Lindsay Brace led Crown Point to the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball championship May 25. The Panthers beat Minerva-Newcomb, 17-1, in the title tilt.
Brae fired a no-hitter, striking out 19 batters. At the plate she had four hits and drove home six runs. Her three-run homer sparked an 11-run fifth inning that broke the game open.
Hailey White had three hits and scored four runs for the champs.
Schroon 11, Moriah 10
Schroon Lake rallied twice to edge Moriah, 11-10, in the opening round of the Section VII Class D tournament May 25.
Trailing 4-1, the Wildcats struck for five runs and 6-4 in the second inning. After Moriah had reclaimed the lead, 9-6, Schroon again rallied for five runs in the fourth to take the lead for good.
Abbey Veverka had a two run double in the decisive rally. Gabe Harvey, Brianna DeZalia and Desiree Lanoue also had RBI knocks.
Miranda DeZalia came up big in the field, making a game-saving catch in left field in the final inning.
Ashley Subra gained the mound win, fanning seven.
Hayley Waldron had two hits Moriah.
Ticonderoga 24, Lake Placid 10
Ticonderoga 11, Lake Placid 10
Ticonderoga swept a twinbill from Lake Placid in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 25.
Katie Palandrani had four hits, including a home run, to lead Ti to the first game win. Autumn Olcott had three hits and Melissa Pocket two for the Sentinels.
Jessica Blodgett's game-winning sacrifice fly lifted Ti in the nightcap. She had two hits in the game, which the Sentinels won with a pair of runs in the final inning.
Ticonderoga 11, NAC0
Jordon McKee and Kylie Austin combined to fire a shutout as Ticonderoga beat Northern Adirondack, 11-0, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 23.
Andrea Rich and Calsie Granger each had two hits for the Sentinels.
AVCS9, Moriah 2
AVCS 23, Moriah 8
AuSable Valley swept a doubleheader form Moriah in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 23.
Moriah dropped the opener, 8-2. Samantha Wright and Jamie Poirier each had two hits for the Vikings.
AVCStook the nightcap, 23-8.
Crown Point 4, ELCS3
Crown Point edged Elizabethtown-Lewis, 4-3, in the Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference playoffs May 23.
The teams started play May 20, but the game was suspended with the score 2-2 because of lightning.
ELCS grabbed a 2-0 lead in the third, but Crown Point answered in the bottom of the frame with run-scoring singles by Lindsay Brace and Chelsea DuShane.
Crown Point fell behind, 3-2, in the fifth inning, but won the game with a pair of runs in the sixth. Ellen Kiely singled and DuShane reached on an error. Both scored on two more errors.
Ticonderoga 14, Beekmantown 1
Ticonderoga routed Beekmantown, 14-1, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 24.
Katie Palandrani blasted a three-run homer to key a six-run third inning as the Sentinels took control of the game.
Andrea Rich and Taylor Ward each had three hits for the locals. Melissa Pocket and Megan Campney each had two hits.
Keene 8, Schroon 4
Keene literally walked past Schroon Lake, 8-4, in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 24.
The Beavers scored eight runs on two hits, capitalizing on 17 walks. Keene won the game with a four-run sixth inning. Three of the runs came on walks.
Rebecca Armstrong had two hits for the Schroon Lake.
Schroon, 4-7 on the season, is undefeated in games it issued six or fewer walks. It's winless when walking more than six.
Crown Point 13, Westport 3
Crown Point romped past Westport, 13-3, in Section VII Class D softball play May 27.
The top-seeded Panthers got four hits and four runs batted in from Ashley Morgan. Ellen Kiely and Lindsay Brace each had two hits for the winners.
Chelsea DuShane got the mound win, fanning seven and allowing two hits.
ELCS 11, Schroon 0
Schroon Lake was eliminated by Elizabethtown-Lewis, 11-0, in Section VII Class D softball play May 28.
Andrea LeVien fired a one-hitter for ELCS, striking out nine.
Abbey Veverka had the lone Wildcat hit, a double in the third inning.