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Hoose's clutch hit lifts TH; Milazzo stars in ICC victory

April 11, 2019 08:00 pm Updated: April 12, 2019 12:25 pm

CRARYVILLE -- Morgan Hoose singled home Macayla Sparacino with the game-winning run with no outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Taconic Hills a 7-6 victory over previously unbeaten Chatham in Thursday's Patroon Conference softball game.

With the scored tied 6-6, Sparacino led off the Titans' eighth by getting hit by a pitch. After swiping second, Hoose came through with her base hit to give the Titans their fourth win in six games.

Hoose finished with three singles for Taconic Hills. Brooke McComb and Emily Mottoshiski each had a double, single and two RBI, Kyra Shetsky had a double and single with an RBI, Autumn Sachs doubled and Sparacino singled.

Adryanna Jennings doubled and had two singles for Chatham (4-1, 5-1). Allyssa Rippel had two singles and an RBI, Hannah Taylor two singles, Erin Madsen and Jenna Skype a single and an RBI each, Brooke-Lyn Doyle and Sarah Cartwright a single apiece and Haley Pulver an RBI.

Mottoshiski was the winning pitcher, striking out seven, walking one and allowing six runs (five earned) and 11 hits.

Skype took the loss, allowing seven runs (three earned) and 11 hits with five strikeouts and two walks.

COLONIAL COUNCIL

Ichabod Crane 7, Lansingburgh 0

VALATIE -- Sophomore Isabella Milazzo fired a two-hit shutout with 14 strikeouts to lead Ichabod Crane to a 7-0 victory over Lansingburgh in Thursday's Colonial Council softball game.

Milazzo walked only two and surrendered just a pair of singles in helping the Riders bounce back from a 5-1 loss to Mohonasen a day earlier. Milazzo has yet to allow a run at the varsity level.

Eighth-grader Emma Scheitinger had a triple, two singles and two RBI in support of Milazzo. Mackenzie Wendelken added two singles and an RBI, Lauryn Heffner and Jenna Downey singled and Kaili Saccento drove in a run.

Julia Thompson was the losing pitcher, striking out six, walking three and allowing seven runs (one earned) and seven hits.

“This was another good outing for Bella, Riders’ coach Tracy Nytransky said. “She had a lot of strikeouts and kept their good hitters off the bases. We’ve been struggling a little with some of our bats and we finally got them going in the fifth inning.  

“Lauryn Heffner led us off with a one out single, then Emma came through with a big triple to score Heffner. Jenna and Mackenzie had singles in that inning to plate runs and they made a few mistakes once we made them play the ball. We had some good run support today and it was a good win for us.”