Saturday, July 8, 2017


 MONGAUP VALLEY--Triple-header Sullivan County Women's Softball league action took place last Thursday night at Collins field in Mongaup Valley but two of the games were short-lived as a result of the 15-run rule. 
  The first game of the night between A division Charlie's Angel's (7-7) and B division league leaders New Hope (10-5)  went the full seven innings  with Charlies Angel's posting a 15-7 win behind the pitching of Angel's coach Jo Ann Walls and severaloutstanding outfield catches by former Tri-Valley Central School 2017 MVP Kacie Allison. 
  The Angel's got on the board in the bottom of the first inning scoring three runs but New Hope quickly added two runs in the top of the second.
  Charlies Angels broke the game open in the bottom of the third inning scoring five runs to boost their lead to 8-2. 
  The Angels added three more in the fourth inning and two in the fifth and two more in the sixth.
  New Hope scored three in the fifth and their last two runs in the sixth. 
  Angel's coach Jo Ann Walls in post game remarks noted "the team played good ball tonight and we had excellent defense...kudos to New Hope as they played well too."
  A Division  L&B Tack took a 12-1 record into the second game of the night against B Division VanKeuren  Landscaping (5-8).
  VanKeuren's took a first inning 4-0 lead which was short lived as L&B tied the game at 4-4- in the top of the second, increased their lead to 9-4 in the fourth and coasted to a 20-5 win as a result of the 15-run rule. 
  The third game between VanKeuren's and A division Welsh Cabin also ended with Welsh's taking the victory on the 15-run rule. 

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