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Massena, C-P softball teams pull away to NAC wins


Massena Central outscored Central Division rival Salmon River 21-2 and Colton-Pierrepont blanked Parishville-Hopkinton 8-0 in the lone East Division matchup in NAC varsity softball action on Wednesday.

Massena 21, Salmon River 2: At Massena, the Lady Raiders broke the game wide open in the third inning with a 14-run barrage. Amber Thomas fanned three and walked four to earn the win while Brittany Brooks was tagged with the loss.

Katelyn Malone led the way offensively for Massena (9-9, 8-5) with three hits, including two doubles, and three runs scored. Thomas helped her cause with two doubles and three runs scored. Taylor Day singled, doubled and scored twice. Chelsea Streeter and Bailey Dillabough both doubled and scored two runs. Steph McKeel had three singles and two runs scored. Reaghan Peets and Vanessa Kirkey both singled and scored once.

Taylor Armstrong doubled and scored a run in the losing cause. Brooks also launched a double while Tsiiowisonte Laffin singled and Kera Ghostlaw came around to score the other run.

The Lady Raiders are slated to close out the regular season today at home against Canton starting at 4 p.m.

C-P 8, P-H 0: In Parishville, the Lady Colts pushed across five runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to winning their regular season finale with another solid all-around effort.

Senior Sabrina Johnson had nine strikeouts and walked two in tossing a complete-game two-hitter. Nicole White fanned four and walked three while giving up nine hits in taking the loss.

Sophomore Morgan Burns paced the C-P offense going 3-4 with a three-run triple in the fourth and five RBI. Eve Whalen was 3-3 with three runs scored. Morgan Doyle singled and scored a run. Andrea Aldous, Sadie Knight and Maykayla Reed all came around to score solo runs.

Cassara Cole and Marissa Paradis both singled to account for the Lady Panthers hits.

The Lady Colts improved to 11-3 with the win and will likely be the second seed behind Heuvelton for the upcoming Section 10 Class D playoffs while the Lady Panthers finished at 3-11.

In other Central Division games played on Wednesday, OFA downed Potsdam Central 18-2 and Franklin Academy swept two games from Gouverneur as Alissa McCauley tossed a perfect game in the six-inning 8-0 decision in the opener, then Annie Sharlow, coming off a no-hitter against Canton on Tuesday, limited the Wildcats to just one hit as FAtook the second game 3-0 to complete and undefeated Central Division regular season title run at 14-0.

OFA 18, Potsdam 2: Madi Bresett stroked three singles and Taylor Perry doubled and singled to lead the offensive support for the mound duo of Jenny Dalton (5 innings) and Chelsie Raven (2 scoreless innings) who combined for five strikeouts.

Alicia Sharpe stroked two singles and Sadie Brown, Kayli Downie and Kristen Snyder all added singles.

Erica Mason and Jasmine Jandreau singled for the only Potsdam hits of the game.

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