IAC SOFTBALL: WAVERLY RIDES 18-RUN FIRST-INNING OUTBURST TO 22-3 WIN OVER WATKINS GLEN (20 PHOTOS)
(2021-05-17)Valley Sports Report
WAVERLY "” Waverly erupted for 18 runs in the bottom of the first inning en route to a 22-3 five-inning win over Watkins Glen here Monday afternoon in IAC Large School softball action.
The Lady Senecas scored two runs in the top of the first, but the Lady Wolverines sent 23 batters to the plate in home half in a rally that featured eight hits, six base on balls, four hit batters, and three Watkins Glen errors.
Freshman Olivia Robinson drove in the first run of the rally with an RBI double to score senior Sidney Tomasso, who led off the inning with a triple.
She added an RBI single in her second at-bat of the inning, and was also hit a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in a run later in the rally. Robinson was hit by a pitch in three consecutive at-bats Saturday.
The first-inning outburst also featured a two-run single by senior Alyssa Sindoni, and RBI singles by freshman Peyton Shaw, junior Jadyn Babcock, Tomasso, and junior Aubrey Ennis.
Sophomore Alyvia Daddona and Tomasso added RBI singles in the second inning to make it 20-2.
Junior Lourden Benjamin drove in a run with a groundout in the fourth inning, and senior Hali Jenner capped the Waverly scoring with an RBI single to make it 22-2.
Tomasso had four hits, including a triple, scored four runs, and drove in two runs, and Robinson had three hits, including two doubles, scored four runs, and had three RBI to pace Waverly's 15-hit attack.
Babcock singled twice, scored three runs, and drove in two runs in the win, while Shaw singled, scored three runs, and drove in two runs, Jenner, Sindoni, and Hannah Burgess each singled, scored twice, and knocked in two runs, Daddona singled, scored one run, and drove in two runs, Ennis singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, and Benjamin crossed the plate once.
Tomasso earned the win for the Lady Wolverines, allowing three runs - two earned - on three hits, while striking out five and walking none.
Waverly, now 6-5, hosts Newark Valley Wednesday.
IN PHOTO 1: Waverly's Sidney Tomasso. ... PHOTOS COURTESY OF MIKE LUBERTOWICZ.
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