Inlet’s softball team, the Hot Screamers, got off to a fast start at North Creek last week and won for the third straight time to improve their record to 3-0.
In the top of the first inning, Kyle Hauser and Heather Levi both walked, then scored on a home run by Karen Hoskins, to give the team an early lead.
Jen Hitchcock opened the second inning with the first of her four hits of the game. She was followed by back to back singles by Hauser and Levi.
After an out, Hoskins smashed another over the fence for a grand slam and an early lead of 8-0.
Black Mountain scored four runs in the bottom of the second inning to close the gap.
In the third inning, with bases loaded, Black Mountain tried to pitch around Hoskins, who grounded into a forced play at third.
Next up to bat was Misty McGough, who smacked a three-run homer to top off a five-run inning.
The Screamers scored three more in the fourth to increase their lead to 16-4, with key hits by Sam Luce, Gordi Christodaro, Crystal LaPorte, Karen Hoskins and Misty McGough.
Black Mountain scored six runs over the final two innings and the Screamers tacked on three more in the seventh for a final score of 19-10.
Leading the team with a solid pitching performance, strong fielding and four hits was Misty McGough.
Karen Hoskins led the team with eight runs batted in on her three hits.
Newcomer, Brittney Jackson had a perfect day at the plate going three for three and two walks.
Kyle Hauser and Katlyn Payne also had three hits apiece.
The team will face a Speculator squad at 6:30 p.m. on July 3, at Arrowhead Park in Inlet.
Golf benefit is planned
The Ladies 9-hole Golf League of Thendara Golf Club is finalizing plans for their annual golf event to benefit Rally for the Cure and the local nonprofit organization, Home Aide Service of the Central Adirondacks (HASCA).
The event will be held on Tuesday, July 17, at Thendara Golf Club.
Registration begins at 8:30. There is a $20 registration fee to participate.
While waiting for assigned tee times, golfers may try their skill at putting with a putting contest and look over the silent auction items.
A variety of fun competitions will include drawings for 25/25/25/25, door prizes, and a prize for closest to the Rally pin.
Golfers are encouraged to wear pink for the event.
Greens fees plus cart for non-members is $27, cart fee for members is $7. Lunch is $15.00
For questions or to register (include name, address, phone number, handicap for 9 holes), call Martha Widdicombe at (315) 357-4215, Mary Lou O’Connell at (315) 357-2827, or Judy Foley at (315) 369-3282.