Valley Sports Report for Penn York Valley


Valley Sports Report
WINDSOR, N.Y. — The Valley Storm 14U travel softball team went 2-2 here at the "Raider Rumble" over the weekend, losing games to the two teams that eventually played in the championship game.

The Storm opened pool play with a 5-3 loss to the TC Tremors Black. They were eliminated Sunday by TC Tremors Green, 6-3, in the quarterfinals.

Based out of BAGSAI softball complex in Binghamton, both Tremors team have players from Wyalusing to Syracuse to Horseheads to Scranton.

Pool play
TC Tremors Black 5, Valley Storm 3

The Valley Storm dropped a 5-3 decision to the TC Tremors Black in the opening game of pool play Saturday morning.

Horseheads’ Shelby Smith delivered a three-run home run, and Waverly’s Megan Lee singled and scored a run for the Storm’s only hits of the game. Horseheads’ Sophie Smith also scored a run.

Athens Megan Bennett was tagged with the tough-luck loss. She allowed five unearned runs, thanks to five errors behind her, on five hits, while striking out five and walking four.

Valley Storm 9, RBI Lightning 5
Valley Storm scored four runs in the top of the fourth inning and three more in the fifth in a 9-5 win over Endicott-based RBI Lightning in pool play Saturday afternoon.

With the score tied at 2-2, Megan Lee led off the third inning with a single. With one out, Sophie Smith  stroked an RBI single to make it 3-2.

After a single by Tioga’s Michaela Webb, Shelby Smith and Corning’s Jenna Case delivered back-to-back RBI singles to push the lead to 5-2. Athens’ Emma Repsher capped the rally with a run-scoring groundout.

The Lightning scored an unearned run in the bottom of the fourth to trim the deficit to 6-3, but the Valley Storm answered with three runs in the top of the fifth to take a 9-3 lead.

Webb delivered the second run of the inning with an RBI single, and Shelby Smith’s sacrifice fly capped the rally.

Webb had three hits, including a double, scored two runs, stole two bases, and drove in a run, and Shelby Smith homered and singled, scored twice, and had three RBI to pace the Storm’s 11-hit attack.

Case singled twice and had two RBI in the win, while Sophie Smith singled, scored a pair of runs, and drove in a run, Lee singled and scored a run, Tioga’s Mackenzie Luther and Athens’ Harley Sullivan each added a single, and Tioga’s Giovanna Rossi and Julia Brown each scored a run.

Waverly’s Hali Jenner earned the win. She allowed four earned runs on six hits, while striking out four and walking four in a complete-game, five-inning effort.

Valley Storm 8, Full Throttle 0
Jenna Case tossed a four-hitter to lead Valley Storm to an 8-0 win over Towanda-based Full Throttle in the final game of pool play Saturday afternoon.

Case struck out two and walked none in a five-inning complete game. She threw just 51 pitches.

Emma Repsher doubled and singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, and Giovanna Rossi singled twice and scored a run to lead the Storm’s 10-hit attack, while Megan Bennett singled twice and scored a run, and Case singled and had two RBI

Sophie Smith doubled, scored two runs, and drove in a run in the win, while Harley Sullivan singled and knocked in a run, Hali Jenner singled and scored a run, and Megan Lee, and Shelby Smith each scored a run.

TC Tremors Green 6, Valley Storm 3

The fifth-seed TC Tremors Green scored a pair of runs in the top of the fourth inning to break a tie game en route to a 6-3 win over Valley Storm in the semifinals Sunday morning.

Tremors Green took a quick 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Harley Sullivan stroked a two-out, two-run single in the home half of the frame to trim the deficit to 3-2.

Megan Lee led off the second with a triple, but was wiped out at the plate on a squeeze attempt moments later. Sophie Smith then ripped an RBI double to tie the game at 3-3.

Sullivan had three hits, including a double, and two RBI to lead the Storm’s nine-hit attack, while Megan Bennett and Jenna Case each singled and scored, and Sophie Smith singled and drove in a run.

Lee tripled for the Storm, while Jenner and Michaela Webb each added a single, and Shelby Smith crossed the plate once.

The Storm, now 19-3-2, will be in Sunbury this weekend for the ASA Hall of Fame tournament.

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