Softball Dominates Raiders

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (7-7) defeated Fulton-Montgomery Community College (0-14) 15-1 and 7-0 on Thursday afternoon.

Maggie Miller (Maple Hill/Schodack) pitched game one, picking up her fourth win of the year, striking out seven and allowing no earned runs. Sierra Bailey (Hoosick Falls/Hoosick Falls) led the Vikings with two doubles, a triple and two RBIs. Emily Johnson (Tamarac/Wynantskill) recorded two hits and 3 RBIs, and Miller chipped in two hits and two RBIs.

In game two, Shayla Morris (Berlin/Berlin) posted her third win on the mound, while Miller came in the final two innings to earn the save. Miller went 3-4 at the plate, and Sam Mattey (Lansingburgh/Lansingburgh) added three hits and three RBIs. Alyssa Hand (Columbia/East Greenbush) and Katie Traver (Shenendehowa/Clifton Park) each posted two hits in the shutout victory.

The softball team hosts Corning on Saturday for a doubleheader beginning at noon.