Medina Journal-Register — ALBION - A quick five run first inning scoring burst keyed Newfane to a 17-6 victory over Albion Friday in a Niagara-Orleans League softball game.
In other N-O action front-running Roy-Hart downed Barker 16-4 to stay unbeaten at 5-0 and Akron topped CSAT 12-1.
Four straight walks to open the game ignited Newfane’s decisive first inning uprising which included only one hit, an RBI single by Samantha Shaw.
Newfane, which benefitted from a total of 16 walks on the day, also scored four times in both the fourth and seventh innings. Doubles by Shaw and Olivia Littman highlighted the fourth inning uprising.
Kelsee Soule hit a grand slam home run for Albion in the sixth inning. Soule, Tanisha Moyer, Ericka Edwards and Sarah Pappnetti each had two hits on the day for the Purple Eagles.
Defensively, Albion turned a double play from Haley Jurs at third to Moyer at first to Ashley Bocach at catcher.
Newfane improves to 5-1 and Albion slips to 2-4.
Albion earned a split at the Webster Tournament on Saturday. The Purple Eagles nipped East Irondequoit 16-15 in nine inningsbut the lost 12-5 to Webster Thomas.
In the opening round victory, Albion tied the game at 15-15 with a run in the seven as Soule walked, stole second and third and came home on a fielders choice play. The Purple Eagles then scored the game winner in the ninth as Soule singled, stole second and third and came home on a passed ball.
Soule had a total of four hits, including two doubles as Papponetti had three and Moyer and Edwards two each.
In the finals, Soule had three hits for the Purple Eagles including a three-run home run and a solo shot.
Roy-Hart 16, Barker 4
Ariana Henley and Courtney VanBuren both had three hits to lead the offense for Roy-Hart in the 16-4 victory over Barker which slips to 2-4. Henley scored five runs.
Brianna Walker and Taylor Fry shared the pitching for Roy-Hart combining for a four hitter.
Oakfield-Alabama 12, Lyndonville 11
OAKFIELD - Rallying from an early 6-0 deficit, Oakfield-Alabama battled back to nip Lyndonville 12-11 Friday in a Genesee Region League game.
Jenna Castricone had three hits for Lyndonville as Alyssa Houseman and Keri Stillinger both had two. Castricone’s hits included a home run and she drove in a total of four runs.