Sugden’s baserunning key in Panthers’ win


WATERTOWN — Sarah Johnson hurled a complete-game one-hitter and struck out 11 as the top-seeded LaFargeville softball team downed No. 2 Belleville Henderson, 10-1, in the Frontier League “D” Division final Tuesday at Jefferson Community College.

Rachel David doubled twice and drove in four runs, while Abby Gaumes and Miranda Brown each added a hit for the Red Knights (16-0), who won the playoff title for the third time in four seasons. There were no playoffs in 2018.

Hannah Goodwin provided the lone hit for the Panthers (10-6).

Alexia Clemons went 4-for-4 with four RBIs as the Beavers beat the Red Raiders in a crossover game at Beaver Falls, therefore earning the Beavers the “C” division title.

Winning pitcher Kirsten Joslin struck out eight for Beaver River (11-5, 10-5).

Bailey Zicari provided two hits for Lowville (4-10).


Hannah Ielfield was a three-time winner as the Falcons rolled to the Section 3 Class C-1 girls team title at Sauquoit Valley.

Ielfield took wins in the 800 meters, 2,000 steeplechase and 3,000 for South Lewis, which scored 206.5 points to win the team title. Cooperstown placed second and Pulaski third.

In the boys meet, Devin McRae won the triple jump, and the 3,200 relay squad of Cody Greene, Noah Edick, Eli Durgan and Collin Stafford were victorious for South Lewis. The Falcons were edged out for the team title by the host Indians.

Nathaniel Erker won three events as the Beavers took the boys Class C-2 team title at Waterville.

Erker got win in the 100, 200 and the 400 relay for the Beavers. Colton Kempney took the 1,600 and 3,000 steeplechase. Sandy Creek took 10th.

In the girls meet, the Beaver River 3,200 girls relay of Lauren Brandt, Makayla Garrison, Shauna Rice and Taylor Moore was victorious. Beaver River was third in team scoring, while Sandy Creek was 11th behind first-place Tully.


Ryan Peters went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs as the Cyclones wrapped up the outright Frontier League “A” Division title, blanking the Cavaliers (0-7) in Adams.

Andrew Victoria added a pair of RBIs and winning pitcher Kalub Conway tossed five no-hit innings for Watertown (10-2, 8-1).


Mackenzie Alexander’s eight goals helped the second-seeded Spartans pull away to defeat the seventh-seeded Trojans in a Section 3 Class D quarterfinal.

Natalie Strough (four goals, two assists) and Savannah Fish (three goals, three assists) each added six points for South Jefferson (12-5), which allowed only one goal in the second half.

The Spartans will play third-seeded Westhill in Thursday’s semifinals at East Syracuse-Minoa.

Karly Roos netted a hat trick for Homer (8-8).

Sarah Hutchings scored five goals and assisted on another and Katy Wangsness tallied four goals and assist to propel the fourth-seeded Mustangs past the fifth-seeded Lions in a Class D quarterfinal in Marcellus.

Anna Vetsch totaled two goals and four assists and Maisie Moses contributed three goals and an assist for Marcellus (10-5).

Bailey Thomas scored four goals and assisted on five others for General Brown (12-6).

Keara Patterson produced three goals and six assists as the No. 3 Red Raiders downed the No. 6 Cyclones in a Class C quarterfinal at Fulton.

Lauren Goss scored four goals for Fulton (10-6), which plays second-seeded ESM in Thursday’s semifinals at Christian Brothers Academy.

Sarah Kilburn collected three goals and an assist for Watertown (9-7).

Hannah Partigianoni scored three goals and assisted on four others and Grace Call scored five goals as the fourth-seeded Tigers downed the fifth-seeded Comets in a Class C quarterfinal in Cortland.

Morgan Tabel and Tsai Lewis each scored three goals for Cortland (6-10). Emilie Robbins scored three goals to pace Carthage (9-8).

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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