Lady Pioneers Close out Season
The Alfred State College softball team closed out their season this weekend with doubleheader losses to Tompkins Cortland CC and Corning CC. The Lady Pioneers finish the 2011 campaign with a 10-22 overall mark and a 7-15 record in Region III Division III play.
Tompkins Cortland scored four in the 3rd to put game one of Saturday's doubleheader out of reach. The Panthers went on for a 7-2 win. Angie Depew (Wellsville) was 2 for 3 with a RBI while Taylor McCarthy (Watkins Glen) allowed just one earned run in seven innings of work.
ASC fell behind 10-0 in the second game vs. TC3 but kept trying to rally before falling 12-6. Amber Harding (Fillmore) had a big day with three extra base hits (two doubles and a triple) in four plate appearances. Danielle Hill (Addison) was 1 for 3 with a RBI.
On Sunday, Corning scored in every inning en route to a 13-5 victory in game one. Kate Bailey (West Valley) was 3 for 3 with two doubles and a triple while Natalie Sylvester (Perry) and Athena Scavo (Hornell) were each 2 for 3 with a RBI.
In the season finale, ASC collected 13 hits but couldn't push much across. The Lady Pioneers trailed 7-1 heading into the bottom of the 7th and were able to plate three runs but could not get any closer. Tara Scholla (Genesee Valley) was 3 for 4, Harding was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI, and McCarthy was 2 for 3 with a RBI.