Troy edges Canton; Clark throws perfect game, Wood hurls no-hitter.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | April 23, 2013 | Photo courtesy The Review


2013 Wellsboro vs. Athens SoftballCANTON - A big first inning by Troy was the difference in their 4-2 win over Canton in NTL softball crossover action Monday.

The Trojans scored all four runs in the first inning then held off the Warriors to pick up the win.

Kelsey Bristol led things off with a single into left field. The ball took a bad hop and got past the outfielder and Bristol turned it into an inside the park home run.

Then with two outs a Tiffani Mattocks double brought in Kaylah Stephani and Taylor Murray to make it 3-0. Kelly Bridgham followed by hitting Mattocks home to extend the lead to 4-0.

In the bottom half of the inning Canton's Makenzy Route hit an infield single then stole second. A Kellsy Ross single brought Route in to put the Warriors on the scoreboard.

Canton's other run came in the sixth as Ross hit a lead-off solo home run to make it 4-2.

Stephani (2-for-4) and Mattocks (2-for-3) had multiple hit games for the Trojans while Bristol, Faith Ceely, Murray, Bridgham and Taylor Johnston also had hits.

Kara Schucker scores the win with five strikeouts while allowing seven hits, no walks and two earned runs.

Ross went 3-for-3 adding a triple to go with her homerun to lead the Warriors. Chelsey Heatley notched a double while Route, Maggy Machmer and Emily Ambruch had the other hits.

Heatley had two strikeouts in the loss while allowing nine hits, two earned runs and two walks.

Wellsboro 7, Athens 3

WELLSBORO - The Hornets rallied to pick up the NTL softball crossover win Monday.

Athens led 2-0 after the first inning but Wellsboro knotted it at two-all after the third. The Wildcats took a 3-2 lead in the top of the fourth but in the bottom half of the inning Wellsboro took a 4-3 lead.

Then in the sixth the Hornets secured the win with three more runs.

Brooke Kohler went 2-for-3 with an RBI while also getting the save, coming in the sixth inning to finish out with four strikeouts and no walks.

Maggie Smith earns the win, going the first five innings with three strikeouts and no walks.

Jenny Young (2-for-3) and Sarah Ingerick (2-for-4) had multiple hit games with Ingerick knocking in a run. Jordan Butters had a double with 3-RBI, Paige Carr had a double with 2-RBI and Baylea Lehman went 1-for-3.

Christin Dunkling went 2-for-3 with a 2-run home run for the Wildcats. Haley Priester, Katelyn Serfass and Rica Dimon also had hits.

Serfass scores the loss, striking out eight while allowing two walks in the effort.

Wellsboro travels to Wyalusing Wednesday.

Wyalusing 12, Williamson 1, 6 innings

The Rams picked up an NTL crossover win Monday.

Kasey DeVoir went 3-for-4 to lead Wyalusing while Emily Faulkner (2-for-3) and Ciera Holland (2-for-3) also had multiple hit games. Both of Holland's hits were doubles while she and Faulkner had 3-RBI each.

Ally DeVoir, Erin Canfield, Arielle Kneller, Mackenzie Crewson, Crystal Shirk and Paighton Martin also had hits.

Faulkner scores the win, striking out five while allowing one hit and no walks.

Kim Daugherty had the one Williamson hit which drove in Sierra Magnotta for their first inning run.

Daugherty scores the loss, allowing four walks and 13 hits.

The Rams host Cowanesque Valley in another cross-over game today at 4:30 p.m.

Liberty 8, Sayre 6

Liberty got a hit and a run scored from Maddi Wise and Maddie York had a double and scored a run with two RBI.

Mariah Berguson had three hits, with a double, and two runs scored and an RBI, along with a stolen base, while Rachael Strange had two doubles, a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base.

Brittany Bickhart scored a run and stole two bases and Katie Carrigan had a hit, stole a run and scored a base.

Kristina Buchanon had two hits, with a double, and two RBI, while Brittany Crumb scored a run.

For Sayre Kristyn Tappan had two hits, with a three-run home run, and Maria Servedio, Kelly Villanti and Kaitlyn Tappan each had hits, a run scored and an RBI.

Paige Wampole scored two runs in the game.

Kristyn Tappan pitched for Sayre, striking out five and Carrigan pitched for Liberty, striking out five.

Towanda 7, CV 2

Alaina Wickwire threw a two-hitter, striking out 11, in the victory for the Black Knights.

Wickwire walked one and allowed two runs, one earned, she also had a hit, a run scored and an RBI at the plate.

Koryn Wickwire had two hits and scored a run, Mackenzie Roof had a hit and scored two runs and Emily Gorman was 2-for-2 with two RBI.

Sam Schoonover had an RBI, Alysha Grimes scored a run, and Sarah Dawsey and Kylie Cazassa each had a hit and an RBI, with Dawsey also scoring a run.

Kayla Schauer had a triple and scored two runs for CV and Julie Brubaker and Debra Bieser each had hits.

Ianson struck out eight, walked eight and allowed eight hits and seven runs, six earned.

Towanda hosts Liberty today.

Notre Dame 23, Odesa-Montour 0, 5 innings

Alivia Clark threw a five-inning perfect game, striking out the first 12 batters she faced and getting 13 of the 15 outs by strikeout.

At the plate Clark was 3-for-3 with three doubles, three runs scored and five RBI, while Mackenzie Maloney was 3-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI and four runs scored and Olivia May, of Ridgebury, was 2-for-2 with four runs scored.

Brooke Harvey had a double and scored four runs, Claire Spaulding had two RBI and scored a run and Brooke Smith scored a run.

Athens' Ali Raupers was 1-for-1 with two runs scored and Monica Jerzak had two hits, with a triple, three RBI and three runs scored, while Allie Witchovski had a hit, two RBI and two runs scored.

Tioga 13, Newfield 0

Sam Wood threw a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts to lead Tioga to the victory. Wood allowed just one walk in the game.

Donette Hutchison had a hit, a stolen base and scored three runs, Dani Barto had two hits, five runs scored and two stolen bases and Wood had two hits, with a double, and two RBI.

Lexi Swagler scored three runs and Britt Vergason had a double, a run scored and two RBI.

Bry Godfrey had an RBI, Alexis VanDruff scored a run, Sam Pond had a hit and two RBI, Deanna Hutchison had a hit and Sierra Beebe had a hit, a run scored and a stolen base.

Tioga hosts Odessa-Montour on Wednesday.

Waverly 9, Spencer Van-Etten 2

Shaeilei Kraft made her first varsity appearance as a pitcher, picking up the victory.

Kraft struck out six, walked six and allowed one hit and two runs, one earned in four innings.

Sam Mennig worked three innings, striking out four and allowing one hit.

Hannah Lawrence pitched for Spencer, striking out seven and walking none. Lawrence also scored both Spencer runs.

"Spencer is not a team to be taken lightly," Waverly coach Jackie Robinson said. "We started off this game losing 1-0. The game stayed that way for a while. The girls were finally able to get the bats going in the fifth inning. I was pretty nervous for the four innings. The girls stepped up their game and finally hit the ball to score six runs in the fifth inning."

Waverly took the lead with two runs in the fourth and added six in the fifth to blow the game open.

Megan Wilbur had a hit and two RBI, scoring a run, Kraft scored a run and Morgan Salsman had a hit.

Mennig had a double, an RBI and two runs scored, while Stephanie Bellis had a hit and an RBI. Sabrina Bowman, Carmella Ruth and Kiana Manuel all had two hits in the game. Bowman scored two runs and drove in one, Ruth had a double and three RBI and Manuel had a double and scored two runs.

McKhenna Mattison scored a run for Waverly.