Spartan Softball Sweeps Finger Lakes

Cayuga Community College's 2019 Softball Team
Cayuga Community College's 2019 Softball Team

The Cayuga Women's Softball Team improved its overall record to 4-4 after they swept a doubleheader against Finger Lakes Community College over the weekend.

The Spartans improved their record to 4-2 in NJCAA Region III play with the 9-0 and 20-12 wins against Finger Lakes.

In game one, freshman pitcher Deanna Shackleton (Camillus, NY) shut out the Lakers, collecting seven strikeouts. She also had a hit and two runs batted in (RBI) at the plate. 

Ashley Stephens (Port Byron, NY) also had a RBI double. Libby Plish (Auburn, NY) scored three runs and got on base in each of her three plate appearances.

In the game two slugfest, the Spartans outlasted Finger Lakes by scoring 20 runs. Leadoff hitter and shortstop Kaylee Shackleton (Camillus, NY) scored four runs, while Deanna Shackleton also had two triples and six RBI.

Deanna Shackleton came on in relief of starter Kyra Cottrill (Skaneateles, NY) and earned the win on the mound. At the plate Cottrill scored three times, while Shelby Koch (Union Springs, NY) had two hits and five RBI.

The Spartans will host Broome on Tuesday, April 16, at the Herman Softball Complex.