Softball team picks up first win

Best softballThe Granville softball team picked up its first win of the season last Tuesday against Cambridge.
Jordan Harrison led the way for Granville, limiting Cambridge to six hits and striking out five. She also helped her own cause, scoring three runs in the 15-7 win.
After a scoreless first inning, Granville jumped on the board with a single run in the second inning and added four more runs in each of the next two innings to open up a commanding 9-5 lead.
Jennifer Roberts and Brianna Ettori scored three runs apiece for Granville.
Granville’s offense was held in check the following day against Hoosick Falls.
The Panthers’ Erika Quackenbush limited Granville to three hits while striking out nine.
When the game started it appear Granville’s offense was up to the task as they scored three runs in the opening inning.
Hoosick Falls answered with two runs of its own and added four more in the bottom of the second inning.
Granville cut the lead to a single run with a pair of runs in the third inning but were limited to a single run the rest of the way.
Morgan Granger led Granville with a pair of hits and three RBI and Hailey Knowles recorded a double for Granville.
On Monday, Granville had a chance to even the score against Hoosick Falls, but couldn’t contain the Panthers’ offense as it exploded for 19 hits in the 10-5 victory.
The game started as a pitcher’s duel with Harrison holding Hoosick Falls scoreless through the first four innings.
Granville got on the board with two runs in the second inning, but Hoosick Falls took the lead with a four-run fifth inning. Granville responded with three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 5-4 lead but Hoosick Falls erupted for six runs in the final inning.
Knowles went 3 for 4 with two RBI to lead Granville and Gabby Hilder and Kelsie Jones each recorded two singles.
Granville (1-4 in the Wasaren League; 1-5 overall) will travel to Tamarac Friday before hosting Hoosic Valley on Monday evening.

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