Lady Panthers Roll Past Sherman In Division 2 West

PANAMA- The Panama Lady Panthers had no trouble at home on Monday in Division 2 West softball in posting a 21-5 win over visiting Sherman.

Carly Abate fanned nine in her game-winning performance to go along with a pair of walks and five hits allowed, and helped her own cause with three hits.

Brittany Lenart was 4 for 4 with a home run and Sarah Osborne added three hits and a triple while Haley King also had three singles in the win.

Natalie Houle tossed a complete game for Sherman that included six strikeouts and 15 walks.

She was aided by a pair of hits from Gracie Nayer and triples by Jordan Phelps and Cadi Hannold.

WESTFIELD HANGS ON

WESTFIELD -Westfield managed to hang on after a furious rally by Cassadaga Valley (0-2) and the Lady Wolverines (5-1, 7-1) won a close one, 10-9.

Leading 10-5 going into the top of the seventh, Westfield seemed to be in control, but the Lady Cougars roared back as Joey Horton scored a run on an error. Olivia Ruiz singled to bring home Madison Reuther and a single by Alicia Guichard scored another run and Kylee Braymiller hit a sacrifice fly to right that brought home the fourth run of the inning to make it 10-9.

The winning pitcher for Westfield was Laura Tofil, who went 2 innings with three strikeouts, three walks, giving up seven hits and five runs.

Offensively, Katheryn Catalano drilled three hits and scored three times, and Rachel Allen added two hits with a triple and drove in three runs.

Alyssa Hahn took the loss for Cassadaga Valley, striking out two while surrendering four walks, five hits and six runs in 3 innings. Guichard had two hits and Braymiller doubled and singled.

BROCTON EDGES CLYMER

CLYMER – Brocton battled back with a big inning, dashing Clymer’s hopes of getting a victory as the Lady Bulldogs came away with a 12-10 win in eight innings.

The Lady Pirates (0-4) led 8-4 going into the top of the sixth inning, but Brocton exploded for six runs to pull ahead.

Winning pitcher Jess Merle gave up two walks with seven strikeouts in the complete game victory and also doubled and singled, driving home three runs.

Jess Delcamp drilled a triple and two singles with an RBI, and Abby VanHout had a double and single with one RBI.

For Clymer, Tatum Mielewski connected for two triples and an RBI, Sydney Beal had double and two singles with two RBIs and Rachel James and Courtney Newton both added three hits.

Brianna Summers took the loss with six strikeouts and eight walks.