Roo softball bats explode for 31 runs in NAC sweep v. Hornets
Canton, NY – The softball bats posted 31 runs on 31 hits in a pair of 11-1 and 20-1 run-rule victories v. NVU-Lyndon in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) doubleheader on Saturday.
The Roos improve to 10-14 overall and 3-3 in conference play, while the Hornets fall to 0-14 and 0-4.THE BASICS
Result: Game 1: SUNY Canton 11, NVU-Lyndon 1 | Game 2: SUNY Canton 20, NVU-Lyndon 1
Location: SUNY Canton Softball Field – Canton, NY
Records: SUNY Canton (10-14, 3-3 NAC) | NVU-Lyndon (0-14, 0-4 NAC)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Roos jumped out to a quick lead scoring all 11 of their runs in the first inning of the opener. NVU-Lyndon scored their lone run in the fifth and final inning.
Jordan Knapp was a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate driving in a pair of runs. Valerie Clark, Sophia Harris and Jaedyn Ossont all had two hits each and scored twice, while Ossont drove in two runs. Alicia Evans and Mackenzie Currie also recorded two hits apiece. Clark, Harris, Evans and Kayla Chavarri finished with one RBI each.
Chavarri earned the win on the mound tossing four innings of one hit ball as she didn't allow a run and struck out four batters. Madison Austin pitched the final inning in relief giving up one run on two hits with a strike out.
Amber Roberts took the loss giving up 11 runs with two strike outs and two walks.
The SUNY Canton bats once again wasted no time jumping all over the Hornet pitchers posting 11 runs in the first inning, two each in the second and fourth innings and five in the third.
Clark, Currie and Selena Tasli were all perfect from the plate as they each went 3-for-3 combining for nine runs and 9 RBI. Clark and Ossont both hit home runs as well as recording a double apiece. Ossont and Wildeline Peralta each had a pair of hits, while Felicity Machado had a 2 RBI double in her lone at-bat in the third.
Alaina Beane earned the win on the mound tossing a complete game one hitter. She gave up one unearned run with five strike outs in five innings.
The Roos hosted Fostering Futures of St. Lawrence County, an affiliate of the Children's Home of Jefferson County (CHJC) Foster Care Program, at their doubleheader where a pair of children threw out a ceremonial first pitch. The Roos also sold raffle tickets and gathered pajama donations. Each year Fostering Futures of St. Lawrence Country gives each foster child in the care of their homes a book and a pair of pajamas for Christmas Eve.
The Roos host NVU-Johnson on Tuesday for a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.