The Fulton varsity softball team scored three late inning runs against Chittenango to ensure victory last Thursday.
With the game tied at 3-3 going into the sixth inning, The Lady Raiders outscored Chittenango by two runs during the game’s final two innings en route to a 6-4 win.
Chittenango scored first and took a 1-0 lead during the bottom of the first inning. During the top of the third and fourth innings, Fulton responded with three runs to take a 3-1 lead.
Chittenango tied the game with two runs during the bottom of the fourth inning. During the top of the sixth inning, Fulton scored to go ahead 4-3. The Lady Raiders added two more runs during the top of the seventh inning to extend their lead to 6-3. Chittenango attempted to rally during their final at bat. They scored to cut Fulton’s lead to 6-4, but were unable to get any closer as the Lady Raiders held on for the win.
Fulton was led by Keisha Pierce and Ciarra Chapman. They both had two hits and an RBI against Chittenango. Lauren Synder and Mikayla Guernsey combined to tally a hit and an RBI for the Lady Raiders.
Lindsey Larkin earned a win on the mound for Fulton. Larkin struck out six batters while giving up 4 runs on 10 hits.
The Fulton varsity softball team got off a quick start against Syracuse West Friday.
The Lady Raiders scored four runs during the game’s first two innings en route to a 9-0 shutout of Syracuse West.
Fulton took a 1-0 lead during the bottom of the first inning. Following another scoreless at bat for Syracuse West, the Lady Raiders added three more runs during the bottom of the second inning. They added another run during the bottom of the fourth inning, which brought the score to 5-0.
Phoenix varsity girls softball Coach Casey Jones has mentioned several times that if his team does not play to its capabilities, it still has an incomparable will to win.
Jones’ statement was never more true than it was when his team took Chittenango Friday. Despite six costly errors, the Lady Firebirds came from behind for a dramatic 13-12 win.
Chittenango got things going quickly, taking a 1-0 lead during the top of the first inning. However, the game became far more interesting during the second inning. Chittenango added five more runs to bring its lead to 6-0.
The Fulton girls lacrosse team hosted Jamesville-DeWitt Saturday in a game that was a battle for the top spot in the league.
Even though J-D attempted eight more shots on goal, Fulton withstood the aggressive play by making the most of the shot attempts that it took.
The Lady Raiders made 81 percent of their shot in the 13-11 win, which put them at the top of the league standings.
Following a competitive first half, Fulton took an 8-6 lead into halftime. The second half was even more competitive as both teams scored five goals a piece. J-D, however, was unable to cut into the Lady Raiders’ lead as they escaped with the two-goal win.
The Phoenix varsity baseball team entered the sixth inning of Monday’s game against Mexico with a three-run lead.
With Mexico’s batters struggling to score, it seemed as if the Firebirds were on their way to victory. However, despite its impressive lead, Phoenix did not lose focus.
Instead of potentially allowing Mexico back into the game, the Firebirds added four more runs during the top of the sixth inning. These runs later proved to assist Phoenix in holding off Mexico for a 9-6 win.
The Fulton boys lacrosse team got off to a quick start, putting Chittenango into a hole that they could not dig out of during Tuesday’s game.
During the first three quarters, the Raiders built a 12-goal lead. Despite Chittenango’s best efforts to rally during the fourth quarter, Fulton’s lead proved to be too much as the Raiders prevailed with a 14-10 win.
Fulton got off to a solid start against Chittenango. By the end of the first quarter, Fulton had a four-goal lead. Though the second quarter proved to be more competitive, Fulton still outscored Chittenango by a goal to take a 8-3 lead into halftime.