Trail grad and Scranton freshman Mackenzie Duffy had big games to help the University of Scranton softball team go 6-0.
As a result, she was named the Landmark Conference Player of the Week. Duffy started all six games at catcher and went 13-for-21 (.619) with four doubles, a triple, seven RBIs, seven runs and three stolen bases.
On Saturday in the Royals’ first game at their new field, Magis Field, Duffy went 4-for-6 with a double, triple, five RBIs, two runs and a stolen base in a sweep of Cazenovia. And on Sunday, she went 4-for-8 with a double, three runs and a stolen base.
For the season, Duffy is hitting .460 with eight doubles, a triple, 17 runs and eight RBIs. Duffy and TA grad Molly Hampsey added a pair of hits each against Juniata.
Sunday afternoon, Keystone College hosted Gwynedd Mercy in a Colonial States Athletic Conference doubleheader. Freshman Paige Mokychic, a Tunkhannock grad, led the Giants with four hits.
Keystone College handed Immaculata University its first loss in CSAC action Saturday in La Plume. Mokychic and senior Ryleigh Fitch also a former Tiger, finished with two hits apiece for Keystone in the first game.
Cabrini University spoiled Keystone College’s home opener at Edmunds Field on April 5, sweeping a CSAC doubleheader. In Game two, the Giants received two hits from Mokychic. Mokychic opened the seventh inning with a double and sophomore Ashley Constable drove in Fitch, who reached on a fielder’s choice.
Keystone also picked up a run when sophomore Gabrielle Truesdale, a graduate of Lackawanna Trail, stole home with the bases loaded.
CEDAR CREST FALCONS
The Cedar Crest College softball team swept Notre Dame of Maryland University in a double-header April 7 with a pair of 5-inning games.
Leading the way in game one was freshman third baseman Danielle Krispin, a Tunkhannock grad, who went 3-for-4, hit her first-career home run, and scored two runs which brought in two RBIs. In game two, Krispin had another great game. She belted a triple and a double in her 4-for-6 performance. She scored and drove in four runs for Cedar Crest.
Earlier in the week, the Falcons swept Clarks Summit University in a double header. In game one, Krispin went 3-for-4, scoring three runs and bringing in two RBIs. She would go on to score twice in game two.
With 17 hits thus far, Krispin is hitting .362.