Softball Splits with Broome

CONTACT: Justin Hoyt, (518) 629-7898,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Saturday, April 19, 2014

The Hudson Valley Community College softball team (9-3) split with Broome Community College (4-6) in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Vikings won game one, 9-1, but lost game two, 5-4.

The Vikings won big in game one behind a strong effort on the mound by Maggie Miller (Maple Hill/Schodack). Miller collected her ninth win of the year on the mound, improving to 9-1 on the season. Jacqueline Rossi (Shaker/Latham) and Rebekah Johnson (Amsterdam/Amsterdam) each recorded two hits to lead the Vikings to the game one win.

Rossi added two more hits and two stolen bases in game two, but it wasn’t enough. Allison Ford (Mechanicville/Mechanicville) went 2-4 at the plate, but received the loss on the mound.

The softball team travels to Clinton on Tuesday for a doubleheader at 3 p.m.