Softball team drops pair of games late

W hitehall’s softball team lost a pair of close of games in the late innings last week.
Clinging to a one-run lead, Whitehall allowed two runs in the seventh inning as it lost to Fort Edward 3-2 on Monday night.
Alex Godfrey drove in Ashley Godfrey with a single to tie the game and Kaicey Sardina followed with an RBI single as Fort Edward earned the come from behind win.
Whitehall jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the first inning and added a second run in the fourth inning for a 2-0 lead, but Fort Edward cut the lead to one in the sixth inning and scored twice in the seventh.
Olivia Short had two of Whitehall’s four hits.
The game came nearly a week after Warrensburg rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Whitehall last Wednesday.
Whitehall had a 5-1 lead entering the fifth inning but Warrensburg scored five runs to take a one run lead.
Whitehall tied the score in the bottom half of the inning and added another run in the sixth inning before Warrensburg mounted its rally.
Whitehall was hurt by an uncharacteristic seven errors.
Whiteall also dropped a 15-0 contest to Fort Ann on Friday evening.
Fort Ann scored six times in the first inning and six times in the fifth inning.
The Railroaders (1-3) will look to right the ship tonight in a double header against Spa Catholic.




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