Softball Takes Over Top Spot In AMCC With Wins Over Mounties: Part 1

Softball Takes Over Top Spot In AMCC With Wins Over Mounties: Part 1

Cresson, PA – The D'Youville Softball Team took on Mount Aloysius Saturday afternoon for the AMCC's Game of the Week and swept the host Mounties by the scores of 3-1 in game one and 5-3 in game two.

It wasn't until the fourth inning that the first run was put on the board. First baseman Lauren DeVantier (Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara-Wheatfield) led off the inning with a walk. The second baseman, Alison Hall (Cheektowaga, NY/Depew) was then walked in the next at-bat, followed by a walk to MacKenzie Kehlenbeck (Oakfield, NY/Oakfield-Alabama) to load the bases. A fourth walk of the inning was given up by the Mount Aloysius pitcher as Ashley Colan (Grand Island, NY/Grand Island) made her way to first, forcing in DeVantier from third and giving D'Youville the 1-0 lead.

The sixth inning would provide another run for the Spartan offense. Hannah Turek (Depew, NY/Lancaster) reached first on an error by the center fielder, and then advanced to second. Two batters later, Kehlenbeck doubled to bring home Turek and make the score 2-0.

Mount Aloysius scored a run in the bottom the sixth to cut D'Youville's lead in half. Leading off the next inning, pitcher Kalie McHenry (Amherst, NY/Sweet Home) tripled. Lydia Monin (Buffalo, NY/Tapestry Charter School) followed up McHenry's triple with a single, bringing home Kalie from third.

The Mounties would fail to score a run in the bottom of the seventh and lose the game to the Spartans by the final of 3-1. Kalie McHenry picked up her 12th win of the season after pitching a complete game. The reigning AMCC Pitcher of the Week went 7 innings allowing 2 earned run and struck out 11.

All 3 runs were scored by different players as well as driven in by different players. Lydia Monin, MacKenzie Kehlenbeck and Ashley Colan picked up the RBIs while Lauren DeVantier, Hannah Turek and Kalie McHenry all scored the runs. Monin also led the team with 3 hits.