Highlights & scores: college & high school softball

Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 8:04 AM EDT
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The Jefferson Community College softball team was in action Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Cannoneers entertained Broome Community College in doubleheader action.

Here are game one highlights:

Bottom of the first: 1-0 Jefferson. Riley Dowlearn with a base hit to left, driving in 2 Cannoneers. Jefferson is on top 3-0.

Marissa Valvo then singles up the middle, plating two more Cannoneers and expanding the Jefferson lead to 5-0.

Sarah Johnson was on the mound for Jefferson, keeping Broome off the scoreboard early.

In the bottom of the second, Bailey Zicari leads off with a single to left.

Later in the inning, Marissa Valvo singles to left. One run scores but the second one is thrown out at the plate: 6-0 Jefferson.

Jefferson goes on to sweep Broome 10-0 in the first game and 16-1 in the second.

Hammond visited Canton in Northern Athletic Conference softball.

Hammond opens with runners on first and second against Canton mound ace Emily Wentworth. Wentworth gets out of the jam with a strikeout to end the first inning without giving up a run.

In the bottom of the first, the Bears capitalize on a passed ball. Lexi Hewitt scores all the way from first base -- 1-0 Canton.

Cate Dakota drops down the bunt and Wentworth scores from third -- 3-0 Bears.

The Red Devils get out of further trouble when catcher Zoey Conningham prevents the steal with a strong throw to third base. Alivia Crosby applies the tag for the put-out.

Hailey Cunningham lays down the bunt.

Hammond played “small ball” looking for runs, but Canton went on to win the opener 8-2.

Hammond bounced back to capture the nightcap 7-6.

Tuesday’s local scores

College softball

Jefferson 10, Broome 0

Jefferson 16, Broome 1

SUNY Cortland 14, SUNY Potsdam 2

SUNY Cortland 18, SUNY Potsdam 2

High school softball

Canton 8, Hammond 2

Hammond 7, Canton 6

High school golf

Immaculate Heart 4.5, Sandy Creek 2.5

Madrid-Waddington 316, Potsdam 318

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