Susan Pardo tossed a pair of shutouts in a doubleheader yesterday, the second of which led Kellenberg to a 5-0 win over defending champion Molloy at Hofstra University as the Firebirds completed an undefeated season at 29-0 and captured their first state championship in school history.

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Kellenberg third baseman Stephanie Staiano throws to first base for an out in the top of the third inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg catcher #20 Alexandra Pisciotta tries to frame a pitch in the top of the third inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg's Lindsey Wiese slides home safely to extend her team's lead over Archbishop Molloy to 4-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg's Alexandra Pisciotta hits an RBI single to give her team a 1-0 lead over Archbishop Molloy in the bottom of the third inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg pitcher Susan Pardo delivers to the plate in the top of the fourth inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg pitcher #10 Susan Pardo delivers to the plate in the top of the seventh inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg pitcher #10 Susan Pardo hits a one-out single to begin a two-run rally that extended her team's lead over Archbishop Molloy to 4-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning. (May 29, 2012)

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Kellenberg teammates celebrate after winning the NYCHSAA varsity softball state championship at Hofstra University. (May 29, 2012)

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