PERU — It took Peru three innings to get going offensively, but when it did, the floodgates opened.
The Indians combined for all 17 of their runs during a four-inning span in a 17-3 defeat of Saranac Lake in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball Tuesday.
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Sam Fletcher went 5-for-5 from the plate, while teammate Maddy Flynn added three hits in the win.
“We hit the ball very well,” Peru coach Jason Brown said. “Our defense played strong, too. That’s what we needed for this upcoming stretch. We have a tough one (today) with Plattsburgh High. Hopefully this is a good start to the rest of the week.”
Kara Barber, Kelly Neenan and Brittany Miner all added two hits each.
Megan Kilroy led the Red Storm at the plate with a triple.
Peru 17, Saranac Lake 3
Saranac Lake 100 020 0 — 3 3 4
Peru 005 435 x — 17 15 2
Viscardo, Tschirhart (5) and McGuoirk. Neenan and Bombard. WP- Neenan. LP- Viscardo. 3B- Kilroy (SL). Hr- Fletcher (P).
TICONDEROGA 13, NORTHERN ADIRONDACK 0
TICONDEROGA — Andrea Rich was both strong from the plate and in center field as the Sentinels shut out the Bobcats.
Rich went 3-for-3 in the game with a pair of doubles, while also making some strong plays in the field for Ticonderoga.
Katie Palandrani chipped in with a 3-for-4 performance, which included two doubles. Jordan McKee finished with a double on two hits.
Kylie Austin captured the win on the mound for the Sentinels.
Taylor Durnin led the charge for Northern Adirondack, going 3-for-4 from the plate.
Jillian Scott took the loss for the Bobcats.
Ticonderoga 13, NAC 0
NAC 000 000 0 — 0 5 2
Ticonderoga 100 705 x — 13 15 1
Scott and Campbell. Austin, McKee (5) and Palandrani. WP- Austin. LP- Scott. 2B- Palandrani (T) 2, Rich (T) 2, McKee (T).
INDIAN LAKE/LONG LAKE 14, KEENE 4
INDIAN LAKE — The Orange belted out 17 hits on their way to a victory against the Beavers.
Madison Miller had a pair of doubles on three hits to lead Indian Lake/Long Lake. Prudence Dechene added a double with three hits, while Meg Smith went 2-for-3 with a triple.
Emma Gray struck out six on her way to the victory.
Tucker Geiger paced Keene with a 3-for-3 performance, which included a double. Megan Hall cracked a double.
Geiger suffered the loss on the mound for the Beavers.
Indian Lake/Long Lake 14, Keene 4
Keene 102 010 0 — 4 6 2
Indian Lake/Long Lake 153 410 x — 14 17 2
Tu. Geiger, Ta. Geiger (6) and McCabe, Pirano (3). Gray and Hamdan. WP- Gray. LP- Tu. Geiger. 2B- Hall (K), Tu. Geiger (K), Miller (IL/LL) 2, Dechene (IL/LL). 3B- Smith (IL/LL).
E’TOWN-LEWIS 18, WILLSBORO 1
WILLSBORO — Chontel St. Denis was two outs away from a no-hitter, but had to settle for a one-hit victory for the Lions against the Warriors.
St. Denis struck out four and didn’t allow her first hit of the game until the seventh inning. Willsboro’s Renee Marcotte slapped a single with one out in the seventh.
St. Denis received a ton of run support, with most of it coming off of home runs.
Cheyenne Sousis and Tamara Wescott each had three-run homers, while finishing with two hits apiece. Jasmin Barnes added a two-run home run.
Erika Mitchell and Kylee Cassavaugh both finished 2-for-4 on the afternoon. Cassavaugh had a double, four RBI and three stolen bases.
Kelsey Sloper took the loss for the Warriors. Kyli Swires had three strikeouts in relief.
E’town-Lewis 18, Willsboro 1
E’town-Lewis 335 142 0 — 18 12 0
Willsboro 100 000 0 — 1 1 4
St. Denis and McGinn. Sloper, Swires (6) and Burt. WP- St. Denis. LP- Sloper. 2B- Cassavaugh (E-L). HR- Barnes (E-L), Sousis (E-L), Wescott (E-L).
Keene 23, Wells 2
WELLS — Veronica Stone’s fifth inning, two-out single ended Tucker Geiger’s hopes of a no-hitter in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball Monday.
Geiger registered four strikeouts in a complete-game performance, while belting a home run and three RBI at the plate.
Taylor Geiger accounted for two home runs and four RBI for Keene in the 21-run win. Teammate Megan Hall was a double away from completing the cycle.
Stone managed the Indians’ lone hit, and Bobbi-Jo Page had a nice defensive game behind the plate.
Keene 23, Wells 2
Keene 282 032 6 — 23 17 1
Wells 000 011 0 — 2 1 7
Tu. Geiger and McGabe. Woodward and Page. WP- Geiger. LP- Woodward. 2B- Tu. Geiger (K), Lumas (K), McGabe (K). 3B- Hall (K). HR- Ta. Geiger (K) 2, Tu. Geiger (K), Hall (K).