Wyalusing blanks Towanda; Wellsboro clinches NTL West title
WYALUSING - Emily Faulkner held Towanda to just three hits as Wyalusing shut out the Knights 4-0 in NTL East softball action Friday.
The win helps the Rams keep up in the NTL East with Troy who beat Sayre 17-1.
Faulkner struck out two and issued one walk.
Wyalusing scored three in the second inning then added a safety run in the fifth.
Arielle Kneller led the Rams at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a run scored while Kasey DeVoir, Crystal Shirk and Maddy Eberlin also had hits.
DeVoir, Kneller, Shirk and MacKenzie Martin scored the runs.
Alaina Wickwire was strong in the loss, striking one while allowing five hits, no walks and none of the runs were earned.
Koryn Wickwire had a double while Mackenzie Roof and Sam Schoonover also had hits.
Wyalusing travels to Northeast Bradford Monday.
Wellsboro 13, Williamson 0, 5 innings
Alexa Singer allowed just one hit as the Green Hornets wrapped up the NTL West title in softball action Friday.
Singer struck out five while issuing just one walk.
Singer and Jordan Butters both had doubles while Sarah Ingerick and Mackenzie Marple also had hits. Ingerick had 3-RBI while Marple knocked in two runs. Singer and Butters knocked in one run each.
Sierra Magnotta had the lone Williamson hit.
Sarah Bates started and earns the loss while Gabby Ragalbuto came on in relief.
Wellsboro is at Canton Monday.
Northeast Bradford 11, Athens 6
Down 4-2 the Panthers scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth to take a lead they never gave up in their NTL East softball win Friday.
Athens scored four runs in the third to to up 4-1 with Northeast getting one back in the bottom half of the inning. After Northeast's big inning they led 8-4 when in the fifth they added three more runs to secure the win.
Maddy Johnson went 3-for-4 with three runs and an RBI to lead the Panthers while Chelsie Souto (2-for-3) and Bridget Haverly (2-for-3) also had multiple hits in the game. Souto's included 2-RBI and a double while Haverly had a triple, 2-RBI and two runs scored.
MaKayla Holbert, Monica Brown, Shelby Park, Julia Williams and Angelia Laudermilch also had hits with Williams' hit a double.
Calla Johnson added 3-RBI while Brown had 2-RBI with Laudermilch also knocking in a run. Williams scored twice while Holbert, Courtney Coleman, Park, Mackenzie Moore and Laudermilch also crossed home.
Souto earned the win with eight strikeouts and six walks.
Christin Dunkling went 2-for-4 with a home run, 2-RBI and an run scored to lead the Wildcats. Rica Dimon, Jensen Dunkling and Searah Kennedy had the other Athens hits with Jensen Dunkling and Kennedy both tripling.
Jensen Dunkling had 2-RBI while Kennedy had one. Jensen Dunkling also scored twice with Mackenzie Hafer, Dimon and Morgan Westbrook crossing home.
Katelyn Serfass struke out three and allowed no walks in the loss.
Northeast will host Wyalusing Monday.
Troy 17, Sayre 1, 5 innings
SAYRE - Bethany Manley allowed just four hits in picking up the win for the Trojans in NTL East softball action Friday. Manley had four strikeouts and one walk.
With the win the Trojans remain tied with Wyalusing atop the NTL East standings. The Rams beat Towanda 4-0 Friday.
Kelly Bridgham went 4-for-5 with a double and two runs scored for Troy while Brooke Mattocks was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored.
Kelsey Bristol and Faith Ceeley also had hits.
Ceely scored three times in the game while Bristol, Kara Schucker, Brooke Mattocks, Sara Hunsicker and Taylor Murray scored twice. Taylor Johnston also crossed home.
Shelby Coolbaugh scored the loss for Sayre, striking out two while allowing nine walks.
Kelly Villanti went 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the Redskins while Coolbaugh had a double with a run scored. Kristyn Tappan also had a hit.
Waverly 11, Newark Valley 2
The Wolverines rebounded from their 3-game losing streak by beating the Cardinals in IAC softball action Friday.
Shailei Kraft went 4-for-5 with a double, triple, three runs and 3-RBI to lead Waverly while Sam Mennig went 2-for-4 with a 2-run home run and 3-RBI.
Morgan Salsman was 3-for-4 with 3-RBI, Sabrina Bowman was 3-for-5 with two runs scored, Carmella Ruth was 2-for-5, Kiana Manuel was 2-for-5 with two runs and Rebecca Morgan had a hit with an RBI.
Megan Wilbur, Stephanie Bellis and Reyln Schwartzhoff each scored a run.
Mennig started and earns the win, striking out four while allowing six hits, two earned runs and one walk.
Waverly is now off until sectionals.
Canton 4, Liberty 2
Kellsy Ross threw a one-hitter for the Warriors in the victory on Friday.
Ross struck out three, walked one and allowed two unearned runs in the victory.
At the plate Ross had a double and two RBI for Canton.
Caitlin McFall had a hit and scored a run, Kayla Ward had a hit and scored a run and Emily Ambruch and Makenzy Route each scored runs.
Maggy Machmer and Emily Jennings each had hits in the game for Canton.
Kristina Buchanon had Liberty's hit in the game.
Madison York started and struck out three in 3 1/3 innings before leaving the game after being hit by a comebacker. Katie Carrigan struck out seven in 3 2/3 innings of relief.
Canton is at CV at 2 p.m. today.
Cowanesque Valley 15, Galeton 0, 3 innings
Jessi Prutsman and Shanelle Ianson each had home runs and Ianson combined with Courtney Schauer on a no-hitter as the Indians picked up a victory on Friday.
Prutsman had two hits, with the home run, and a double, and four RBI and Ianson had two hits with the home run and three RBI.
Becky Plummer was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI and Lexi Haylor was 2-for-2.
Ianson struck out three, walked none and allowed no hits in two innings and Schauer worked one perfect inning with one strikeout.