SYRACUSE , N.Y. - The Hamilton softball team won their third straight Section III Class D title Saturday, topping Stockbridge Valley 6-3 at LeMoyne College. The Lady Emerald Knights advance to the regionals, where they will meet Section X champ Heuvelton, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. from Gillete Road Park in Cicero.
In Saturday's win, Jess Welsh went 2-for-4, leading off the game with a triple, driving in a run and scoring two more. Cydnee Went had a pair of triples and drove in a run for Hamilton, who improved to 20-2 on the season.
The Lady Emerald Knights were the lone softball team from the Mohawk Valley to win a section title Saturday, as Cooperstown's perfect season came to an end after a 6-4 loss to Sandy Creek in the Class C Crossover game. At the SU Softball Field, Oneida fell to J-D 3-0 in the Class A final, while Holland Patent was rolled 12-0 by Solvay in the Class B Final.