2009-05-22 / Sports

St. Virgilius/St. Camillus Sub Novice Shamrocks Shine

The future looks bright for baseball and softball in Broad Channel as the St Virgilius/St Camilus Sub-Novice Shamrocks put on quite the display last weekend.

The schedule had five games in three days for the softball and baseball teams. By Sunday afternoon, the second and third graders had posted a 4-1 record for the weekend.

The girls started it off Friday night with a solid victory over St. Luke's at Memorial Field. Brianna Crump continued to show great form while pitching the Shamrocks to a 9-4 victory.

The offense was led by new hitting star Alison Allen, smacking three hits and scoring two runs with 2 RBI's. Saturday morning, the baseball team traveled out to St. Matthias and came away with a solid 6-2 victory.

Jack Allen threw three innings of one run ball and struck out six. Matt Mc- Cabe was the offensive star with three hits, including the go ahead three-run triple in the fifth inning.

Shamrock softball was back at Saturday afternoon with a 12-0 thumping of St. Pancras at Memorial Field. Defense and timely hitting led to a very impressive victory for the girls.

Molly Mceneaney and Barbara Bradford anchored a solid infield to keep St. Pancras in check. The offense was balanced with key hits from Jessica Ehret, Lexy Montella, and Meghan Corbett.

Sunday saw the conclusion of a busy weekend with another softball victory and the lone lose by our baseball team.

On an early Sunday morning, an undermanned softball team traveled to St. Margaret's and returned with a resounding 11-0 win. Every girl in the line up collected multiple hits with, Cayle Chavanne, Cassidy McGovern, and Barbara Bradford leading the way. Bradford had an impressive two homeruns on the day. On Sunday afternoon, the baseball team took on Blessed Trinity at Memorial Field in a thriller. The offense was key on this day as the teams combined for 23 runs, with Blessed Trinity coming away with the 14-9 victory. Jason Kinneary and Jazen Martinez each had strong games from the plate each collecting multiple hits.

Tyler Strika played a great game in an outfield that saw a lot of work catching the ball from the heavy hitting Blessed Trinity squad. Grace Collins flashed some fancy leather at shortstop for the Shamrocks.

By Sunday evening, the weekend was done and our boys and girls were anxiously awaiting there next games. They have given us every reason to believe that more wins are in the future. WHO ROCKS??? SHAMROCKS!!!!!!!!

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