Lady Indians Take 1st Sectional Crown Since 1991

Posted on Jun 1 2017 - 10:40am by Jeff Pexton

Syracuse – After waiting nearly two hours for weather delays at Onondaga Community College on Thursday night, the West Canada Valley Indians finally took to the turf and knocked off the LaFargeville Red Knights by a score of 9-1, to claim the 2017 Section III Class D Softball Championship.

It was the first softball title since 1991 for the Lady Indians, who also avenged an 8-6 loss to LaFargeville in the 2016 Section 3 title game.

 

2017 Section III. Class D Softball Champions! (Photo Courtesy of Pat Spadafore, Syracuse.Com)

 

Kirsten Nicholson went 2 for 3 , with 2 RBI at the plate for the Lady Indians, who improved to (18-2) on the season.

Jordyn Conte continued her mastery in the pitching circle for West Canada, going all 7 innings, striking out 6 and allowing just 1 run.

 

West Canada’s Jordyn Conte (3) (MYSR File Photo By – Jeff Pexton – Perfect Game Imaging)

 

The Lady Indians move on to NYSPHSAA Regional play tomorrow, where they will meet the State’s #2 ranked team, Heuvelton, at 7 p.m. at Carrier Park Field in DeWitt.

Congratulations to West Canada Valley and best of luck in state play!

 

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
LaFargeville
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
West Canada Valley
1 1 0 3 2 2 x 9 6 0