Gowanda beats North?Collins, 7-2

GOWANDA – Markie John tossed a complete game Saturday as Gowanda beat North Collins, 7-2, in non-league softball action.

John scattered seven hits while striking out six and walking two to help the Lady Panthers improve to 7-10 on the season.

Tia Thompson had an RBI single in the second for the Lady Panthers while Markie John helped her own cause with a RBI single in the third. Karen Snow chased home a run with a triple in the fourth and Bre John had a run-scoring single in the sixth.

North Collins’ runs came in the seventh. Beth Kibler singled and scored on Christine Blidy’s triple. Veronica Richardson chased home Blidy with the other Lady Eagles’ run.

Thompson had two hits for the Lady Panthers, including a double while Sydney Gominiak and Bre John each had a pair of hits in the win.

Jenna Keppel and Kibler (triple) finished with a pair of hits for North Collins.