CHSAA softball preview

Kellenberg's Krista King gets the force out at Kellenberg's Krista King gets the force out at second base on May 19, 2012. Photo Credit: Alan J. Schaefer

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KELLENBERG FIREBIRDS

Coach: Ken Conrade

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2013 record: 22-4

Key players

Krista King, 2B, Sr

Kathryn Eiler, C, Sr.

Cristen Whigham, 1B, Sr.

Colleen Dunn, P, Sr.

Nikki Ditizio, 3B/LF, Sr

Outlook: King, a great bunter and slap hitter with tremendous speed, is the spark plug.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST COUGARS

Coach: Brianne Herr2013 record: 15-4

Key players

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Sofia Evangelista, P, Sr.

Nicole Sweet, 2B, Sr.

Kayla Kyff, C, 12

Taylor Fay, SS, Jr.

Marissa DeLaurentis, CF, 11

Outlook: Evangelista is tough to beat and throws a variety of spins.

ST. ANTHONY'S FRIARS

Coach: Mike Massa2013 record: 14-6

Key players

Aileen Reilly, P, Sr.

Kim Puzo, 3B, Jr.

Dominique Zummo, CF, Sr.

Lexi Reale, SS, So.

Gabby Marcheschi, P/OF, Jr.

Outlook: Reilly, a power pitcher who is also quick with the bat, will get added run support. Puzo, a solid contact hitter, leads a balanced lineup.

ST. DOMINIC BAYHAWKS

Coach: Mike Gordek2013 record: 13-8

Key players

Danielle Fogarty, 3B/SS, Sr.

Brianna Maniscalco, P/2B, Jr.

Amanda Ricci, CF, So.

Olivia Volberg, 1B, So.

Sarah Minicozzi, 2B/RF, Sr.

Outlook: The goal this year is to finish in the top four.

SACRED HEART SPARTANS

Coach: Theresa Longenecker2013 record: 4-10

Key players

Kaitlyn Gorman, SS, Sr.

Lauren Williams, C, Jr.

Maggie Rogers, 3B, Sr.

Carly Steffen, CF, Jr.

Michelle Hudak, 1B. Sr.

Outlook: Fast team led by Gorman, a contact hitter and five-tool player.

HOLY TRINITY TITANS

Coach: Michelle Tripi

2013 record: 9-8

Key players

Bernadette Mullane, 1B, Sr.

Alicia Parenty, SS, Sr.

Sara Monaco, 2B, Sr.

Kristen Collins, CF, Fr.

Shannon Durham, P, Fr.

Outlook: Mullane is a power hitter who will drive in a lot of runs.

OUR LADY OF MERCY MUSTANGS

Coach: Meghan McArdle2013 record: 3-10

Key players

Tori Rebollo, CF, Sr.

Anna Petrucci, MIF, Sr.

Rochelle Brown, C, Jr.

Diana Felicione, P, Jr.

Kasey Harrington, SS, Jr.

Outlook: Rebollo has speed and Tetrucci is a solid base hitter.

ST MARY'S GAELS

Coach: Frank Chiauzzi

2013 record: 0-10

Key players

Meaghan Chiauzzi, P, Jr.

Elizabeth Limonta, SS, Jr.

Champaigne Toppi, CF, Jr.

Samantha Vaz, 1B, So.

Carolyn Partanio, 3B, Fr.

Outlook: Juniors Chiauzzi, Limonta and Toppi will be the leaders this season. Chiauzzi's specialty is the screwball.

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