TOWANDA'S GREENLAND, WOODRUFF HELP LACKAWANNA LIGHTNING TO TOURNAMENT TITLE
(2022-07-18)Northern Tier Sports report
The Lackawanna Lightning won the Horseheads Summer Blast 19U Tournament this past weekend, going undefeated over the two days.
They went 4-0 during pool play on Saturday, beating the USSSA Pride NY 4-0, with Greenland starting and going most of the way. Then they won over the Marble City Bombers 12-5. In the third game Greenland earned a complete game win over the Southern Tier Lightning, 9-2. And in the final game they won 18-6 over Velocity Softball.
They beat Velocity 8-1 in the semifinals, then defeated USSSA Pride NY, 6-3, to claim the tournament title. Greenland pitched in the championship game.
On the weekend Greenland had 22 strikeouts to just one walk, induced 15 fly outs, seven ground ball outs, with one hit by pitcher, and allowing just five hits. She had three hits with 4-RBI at the plate.
Fellow Knight Brynn Woodruff had two hits and 2-RBI for the Lightning, while completing five outs at shortstop.
PHOTOS BY BROOKS MACLEOD GREENLAND
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