The 2013 Minerva-Newcomb Lady Mountaineers varsity softball team
Lady Mountaineers pound Lady Jaguars in semifinals
MINERVA — The Lady Mountaineers moved on to the Section VII Class D finals against Crown Point after beating the Lady Jaguars 12-1 Tuesday, May 28 at home.
Minerva-Newcomb’s Mary LaBar slapped a double, with Dakota Bennett and Cheyenne Williams having two of the team’s 11 hits. The Lady Mountaineers made one error.
Williams earned the win on the mound, and Elizabeth Ordway took the loss.
Johnsburg had three hits and made one error.
Minerva-Newcomb — 15-1 on the season— was expected to play undefeated Crown Point at 4:30 p.m. May 30 at Plattsburgh State.
Johnsburg overtakes Willsboro
WILLSBORO — The Lady Jaguars came from behind to beat the Lady Warriors 25-23 in the opening round of the Section VII Class D softball tournament May 24.
Johnsburg’s Courtney Allard had two of the team’s 14 hits, including a triple. Astasia Myler and Valerie Gereau each rapped a double, and Meghan Pierson had four hits. The Lady Jaguars made four errors.
Elizabeth Ordway earned the win on the mound.
Willsboro had 13 hits and made 10 errors.
Minerva-Newcomb beats Schroon
MINERVA — The Lady Mountaineers pounced the Lady Wildcats 22-3 in the opening round of the Section VII Class D softball tournament May 24.
Minerva-Newcomb’s Makenzie Winslow and Danielle McNally each hit a double, and Gabby McNally had three of the team’s 12 hits. The Lady Mountaineers made four errors.
Cheyenne Williams earned the win on the mound.
Schroon Lake had four hits and made seven errors.
Indian Lake-Long Lake forfeits to Chazy in quarterfinals
CHAZY — The Lady Orange was forced to forfeit their first-round game in the Section VII Class D postseason after being rained out May 24 against Chazy. Indian Lake-Long Lake was not able to field a team May 25 or May 27 and therefore forfeited their game. Chazy moved on to the semifinals against Crown Point May 28.
Panthers knock out Mountaineers in quarterfinals
CROWN POINT — Crown Point blanked Minerva-Newcomb 15-0 in the opening round of the Section VII Class D baseball tournament May 24.
Minerva-Newcomb’s Jorge Bertomeau and Justin Viele tallied the team’s only hits, one for each. The Mountaineers made four errors.
Crown Point’s Joe Foote had a big day at the plate, collecting three of the team’s 13 hits, including a home run. Jaice Spring had four hits and drove in three runs. The Panthers made one error.
Foote was the winner, striking out nine in five innings. Wesley LaBar took the loss.