CURWENSVILLE—-For the second straight game the Curwensville Lady Tide softball team shut out their opponent. On Friday afternoon it was Moshannon Valley going down 10-0 as the Lady Damsels mustered only one hit. The win gives Curwensville a 8-1 mark on the year and leaves Mo Valley, coached by Mike Bacher, at 4-6. The Lady Tide have now outscored their opponents by an 80-8 margin.
Curwensville’s Holly Lansberry gave up a lead off single in the first inning to Taylor Murarik of the Damsels and then slammed the door on the visitors. Other than a walk later in the game that was it for Mo Valley as the Lady Tide scored five in the first inning, one in the second and four in the third to gain the 10 run rule win after 4 and Â½ innings of play. Lansberry, who now is also 8-1 on the year, struck out 10.
Catcher Dana Johnson had a double and a triple with 3 RBI’s that pushed the Tide past the Damsels. Lansberry, Dani Struble, Ashley Demchak and Tess Bloom all had two hits as Curwensville banged out 15 on the day. Struble also had a triple while Lansberry and Samantha Haney stroked doubles.
After the game head coach Allen Leigey said of his Lady Tide, “Our bats were simply just alive all afternoon as we really focused at the plate. The girls just didn’t let up.” Leigey now looks forward to the big away game on Tuesday against West Branch saying, “ Now we have to really focus to get prepared for a very good West Branch team. We know it is a big Moshannon Valley League game and we just have to keep working hard in order to successful.”
CURWENSVILLE – 10 Holly Lansberry p 3221, Dani Struble ss 3222, Dana Johnson c 2223, Shannon McDonald rf 3111, Ashley Demchak 3b 3121, Kristi Newpher 2b 3000, Samantha Haney lf 2110, Erin Bressler rf 1010, Ronna Knepp 1b 2012, Stacey Johnson ph 1010, Tess Bloom cf 2120 and Morgan Peterman ph 1000.
Moshannon Valley – 0 Taylor Murarik cf 2010, Staci Godin 2b 1000, Jess Srock lf 2000, Amy Tomasko 1b 2000, Cydnee Sankey 3b 2000, Nicole Greslick p 2000, Vanessa Rowley ss 2000, Sara Gallo c 1000, Kailee Swoope dp 1000 and Natika Ecklund flex/rf.
SCORE BY INNINGS R H E
MOSHANNON VALLEY 000 00 0 1 0
CURWENSVILLE 514 0x 10 15 0
ERRORS-None. LOB- Curwensville 5 Mo Valley 1. DP-Curwensville 1. 2B-Lansberry, Haney and D. Johnson. 3B-Struble and D. Johnson. SAC- D. Johnson. SB- Struble and Bloom.
CURWENSVILLE Lansberry 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K.
MOSHANNON VALLEY Greslick 4 IP, 15 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 0 BB, 4 K.
WP-Lansberry (8-1) LP-Greslick