MASSENA - The Massena Central combined a strong start with an even stronger finish in claiming a 17-1 five-inning win at home over Salmon River in the lone NAC interdivisional game staged on Monday.
Sierra Streeter went the distance for the win, striking out two and walking none while scattering three singles.
Karyss Terrance took the loss as the Lady Raiders built a 6-0 lead in the first inning the ended the game in the bottom of the fifth with a seven-run surge.
Marissa Manley (3rs), Bailey Dillabough (2B, 2rs), Mackenzie Young (2B, 2rs), Kharlene Garrow (2rs) and Kayleigh Zappia (2rs) all delivered two hits in the winning effort. Jessielee Cole singled and scored two runs. Kim Clark also came around to score a pair of runs as courtesy runner for Sierra Streeter, who singled once along with Chelsea Streeter (rs). Taylor Peets also scored a solo run.
For the Lady Shamrocks, Abby Kelly drilled an RBI-single while Kaitlyn Lauzon and Amanda Reyome connected for the other hits.
In the two NAC Central Division games on Monday, Gouverneur outscored Potsdam 15-4 and OFA knocked off Franklin Academy 9-2.
Gouverneur 15, Potsdam 4: Jaelyn Gotham struckout 10 in six innings and Kortney Bishop fanned two in one inning combining on a four hitter for the Wildcats (1-4, 1-2) over Potsdam (0-4, 0-2).
Nictoria Bates recorded two doubles and a single and drove in three runs for the Wildcats. Rachel Hooley (3-5, 3 RBI) and Bishop (2-4, 4RBI) also aided the winning effort.
Erica Mason singled twice for Potsdam. Katie Burke took the loss.
OFA 9, FA 2: In Ogdensburg, the Lady Blue Devils picked a perfect time for a big inning in their home opener against the Lady Huskies.
After being limited to one hit and only one scoring threat through five innings against the Huskies Annie Sharlow, the Devils erupted for nine runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to post the stunning turnaround win.
After a one-out error in the bottom of the sixth Brittany Barr singled, Stacy Barr lined a two-run triple, Mackenzie Cole and Kori Bresett stroked RBI singles and winning pitcher MaKenzie Steveson completed the scoring with a long two-run triple and scored on an overthrow.
Stevenson struck out five and yielded no earned runs and four infield singles in pitching her third complete game of the season. OFAs only hit in the first five innings came on a double by Stacy Barr in the first inning.