Chavarri drives in two and earns win in opener as SUNY Canton softball splits
Canton, NY – Kayla Chavarri drove in both SUNY Canton runs and earned the win on the mound in the opener as the softball team split a non-conference doubleheader v. SUNY Delhi on Friday afternoon.
The Roos defeated the Broncos 2-1 in the opener, before falling 7-2 in the nightcap.THE BASICS
Result: Game 1: SUNY Canton 2, SUNY Delhi 1 | Game 2: SUNY Delhi 7, SUNY Canton 2
Location: SUNY Canton Softball Field – Canton, NY
Records: SUNY Canton (8-14) | SUNY Delhi (7-7)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Chavarri opened the scoring for the Roos in the first inning when she plated Jaedyn Ossont on a sacrifice squeeze. Ossont led off the inning with a double down the left field line and moved over to third on a sacrifice from Sophia Harris.
The Broncos tied the game in the third when Shelby Nolan scored Jaylynn Shepard on a sacrifice fly to right.
The Roos took the lead for good in the fifth. After Ossont and Harris drew walks Chavarri came through with a one out RBI down the left field line.
Delhi went down in order in the sixth and but got a leadoff double from Shepard in the seventh. After a flyout the game ended on a double play as Natasha Pico flew out to right field and Brittany Miner made a great throw gunning down the runner at third to end the game.
Chavarri earned the win striking out seven batters and giving up five hits and one run in the complete game.
Molly Greene held the Roos to four hits in the nightcap to earn the complete game win. Alaina Beane surrendered eight hits and four walks while striking out three batters.
Chavarri and Alicia Evans recorded doubles, while McKenzie Mattison and Mackenzie Currie had base hits for Canton.
Delhi struck for three runs in the second inning and two each in the third and sixth frames en route to the victory.
Haylee Lefebvre led the Broncos with three hits, while Yesileidy Paulino also posted a pair of hits.
The Roos host NVU-Lyndon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play for a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m.