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Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Softball: Northeastern Clinton Cougars @ Plattsburgh Hornets April 25th 2022

diving catch
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Kyle Coryea

Northeastern Clinton's with the diving catch on the low line to shortstop. The Plattsburgh Hornets would be the away team as they play at home against the Northeastern Clinton Cougars a the Cougars' field was not ready to be played on. The game would start off good for the Hornets as they would get two runs in the first inning for the 2-0 lead and that's, where the game would stay until the bottom of the third when the Cougars would answer with two of their, own and tie the game at 2. Although it would not be tied for very long as the Hornets would answer back in the fourth inning with three runs and retake the lead at 5-2. Then in the fifth, the Hornets would get two more as they would extend the lead to 7-2. In the bottom of the fifth, the Cougars would get a single run to make it a 7-3 game, and then at the bottom of the sixth, the Cougars would add another three runs and make it a 7-6 game as they went to the seventh. In the seventh inning, the Hornets would the game away as they would add three runs and get the 10-6 win. Gallery

grounder
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's shortstop takes the grounder to the glove and the body and fires onto first for the out. Gallery

SUNYAC Softball: Potsdam State Bears @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals April 23rd 2022

across the diamond
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Sam Gentile (2) with the pick and fire to get the base runner at first for the out. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Potsdam State Bears in the home season finale of the 2022 season in doubleheader SUNYAC action. The first game would remain scoreless until the bottom of the third when McKearin would score on the fielder's choice to make it 1-0. In the bottom of the fourth, the Cardinals would add another single run in the bottom of the fourth on another fielders choice and Langdon would score. In the fifth inning, the Cardinals would get two runs on Palmer's rbi triple and Langdon's rbi single. From there the Cardinals would hold on for the 4-0 win. In the winning effort, Golino would go the complete-game shutout giving up just 1 hit and striking out six as the Cardinals go to 9-14 on the season. After a thirty-minute break, the teams would meet up again for game two of the doubleheader. The second game would start as the first game ended as the Cardinals would get three runs in the first lead by Maggiacom 2 rbi double for the 3-0 lead. In the second inning, they would get another run as Palmer would score on the wild pitch to make it 4-0. In the fourth inning, the Bears would break up the shutout on Brandt's double to make it 4-1. In the sixth inning though the Cardinals would put the game out of reach on a three-run home run by Langdon to make it a 7-1 game and that's where the game would finish. The Cardinals would go to 10-14 on the season as Maggiacom would go the complete game giving up four hits one run while striking out three. The Cardinals will be in action again on Monday as they travel to Oswego to face them in doubleheader action. Gallery

extra base hit
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Claire Palmer (7) makes contact on the pitch down the middle for the extra-base hit for a rbi. Gallery

SUNYAC Softball: Geneseo State Knights @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals April 12th 2022

squares up
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Danielle Torres squares up on the pitch and sends a shot to the outfield for the base hit. The first game of the doubleheader would not start off good for the Cardinals as they would give up a rbi double in the first inning and trail 1-0. Then in the third inning, the Knights would score another three runs led by Schwartz 2 rbi triple, and make it a 4-0 game. Then in the fifth inning, the Cardinals would get on the board with a pair of runs led by Langdon rbi single and make it a 4-2 game. In the sixth inning, the Knights would take control of the game with three runs lead by Schmitz 2 rbi double, and make it a 7-2 game. In the seventh inning just add insurance on the game the Knights would get another three runs to get the 10-2 win. Then it would be onto game two of the doubleheader and it would start off good for the Cardinals as they would get a rbi double in the first by Maggiacom for the 1-0 lead. The Knights would battle back and tie the game at one on an error. Then in the fourth inning, the Cardinals would regain the lead at 2-1 on a sacrifice fly. Then in the fifth inning, the Knights would score four runs as they take the 5-2 lead led by Riccardi 2 rbi single. Then in the sixth, the Knights would add another run on the Schwartz rbi double for the 6-2 lead. Then in the bottom of the inning, the Cardinals would cut the lead in half at 6-4 on the Torres 2 rbi single. Then in the seventh inning, the Knights would put the final touches on the game with a rbi single by Kersch for the 7-4 win. In the losing effort, the Cardinals fall to 8-12 on the season. Gallery

base hit
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Kristina Langdon with the shot down the line for the base hit. Gallery

SUNYAC Softball: Brockport State Golden Eagles @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals April 11th 2022

at the plate
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Danielle Torres gets the ball at the plate to cut down the runner. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Brockport State Eagles in doubleheader SUNYAC Softball action. The Cardinals would get single runs in the 2nd and 6th inning thanks to Maggiacomo and Gentile for the 2-0 win in game 1. The Cardinals pitcher Kristina Maggiacomo would go the complete game strike out five and scattered six hits for the 2-0 win. Then they would head to game 2 as they would look for the sweep on the day. The game would start off with the two teams trading runs in the first single with Darguilo getting a two rbi single and Waite a rbi single in the first inning as the Cardinals have a 3-1 lead after the first inning. The Cardinals would another run in the second inning as Garguilo with the RBI single for the 4-1 lead. The Eagles would come back and tie it up in the top of third on three rbi singles. Although at the bottom of the inning the Cardinals would regain the lead at 5-4 on Murray's fielder choice. The Eagles would tie the game up again in the fifth inning on a passed ball. Then in the sixth inning, the Eagles would take their first lead of the game at 7-5 on a fielders choice and single. Although the Cardinals would get it back to 7-6 on Murray's rbi single. Then in the seventh inning, the Cardinals would get two runs including a walk-off double by Waite to give the Cardinals the 8-7. With the win, the Cardinals get the sweep on the day and go to 8-10 on the season. Gallery

over run
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Kristen Langdon gets the ball in centerfield and fires it back in to hold the runners. Gallery

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Softball: Saranac Chiefs @ Peru Nighthawks April 11th 2022

strike three
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Evan Patrie

Peru's pitcher deliveries the strike as part of the complete game win. It would be a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Softball matchup between the Saranac Chiefs and the Peru Nighthawks in early season action. The game would start off good for the home Nighthawks as they would get five runs in the first two innings and take the 5-0 lead. In the third inning, the Chiefs would start to get back in the game with two runs on Benjamin and Owen base hits for a 5-2 game. The game would stay there till the sixth when the Nighthawks would get two runs again to resecure their five-run lead at 7-2 and that's where the game would finish for the Nighthawks win. Gallery

fly out
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Evan Patrie

Peru's second base with the catch in the infield for the out to retire the sides for the inning. Gallery

Champlain Valley Athletic Conference Softball: Peru Nighthawks @ Plattsburgh Hornets April 5th 2022

joggling catch
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh's shortstop with the juggling catch on the pop-up in the middle of the infield. It would be the season opener for the Plattsburgh Hornets and the Peru Nighthawks in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action at the redone Plattsburgh Hornets field. The game would start off fast and furious for the home Hornets as they would get six runs in the first for the early 6-0 lead. The Hornets would continue the offense in the second inning as they would get three more to extend their lead to 9-0. The early game success would continue in the third with another two runs and they were off to the races with an 11-0 lead. The game would stay there all the way to the 6th inning when the Nighthawks would finally get on the board with a pair of runs for the 11-2 game. Although the Hornets would get four runs in the sixth to make it a 15-2. Then the last inning the Nighthawks would get a pair as they made a last-ditch effort at the game as the Hornets get the 15-4 win and go to 1-0 on the season while the Nighthawks fall to 0-1 Gallery

slides in safe
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Kyle Coryea

Peru's runner slides in safe under the tag of the swipe attempt by the Hornet's third baseman. Gallery

SUNYAC Softball Oneonta Red Dragons @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals April 3rd 2022

out at second
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Claire Palmer (7) slaps the tag on Oneonta State's baserunner on the steal attempt. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals were back in action the next day as they would take on the Oneonta State Red Dragons in doubleheader action. The Red Dragons would get first blood as they would get four runs in the third inning highlighted by a 2 rbi double by Serena. The Red Dragons would get a single run in the fourth and fifth to make it a 6-0 game. The Cardinals would get on the board in the fifth with a fielders choice by Kelsey Waite to make it a 6-1 game. Then in the sixth inning, the Red Dragons would add three more runs lead by Serena 2 rbi double for the 9-1 lead to invoking the mercy rule as the Cardinals lose game 1 and fall to 5-8 on the season. After a twenty-minute break, the teams would return for the second game of the doubleheader and it would once again start off badly for the Cardinals as they would give up three runs in the first inning led by Digiovanni rbi single. Although in the bottom of the inning the Cardinals would answer back with a pair of runs by Sam Gentile and Kelsey Waite for a 3-2 game. The Red Dragons would extend the lead back to a Cardinals error making it 4-2. The Red Dragons would make it a three-run game on a rbi single by Mangone in the fifth inning. The Cardinals would answer back in the fifth as Golino would score on a wild pitch. The Cardinals would make it a one-run game in the sixth inning on a rbi single by Golino at 5-4. Although in the top of the seventh the Red Dragons would put the final touches on the sweep for the day on a rbi double by Hussey and secure the 6-4 win. In the loss, the Cardinals fall to 5-9 on the season and will be back in action on April 5th as they travel to St. Lawerence and take on the Saints. Gallery

running catch
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Kyle Coryea

Oneonta State's Canceller with the running catch as the ball was slicing to the line. Gallery

SUNYAC Softball New Paltz Hawks @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals April 2nd 2022

tag out
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Kelsey Waite (26) with the tag on the New Paltz base runner that got caught in a run down. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would open up the conference portion of their season as they would host the New Paltz Hawks in doubleheader action. The first game would be low scoring affair as the Cardinals would get single runs in the third and fourth innings. The scoring plays would come from Langdon in the third on a bunt rbi and a rbi double by Gentile for the 2-0 win. In the winning effort, Golino would go the distance for a shutout win while striking out six as they go to 4-7 on the season. After about a twenty break the teams would return for the second game of the doubleheader. The scoring would start quickly in the second game as the teams would trade runs in the second thanks to a rbi single by Maggiacomo to tie the game at one after two innings. Although the tie would not last long as the Hawks would get 3 runs in the top of third for a 4-1 lead. Although in the bottom of the fourth inning the Cardinals would explode for eight runs thanks in large part to a three rbi triple by Langdon to take the 9-4 lead and that's where the game would stay for the win. In the win, the Cardinals would earn the sweep on the day as Kristina Maggiacomo would strike out 12 in the complete-game win as they go to 5-7 on the season. The Cardinals will be back in action tomorrow as they will take on the Oneonta State Red Dragons. Gallery

out at second
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Kyle Coryea

Plattsburgh State's Kristen Langdon (16) tagged out at second while attempting to steal the bag on the wide slide. Gallery