Canajoharie wins pair at Mudville

HERKIMER — Canajoharie’s Kylee Rickard was named the tournament MVP as the Lady Cougars swept a double-header during the 10th Annual Fight Cancer Tournament Saturday at the Mudville Softball Complex.

Canajoharie edged Unatego 7-6 in eight innings in the opening game before defeating Lansing 8-1 in the nightcap.

Sydney Shepard doubled in both games for Canajoharie, while Mackenzie Bowerman doubled and tripled against Lansing and Rickard connected for a home run, two singles, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Bowerman picked up the victory in the circle in the opener, striking out 10 and walking two.

Shepard got the win for the Lady Cougars in the second game, striking out four and walking two.

Canajoharie 7, Unatego 6 (8 innings)

Canajoharie 102 000 22 — 7 8 2

Unatego 010 121 01 — 6 8 0

Bowerman and Krug; McCoy, Frasier (4), McCoy (5), Frasier (6) and Lucia

Canajoharie 8, Lansing 1

Canajoharie 022 004 0 — 8 12 0

Lansing 001 000 0 — 1 4 2

Shepard and Rebello; Bell and Boerman.

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