High School Softball
Newsday's high school writers keep you updated on the big games and stories in high school softball.
The Kellenberg softball team won its first state title in the 25-year history of the school with a 5-0 win over Molloy on Tuesday at Hofstra University. Read the full story here. Below is some additional postgame reaction:
On being state champs: “It feels great, we worked on doing the little things and we came out on top…Last year we came up a little short, but...Read more »
Kellenberg is one win away from its first-ever state title.
Susan Pardo tossed a one-hitter, allowing only a single to the game’s first batter, and struck out 11 in a 2-0 win over Sacred Heart Academy (Buffalo) in the CHSAA state semifinals at Hofstra. Kellenberg (28-0) advances to play defending champion Molloy in the title game this afternoon.
Allie Pisciotta, who went 2-for-3,...Read more »
This week's playoff roundup topics include the crowning of Kellenberg, East Meadow's surprises, Carle Place's domination and the Million Dollar Question: can Bay Shore go back-to-back?
(1) Kellenberg takes the CHSAA title. They started out the season as a "young, surprise team" and finished it simply as a champion. Kellenberg was 17-0 in the CHSAA regular season and swept through...Read more »
This week we discuss Deer Park's success, Kellenberg's emergence, Port Jeff's Michiko McGivney and Baldwin slugger and ace Carly Mertens.(1) Deer Park is slugging its way through League V. In eight games, they’ve scored 80 runs, striking for more than 10 runs four times. One by one they’ve mowed down the League’s elite pitchers – Lindsay Taylor in a 16-1 win over Kings Park;...Read more »