Section II champion Mechanicville played Solvay in the state Class B softball semifinals on Saturday at the town of Moreau recreation complex. Solvay won the pitcher's duel between Jackie Gardner and Kirstyn Alonzo, 2-0. Posted on June 15, 2014.
Mechanicville shortstop Amanda Kenyon throws out a Solvay batter during Saturday's Class B softball state semifinal game at the town of Moreau recreation complex.
Solvay's Jackie Gardner delivers a pitch to Mechanicville's Kim Thompson during the seventh inning of Saturday's Class B softball state semifinal game at the town of Moreau recreation complex.
Mechanicville's Kirstyn Alonzo delivers a pitch against Solvay.
Second baseman Erin Maloney records an out while covering first on a Solvay bunt play.
Coach Don Arceneaux high-fives senior pitcher Kirstyn Alonzo at the end of an inning in Saturday's state Class B softball semifinal.
Mechanicville's Jami Frosell attempts a bunt in Saturday's state Class B softball semifinal against Solvay. Solvay won, 2-0.
Mechanicville's Kali DeMarco takes a cut during Saturday's state Class B softball semifinal against Solvay at the town of Moreau recreation complex.
Mechanicville coach Don Arceneaux watches the action early in Saturday's state semifinal game against Solvay.
The Mechanicville Red Raiders, lying down on the outfield grass, form a circle near coach Don Arceneaux as part of their pregame rituals.
The Raiders are introduced before the game. Pictured are Coach Don Arceneaux, Devon Scott (17), Jami Frosell (7), Erin Maloney (24), Kim Thompson (33), Kali DeMarco (10) and Amanda Kenyon (18).