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Mottoshiski leads TH softball to victory

April 10, 2019 08:45 pm Updated: April 11, 2019 02:00 pm

CLAVERACK – Taconic Hills defeated Cairo-Durham, 7-1, in Wednesday's Patroon Conference softball game.

Cairo-Durham started off strong, scoring in the first inning, but Taconic Hills pulled away in the third with two runs, then added two in the fourth and three more in the fifth.

Emily Mottoshiski had a commanding game for the Lady Titans on the mound, striking out nine and allowing four hits and one run.

Offensively for the Titans, Brooke McComb, Kyra Shetsky and Morgan Hoose all doubled,  Macayla Sparacino, McComb,  Mottoshiski, Autumn Sachs, Sara Leipman, Cassie Weaver and Samantha Klima all scored a run. McComb, Kyra Shetsky and Klima each had two RBI.

Cairo-Durham went through two pitchers during the game. Jolie Poulsen pitched five innings and had eight strike outs, while allowing seven runs and eight hits. Kaitlyn Garcia-Martinez pitched one inning for the Mustangs.

Amber Powell had a single and an RBI for the Mustangs. Poulsen, Powell, Xxaria Makely and Kaitlyn Garcia-Martinez all had a hit.

Chatham 21, Hudson 4

HUDSON – Chatham remained unbeaten with a 21-4 victory over Hudson in Patroon Conference softball action on Wednesday.

Shirley Harvey and Adryanna Jennings led Chatham in hits with 3 each, while Jenna Skype scored four runs. Sydney Putnam had three RBI. Putnam and Haley Pulver both had a double. Brooke-Lyn Doyle had a triple and Jennings blasted a home run. Chatham scored 11 runs in the fourth inning.

Skype pitched a complete game for the Panthers, striking out seven and allowing four runs and eight hits.

Hudson went through two pitchers. Olivia Plaia threw 3.1 innings  for the Bluehawks, striking out three and allowing 11 hits and 12 runs. Gabby Cozzolino pitched 1.2 innings and allowed 9 runs and 5 hits, including a home run.

Abby Jepsen led Hudson with three hits. Deja Beauford collected two RBI. Emily Frederick, Nicole Conte, Katie Jepsen and Abby Jepsen all scored a run for Hudson.

"I was very pleased with the way we swung the bat today," Chatham coach J.B. Brantley said. "We had some big hits and was able to capitalize on some mistakes. I was glad to see some young players make some small changes, which resulted in some nice swings, especially sophomore Adryanna Jennings, who hit her first varsity home run."

Greenville 12, Catskill 0

CATSKILL – Greenville shut out Catskill, 12-0, behind a strong pitching effort from Melody Kappel in Wednesday's Patroon Conference softball game.

Kappel had 12 strike outs and only allowed three hits in going the distance for the win.

Jazzmin Gibson led Greenville with three hits. Emma Haller, Kasey Pfleging, and Caila Benning all led the team with 3 runs.  Molly SanEmeterio lead the team in RBIs with six, which included a grand slam.

Catskill’s Angelina Colón pitched the five innings for the Cats and had five strike outs and allowed 12 hits and 12 runs.

Catskill only had two hits, one from Colón and one from Maci Mosher. 

COLONIAL COUNCIL

Mohonasen 5, Ichabod Crane 1

ROTTERDAM -- Mattison Muller fired a three-hitter and Michaela Arcate had a home, double and single with three RBI to power Mohonasen to a 5-1 victory over Ichabod Crane in Wednesday's Colonial Council softball game.

Muller struck out three and walked three in her route-going performance.

Emma Rafferty doubled for the Mighty Warriors. Emily Brazee and Amanda O'Connor each had a single and an RBI and Natalie Blackstone singled.

Mackenzie Wendelken singled and drove in a run for the Riders. Cali Ringwood and Jenna downey each had a single.

Marissa Wheeler pitched well in defeat, striking out eight, walking two and allowing five runs (two earned) and eight hits.