DuShane dominates for the Panthers in May 10 outing

Crown Point 8, ELCS 4

Crown Point topped Elizabethtown-Lewis, 8-4, in a battle of Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball undefeateds May 9.

Crown Point entered the contest ranked 10th among Class Dteams in the state. ELCS was ranked 14th.

The teams battled to a 2-2 deadlock through eight innings. In the ninth Crown Point got back-to-back bunt singles by Amanda Wolf and Taylor Booth. ELCS then fell apart, committing five errors in the frame. Those miscues combined with Chelsea DuShane's RBIhit to plate six runs for the Panthers.

ELCS got two runs in the home ninth, but when the dust cleared Crown Point was still undefeated and in command of the MVACrace.

Wolf, Alexandra Mace and Lindsay Brace each had two hits for the Panthers.

Brace hurled a complete game for Crown Point, fanning 17 batters and allowing three hits.

Plattsburgh 8, Ticonderoga 3

Ticonderoga lost to Plattsburgh, 8-3, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 9.

Kristin Fisher pitched and hit the Hornets to victory. She fanned six in notching the mound win and had two hits and two runs batted in at the dish.

Jordan McKee had two hits for Ticonderoga.

Beekmantown 20, Moriah 3

Beekmantown scored in every inning as it beat Moriah, 20-3, in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference softball play May 9. Kendra LaFountain and Danielle Schwartz each had three RBI for the Eagles.Emily Cutting had two hits and Hailey Chapuk drove home two runs for Moriah.

Crown Point 10,

Minerva-Newcomb 0

Chelsea DuShane dominated Minerva-Newcomb, firing a no-hitter and striking out 19 of 21 batters, as Crown Point posted a 10-0 win in Mountain and Valley Athletic Conference softball action May 10.

A one point DuShane struck out 16 straight hitters as the Panthers remained undefeated and handled Minerva-Newcomb its first loss of the season.

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