SARANAC -- Saranac used the long ball to turn back Peru, 4-3, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls' softball Friday afternoon.

Nicole Vann rapped a two-run homer to tie the game and Nikki Vaughan's solo homer provided the margin of difference in the Chiefs' win.

Saranac (8-2, 5-2) held a 1-0 lead until the fifth inning when the Indians scored three runs, two on Lacey Tourville's triple, to take a 3-1 advantage.

But, in the bottom of the fifth, Vann's homer pulled the Chiefs even and Vaughan then hit her game-winning shot.

Winning pitcher Tiffany Reyell allowed four hits, struck out four and walked two in going the distance for the victory. Losing pitcher Sacha LaBounty surrendered nine hits, fanned one and walked one.

Erin Terry scored two runs for the Chiefs and Constance Mandeville drove in the other run for Peru.


Saranac 4, Peru 3

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LaBounty and Langley. Reyell and Myers. WP- Reyell. LP- LaBounty. 3B- Tourville (P). HR- Vann (Sar), Vaughan (Sar).

Moriah 6, Lake Placid 0

LAKE PLACID -- Kaylee Sprague fired a one-hitter, with 12 strikeouts and only one walk, to power the Vikings past the Blue Bombers.

Sprague came an out away from a no-hitter when Ashley Riley singled to right center with two outs in the seventh inning.

Moriah scored five of its runs in the first two innings of play.

Kearstin Petro and Sprague led the Vikings with two hits each, including a RBI. Amanda Breeyear added a RBI single.

Losing pitcher Casey Fish fanned 10, walked two and allowed 11 hits.

Moriah 6, Lake Placid 0

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Sprague and Waldron. Fish and Riley. WP- Sprague. LP- Fish.

NCCS 8, Saranac Lake 0

SARANAC LAKE -- Jaylane Rabideau, who pitched the first five innings, and Chelsea Barcomb combined on a five-hit shutout for Northeastern Clinton.

The two hurlers finished with a combined nine strikeouts in the win.

Jordan Clark, Rachel Coryea and Barcomb led the Cougars with two hits each, with Clark getting a double.

Maegan Meade paced the Red Storm with two hits and losing pitcher Alissa Beideck, who surrendered just two earned runs, chipped in with a double.

NCCS 8, Saranac Lake 0

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Rabideau, Barcomb (6) and Hartigan. Beideck and Bullard. WP- Rabideau. LP- Beideck. 2B- Clark (NCCS), Beideck (SL).

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