Michele Daubman gave up only one hit and one walk and struck out nine in seven innings to lead Plainedge (1-0) in its first league game of the season. Jackie Oleksak went 4-for-5 with three singles and a triple and one RBI.
Island Trees catcher #2 Justine Abramowski, right, fields a throw as Plainedge right-fielder #18 Kim Nowak slides safely into home. (March 29, 2011)
Plainedge softball coach Melissa Amitrano keeps her eyes on the action from the third base coach's box against Island Trees. (March 29, 2011)
Island Trees High School pitcher #11 Taylor Tedeschi, right, has a chat with catcher #2 Justine Abramowski. (March 29, 2011)
Island Trees second baseman #6 Megan Acton, right, throws to first after forcing out Plainedge third baseman #5 Jackie Oleksak in the fifth inning. (March 29, 2011)
Plainedge High School third basemen #5 Jackie Oleksak drives a pitch up the middle during against Island Trees. (March 29, 2011)
Plainedge centerfielder #10 Jackie Fiumara, right, slaps hands with pitcher #15 Michele Daubman after scoring in the sixth inning against Island Trees. (March 29, 2011)
Levittown, NY - March 29, 2011: Plainedge High School shortstop #2 Kaitlyn Finnen takes an outside pitch to the opposite field during a Nassau County varsity softball game vs. Island Trees at J. Fred Sparke Elementary School. She went 2-5 with a single, double, run scored and RBI in Plainedge's 13-1 win.