WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - April 29 - Sophomore Molly Gasuik (Buffalo, N.Y./Mt. Mercy Academy) hit a grand slam to give the Erie Community College softball team an 18-7 win in six innings over Jefferson CC Sunday afternoon at Santo DeSain Field on the ECC North Campus. The Kats completed the sweep with a 16-8 victory in the nightcap.
The opener saw freshmen Lindsey Boling (Alden, N.Y./Alden) and Hannah Foster (Collins, N.Y./Springville) each drove inthree runs. Foster had three hits, including a double, in addition to picking up the win on the pitcher's mound. Boling had a two-run single with outs in the fifth while Foster had a two-out, two-run single to right in the third.
Sophomore second baseman Lisa Keating (West Seneca, N.Y./West Seneca West) had two hits as did freshman outfielder Cayla Galus (Tonawanda, N.Y./Tonawanda). Freshman shortstop Korin Frantz (Grand Island, N.Y./Grand Island) had three hits and scored three times.
Sophomore outfielder Maria Cirello (Lockport, N.Y./Lockport) had three hits, including a double and homer. Foster had four hits while Frantz added three hits, including a home run. Cirello and Frantz hit back-ot-back homers in the third inning. Keating had a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning. Galus added two hits.
The Kats, now 10-12 overall, will play Onondaga CC in a 1 p.m. doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday at Santo DeSain Field.