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Lady Orange fall to top seed in sectionals

CROWN POINT - The Indian Lake/Long Lake Orange ran into a stone wall May 30, as top-seeded Crown Point was just too much to handle in the second round of the Section VII Class D playoffs. Crown Point hammered out 11 runs on 12 hits, allowing only two Orange runners to cross home.

The Orange were only able to manage two hits, as Crown Point pitching struck out 15.

Kaylie Miller took the loss for the Orange, allowing 12 hits. Miller tripled in the fourth and scored on a wild pitch.

Lady Orange advance in sectionals

INDIAN LAKE - The third and fourth innings proved seminal as the Indian Lake/Long Lake Orange defeated beat Lake Placid, 5-4, in Section VII Class D quarterfinal softball action May 28.

Up 3-2 in the fourth inning, Keily Miller ripped a RBI triple and Allison Pine followed suit with an RBI single.

Lake Placid pulled within one-run, plating two runners in the sixth. But with Miller on the mound, they were getting no-closer.

Minerva\Newcomb falls in second round

PORT HENRY - After pounding out seven runs in their first round victory over Keene, the Mountaineers bats fell silent May 30 as Moriah pitching held them to only two runs on three hits.

The Mountaineers and Vikings were tied at two all when Tim Armstrong's two-out single in the bottom of the fifth inning drove in two and gave Moriah the lead for good.

The Mountaineers kept it close throughout, as they took advantage of three Moriah errors. Both Mountaineer runs were unearned.

Sam Kelly pitched a gem for Minerva\Newcomb, but the necessary offense just wasn't there.

Mountaineers win sectional opener

NEWCOMB - Devon Tokarz yet again proved clutch as his ninth-inning RBI single thrust the Mountaineers into the quaterfinals in the Section VII Class D sectionals with a 7-6 victory over Keene, May 27.

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