Playing for the third straight day, the Alfred State College softball team split a doubleheader with Broome CC on Saturday. ASC won the opener 4-1 but fell 11-4 in the nightcap.
Natalie Sylvester (Perry) tossed a four-hitter in the opener to lead the blue & gold to victory. She allowed only an unearned run in the 7th inning. She struck out five on the day. Athena Scavo (Hornell) was 2 for 3 with a RBI while Angie Depew (Wellsville) was 2 for 2.
BCC jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first and then scored the games final five runs after the Pioneers cut the lead to 6-4. Sylvester was 3 for 3 on the day while Scavo was 2 for 3. Tara Scholla (Genesee Valley) and Amber Harding (Fillmore) were each 2 for 4.
The Lady Pioneers are now 8-18 on the season and 5-11 in Region III Division III play. They take the field again on Tuesday when they host Monroe CC at 3 p.m.