CLYMER -Panama came through with a pair of big innings and that proved to be the difference as the Lady Panthers held on for an 11-8 victory over Clymer (0-1) in non-league softball.
Those big innings came in the third and the sixth as Panama plated three runs in each of the frames.
The Lady Pirates loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh, but were unable to bring the runners home.
Carly Abbate of Panama fires a pitch in Tuesday’s non-league softball game against Clymer. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Scott Reagle
Carly Abbate got the win, tossing a complete game with five strikeouts and 11 walks, while surrendering 10 hits.
Kirsten Green and Jessica Lenart each slammed a home run and had three RBIs while Sarah Osborne drilled a double and came through with two RBIs.
Jo-Linda Rhodes tossed a complete game in getting the loss for Clymer, collecting 12 strikeouts while giving up four walks and 10 hits.
Offensively, Tatem Mielewski connected for a double, a single and two RBIs while Rhodes had two hits with an RBI and Miranda Marucci also drove in a run.
DAHN HITS FOR CYCLE
Bre Dahn hit for the cycle and drove in seven runs to lead the Fredonia Lady Hillbillies (2-0, 1-0) to an impressive 15-5 victory over Westfield (0-2).
Dahn had a three-run triple in the second inning to break the game open. She added a two-run double in the third and finished off the cycle with a solo home run in the fifth.
Baylee Tarnowski was the winning pitcher as she threw three innings of three-hit ball and gave up one earned run and struck out four.
Tesh Schober pitched two perfect innings in the sixth and seventh inning to close out the victory for the Lady Hillbillies.
Westfield's Sarah Burgoon had two hits with a triple in a losing effort.