Softball win, Baseball challenge continues OFA’s late season strides

Dave Shea/The Journal

OFA declared a 17-8 break-through sway Gouverneur in NAC Central Softball and also succumbed a late innings rally by Salmon River, 11-4 in NAC Central Baseball.

Both groups continued a definite growth heading towards their corresponding Section 10 Class B Tournaments.

The OFA Women (3-8) host Salmon River in their Central Division ending today at 9:30 a.m. and then take a trip back to Gouverneur on Monday for the Class B semi-finals. Front runner Canton will organize Salmon River on Monday after playing Massena on Saturday.

On Friday the Bears blanked Malone 15-0 behind a five-inning perfect video game by Ava Hoy.

In Baseball OFA (3-8) sees Canton today at noontime and after that hosts Potsdam in the Section 10 4 vs 5 seed game on Monday aiming to progress into rematch with top seeded Central Division champ Salmon River.


The Woman Blue Devils put their most complete video game of the period together to outscore the 6-6 Wildcats.

Bailey Friot went as well as pitched a complete video game 3-5 at the plate with three RBIs while Katherine Smith led the 20-hit violation going 5-5 with four RBIs and also Katherine Barkley tore a solitary as well as 2 doubles to drive in three runs.

” This was a much needed win. Katherine Barkley also struck the ball very well and also Abby Raven played fantastic defensively,” stated OFA Train Mark Henry.

” Bailey Friot continued to batter the strike zone like she has actually done all year and also we had some timely hits today.”

Other hitting contributions originated from: Zoey Williams with a single as well as a dual, Paige Pinkerton with 2 songs, Abby Raven with a single, Brooke Barr with a single and a dual, Myah Myers with 2 singles and also Delia Hooper with a solitary.

Peyton Mussaw as well as Katelyn Clancy each rubbed three singles for Gouverneur as well as Raelin Burns and also Elizabeth Riutta included two songs. Jenika Richards doubled and also Lia Canell singled.


MALONE– Canton’s Ava Hoy threw a five-inning best video game to lead the Golden Bears to a 16-0 gain Malone in an NAC Central Department softball video game Friday.

Hoy struck out nine, including the first 6, and also did not allow a batted sphere to transcend the bottle’s circle.

Olivia Sero led the infraction for Canton (16-0 in general, 11-0 organization) with 3 hits. Sydnee Francis lined 2 hits as well as stole 2 bases. Lucy DeCoteau as well as Courtney Peters both included 2 hits.


OFA required Salmon River ahead from behind to clinch the NAC Central title at 11-1 taking a 4-3 introduce the 6th inning.

The Shamrocks capitalized a protective lapse by Devils to rack up 5 runs in the sixth inning and 3 in the seventh as Caiden Cartier liquidated the win with an eight strikeout performance.

OFA hurler Seth Sholette likewise struck out eight and also blanked SR in the second, 3rd, fifth as well as fourth innings.

” Seth tossed well and we played an excellent 5 innings but we simply made too many mistakes in the last two innings,” stated OFA Coach Larry Mehaffy.

” However this game after defeating Gouverneur revealed that we are getting better.”

Kade Chef, Rick Chatland and also Luke Miller and stroked two singles for the Shamrocks as well as Cartier, Chase Lewis, Jarred Rollngs and also Bronson Bero all came through with one hit.

Sholette increased as well as singled for OFA which racked up two runs in very first and four innings. Alex Mitchell singled two times as well as Ryan Mitchell, Aaron Ellis, Dylan Sovie as well as Ryan Warchol singled.

Before the video game Train Mehaffy honored senior citizens David Denner, Ryan Warchol, Aaron Ellis as well as Gannon Kelly and their moms and dads.

” This was a much needed win. Katherine Barkley likewise struck the round really well as well as Abby Raven played terrific defensively,” said OFA Train Mark Henry.

Olivia Sero led the crime for Canton (16-0 overall, 11-0 organization) with 3 hits. Sydnee Francis lined 2 hits and stole 2 bases. Lucy DeCoteau as well as Courtney Peters both added two hits.

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