Border Country Sports Report-May 17th

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Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I’m Keith Harrington.

Horde Blank Cairo-Durham in Class B Opener

The Granville baseball team opened sectional play in impressive fashion, blanking Cairo-Durham 2-0 Thursday at the Ken Burch Complex.

One of the strengths of the Golden Horde that could be beneficial in the playoffs is pitching depth, and that was on display in this contest.

Liam Farrell fired a two-hitter, striking out 15 to earn the win on the bump for Granville. Farrell walked just one.

R.J. Monger led the Golden Horde at the plate, going 3 for 3 with an RBI single.

Will Jennings added an RBI double in the sixth to extend the Granville lead to 2-0.

Granville, the No. 7 seed, is now 12-3 and will face No.2 Mechanicville Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mechanicville.

Argyle Rolls Over Germantown

Argyle advanced to the Class D softball semifinals, rolling over Germantown 14-2 on Thursday.

Riley Kober led the Scots with a double, two singles and two RBIs.

Laura Pagano contributed a single and three RBIs for Argyle.

The Scots also received an RBI triple from Becca Campbell and two hits apiece by Ava Cormie, Grace Depew and Brooke Austin.

Argyle improves to 10-7 and will meet No. 2 Fort Ann at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Moreau Rec. in the semifinals,

Fort Ann Blanks Fort Edward

Fort Ann earned a spot in the Class D semifinals, blanking Fort Edward 12-0 in a quarterfinal contest on Thursday.

Emma Blondin struck out seven in a four-hitter to earn the win in the circle for the Cardinals.

Jadyn Mitchell hit two doubles and a single and had two RBIs for the Cardinals.

Hailey Lashinsky and Baylee Wright each added a double and an RBI for Fort Ann.

Fort Ann is now 11-3 and will face No. 3 Argyle Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Moreau Rec.

Photo Credit-Nate Woodruff