Softball Routs North Country

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (4-4) defeated North Country Community College (0-4) 8-0 and 17-3 on Tuesday afternoon.

In game one, Samantha Mattey (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh) went 3-3 with a two-run homerun and Taylor Kleis (Chrysalis-Juanita/Kirkland, WA) also went 3-3, including a triple and two RBIs. Shaylah Morris (Berlin/Berlin) pitched a complete game shutout, allowing only two hits and three strikeouts. In game two, Gabriella Daniels (Troy/Troy) led the Vikings with two doubles and a homerun, while Kayley O'Brien (Niskayuna/Niskayuna) had three singles and two RBIs. Kleis got her first win on the mound this season recording three strikeouts in the win.

The softball team hosts Herkimer County Community College on Thursday, April 12 at 3 p.m.