Binghamton’s Jenna Dean hit a three-run home run, helping the Patriots edge visiting Corning 7-5 in Thursday’s softball Southern Tier Athletic Conference game played at BAGSAI Sports Complex.
Dean’s home run came off Corning pitcher Angie Frampton, and turned a 4-3 deficit into a 7-4 lead that the hosts would not relinquish. Leah McGovern and Mikayla Pourby scored on the play.
The inning prior, Dean came within inches from another home run, instead hitting the top of the wall and settling for an RBI double that scored Pourby. Pourby finished 3-for-3 and pitched a complete game with six strikeouts, earning the win.
Windsor 6, Seton Catholic Central 3: At SCC, Paige Rauch recorded ten strikeouts, and hit a two-run home run in the first inning, propelling Windsor to a STAC victory.
Chenango Forks 9, Owego 4: At CF, Maddie Fiore finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs, helping Chenango Forks (4-1) to a STAC win.
Horseheads 10, Vestal 0: At Horseheads, Amerber Terlaje pitched a complete-game shutout leading the Blue Raiders to a STAC win.
Afton 23, Oxford 0: At Oxford, Tanya Hatton pitched a no-hitter, allowing two walks and striking out 14 in the MAC victory. Hatton also had a triple and a double to go with a pair of RBIs. Payton Cutting smacked a two-run homer on her 2-for-4 day.
Elmira 4, Maine-Endwell 3: At M-E, two singles, an intentional walk, and a Spartans’ error on the last play in the eighth inning pushed the Express to victory.
Norwich 9, Johnson City 4: At Johnson City, the Purple Tornado took advantage of Wildcats errors to take the lead in the seventh inning and win the STAC matchup.
Union-Endicott 12, Ithaca 0: At Ithaca, Hunter Kintner hit a bases-loaded double as part of a four-RBI game for the Tigers in the fourth inning. Adrianna Harvey also had three RBIs.
Oneonta 2, Susquehanna Valley 1: At SV, Oneonta’s Brie Baker recorded 12 strikeouts to hold off the Sabers.
Corning 18, Binghamton 0: At Binghamton, Derek Ayers pitched a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts to lead the Hawks (7-1) to their seventh straight victory. Greg Speroni finished 4-for-4 with four runs scored and four RBIs in the STAC victory.
Chenango Forks 7, Owego 2: At CF, Nate Butler earned a STAC win in his first varsity start. Andrew Ziegenfus finshed 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs for Chenango Forks (5-3).
Horseheads 4, Vestal 3: At HH,Jake Burlingame and Christian Nickerson of Horseheads (5-2) held the visitors to five hits. Nick Wegmann’s double was the lone extra-base hit for the Golden Bears. Losing pitcher Mike Osinski and Jake Spellane each had RBIs for Vestal.
Susquehanna Valley 19, Oneonta 10: At SV, the Sabers (3-4) slapped nineteen hits and cruised to a STAC victory. Winning pitcher Matt Hassig’s home run produced two of SV’s 12 first inning runs.
Justin Caroway finished 3-for-5 with six RBIs and four runs scored, and Dave Matthews was 3-for-4 with an RBI and four runs scored.
Johnson City 14, Norwich 4: At JC, Logan Baburchak had three of the Wildcats season-high 15 hits. Nick Chilson had two hits, four RBIs, and six strikeouts on the mound, earning the win.
Tioga 27, Marathon 5: At Tioga, Travis Moyer finished 6-for-6 with six RBIs and four runs scored as the Tigers (5-0) easily won their Interscholastic Athletic Conference game.
Lansing 21, Watkins Glen 6: At Lansing, Owen Davis hit a two-run single in the second inning to spark the Bobcats’ offense.
Hancock 24, Greene 7: At Hancock, Preston Walker and Lane Bass each hit grand slams to lead the Wildcats. Walker batted 4-5 and tallied nine RBIs.
Elmira 4, M-E 3: At Elmira, Justin Judson hit a RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to score the walk-off run for the Express.
Maine-Endwell 12, Johnson City 5: At JC, Hannah George finished with 23 saves, helping the Spartans (9-1) to a Section 4 victory. George accumulated 15 of her saves in the second half, and six girls recorded a point for M-E.
Vestal 16, Binghamton 3: At Vestal, the Bears cruised past the Patriots, going on a 7-0 run in the first half. Devon McKercher recorded four goals for the Bears, while teammate Tomasina Leska had four assists.