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Softball Wins in a No-Hitter


Varsity softball increased its dominance Saturday.

Not only did coach Doc Mittica's squad raise its overall record to 12-0 with a non-league victory, it won by 15-0 while completely shutting down the opposition.

The non-league victim was Shipley, which suffered through a combined no-hitter.

Eighth-grader Anastasia Lewis – talk about a bright future – pitched the first three innings, posting four strikeouts and one walk. Soph Ava Nicolucci (shown above, at right) handled the last two frames; she walked one.

In the fourth inning, junior Briggite Gutpelet made a great catch in left field to preserve the no-no.

The offensive highlight was a grand slam by junior Faith Fenton, the team's No. 1 pitcher. Senior Eileen Hennessy (double) posted three RBI while Gutpelet (double) and soph Grace Stansfield had two apiece. Senior Zoe Neefe lashed a triple.

Posted by S. Sexton in silary, spring sports on Sunday May, 1, 2016 at 04:33PM
Tag:  softball

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