The Cayuga Spartans Softball team split their double header with the Lady Raiders of Fulton-Montgomery. The first game the Spartans won 9-0 led by sophomore pitcher Stefanie Mitchell (Onondaga, NY) where she struck out 10 and only allowed 2 hits. Miranda McGloon (Waterloo, NY) led the Spartans on the bases with 6 steals and 4 runs scored, while Jamison Valentino (Union Springs, NY) added 2 stolen bases and 3 runs.
The second game started off much slower for the Spartans as they had trouble scoring runs. After the first inning and allowing 3 hits the Spartans were down 2-0. It was the second inning where they finally put a run up on the board. With Mitchell finally settling down by the third inning and holding them scoreless the Spartans were able to find another run when Valentino hit Mitchell in for the game tying run in the 5th. With the score remained tied and the Spartans having last at bat of the game Mitchell found a gap and led the 7th off with a triple. Unfortunately Mitchell was then caught up in a double play on a liner from McGloon. Valentino then added another triple but the Spartans were unable to find a run to end the game due to a pop-up from Nina Kowal (Auburn, NY). Heading into extra innings the Raiders executed a bunt with 1 out to go up 3-2. The Spartans had their chance to answer however were unsuccessful as Kowal was left on third to end the game. The Spartans look to bounce back as they head to Rochester to play Monroe Community College.