Lady Hornets win doubleheader vs. Clymer, Chautauqua Lake wins 11-4
OBSERVER Staff Reports
FORESTVILLE — The Forestville Lady Hornets resumed a postponed game against Clymer as part of a doubleheader against the Lady Pirates on Wednesday at Forestville High School in CCAA Division 2 West softball action. Forestville took the first game 14-2 and the second game 7-0.
In the first game, which resumed in the third inning, Alexis Alguire continued right where she left off in the circle. By the end of the game, she finished with 10 strikeouts and only allowed four hits in five innings for the victory. Jalyn Linton got the loss for Clymer, allowing 11 hits in five innings.
Forestville’s Lillee Gould was 3-for-4 with a triple and a home run, along with two RBI. Clare Kingsfield was 2-for-4 with a home run of her own, while Dakota VanArsdale was 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Clymer got a triple from Emily Perry, while Trinidy Stacy was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI.
In the second game, Forestville (8-3, 8-2) turned the ball over to Kaitlyn Alguire in the circle and she did not disappoint. Katelyn Alguire earned the win after recording eight strikeouts in a complete game one-hit shutout in five innings. Stacy got the loss for Clymer, pitching all five innings, with one strikeout. Stacy had the only hit of the game for Clymer.
Clare Kingsfield was 2-for-2 with a home run for Forestville, while Alexis Alguire was 3-for-3 with two RBI and Kaitlyn Alguire was 2-for-2.
Forestville is in action again today at Panama, then hosts Maple Grove on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Chautauqua Lake 11, Cassadaga Valley 4
SINCLAIRVILLE — The Chautauqua Lake Lady Thunderbirds are now just one win away from an outright division title after a win over Cassadaga Valley, 11-4, on Wednesday at Cassadaga Valley High School in CCAA Division 1 West softball action.
Cianna Braymiller led the way for Chautauqua Lake (12-3, 10-1) offensively with four hits, including a double, and three RBI. Chadelynn Johnson was 2-for-4 with a triple and Katelyn Fardink had three hits and three RBI, including a double. Kristen DeBicki and Olivia Bishop had hits for Cassadaga Valley (0-13, 0-10).
Olivia Anderson earned the win in the circle for Chautauqua Lake, once again getting the best of Brittyn LeBaron just as she did in the thrilling pitchers’ duel playoff game between the two teams a year ago. Anderson had eight strikeouts over five innings, while LeBaron had seven strikeouts in the complete game defeat.
Chautauqua Lake hosts Southwestern on Friday with a chance to finish off a league championship in back-to-back years in the final league game at home for the Lady Thunderbird seniors. Cassadaga Valley travels to Fredonia today to face the second place Lady ‘Billies.
Sherman 9, Westfield 7
SHERMAN — The Westfield Lady Wolverines lost a CCAA Division 2 West softball game on Wednesday by a score of 9-7 at Sherman High School.
The game was tied 6-6 after five innings, but Sherman scored three runs in the sixth inning to come out on top. Rowan Fisher was the winning pitcher for Sherman, while Tanleigh Bestine got the loss for Westfield, despite 10 strikeouts.
Haleigh Dellow had four hits in four plate appearances for Westfield. Kayla Yokum and Denali Burick had doubles for Sherman.