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Lady Colts produce softball shutout against E-K


St. Lawrence Central earned a 4-1 North Division win at home over Salmon River while Colton-Pierrepont surge to a 14-0 East Division decision over Edwards-Knox in NAC varsity softball action on Wednesday.

SLC 4, Salmon River 1: In Brasher Falls, the teams were tied at 1-1 through three innings before the Lady Larries generated unanswered solo runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth frames.

Lindsey Thayer went the distance for the win, striking out 13 and walking three while limiting the Lady Shamrocks to just one hit. Abby Kelly had three strikeouts and eight walks while giving up six hits.

Offensively for SLC, Gabby Wilson went 2-2 with a run scored and RBI. Thayer (2RBI), Noel Rufa (2rs), Brandi Thomas and Haley Agans had the other SLC hits while Morgan Villnave came around to score the other SLC run.

Emily Tremblay singled in the top of the sixth inning to account for the only Salmon River hit. Shayna Travers touched home plate in the second inning for the only run.

Wilson set the stage for the winning run with a lead-off single in the fourth. She advanced to third after two straight walks but didn’t come around to score until three batters later when pinch-hitter Caitlin Grow was hit by a pitch with the bases still loaded to force home the run.

The Lady Larries improved to 6-1 overall and 1-1 in the North Division while Salmon River (1-5, 0-3) is slated to play at Brushton-Moira on Friday starting at 4:30 p.m.


In South Colton, the host Lady Colts steadily pulled away to a 14-0 East Division win over Edwards-Knox at Swift Field.

Brianna Beaulieu fanned nine batters and scattered four hits going six strong innings for the win. Sabrina Johnson came on to work a scoreless seventh in relief where she recorded a strikeout and walked one.

Morgan Doyle led the way offensively for the Lady Colts with three hits. Andrea Aldous and Eve Whalen each connected for two singles whileBeaulieu, Tara Hennessy, Kathryn Miller, Hunter Farr and Kylie McKinley all singled once.

Clare Davis and Kate Rowe each singled for E-K.

Now 3-1 in the East and 6-1 overall, the Lady Colts are slated to travel to Morristown on Friday for an interdivisional game.

In the other East Division matchups on Wednesday, Chateaugay beat Madrid-Waddington 9-1 and Tupper Lake outscored St. Regis Falls 10-8.

Chateaugay 9, M-W 1: The Lady Bulldogs struck for a single run in the second inning as Abby Barnes led off the frame, stole second, went to third on a wild pitch and trotted home on Gabby LaFleur’s RBI single.

Chateaugay added four runs in the third on an RBI single from Holly Zeldenrust and a run-producing triple off the bat of Felicity Niles. The Bulldogs tacked on a run in the fourth inning as Shelbi Coleman drove in Hannah Cook.

CCS added two more runs in the fifth, with LaFleur driving in her second run of the game, and capped the win with a solo run in the sixth. Cook beat out a bunt, took second on a error, moved to third and then scored on a pair wild pitches.

The Yellowjackets broke the shutout bid of Boyea in the fourth inning as Madrid-Waddington’s Meghan Gabri beat out a bunt single, stole second and scored after a pair of Chateaugay errors. Logan Barkley had the other Yellowjackets hit.

Offensively for CCS, Barnes and LaFleur had two hits each with Niles getting the three-bagger. LaFleur drove in the two runs as Barnes and Cook both scored three times. Barnes was also credited with three stolen bases with Cook swiping a pair of bags.

Although she went 0-for-2 in the game, Chateaugay’s Ashley Legacy hit the ball on the nose both times, but the liners were right at the M-W defense.

Tupper Lake 10, SRF 8: Sam Sanford had nine strikeouts in the winning effort and aconnected for three singles to help spark the Tupper Lake offense. Kelsie St. Louis and Carley Aldridge connected for two hits apiecde. Sanford also drove in two runs.

Alexis Chapman and Ariel Gardner had hits for SRF.

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