SYRACUSE - The MCC softball team took a pair of crucial Region III contests on Saturday by sweeping Onondaga Community College on the road.
The Tribunes took game one 9-5 before winning in walk-ff fashion, 8-7, on an Amanda Gillen base hit in the nightcap.
Monroe improved to 18-4 in Region III and 24-12 overall.
The Tribunes got off to a quick start in game one, scoring two in the first, two in the second, and four in the third to take control. Hannah Evingham and Gillen had run-scoring hits in the first as MCC went ahead 2-0.
The Tribunes relinquished a one-run lead in the top of the seventh in game two before rallying in the bottom half for the win.
Trailing 7-6, Rouse led off the bottom of the seventh with a walk before Thuman reached on an error. After a groundout, Gillen came through with the game-winning single to score the runners for the 8-7 win.