DUANESBURG, N.Y. -- The Greylock Thunder 14-and-under travel softball team swept a double-header Sunday, defeating Tribes Hill of Rensselaer, 11-3, and the Scotia Scotties, 13-2.
Hannah Tatro was the wining pitcher in both contests, striking out seven on the day and allowing three earned runs. Jadyn Greenbush, Julia Kowalczyk, and Jaelyn Deeley led the way offensively, having multiple hit games with Deeley racking up five RBIs. Brook Bishop, Allie George and Aolani Luczynski provided excellent defense.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The Greylock Thunder U16 team came away with its second double-header sweep on Sunday, defeating Guilderland 15-1 and the Chatham Lady Reds, 2-0.
In Game 1, Alyssa Mercier doubled twice off of the top of the fence to drive in five runs for the game. Each Thunder player reached base and scored at least once. Crash Bird and Ellie Harnick split time in the circle, striking out 11 in the game.
In the second contest, Kayley Bushika doubled deep to left center in the fourth and singled sharply to left in the sixth, scoring Crash Bird each time to give the Thunder both its runs.
Pitching and defense were keys to the Thunder victory with Bird and Harnick again splitting the game in the circle, striking out nine and only allowing three hits. Defensively, the Thunder turned a huge double play with runners on first and third in the sixth when Crash Bird snared a rising line drive at second and fired to Megan Guyette to double the runner off of first. Abby Bird and Guyette were rock solid on defense all game. Sophia Guy chipped in on offense with a hit an a stolen base.
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. -- The Thunder's U18 team split its games on Sunday, beating Springfield Central, 15-2, and falling to the Warriors, 12-4.
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