Canton Hurler Spins Five-Inning Perfect Game
CANTON - The Canton Girls Softball team continued its quest for a perfect NAC Central season on Wednesday as Hadley Alguire achieved a five-inning perfect game in a 15-0 victory over Potsdam. Alguire struck out seven as the 7-1 Bears climbed to 4-0 in the NAC Central where they have outscored their divisional opponents 56-0. Lexi Huiatt secured the perfect game with a leaping catch at shortstop on a line drive by Karley Green in the top of the fifth inning.
In other Central Division action Gouverneur downed Salmon River 20-4.
Emily Wentworth led the another potent Canton offensive effort belting two doubles and a fence-clearing homerun. Brooke Larrabee doubled and tripled, Alguire doubled twice going 2-for-2 and Sydnee Francis singled twice.
"Hadley had great command of all her pitches and catcher Cate DeCoteau called a great game behind the dish. Our team defense was once again very good," said Canton Coach Mike Wentworth.
Other Canton hits were: a triple by Lexi Huiatt and singles by Alyssa Jacobs and Megan Davis
Gouverneur 20 - Salmon River 4: Peyton Mussaw struck out four and blanked the Shamrocks over the last three innings while taking part in an explosive hitting outing by the Wildcats. Mussaw went 4-4 and battery mate Lia Conell went 4-5. Raelin Burns doubled and tripled n a 3-4 outing, Shantell Sweet doubled in a 3-5 outing, Elizabeth Riutta also went 3-5 and Ellen Baer doubled and tripled.
Wiley went 3-3 for Salmon River and Leroux doubled and singled.
Massena 13 - St. Lawrence 4: Caitlyn Reed struck out 14 to lead the Red Raiders to a win over St. Lawrence Central (1-3) in a Central Division game in Massena.
Grayce Trimboli went 3-for-3 for Massena (3-2).
N-N 14 - P-H 1: Madison Weaver threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts in an East Division game
Kylee Kellison paced the Flyers (3-1) with three hits.
Chateaugay 18 - Tupper Lake 17: Chateaugay turned back the Lumberjacks who scored 11 runs in the sixth inning, Chloe Champagne scored four times to lead the Bulldogs and Cadence Tyo scored four times for Tupper Lake.