Softball wins 6-2 in final at-bats

W hitehall broke open a tie game with a four-run seventh inning as they defeated Fort Edward 6-2 on Monday afternoon.

Tied at 2-2 going into the final inning, the Railroaders took advantage of some fielding miscues by the Forts, scoring four runs, three of them unearned.

Emily Harker and Olivia Short each doubled, recording the only hits of the game for Whitehall.

Brittney Putorti had a strong game on the mound for Whitehall, limiting Fort Edward to two runs on two hits in seven innings to pick up her second win of the season.

The Railroaders took an early 1-0 lead, plating a run in the second inning. But the Forts answered back in the bottom of the third, scoring a pair of runs to take a 2-1 lead.

Whitehall managed to even the score in the fifth inning.

The strong pitching on both sides was marred by 11 combined errors.

With the win, Whitehall improves to 2-1. The team is in action on Friday at Hartford before returning home on Monday afternoon to host Argyle.

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