Notre Dame claims Crusader tournament title.

By: The Review | Towanda Daily Review | April 27, 2014


SOUTHPORT, N.Y. - Notre Dame scored 49 runs over two games to claim their tournament title Saturday in softball action.

The Crusaders opened up the day by beating Spencer Van-Ettan 24-0 then beat Dryden 25-5 in the title game.

Against SVE three girls had at least three hits in the game. Makenzie Maloney was 3-for-4 with three runs and 2-RBI, Brooke Harvey was 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs and 5-RBI and Morgan Cox was 3-for-3 with a triple, double, two runs and an RBI.

Alivia Clark went 2-for-3 with a double, three runs and 2-RBI, Brooke Smith was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and 3-RBI, Alaina Steadman was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI while Maura Glovins was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.

Mackenzie Mahajan had a hit with two runs and an RBI while Allie Wichtowksi also had a hit.

Katie Pedalty, Isabele Millazo and Alice Keita scored one run each.

Clark earned the win, throwing a 3-hit shutout with seven strikeouts.

In the second game Mahajan was 3-for-4 with four runs and 4-RBI while Steadman was 3-for-5 with three runs and 2-RBI.

Clark was 2-for-2 with an RBI and three runs, Maloney was 2-for-2 with two triples, two runs and 5-RBI with Wichtowski getting two hits with two runs and 2-RBI.

Cox added a double with 4-RBI while Millazo and Harvey also had hits. Millazo's included an RBI with a run scored while Harvey scored twice with 2-RBI.

Also for the Crusaders Pedalty scored twice with an RBI while Keita and Glovins crossed home plate.

Clark earned the win, going two innings to strike out five while allowing one hit. Milazzo went the final three innings with three strikeouts, five hits and four runs.


Waverly went 2-0 in tournament play Saturday.

They beat Homer 6-5 then defeated Schalmont 4-2 in eight innings in the finale.

Against Homer the Wolverines pounded out 14 hits as Reylyn Schwartzhoff (2-for-2), Shailei Kraft (2-for-3), Stephanie Bellis (2-for-4), Kiana Manuel (2-for-4), Megan Wilbur (2-for-4) and Sam Mennig (2-for-4) had multiple hits in the game. Shwartzhoff's included a double while Manuel had a triple.

Morgan Salsman and Becca Morgan also had hits.

Manuel scored twice while Schwartzhoff, Salsman, Kraft and Morgan all crossed home. Bellis, Manuel and Wilbur recorded RBI.

Kraft started and went 1 1/3-innings with one strikeout, one hit, four walks and four earned runs.

Mennig came on in relief and earned the win. She struck out eight while allowing one hit, one unearned run and one walk.

Against Schalmont Schwartzhoff went 2-for-4 with 3-RBI while Wilbur was 2-for-4 with a run batted in. Zoe Mennig went 2-for-4 with a run scored while Bellis and Manuel had doubles. Kraft, Morgan and Sam Mennig also had hits.

Kraft, Morgan, Bellis and Zoe Mennig scored the runs.

Sam Mennig started and went all eight innings, striking out seven while allowing no walks, two hits and two earned runs.


Troy went 2-0 on the second day of the Williamsport softball tournament Saturday.

They beat Montoursville 4-2 in the morning then defeated Archbishop Wood 9-8 in the afternoon.

In the morning contest Taylor Johnston had a home run with 2-RBI and a run scored while Faith Ceely had two hits with a run. Kayla Stephani added a hit and run scored while Kelsey Bristol also crossed home.

Jerliyn Ross won the game, going the distance to strikeout two while allowing three walks, eight hits and one earned run.

In the afternoon game Bristol had four hits to lead Troy while Johnston had three hits. Ceely, Stephani, Brooke Mattocks, Taylor Murray and Ross had one hit each.

Johnston knocked in five runs while Stephani had 3-RBI.

Bristol, Ceely and Stephani each scored twice while Murray, Jessica Fritsch and Elena Breese also crossed home.

Mattocks started and went the first four innings followed by Johnston for two innings. Kerrigan Hoffman finished up, striking out three while allowing three walks and four earned runs.

"It was good competition down there," Troy coach Brian Canfield said. "We survived the second game, had some other pitchers get some work. It was a good tournament.

Troy will host NEB Monday.


Northeast Bradford went 0-2 at the Central Columbia tournament Saturday.

In the first game the Panthers fell to Berwick 12-8 in nine innings then lost to Minersville 13-2 in the consolation game.

In the opener Maddy Johnson went 2-for-2 with a triple, home run, three runs scored and an RBI while Calla Johnson (2-for-5) and Angelia Laudermilch (2-for-4) also had multiple hits in the game. Calla had a run scored and an RBI while Laudermilch knocked in two runs.

Cheslie Souto, Courtney Coleman and Danielle Moore also had hits. Souto and Moore knocked in a run each while Cassie Johnson, Megan Brown, Coleman and Moore also scored.

Souto started and went the first two innings for a no decision. She struck out two while walking seven.

Annie Williams came on in relief for the final seven innings, striking out two while allowing five runs and no walks.

In the second game Maddy Johnson went 2-for-3 with a run scored while Laudermilch had a double. Souto scored their other run.

Williams started and went 2 1/3-innings with six runs scored. Coleman came on in relief and allowed three runs.

Brown finished out allowing four runs.

Late Friday

Elk Lake 6, Sayre 2

The Redskins came up short in non-league softball action.

Kaitlynn McCarter (2-for-3) and Kassandra Winters (2-for-4) had multiple hits in the game for Sayre with McCarter scoring a run.

Kristyn Tappan added a double while Kaitlyn Tappan and Kaitlyn Cron also had hits. Brook Wampole scored a run while Dominique Woodruff knocked in a run.

Winters scored the loss, striking out four while allowing nine hits.