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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Ithaca College softball group cut up a Thursday doubleheader within the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in opposition to Mount Aloysius College and Castleton University. The Bombers fell within the opener to Mount Aloysius 5–2, however impressed towards Castleton, profitable 6–1. The Bombers then went on to defeat the Mississippi College for Women 4–2 at the prime of their doubleheader on Friday. With the break up and the win, the Bombers report improved to 6–3 to open their season. 

Thursday 3/16/23 Game 1: Mount Aloysius 5, Ithaca 2

The Bombers received on the board first, scoring a run to take a 1–0 lead within the opening body. Kailey Collins reached first base as a outcome of an error by Maggie Cypher, which allowed Hudson Hassler to score. 

The Mounties tied things up just as quick as the Bombers got on the board within the top of the second inning. Cypher grounded out to shortstop however hit the ball hard enough to convey Sarah Henninger home, which tied the game 1–1. 

In the bottom of the fourth inning, Ithaca took the lead again at 2–1 when Allison Dell’Orto scored off of a Cynthia Ehrenfeld single. 

It was all Mount Aloysius from that point on as an Ella Pearson triple brought home Cypher to tie the game in the fifth inning. 

The Mounties ran away with the game after a three-run seventh inning which put them up 5–2. After Katelyn Garber reached on an error, Cypher scored for her second run of the sport to put the Mounties up one. A Pearson double and a Whitney Cole single would usher in one run a chunk, extending Mount Aloysius’ lead to three. 

Riley Piromalli allowed five runs off of eight hits in her fourth begin of the year, dropping her document to 1–4. 

Dell’Orto led the group with two hits and scored one run. Ehrenfeld led the Bombers will one RBI.

Thursday 3/16/23 Game 2: Ithaca 6, Castleton 1 

After a 1-2-3 prime of the first for Castleton, the Bombers wasted no time opening the scoring up, taking a 2–0 lead. After a Sela Scheinman double to proper area, Hudson Hassler tripled, plating Scheinman and placing Ithaca on the board 1–0. An error on the throw from Castleton allowed Hassler to advance residence, from third, increasing the result in 2–0 on the same play. 

The recreation remained 2–0 till the underside of the third inning when Hassler hit her second triple of the sport into right. Collins then walked however was able to advance to 3rd after an error from a throw by Miranda Fish, which scored Hassler, and put the Bombers up by three. Two batters later, Collins scored on an Allison Dell’Orto groundout, which increased the Bombers lead to 4–0.

Castleton put themselves on the board in the top of the fifth inning, which minimize the Ithaca’s lead all the method down to 4–1. Jess Heinrichs singled into center field, which brought Alexis Rodgers home for the Spartan’s only run of the sport. 

Ithaca added two extra runs to its lead within the sixth inning, putting them up 6–1. Following a Dell’Orto double, Tava Kasper doubled into left-center area bringing Dell’Orto house. Jessie Lopez then put herself on the stat sheet with a single of her personal, driving Kasper down the third-base line to take a five-run lead.

Bella Scolaro locked things down in the seventh for the Bombers, permitting no hits and only one base runner. 

Anna Cornell pitched six innings for Ithaca, solely allowing one run and six hits. Cornell struck out 11 and improved her perfect record to 4–0 to begin out the season. 

Hassler continued to swing well at the plate to begin her season, going 2–3 with a team-high two RBIs. Kasper additionally had two hits in the game. 

Friday 3/17/23 Game 1: Ithaca 4, Mississippi College for Women 2

After a scoreless first inning, the Owls obtained on the board first to take a 1–0 lead in the high of the second. Alyssa Newman singled, bringing Riley Phillips house all the means in which from second base. 

The very subsequent inning, the Owls added one other run to their result in put themselves up 2–0 over the Bombers. Madison Crosby reached base off of an error from Scheinman, permitting Lilly Harrison to attain from third. 

The Bombers wasted no time tying the game after falling down two runs, scoring two runs themselves on the flip facet of the third inning. Hassler hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Belle de Oliveira and advancing Scheinman to 3rd base. Collins then hit an RBI single, plating Scheinman and tying the game 2–2.

Following a quiet fourth inning for each teams, Ithaca would take their first lead of the sport in the fifth. Suzie Williams scored from second base on a Dell’Orto RBI single to take a 3–2 Bomber lead. 

The Bombers prolonged their result in two in the backside of the sixth off a sacrifice fly hit by Scheinman, which introduced Haley Petrucci house, for the Bombers fourth and ultimate run of the game. 

Cornell continued her dominant begin to the season, pitching all seven innings for the Bombers whereas only allowing two hits and surrendering one earned run. Cornell struck out 12 and improved her good record to 5–0. 

Dell’Orto led the Bombers with three hits and drove in one run in the win. Scheinman, Hassler and Collins had one RBI a bit as well. 

Ithaca will return to action with a doubleheader at Oneonta subsequent Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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