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Kellenberg wins state title

Kellenberg's Lindsey Wiese slides home safely to extend

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) Photo Credit: James Escher

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.

Kellenberg third baseman Stephanie Staiano throws to first
Photo Credit: James Escher

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

Kellenberg catcher #20 Alexandra Pisciotta tries to frame
Photo Credit: James Escher

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

Kellenberg's Lindsey Wiese slides home safely to extend
Photo Credit: James Escher

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)

Kellenberg's Alexandra Pisciotta hits an RBI single to
Photo Credit: James Escher

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)

Kellenberg pitcher Susan Pardo delivers to the plate
Photo Credit: James Escher

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

Kellenberg pitcher #10 Susan Pardo delivers to the
Photo Credit: James Escher

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

Kellenberg pitcher #10 Susan Pardo hits a one-out
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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)

Kellenberg teammates celebrate after winning the NYCHSAA varsity
Photo Credit: James Escher

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

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