POTSDAM – Franklin Academy softball pulled away, 20-7 over Potsdam on the road Thursday.
The Huskies built a 14-7 lead through six innings before sealing the win win a 10-run barrage in the seventh.
Mackenzie Lane (5K, 2BB) went the first four innings to gain the win with Ryleigh McCauley (6K, 1BB) coming on to close. Karley Green (3K, 11BB) went the distance in taking the loss.
McCauley also made lead contributions offensively with three hits, including a triple, and three runs scored. Courtney Dumas singled three times and scored twice. Madison Klepfer had two hits and four runs scored while Cathleen Bonville singled twice and scored twice.
Green connected for three hits with a triple and came around to score a pair of runs. Brooke Joyce had two hits and a run scored while Taylor Benda singled and scored twice.
Salmon River fell in both games of a double-header on the road to Ogdensburg Free Academy. The Shamrocks lost 18-0 and 22-1 each.
FRANKLIN ACADEMY 15, POTSDAM 5
In Malone, the Huskies steadily pulled away from a 6-4 lead through three innings by closing with three straight three-run surges. Jordan Perry was the winning pitcher and Jake Glover took the loss.
Dominic St. Hilaire pounded out four hits and drove in six runs to highlight the FA offense while Logan Spaulding had another three hits.
“It was a good bounce back win. Jordan did a great job throwing strikes and Harrison was, once again, great in relief,” Huskies coach Tim Lamay said. “The team was able to put some hits together and have a very good offensive game.”
TRACK AND FIELD
Coach Matt Tessier returned to Malone with his new school, Potsdam. The Huskies fell, 78-60 in both boys and girls meets.