STAC SOFTBALL: OWEGO SHUTS OUT ITHACA FOR THIRD STRAIGHT WIN
(2022-04-23)Tioga County Sports Report
TIOGA CENTER — Owego moved above .500 with a 6-0 STAC softball victory over Ithaca here Saturday. It was the third straight win for the Indians.
Lauren Gilbert was impressive in the circle, twirling a 3-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and no walks.
She also paced the team at the plate, going 3-for-4 with three RBI.
Taylor Dalton singled to lead off the bottom of the first inning and scored on Gilbert’s one-out single. Her courtesy runner, Chelsea Rollison, stole home to make it 2-0.
Jordan Greeno singled to open the bottom of the fifth, advanced to second on defensive indifference and scored following an error off the bat of Ava Brown.
Following a walk to Sarah Terry, Brown scored on a passed ball then, following a walk to Alex Aubel, Terry scored.
Aubel scored the game’s final run on a single by Lyla Etienne.
Gilbert retired the last five batters to preserve the shutout.
Dalton, Greeno and Aubel each contributed a hit and run to the win, and Etienne added a hit and an RBI. Brown, Rollison and Terry scored one run apiece, and Carly Kirtland tacked on a hit.
Owego (4-3) visits Oneonta Monday.
IN PHOTO 1: Owego’s Layla Etienne. … PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR.
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