the no-hit bid in the sixth inning for Harrisville.
Erica Fishel smacked a triple and a singe and Piercey, Margret Troiano, Hailey Whitmarsh, Sam Green and Mackenzie Barse all hit safely.
Hammond 9, Hermon-DeKalb 4: Mikayla Horton supplied a complete game six-hitter striking out four batters and allowing three walks for the 9-4 Devils who were also helped by two double-plays at Hermon-DeKalb (2-11, 3-12).
Horton supplied two singles and drove in two runs while Alyssa Crosby smacked a double and had two RBIs. Emily Bush, Taylor Bowman, Gabby Marshall and Lopez each singled once.
Lisbon 5, Clifton-Fine 4: Sam Gladle singled home Gabby Walker who singled for the tying run and Gladle scored on a passed ball with one out in the seventh for the game-winner as Lisbon improved to 10-3 over the visiting Eagles (2-11).
Gladle and Natalia Pitts each singled twice for Lisbon while Alyshia Murray lined a double and picked up the win in relief of Morgan Baldock. Baldock fanned three batters and allowed four hits and two hits in three innings. Murray fanned four batters and allowed two hits and one walk in four innings and benefited by a run-saving catch in leftfield by senior Alison Mitchell.
Ali Hitchman supplied two singles for Clifton-Fine. Kristen Meek, Delaney Kerr, Morgan Peabody and Alison Rust each singled.
M-W 22, Potsdam 8: Desiree Pryce stroked a double and a single while Brittanie Dawley added a single for M-W. Blair Cryderman fanned eight and walked three allowing six hits pitching the victory.
Erica Mason stroked a double and a single for Potsdam. Sierra Damon added a double while Kelsey Green, Jordan Emerson, and Megan Oney each singled.
Malone 3, Canton 1: In Canton, the Lady Bears scored an unearned run in their first at-bat but a two-out, two-run triple by Morgan Fountain in the top of the second would be all the scoring the Huskies would need for the win.
Alissa McCauley went the distance to earn the win, striking out nine and walking three while limiting the Lady Bears to a fifth-inning single by Jamie DiSalvo. Emma Rexford had 11 strikeouts and four walks while giving up five hits for Canton. Fountain anchored the Malone offense going 2-3 with two triples.
Kate Christy reached on an error, stole second and advanced to third on a passed ball before scoring in front of a groundball out by Rexford to account for the lone Canton run.
Chateaugay 19-6, SRF 0-5: Courtney Boyea fired a one-hitter in the opener and Abby Barnes and Felicity Niles paced the 10-hit Chateaugay attack with two hits each. opener. Young started for the Bulldogs and picked up the win Boyea relieving in the bottom of the fifth inning of the second game. Hannah Cook and Barnes led the CCS girls in the second game with two hits each as Niles continued to swing a hot bat with a single and triple.