Fulton softball season comes to an end with sectional loss

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton varsity softball team’s season concluded last week with an 7-6 loss to Oneida in the Class A Sectional quarterfinals.

Before playing Oneida, the Lady Raiders rallied from four runs down to come away with an 8-7 extra innings win over Camden.

Fulton got off to a decent start against Camden May 24. The Lady Raiders scored two runs in each of the games first two innings.

Camden responded with six unanswered runs of its own during the top of the third and fourth innings to take a 6-2 lead.

During the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings, Fulton met Camden’s response by scoring four unanswered runs to tie the game at 6-6. The game went into extra innings tied at 7-7 following an seventh inning where each team scored a run a piece.

Following Camden’s scoreless at bat, The Lady Raiders scored during the bottom of the eighth inning to clinch the one-run win.

Fulton was led by Lindsey Larkin, who had three hits and an RBI against Camden. Maureen McCann  finished with two hits and four RBIs.

Keisha Pierce, Ciarra Chapman, Ashley Cummins and Falecia Coleman comibed to tally eight hits and three RBIs for the Lady Raiders.

Larkin earned another win for Fulton on the mound. Larkin struck out 13 Camden batters while giving up seven runs on 11 hits.

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