Lady Eagles drop Warriors

Mountain View’s Makenna Whitaker swings at a pitch from Elk Lake during the Eagles’ 6-5 win at Dimock on Friday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN WOODRUFF

Mountain View’s Makenna Whitaker swings at a pitch from Elk Lake during the Eagles’ 6-5 win at Dimock on Friday. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN WOODRUFF

The Mountain View softball team took a 6-5 victory over Elk Lake in the Lackawanna League Division IV season opener at Dimock on Friday.

The Warriors fell behind in the second with Mountain View scoring a run.

Elk Lake answered back with a pair of runs in the bottom of the second to take a 2-1 lead.

Elk Lake then increased its lead to 3-1 with a run in the fourth.

However, Mountain View muscled its way to a 5-3 lead with four runs in the fifth inning.

The Eagles added another run in the seventh and despite a two-run rally from Elk Lake in the bottom of the seventh, the Eagles took the win.

Megan Stenzhorn had two hits, including a solo homer, and Sarah Nichols went three-for-three to lead the Eagles.

Caity Tague took the pitching win giving up seven hits, four earned runs and two walks while striking out five in a complete game outing.

Megan Getz also tripled for the Eagles.

Faith Kwiatkowski had a single and drove in two runs for the Warriors while Casey Tyler had a pair of singles and a RBI.

Susquehanna

The Susquehanna softball team faced a 5-4 loss to Lackawanna Trail on the road Thursday in the team’s Division IV opener.

The Sabers came back from a two-run deficit to tie the game with a pair of runs in the top of the third to make it 2-2.

The Sabers again tied the game up with two more runs in the top of the seventh to make it 4-4.

However, the Lions scored on a sacrifice fly with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to take the win.
Mashawna Hargett doubled and drove in a run for Susquehanna while Danielle Barnes tripled.

Micaela Rhone took the pitching loss giving up five hits, four earned runs and nine walks with four strikeouts in six and two-thirds innings.