Westhampton picks up third straight with 16-4 win

Hurricanes Swamp East Hampton

East Hampton’s Sofia Swanson hurls a pitch.
Independent/Desirée Keegan

Brooke Walker went 4-for-4 with a home run, a double, and six RBI; McKinley Skala went 4-for-4 with two doubles, four runs, and three RBI; and Elana Seltzer went 2-for-4 with a double, three runs, and four RBI to lead Westhampton (3-1 League V) to a 16-4 win over visiting East Hampton on April 4. Brooke Walker was the winning pitcher. The Hurricanes traveled to Elwood-John Glenn April 8, but results were not available by press time. The Bonackers (1-4 League V) looked to end a five-game losing streak when they hosted Bayport-Blue Point April 8, but results were not available by press time.

Mattituck picked up its seventh win of the season when it edged Hampton Bays 9-8 April 8 to improve to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in League VI. Jaden Thompson went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning. Lexi Burns went 3-for-3 with four runs scored. Lilly Fogarty earned the win, pitching seven innings, allowing eight runs on four hits, striking out eight and walking 13. Emily Peyton was the losing pitcher for the Baymen, picking up two strikeouts over seven innings. The loss snapped a two-game win streak for Hampton Bays, which moves to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in league play.

Southampton also lost to Mattituck, 14-5, on April 3. Aniah Thompson went 3-for-5 with a double and home run. Jaden Thompson added her own home run, while Dome Crews went 3-for-5 with one RBI and Fogarty pitched a complete game. Leah Sellinger was the losing pitcher for Southampton, which fell to 1-4 overall and 1-2 in conference action. The Mariners hosted Pierson/Bridgehampton/Shelter Island (1-4) April 8, but results were not available by press time. The Whalers were coming off a 12-0 shutout loss to Babylon April 6. Kathryn Powell was the losing pitcher, striking out two over three innings. In a 12-4 win over Port Jefferson April 3, Sam Cox hit a three-run home run in the top of the first inning to lead the Whalers. Lauren Gurney earned the win, pitching seven innings, allowing four runs, striking out four, and walking four.

Southold-Greenport lost its third straight and is still searching for its first win of the season. The Settlers are coming off a 12-0 loss to undefeated Center Moriches on April 8.

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