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Glens Falls outlasts Gloversville for Foothills Council victory

May 12, 2012
The Leader Herald

GLOVERSVILLE - Friday's Foothills Council softball game between the Gloversville Huskies and Glens Falls Lady Indians see-sawed, with both teams unable to pull away.

The Huskies fought back from a 5-2 deficit to push three runs across in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings.

Glens Falls pushed the winning run across the plate in the top of the eighth when Cassie Lefebvre drove in Demi Vanderheyden with two outs to defeat Gloversville 6-5.

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The Leader-Herald/Bill Trojan
Gloversville pitcher Samantha Stewart delivers a pitch to Glens Falls’ Demi Vanderheyden during Friday’s foothills Council game at Parkhurst Field.

"This was probably the best game we have played this year," Gloversville coach Bruce Bump said. "Our pitcher, Sammy Stewart, did an outstanding job today."

Lexi Capasso led the Huskies at the plate with a triple and two RBIs and Caitlyn Pierce drove in a run.

Gloversville will travel to Johnstown Monday for a Foothills Council game under the lights at Johnstown High School. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Glens Falls 6, Gloversville 5 (8)

Glens Falls000 032 01 - 6 14 0

Gloversville000 200 30 - 5 11 1

Blow and Lefebvre; Stewart and Pierce.

Foothills Council

Johnstown 3, Queensbury 2

QUEENSBURY -Lindsay Achzet got the Lady Bills off to a strong start with her 2-run home run in the top of the first inning and Brynn Hlozansky singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the fourth to give Johnstown the league win.

With the victory, Johnstown improved its Foothills Council record to 7-4 and 9-7 overall.

Johnstown 3, Queensbury 2

Johnstown200 100 0 - 3 5 1

Queensbury101 000 0 - 2 7 0

Malloy and Meader; LaLonde and Hlozansky.

Colonial Council

Voorheesville 4,

Fonda-Fultonville 3 (11)

FONDA - The Lady Braves rallied for a run in the seventh inning to force extra innings against Voorheesville. The Blackbirds pushed three runs across the plate in the top of the 11th and held Fonda-Fultonville to two runs in the bottom of the inning to secure the league victory.

Amanda Gatt struck out 20 batters and walked one for Voorheesville, while Sam hart struck out six and walked four.

Cassie Egelston led Fonda-Fultonville at the plate with a pair of singles and two RBIs.

Voorheesville 4, Fonda-Fultonville 3 (11)

Voorheesville100 000 000 03 - 5 5 0

Fonda-Fultonville000 000 100 02 - 4 3 4

Gatt and Davies; Hart and Egelston

Western Athletic Conference

Canajoharie 17, Middleburgh 1

CANAJOHARIE - The Lady Cougars blew open a tight game with a 10-run third inning and cruised to the Western Athletic Conference win.

Shyanna Logan tripled for Canajoharie, while Allyssa Kilmartin, Patti Cyr, Bri Slater and Katerina Tsampasis all doubled. Sylvia McFarlane went 3-for-3 and had four stolen bases,while Slater stole three bases,w hile Tsampasis and Emily Jenkins had two stolen bases apiece.

Canajoharie 17, Middleburgh 1

Middleburgh100 00 - 1 7 3

Canajoharie30(10) 4X - 17 15 0

WP: Logan, LP: Risch

Big 10

Bishop Gibbons 8, Amsterdam 1

AMSTERDAM - The Lady Rams managed three hits and struck out 13 times in Friday's Big 10 game at Shuttleworth Park.

Ashley Przybylowicz scored Amsterdam's lone run with a solo home run, her second in as many days, while Hannah Cronk connected for a pair of singles.

Bishop Gibbons 8, Amsterdam 1

Bishop Gibbons013 220 0 - 8

Amsterdam000 100 0 - 1



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