College roundup: Williams softball sweeps Skidmore


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Williams softball team picked up a pair of wins over Skidmore in non-conference action, winning the first game 4-0 and the second 9-1.

In the first game, Mackenzie Murphy picked up the win, striking out seven and giving up three hits and two walks.

At the plate, Kacey Cramer had a home run in the fourth, the first of three runs in the inning. Cramer finished 2 for 4. Murphy finished 1 for 3 with an RBI, driving in a run on a ground out in the fourth.

The Ephs (20-6) took the second game in just five innings. After leading 1-0 through two innings, Williams put eight on the board in the third to take control of the game.

Alejandra Magana got the win in the circle, striking out three on just three hits. The Ephs got six hits off of losing pitcher Amanda Carilli in 2 1/3 innings, including eight earned runs.

At the dish, Erica Li, Priscilla Pino, Brenna Martinez and Casey Pelz all hit home runs. Martinez drove in three runs on her homer.


TROY, N.Y. >> The MCLA softball team dropped a pair of games to Sage College on Wednesday, losing 3-2 in game one after nine innings before falling 10-0 after five in the nightcap.

In the first game, Sage's Morgan Dunn hit an RBI single to tie the game up at 2-2, then Kiersten Duncan hit an RBI double that plated Dunn for the win.

Rachel Quackenbush took the loss, going 8 1/3 with seven strikeouts, seven hits and just one earned run. Sage's Lindsay Brace took the win, going the distance and striking out 12 while walking five. At the plate, Katie Berghela went 2 for 2 with an RBI and three walks. The Trailblazers (8-12) finished with six hits.

In game two, Katelyn Henault stepped into the circle for MCLA, and Sage took advantage with six runs in the first en route to the shutout.

Katie Kovage got the win, striking out three and giving up just four hits. For Sage, Jennifer Onwe had a pair of home runs.


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