The Upper Cape Tech softball team (14-6) scored six times in the bottom of the first Tuesday, May 20, on the way to a 14-0 victory in five innings over Cape Cod Tech. The Rams added two in the second and third innings and four in the fourth,
Sarah Vaughan got the start for UCT, going the distance, scattering two hits and striking out six, while walking just two.
“She did very well,” coach Mike Carrier said of his freshman pitcher. “Her composure was very good for her first varsity start.”
Amber DiBona finished the afternoon three for three with two runs scored. Molly Horn was three for four with three runs scored and three RBI. Amelia Weare was also three for four with two runs scored and an RBI. Cayleen Joia had a hit and scored two runs.
The Rams dropped a tough one on Saturday, May 17, to neighboring Bourne by a score of 10-3. Krystle DiBona scored in the bottom of the first and second innings for UCT and Hunter Cook gave the Rams their third run in the fourth. After two innings the Lady Canalmen led 7-2, forcing UCT to play catch-up.
“We had some costly errors early that set us back,” coach Mike Carrier said. “Bourne’s Erica Fleming pitched very well. She kept us off balance with her changeup.”
The Rams will find out May 23 if they will play in the State Vocational School Tournament. The pairings for the MIAA state tournament in softball will be announced on Tuesday, May 27.