DELMAR – The Bethlehem softball team picked up its ninth Suburban Council victory of the season in its home finale with a 3-2 win against Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Friday, May 17.
The visiting Spartans took a two-run lead in the top of the second inning, but with runners on first and second base and one out, the Lady Eagles shut the door. Pitcher Anna Cleary induced a ground ball leading to 4-6 putout, and then she struck out the next batter to strand runners at first and third.
Bethlehem struck back in the bottom of the second inning. Clare Boegel led off with single to center, and Haley Nash was walked. With one out, Aurora Lagace sent a fly ball over the reach of the left fielder for a double, scoring Boegel. Cleary followed with a sacrifice fly that drove in Nash to tie the game at 2-2.
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DELMAR – Bethlehem overcame an early 2-0 deficit to defeat Niskayuna 14-2 on Senior Night Thursday, May 9, in a Suburban Council softball game.
Clare Boegel singled home the first Lady Eagles’ run in the bottom of the first inning, and Haley Nash followed with a two-run double to put the home team ahead 3-2. Nash later drilled a three-run homer to put the game out of Niskayuna’s reach. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem surges past Niskayuna on Senior Night”
Bethlehem rallied from a 5-0 deficit to defeat Greenville 11-8 Monday, May 6, in a non-league softball game.
An Aria Losee sacrifice fly got the Lady Eagles on the scoreboard in the third inning. From there, Bethlehem (7-4) outscored Greenville 10-3 to pull out the victory. Continue reading “Softball: Bethlehem rallies past Greenville in non-league contest”