Women's Softball Scores And Highlights
Newtown Women’s Softball League highlights from recent action are as follows:
Cork N’ Barrel 15, My Place 13: The Corks got big hits from Denise Croden with a triple and three singles. Jen Pirone, Karen Alexander, Sue D’Andrea, and Chris Jannott also contributed at the plate. The Corks madegreat plays in the field, including a nice catch in center from Aimee Alexander, and keys catches from Desiree Scott and Christine Davis. Denise Croden made some key double plays throwing out runners at second and third. Joyce Kaine pitched a solid game for the Corks. For My Place, Cassie Ekstrom and Gen Echavarria both had home runs. Maddy Good hit a triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Meghan Freeman to put the game into extra innings.
Reach 16, Petzercise 7: Both teams were head-to-head throughout the game and there were some great plays and hits on both teams. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Petzercise had a great opportunity with the bases loaded and no outs. They missed scoring opportunities by hitting the ball right to the Reach players, and Reach’s error-free defense left Petzercise down by three. In the top of the seventh, the bats really got going for Reach as it scored seven runs seven runs, highlighted by a three-run homer.
Black Swan 16, Donate Life 1: All Black Swan players hit well with each player coming home at least once. Julia Truchess, Melissa Shepard, and Karlie Kuligowski all hit triples. Kayla O’Grady made an impressive running catch in left center. Julia Truchess executed a nice double play by throwing from first to Ashely Kuligowski on third, who tagged the runner out.
Black Swan 15, My Place 1: Melissa Fracker and Lisa Coates both hit home runs. Katie Schmidt played a strong shortstop, making many crucial plays. Fracker stuck out three batters and fielded several line drives.
Cork N’ Barrel 14, Petzercize 12: Denise Croden smacked a home run to deep center field and Sue Dandrea had a triple to right center. The Corks played smart defense with nice infield plays by shortstop Chris Clark and third baseman Joyce Kaine.
In other action Reach defeated Donate Life 13-3.