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 jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning and cruised past Shaker 9-1 Thursday, May 2, in a Suburban Council softball game.
Clare Boegel came close to hitting for the cycle for the Lady Eagles. Boegel finished the game with a single, a double, a triple and four RBI. Aria Losee singled twice and scored three runs, and Haley Nash added a two-run homer. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Bethlehem soars past Shaker”
Bethlehem scored six runs in the first inning on its way to an 8-3 victory over Shaker Thursday, April 25, in a Suburban Council softball game.
Pitcher Anna Cleary allowed two earned runs in 5.2 innings and belted a two-run homer in the first inning for the Lady Eagles. Clare Boegel had three hits and scored two runs, and Abby Campbell added a two-run double in the fifth innings.
Emmie Gilmore led Shaker with a double, two singles and two RBI. Sam Hardwick pitched six innings for the Blue Bison. Continue reading “Suburban Council softball: Anna Cleary leads Bethlehem past Shaker”
GUILDERLAND CENTER – Guilderland scored all of its runs in the bottom of the third inning to defeat Bethlehem 5-2 Thursday, April 18, in a Suburban Council softball game. Continue reading “Scenes from Suburban Council softball: Guilderland defeats Bethlehem for second win of the season”