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May 9, 2014

Patriots rally past Eagles in CVAC softball

BEEKMANTOWN — Madison Rondeau’s complete-game performance helped the AuSable Valley softball team to a 3-2 come-from-behind defeat of No. 30 Beekmantown in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference play Thursday.

Rondeau, a junior, surrendered two runs on five hits in the victory.

“Rondeau put some heat on the ball,” Eagles coach Joni Moschelle Griffin said. “We made contact but stranded a lot of runners.”

Vanessa Garrow paced the Patriots with two hits at the plate.

Beekmantown’s Lexi Desrocher tagged the only extra-base hit of the ballgame, a double.

Aleasha Barcomb suffered the loss on the mound for the Eagles.

“Both pitchers threw very well,” Moschelle Griffin said. “It was a well-played game on both sides. We put in a great effort (Thursday).”

AuSable Valley 3, Beekmantown 2

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Rondeau and Niemann. Barcomb and LaFountain. WP- Rondeau. LP- LaFountain. 2B- Desrocher (BCS).

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Saranac 8, N. Clinton 5

SARANAC — Summer Gillespie paced the Chiefs with four hits.

Tori Trim was credited with the win on the mound, throwing eight strikeouts in a complete-game performance.

“Tori did a good job keeping them off-balance (Thursday),” Saranac coach Sam Campbell said. “Three games in three days, and I think Tori may have tired a little bit late but kept working hard to finish.”

Brette Campbell added two hits for the Chiefs.

Tiana Mangine led the Cougars with three hits in the setback.

Saranac 8, Northeastern Clinton 5

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Miller and Tucker. Trim and Campbell. WP- Trim. LP- Miller. 2B- Matott (NCCS), McDonough (NCCS), Tucker (NCCS), Campbell (SCS). 3B- Mangine (NCCS), Lafountain (SCS).

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Ticonderoga 14, N. Adirondack 1

ELLENBURG — Nicole Fuller had four hits and drove in nearly half of the Sentinels’ runs in their win over the Bobcats.

Fuller’s hits included two triples, and she totaled six RBI. Haleigh Wright also rapped four hits. Carly Campney doubled and singled, and Kylie Austin and Savannah Bezon also had two hits.

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